Perhaps a little geeky at first look, a Canon 70D pop-up flash accessory could be the right gadget in the right circumstances.
You should have realistic expectations before you buy one. I've also included the camera compatibility information below. Critics of this accessory might say that it is a gimmick and doesn't serve a purpose. I say what is a gimmick for one photographer may be the exact photographer's tool for another.
It will give you about 8x the output of the pop-up flash which is a 3 f-stop boost by simply focusing the light though a lens to a much narrower beam.
Great for bird photographers and sports photography when you are at a moderate distance from your subject. The Rogue Safari Booster attaches to your Canon hot shoe and only weighs about two ounces.
One of the impressive things about this accessory is more about the company behind it.
Quite refreshing are the responses by the manufacturer, Rogue, to any challenges reviewers have expressed on Amazon.
Customer service is important and Rogue is committed to doing a great job responding to customer comments.
This accessory is made up of a tough polycarbonate to withstand a good amount of flexing. It will bounce back to position. I've seen that bird photographers like this gadget.
Here is a video showing this gadget, along with another made to improve the performance of your pop-up flash:
Here are lists of what Canon cameras can be used with this flash accessory.
CANON CAMERAS THAT ARE NOT COMPATIBLE:
COMPATIBLE CANON CAMERAS:
EOS MIDRANGE APS-C SENSOR CAMERAS:
Some Canon cameras come without a pop-up flash and of course this accessory is not applicable for them. These include:
This Canon 70D pop-up flash accessory won an Editor's Pick award from Outdoor Photographer magazine in the December 2013 issue.
Have a blast by shooting your Canon!
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