How to Make DIY Lighting for YouTube Videos
The dos and don’ts of how to buy, set up, construct, and maintain inexpensive lighting alternatives to give your videos a much needed punch.
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Table of Contents:
0:54 – Light Bulb Basics
3:10 – Cheapest Lamp Solution
4:36 – Flexible Desk Lamp Option
5:49 – Using a Floor Lamp
6:49 – Opus OPL-SA02 Socket & Umbrella Mount
7:49 – Umbrella Basics & I Poke Myself in the Eye
9:00 – Comparison of Light on vs off with DSLR (Canon 7D Mark II)
10:11 – Same Comparison with iPhone
Products mentioned in this video:
150W Daylight Bulb: http://amzn.to/2g6UR9p
Socket with Umbrella Mount: http://amzn.to/2fshr8Q
Clampable Lamp: http://amzn.to/2ff0FfZ
Decent Quality Low-cost Light Stand: http://amzn.to/2fboOkb
Camera – Canon 7D Mark II: http://amzn.to/2ffc7YL
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