How to Use a Softbox in Your Marketing Videos

 

Do you shoot your own videos at home for your business? Do you have a simple setup that you need to make the most out of?  If you talk straight to the camera when you create marketing videos, vlogs, or trainings, it’s so important that your audience is able to see your face clearly and in the most flattering light. Having the best lighting in your videos will make you appear more trustworthy, credible, and professional which equates to keeping the audience you already have, and growing your following as you put more content online.

In this 5 minute video, you’ll learn how to create the best lighting for your videos using just your iphone and one softbox. The room we use in this tutorial is a guest bedroom, so we only had a small corder to work with, but as you’ll see with just one softbox and the right placement of your phone and lighting, you can make your videos look extremely professional!

For consistency reasons, I do recommend you have one...

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How to Create a Bright White Backdrop in Videos and Photos

 


Do you know one of the main differences between amateur and professional quality photos and videos?
LIGHTING. Lighting can make or break your message before your audience even gets to see and hear what you’re trying to say! If the lighting is bad, they might click away in a second and look no further. Bad lighting makes it look like you don’t know what you are doing, whereas good lighting makes your photos and videos come across as professional. You want to lead with the best foot forward, and that starts with lighting up your photos and videos in the best ways possible.

In this short video tutorial, I’m going to show you how to make a bright white backdrop in your home studio. You might be surprised to see how simple it is to do this and I’ll walk you through the most common mistakes I see people make. Take your grey-looking, or off-white wrinkled backdrop to a bright white backdrop with these easy steps. Your videos are about to get a professional...

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