Nikon SB-R200 Wireless Speedlight Flash Reviews, Samples and Resources

First published on: Monday, 22 September 2008

This page has links to Nikon SB-R200 reviews and user opinions, sample photos and references.

The SB-R200 wireless remote speedlight flash was announced on November 1st, 2005.

8 SB-R200 speedlights to form a powerful ring flash
Eight Nikon SB-R200 wireless speedlight flash units in use for portraiture, by V_Kids

V_Kids has posted some very interesting photos and portraits showing how eight SB-R200 flash units can be mounted on a Carl Zeiss 85mm f/1.4 lens to form a ring flash powerful enough to shoot in broad daylight. Camera used was the Nikon D3. Here is a link to the forum discussion where larger photos can be viewed.

10-Oct-2008 update: I met Rener Tan of ConceptShots.com today at the Sony A900 launch at the Le Meridien Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, and he told me of a more compact approach for turning your Nikon speedlight flash into a ring light, which is to use the Ray Flash Ring Flash Adapter. Here are some related links:


  1. Online store, and another one.

  2. Review of the Ray Flash at Strobist

Resources

Official web page for the SB-R200
Nikon USA has details on the key features and specifications.

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