Lighten up your Black Friday: 2013 winter lighting deals (updated)

In the run-up to Christmas, here's a quick roundup of some of the lighting-related deals we've spotted.

Phottix Black Friday

In the market for some new gear or a gift for a photographically-minded friend? In the run-up to Christmas, here’s a quick roundup of some of the lighting-related deals we’ve spotted. Know some other cracking offers? Share them in the comments below.


B&H has a whole host of seasonal deals on studio equipment, with savings on Elinchrom, Quantum, Dynalite and Impact lighting gear. Browse here to see for yourself.



From 26th to 29th November, CheetahStand (based in Texas) has 10% off everything in its store, so long as it’s in stock. So if you’re interested in a new CL-180 or CL-360 bare-bulb flash it could be a good opportunity to get one. Use the code BF10 at the checkout. Visit the web site here.


European supplier Dynaphos (based in Bulgaria) has a Black Friday promotion for PocketWizard, Sekonic and Godox gear as well as products sold under its own brand. Some of the prices appear to have been slashed by nearly half — check the full list here. The deal applies to showroom purchases and online orders made on the 29th November only.


Adorama’s in-house brand Flashpoint has a number of offers this week, including a two-stand umbrella lighting kit for $49.95, a two-light fluorescent kit for $109.95 and a tungsten light at $69.99 after rebate. Click here to have a browse.


Get 20% off the ProBoard — a 4′ by 6′ roll-up backdrop — from Hurley Pro Gear. Enter the code blackfriday at the checkout before the end of Cyber Monday (2nd December).


Get some German-made lighting gear in the USA – the American distributor has put on a studio lighting sale, with up to $50 off modifiers, $100 off certain lights and $300 off some lighting kits. Click here for more information.



Get 15% off at the Phottix Store this weekend. On 29th and 30th November, enter the code BF15 to get your discount. Now might be the time to invest in some Odin TTL triggers or a radio-powered Mitros+ flashgun?

Phottix Black Friday


The American flash trigger company has some pretty stonking Thanksgiving offers, including $60 off the high-end RadioPopper PX transceivers, $20 off basic RadioPopper Nano triggers and $50 off RadioPopper JrX kits — all for a limited time only. Visit for full details.

RadioPopper Black Friday


$50 instant savings on the Sekonic L-478D and L-478DR incident light meters, with fancy colour display, built-in PocketWizard triggering and touchscreen controls. Available from Adorama and other authorised dealers.

UK distributor JP is offering a similar deal — 15% off the Sekonic L-478D/DR light meter bundled with a 5-degree spot finder and case for both. That’s £399.99 for the L-478D and accessories, or £444.99 with the DR version. Go here for a list of dealers.

Sekonic L-478D



Up to $200 rebates on most of the manufacturer’s range of Qflashes, triggers and Turbo battery packs. For full details, visit here


$30 off the Sigma EF-610 DG ST flashgun with TTL, bringing price to $135 with free shipping from Amazon. Available for Nikon, Canon, Sony and Pentax.

David Selby
David is a keen photographer and has been editor of Lighting Rumours since 2010. When not writing about lighting, he works as a data scientist at the University of Manchester, UK.