This credit card-sized ring light will up your smartphone photography

New LEDCard invention for photographers
(Image credit: MisterHW / Helge Wurst)

Ever been trying to take a macro shot with your phone and wished you had a little light with you? Enter LEDCard – a DIY, credit card-sized ring light that is sure to save the day.

The open-source, Li-Ion powered, pocket-friendly ring light was created and shared by inventive GitHub user, Helge Wurst (MisterHW). The device was designed to be useful on the go and optimized for better macro shots when using your smartphone. 

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.