Best head torch in 2024: head lamps to see in the dark and free up your hands

Man in front of large building at night looking at his camera using the best head torch
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The best head torch is perfect any activity that takes place at night or in a dark space, where you need to work hands-free. 

So whether you're into photography, astronomy or camping, or just want to pop into the garden to check a weird noise, you'll be glad you bought one. A head torch can also be invaluable for any type of delicate close-up work you do, such as cleaning the sensor of your camera

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Gavin Stoker

Gavin has over 30 years’ experience of writing about photography and television. He is currently the editor of British Photographic Industry News, and previously served as editor of Which Digital Camera and deputy editor of Total Digital Photography

He has also written for a wide range of publications including T3, BBC Focus, Empire, NME, Radio Times, MacWorld, Computer Active, What Digital Camera and the Rough Guide books.

With his wealth of knowledge, Gavin is well placed to recognize great camera deals and recommend the best products in Digital Camera World’s buying guides. He also writes on a number of specialist subjects including binoculars and monoculars, spotting scopes, microscopes, trail cameras, action cameras, body cameras, filters and cameras straps. 

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