What Is Camera Lighting?

Best Camera Lighting For The Money

Here are some of the better examples of camera lighting available to buy:

SaleBestseller No. 1
Ring Light for Camera [Rechargable Battery] Selfie LED Camera Light [36 LED] for iPhone iPad Sumsung Galaxy Photography Phones, White
3,196 Reviews
Ring Light for Camera [Rechargable Battery] Selfie LED Camera Light [36 LED] for iPhone iPad Sumsung Galaxy Photography Phones, White
  • Rechargeable with USB Cord. This ring light includes a built-in rechargeable battery so you do not need extra batteries. Money saved and free from annoying battery replacement.
  • Brightness Adjustable. Three-level light settings for various uses -- make-up, selfie photos, dark scenery vlogging etc. Let this ring light highlight you and darken everything behind you.
  • Compact and Light Weight. Pocket sized and extremely compact, it will not take much space in your bag. Take it with you anywhere you go and record all happy moments in your life!
  • Fantastic for Night Time or Dark Rooms. It helps enhance and brighten up your face for that perfect selfie. No more having to run around the house looking for the perfect spot in your house to take a photo or make your make up tutorials. Note: 【Upgraded Version】with our 【Patented Unique Design】
  • 100% Money-Back GUARANTEE. Who hasn't taken a selfie and ever said I wish I had more light? Well, this little camera ring was made for that. If you're not happy with it for whatever reason, we guarantee a new replacement plus no-hassle money back.
SaleBestseller No. 2
1350W Photography Continuous Softbox Lighting Kit by MOUNTDOG 20'X28' Professional Photo Studio Equipment with 2pcs E27 Socket 5500K Video Lighting Bulb for Filming Portraits Shoot
574 Reviews
1350W Photography Continuous Softbox Lighting Kit by MOUNTDOG 20"X28" Professional Photo Studio Equipment with 2pcs E27 Socket 5500K Video Lighting Bulb for Filming Portraits Shoot
  • WARRANTY: One Year warranty! Refund or return anytime in 1 year
  • 1+1 DAYLIGHT BULB: Our video lighting kit has one more 135W light bulb than other sellers.You can get: 2 x 135W 5500K 130V Photo Bulb,1 x Soft Box with Bulb Socket,1 x 80 inch Tall Light Stand and 1 x Carry Case
  • FLEXIBLE SOFTBOX STAND: Light stand tripod is 27 to 80 inch adjustable height tripod. Made of premium aluminum alignment suits different photographers with 1/4 screw mounting on top
  • ADJUSTABLE LAMP HOLDER: Softbox lighting angle can be 210° adjustable lamp holder, can adapt different shooting needs, give you the suitable light from multiple angles, setting-easy with a few minutes, ideal portrait, studio, photography, video and so on
  • SOFTBOX: 20 x 28-inch Softbox light windows reflector made of professional particulate silver film reflective fabric with nylon white screen soften the hard light and eliminate object shadows. One-piece opening and folding easy to use and store.E26/E27 standard size 110-130V bulb socket
SaleBestseller No. 3
Neewer 43-inch/110cm 5-in-1 Collapsible Multi-Disc Light Reflector with Bag - Translucent, Silver, Gold, White and Black
3,525 Reviews
Neewer 43-inch/110cm 5-in-1 Collapsible Multi-Disc Light Reflector with Bag - Translucent, Silver, Gold, White and Black
  • 43" 110CM 5 in 1 Collapsible Multi Disc Light Reflector
  • Translucent, silver, gold, white, and black
  • This reflector fits any standard reflector holders
  • 100% Brand New! 3 Months Warranty By Seller.
