Skip to main content

THE POWER OF RINGLIGHT!

[RE-EDITED BLOGPOST]

Many of you have been requesting a blogpost of me showing you guys how do I take photos at home, truth is I have actually invested in a Ringlight to enhance my photos. 

FIRST OF ALL TO NOT CONFUSE YOU GUYS, THERE ARE 2 TYPES OF RINGLIGHT AND LET ME SHARE YOU MY EXPERIENCE ON HOW I WASTED MY MONEY PURCHASING THE WRONG ONE. 

Initially, I thought there was only one type of ringlight. I made my way down to Sim Lim Square and I was cheated for the mini-ringlight (below) for $150 which I checked online it was only $30. 

This is the portable one, let me state out the disadvantages.

  • It is not strong enough to take photos (light source is not strong enough)
  • Only can last for 45mins after charge ( though stated 2 hours )
  • You only can use manual focus, because it's too heavy for my lens

I'm not trying to say that this product is bad, but i think if you use this to take close shots, like food, other items it will be very useful. Especially doing advertorials on items like if you wanna take close shots la! But also didn't regretted getting this. Anyway look at the one below


Exclude the camera and the tripod. I got this LARGE ringlight at Funan for $150. Inclusive of the camera stand. It's freaking GORGEOUS. (Updated 2013: Sim Lim sells this at $90 now ) 


Now I got 2 ring lights at home, I don't have to worry having ugly photos. LOL
The benefits when you have a ringlight at home:
  • Sharper photos
  • Clearer photos
  • You don't have to worry if you are taking shots at night...
  • The super chio, eye effect ( Main purpose of me getting the ringlight )
  • You can play around with the lighting and trust me the photo will look good no matter what.

Here are some photos I took last time using my ringlight, now I'm very lazy to take photos now unless if there is an advert that requires me to take photos! Hahahaha! 


WHY NOT INVEST IN A RINGLIGHT TODAY? :D 

Comments

  1. Where to get the $90 ring light!! any simlim stall ah? thanks for the post! ;)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hey Damien, can i know which shop in Sim Lim sells for $90? Thanks a bunch!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

My experience at Charlie Brown Cafe (Cathay Cineleisure Orchard)

Awhile ago, I was invited back to Charlie Brown Cafe as I was told that they had revamped their menu and there were a few new offerings on their menu. Charlie Brown Cafe now has 2 outlets mainly in Singapore, one located at Cathay Cinleisure Orchard, a popular youth destination, and One KM Mall at Paya Lebar.  The entire cafe is designed in a Charlie Brown theme, if you had watched the movie, Peanuts or you grew up watching Charlie Brown, then you should be familiar with the characters in the show/movie. The entire cafe takes up about 30-40 seats and the ambience was conducive.  Root Beer Float & Coffee Macchiato Shot Mashed Potatoes  Price: $4.20  Made from fresh potatoes topped with gravy and chicken chipolata (sausage). The mashed potato was fluffy and wasn't lumpy just maybe the sauce was slightly overpowering which diminishes the taste of the mashed potatoes. I would prefer if the sauce was lesser. However, it was a great combination of addi

My experience at KARA Cafe and Dessert Bar (Bukit Timah)

A cozy cafe located along the streets of Bukit Timah, a walkable distance from Tan Kah Kee MRT Station. KARA Cafe and Dessert Bar is no stranger in the neighbourhood as they have been around quite some time. The cafe primary focuses on serving  Los Angeles-inspired “all-day dining” food and healthy eats such as yogurt.  You may wish to know that the cafe is under the popular yogurt chain, Sogurt. Recently, I was invited by the cafe to try out their newly introduced items on the menu which is inspired by a Cali-Asian theme.  Ambience: 7.5/10  Cozy environment to relax and chill with your friends after school. The fixtures are decorated with a nature-inspired theme.  Tropical Smoothies  (Left, Tropical Peach Mango; Right, Chai Avocado Shake), SGD$8.20  I wanted to go for the standard coffee/tea, however decided to go with a smoothie instead. To my surprise, it was refreshing and yummy. I really enjoyed my tropical peach mango smoothie as the drink was well-ba

Orh Nee,Yam Cake from Buttertrade

Ever since when I was little boy, whenever I attend a wedding dinner, the food item that I always anticipate the most has got to be the orh nee dessert. I mean who doesn't loves yam! So creamy yet sweet! Sometimes I wish I can find them at dessert stalls but you can rarely find them nowadays. Recently, I was greeted with an orh nee cake right at my door step thanks to Buttertrade !  The cake is from Bloomsbury Bakers delivered by Buttertrade.  What is Buttertrade all about?  You may have heard of shopping online for clothes and fashion accessories but have you heard of shopping for desserts and cakes? Buttertade is an online marketplace of various boutique bakeries that offers a complete solution to cake buying. Over at Buttertrade, you can choose from a variety of cakes from different bakeries and even make customised orders. Once you place and order, Buttertade will liaise with the bakery and deliver it to your door step.  See any familiar names fro