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Better photos with flash! Here you find information and reviews about speedlites from Canon, Yongnuo, Nikon, Nissin, and other manufacturer brands. Most recent posts: Yongnuo Speedlite EX600 DiscoveredSpeedlite 600EX-RT and ST-E3-RT – Canon’s Radio New Flash DuoYongnuo YN-468 II released

Breaking News: Yongnuo Speedlite EX600 Flash

Breaking News: Yongnuo Speedlite EX600 FlashBreaking news: Yongnuo have listed a new flash unit on their site, and it comes with a mouth-watering name: Yongnuo [more]

Surprise: There are 2 new Canon Speedlites - 600EX and 600EX-RT

Surprise: There are 2 new Canon Speedlites - 600EX and 600EX-RTThis new product can't be found on the Us Canon website yet as of March 2nd, but the German website [more]

Speedlite 600EX-RT and ST-E3-RT - Canon's New Radio Flash Duo (this is HUGE news!)

Speedlite 600EX-RT and ST-E3-RT - Canon's New Radio Flash Duo (this is HUGE news!)Together with other news Canon today announced 2 3 new speedlite products, the 600EX speedlite and the ST-E3 speedlite transmitter. [more]

Yongnuo YN-565EX for Nikon Available Now!

Yongnuo YN-565EX for Nikon Available Now!Finally, the long-awaited new Yongnuo speedlite for Nikon is here and available for purchase from the manufacturer store on eBay: [more]

Nikon Speedlight SB-910 to Replace the SB-900 Flash

Nikon Speedlight SB-910 to Replace the SB-900 FlashNovember 28, 2011: Nikon just announced the new SB-910 as an upgrade of their current professional hot shoe flash SB-900. [more]

Yongnuo Speedlite YN560-II Manual Flash (new upgraded 'mark II' version)

Yongnuo Speedlite YN560-II Manual Flash (new upgraded 'mark II' version)Big news: Expected for December release is the new, upgraded Yongnuo YN560-II flash! The YN-560 mark II is the latest [more]

Yongnuo YN468-II Available Now! (Don't buy the old one anymore)

Yongnuo YN468-II Available Now! (Don't buy the old one anymore)Nov 3, 2011: The new YN-468-II has been released and is available now for $102! Get it from the Yongnuo [more]

Yongnuo YN-468II E-TTL Speedlite Flash "Mark 2"

Yongnuo YN-468II E-TTL Speedlite Flash Speedlights.net exclusive: the new flash unit YN-468 Mark II for Canon will be released during the month of November as [more]

Yongnuo YN-565 EX Flash Review

Yongnuo YN-565 EX Flash ReviewFinally the new Yongnuo YN-565 EX has arrived in the Speedlights.net office! Buying a flash is a quick thing thanks [more]

Yongnuo YN-565 Instruction Manual PDF

Yongnuo YN-565 Instruction Manual PDFHere's the PDF instruction manual for the Yongnuo YN-565 (the document covers both the Canon and Nikon version). Click on [more]

Flash Units by Manufacturer Brand

Browse through the list to find information and in-depth review articles by manufacturer and flash model name. Info and reviews for Vivitar, Sigma, and other manufacturer brands are listed under the “other manufacturers” category:

Yongnuo Speedlite

YN-460 II review
YN-465 review
YN-467 review
YN-468 Mark II NEW
YN-560 review
YN-560 Mark II NEW
YN-565 EX review
YN EX600 NEW
 
past models
YN-460 review
YN-468 review

Canon Speedlite

270EX II
320EX review
430EX II review
580EX II review
600EX-RT and ST-E3-RT
600EX

Nikon Speedlight

SB-400
SB-700 review
SB-900
SB-910 NEW
 
past models
SB-600 review
SB-800

Metz Flashes

50 AF-1
58 AF-2
 
past models
48 AF-1 review

Nissin Flash

Di622 Mark II review
Di866 Mark II
 
past models
Di866 review

Other Manufacturers

MeiKe MK930 review
Sigma EF-610 DG Super
Vivitar 285 HV

 

Discussion Forums!

Flash product road maps … new features … release dates: use the “ask Yongnuo” forum to ask Yongnuo direct questions; the general forum is your place to talk about anything flash related.

Ask Yongnuo a question!
Special Pages

OK – you see there’s a lot of choice out there, but which one should you buy from the dozens of available flash units? Canon, Metz, Nissin, Sigma, Vivitar, Nissin, Yongnuo, Oloong, or MeiKe? The following pages provide more information across several brands and list recommended models for different budgets.

Flash Finder for Canon

Canon SpeedlitesWhich flash should I buy for my Canon camera? Does it have to be an ‘original’ Canon Speedlite, or what do I get from a 3rd party manufacturer? How do the key features compare? Which ones are recommended?

Find a flash for Canon!

Flash Finder for Nikon

Nikon speedlight flashesWhat speedlight models from Nikon are compatible with today’s DSLR? Can I buy a Metz oder a model from Nissin? Which Yongnuo flashes are available in i-TTL version for Nikon digital CLS?

Find a flash for Nikon!

YN465/468/565/etc + Canon Rebel T3i/5D mkII/7D = ?

Yongnuo TTL flash YN468 YN467 YN465 YN565Canon cameras can be a bit tricky when it comes to compatibility with 3rd party flash. This crowd-sourced and curated list represents what’s known about camera-flash compatibility at this point.

Check the Yongnuo-Canon compatibility table

Which Is the Most Powerful Flash? Speedlights.net Power Index

Speedlights.net Power Index for TTL FlashForget the manufacturer specs! Different zoom settings, measurement methodologies, and sometimes even ISO adjustments make it very hard to compare guide numbers between different models and makes. The Speedlights.net ranking displays actual metering results, all of them obtained under controlled test conditions.

See the most powerful flash units tested so far

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