Bestseller No. 4
Neewer 18-inch Outer Dimmable SMD LED Ring Light Lighting Kit with 78.7 inches Light Stand, Bluetooth Receiver, Phone Holder, Hot Shoe Adapter for Portrait YouTube Video Shooting (No Carrying Bag)
859 Reviews
Neewer 18-inch Outer Dimmable SMD LED Ring Light Lighting Kit with 78.7 inches Light Stand, Bluetooth Receiver, Phone Holder, Hot Shoe Adapter for Portrait YouTube Video Shooting (No Carrying Bag)
  • KIT INCLUDES: (1)LED Ring Light, (1)Light Stand, (4)White Filter, (4)Orange Filter, (1)Hot Shoe Adapter, (1)Bluetooth Receiver, (1)Power Adapter, (1)US Plug, (1)Rotatable Smart Phone Holder; Widely applied to outdoor photo light, filling light indoors, portrait, fashion, live show, wedding art, advertisement photography, shooting video, etc; NOTE: Camera, smart phone and carrying bag are not included
  • Dimmable SMD LED RING LIGHT: Dimmable 18 inches/48 centimeters LED SMD Ring Light comes with 240 pieces LED bulbs with a wide dimming range from 1%-100%; Special LED SMD design; lightweight and portable; Constant current drive, low power loss
  • STURDY SUPPORT STAND: Adjustable height ranges from 36.2 inches/92 centimeters to 78.7inches/200 centimeters; Equipped with 1/4 inch screw thread on the top; Made of aluminum alloy; Pretty stable 3-leg stage design and solid locking system keeps all your stuff in safe without any wobble when in use
  • WHITE AND ORANGE COLOR FILTER: Filters included are for changing shooting effect, including enhancing skin tone in portraits, soften the light source by using white filter, changing color temperature simply to 3200K by using orange filter
  • 360 DEGREE ROTATABLE PHONE HOLDER: Come with 360 degree rotatable smartphone holder for rotating your phone into portrait mode (vertical) or landscape mode (horizontal) freely without taking the phone out of the adapter; Hot Shoe adapter included fits onto a standard accessory shoe and locks into position
Bestseller No. 5
AmazonBasics Aluminum 7-Foot Light Stand with Case - 2-Pack
298 Reviews
AmazonBasics Aluminum 7-Foot Light Stand with Case - 2-Pack
  • Set of 2 7-foot light stands with adjustable height (2.8 to 6.7 feet); ideal for photo studios or on-location photo shoots
  • 1/4-inch screw tip; can hold standard lights, strobe flash lights, and backgrounds
  • Made of strong yet lightweight aluminum with a sleek black finish
  • 7-pound maximum load capacity (each); folds down to 2.2-foot size for easy portability and compact storage
  • 2 carrying cases included; backed by an AmazonBasics limited 1-year warranty
Bestseller No. 6
Photography Photo Portrait Studio 600W Day Light Umbrella Continuous Lighting Kit by LimoStudio, LMS103
4,763 Reviews
Photography Photo Portrait Studio 600W Day Light Umbrella Continuous Lighting Kit by LimoStudio, LMS103
  • Contents: [3 pcs] 45W CFL Bulb / [3 pcs] Bulb Socket / [2 pcs] 33-inch Umbrella Reflector / [2 pcs] 86-inch Light Stand
  • [1 pc] 28-inch Light Stand / [1 pc] Bulb Carry Bag / [1 pc] Photo Equipment Carry Bag
  • 45W Photo CFL Bulb: 6000K / 1820 Lumen / E26, E27 Standard Screw Base / Max Energy Saving up to 80%
  • 33-inch Diameter White Umbrella Reflector: Made of Enhanced Nylon / Works well with Any Flash or Lighting Fixture
  • (Attention) Bulb, on a rare occasion, creates a mild burning scent, which is a normal reaction as the bulb gets heat
SaleBestseller No. 7
HPUSN Softbox Lighting Kit Professional Studio Photography Continuous Equipment with 85W 5500K E27 Socket Light and 2 Reflectors 50 x 70 cm and 2 Bulbs for Portrait Product Fashion Photography
159 Reviews
HPUSN Softbox Lighting Kit Professional Studio Photography Continuous Equipment with 85W 5500K E27 Socket Light and 2 Reflectors 50 x 70 cm and 2 Bulbs for Portrait Product Fashion Photography
  • 【High Quality Material】The softbox is made of high-quality PET and maintains good reflective performance in a relatively closed softbox environment and under long-term bulb heating. Meanwhile, the softbox does not release toxic and unpleasant odours when the bulb is continuously lighting.
  • 【Energy Efficient Bulbs】 With a standard E27 socket, 2 x 85W CFL bulbs supplied are equal to the 800W incandescent bulb in total to save energy up to 80% and last approx. 8000 hours, with 5500K color temperature, bulbs produce balanced pure white daylight lighting and continuous uniform light, providing a good photographic environment.
  • 【210° Rotatable Head & Adjustable Stand】With an independent locking knob, the studio softbox can rotate 210° to suit at different angles perfect photo shoot with 1/4-inch Standard Screw Thread Tip. 3-section column design, collapsing down to 66cm and extending up to 200cm. Constructed from aluminum alloy, the light stand features exceptional strength.
  • 【Suitable for Various Photography】HPUSN softbox is ideal for use in studios. Whether it's portrait shooting, fashion photo shoots, children's photo shoots or still life shots, this softbox is easy to create the perfect lighting for indoors shooting, making photos more attractive.
  • 【24-month Guarantee】Once you purchase HPUSN softbox, if you have any problem about the product, you could contact out mail in the package. We are here to hear and ready to help answer any question or solve any problem you encountered. If the product doesn't meet your satisfied, you could return it to Amazon and get your money back from Amazon.
