Neewer CN-126 Video LED Light
It comes with three filters; a diffuser, a 3200K and a pink filter and there’s a case for the filters. It has a hotshoe that can be tilted, an on/off and dimming button. It can output so much light, you will want to dim it. The light holds 6 AA batteries and comes with a rechargeable back for Sony, Canon, and others batteries. There’s also a power indicator which shows you how much battery power is left. While it’s made out of plastic, it is sturdy. For a cheap LED light, I don’t think you can beat this one!
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