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Ringlight lighting technique

ringlightHere’s a really quick lighting technique using an LED type ring light. You could do it with any ringflash that has a modelling light, but it may work best with an LED one as the light is even all the way around. 

1 Place the light on a table switched on.

2 Put an object in the centre

3 Take a photo from a low angle so you are more or less head on to the object but have a small amount of shape to the circle below. The camera can be on auto. Meter for the object – ideally with spot metering mode.

If you shoot in low light (preferably in the evening with the room lights off)  the background will be black like the paint tube photo below.

paint using ringlight

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