The Vivitar VIVDF183CAN Bounce Flash is fully automatic, and provides true through the lens operation for seamless flash photography. The light weight, ultra compact design allows you to bring a powerful lighting solution wherever you go. It features a five position tilt head, letting you bounce light off of walls and ceilings. This will give your subject more diffuse lighting, eliminating hot-spots and hard shadows. The VIVDF183CAN lets you shoot perfectly lit photos from further distances. The auto focus assist lamp provides accurate focusing, even in low light situations. The power saving circuitry incorporates an auto-off element, preserving battery life and improving recycle times. If you want to step up from the uneven and underpowered built in flash on your camera without breakin the bank, this is the perfect flash for you.