Do you want high quality video lighting, but you’re limited to a small space?
This is a very common struggle for video shooters. A formal studio can be expensive to rent (or build). Also it can be inconvenient because it requires you to travel to it and maybe schedule it ahead of time.
If you’re like a lot of people, you might want to set up some lights in your house and shoot video where it’s inexpensive and convenient — right in the comfort of your own home.
When you shoot video of interviews, one of most important decisions you need to make is what background to have behind your subject. Also, what can you do to make the background more interesting visually, without becoming a distraction that competes with the speaker on the screen?
Three point lighting is the standard lighting technique used in video. It’s a good idea to become comfortable with three point lighting because as a video shooter, you’ll find yourself using it over and over again.
It has the power to transform an otherwise boring and flat image into a dynamic interesting image with a subject that “pops”.