Understanding Ring Lights / Ring Flashes: A Lighting Tutorial by TheSlantedLens
A great lighting tool is the Ring Light or Ring Flash. The Ring Light was invented in the 1950's as a light source to capture medical images. Fashion photographers and DP's soon found this great light source and used it to shoot people.
It's perfect because it creates a wonderful highlight on the skin and allows the shadows to fall away from the camera. This video is a look at how to use a Ring Light or Ring Flash.
Keep those cameras rolling and keep on click'n!
by theslantedlens.com (Jay P. Morgan)