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Nikon R1 Wireless Close-Up Speedlight Flash System
8.7 out of 10

Nikon R1 Wireless Close-Up Speedlight Flash System

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Overall 8
8.0

Can NOT mount filters to the attachment ring in front of the lens.

SteveTroletti, Nikon
19 July 2014
  • Summary: The flash system is quite good and works for me under many conditions. Flash filter attachments need a redesign to fit firmly. They are also a hassle to work with in the field. The attachment pins are too small and often require you to remove the flash units to install filters and diffuser.
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Overall 10
10

Just what I was looking for

AJM, Adorama
1 July 2014
  • Excerpt: Bought this for dental photography at the recommendation of field experts. Adorama's service and shipping were exceptional. Working with a flash like this is still pretty new to me but so far it looks like it will be a great asset.
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Overall 10
10

Amazing Macro/Micro flash system!

TopherD, Nikon
31 March 2014
  • Summary: After researching nearly every macro flash system out there on the market, and reading extensive reviews,looking at photographs and checking on craftsmanship quality, I have to say you really do get what you pay for!
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Overall 10
10

Versatile Lighting System

NikonD, Nikon
6 June 2012
  • Summary: I have owned this setup for 5 years now, I have used the SU800 and the SB200r flashes for everything .
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Overall 4
4.0

Great idea that needs some refinement

Macro man, Nikon
17 May 2012
  • Summary: I have these flashes since they were first introduced by Nikon some 5 or 6 years ago. They can make awesome light under ideal conditions. However there are some serious design flaws that make them less ideal under normal shooting conditions.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent macro lighting

Adorama
14 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Easy light set up for close up and macro photography. Especially in the field.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Versatile
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Overall 8
8.0

Simple yet Difficult

jguerra23, Adorama
12 May 2012
  • Excerpt: This is excellent for macro, however if you are not always keeping it on the camera, it can be a pain to assemble and take apart over and over and over again.
  • Pros: Once mounted easy to use
  • Cons: The system is heavey
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Overall 10
10

A must have for Macro work.

Eric Gearhart Photography, Adorama
7 May 2012
  • Excerpt: An excellent flash for my 105 2.8 macro.! Wireless, light, easy to rotate the flash heads as needed. Your camera will have to have a "commander mode" though. Deffinately a must have for macro.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Lightweight, Powerful Output, Versatile
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Overall 10
10

Small but very good at the right time!!

srmangmx, buydig.com
1 March 2012
  • Excerpt: the best kit for Macro photo specially at dentistry
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Durable, Powerful Output, Versatile, Fast Recycling
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Overall 6
6.0

just o.k.

capttcb, Adorama
5 December 2011
  • Excerpt: If you have a lot of creativity you might like this. I bought it for macro and sold it or a sb-900 instead. The 900 give me more of what I needed
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Fast Recycling
  • Cons: Bulky, Not Interchangeable, Weak Output
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