ByteDance has announced an interesting gadget for helping your kids with homework, but also checking if they’ve done it. It’s called Dali Smart Work Lamp, and it’s a strange crossover between a reading lamp, a camera, and AI-powered learning assistant.
Before I started working with speedlights the first ever off-camera lighting equipment I used was a desk lamp, this was 7 years ago. So, after 7 years into photography I wanted to challenge myself to shooting portraits using nothing but desk lamps again. Here is a DIY dramatic lighting tutorial using lamps.