If you’re a keen cameraphone user but aren’t a fan of the harsh built-in LED “flash”, you might want to glam up your shots with this Smartphone Ring Light from Photojojo.
The ring light, powered by AAA batteries, is a continuous LED with user-changeable colour temperature. It can fit round your lens for a fashion photography look (well, not really — proper ring lights are much bigger than this), as a macro ring light, or use it off-camera as an side light. As it doesn’t need to synchronise with your camera shutter you might also use it for video lighting.
In theory, the circular shape of the LED panel will produce round catchlights (reflections) in the eyes of your portrait subjects, and reduce harsh shadows under people’s chins. If you are an iPhone user then you can get a special case to which the Ring Light clips on, and which also has a built-in kickstand.
Photojojo is offering the Ring Light on its own for $55, or you can get it with a case for the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus for $85. Click here for more information.
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