Flattering Facial Close-Ups
Using a ring light is the most effective method for achieving flattering results with your portrait images.
Eliminating Harsh Shadows
The illumination from a ring light is basically coming from every direction there are no shadows that can exaggerate negative features.
Pleasing Eye CatchLight in Portraits
Since our eyes are circular this gives a very natural appearance. Some portrait and fashion photographers will even add ring lights to full lighting set up simply to create this halo-shaped ring light reflection.
Soft Light Quality
Soft gentle lighting is a basic feature of ring lights. As you may already know the quality of the light ranging from a hard point to a soft wash can greatly affect the final image.