Who It’s For:
This is Nikon’s top professional flash and is perfect for anyone who needs a high quality, feature rich flash that despite its size, is very portable and comes with some great accessories.
What We Like:
Long Zoom Range: This flash will zoom out all the way to 200m.
Newly Designed Case: This won’t be important to a lot of people, but the case designed for the SB-900 was far too tall for many photographers bags and caused a lot of headaches.
Revised Button Layout: This will be a con for some people used to the old layout, but I find that this one is a little easier to use once you get used to it.
Filters: The filters that comes with the flash and snap on to the front. When set to auto white balance, this automatically communicates to the camera what you’ve done and corrects for it.
Shorter Recycle Times: The SB-910 has an improved recycle time over the previous model the SB-900.
What We Don’t:
Size: This flash is massive, when attached to the top of the camera the SB-910 can get a little annoying due to its size.
Price: At almost $500 dollars this is a very pricy flash and compared to comparable monoblock heads, doesn’t seem to be worth the price if you’re only using it for studio work. If you absolutely need the mobility and ability to work on camera, this is definitely a flash to consider.
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