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Studio Lighting Kits for Beginners

Studio lighting kits for beginners are not necessary the cheapest ones. However, if you already have a good flash, you can compile you studio lighting for really little money. I remember the days when I first wanted to try studio lighting at home. What I did was simply to use my Nikon SB-900 AF Speedlight and a 36” shoot through umbrella. I can tell you that even though this doesn’t sound like a serious equipment for studio I have made some good portraits of my son with it. Here is an example:

Shoot through umbrella works pretty well for this kind of shots. I don’t want to go too much into details why, but the most important reason is that the distance of the light source to the subject is very little but yet the light is really soft (because it is defused by the umbrella).

These studio lighting kits […]

CowboyStudio New Single 110 Watt Photo Studio Monolight Flash Lighting Kit – 1 Studio Flash/Strobe, 1 Softbox

CowboyStudio New Single 110 Watt Photo Studio Monolight Flash Lighting Kit – 1 Studio Flash/Strobe, 1 Softbox

One (1) Tripod/Light Stands One (1) 110 Watt High Quality MonoLight Strobe Flash One (1) 13 ft PC syn cord, One (1) 10 ft power cord One (1) 50 Watt Model Lights One (1) 16″ x 24″ Softbox with Spring Ring

MonoLight: The unit mounts onto any standard lightstand with a 5/8″ or smaller mounting stud. It has a circular flash tube that is daylight balanced at 5600 deg. K, a guide number of 90 at ISO 100 and a recycling time of 5-7 seconds. It also comes with a 50 watt removable modeling lamp. The Budget Studio monolight Flash can be triggered through the camera with its included 12′ sync cord, by another flash being fired and activating the built-in Photo-Slave, or through its open-flash test button.

List Price: $ 78.99

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Cowboystudio 400 Watt Second Photography studio video monolight, studio strobe light with 75 W model lamp

Cowboystudio 400 Watt Second Photography studio video monolight, studio strobe light with 75 W model lamp

One (1) 400 Watt second strobe light One (1) 75 Watt model lamp One (1) Sync cord One (1) power cord cooling fan inside

Package contents: One (1) professional flash head, power output 400ws (joule) in full Specifications: Guild No. 64 (ISO 100) Circle flash tube: Color temperature: 5500K, exchangeable, made by PerkinElmer (Heimann). Ave. flash bulb life: over 8000 flashing. Flash power setting: 1/16 to 1/1 full step less variable with separate switch. Recycling time: 0.5~3.7 sec. Flash Triggering: Photo cell,Sync cord, and Test button Power input: 110 volts, 60 Hz. Modeling light: with on/off switch. Bulb

Price: $ 145.00

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MonoLight: The unit mounts onto any standard lightstand with a 5/8″ or smaller mounting stud. It has a circular flash tube that is daylight balanced at 5600 deg. K, a guide number of 36 at ISO 100 and a recycling time of 5-7 seconds. It also comes with a 75 watt removable modeling lamp. The Budget Studio monolight Flash can be triggered through the camera with its included 12′ sync cord, by another […]

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CowboyStudio Photography Photo Studio 480 Watt Three Monolight Flash Lighting Light Kit with Carrying Cae – 3 Studio Flash/Strobe, 2 Softboxes, 1 Barndoor, 1 Reflector, 1 Reflective Umbrella, 1 Snoot

Three (3) High Quality 160 Watt MonoLight, Three (3) Tripod/light stands Two (2) 20″x28″ SoftBox with spring ring, One (1) Wireless trigger, One (1) 12 ft sync cord One (1) Black/Golden premium reflective umbrella, One (1) 4 leaf Barndoor with 4 gels, One (1) Snoot One (1) 2-in-1 Gold/silver collapsible reflector, carry pouch One (1) Complete Carrying Case (lots of padding inside)

Monolight:The unit mounts onto any standard lightstand with a 5/8″ or smaller mounting stud. It has a circular flash tube that is daylight balanced at 5600 deg. K, a guide number of 36 at ISO 100 and a recycling time of 5-7 seconds. It also comes with a 75 watt removable modeling lamp. The Budget Studio monolight […]