Top 20 Best Nikon D5300 External Flash Reviews & Comparison [Ultimate Guide]

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The Best Nikon D5300 External Flash Deals This Week: 

Bestseller No. 1
Meike MK950N TTL Camera Flash Speedlite Compatible with Nikon D5300 D7100 D7000 D5200 D5000 D3500 D3100 D3200 D600 D90 D80 etc
  • 【New charging socket for external power pack】Adds a charging socket for external power pack to meet your higher demand for charging recycle.
  • 【New PC synchronous port】Adds a standard PC synchronous port, which makes it simple for you to use the PC synchronous line.
  • 【High speed continuous shooting】Under the output level of 1/8 or below, MK950 can support the 8FPS high speed continuous shooting.
  • 【The improved power saving mode】 In the power saving mode, the flash will get automatic shutdown sooner; for non-saving mode, it will take a longer time before automatic shut down.
  • 【Super speed of charging recycle】It only takes 3 seconds in charging after full power output: even without new batteries, you can get the super charging speed than it only needs 4-5 seconds; you can use the external power pack to accelerate the charging speed once more.
SaleBestseller No. 2
NEEWER 750II TTL Camera Flash Speedlite with LCD Screen, Compatible with Nikon D4 D5 D60 D90 D100 D200 D300S D300 D500 D610 D700 D750 D800 D810 D850 D3400 D3500 D5200 D5300 D7000 D7100 D7200 D7500
  • Powerful Flash with High Guide No. 58 (m) / 190ft(at 105mm focal length,ISO 100 in meters/feet).
  • Charging socket for external power pack: adds a charging socket for external power pack. PC synchronous port: simple for you to use the PC synchronous line.
  • Vertical rotation angle:-7 to 90 degrees;Horizontal rotation angle:0 to 270 degrees.
  • Flash duration: 1/300 to 1/20000s.
  • Note: flash only, camera not included!
Bestseller No. 3
Meike MK430 TTL Flash Speedlite Compatible with Nikon D7100 D5300 D5200 D3500 D3100 D600 D800 D3200 D90 D80 D300 D7500 D780,etc
  • Supports I-TTL auto flash mode and S1/S2 optical slave mode.
  • Hign GN. of 42 with compact size, supports MULTI flash mode, enables you to capture the intricate motion states.
  • LCD display enables precise control of brightness of the speedlight, change other settings with ease.
  • Comprehensive functions, easy to operate and nice build quality makes the speedflash friendly for beginers.
  • Overheat protection, automatic detection of flashlite temperature,extended service life.
SaleBestseller No. 4
Altura Photo AP-305N Camera Flash Light with Manual Trigger for Nikon D3500 D3400 D5600 D5500 D5300 D850 D780 D750 D7500 D7200 Z6 Z7 Z8 Z9 Z50-2.4GHz I-TTL Speedlight for Mirrorless and DSLR Camera
  • ADVANCED WIRELESS FUNCTIONS: Incorporated 2.4GHz makes it easy to shoot with advanced wireless multiple flash lighting, in the same way as TTL auto-flash shooting when using several flash units. Multi-angle and multi-directional photography setups are simple since flash units don’t need visual proximity to one another. The RT-305 manual Flash trigger enables wireless transmission with a manual set up, it does not support TTL mode.
  • WIRELESS MANUAL TRIGGER: The RT-305 manual wireless Trigger has 16 channels for communication. NOTE: When using the RT-305 manual wireless trigger with the AP-305 Flash, HSS and TTL are not supported and flash sync speed will work up to 1/250s. HSS and TTL are only available when using one or more of the AP-305 Flash.
  • COMPACT, LIGHTWEIGHT WITH PROFESSIONAL PERFORMANCE: Same professional power in a 30% lighter package. Includes One Altura photo AP-305N Speedlite Flash for Nikon + One RT-305 Manual Wireless Trigger + Mini Stand + Protective Pouch.
  • FLEXIBLE MODES: TTL, Manual (M), and Multi (Stroboscopic) modes offer the versatility to achieve a correct flash exposure even in complex light-changing environments.
