Review – HVL-F58AM
The announcement and the release of the HVL-F58AM surely did attract lots of attention. Sony have decided to break away from the norm on this new flash that was meant to match the soon to be released flagship camera. Moving away from the usual vertical tilt and horizontal turn head, this new flash utilizes a new side ways turning head.
This review will be based on the same layout of the HVL-F42AM flash review previously published in alphastrobist. Thanks for the positive support & feedback alpha users!! The content of this review are divided into 5 sections. The HVL-F56AM & the HVL-F42AM will be used for comparison where applicable. Follow the Links below to the specific topics:
1) Physical & Handling – How the flash felt in the hands.
2) User interface – User Controls on the HVL-F58AM How it compared to the HVL-F42AM & HVL-F56AM.
Includes User Display and feedback for function and features.
3) Lighting & White Balance – Its performance together with the Camera. We will be exclusively using the Alpha 700 for the tests.
4) Wireless Ratio Tests on the Alpha A700 .