Best Portable Light For Photography in 2022 [*Top Picks*]

Looking for the best portable light for photography on the market? We’ve got you covered. Check out our ratings of absolute bestsellers below and make a final decision.

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  • VIJIM VL100C Bi-Color LED Video Light on Camera,Mini Rechargeable 2000mAh LED Camera Lights,CRI95+ Dimmable 2500-6500K Ultra Bright Photo and Video Lighting,LED Fill Lamp…
    Bestseller #1
    VIJIM VL100C Bi-Color LED Video Light on Camera,Mini Rechargeable 2000mAh LED Camera Lights,CRI95+ Dimmable 2500-6500K Ultra Bright Photo and Video Lighting,LED Fill Lamp… (143)
      【100 High CRI95+ LED Beads & Soft Light Board】The VIJIM VL100C led video light adopts 100pcs High Quality Color Rendering Index 95+ beads and the Max Brightness up to 900Lm(2500K-6500K),lager lighting angles up to 120°.Design with soft light board,make supplement light softer and not dazzling,offer wonderful lighting in a affordable price 【3 Color Mode Adjustable】The camera photo light provide 50 white light beads and 50 warm light beads, color temperature 2500K-6500K. Warm light, Nature light and Cold light,you can adjust it quickly by wheel according to the change of application scenario 【Built-in 2000mAh Rechargeable Battery】The rechargeable camera light is built-in 2000mAh rechargeable lithium battery, charging time is 3 hours, maximum brightness output up to 120 minutes, minimum brightness output up to 480 minutes.It supports with type c charging port, 3.7V 6W ouput,safer and more convenient to use.You also can use it while charging 【Rich Expandability & Multi-Mount】 4 Cold shoe mounts allow you to attach microphones, fill lights, and other shooting accessories. The photography lights is equipped with a universal hot shoe adapter that can be attached to a camera, tripod, microphone mount, light stand or other support using the 1/4-inch screw on the bottom.It can also adjust the angle to achieve better lighting effects
  • Neewer 600W Battery Powered Outdoor Studio Flash Strobe Lighting Kit:(2)VISION4 Monolight with 2.4G System,(2)Translucent White Umbrella,(2)Rectangular Softbox for Video Shooting Location Photography
    Bestseller #1
    Neewer 600W Battery Powered Outdoor Studio Flash Strobe Lighting Kit:(2)VISION4 Monolight with 2.4G System,(2)Translucent White Umbrella,(2)Rectangular Softbox for Video Shooting Location Photography (312)
      Kit Includes: (2)VISION4 Studio Flash(Li-ion Battery Included), (2)Wireless Trigger, (2)Rectangular Softbox, (2)Translucent White Umbrella; This flash kit is perfect for convenient battery cordless location shooting Vision4 Studio Flash: High GN60,German Engineered 300W flash includes a wireless trigger; Built-in 2.4G Receiver with 8 Channels; Extremely short flash duration: from 1/1000 to 1/10000 seconds. 6 steps of power adjustment( 1/64 to 1/1); Large capacity lithium battery pack to provide 1000 Full Power flashes and fast recycle time( 0.01-2.5 seconds) Rectangular Softbox: Removable internal and external diffusers for versatility in refining the hard and soft ratio of flash light; Standard size Bowens speed mounts, fits for the 300w 400W 600w 800W 1000w studio flash Translucent White Umbrella: Can be used either as a shoot through or bounce light to reduce shadows and produce an even, soft, low contrast light over a relatively large area Perfect Strobe Lighting Kit: Such a strobe lighting kit can help you achieve much more perfect effect when you are shooting, brings you more conveniences and amazing shooting experiences
  • Lume Cube Bicolor Panel Mini LED Light for Professional DSLR Cameras | Adjustable Panel Mini, LCD Display | Photo and Video Lighting, Long Battery Life | Fits Sony, Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Panasonic
    Bestseller #1
    Lume Cube Bicolor Panel Mini LED Light for Professional DSLR Cameras | Adjustable Panel Mini, LCD Display | Photo and Video Lighting, Long Battery Life | Fits Sony, Nikon, Canon, Fuji, Panasonic (455)
      Credit Card Sized Light: Pocket size camera lighting made with durable, premium grade aluminum. Add camera & photo lighting to your camera bag to capture your best shots and help master your craft! Adjustable Brightness: Adjust LED light panel brightness from 1% to 100% for enhanced control. Works great as an LED light for photography, or as camera lighting for video recording for YouTube. Adjustable Color Temperature: Flicker free LED panel light with adjustable color temp from 3200K to 5600K. Pair camera lights with your DSLR camera to get the perfect photography lighting. Long Battery Life: Enjoy battery life up to 14 hours or plug it in and use it even longer. This portable light for photography is easy to pack, easy to use, & helps capture better content! Camera Accessories: An additional light panel diffuser & shoe mount are included for use with LED video light. A must-have portable LED light for on the go content creators to maximize creativity!
