Ring selfie light for coin photos ... it works!

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Ring selfie light for coin photos ... it works!

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I watched this vid last week. Got on ebay and ordered a inexpensive version of the light (charges from USB - 3 brightness settings). Mine was 3.99, but I see the auction now says 4.99 and free shipping - so do some searching on eBay:
Copy and paste the following number into the ebay search bar:
184565086220
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So what are the results?
Time involved:
Clip ring light onto my old iPhone 42.
Put 1938 WL onto white paper.
Rest iPhone on top of overturned coffee mug I had handy.
Snap pic.
Crop pic square.
Make post:
1938_WLH_Ring_Light.jpg
A newer iPhone would probably make this amazing.
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Very good video here. I will in it.

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I watched the same video and bought the same selfie ring and the 4" tubing he suggested - still playing with it, but works amazing w/my iPhone 12, so far (just placed it over my type set):
2009-S Sacagawea Dollar.jpg
1959 Franklin Half Dollar.jpg
1943 Steel Lincoln.jpg
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Nice pics. I am thinking when I try something shiny I will try the lowest light setting on mine or else use tissue to diffuse. Man this is so easy compared to what I used to have to do back in 2011 when I got back into coins seriously.
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Earle42 wrote: Thu Dec 17, 2020 3:56 pm Nice pics. I am thinking when I try something shiny I will try the lowest light setting on mine or else use tissue to diffuse. Man this is so easy compared to what I used to have to do back in 2011 when I got back into coins seriously.
That's exactly what I did - I took some printer paper and cut out a circle to put over the light ring - definitely helped, as my 1st attempts were causing the images to be way too bright.

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Thanks for this feedback. :)
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Nice images

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