The YN568EX-II can operate as a remote (slave) flash to many different master types, including another YN568EX-II, a Canon 580EX-II, ST-E2, 70D, 60D, 600D plus others (Sc mode), or Nikon SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SU-800 and several camera models such as the D700, D800 etc. (Sn mode). Continue reading →
On 1 July 2008 Nikon announced the introduction of the SB-900, and so began the next step in lightweight portable, hot shoe mounted speedlights, bringing several important new features not previously available on any brand. Continue reading →
To set the SB-800 to Remote mode it is necessary to enter the custom functions menu. It may look complicated the first time around, but once you’ve done it once, you will wonder what all the fuss was about! Continue reading →
To set the SB-800 to Master mode it is necessary to enter the custom functions menu. Don’t worry, this is not going to be too complicated, but it may seem so the first time you do it. Continue reading →
Note: This review was written prior to the release of the SB-900, and an addition has been made at the end to reflect the SB-900s new features.
Introduced in 2003, the SB-800 became the standard flashgun for most pros and advanced amateurs using the Nikon system.
For those coming to flash photography for the first time, or are perhaps upgrading from earlier non TTL speedlights, the SB-800 includes several operating modes to suit just about every need. These are: Continue reading →
Sometimes manufacturer’s manuals are not so easy to follow, or get lost, so for those wanting a more pictorial demonstration of using the Nikon SB-600 in CLS Remote (Slave) mode here goes: Continue reading →