Genesis Monolight Kits On Sale at Calumet

Calumet Genesis 400 Monolight

Calumet Photographic is offering new photographers affordable yet sophisticated self-contained monolights for studio lighting that are ideally suited for portrait photography. The Genesis 400 and Genesis 200 are entry level studio strobes that offer these features:

  • • Easy-lock interchangeable reflectors
  • • Built-in umbrella mount
  • • User-replaceable flash tube
  • • Convenient carry handle
  • • Universal 5⁄8″ mounting and easy angle-adjustments

Genesis monolights offer recycling times as low as one second and their 5-volt sync voltage is safe for today’s digital cameras, according to Calumet.

Calumet Genesis 400 Back View

The rear control panel of each Genesis monolight provides the user easy access to digital, variable flash-output controls; you can adjust power levels over a 5-stop range.

The Genesis 200 is a 200w/s monolight has a Guide Number of 125 (ft.) and offers flash-output controls over a 5-stop range. It weighs just 4.2 lbs. The Genesis 400 is a 400w/s monolight has a Guide Number of 160 (ft.) and offers flash-output controls over a 5-stop range. Each Genesis comes with an umbrella reflector, flash tube, 150w modeling lamp, sync cord, power cord and a protective cap.

Genesis monolights are on sale now at Calumet. The Genesis 200 kit, for example, is available for as low as $170. The kit includes one Genesis 200, a 10′ light stand and a 45″ white umbrella w/black cover.


Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.