Bestseller No. 8
Neewer 12 x 12-Inches Pack of 8 Transparent Color Correction Lighting Gel Filter in 8 Different Colors
272 Reviews
Neewer 12 x 12-Inches Pack of 8 Transparent Color Correction Lighting Gel Filter in 8 Different Colors
  • Contains 8 sheets in 8 different colors, including red, yellow, orange, green, purple, pink, light blue, dark blue; Please don't attach the gel filters to modeling lamp or it will be melted
  • Made of high light transmission materials with light weight, steady color temperature and low loss
  • Color filters are used for lighting effects and color correction, involving additive and subtractive color, color mixing, color transmission, absorption and filtering of the different wavelengths of light
  • Use combinations of these filters to create different effects; Perfect for Photo Studio Strobe Flash Light LED Lights
  • Colored gels for lights used in film, video, photo, stage, theater, party, and DJ lighting.Note: the strobe light is not included
Bestseller No. 9
Ulanzi Ultra Bright LED Video Light - LED 49 Dimmable Ultra Bright Portable High Power Panel Video Light, LED Light for DJI OSMO Mobile 2 Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbals,Canon,Nikon, SONY Digital DSLR Cameras
182 Reviews
Ulanzi Ultra Bright LED Video Light - LED 49 Dimmable Ultra Bright Portable High Power Panel Video Light, LED Light for DJI OSMO Mobile 2 Zhiyun Smooth 4 Gimbals,Canon,Nikon, SONY Digital DSLR Cameras
  • 3 SHOE MOUNT: Support interlocking Multiple video lights, multiple lights can be interlocked together to strengthen lighting brightness and to get better lighting effects.
  • UNIVERSAL: Fits almost any DSLR cameras and camcorders,Used for macrophotography, product shooting, and video recording, etc
  • LIGHTWEIGHT & DIMMABLE: Lightweight and portable lights can be interlocked, so as to achieve different light brightness.
  • STABLE COLOR TEMPERATURE: Stable color temperature after long time uses.
  • LONG LIFE SPAN: Up to 50,000 hours.
SaleBestseller No. 10
Etekcity 24' (60cm) 5-in-1 Portable Collapsible Multi-Disc Photography Light Photo Reflector for Studio/Outdoor Lighting with Bag - Translucent, Silver, Gold, White and Black
736 Reviews
Etekcity 24" (60cm) 5-in-1 Portable Collapsible Multi-Disc Photography Light Photo Reflector for Studio/Outdoor Lighting with Bag - Translucent, Silver, Gold, White and Black
  • 5-in-1 Lightweight Kit: Gold, Silver, White, Black and Translucent
  • Gold: warm up the picture; Silver: brighten the picture; White: bounce light into shadows; Black: block out unwanted light
  • Collapse disc into a portable size for travel or storage, best for photographers on the go
  • Includes durable, long-lasting zippered carrying case
  • Purchase with trust and confidence; 1 year warranty included by Etekcity

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HPUSN Softbox Lighting Kit Studio Lighting Kit with 2 20-in X 28-in Reflectors and 2 Soft Umbrellas, 4pcs E27 85W 5500K Bulb and Max 8.5ft x 10ft Background Support System for Photography Video, etc.
3 Reviews
HPUSN Softbox Lighting Kit Studio Lighting Kit with 2 20-in X 28-in Reflectors and 2 Soft Umbrellas, 4pcs E27 85W 5500K Bulb and Max 8.5ft x 10ft Background Support System for Photography Video, etc.
  • Softbox and Umbrella: The softbox is made of high-quality PET and maintains good reflective performance in a relatively closed softbox environment and under long-term bulb heating. It can scatter the light. The 33 inches white translucent umbrella is made of high-quality nylon construction and it can broaden and diffuse the light output of any tungsten or studio flash source. They can provide the ultimate soft light beam and remove shadows to take perfect pictures by matching with each other.
  • Energy Efficient Bulbs: The softbox is with a standard E27 socket and there are also two independent E27 socket for umbrella, 4 x 85W CFL bulbs supplied are equal to the 1600W incandescent bulb in total to save energy up to 80% and last approx 8000 hours. With 5500K color temperature, the bulbs produce well balanced pure white daylight light and continuous uniform light, providing a good photographic environment.
  • 210° Rotatable Head & Adjustable Stand: With an independent lock, the softbox and umbrella can be rotated 210° to provide diverse photographic needs. The light stand made of aluminum alloy offers good strength and stability. The 3-section column design with single-action locks allows a quick and precise height adjustment from 26 inches to 78.75 inches.