  • WIDE RANGE FLASH COVERAGE: The AP-305N Speedlite has a guide number of 36m/118 ft. at ISO 100 to help achieve the lighting you desire. Great for DSLR, Mirrorless and Off Camera Photography. Compatible with all Nikon cameras, including; D3500, D3400, D3300, D3200, D3100, D3000, D7500, D7200, D7100, D7000, D5600, D5500, D5200, D5300, D5100, D5000, D850, D810, D780, D750, D610, D500, Z7, Z6, Z50, P1000, P900.
Bestseller No. 5
Opteka IF-980 i-TTL Dedicated Auto-Focus Speedlight Flash with LCD Display for Nikon Z50, Z7, Z6, D6, D5, D4, D850, D810, D780, D750, D610, D500, D7500, D7200, D5600, D5500, D5300, D3500, D3400, D3300
  • MULTI POSITION - The Opteka IF-980 has an adjustable tilt head with six positions: -7 to 90°. The -7° downward tilt allows you to fully illuminate your subject when shooting close-up. You can also twist it to the left up to 90° and to the right up to 180°.
  • MULTI ZOOM - The Opteka IF-980 covers a 24-180mm range (in 35mm full frame format) and extends to 18-180mm with the diffuser panel in place. In auto mode the zoom range is stepless, it does not set at 24mm, 35mm, etc, but matches the exact focal length of the zoom lens for optimal lighting.
  • i-TTL - The flash and ambient light are reflected by the subject through the camera lens and then metered by the camera's TTL metering system. The flash power is adjusted accordingly. A digital camera TTL flash system, often known as i-TTL, involves firing a pre-flash before the actual exposure.
  • SPECIFICATIONS - Guide 85m / 278'@ ISO 100, Red Eye Reduction, Auto Focus Target Assist Illumination, On-Camera i-TTL, Wireless Capability, Slave Mode S1 and S2, Multi-Stroboscopic Flash Mode, Manual Flash Mode, Built-In Wide Angle Diffuser and Bounce, Up to 1500 Flash Cycles Per Charge (must use rechargeable batteries), Recycle Time 2.9s, 2.1" Backlit LCD, 7 to 90 Degree Tilt, 180 Degree Rotation, PC Sync Port, 1-Year Opteka Warranty.
  • COMPATIBILITY - Can be used on all Nikon cameras including Z50, Z7, Z6, D6, D5, D4, D3, D2, D1, D7500, D7200, D7100, D7000, D5600, D5500, D5400, D5300, D5200, D5100, D5000, D3500, D3400, D3300, D3200, D3100, D3000, D850, D810, D800, D780, D750, D700, D610, D600, D500, D400, D300, D200, D100, D90, D80, D70, D60, D50, D40.
Bestseller No. 6
Godox V860III-N Flash for Nikon Camera Flash Speedlite Speedlight 7.2V/2600mAh Li-ion Battery, 2.4G Wireless HSS 1/8000 1.5s Recycle Time 10 Levels LED Modeling Light for Nikon (Upgraded V860II-N)
  • 💡[Better Battery Performance] Upgraded a new battery with higher capacity(7.2V/2600mAh) offering 1.5s recycle time and 480 full power flashes. The battery is also interchangeable with V1, making your potential pack lighter.
  • 💡[Modeling Light] Added a modeling light at the front to aid pre-visualization, and blend with ambient light, with brightness dimmable in 10 levels.
  • 💡[Build-in Godox 2.4G Wireless X System] Build-in 2.4G wireless transmission offers all-in-one functions and 100 meters further transmission distance. Optical transmission with even illumination and stable output.
  • 💡[Fully Support TTL Functions] Godox V860III-N is compatible with Nikon DSLR cameras and I-TTL II autoflash. Supporting for TTL auto flash, manual flash, 1/8000 high-speed sync, flash exposure compensation, flash exposure lock, second curtain sync, modeling flash, etc.
  • 💡[Quick Button and Release Lock] Godox V860III has a quick button on the side, able to quickly switch from the manual mode to TTL mode. Updated a quick release lock to a quick lever to lock the Speedlight into place on your camera’s hotshoe.
