Does Sony flash work on Nikon?
Unfortunately, there aren’t many affordable off-camera flash solutions provided by Sony. Sony has a proprietary Multi-Interface hot-shoe that won’t work directly with Canon or Nikon flash gear. Thankfully though there are some great third-party off-camera flash units for Sony.
How do I use an external flash on my Nikon?
To use an external flash on a Nikon camera, make sure to mount the off-camera flash properly. Then, reset the flash settings before selecting the flash, shooting, and shutter synchronization modes. After that, you can adjust the ISO, flash exposure compensation, and angle of the flash head.
Can I use a Canon flash on a Nikon?
Yes, it will work, or at least, it’s worked in the case I’ve tried (canon flash on a nikon body). You’re right that the specific TTL metering and the like doesn’t work, but the flash definitely triggers.
Can I use Sony flash on Canon camera?
Yes, sorta. You would need a non-optical means of triggering the Sony. Sync cord, radio remote, etc. Optical slave would trigger the Sony with the preflash of the canons.
Is external flash necessary for DSLR?
Outdoors flash isn’t as essential. Its good for backlight subjects and can be used to create interesting effects, stop motion in less than great light outdoors, but the range of the light is rather limited. You don’t NEED and external flash but if you want your images to stand out you will probably want one.
Are camera flashes brand specific?
There are several independent brands of flashes that are compatible with various brands of cameras. When you purchase these flashes, you must specify that you want the one that is compatible with your brand of DSLR.
What is the SB-500 AF Speedlight used for?
The SB-500 AF Speedlight is a compact, easy to use Nikon Speedlight for flash photography as well as video with its built-in LED video light. SB-500 AF Speedlight | Speedlight Flash for Nikon D-SLRs and COOLPIX Cameras with a Hotshoe
What is the Nikon SB-500 flash?
The Nikon SB-500 is a small flash for use on all Nikon’s DSLRs except the D1 series and D100, as well as many better Coolpix and the Nikon F6. It won’t work with 35mm cameras other than the F6, since it needs a camera that uses Nikon’s i-TTL system, introduced in 2003 with the D2Hand F6.
Who is the SB-500 for?
Sitting above the compact SB-300 and below the larger and more powerful SB-700, the SB-500 is targeted at beginners and enthusiasts, who want something more capable than a built-in flash or a basic speedlight.
What kind of Flash does Nikon use for video recording?
Portable and easy-to-use the Nikon SB-500 AF Speedlight Flash & LED Video Light is compatible with Nikon D-SLRs as well as specific COOLPIX cameras and the Nikon Creative Lighting System. Boasts an onboard high-intensity LED light that’s ideal for movie recording.