Tag: speedlite

Strobist Lighting Gear

Speedlite / Flash The Canon Speedlite 580EX Older but still a crowd favorite. Some of it’s notable features includes, E-TTL (and E-TTL II), has a guide number of 58/191 (meters/feet) at ISO 100 and 105mm focal length. This speedlite works flawlessly and is reliable in any situation.   Amazon ————————————————————————————

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Yongnuo YN-565EX For Canon Now Available

Yongnuo’s latest offering, the Yongnuo YN-565EX is now available. The speedlite costs $180 and is available at the official Yongnuo store and other ebay merchants. Currently available in Canon mount. The Yongnuo YN-565EX offers E-TTL / I-TTL support, large guide number, multiple trigger mode, auto zooming and other features found top brands like the Canon […]

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Yongnuo YN-560 Speedlite Review

What's in the box? YN-560 Flash unit, flash stand, soft pouch, instruction manual and a 2 page leaflet with a quick guide and overview of the flash unit. This is a review of the Yongnuo YN-560 Flash unit. A month ago, I bought my first Yongnuo flash unit, the YN-560. At first, I was really […]

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YONGNUO TTL Speedlite YN-565EX GN 58 for Canon and Nikon

Months ago, YongNuo, a third party manufacturer of inexpensive flash units and other lighting accessories announced the new YN-565EX speedlite. The new speedlite will support both Canons E-TTL and Nikon’s CLS systems. The YN-565 is part of YongNuo’s EX series which promises E-TTL / I-TTL support, large guide number, multiple trigger mode, auto zooming and […]

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Quick Look at The New YongNuo Speedlite YN-560

Wow!!!! All I can say when i first saw it, was Wow!!!. It looks like or close to a Canon 580EX flash, the build quality seems very good. I bought this as an additional flash for strobist setup. Now I have two flash the 430 ex II and this. YongNuo Speedlite YN-560. First off, the […]

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Canon 580 EXII Problems? Constantly Failing?

Why do you blow up so much 580EX II? There has been a lot of people writing in over the years about their 580EX II’s constantly failing. People became more vocal around the time the PocketWizard FlexTT5 and MiniTT1 launched. Below is preliminary research done by PocketWizard on the 580EX II and the problems it […]

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