Affordable Macro Ring Light and Flash from Aputure
Page updated December 2017 - Check out the Aputure Amaran Halo AHL-H100 Ring Light. This is a cool little light with 100 powerful LED's that allow you to get up close and personal with your photography and video work.
For many new photographers, specialist lighting is one of the last things on their shopping list. Before and specialised equipment we tend to look first at:
...and so on. This is normally due to cash flow and expenses. After all, many of us could live and work without this type of lighting so it rarely crosses our mind to buy it.
Speedlights and flashguns, and studio lighting to a degree are more important for much of our work. However, when you really look at ring lighting, you will see that it can not only be handy but also creative.
Ring lights can be used for stills photography and video and are particularly good for macro work.
Usually these can cost a pretty penny but Aputure have slashed the cost of getting into macro work by a huge margin.
Check out our full review (with video) here: