Best Speedlights For Canon: A Complete Buyer’s Guide

Best Speedlights For Canon

The Speedlite 320EX is the best Speedlight for Canon. It is an external flash that is ideal for photographers who want to use it to light up their subjects. Its features include a high-speed sync mode, which can be used to synchronize the flash with the shutter of a camera, and an automatic flash mode, which will allow you to use the flash without having to manually adjust its settings. Other features include a zoom head, which will allow you to zoom in or out of your subject, an on-off switch, and an automatic pop-up flash.

Quick table with our top 3 picks:

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Godox V860III-C Camera Flash for Canon Camera Flash Speedlite Speedlight Light,2.4G HSS 1/8000s,480 Full-Power Flashes,7.2V/2600mAh Li-ion Battery,0.01-1.5s Recycle Time,10 Levels LED Modeling Lamp
Godox V1-C Round Head Camera Flash Speedlite, 2.4G X Wireless HSS 76Ws Speedlight Flash for Canon 6D 7D 50D 60D 500D 550D 600D 650D 1000D 1100D 1DX 580EX II 5D Mark II III
Godox V1 V1-C Flash for Canon Camera Speedlight with Godox AK-R1 Accessories kit, 2600mAh Li-ion Battery TTL 76Ws 2.4G, 1/8000 HSS, 1.5 sec. Recycle Time On-Camera Round Head Flash Speedlite
Godox V860III-C Camera Flash for Canon Camera Flash Speedlite Speedlight Light,2.4G HSS 1/8000s,480 Full-Power Flashes,7.2V/2600mAh Li-ion Battery,0.01-1.5s Recycle Time,10 Levels LED Modeling Lamp
Godox V1-C Round Head Camera Flash Speedlite, 2.4G X Wireless HSS 76Ws Speedlight Flash for Canon 6D 7D 50D 60D 500D 550D 600D 650D 1000D 1100D 1DX 580EX II 5D Mark II III
Godox V1 V1-C Flash for Canon Camera Speedlight with Godox AK-R1 Accessories kit, 2600mAh Li-ion Battery TTL 76Ws 2.4G, 1/8000 HSS, 1.5 sec. Recycle Time On-Camera Round Head Flash Speedlite
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Godox V860III-C Camera Flash for Canon Camera Flash Speedlite Speedlight Light,2.4G HSS 1/8000s,480 Full-Power Flashes,7.2V/2600mAh Li-ion Battery,0.01-1.5s Recycle Time,10 Levels LED Modeling Lamp
Godox V860III-C Camera Flash for Canon Camera Flash Speedlite Speedlight Light,2.4G HSS 1/8000s,480 Full-Power Flashes,7.2V/2600mAh Li-ion Battery,0.01-1.5s Recycle Time,10 Levels LED Modeling Lamp
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Godox V1-C Round Head Camera Flash Speedlite, 2.4G X Wireless HSS 76Ws Speedlight Flash for Canon 6D 7D 50D 60D 500D 550D 600D 650D 1000D 1100D 1DX 580EX II 5D Mark II III
Godox V1-C Round Head Camera Flash Speedlite, 2.4G X Wireless HSS 76Ws Speedlight Flash for Canon 6D 7D 50D 60D 500D 550D 600D 650D 1000D 1100D 1DX 580EX II 5D Mark II III
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Godox V1 V1-C Flash for Canon Camera Speedlight with Godox AK-R1 Accessories kit, 2600mAh Li-ion Battery TTL 76Ws 2.4G, 1/8000 HSS, 1.5 sec. Recycle Time On-Camera Round Head Flash Speedlite
Godox V1 V1-C Flash for Canon Camera Speedlight with Godox AK-R1 Accessories kit, 2600mAh Li-ion Battery TTL 76Ws 2.4G, 1/8000 HSS, 1.5 sec. Recycle Time On-Camera Round Head Flash Speedlite

Top 10 Best Speedlights For Canon Reviewed

Bestseller No. 1
Godox V1-C Round Head Camera Flash Speedlite, 2.4G X Wireless HSS 76Ws Speedlight Flash for Canon 6D 7D 50D 60D 500D 550D 600D 650D 1000D 1100D 1DX 580EX II 5D Mark II III
  • [Build-in 2.4G Wireless X System] Optic transmission with even illumination and stable output. Build-in 2.4G wireless transmission offers all-in-one functions and 100 meters further transmission distance.
  • [Support TTL Functions] TTL autoflash, Manual Flash, 1/8000s High-speed sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, Flash Exposure Lock, Second Curtain Sync, Modeling flash, etc.
  • [Powerful Li-ion Battery] 7.2v/2600mAh lithium batteries ensure better shooting performance.Max. 1.5s recycle time & 480 full power pops.
  • [Better Performance]Compatible with Canon EOS cameras and is compatible with E-TTL II autoflash.76Ws high guide number, and 28-105 zoom flash coverage.
  • [Excellent light effects] Distributing even light from center to edge, providing natural and beautiful light effect V1 Round flash head's light effect is softer and more even.【Noted:】Please let us know if there is a problem with the hot shoe mount in the 12-month warranty
SaleBestseller No. 2
Flash Diffuser Light Softbox 6x5” by Altura Photo (Universal, Collapsible with Storage Pouch) for Canon, Yongnuo and Nikon Speedlight
  • Altura Photo Softbox Flash Diffuser for Shoe Mount Flash Units.
  • EVEN LIGHTING: Reduces harshness and softens shadows. Features an additional internal diffuser for better wrap around light.
  • SIMPLE AND COMPACT: Integrated hook and loop fastener strap secures around the flash head. Folds down flat when not in use.
  • ONE SIZE FITS ALL: Compatible with most shoe mount flash units (including Canon Nikon Sony Olympus and more). Product Dimensions 6" x 5"
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: Backed by Our 90-Day Satisfaction Guarantee.
Bestseller No. 3
Godox V860III-C Camera Flash for Canon Camera Flash Speedlite Speedlight Light,2.4G HSS 1/8000s,480 Full-Power Flashes,7.2V/2600mAh Li-ion Battery,0.01-1.5s Recycle Time,10 Levels LED Modeling Lamp
  • 👍【Optimal Battery Performance】The V860III uses the upgraded Li-on battery with a large capacity,escorts your shooting journey by its 1.5s recycling time and 480 full-power flashes
  • 👍【Modeling Light for Pre-visualization】A modeling light was added to help you preview the light effect,ensuring every fire had a perfect result.With 10-level dimmable brightness,The V860III also gives you a better sense of lighting techniques through pre-visualization and free adjustmen
  • 👍【Quick Switch for Smooth Control】A quick switch was added at your fingertips,allowing you to switch between manual and TTL mode in a blink.V860III provides you with an incredibly smooth shooting process
  • 👍【Quick-release Lock】The V860III uses a quick-release lock that was updated to a quick lever,ensuring the speedlight is locked safely in place while using on-camera. When off-camera,this design helps you unlock it easily and quickly
  • 👍【Built-in Godox 2.4G Wireless X System】Built-in with the Godox 2.4G wireless X system, The Zoom V860III ensures a reliable shooting process with seamless connectivity.When using it off-camera,The V860III is also compatible with the Godox X system triggers X1,X2 and so on
Bestseller No. 4
Godox V850II GN60 2.4G 1/8000s High-Speed Sync Flash Speedlite Speedlight & 2000mAh Li-ion Battery, 1.5s Recycle time, 650 Full Power Compatible for Canon Nikon Pentax Fuji Olympus Panasonic Cameras
  • Godox V850II High-Speed Speedlite can achieve 1/8000s high-speed sync functions when using in combination with high-speed triggers e.g. Godox Cells II Transceiver, X1 / X2 / Xpro TTL wireless transmitter, etc
  • Upgraded from V850 Speedlite, Godox V850II Speedlite is better light shooting experience with built-in Godox 2.4G wireless X system. With Master and Slave,Off wireless flash system, Godox V850II Speedlight fits all DSLR camera brands e.g. compatible for Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Fuji, Olympus, Panasonic Cameras.
  • GN60, 22 steps of power output(1/1-1/128). Supports M/Multi/S1/S2 modes, 20-200mm auto/manual zooming. With C.Fn custom function settings, focus assist lamp, buzz function, over-temperature protection, etc.
  • Max. 1.5s recycle time and 650 full power pops. 2000mAh lithium battery ensure better shooting performance. Less bulky, less heavy, no hassle but more convenient.
  • Equipped with a wireless control port and a 3.5mm sync cord jack, V850II Speedlite has multiple triggering methods.
Bestseller No. 5
GODOX TT685II-C Flash for Canon Speedlight Camera Flash E-TTL Speedlite High-Speed Sync, 2.4G Wireless X System Compatible for Canon Flash 5D Mark IV 6D Mark II 7D 90D 250D R5 850D (Upgraded TT685C)
