Frugal Photographer
Use flash indoors, or outdoors to fill in details against back lighting

Flash bulbs and cube flashes

The strength and duration of a bulb flash is unlike any electronic strobe, and images taken with genuine flash bulbs are noticeably different.
Choose the cube flash that fits your camera

Flash cubes have electrical contacts; Magicubes do not.

Flash cubes use a round socket. The Magicube socket is square.

Cube flashes for all cameras with a flashcube socket

Flash cube showing contact wires

Flash cubes


Your price $7.99 USD


More than 50 in stock at Nampa, Idaho and 0 in stock at Calgary, Alberta.


[Item: FLSH-FCUB]

Cube flashes for all cameras with X-cube (Magicube) sockets

Magicube detail showing camera mount

Magicubes


Special price $5.88 USD

Special price ends on
Sunday, October 31st, 2021.



More than 50 in stock at Nampa, Idaho and more than 50 in stock at Calgary, Alberta.


[Item: FLSH-MCUB]

High-Power flash cubes for Polaroid cameras

High power flash cubes


Your price $7.99 USD


More than 50 in stock at Nampa, Idaho and 0 in stock at Calgary, Alberta.


[Item: FLSH-2PACK]
Use flash bulbs instead of electronic flash for that unmistakable mid-20th-century look in your photos.

Use blue bulbs for both color and b/w film. Use clear bulbs for b/w film only.

Group of flash bulbs

M2 flashbulbs were introduced in 1953. "M" stands for Midget; they are much smaller than earlier flashbulbs.

M2 flash bulbs, clear, for black and white film

M2 flash bulbs


Your price $7.99 USD


36 in stock at Nampa, Idaho and 0 in stock at Calgary, Alberta.


[Item: FLSH-M2]

M2B flash bulbs, blue, for color films

M2B flash bulbs


Your price $7.99 USD


More than 50 in stock at Nampa, Idaho and 0 in stock at Calgary, Alberta.


[Item: FLSH-M2B]

M3 flash bulbs, clear

M3 flash bulbs


Your price $7.99 USD


More than 50 in stock at Nampa, Idaho and 0 in stock at Calgary, Alberta.


[Item: FLSH-M3]

M3B flash bulbs, blue

M3B flash bulbs


Your price $7.99 USD


18 in stock at Nampa, Idaho and 0 in stock at Calgary, Alberta.


[Item: FLSH-M3B]

AG1B and AG1C flash bulbs

AG1 flashbulbs were introduced in about 1958. "AG" stands for All Glass; they did not have a conventional bayonet base like other bulbs.

AG1B flash bulbs

AG1B flash bulbs


Your price $6.99 USD


36 in stock at Nampa, Idaho and 0 in stock at Calgary, Alberta.


[Item: AG1B]
Multi-bulb flash bars were designed for a variety of Polaroid and Pocket Instamatic cameras.

No need to handle individual AG1B bulbs; they're assembled into an easily-used unit for you.

All flipflash and flashbars feature blue bulbs, for both color and b/w film.

Flip flash for all cameras with flipflash sockets

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Flip flash


Your price $7.00 USD


18 in stock at Nampa, Idaho and 0 in stock at Calgary, Alberta.


[Item: FLSH-FLIP]

Flash bar for Polaroid SX70 cameras

Flash bar

Flash bar


Special price $5.88 USD

Special price ends on
Sunday, October 31st, 2021.



More than 50 in stock at Nampa, Idaho and 0 in stock at Calgary, Alberta.


[Item: FLSH-BAR]