Powerful, radio-equipped, and featuring an LED video light, the Speedlite YN968EX-RT from Yongnuo aims to be one of the most versatile lighting solutions in your bag. The flash is designed with support for Canon’s E-TTL / E-TTL II metering as well as compatibility with Canon’s 2.4 GHz radio triggering system, while it also has optical TTL slave modes that work with both Canon and Nikon units for maximum compatibility. Also, the LED light, which features a sliding diffusion panel, can output approximately 300 lux at 3.3′, making it useful for brightening up a video.
For illuminating your subjects, the YN968EX-RT offers a high guide number of 197′ at ISO 100 and 105mm and can zoom from 20-105mm for covering a variety of lenses. A pull-out diffuser is available to expand coverage to wide-angle 14mm lenses. Bounce lighting is simple with -7 to +150° of tilt and 360° of rotation, and through TTL communication it has access to slow, high-speed, 1st and 2nd curtain sync. Additionally, the flash is equipped with a PC sync port, an external power port, and a USB port for firmware updates.