  • Background Support System: The background stand can extend from 2.1ft to 8.5ft in height and from 5ft to 10ft in width. 3 color backdrop (black, white and green) is to help absorb the light and eliminate reflection, thick and solid hang down feeling good. It's the best choice for photography enthusiasts, novices, semi-professional and professional photographers. Suitable for studio portraits shooting, portrait shooting, fashion photo shooting, children's photo shooting or still life shots, etc.
  • Complete Kit and Guarantee: The package includes two 20"x28" softboxes, two 33 inches umbrella, four 85W CFL bulbs, two independent E27 sockets, four light stands, one background support system, three color backdrops, six backdrop clamps and one carrying bag. Please check the package carefully after receiving the product to avoid missing any accessories. We offer professional after-sales service, If you are not satisfied with our product, just feel free to contact us for a solution.
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iMartine LED Ring Light 8' with Tripod Stand and Phone Holder, 2 Selfie Ring Lights for Live Stream/Makeup/Vlog 6 Lighting Modes 2700K to 6000K, 360° Flexible Goose Neck, Hundreds of Brightness Levels
6 Reviews
iMartine LED Ring Light 8" with Tripod Stand and Phone Holder, 2 Selfie Ring Lights for Live Stream/Makeup/Vlog 6 Lighting Modes 2700K to 6000K, 360° Flexible Goose Neck, Hundreds of Brightness Levels
  • Double Dimmable LED Ring Lights: No color filter needed. Our selfie ring light for phone offers 6 light modes(white/white+warm/white+yellow/warm/warm+yellow/yellow), 3 more lighting modes than other one ring light. It provides hundreds of brightness levels, of 2700K to 6000K color temperature. It largely meets diversified needs of lighting, such as makeup, live stream, vlog, selfie, etc
  • Sturdy and Extendable Tripod Stand: By tightening and Loosening the rotating lock, it's super easy to get the ideal height you need. High quality aluminium alloy tripod stand provides strong support to phone ring lights. It's not easy to be toppled over. The tripod can be extended between 38-73 inches, applicable for sitting on desks, or standing on ground indoor or outdoor. It comes with 3 plastic floor protectors to prevent floor from scratching
  • 360° Flexible Goose Neck & Rotating Phone Holder: The makeup ring light with stand is designed with 3 flexible rotating goose neck, allowing you to find the perfect light and shooting angle by freely pulling it around
  • USB Powered and Wireless Remote: The universal USB port can be powered by any USB charging adapters or power banks. The remote is compatible with most smart phones
  • What you get: 1-year warranty, LED ring light x2, tripod stand x1, phone holder x1, display kit x 1 (goose neck x3, goose neck stand x1), wireless remote x1, user manual x1
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Ring Light, Pixel 19' Bi-Color Ring Light with Stand and Wireless Remoter,60W 3000-5800K CRI≥97 Light Ring with 3 Color Filters (Red/Blue/White) for Vlogging Portrait Makeup Video Shooting
9 Reviews
Ring Light, Pixel 19" Bi-Color Ring Light with Stand and Wireless Remoter,60W 3000-5800K CRI≥97 Light Ring with 3 Color Filters (Red/Blue/White) for Vlogging Portrait Makeup Video Shooting
  • WIRELESS REMOTE CONTROL/ 3 COLOR FILTERS- Adjust the color temperature (warm/3000K - white/5800K) and the brightness (0%-100%) through the remoter for easy operation; Come with 3 color filters(red/blue/white) for multiple working scene, best for vlogging, portrait, video shooting.
  • DUAL POWER SUPPLY and USB QC3.0- 14-18V DC input adapter power supply, applicable SONY NP-F series battery, good for outdoor using. (Note: NP-F series battery not included);Equipped with USB QC3.0, smartphone power runs out worry free.
  • MULTIPLE LIGHTS CONTROL- 5-Group (A, B, C, D, E) & 48-Channel (1-48) features of the ring light, in same channel and group, all the lights will be controlled. Any one of the lights can be a master to control the same channel and different group light parameters.
  • HIGH COLOR RENDERING/MULTIPLE COMPATIBLE- CRI ≥97 and TLCI ≥ 99, high color rendering makeup ring light brings a real, natural color and high color reproduction; A cold shoe adapter is compatible with most DSLR cameras and a smart phone holder for most smartphones.
  • PACKAGE KIT INCLUDED-1 x 19" Ring Light, 1 x Light Stand, 1 set x Diffusion filter(red/blue/white), 1x Wireless Remoter, 1 x Bluetooth selfie remoter, 1 x Carrying bag, 1 x Phone Holder, 1 x Camera Cold Shoe adapter, 1 x Power Adapter.(Note: The light stand is packed in a separate box INSIDE the big package box)

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