RING LIGHT DEFINITION
What is a ring light?
A ring light is a circular light that fits around a camera’s lens or is large enough to shoot through it.
A ring light provides illumination with little shadow because the origin of the light is very close to the optical axis of the lens. It is commonly described as the glamour or beauty light.
The ring lights main purpose is to cast an even light onto the subject. This reduces shadows in the face and minimizes blemishes, while illuminating the eyes. This is why ring lights are commonly used in portraits, glamour shots, or even videography capturing only one subject.
Common uses for ring lights
- Portraits — minimizes wrinkles and blemishes
- YouTube — reduces shadow, evenly lights face
- Glamour shots — even light works well with makeup
5.5 x 5.5 x 9.5 inches