  • TT685II new upgraded overhead flash, Hearing the users' voices,the TT685II upgraded in various aspects while also inheriting all the powerful features of the TT685.
  • 【Godox 2.4G Wireless X System】The TT685II is also built-in with Godox 2.4G wireless X system to obtain seamless connectivity with compatible flashes or flash triggers.
  • 【Quick-release Lock】 The TT685II is designed with a quick-release lock to ensure a smooth setup, which helps you capture the next masterpiece in critical moments.
  • 【Wide Light Coverage】The TT685II has both auto/manual zooms, with flash coverage set to match lens focal lengths from 20-200mm. Combining extreme power with maximum zoom flexibility, the TT685 makes it possible for all the different lighting setups and compatible with a wide variety of lenses. With the guide number of 197' at ISO100 and a zoom range of 20-200mm, the TT685distributes the broad and even light you desire for every shoot.
  • 【TCM Instant Conversion】TT685II is added with the TCM function to enhance your shooting efficiency.TCM allows for instant conversion from TTL to manual mode. At the same time, this function helps you lock the proper exposure value ensuring every fire with an accurate expression of light.
Bestseller No. 6
Godox V1 V1-C Flash for Canon Camera Flash Speedlite, 1/8000S HSS 76Ws 2.4G Wireless Round Head Speedlight for Canon 6D 7D 50D 60D 500D 550D 600D 650D 1000D 1100D 1DX 580EX II 5D Mark II III, etc
  • 👍Beautiful Powerful Flash with GN 92ft / 42m @ISO 100 (105mm)
  • 👍Round zoom head design delivers the smoothest, most pleasing light ever to grace a speedlight
  • 👍Complete compatibility with ETTL system features like exposure compensation, EXIF inscription, flash value lock, and High Speed Sync
  • 👍V1 TTL communication flashes as a Master or Slave. High Speed Sync for shutter speeds up to 1/8000 second.
  • 👍Laser AF Assist Lamp For Instant Autofocus Even In Complete Dark On Low ContrastSurfaces
Bestseller No. 7
Yongnuo Professional Flash Speedlight Flashlight Yongnuo YN 560 III for Canon Nikon Pentax Olympus Camera / Such as: Canon EOS 1Ds Mark, EOS1D Mark, EOS 5D Mark, EOS 7D, EOS 60D, EOS 600D, EOS 550D, EOS 500D, EOS 1100D (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • It using Yongnuo RF-602 / RF-603 2.4G ultra-long range wireless flash system. The lead flashing distances up to 100 meters / 328 feet above.
  • Large-size LCD display. The YN560-III is equipped with large-size LCD screen, with clear and intuitive view, easy to use.
  • New Power Zoom Function: By pushing the button on the speedlite, it can make the flash covered length range from 24mm to 105mm.
  • The High Sensitivity Wireless Triggering Sensor: The high sensitivity wireless triggering sensor inherits from YN560, which makes the Slave function ( S1, S2, RX mode).
  • New Charging Socket for External Power Pack: YN560III provides charging socket for external power pack, to meet your higher demand for charging recycle.
Bestseller No. 8
Godox TT685IIC TT685II-C Camera Flash for Canon Camera Flash Speedlite Speedlight Light, E-TTL 2.4G GN60 HSS 1/8000S,0.1-2.6s Recycle Time,330 Full Power Pops,TCM Instant Conversion,Quick-Release Lock
  • 👍👍【Godox 2.4G Wireless X System】:The TT685Il is also built-in with Godox 2.4G wireless × system toobtain seamless connectivity with compatible flashes or flashtriggers.The wide selection of groups and channels ensures areliable shooting process without any interference.The wireless ×system also gives you the utmost freedom for lighting setup with arange of connections up to 100 meters
  • 👍👍【TCM Instant Conversion】 The TT685ll is added with the TCM function to enhance yourshooting efficiency.TCM allows for instant conversion from TTLto manual mode.At the same time, this function helps you lockthe proper exposure value ensuring every fire with an accurateexpression of light
  • 👍👍【Quick-release Lock】 Like the other upgraded additions to the GodoxTTL Flash lineup, the TT685ll is designed with aquick-release lock to ensure a smooth setup,which helps you capture the next masterpiece inthe critical moments
  • 👍👍【Various flash modes forunlimited creativity】 The TT685ll continues the functions in TTL,Manual and Multi flashmode. Under TTL mode, all the functions as HSs(up to 1/8000s),FEC, FEB, rear-curtain sync, and so on help you to capture everysplendid moment quickly, precisely, and creatively. In manual mode,there are 22 steps of power output from 1/1 to 1/128 for your freeadjustment
  • 👍👍【Power port brings amazingspeed and power】 With the power port, you can connect the TT685ll with an externalLithium-lon power pack as PB960 to boost the flash performancefor more possibilities.The TT685 will be your next workhorse forshooting real weddings, street fashion, news photography, and more
Bestseller No. 9
