Artificial lighting is intimidating for many photographers. It’s easy enough to know good natural light when you see it (though this too takes practice), but artificial light requires a few extra skills to create the look you want.
In the previous tutorial I showed you how to get a great looking backdrop in your DIY video studio. Now it’s time to move on and install the desk I’ll be working from.
In the previous tutorial I installed the desk in the studio and got it as close as possible to the final position. Now it’s time to do the lighting, a crucial step.
We’ve applied acoustic treatments to the walls and to the floors, now the next step towards finishing our DIY video studio is to install a nice backdrop. There are several ways of doing this: using a paper background or painting a wall are the best. Lets take a closer look at all your options.
In part two of the series I added some carpet on the floor and by doing that I got rid of most of the echo in the room. Now it’s time to take things to the next level and refine the sound treatment.
With so many constant light sources available in a studio setting, why would you use a flash?