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Mastering Canon EOS Flash Photography, 2nd Edition by NK Guy

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9 Canon Speedlites

The Whole Family. A representative of every E-series Canon Speedlite produced between 1986 and 2009.

Canon Speedlites are compact, battery-powered, automatic flash units sold by Canon since the 1970s. And this is a comprehensive and exhaustive (if not exhausting) list of the features offered by post-1987 Speedlites that are compatible with EOS cameras. Not every model has every function, of course. Check the table in appendix C for details.

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9.1 Key parts of a Speedlite 580EX II flash unit

9.1Hotshoes

Hotshoes are the traditional, ...

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