The $13 Secret to Infinitely Better Brunch Photos
Brunch photos are among the most egregious delays that separate you from whatever carb-y goodness awaits in your weekend mid-day meals, but there's no need to spend precious time using all your friends' phones to perfectly light your lemon-ricotta pancakes. What you need—and I can't believe I'm saying this—is a selfie light.
For the Kardashians, that's the LuMee phone case ($70 for iPhone 7 or 7 Plus). For beauty bloggers, it's a halo ring light starting at $230 and up. But for people who just want a good latte art pic for Instagram, this Qiaya rechargeable ring light is portable, easy, and only $13. Tap the button and hold it over your plate, and everything will be perfectly illuminated. And yes, you can clip it onto your phone (over either the standard or front facing camera), and use it for selfies.
I'm not here to pass judgment on selfie culture or society's current obsession with food photography; we all do these things, even if we hate them. I just want to minimize photo time, and maximize eating with friends time. For that goal, Qiaya's ring light is unbeatable. And with same-day Amazon Prime delivery, you could have it in time for weekend brunch.