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Lighting can be one of the toughest obstacles to overcome when shooting videos on your own. Cinematic lighting systems can get outrageously expensive. So what can you do?
This video goes over a very inexpensive lighting setup that actually works for both photography and videography. Using work lamps such as these for shooting is really nothing new but he goes over tips for how to bounce light, in which direction, and what to do about shadows. It's a quick (albeit non professional) way to get good lighting in your images on a budget.