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Speedliter’s Handbook: Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites by Syl Arena

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Chapter 16. Keeping the Energy Up

BATTERIES BASICALLY 217

SINGLE-USE BATTERIES 218

RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES 219

BEST AA BATTERIES 220

BATTERY STRATEGIES 221

CP-E4 COMPACT BATTERY PACK 221

CHARGING BATTERIES 222

CARRYING BATTERIES 223

Figure 16.1. There are many choices when buying AA batteries for your Speedlites. The best type for you depends upon your shooting style, your battery charger, and your budget.

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The Short Version

Speedlites are power-hungry creatures. As a Speedliter, if you become well acquainted with the many types of batteries and chargers out there, you’ll end up minimizing how much it costs to feed your Speedlites.

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