Photokina 2014 guide: latest lighting to look out for

What flashes, lighting and studio equipment will be at Photokina 2014? A guide to new products, workshops and offers.

Photokina 2014

This week sees Photokina 2014, the world’s leading photographic show, take place in Cologne. The fair runs from Tuesday 16th to Sunday 21st September and will see a slew of new cameras, accessories and imaging equipment unveiled to the public.

Below is a list of some interesting kit to look out for. Click the links to find out more and feel free to leave a comment if you think something is missing. Our intrepid reporter/reviewer Robbert Dijkstra will be visiting on Wednesday and Thursday so say hello if you see him!

Photokina 2014

Accessories and modifiers

Camera flashes

Continuous lighting

Portable power

Studio flashes



In addition to new gear, some companies are putting on talks, workshops and competitions for keen photographers. Some of these are free and some not, and some you can participate in without actually attending the show.


During Photokina there are also some big discounts both at stands and online. Feel free to share any you spot in the comments below.

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.