I have a Canon 450D and three lenses (EF-S 18-55mm; EF-S 55-250mm; EF-S 60mm Macro) which I am happy with. I like to take photographs of small things, photos of people, landscapes and also wildlife (mostly birds) and plants. I would like to get a few extra bits and bobs so that I can take better pictures, and wondered if anyone could point me in the right direction. I was thinking of some extension tubes for macro, a hood to prevent flare, a flash of some sort, a tripod and a small bag to carry things in. I usually have my youngest daughter on my back in a backpack carrier when I am off walking and taking photographs, so the smaller/lighter/more portable the better.
Could anyone give me any recommendations of what to buy and where to get them?