The Lume Cube AIR is a light source that works underwater and it's cheap, too!

Every photographer needs a portable light source now and again, and if you shoot video as well as stills you needs continuous lighting, not just a flashgun. And that’s where the Lume Cube AIR fits in. 

It’s small enough to fit in the tiniest corner of your camera bag but powerful enough for any kind of close-range photography or videography. It even has a ‘strobe’ mode that produces a brief burst of light in sync with your camera’s own flash.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at