News :: Hot shoe flashes (Speedlights)

Aug 01 2014
Metz, a world-renown manufacturer of high-quality lighting equipment, has just released a new flagship speedlight - Metz Mecablitz 64 AF-1. Having a Guide Number of 64...
Jan 23 2014
Phottix has released the updates for its Mitros flashes. They address a number of issues, improve overall performance, and even improve usability... We are particularly happy with the Canon update, because it addresses the issue we described...
Oct 18 2013
Nissin Digital has extended its line of portable flashes with the new Di600 model. Priced at $199, the Nissin Di600 speedlight offers great quality and a good set of features that fits the needs of photography enthusiasts...
Sep 23 2012
In 2006, Metz was the first company to put a USB port onto a hot-shoe flash. This year at Photokina 2012, Metz introduced Mecablitz 52 AF-1, the world's first speedlight with a touchscreen...
Aug 27 2012
Nissin, a japanese manufacturer of hot-shoe flashes, has announced that its new MG8000 Extreme flash would be introduced to the market in October 2012. Therefore, it is likely that the official introduction of the flash will be done late September at Photokina 2012 fair... Nissin MG8000 Extreme features the unique flash head that utilizes a quartz tube...
Mar 03 2012
The just announced Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT has been long awaited by Canon photographers around the globe. With its new flagship flash gun, Canon has made a revolutionary move towards built-in wireless radio technology...
Dec 01 2011
Nikon has just announced that a new flagship flash unit, Speedlight SB-910, would be available mid-December 2011. It replaces the current SB-900 model. Taking advantages of the newer technologies introduced with Nikon Speedlight SB-700 not long ago, SB-910 offers a number of important improvements...
Apr 15 2011
Sony HVL-F43AM is a new mid-range flash gun for the Sony Alpha line of cameras. The new flash is a significant step forward from the previous HVL-F42AM model that has been around for quite a while. HVL-F43AM has adopted some very important features from HVL-F58AM...
Feb 28 2011
According to Metz, its new Metz Mecablitz 44 AF-1 digital flash is getting a lot of pre-orders that exceed expectations. Mecablitz 44 AF-1 is an amateur level flash that delivers quite a few features including full TTL compatibility, manual mode, motor zoom head (12-105 mm), wireless slave function, catchlight card, etc.
Feb 07 2011
Canon has introduced two new flashes: Canon Speedlite 320EX and Canon Speedlite 270EX II. Both units feature wireless capabilities. Canon Speedlite 320EX can be set to one of three groups and one of four channels, while Canon Speedlite 270EX II is fixed to group A and is triggered by all channels...
Dec 18 2010
Cosmos Optical and Metal Engineering Pte LTD, a China based manufacturer with headquarters in Singapore, prepares to launch Emoblitz Di390 - a new flash unit with dual TTL capabilities...
Sep 21 2010
Sigma Corporation, a world-known Japanese manufacturer of photographic equipment, has released a new version of their entry level flash gun. The new Sigma EF-610 DG ST flash replaces the older Sigma EF-530 DG ST. The most significant difference is...

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