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Nikon - SB-300 AF Speedlight External Flash-Angle_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful Soft Flash

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    mpmp12
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    I am in love with this flash, it is at a great price and definitely helped brighten up my photographs when taking photos at events. It is not a very harsh light so my subjects came out with a soft glow. The only thing is that I didn't read that the batteries (2 AAA) were not included and so I had to run to buy some before my event. One of the photos attached I took with the flash in a cloudy day, using a reflector and required very minimum touch up, the other in a dim room required no editing.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Flash

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    JoelPinGA

    I used my internal flash for most of my holiday picture taking, and I noticed that the flash just couldn't properly illuminate a subject that was about 10 ft from the camera. This little flash has no problem properly illuminating a subject at 15 to 20 feet. Photos are clear and well lit with this flash. I would have preferred the SB-700, but at double the price of this flash, I just couldn't go there. I am very happy with the results from this flash!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Simple to install and use with no training.

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    NikonD850User
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    Will probably buy it again someday. I found myself using my iPhone for indoor pics and my Nikon D850 gor outside wildlife and landscape pics, so returned it and bought other products I’d use more often. I guess if the indoor flashed 35 megapixel pics were night and day better than 12 megapixel iPhone pics, I would have kept it, but that’s not a knock on this product, it’s just how far iPhones have come.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great alternative to the built in Flash

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    Jing1King
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    The built-in flash use the power of the camera body. This one not only has it’s own power source but also throws light further and wider out to the subject. You can also adjust it for indirect lighting. Very compact, useful when you don’t need full size equipment, or when you are just taking snapshots.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good not great

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    havanajoe8
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    I used to have the SB-400 and I LOVED it! The SB-300? I like it. Not quite as good, although the small size is good on my D3400. I wish it took AAs instead of AAAs, bounce is adequate but seems like it's just barely adequate. Recharge time is a bit slow. I'm keeping it since it fits nicely and DOES make an improvement over built-in flash, but I really wish I hadn't sold my SB-400!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Portable flash that I use with Nikon D500

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    Jon1346
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    The SB-300 is a good flash to use as an upgrade to a built-in flash or for those that want a lightweight flash for a pro SLR without a built-in flash. It has decent range and provides useful bounce angles to avoid red-eye and provide more balanced light. It won’t replace my SB-800 for portraits or longer-range photography.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great Flash for a beginner

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    NikonD5600
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    I had never used an external flash before. Once I upgraded my camera, I decided that the way to go would be to also purchase an external flash. This flash is small and convenient to carry. It also makes a world of difference with my photos. Surprisingly, I can't imagine how I went so long without an external flash!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very nice little flash

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    RLJones
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    I recently downsized my camera and accessory collection. My old flash wan an older Nikon external Speedlight. It worked fine but was so much bigger than I needed. This one fits the bill. I use it with my Nikon D7500 camera. It is all I will ever need.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Flash

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    Hunter
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    This is a very good external flash! The low cost was also a plus too! I haven’t had any issues with it. The pouch is also great for protecting the device when it’s not being used. I wish that the flash came with rechargeable batteries.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good quality Flash

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    Billy
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    This is a small compact flash but it's very good quality and exactly what I need for fill lighting and regular photography. It's head tilts to make a diffuse Flash.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice small flash

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    tsedtal
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    This is a nice small flash to use on occasion. The batteries go fast and it takes a bit for it recover. If you will need it to take a more than a few pictures, you might want a different flash.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good value for the money

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    sonnydas
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    I'm not quite sure if this flash is much more powerful than the camera's built in flash but it seems fine for general, non professional use. Over all, for the money it seems like a good buy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good compact flash

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    RobertS
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    I like this flash as it is more compact than my previous external flashes. This means is takes up less space in my camera bag. It also has a tilt head. The only downside is that the head doesn't rotate like other external flashes.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for parties!

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    HnoAndres
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    This small flash adds just enough light to photos to boost the atmosphere and add sparkle to the subject's eyes! Best of all, it uses its own batteries, so that it doesn't drain the camera's main battery.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great flash for a beginner.

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    Steve
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    Completely satisfied with my purchase. I could have bought a cheaper off brand flash as suggested by the service rep but I wanted to stick to the brand of my camera.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Flash For the price

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    Stephanie815
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    I needed a flash for my Nikon camera started out with another brand that I won't care to mention but the pictures did not come out as nice and clear as my Nikon flash did, I love this flash!!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great alternative to the larger speed light

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    lin7331
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    I was at first skeptical about purchasing this smaller version of the Nikon Speed light flash, but I have been very impressed thus far at how well this performs.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent

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    scario
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    If you are looking for a functional, simple flash for your Nikon D500, this is the one. Remarkable difference in photos, especially portraits, when using it as a defused flash.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Plenty of light for a smaller flash.

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    Aarum32
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    This flash gives you plenty of light. It works great with Nikkor 35mm f1.8G lens. I like the versatility of the flash. I know it's not a high end flash but it works well for my purposes.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Speed light

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    Nannaeckert
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    It’s perfect for what I was looking for, something to use at wedding receptions when lights are dim or blinking

    I would recommend this to a friend