As you become more familiar with your Rebel XS/1000D, you’ll discover that there are things you wish you had to make your shooting life easier. Canon has manufactured a significant number of accessories for the Rebel that will do the job for you, whatever that job may be.
It’s not necessary to rely solely on the built-in flash. The accessory shoe on the top of the camera will communicate directly with Canon flash units, Speedlites, to deliver flash images beyond the capabilities of the built-in unit.
At the time of this writing, Canon’s accessory strobe flagship is the ...