  • UBeesize LED Video Light Kit, 2Pcs Dimmable Continuous Portable Photography Lighting with Adjustable Tripod Stand & Color Filters for Tabletop/Low-Angle Shooting, for Zoom, Game Streaming, YouTube
    Bestseller #1
    UBeesize LED Video Light Kit, 2Pcs Dimmable Continuous Portable Photography Lighting with Adjustable Tripod Stand & Color Filters for Tabletop/Low-Angle Shooting, for Zoom, Game Streaming, YouTube (386)
      【Video Lighting Kit:】The small LED panel light is equipped with a 1/4 universal ball head, which can adjust the panel 180°to to easily meet your different shooting angle requirements; cable control 10%~100% brightness level option. The up and down buttons can easily meet the needs of your shooting occasion. 【Diversification Shooting Effects:】LED desktop video lighting with a tripod is equipped with 2 * 4 color filters (red, orange, white, blue), which can meet a variety of photography requirements and visual effects, and suitable for YouTube videos, product photography, video conferences, online courses, etc. 【Ideal for Product Photography:】 The retractable tripod has a working height from 23.62" to 57.68" and can be used in hand. Making it the perfect camera stands for video conferencing, recording, and game streaming. Not only can it be directly connected with the lighting panel to provide the position lighting you need (ultra-low or ultra-high). 【USB-Powered Light:】 There are more powerful options as all USB ports can be used to power the task light, which can provide continuous lighting for your subject in different situations. You can plug it into a desktop computer, move the plug, etc. (Note: It is recommended to use with a wall plug(5V 2A)) 【Multi-functional Use:】 When you capture the right moment and get the best results when recording a video, the studio lighting kit will be a great help. Perfect lighting suitable for studios, lighting for videos and images, used with various desktop studios, basic photography lighting kit for video shooting.
  • VILTROX LED On Camera Video Light, Video Conference Lighting Kit with Mini Tripod, Pocket Photo Light Bi-Color 2500-8500K Panel Lights Photography Lighting for Video Recording Photoshoot Zoom Lighting
    Bestseller #1
    VILTROX LED On Camera Video Light, Video Conference Lighting Kit with Mini Tripod, Pocket Photo Light Bi-Color 2500-8500K Panel Lights Photography Lighting for Video Recording Photoshoot Zoom Lighting (103)
      💡 【VIDEO CONFERENCE LIGHTING KIT】The lighting kit come with a mini desk tripod & 180° rotated phone holder, also has a 1/4 screw hole and a hot shoe adapter suitable for camera & camcorder. As a mini desk table fill light or backlight, it's perfect for video conferencing, video recording etc. You also can put your light on the cell phone holder to adjust the best lighting angle, make you looks best state while working or meeting. 💡 【BROADCAST LIGHTING KIT】The adjustability of 10-100% brightness and 2500-8500K color temperature support offers more choices when you broadcast/live stream/game zoom lighting etc. also features with OLED display for accurate reading and convenient adjustment in real time. You can custom the setting to make yourself look on your best and energetic state for the viewers, even if already worked for a long time or at night. 💡 【LIGHTS FOR ZOOM MEETING】The VILTROX RB08 video light adopts 24pcs High Quality Color Rendering Index 95+ beads and the Max. brightness illuminance is 720LM. 985Lux/0.5M (0.5M, 5600K 100% power), offer bright but soft light for many remote working, no matter at night or low light environment, and no wires so you can easily place it, like working or meeting on sofa, online class on the outside when after work, live streaming at deep night etc. 💡 【PORTABLE LIGHT FOR OUTDOOR SHOOTING】The light is equipped with built-in rechargeable DC 3.7V 3000aAh lithium battery and USB charging port, continue working time is 1.2h at 5600K 100% brightness, longer if at lower power. From many worries of must charging by AC adapter and it can be charged by laptop, power bank etc, support using while charging for continuous working so that is suitable for indoor and outdoor shooting. 💡 【MINI POCKET VIDEO LIGHT】108g(weight), 4.3*3.1*0.6inch(size), compact and lightweight for carrying even in pocket, it’s smaller than iphone 6, easily to carry by one hand and is a must pack item for your camera bag, very small but puts out a decent amount of light. As a multifunctional mini photography fill light, it is perfect light for video conferencing, video shooting, interview, live streaming, YouTube, studio lighting.