Godox V1C Camera Flash Speedlite Speedlight Round Head Compatible with Canon EOS Series 1500D 3000D 5D Mark LLL 5D Mark ll for Wedding Portrait Studio Photography + Godox AK-R1 Pocket Flash Light Acce
  • With 3 switchable modes, including TTL auto flash mode, M manual flash mode, fluorescent mode, adopt 2.4G wireless X transmission system.
  • Fresnel zoom system, support manual adjustable(coverage range:28-105mm) and automatic zoom; Built-in LED modeling light, 10 levels of adjustable brightness; Magnetic interface for quick installation of various accessories such as the AK-R1 series, saving time for photographers.
  • The speedlite is specially designed for various Canon cameras, hot shoe mount and mini stand, can be used with the camera or can be used alone, create soft light, widely used in portraits photography, still-life photography, wedding trips photography and other shooting scenes.
  • New designed battery storage case, can be quickly installed and disassembled; Improved hot shoe locking design, can be locked in one step, more convenient.
  • Comes with Godox AK-R1 pocket flash light accessories kit, Including dome diffuser, wing reflector, honey comb, snoot, etc; to achieve simple and fast installation, and provide you multiple great lighting effects. With LCD display screen, button and wheel control, easy to operate.
SaleBestseller No. 10
Godox 2X TT600 High Speed Sync 2.4G GN60 Master Slave Off Flash Speedlite Speedlight with Godox X2T-C Wireless Remote Trigger Transmitter Compatible for Canon Cameras & 2x Diffusers,2x Filters,USB LED
  • Godox TT600 flash Speedlite adopts Godox wireless X-system, with build-in 2.4G wireless transmission, it can be used with Godox AD360II-C/AD360II-N flash Speedlite , TT685C/TT685N flash Speedlite ,V860IIN/ V860IIC Speedlite ,X1T-C/X1T-N/X2T-C/X2T-N/XPro-C/XPro-N trigger and other devices that with wireless control system. When used with Godox X1/X2/Xpro TTL wireless Transmitter trigger, it can realize remote control, high speed sync and more functions, make your shooting simpler and easier
  • Godox TT600 speedlight can compatible with most brands cameras such as compatible with Canon Nikon Pentax Olympus Fujifilm Panasonic and other digital cameras with standard hot shoe. It's equipped with optic transmission and 2.4G wireless transmission, offers you an even illumination and stable power output, giving you more outstanding light effect.
  • Build-in 2.4G wireless transmission with all-in-one functions and 100 meters further transmission, to offer you a stable output and creative light effect.Come with 2xTT600 flash Speedlites , 2xDiffusers ,2xFilters and Godox X2T-C wireless Trigger Transmitter is Compatible for Canon EOS series cameras.
  • Superior performance: More flash times, approx.230 full power flashes (using 2500mA Ni-MH batteries), provide enough flash times for your shooting. Faster recycle time: 0.1-2.6s recycling time at full power (using Ni-MH batteries of Panasonics).
  • Even light illumination: GN60 (m ISO 100) high guide number, 1/300s - 1/20000s short flash duration, 5600±200K stable color temperature. Large size LCD panel to offer clear and convenient operation.

5 Things You Must Know While Choosing The Best Speedlights For Canon

  1. The Speedlite 320EX is the best Speedlight for Canon. It is an external flash that is ideal for photographers who want to use it to light up their subjects. Its features include a high-speed sync mode, which can be used to synchronize the flash with the shutter of a camera, and an automatic flash mode, which will allow you to use the flash without having to manually adjust its settings. Other features include a zoom head, which will allow you to zoom in or out of your subject, an on-off switch, and an automatic pop-up flash.
  2. If you want to buy a Speedlight that has great features then you should buy the Speedlite 320EX. This Speedlight is so great because it has all the necessary features that are needed in order for it to be used in photography.
  3. If you want this Speedlight then you should buy it from Amazon because they sell them at very cheap prices and they ship them very fast as well.
  4. If you are looking for this type of flash then I would recommend getting one from Amazon because they have some amazing deals and if I could go back in time I would definitely buy from them again!
  5. You should also check out other websites if they have a deal on this product because sometimes Amazon does not have the best prices so other sites may have better deals on these products!

Wrapping Up

In this article, I gave you some tips on how to choose the best speedlights for Canon. I hope you found it useful. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments section below. Thanks for reading!

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