Flash (photography)
A flash is a device used in photography producing a flash of artificial light (typically 1/1000 to 1/200 of a second) at a color temperature of about 5500 K to help illuminate a scene. A major purpose...
LumiQuest
LumiQuest is an American manufacturer of photographic accessories. The company is noted for and has popularized folding light modifiers for shoe mount photographic flashes. The unique designs are manu...
Battery–capacitor flash
A battery–capacitor flash (BC flash) is a flash photography system used with flashbulbs. Instead of relying directly on the current pulse ability of a battery to directly fire a flashbulb, a battery...
Flash synchronization
In a camera, flash synchronization is defined as synchronizing the firing of a photographic flash with the opening of the shutter admitting light to photographic film or electronic image sensor. It i...
Flash comparison
A list of flash guns, for easy comparison of strobes, from different manufactures. The list is intended to supplement the list of photographic equipment makers.
Speedlite 580EX
Canon Inc.'s EOS flash system refers to the photographic flash mechanism used on Canon's film (35mm and APS) or digital EOS single-lens reflex cameras. The line was first introduced in 1987. It has go...
IISO flash shoe
iISO (intelligent ISO) flash shoe (aka "reversed" hotshoe) is the unofficial name for the proprietary accessory flash attachment and control interface used on Minolta cameras since the i-series introd...
Monolight
A monolight is a self-contained photographic flash lighting unit usually found in a studio. Each monolight has its own independent power source. It does not depend on a centralized power supply as a...
Sunpak auto zoom 600 flash
The Sunpak auto zoom 600 is a thyristor-based flash.It has a flash head capable on being adjusted between 0 and 90 degrees with stops at 0, 60 and 90 degrees.The flash distance can be adjusted for 35,...
Hot shoe
A hot shoe is a mounting point on the top of a camera to attach a flash unit and other compatible accessories.
The hot shoe is shaped somewhat like an inverted, squared-off "U" of metal. The match...
Speedlite 580EX II
Canon Inc.'s EOS flash system refers to the photographic flash mechanism used on Canon's film (35mm and APS) or digital EOS single-lens reflex cameras. The line was first introduced in 1987. It has go...
Nikon BS1
The BS-1 is the hotshoe cover that comes with most of the Nikon DSLRs
The Nikon BS-1 slides into the hot-shoe to protect it when not in use by an external flash or other accessory that slides into...
Argon flash
Argon flash, also known as argon bomb, argon flash bomb, argon candle, and argon light source, is a single-use source of very short and extremely bright flashes of light. The light is generated by a s...
Beauty dish
A beauty dish is a photographic lighting device that uses a parabolic reflector to distribute light towards a focal point. The light created is between that of a direct flash and a softbox, giving the...
Speedlite 420EX
Canon Inc.'s EOS flash system refers to the photographic flash mechanism used on Canon's film (35mm and APS) or digital EOS single-lens reflex cameras. The line was first introduced in 1987. It has go...
Speedlite 550EX
Canon Inc.'s EOS flash system refers to the photographic flash mechanism used on Canon's film (35mm and APS) or digital EOS single-lens reflex cameras. The line was first introduced in 1987. It has go...
Air-gap flash
An air-gap flash is a photographic light source capable of producing sub-microsecond light flashes, allowing for (ultra) high-speed photography. This is achieved by a high-voltage (20 kV typicall...
Guide number
The guide number for an electronic flash measures its ability to illuminate the subject to be photographed at a specific film or sensor sensitivity and angle of view. A higher guide number indicates ...
Flashtube
A flashtube, also called a flashlamp, is an electric arc lamp designed to produce extremely intense, incoherent, full-spectrum white light for very short durations. Flashtubes are made of a length of ...
Flash-lamp
The electric flash-lamp uses electrical current to start flash powder burning, to provide a brief sudden burst of bright light. It was principally used for flash photography in the early 20th century ...
Hyundai Fomex
Hyundai Fomex Co., Ltd is a company based in Seoul, South Korea which specializes in manufacturing photo&video lighting system under the brand name “Fomex”. Founded Hyundai IMAX in Gangnam-gu, Seo...
Photoflash capacitor
A photoflash capacitor is an electrolytic capacitor used in flash cameras, professional flashes, and also in solid-state laser power supplies. Their usual purpose is to briefly power a high-voltage fl...
Stroboflash
Stroboflash is the name of one of the earliest commercially successful portable dry cell battery powered electronic flashes produced.
It was designed and initially manufactured in 1942 by Strobo R...
Ring flash
A ring flash, invented by Lester A. Dine in 1952, originally for use in dental photography, is a circular photographic flash that fits around the lens, especially for use in macro (or close-up) photog...
Speedlight
Speedlight is the brand name used by Nikon Corporation for their photographic flash units, used since the company's introduction of strobe flashes in the 1960s. Nikon's standalone Speedlights (those n...
Nikon GP-1
The Nikon GP-1 is a Global Positioning System (GPS) accessory receiver manufactured by Nikon that collects geographic coordinate data and places it into the Exif data of a picture. It connects to the...
Canon EOS flash system
Canon Inc.'s EOS flash system refers to the photographic flash mechanism used on Canon's film (35mm and APS) or digital EOS single-lens reflex cameras. The line was first introduced in 1987. It has go...