GoPro Light Mod review

A small, powerful light made for Media Mod and any GoPro mount

GoPro Light Mod review
(Image: © Jamie Carter / Digital. Camera World)

Digital Camera World Verdict

Smaller than a matchbox yet brighter than some head torches, GoPro’s Light Mod LED light is expensive yet powerfully impressive.


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    Very bright

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    Four intensity settings

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    Small and compact

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    Excellent build quality


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    Expensive (and you need the Media Mod)

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    Easy to lose

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    Fiddly diffusion cover

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    Weird ‘strobe mode’

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There’s almost nothing to the GoPro Light Mod. A simple accessory smaller than a matchbox, it’s designed to be used either as a standalone light or attached to GoPro’s Media Mod wraparound accessory. 

Essentially a solution for lighting-up scenes and valuable for vlogging, Light Mod is more versatile than it looks. If you have a GoPro, Light Mod could be the accessory for you. Here’s everything you need to know about this powerful yet compact LED light that works with a host of GoPro accessories.

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Jamie Carter
Astrophotography expert

Jamie has been writing about all aspects of technology for over 14 years, producing content for sites like TechRadar, T3, Forbes, Mashable, MSN, South China Morning Post, and BBC Wildlife, BBC Focus and BBC Sky At Night magazines. 

As the editor for, he has a wealth of enthusiasm and expertise for all things astrophotography, from capturing the Perseid Meteor Shower, lunar eclipses and ring of fire eclipses, photographing the moon and blood moon and more.

He also brings a great deal of knowledge on action cameras, 360 cameras, AI cameras, camera backpacks, telescopes, gimbals, tripods and all manner of photography equipment.