Super Softbox Continuous Lighting Kit

For a limited period we are giving away an 80cm gold – silver reflector on purchases of our Super Softbox 3 head Lighting for Digital and Video SS70503 lighting kit. This continuous lighting kit has 2 70 x 50 cm softboxes that contain 4 x 50w daylight bulbs 5400k and one 45 x 45 cm softbox that has 3 x 50w daylight bulbs 5400k.

An ideal photography lighting setup great for video lighting and great for digital photography, the advantages of using compact fluorescent daylight bulbs is they give off little heat compared with their light output. It is easy to setup and we have a video by Gavin Hoey with an overview of the supersoftbox,  not only that we have two more video one a three point lighting tutorial and one using it for portrait photography.

Super Softbox 3 head Lighting for Digital and Video

Overview of the supersoftbox

Three point lighting tutorial

Portrait photography tutorial

Available until 21st September

Large Heavy Duty Boom Arm

Our very large heavy duty boom arm is on special until 15th September, this is really a solid piece of kit and could take the heaviest of use. Once the lighting head is attached its position and angle can be adjusted from the controls at the back using a wheel to change the angle. There is also a handle to adjust for lateral movement to get your light in the perfect position.

It has a 6kg counterbalance weight and can take pretty much any studio flash head or continuous lighting head so wether you are shooting still digital or using for video lighting this stand would last years of heavy use.

Take a look at our special offer category as we have a few other bargains.

Video Lighting

Video lighting is uses continuous lights which can also be used for still photography, we have a big variety of lighting kits for video and it may be difficult for you to make a choice.

First of all any of the lights in our video lighting category you will be able to use for video and it really depends on your budget which you go for. The entry level systems  either the softbox kits with a single bulb or the umbrella continuous lighting kit will be good for talking heads and also full length shooting.

If your budget allows go for a more robust system and one with more light output as this gives you much more versatility, the quad lights are very compact and take up little room. The super softbox kits with 4 x 50w bulbs either the 2 head kit or the 3 head kit which is our most popular video lighting kit. We also stock the more traditional redhead lighting kits and we still sell a lot of these, going up from there is the Lightbank series, the Lightbank 350 or the Lighbank softbox which have 7 x 50w bulbs giving a lot more light and offer incredible value for money.

If you want to do Chroma key green or Chroma key Blue screen work then you need to consider that the Chroma key screen does need to be lit evenly, this is achievable with just 2 lights and will depend on the software you use. Have a look at our green screen video.

Three point lighting is a classic setup especially if you are shooting on a dark background checkout our 3 point lighting video.

Small Product and Jewellery Photography

Small Product Photography

If you want to produce your own product photography images for a website or brochure then this video tutorial will stand you in good stead. It focuses on Jewellery photography but all the techniques can be applied to most product photography. This uses our smallest tabletop lighting studio kit but we have more lighting kits in our product photography category.

Gavin Hoey shows you a simple setup that can give you maximum quality, with tips and tricks to produce the best quality in camera with little to do in photoshop and this is repeatable so even if you have many products to shoot you can do it easily.

Product Photography

Tabletop Lighting Kit

Three head Photography Lighting

We have been out of stock of the lightweight boom arm,  this caused the 3 head continuous lighting and 3 head video lighting kits to be out of stock, well now it’s back. The 3 head redhead lighting kit and all the 3 head softbox lighting are all now back in stock.  The very popular 3 head supersoftbox kits can now be ordered again take a look at Gavin Hoey’s video on them Super Sofbox Continuous Lighting Kit Overview.

Lightweight boom arm

3 head continuous lighting

video lighting

3 head redhead lighting kit

Photographic Background Grey Backdrop

A grey backdrop you may ask what use is it, well the grey backdrop is the most versatile photographic backdrop you can get. You can obviously keep it grey but you can also make it black, would you believe that you could also make it white and if you can make it white then you can make it any colour you like.

Don’t believe me just look at this video, as if by magic Gavin Hoey uses our grey cotton muslin backdrop to do just that, he is using strobist techniques and our strobist softbox but the same technique can be used with any photography lighting including continuous lighting and studio flash .

We also have Gavin Hoey videos in our Tutorial category

Grey Backdrop

Strobist Softbox

Photography lighting

Continuous lighting

Studio flash

June World Cup Offers

Checkout our special offers category.

These offers are for June and will run until the end of June but may be withdrawn earlier. The Lightbank Softbox 2 head continuous lighting kit suitable for video and digital is reduced by £19.00, in the backgrounds and backdrops category the black and white popup backdrop is reduced by £5.00. In the Product Photography category there is £5.00 off the small Tabletop Lighting Kit ideal if you are photographing small items. The 600Ws 2 Head Studio Flash kit is reduced by £20.00 this is now exceptional value be quick as this one is unlikely to stay until the end of June.

Special offers category

Lightbank Softbox 2 head continuous lighting kit

backgrounds and backdrops category

black and white popup backdrop

Product Photography category

Tabletop Lighting Kit

600Ws 2 Head Studio Flash kit


Studio Lighting Case

We have just launched our premium studio lighting bag / case, this is a soft bag with rigid sides and reinforced corners. It has wheels and a handle on top for easy transportation and its big. Its well padded and has internal dividers that attach with Velcro and has two large pockets on the front.

The quality on this case is superb and is ideal if you want to pack redhead lighting, studio flash or continuous lighting, its big enough even to accomodate lightstands. A case of this quality from a well known brand would cost over £100.00 more than this.

Studio Lighting and Accessories

The majority of our out of stock photography lighting and accessory items are back in stock, it seems like it has taken forever to get these back.

Continuous lighting, video lighting kits which include the Softbox Continuous Lighting Kit for Digital or Video the Super Softbox Continuous Lighting for Digital and Video and the 2 Light Studio Lighting and Umbrella continuous lighting kit.

The 3 headed continuous lighting and be found here in the continuous lighting kits category or Video lighting category.

Studio lighting Studio Bigbag is also back along with the ceramic bulbholder and 42cm beauty dish in the studio accessories various category.

In the product photography category the popular Tabletop lighting Kit and 80cm light cube.

I think that is all, we will also have several new items in the following weeks you will be able to get the latest news here, in the longer term we are beefing up our studio lighting bags

Photography Lighting Videos

If you have not seen them already we have some tutorial and overview videos of our photography lighting including Studio Flash, continuous lighting and video lighting. The videos are produced by Gavin Hoey who does a great job and you should look at his site www.gavtrain.com and you will learn a lot.

We hope to continue the videos approx one every month maybe more, it depends if we can twist Gavin arm to do more.

If you look over to the right hand side of this page the videos are there.