Powerful, Versatile Speedlight UnitAtop the Nikon Creative Lighting System, the SB-900 is an indispensable portable light source providing effective solutions to lighting challenges.
Nikon’s Precision i-TTL Flash ControlDelivers precise flash exposures and seamless fill-flash performance—even in challenging lighting situations.
Complete Flash Head Positioning FreedomBounce 90°up and 7°down with 360° rotation elevates creative lighting freedom.
Hot Shoe and Wireless OperationUse on-camera, as a wireless Master Commander or as a wireless remote light source.
Renowned Dedicated Wireless Flash ControlWireless Commander Mode offers wireless control at the master Speedlight position, controlling up to 3 remote Speedlight groups and an unlimited number of compatible Speedlights. Four wireless channel options help manage wireless conflicts in multi-photographer environments.
Expanded Auto Power Zoom CoverageSmoothly covers lenses as wide as 17mm and up to 200mm in FX-format and as wide as 12mm and up to 200mm in DX-format use.
Choose From 3 Light Distribution PatternsOptimize light quality by selecting Standard for general illumination, Center-weighted for portraits or Even, for groups or interiors.
Streamlined Controls and MenusConvenient Rotary Select Dial sets key functions quickly and a prominent Master and Remote control switch simplifies wireless operation.
Color Gel Filter IdentificationAutomatically identifies mounted color gel filters and adjusts camera white-balance.* *With select Nikon digital SLRs
Flash Tube Overheat ProtectionAn added measure of safety is provided for sustained high-speed bursts.
Automatic Format IdentificationAutomatically senses the FX or DX-format camera in use and optimizes light distribution.
Flash Value (FV) LockLocks in a specific flash output on the main subject, regardless of aperture, composition or the lens’ zoom position.**With select Nikon digital SLRs