  • GSKAIWEN LED Video Light Battery Powered Photography Light Portable Handheld Wand,Dimmable 2800-5500K Photo Studio Light Kit with NP-970 Li-ion Battery and Stand for Portrait, YouTube,Outdoor Video
    Bestseller #1
    GSKAIWEN LED Video Light Battery Powered Photography Light Portable Handheld Wand,Dimmable 2800-5500K Photo Studio Light Kit with NP-970 Li-ion Battery and Stand for Portrait, YouTube,Outdoor Video (52)
      【High Quality LED Beads】High-luminance SMD LED beads ,come with 192 pcs LED beads ,can last up to 50,000 hours.Steady color temperature and low loss.Even lighting, no shadows.【Portable Handheld Light Wand】Unique long strip light design,the fill light range is larger.Light body is very thin, thickness is only 0.59 inch.Portable and lightweight.You can use by handheld to offer more creative light effect. 【Bi-Color Temperature and Brightness Adjustment】You can stepless adjust the color temperature and brightness via the knob on the light.Color temperature from 2800k(Yellow light) to 5500k(White light),brightness from 1% to 100% dimming. 【Dual Power Supply】Powered by power adapter (INCLUDED) or or Sony NP-F970 batteries ( INCLUDED). 【Wide Application】Widely applied to studio photography,portraits photography,product food photography,interview video,YouTube video ,fashion, wedding art, advertisement photography, shooting video.With batteries, you can use it anywhere, outdoor shooting, night scene shooting. 【Package & Warranty】 2 x LED Light +2 x NP-970 Li-ion battery  +2 x Battery charger+ 2 x 78.7inch Light Stand+2 x AC Power Adapter+1 x Carrying Bag.WARRANTY:If you receive the product with any problem, please feel free to contact us. You will get the best and satisfied solution within 24 hours during working days.1 year warranty and life-time customer service.
  • Neewer 2 Packs Dimmable Bi-Color 480 LED Video Light and Stand Lighting Kit Includes: 3200-5600K CRI 96+ LED Panel with U Bracket, 75 inches Light Stand for YouTube Studio Photography, Video Shooting
    Bestseller #1
    Neewer 2 Packs Dimmable Bi-Color 480 LED Video Light and Stand Lighting Kit Includes: 3200-5600K CRI 96+ LED Panel with U Bracket, 75 inches Light Stand for YouTube Studio Photography, Video Shooting (285)
      Powerful & Versatile Light: With 240 White And 240 Yellow Leds, Each Light Will Offer Bright, Continuous, And Bi-Color Illumination For Portraits, Product Photos, Youtube Vlogs, Video Gaming, And Online Meetings. The Ultra-High Cri 96+ Ensures Natural And Vivid Color Reproduction For All Your Creation Customizable Lighting: Use The Control Knobs To Set The Brightness From 0 To 100% And Color Temperature From 3200K To 5600K. U-Bracket Allows You To Swivel The Light For Optimal Beam Angles, While The White Diffuser Gives You Soft And Flattering Lighting Sturdy Material & Sleek Design: Made Of Aluminum Alloy, The Casing And U-Shaped Bracket Are Solid And Resistant To Rust And Scratches. The Sleek Silver Finishes And Golden Screw Knobs Give This Light A Simple But Elegant Look That Will Blend Harmoniously With Any Home And Studio Decor Adjustable Light Stand: The Aluminum Alloy Light Stand Is Durable Yet Lightweight. Thanks To The Telescopic Structure, You Can Adjust The Height From 3’ To 6.2’ (90Cm To 190Cm) As Required. The 1/4” Screw Is Compatible With A Wide Variety Of Devices
  • SVOPY Dimmable LED Video Light - 5600K USB Photography Lighting Kit with Adjustable Tripod Stand and 4 Color Filters, Portable Studio Light for Live Broadcast/Photography, Tabletop
    Bestseller #1
    SVOPY Dimmable LED Video Light - 5600K USB Photography Lighting Kit with Adjustable Tripod Stand and 4 Color Filters, Portable Studio Light for Live Broadcast/Photography, Tabletop (26)
      𝐄𝐗𝐂𝐄𝐋𝐋𝐄𝐍𝐓 𝐋𝐈𝐆𝐇𝐓 𝐄𝐅𝐅𝐄𝐂𝐓 𝐏𝐇𝐎𝐓𝐎𝐒𝐇𝐎𝐎𝐓 𝐎𝐑 𝐕𝐈𝐃𝐄𝐎 𝐑𝐄𝐂𝐎𝐑𝐃𝐈𝐍𝐆 : SVOPY USB photography lighting kit with four high-saturation filters (white, orange, blue, pink) can provide a variety of lighting effects. Led lights are controlled by the brightness of the gear, there are 10 gears from 10% to 100%. The fill light can also adjust the cool light, warm light, natural light, by adjusting the cool/warm light to bring different visual effects. 𝐀𝐃𝐉𝐔𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐁𝐋𝐄 𝐓𝐑𝐈𝐏𝐎𝐃 𝐀𝐍𝐃 360⁰ 𝐑𝐎𝐓𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 : Stands extends from 21 inches/54 cm to 47 inches/120 cm and LED panel (7.48×4.9 inches / 19×12.5 cm) consists of 160 high-quality energy-saving lights, the panel is very flexible ball joint, can achieve 360 °shooting needs. Compared with the ordinary extension pole design, this tripod uses a locking design, no tools required, quick installation and fast storage. 