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Recently I got a Sunpak auto 22SR flash gun. I have a nikon D 5000 and Iam about to go for a photography assignment with it(About 7 days).I am not familiar with the flash gun and I want to Know weather there is any risk for my camera body?and What are the things I must Know?Kindly give me a replay soon as don't have enough time.



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Recently I got a Sunpak auto 22SR flash gun. I have a nikon D 5000 and Iam about to go for a photography assignment with it(About 7 days).I am not familiar with the flash gun and I want to Know weather there is any risk for my camera body?and What are the things I must Know?Kindly give me a replay soon as don't have enough time.


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