Camera Studio Lighting Kits are meant to provide everything you need to create one of the most important aspects needed for a perfect photograph – lighting. These kits can be used both by amateurs and professionals and will provide the highest quality lighting around.
Included in these kits are lighting umbrellas which are the backbone of many photographers toolboxes. These umbrellas are easy to work with, easy to transport and ultimately improve the look of portrait photography, video shoots, product shots and everything in between.
Also included are two different size lighting stands, high-quality, energy-saving, continuous photo bulbs in different wattage and a durable carrying case that will easily transport all this equipment from shoot to shoot.
1. LimoStudio Day Light Umbrella Continuous Lighting Kit
LimoStudio’s Umbrella Lighting Kit provides the highest quality lighting at a fraction of the price. This lighting equipment kit is frustration-free, simple and quick to install and comes with everything you need to get you started taking professional quality portraits. Included are two umbrella reflectors, two lighting stands, a single head photo lighting socket, full spectrum photo bulb and a bulb carrying case.
PROS: This lighting kit is ideal for both professionals and apprentices.
CONS: This is a great starter set to hone your skills but if you are in need of more powerful lighting options another option might be better.
2. ESDDI Softbox Photography Lighting Kit
The ESSDDI Softbox Photography Lighting Kit is a durable, full-featured kit that is ideal for studio portraits and scene shooting. The job of the softbox is to soften the light stream and remove shadow to make for the perfect shot. Included in this kit is the softbox reflector with light stand, a large softbox and two daylight balance pure white light bulbs. It also comes with a silver internal face to minimize light loss and maximize light spread.
PROS: As easy and quick to set up as this set is, it is just as easy to disassemble and comes with a durable nylon bag to accommodate the studio lighting kit.
CONS: These lights are not battery operated and will not work outside.
3. Emart Professional Umbrella Continuous Lighting Kit
The Continuous Lighting Kit by Emart comes with both black and white umbrellas to provide the perfect shooting light – the white umbrella will capture a full spectrum of color with neutral skin tones and the black umbrella will keep unwanted lights from being reflected into your photo. Also included are full spectrum CFL photo bulbs, a single head photo light socket, two different size lighting stands and a durable carrying case. Suitable for photographers of all levels, this is a complete photo studio lighting kit that is ideal for portrait photography or shooting video.
PROS: Build out any studio you want with the two different sized lighting stands.
CONS: The intensity of the lighting cannot be controlled as these lights have a strict on/off switch provided.