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Vivitar Df-183
7.8 out of 10

Vivitar Df-183

The Vivitar DF-183 Bounce Flash is fully automatic, and provides Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Vivitar Df-183

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Overall 8
8.0

Flash Review

DC, B&H Photo
26 December 2013
  • Excerpt: The product was exactly what I expected and more. I've used the flash already to fill in details that I wasn't getting using the built in flash on my camera. This was an excellent buy.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Reliable
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Overall 8
8.0

Love it

J.Sal, B&H Photo
18 July 2013
  • Excerpt: love it great for beginners!
  • Pros: Easy To Use
  • Cons: Bulky
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Overall 8
8.0

Make sense for a camera

xavier, B&H Photo
4 November 2012
  • Excerpt: I use this product when ever I need to. It really helps with artistic shoots, as well as standard ones.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Reliable
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Overall 8
8.0

DF-183 AF Digital Flash For Canon Camera

showmeyourpics, B&H Photo
27 March 2012
  • Excerpt: I am using this flash with a remote cable to shoot off-camera with the Canon G12 at flower shows and similar situations. I keep on a simple diffuser I made with the cover of a box of slides.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Lightweight
  • Cons: Limited power
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Overall 8
8.0

I would buy this product again.

Lizzie, B&H Photo
24 January 2012
  • Excerpt: The product is easy to use. It performs how the description said it would. I'm not too familiar with external flashes and did not know quite where to start, and this is a decent beginner external flash.
  • Pros: Affordable, Great Beginner Flash
  • Cons: Bulky
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Overall 8
8.0

It is what it is.

jo-E, B&H Photo
27 April 2011
  • Excerpt: It does everything it says it does just like it said it would.
  • Pros: Cheep, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Versatile, Vertical bounce
  • Cons: Cheep
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Overall 10
10

Too good to be true.

FB Eye Photography, B&H Photo
24 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Look out Canon, Vivitar has just kicked your but! Working with DSLR's from Sony, Sigma, and Canon; shooting events, parties, in low light or sunsets and trying to minimize my overhead, I stumbled onto this SpeedLite. I needed another E-TTL unit.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easy To Use, Fast Recycling, Lightweight, Powerful Output, Priced right, Versatile
  • Cons: Doesn't swivel
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Overall 8
8.0

great for the money

Nicole L, B&H Photo
8 December 2010
  • Excerpt: This flash performs as promised. It's easy to use and works great for posed shots. I would not recommend it for sports photography because of it's recycle time. It's an overall good bang for your buck.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight
  • Cons: Slow Recycling
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

acerimusdux, Adorama
3 December 2010
  • Excerpt: The listed specs are completely incorrect. This flash is less than half as powerful, and it has no zoom or swivel or variable power. Correct specs for this model are: Guide Number:22m at 35mm Zoom Range:35mm only (no zoom) Bounce Capability:Vertical bounce angle: 0°, 45°, 60°, 75°, 90° Power...
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Overall 6
6.0

Listed specs are all wrong

acerimusdux, Adorama
3 December 2010
  • Excerpt: The listed specs are completely incorrect. This flash is less than half as powerful, and it has no zoom or swivel or variable power. Correct specs for this model are: Guide Number: 22m at 35mm Zoom Range: 35mm only (no zoom)Bounce Capability: Vertical bounce angle: 0°, 45°, 60°, 75°, 90°Power...
  • Pros: Bounce, Easy To Use, Inexpensive, Lightweight, TTL metering
  • Cons: No swivel, Not Durable, No zoom, Underpowered
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