Looking for Canon Rebel accessories?
You can get a lot of fun add-ons for your new Rebel. The number of accessories for Rebel cameras grows practically every day because there are now so many Rebels in the Canon camera lineup.
It's important to match the right accessory with your particular model and shooting style.
This is just a quick list of the most common accessories as well as some that are really unique and not as well known. Look over the list for a minute and see what you have and what you might want to own next.
So, where do you start? It really depends on the type of photography you are doing. If you take a lot of family photos and events, you will want to have good lighting. Which are the Best Canon Speedlites to have?
If you are going to shoot a lot of video, a monopod could be very valuable, but it's probably one of the least used accessories. Monopods do a great job of taking the weight off of your hands and eliminating annoying camera shake and movement in your videos.
One of the unique gadgets I discovered recently while researching Rebel accessories is a wrist grip strap made by Opteka. You screw in an attachment plate to the tripod mount on the bottom of your Canon camera and attach the strap to the loop on the top right of your camera.
The grip will keep your hand securely in place and reduce muscle fatigue. This is a great add-on to your equipment list if you are a photographer who is going to shoot photos for several hours at a time.
Another cool gizmo that can become one of your favorite Canon Rebel accessories is a HoodLoupe made by Hoodman.
If you are out in the sun or bright daylight, it is often difficult to see the LCD screen on the back of your camera. This device blocks out all the light just like you are in a movie theater.
You can also buy a magnification eyecup that attaches to the eyepiece to let you view you latest photo on the LCD screen at a larger size. It is my opinion that one of the most valuable Rebel accessories is a decent flash.
The Canon Speedlite 270EX II Flash comes to mind because of it's smaller size, it's impressive power and its bounce-flash capabilities.
The on-camera flashes are wimpy and are located too close to the lens axis to get good lighting. The Speedlite 270EX II can be used as a versatile wireless slave flash or on top of any Canon camera with a flash shoe mount.
There are also accessory kits that are popular and save you money if the items packaged together are the components you are looking for.
The photo above is of the Essential Kit for 58MM Canon Rebel and EOS Cameras, including the T3i, T2i, T1i, XT, XTi, XSi, 60D,and 7D.
This kit includes a 58mm UV lens filter, a remote control that replaces the Canon RC-6, a lens cleaning cloth and the tulip-shaped lens hood. The lens filter is simply the best way to protect your camera lens at all times. Other related Canon add-ons:
Photography has been a lifelong passion for me and it's always great to pass on a little advice to a fellow photo enthusiast. I hope you enjoy the web site and get some insights. You see, I am not a professional writer or a professional web designer.
You'll likely find spelling and grammar errors throughout the Canon Camera Geek web site. For that I apologize. If I were starting over again, I'd probably study writing and go into teaching photography.
When I was a young photographer in the 1970s, I was a Minolta guy. Minolta merged with Konica in 2003 and in 2006 Konica-Minolta announced that it was no longer in the camera business. Canon and Nikon were much quicker to anticipate the dramatic change from film to digital photography and Canon has been the clear leader in terms of selling cameras and lenses.
The number of Canon rebel accessories available to you is large. It is a great time to be interested in photography. Visual communications with video and photography is making the world smaller and has the potential to improve understanding amongst all people on earth.
Here are some thoughts for you if you are considering updating your camera or perhaps looking for the best Canon Rebel to buy. This was just an overview on Canon Rebel accessories to get you thinking. Use the search box, top right, or ask me a question directly.
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58MM Professional Accessory Kit for CANON EOS Rebel T5i T4i T3i T3 T2i T1i XT XTi XSi SL1 DSLR Cameras - Includes: Vivitar Filter Kit (UV, CPL, FLD) + Carry Pouch + Lens Hoods (Tulip and Collapsible) + Flash Diffuser Set + Lens Caps (Center Pinch and Snap On) + Cap Keeper Leash + Deluxe Cleaning Kit + MagicFiber Microfiber Lens Cleaning Cloth
Wrist Grip Straps for DSLRs like the Canon Rebels
This is one of the lesser known Canon Rebel accessories that gives you comfort.
Make your grip on your valuable Rebel safe and secure.
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LED Light Panel for Rebel Hot Shoe
Instead of a flash gun, use an LED panel for continuous lighting source for stills or video.
Altura Photo Rubber Eyepiece Eyecup for CANON Rebel T5i T4i T3i T3 T2i T1i XTi XSi XS SL1, CANON EOS 1100D 700D 650D 600D 550D 500D 450D 400D 300D 100D + Premium MagicFiber Microfiber Lens Cleaning Cloth
One of the lesser used but very affordable Canon Rebel accessories. Eyecups block out distracting light from the side so you can see through your viewfinder better.
Written by Bruce Lovelace
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Great for Video and macro photography
Keep glare from hitting your lens and degrading your images. Petal shaped for zoom lenses.