Bestseller No. 7
Neewer TT560 Flash Speedlite for Canon Sony Nikon Panasonic Olympus Pentax and Other DSLR Cameras, Digital Camera Speedlight with Standard Hot Shoe
  • Vertical Rotation Angle: 0~90 degrees, Horizontal Rotation Angle: 0~270 degrees; Note: Don't support TTL and the camera menu setting Function
  • Compatible with for Canon Nikon Panasonic Olympus Pentax Fijifilm and Sony with Mi Hot Shoe cameras,like a9 a7 a7II a7III a7R III a7RII a7SII a6000 a6300 a6500 (NOT compatible with Canon EOS Rebel SL3/250D,Rebel T7/1500D 2000D,Rebel T100/3000D 4000D)
  • Power Management: Switch to the ON, the flash will start charging (the charging indicator is dim)
  • For a test flash, press the test button. After use, press the ON/OFF to OFF to power off.
  • Red charging indicator lamp flickers in every 1s; it indicates low battery; The flash unit has 8 steps of power output control which indicated by 8 pieces of LED
SaleBestseller No. 8
PHOTOOLEX FK300 Camera Flash Speedlite for Canon Nikon Sony Panasonic Olympus Fujifilm Pentax Sigma Minolta Leica and Other SLR Digital Cameras and Digital Cameras with Single Contact Hot Shoe
  • Powerful Camera Flash: Equipped with premium flash tubes, the FK300 camera flash provides a high guide number GN33 (35mm, ISO100), reliable flash output, and consistent 5600K±200K daylight color temperature.
  • Support manual mode, S1 and S2 wireless flash trigger modes, Metal hot shoe, 2.8 seconds flash recycle time, Power saving automatic shutdown function, Automatic save function.
  • For a test flash, Press the test button to fire a test flash with the current settings or to wake the flash from sleep mode. Press and hold [Mode] and [Test] to reset the flash.
  • Power Control: The flash unit has 8 steps of power output control which indicated by 8 pieces of LED lamp for different level.
  • What You Get:Photoolex speedlite*1, Protective Pouch *1, Stand *1 and Instruction manual *1,24-month Warranty and Friendly Customer Service.
Bestseller No. 9
Nikon SB-700 AF Speedlight Flash for Nikon Digital SLR Cameras, Standard Packaging
  • Portable, Versatile Speedlight Unit
  • Nikon's Precision i-TTL Flash Control
  • Complete Flash Head Positioning Freedom
  • Hot Shoe and Wireless Operation
  • Wireless Flash Control
SaleBestseller No. 10
Altura Photo Camera Flash W/LCD Display for DSLR & Mirrorless Cameras, External Flash Featuring a Standard Hot Flash Shoe, Universal Camera Flash for Canon, Sony, Nikon, Panasonic and Other Cameras
  • HIGH PERFORMANCE CAMERA FLASHES – The Altura Photo Universal Speedlite Flash (AP-UNV2) is a powerful manual flash suitable for photographers of all levels. High performance at a low cost. Use directly on your camera hot flashes -shoe or as an off camera flash for portraits. Note: Flash does not work on TTL mode.
  • COMPATIBLE NIKON FLASH with Nikon D3500 D3400 D3300 D5600 D5500 D7500 D7200 D7100 D750 D780 D850 D810 D610 Df Z6 Z7 Z8 Z50 Zf.
  • COMPATIBLE CANON FLASH with Canon DSLR EOS Rebel T8i T7i T6i T6s T5i T4i T3i 70D 80D 90D 77D 6D Mark II 5D Mark IV and Canon Mirrorless EOS R EOS RP R5 R6 R7 R8 R50 R100 M50 Mark II M100 M6. Not compatible with T7, T100 and SL3.
  • COMPATIBLE SONY FLASH with Sony Alpha a6000 a6100 a6300 a6400 a6500 a6600 a 6700 a5100 a58 a68 a9 a9II a7 a7II a7III a7IV a7RII a7RIII a7RIV a7RV a7S a7SII a7SIII a7C II RX100III RX100IV RX100V RX100VI RX100VII ZV-E10.
  • SATISFACTION GUARANTEED: Backed by Our 90-Day Satisfaction Guarantee.
