Office Hours | Lighting

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Office Hours | Lighting

If you want to create professional looking videos for your online business, good lighting is mission critical. Lighting is an art form that can seem intimidating when you’re first starting out as an online teacher, but this episode shares some basics to get you started without the stress.

When setting up your lighting, you’ll want to keep these three simple goals in mind:

  1. Make the featured speaker (you!) look fabulous (i.e., prioritize lighting yourself over your background).

  2. Make your setting look welcoming and natural.

  3. Eliminate shadows, especially on your face.

Here’s a fabulous, inexpensive lighting kit (similar to the one that Jeni uses), as well as a simple DIY tutorial for creating your own!