Yongnuo YN-560 Speedlight Flash for Canon and Nikon

Yongnuo YN-560 Speedlight Flash for Canon and Nikon – Product Description:


Yongnuo YN-560 Speedlight Flash for Canon and Nikon*Guide number:58 at ISO100, 105MM.
*Super speed of charging recycle:It only takes 3 seconds in charging after full power output. Even without new batteries, you can get the super charging speed that it only needs 4-5 seconds, you can completely get rid of the nightmare of anxious waiting for charging,. In addition, you can use the external power pack to accelerate the charging speed once more.
*Supporting high speed continuous shooting:Under the ouput level of 1/8 or below, YN-560 can support the 8FPS high speed continuous shooting.
*The Improved power saving mode:In the power saving mode, the flash keep sidle for 3 minutes and then it will setp into the dormancy state in order to save power. and it will automatically shutdown aftger keeping idle for 15 minutes. If you disabled the power saving mode, the power saving indicator will be on, the flash won’t step into the dormancy state aftger being stopped. It will be automatically shut down after 30 minutes.
*The more fine output control: The adjustment range of YN-560 output level is 1/1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64, 1/128, there are 8 levels of putput and each level has 8 ine tuning stalls.
*The automatic setting saving:It can automatically save your current setting.
*Overheating protection
*Maually set the zooming position:The coverd focal length of the flash will switch in circel of 14 / 28 / 35 / 50 / 70 / 80 / 105mm by pressing the button.

Advanced Application:
1. Fine tuning the out put power
2. Multi-flash Lighting Application
3. Buttons are effective immediately
4. The use of external charging box
5. High-speed continuous shooting
6. Rear-curtain Sync
7. Reflection Flash
8. Using the built-in Bounce Card
9. Using the built-in Wide-angle Diffuse

Product Features :

  • YN-560 Speedlight Flash for Canon and Nikon

Yongnuo YN-560 Speedlight Flash for Canon and Nikon – Review:


So I already own a canon 430ex II, and was trying to determine whether this flash was worth it. I am so glad that I bought it. I am a professional photographer who shoots mainly natural light, but wanted another flash for flexibility with off camera lighting scenarios. This thing rocks! In one job, I had accidentally turned off a remote receiver and thought that it was dead. This would have ruined the shoot, but thankfully the yn560 has a built-in optical slave that worked flawlessly and saved my neck! I have been using it with my canon 430 ex II (both off camera) with great results. I don’t recommend this flash to people with the following needs:

1. TTL – it doesn’t have it, manual only.
2. An LCD screen with menus and lots of options – this flash is pretty simple in terms of features.
3. A person new to flash photography intending to use it on camera with subjects of varying distances – if you don’t know what you are doing with flash, it is a better idea to just buy the ttl flash first and then play with the manual flashes when you’ve had more time for study and experience.
4. People just trying to get a cheap flash. – this flash is certainly inexpensive, but the named brand flashes from Canon and Nikon are very nice. If you are going to own one flash, get a good one first with ttl and more features.

Lastly, don’t let the comparisons of canon or Nikon flashes trick you. Those flashes are durable, reliable, and feature rich. This flash is great for manual flash work and off camera lighting. I love how it works for those things. I am even considering buying another one or two down the road.



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