SaleBestseller No. 11
Powerextra Professional DF-400 Speedlite Camera Flash for Canon Nikon Pentax Samsung Fujifilm Olympus Panasonic Sigma Minolta Leica Ricoh DSLR Cameras and Digital Cameras with Single-Contact Hotshoe
  • Powerextra speedlite with a guide number of 33 (ISO 100/1m), Support manual mode, S1 and S2 wireless flash trigger modes, Single-contact hot shoe. Vertical Rotation Angle: 0~90 Degrees, Horizontal Rotation Angle: 0~270 Degrees.
  • Compatible with Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, Olympus, Pentax, Fujifilm, and Sony cameras with Mi hot shoe, such as a9, a7, a7II, a7III, a7R III, a7RII, a7SII, a6000, a6300, a6500 ❗NOTE: NOT Compatible with Canon EOS Rebel SL3/250D, Rebel T7/1500D, 2000D, Rebel T100/3000D, 4000D,Sony A Series DSLR ❗
  • The flash has 8 level of power output control which indicated by 8 pieces of LED lamp for different level. Powered by 4 pcs AA-size battery backup, provides PC port, you can make the flash synchronous by connecting to the PC port.
  • Approximate 3.0 seconds flash recycle time, Power saving automatic shutdown function, automatic save function. For a test flash, Press the test button to fire a test flash with the current mode settings.
  • Package included: Powerextra DF-400 speedlite ×1, Protective bag ×1, Mini Stand ×1, Instruction manual ×1
Bestseller No. 12
Godox Wireless 433MHz GN33 Camera Flash Speedlite with Built-in Receiver with RT Transmitter Compatible for Canon Nikon Sony Olympus Pentax Fuji DSLR Cameras with Diffuser + Filters + USB LED
  • Godox TT520II Flash Speedlite has 433MHZ wireless transmission, RT transmitter and 16 channels to triggering.
  • 1/300s-1/20000s flash duration, clear and vivid images.
  • 3 flash modes: M, S1 and S2 for improved versatility and usability.
  • 8 variable flash output from 1/128 to full, meeting your flashlight demands.
  • Multiple auto-self protections for power saving and against overheating.
SaleBestseller No. 13
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. 14
Neewer NW561 LCD Display Flash Speedlite for Canon Nikon Panasonic Olympus Pentax Fijifilm and Sony with Mi Hot Shoe,DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras with Standard Hot Shoe
  • Powerful Flash with High Guide No.38(ISO 100, 35mm),supports M/MULTI/S1/S2 flash mode; Note:Don't support TTL and the camera menu setting Function
  • Super speed charging recycle:0.1-5s,Compatible with for Canon Nikon Panasonic Olympus Pentax Fijifilm and Sony with Mi Hot Shoe cameras,like a9 a7 a7II a7III a7R III a7RII a7SII a6000 a6300 a6500 (NOT compatible with Canon EOS Rebel SL3/250D,Rebel T7/1500D 2000D,Rebel T100/3000D 4000D)
  • Lighting times:100-1500 times;Flash time:1/200s-1/20000s;Flash control:8 levels of output control (1/128-1/1)
  • Fixed Zoom,and Vertical Rotation Angle: -7-90 degrees, Horizontal Rotation Angle: 0-180 degrees
  • Additional function: PC synchronous, power saving mode, over temperature protection
Bestseller No. 15
TRIOPO TR-586N Fully Automatic TTL Zoom Flash for Nikon D3500 D3400 D5600 D5500 D5300 D7500, D750, D850, D7200, D610, D500, Other DSLR Cameras Good to 180 FT, E-TTL,Manual,I-TTL,Manual Modes (1/8000s)
  • Powerful Flash with High Guide No.58(ISO 100, 180mm),supports TTL,M,Multi,S1/S2,flash mode.
  • Wireless master and slave unit functions, Large-screen LCD display, TTL, manual and multi flash.
