Ultimate lighting control is yours.
When youre ready to differentiate your photos, Nikon Speedlights capture your imagination with limitless light sculpting potential and workhorse performance. Make subjects stand out, enhance natural and available light, and add artistry and drama to any scene. The world of light is yours to explore and control with Nikons Creative Lighting System, engineered and optimized specifically for your Nikon camera.
New to flash photography?
Nikon Speedlights can pivot, rotate and even be positioned off-camera, allowing light direction and intensity to be completely controlled.
External flashes can illuminate subjects up to 98* feet away, nearly 3 times further than your cameras built-in flash.
*When using SB-5000 with Radio Control
Manipulate the colour, shape and texture of light to create dramatic moods and unique special effects to take your photos to amazing new places.
Radio control Advanced Wireless Lighting that does not require line-of-sight to work
Controllers and Systems
Advanced Speedlights and accessories for multi-flash control and communication and specialized flash
techniques like macro photography.
Enhance your photographs with these basic techniques and principles of flash photography.
Three Speedlight Technique with Radio Control
Flashes with radio control allow you to trigger them even when theyre not in direct line of sight. Here, the addition of a radio-controlled bounce light directly behind the subject adds depth, while a coloured rim light helps separate the subject from the background.
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Meet Nikon Ambassador
Creative lighting master and Nikon Ambassador Joe McNally is an internationally acclaimed photographer whose career has spanned 30 years and included assignments in over 50 countries. McNally is known internationally for his ability to produce technically and logistically complex assignments with expert use of colour and light.
Meet Nikon Ambassador
As a freelance photographer for over 30 years, Daves work has primarily centered on sports photography for major publications such as Sports Illustrated, National Geographic, Time, Newsweek, ESPN and more. Known for his creative use of Speedlights and the artistic technique of Lightpainting, Daves portfolio continues to broaden into the commercial and advertising industries.
Todd Owyoung specializes in youth lifestyle, musician/celebrity portraiture and concert coverage, traveling the world on editorial and commercial assignments for clients such as iHeartRadio, Anheuser-Busch, 7UP, Atlantic Records and others. His imagery has appeared in Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Q Magazine, SPIN, Kerrang and more.
Corporate photographer David Tejada is a location shooter; traveling to where his subjects are found—on construction sites, inside factories and executive offices. By using a minimal amount of equipment, placed correctly, the viewer is given the perception that the lighting situations in the photographs that David produces are more complex.
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