Welcome Citizen!

Sign in to start sharing and discover the best products you can buy today!

Welcome Citizen!

Setup your account or continue reading!


9 Best Ring Lights For All Your Photography Needs

Every shot requires an extra boost of luminescence.

One of the most important aspects of photography is lighting. Without controlling it, you're unable to depict the mood, vibrancy of color, and the texture of your images. And that's why a ring light is one of the most essential tools you need to start being good at photography or videography.

Whether you're a hobbyist who just loves to do vlogs or a professional who needs to take stunning photos all the time, there's a ring light for you on this list.

Best LED ring light for camera
1. Selfie Ring Light
Best affordable ring light for phone
Updated on 12th August 2020

First on our list is the cheapest of the bunch, and it's what we recommend for beginners who've never tried a ring light in their life. It's a clip-on device and can be attached to almost any new-generation smartphone.

The light it provides is decent at best. It's also easy to use and doesn't have a hard grip when attached, making your phone safe from scratches. The only thing though is it quickly runs out of power and its plastic body looks and feels super cheap. But then again, it's only SGD 8.00, so it's a perfect try product for newbies.

More: 7 Best Phone Ring Lights For Insta-Worthy Shots

Best ring light for streaming
2. Yongnuo YN608
Best ring light for streaming
Updated on 25th December 2018

The Yongnuo YN608 is perfect if you love broadcasting live videos for social media. With this ring light, you can work on your computer for hours without stressing your eyes out. That's all thanks to its blue light filtering soft-light panel technology.

This ring has a huge 19.6-inch diameter, so light is evenly spread out, giving you that non-glary look that your viewers will appreciate. Also, you can adjust the brightness and temperature from 3200K to 5500K with the remote control.

Best ring light for photography
3. Meike FC110
Best ring light for photography
Updated on 25th December 2018

If you're a professional photographer who's trying to score that shadow-free illumination shot, then you'll need the Meike FC110. This ring light requires a DSLR camera, and it's easy to install. Thanks to its eight-adapter rings, it can fit with a lot of brands like Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax, and Samsung cameras.

The flash can travel up to two meters and has a 3200K temperature colour ring cap so you can get warmer tones. Aside from that, it has seven brightness levels you can select from.

Best LED ring light for camera
4. LED Selfie Ring Light
Best LED ring light for iPad camera
Updated on 25th December 2018

Next on our list is more of an improved variation of the first product. It's also a generic ring light designed for phones. However, this one has a firmer grip allowing it to be attached on laptops as well. To make it even better, it has three light settings. You can choose between high, middle, and low. If you want a sturdier one but twice the price of our first product, then this one is for you.

Best ring light for YouTube video creation
5. Nanguang Fluorescent Ring Light NG-65C
Best for YouTube video creation
Updated on 12th August 2020

If you want to level up your game and focus on producing quality videos that are sure to become popular on YouTube, then the Nanguang Fluorescent Ringlight NG-65C is for you. For starters, it's quite bulky but provides natural, constant daylight (5500k) lighting. This lighting level is perfect for YouTube as it provides a more relatable and comfortable background.

The NG-65C ring light has a bendable gooseneck, which is ideal for easily changing the lighting angle when needed. And with its removable diffuser cloth, you can be creative at adjusting the level of lighting softness you want to show.

Best ring light for macro shots using DLSR cameras
6. Meike MK-14EXT i-TTL
Best for macro shot photography - suitable for DLSR cameras
Updated on 25th December 2018

Next on our list is the most ideal equipment for photographers who are into macro photography, the Meike MK-14EXT i-TTL. With the help of this ring light's additional flash, you can capture small items and put them into larger than life size.

It can be attached to almost any DSLR camera. That's because it has a 40.5mm, 52mm, 55mm, 58mm, 62mm, 67mm, 72mm, and a 77mm adapter ring, making it virtually possible for every size. Aside from its versatile compatibility, it has seven lighting levels to choose from, so you're not just stuck with macro lighting.

Overall, it provides you with all the lighting needs to improve your macro photography. With new batteries installed, it should allow you to take about 100-800 shots depending on your settings. Furthermore, if you need to take videos, it can still do the job for you as it has a constant lighting setting.

Best ring light for streaming
7. Nanguang Venus CN-V29C
Best ring light for streaming
Updated on 25th December 2018

If you love live streaming, then you need a super reliable ring light, and when it comes to that, we recommend the Nanguang Venus CN-V29C. For starters, it has a very wide ring, spreading the light to provide a softer vibrant look. Having that feature allows you to eliminate shadows with ease, which is vital and gives that professional look when live streaming videos. Plus, it only requires 29W to work.

The CN-V29C also has great warmth range from 3200K to 5600K, allowing you to set the mood without customizing too many tools. But the best thing about it is that it comes with a smartphone adapter. You can easily attach your phone to the adapter and place it behind the ring light properly.

Best ring light for product photography
8. Meike FC100 Macro LED Ring Light
Best for product photography
Updated on 25th December 2018

Some photographers out there are only focused on one thing, making money. And one of the most efficient ways to do that is through product photography. And when it comes to that, nothing can beat the Meike FC100 Macro LED Ring Light in terms of quality and value. It's similar to the Meike MK-14EXT i-TTL, but it's just intended for product macro photography.

The most important thing when it comes to shooting items is complete shadow elimination. And with this ring light, you're guaranteed to have that on every shot. Plus, it only costs you SGD 50.00, which is only one-third the price of the Meike MK-14EXT i-TTL.

Best ring light for applying makeup – best choice for makeup artists
9. Nanguang Venus Bi-Color
Best ring light for applying makeup – great choice for makeup artists
Updated on 14th March 2019

Now last on our list isn't really for photography or that kind of thing, the last one is for aiding makeup artist give their clients the best makeup possible, the Nanguang Venus Bi-Color. With this ring light, you are able to control its brightness accurately as it doesn't have levels – you can go from 0% to 100% with ease.

This feature allows artists to find just the right makeup to create the most beautiful face under a certain light. It's also easy to set up, and it can also be used for photography as well. It also has a phone adapter, making it ideal for artists who want to record their work and vlog.

Disclaimer: The pricing shown is just a good indication of how much these products are worth. The prices could change based on the e-commerce promotions that are going on. If some of the products are not available, do email us at [email protected] Thank you!

End of Article