𝐔𝐒𝐁 𝐏𝐎𝐖𝐄𝐑𝐄𝐃 : Power supply through USB port. Note: If the LED fill light needs to work for a long time (you can choose to match the wall plug (5V 2A)), avoid using a laptop or mobile power to prevent low power, resulting in dim lights. 𝐔𝐒𝐀𝐆𝐄 : Buy a LED video light, start customizing it by choosing the color, brightness, warm and cool tones of light needed to achieve the best light for turning on your use.Whether in front of the computer, shooting in the studio, or camping outdoors, adjustable height fill light is the best choice.Photography lights widely applied to live broadcast, YouTube video, video conference, shooting products, painting exhibition fill light, home emergency lighting, etc. 𝐏𝐀𝐂𝐊𝐀𝐆𝐄 𝐈𝐍𝐂𝐋𝐔𝐃𝐄𝐒 : 1 LED photography light with stand, 1 white color filter, 1 pink color filter, 1 orange color filter, 1 blue color filter, 1 carrying bag
  • VILTROX VL-162T CRI95+ LED Video Light, Portable on Camera Photo Light Panel Dimmable for DSLR Camera Camcorder with Battery, High Brightness, 3300K-5600K Bi-Color, White Filter and LCD Display
    Bestseller #1
    VILTROX VL-162T CRI95+ LED Video Light, Portable on Camera Photo Light Panel Dimmable for DSLR Camera Camcorder with Battery, High Brightness, 3300K-5600K Bi-Color, White Filter and LCD Display (36)
      Dimmable and Color Modes Feature: Brightness dimmer (20%-100%) and variable color temperature (3300K-5600K) to brighten up your videos or pictures. The 4 included filters are easy to install via magnet for creative different light colors effects. Battery with Charging Cable Included: AC adapter (Not Included), package comes with battery (during package changing period, you may receive battery charger or USB-A to USB-C charging cable) as standard for more convenient indoor or outdoor use. With standard hot shoe mount, it can be adjusted angles while mounted on any DSLR camera, tripod, bracket, or light stand, etc. Built-in LCD display: LCD panel shows a clear battery power level, brightness and color temperature readings, let you operate easily and work more effective. Multiple Lamps Combined Design. With 2 extending slots on the both sides, this portable, lightweight lamp can be easily linked together to fill light for different environments. CE, EMC, FCC, RoHS certification approved. Max. Brightness illumination 1070LM/1250Lux (1m) can be provided by 162 high quality LED bulbs(High CRI 95+ for better photo color). Lightweight design, light is small and easy for carrying.
  • VIJIM VL120 LED on Camera Video Light,Mini Bi-Color LED Camera Light,Portable Photography Lighting w 6 Color Filters, 3100mAh Rechargeable CRI 95+ 3200K-6500K Dimmable LED Panel Light for DSLR Camera
    Bestseller #1
    VIJIM VL120 LED on Camera Video Light,Mini Bi-Color LED Camera Light,Portable Photography Lighting w 6 Color Filters, 3100mAh Rechargeable CRI 95+ 3200K-6500K Dimmable LED Panel Light for DSLR Camera (143)
      【120 HIGH CRI95+ LED BEADS】The VIJIM VL120 on camera video light adopts 120pcs High Quality Color Rendering Index 95+ beads and the Max Brightness up to 1250Lux, Truly restore the color of the object,reducing the workload of post-coloring.Stepless dimmable 3200-6500k,Warm and Cold Bi-color temperature and 10%- 100% brightness are adjustable in one switch. All needs like portrait, nature, YouTube and indoor shooting can be satisfied 【COLORFUL SHOOTING EFFECT】Comes with 6 color filters (pink, red, yellow,purple,green,and blue), they can provide softer and colorful lighting; You can change the color of the light through the 6 kind filters to create cool photos and videos(Note: Color filters need to be used with the silicon soft cover. Please insert the color filter to the silicon cover firstly ) 【SOFT LIGHT, PROTECT YOUR EYES】Comes with Silicone Cover makes the lights very soft and not dazzling. And it will protect your eyes. As a multifunctional mini photography fill light, it is ideal for selfie, vlog, still-life, wedding, portrait, children's photography and youtube video,It is an essential fill light in your camera bag ! 【LONG LASTING & FAST CHARGING】Built-in 3100mAh lithium rechargeable battery and USB Type-C charging port, it can be full-charge in about 2h, and offer a 150-minute operation at 100% brightness,over 15 hours for 10% brightness.It supports the fast charge via QC3.0/QC2.0/FCP intelligent charge.Surpport charging while in use 【What you get】1*VL120 video light, 6*Color Filters,1* Type-c charging cable,1*Silicone Cover, 1*Universal base,1*Manual.VIJIM provide 1 year replacement service and lifetime friendly after-sales service for video light, If you have any problems,please contract us via the the Contact Seller button in the Your Orders section,we will provide you a satisfactory solution within 24 hours.
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How To Buy portable light for photography: Tips and Instructions

When you plan to buy the best portable light for photography, it’s always a stressful thing. It might have taken you long to decide on this particular item, and if so, you have analyzed it and compared it to alternatives by other vendors and brands. But does it mean that you’ll feel that long-anticipated satisfaction when you hold your purchase finally? Will you still be satisfied with its properties, its looks, and its price?

This is the guide for buying portable light for photography for the best price, quickly, and with minimum doubts. It will help you to choose from the best portable light for photography brands, sellers, and modifications.

Are You Sure about Buying portable light for photography?

Little things and big expensive purchases may matter equally high emotionally. Of course, if it’s real and good. If you want it, it’s significant. So it’s worth some time spent on Google, Facebook groups, and other resources to learn the most about portable light for photography. Maybe users will suggest alternative options worth at least a look. Various portable light for photography ratings also help; they may focus on details you didn’t notice. When users or professionals rate each portable light for photography alternative along with it, it may also be useful to know who makes the best portable light for photography.

Are there better alternatives? Maybe some other manufacturer offers the same experience for a better price? These questions don’t matter if your heart has already chosen. But if you’re making a cerebral choice, considering alternatives is important — at least for not regretting your choice later. When you are certain about it, go and buy your top portable light for photography. But the process of purchase requires attention too.

How to Buy portable light for photography for the Best Price?

No matter how much you want your portable light for photography, it’s not a reason to pay more than it actually costs. Here is what you should pay attention to if you don’t want to overpay.

  • Compare prices. When living in the Internet era, it seems most logical to do a portable light for photography comparison by price on various marketplaces and stores. With some items, you can go hunting through garage sales or eBay lots, and if you’re lucky, you can find it in mint condition for a bargain price. But if this item can be bought new, you better get an unused one.
  • Check the warranty. If you buy a new or an officially renewed item, it means a certain warranty by the vendor. If anything suddenly goes wrong with your portable light for photography, you will be able to contact the manufacturer and get a replacement item or make sure it will be repaired in the shortest time.
  • Learn about the delivery. Are there any complaints by customers in your area? Has the seller delivered items too late? Have there been wrong items in packages? Last but not least: how much does it cost? Maybe there are options with cheaper or even free shipping.

What Else Matters

When you receive and accept your purchase, you can return it immediately if you notice something wrong with your portable light for photography. So check whether the package is undamaged and at least the appearance is right.

You may want to explore other users’ opinions. Independent aggregators usually seem more trustworthy than official sites of vendors and sellers. It makes sense to explore the item itself (properties, user experience, and stuff) along with the seller.

How We Rate Each portable light for photography Option

As you see, making all that analysis yourself is a hard job. Luckily, we can help you with our rating system that finds the best offers based on various parameters. Our recommendations are based on:

  • Online prices. They are quite easy to fetch and compare. Thus, we get the definitive list of offers to choose the best portable light for photography offer from.
  • AI-based review analytics. the AI-powered-system developed to compare portable light for photography reviews analyzes them and chooses the best quality portable light for photography by users’ satisfaction.
  • Objective factors (like production year, availability, and so on).

That’s how we test each portable light for photography. So, first you ask yourself: “What should i look for in a portable light for photography?” Then we help you to find it.

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