Hot shoe flashes (Speedlights)



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...
 Sony 
 News 
Apr 05 2011
The purpose of this article is to compare overheating protection (thermal cut-out) features of Nikon Speedlight SB-700 and Nikon Speedlight SB-900. Both flashes are capable of halting the operation in cases when the internal temperature reaches the levels that can cause damage. So, the idea is to see what it takes to make the thermal cut-out to kick in...
 Nikon 
 Tests 
Mar 10 2011
Speedlight SB-700 is the Nikon's new mid-range flash gun that has replaced Nikon Speedlight SB-600 unit. SB-600, however, will be still available new and used for quite some time, so photographers are faced with the question whether to go for a newer model or save money and opt for the discontinued unit...
 Nikon 
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.
 Metz 
 News 
Feb 08 2011
Canon's ultra-compact and ultra-lightweight Canon Speedlite 270EX flash is replaced by Canon Speedlite 270EX II. Since the new flash carries the Mark II designation, it is not very different from the original version the main characteristics of both units are the same. For some premium...
 Canon 
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...
 Canon 
 News 
Jan 22 2011
Bower SFD728 is an inexpensive digital flash that for the price (currently around $60) offers quite a few features including flash exposure compensation, auto-focus assist beam, and second curtain synchronization. Unlike other inexpensive flashes that go down the manual mode road, Bower SFD728 is fully automatic...
 Bower 
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...
 News 
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...
 Sigma 
 News 
Sep 21 2010
Sigma Corporation, a world-known Japanese manufacturer of photographic equipment, has released a new version of their flagship electronic flash. The new Sigma EF-610 DG Super flash replaces the older Sigma EF-530 DG Super flash. Sigma EF-610 DG Super features a guide number of 61...
 Sigma 
 News 
Sep 15 2010
Nikon has released a successor to their popular SB-600 flash gun. The new Nikon Speedlight SB-700 looks very attractive and should be available in November 2010...
 Nikon 
 News 
Aug 23 2010
Metz, the German manufacturer of photo electronics, has introduced a successor to their popular consumer level flash gun, Metz Mecablitz 48 AF-1, which is being replaced by Metz Mecablitz 50 AF-1. As the model name suggests, the light output of the new flash is increased...
 Metz 
 News 


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