Vivitar Camera Flash Sync Cord

Vivitar Camera Flash Sync Cord

Using a flash off-camera is a creative photographic technique that can add depth and drama to a shot and is especially effective for close up work or portraiture. By using a Vivitar camera flash sync cord, Vivitar flash units can be positioned anywhere within the range of the cord and can be used for simple lighting effects or more complex lighting set-ups with softboxes , diffusers and umbrellas.

Vivitar 283 and 285 camera flash sync cords

Vivitar 283 and 285 flash units have been the number one choice of professional and enthusiast photographs since their launch back in the early 1970s. The Vivitar 283 flash is a world classic and along with its sister flash, the zoom head 285, is still in use today. For off-camera flash photography, cords are widely available and compatible even with the earliest models.

Vivitar DSC-1 flash sync cord

Another highly popular Vivitar flash cord is the DC-1. This retains all electrical connections between the flash and the camera and provides a full range of dedicated features including auto-setting the shutter speed and aperture as well as providing in-viewfinder flash ready indication and TTL - through the lens - flash control.

Vivitar PC flash sync cords

Working specifically with camera and flash units that have dedicated PC ports, Vivitar PC sync leads are a simple and cost-effective way to synchronise a flash with a camera whilst the flash is remotely positioned. As with all Vivitar flash sync cords, PC cords are flash unit specific.

Vivitar off-shoe flash cords for digital cameras

Off-shoe flash cords are the latest Vivitar flash synch cords and provide off-camera flash for digital SLRs . One end of the cord fits into the camera hot shoe and the other has an adapter to fit the flash hot shoe. Variations are available for Nikon, Canon, Olympus, Pentax and Sony cameras.