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ExpoImagingRogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster
 
4.1

(based on 20 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Lightweight (14)
  • Compact (9)
  • Durable (7)
  • Great picture quality (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Wildlife photos (9)
    • Landscape/scenery (5)
    • Sports/action (4)
    • Travel (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (9), Photo enthusiast (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (15)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Better Beamer for the pop-up flash

    Imagine a well lite scene at 35 to 50 feet using the built in pop-up flash. The Rogue Safari Booster will easily accomplish just that!

    Imagine a well lite scene at 35 to 50 feet using the built in pop-up flash. The Rogue Safari Booster will easily accomplish just that!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Needs better instructions and fit

    Product did NOT fit into hot shoe of Nikon d300
    or d300s. No help from packaging or instructions.
    No manufacture's "support" phone number. E-mail
    contact from manufacture...Read complete review

    Product did NOT fit into hot shoe of Nikon d300
    or d300s. No help from packaging or instructions.
    No manufacture's "support" phone number. E-mail
    contact from manufacture was AFTER I had returned
    the item for refund. I would not recommend this
    product until I knew that had upgraded instructions and or contact / support information.

    Reviewed by 20 customers

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    5.0

    Cool Flash Booster

    By Dan

    from Dripping Springs, TX

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • none

    Best Uses

    • Fill Flash
    • Night Photography
    • Photojournalism

    Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

    I bought this based on a recommendation from a professional photographer. It is great for a fill flash. It is light weight and works with the existing flash located on the camera.

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    • No

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    4.0

    great idea, but----------

    By kellygreen

    from il.

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Would Not Fit Cameras

    Best Uses

      Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

      I did shoot a pic with the booster on---and I did like the results. However it did not fit the hot shoe correctly (did not slide completely on). Therefore I had to return it. It did not fit my Canons -30D--50D--and 7D.

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      • No

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      4.0

      Useful camera accessory

      By Huizopa

      from Reno, NV

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight
      • Works as advertised

      Cons

      • Stiff Mountingunmounting

      Best Uses

      • Suppliment Popup Flash

      Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

      I purchased this flash booster to use with telephoto lenses in the 200-600mm range when I don't have time to install my full size flash booster for bird photography. The small size and cost were the main reasons I made the purchase. It has not yet been tested in an outdoor environment but indoor tests at 20' demonstrated that the booster provides a substantial increase in illumination over the pop-up flash. As the instructions state the booster can be stickly in mounting and un-mounting from the hot shoe. With care the booster should prove to be durable.

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      • No

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      5.0

      Flash extender for Pop-up flash on Canon

      By Tdaddy130

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

        A great product that really helps get the most of my 70D's built in flash when shooting outdoor nature shoots. The 70D's built in flash is a really great add on to a semi-professional camera but sometimes the light spread is simply to wide and for the long lens shots I make with birds and flowers. The Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster is small, lightweight, and simple to use. Just pop it on the hot shoe and you are ready to go. The Booster focuses the light and beams it all out to the focus point that needs the light. It is light weight, rugged, and fits nicely in my standard Canon camera bag.

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        • No

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        3.0

        Nice accessory

        By jrat

        from Seattle WA

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos

          Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

          Nice addition to the camera bag.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Very good...highly recommender

          By Michel P Cote

          from St-Irenee, Qc. Canada

          Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

          I shoot mostly birds. I saw this and gave it a try, since my Canon D70 has an integrated pop up flash. It works as well as my 430 /beamer setup when the distance is below 50 feet with my 400mm and 1.4. Now always with me, and it is very solid.

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          5.0

          Really works.

          By Steve

          from North Carolina

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Sports/Action

            Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

            I shoot a lot of pictures at indoor basketball games. This has extended the range of my built in flash very well. It is light weight and does a good job. If your looking to extend your flash without the high cost of an external flash, this will do it.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Might replace your extra flash

            By clyfelt

            from Boerne, TX

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

              Have used it with my 7D/400mm and works great. Great for hand holding and those cases when you don't have the add on flash. Coverage is excellent (see their use recommendations), and DOES boost the overall intensity of the pop-up flash, making it useful. I photograph mostly birds in the 15-20ft range, and it works great. Get one, you will love it.