  • Flash Coverage: 18 - 180mm
  • Lighting times:100-1500 times;Flash time:1/200s-1/20000s
  • Vertical Rotation Angle: -7-90 degrees, Horizontal Rotation Angle: 0-180 degrees
SaleBestseller No. 16
Godox V1N Flash Professional Camera Flash Speedlite Speedlight Round Head Wireless 2.4G Fresnel Zoom for Nikon D5300 D750 D850 D7100 Z7Cameras Camcorder for Wedding Portrait Studio Photography
  • With 3 switchable modes, including i-TTL auto flash mode, manual flash mode, fluorescent mode, adopt 2.4G wireless X transmission system,1/8000s high-speed synchronization, exposure compensation, exposure bracketing, exposure lock, second curtain shutter synchronization and other functions.
  • 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 Nikon 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.
  • With LCD display screen, button and wheel control, easy to operate; Comes with a rechargeable 2600mAh lithium battery, 1.5 seconds extremely fast return, to ensure better shooting performance.
Bestseller No. 17
Godox V860III-N Camera Flash for Nikon Camera Flash Speedlight Speedlite 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. 18
GODOX V1-N Flash for Nikon Flash Speedlite Speedlight, 76Ws 2.4G TTL Round Head, 1/8000 HSS, 480 Full Power Shots, 1.5s Recycle Time, 2600mAh Lithium Battery w/Diffuser Reflector Color Filters
  • 💡[Application]: Compatible for for Nikon D800 D700 D7100 D7000 D5200 D5100 D5000 D300 D300S D3500 D3100 D3000 D200 D810 D610 D90 D750 etc.
  • 💡[Perfect for On and Off Camera Use]: 10 Level SMD LED Modeling Lamp. Backlit Matrix LCD. Multipurpose Buttons with Digital Marking for Faster Navigation. AF Assist Lamp For Instant Autofocus. Level Lock Hot Shoe Foot Clamp.
  • 💡[Powerful Li-ion Battery] 7.2v/2600mAh lithium batteries ensure better shooting performance.Max. 1.5s recycle time & 480 full power pops.
  • 💡[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.
  • 💡[Fast and Convenient Magnetic Rim]: Being able to work with light is the key to creating better, more creative images. Thanks to a built-in smart magnetic mount, can be easily clicked on and off or stacked to help you achieve exactly the effect you want.
Bestseller No. 19
Meike MK420N TTL Li-ion Battery Camera Flash Speedlite with LCD Display Compatible with Nikon D850 D810 D3400 D3300 D3500 Z6 Z7 and Other DSLR Cameras + Lithium Battery +Diffuser+Battery Charger
  • If you need an extra Li-ion battery for the MK420,browse it in the store or contact the vendor for purchase.
  • Works with Nikon D3400 D3300 D3200 D5600 D850 D750 D7200 D5300 D5500 D500 D7100 D3100 and Other DSLR Cameras
  • Equipped with longlife lithium battery:one-key operation to install or unstall;Battery flashes:300-2500 times
  • Vertical Rotation Angle: -7-90 degrees; Horizontal Rotation Angle: 0-180 degrees
  • LED-Assistive preview focus;Memory function;Temperature detection automatically
Bestseller No. 20
Godox TT350S Flash for Sony Camera 2.4G HSS 1/8000s TTL Wireless Compact Speedlite Flash for Sony A7III A7IV A7R A7S A7 A7-II A7-III A7R-II A7R-III A6400 A6300 A6000 Mirrorless DSLR w/Color Filter
  • Compatible with Sony DSLR Camera(TTL autoflash) such as A7 A7R A7S A7 II A7R II A7S II A6300 A6000
  • Guide No. (1/1 output @ 105mm): 36 (m ISO 100)
  • Exposure Control System: TTL Autoflash and Manual Flash, supports HSS (max. 1 / 8000s), FEC, front & rear curtain sync, multi-flash, manual flash
  • Two sending styles to offer creative light effect: Optical transmission with even illumination and stable output; 2.4G wireless transmission with all-in-one features and 100 meters of further transmission
  • Overheat protection and useful functions: 22 stages of power output (1 / 1-1 / 128); Approx. 0.1-2.2 s reuse time, 210 full power flashing (with 2500 ma Ni-MH batteries); Support TTL / M / S1 / S2 modes, 24-105m auto / manual buzz; With custom C.Fn settings

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