Lighting setup question

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cdavison2022 New Member • Posts: 8
Lighting setup question

Hello all,
Writing with a lighting question: wondering if anyone has any recommendations or advice on reflectors or bounce boards? Am using an RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM Lens along with two ring lights for portraits, I love the way they make the skin and face look.
I set things up in my home studio such that my EOS R6 is pointing through the ring light then I adjust to high-temperature, cold light since the bright white light makes eyes and face glow. Problem is that I wear glasses and it seems like no matter what I do, there's a clearly visible reflection in my glasses. And when I set up both ring lights, I try to raise and lower them but they are still visible as reflections, I try to tilt them back and forward but they are still visible. During testing, the only way I've found to remove the ring light reflection from my glasses is when I set them off to the side, but then the eyes and face no longer glow and it produces heavy shadows on my chubby lil cheeks

So I'm trying to figure out how to do flat front lighting with a ring light (or two) to highlight the eyes and face but without a visible reflection in my glasses and I am stuck.

All I can think to do is to use a bounce board or a reflector to provide wash lighting, even and broad, with no defined shape(s) or visible reflection(s) in my glasses.
Never done this before (you noticed already!), and am looking for recommendations and advice.

Thanks in advance for your consideration, any and all feedback most gratefully appreciated.

Chris

Canon EOS R6
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