Category Archives: Updates

Flash Finder For Canon and Nikon

In the navigation bar you find now the Flash for Canon overview with info on 30+ ETTL (II) enabled speedlites. The Flash for Nikon speedlight guide lists 26 i-TTL flashes to choose from, both new and used models. And a … Continue reading

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Canon Speedlite 320EX Preview

Canon announced 2 new speedlites: the 270EX II, and the new and very interesting photo-video hybrid flash 320EX, which is the topic here. For camcorders, there have been video lights with additional flash tube before – see the photo of … Continue reading

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Canon 270EX II Speedlite Announced

Together with 2 new camera bodies – the T3 = EOS 1100D in Europe and the T3i = EOS 600D, Canon announced two new speedlites, the 320EX and the 270EX II. The 270EX II is announced at $170 in the … Continue reading

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Yongnuo News: YN460-II and YN560 Now With Metal Foot

The Yongnuo YN 460 Mark II design has been updated in one detail as reports indicate: YN-460 Mark II now comes with a metal foot! Thank you very much speedlights.net reader Albert for reporting about the Yongnuo YN-460-II now shipping … Continue reading

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SB-700 Battery Chamber Door Falling Apart?

SB-700 quality problems? The new Nikon SB-700 speedlight is a nice flash with a great user interface. I also wrote before that the new battery chamber is an improvement over previous Nikon flashguns. Maybe I was wrong. See what happened … Continue reading

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Yongnuo 560 Real World Guide Number Table

Flash guide number for the Yongnuo 560 was measured before. What’s new now is a full guide number table with the manufacturer specs versus the Speedlights.net test results – see here below; go for more information to the YN 560 … Continue reading

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Unboxing Nikon Speedlight SB-700

The new Nikon SB-700 arrived today with overnight express! The in-depth review will take some time, but here’s an unboxing video of Nikon’s new external flash and successor to the speedlight SB-600. It shows the unpacking, installing of batteries, powering … Continue reading

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Nikon SB-700 Speedlight Flash Available Now

SB-700 available now in US! Update from 12/16: A few Nikon SB-700 are available today on eBay and amazon has them in stock. Prices are around $350 to $370, which is higher than the official introduction price of $329. But … Continue reading

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Nissin Di622 Mark II vs Di622 and Di866

The new Nissin Di622 Mark II is an upgrade from the Di622 and a powerful middle class flash at an attractive price. In contrast to the limited precursor it now could be called “quintuple-sync” as it can be triggered in … Continue reading

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SB-700 Guide Number Details

The instruction manual of the SB-700 is available for download now from Nikon, and I could finally have a look at the guide number table. Before, all that was known was the GN at 35mm FX, and sadly that GN … Continue reading

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