Bowens really is back – and they’re made by Godox

Feb 20, 2019
Jake Hicks

For those of you that are unaware, a couple of weeks ago, U.K. online photography retailer WEX photographic, quietly announced that Bowens was coming back….

Bowens is back from the dead, and they’ve brought a 500Ws Lithium Ion powered TTL strobe with them

Jan 31, 2019
John Aldred

When we first heard that Bowens was going into liquidation, and then the official announcement that came a few days later, it was the end…

Deal Alert: save $2,200 on Bowens Battery-Powered flash kit

Feb 25, 2018
Udi Tirosh

If you are looking to make your first steps in the “big strobes” world, this is a deal you don’t want to miss. B&H are…

UK Photography retail giant Calumet swallowed up by Wex Photographic

Sep 25, 2017
John Aldred

The whole epic Aurelius/Bowens/Calumet saga now seems to be drawing to a conclusion. And what a journey it’s been. Calumet USA goes bankrupt, Calumet UK…

It’s official – Bowens is dead after 94 years

Jul 20, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

As we reported a few days ago, it seems that Bowens has gone into liquidation. And now they’ve confirmed – after 94 years in the…

Another photography giant fatality – Bowens International going into liquidation

Jul 14, 2017
John Aldred

Just over one year ago, Bowens along with Calumet were snapped up by investment company Aurelius. At that time, their press release waxed lyrical about…

Here are 6 Photography companies who are in the UK

Jun 26, 2016
Udi Tirosh

The ballot is done and U.K. are leaving the EU. Yea Brexit is full on. I am not really sure what will happen to our friends in…

Bowens Lighting and Calumet Photographic acquired by AURELIUS, bad news for Bowens?

Jun 7, 2016
John Aldred

After Calumet’s closure of US based retail stores and filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2014, it was pretty clear they were in trouble.  With Bowens, this news comes…

This portable LED puts out as much light as a 1.5K tungsten with a Bowens mount strobe sized form factor

Jun 6, 2016
John Aldred

LED lighting has come a very long way in just a few short years, and Aputure wants to take on the sun with their new COB…

Bowens Pulls Out Of The Biggest Show In The UK. Could Indicate Trouble For The Lighting Company

Feb 19, 2016
Udi Tirosh

Living next to Europe means I get to visit the UK Photography show* every march. This is the biggest photoshow in the UK and you…