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              • Yes

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              4.0

              Simple, But Very Effective Flash Booster

              By Mappery

              from Northern, Virginia

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Tight Fit In Hotshoe

              Best Uses

              • Travel
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

              The Rogue Safari works as designed. The Rogue provides nice flash coverage at distances not achievable with the onboard flash.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Works as advertised

              By lgp

              from Avenel, NJ

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Wildlife Photos

                Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

                Easy attachment and alignment to my Canon D70. Really amplifies flash. I used it indoors just to experiment. Got interesting outdoor shots of neighborhood cats.

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                • No

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                4.0

                Nice light

                By Photogrpher

                from Jensen Beach, Florida

                Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

                I haven't used the light but a couple of times. It looks like it is going to work good for me. I do a lot of Wildlife and when I shoot in the Zoo where their is no fences I wanted to use a fill light that would have a longer reach. This light looks like it is going to the job just fine.

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                5.0

                Works as advertised

                By Jim

                from NJ

                Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

                Slips on and off without too much effort on my Nikon D7100. I found it easier to use manual settings to get good exposure.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Thing really works

                By 51Surfer

                from Encinitas, CA

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Wildlife Photos

                  Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

                  This thing really throws out some light. Bigest problem was red eye when I first used it as it's so strong.

                  Had to dial back 2-3 stops on exposure at 40-60 ft out.

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Better Beamer for the pop-up flash

                  By The Bird Paparazzo

                  from San Antonio, NM

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Great Picture Quality
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Poor Connection To Hotsho

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Weddings/Events

                  Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

                  Imagine a well lite scene at 35 to 50 feet using the built in pop-up flash. The Rogue Safari Booster will easily accomplish just that!

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                  • No

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                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Needs better instructions and fit

                  By Eide

                  from West Chester,OH

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Flimsy Construction

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

                      Product did NOT fit into hot shoe of Nikon d300
                      or d300s. No help from packaging or instructions.
                      No manufacture's "support" phone number. E-mail
                      contact from manufacture was AFTER I had returned
                      the item for refund. I would not recommend this
                      product until I knew that had upgraded instructions and or contact / support information.

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                      • No

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                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      Wasted $32

                      By Glyn

                      from Mt. Pleasant, SC

                      Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

                      Hard to install but mostly uneven flash distribution.

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                      4.0

                      Great flash booster

                      By GeoRanger

                      from Idaho

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Wildlife Photos

                        Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

                        Light weight and works with camera flash, so I don't need to bring external flash and Beamer.

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                        • No

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                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        3.0

                        Delivers

                        By Macrogrl

                        from Michigan

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Light Weight

                        Cons

                        • Flimsy Construction

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Travel
                        • Wildlife Photos

                        Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

                        Poorly constructed but delivers what it promises. Overpriced for the quality.

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                        • No

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                        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Scott!

                        By K.Sadaka

                        from New York City

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Great Picture Quality
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Landscape/Scenery
                          • Travel
                          • Wildlife Photos

                          Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

                          I use this with my zoom lens and it is awesome. It does exactly what it claims, it boosts the pop-up flash and illuminates far-away objects. It is light-weight and not cumbersome at all. I would recommend this to anyone!

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                          • No

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                          (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          An excellent addition!

                          By cowboystuff

                          from Starke, Fl

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact
                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use
                          • Great Picture Quality
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Wildlife Photos

                            Comments about ExpoImaging Rogue Safari DSLR Pop-Up Flash Booster:

                            I use this on my Nikon D3200, along with my Nikkor 70-300mm lens and get excellent results. Great for lighting up those distance scenes, or insets and animals. Highly recommended.

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                            • No

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