DIY Talking Head - Lighting and Video Production on a Budget

Rob M., audio-visual engineer, musician and video creator.

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25 Lessons (51m)
    • 1. Introduction to Recording Technique and Room Acoustics

      4:49
    • 2. Course Challenge!

      0:41
    • 3. Understand Talking Head Videos

      0:58
    • 4. Perfect Framing

      0:59
    • 5. Master the Performance

      1:35
    • 6. Choose the Backdrop

      4:03
    • 7. Section Summary

      1:37
    • 8. Why Lighting Is so Important

      2:55
    • 9. Shadows

      1:59
    • 10. Diffusion

      1:49
    • 11. The Ultimate Technique for Lighting Talking Head Videos

      1:20
    • 12. Technique Breakdown and Light Positioning

      3:25
    • 13. Sunlight Back Light Example

      2:20
    • 14. Completely Free Lighting Technique (Harness the Power of the Sun)

      1:50
    • 15. Section Summary

      1:28
    • 16. Source These Parts

      6:30
    • 17. Get Free Diffusion

      2:42
    • 18. How To Set Up Your Rig

      1:00
    • 19. Upgrade Your Rig to Pefection

      2:59
    • 20. Video Examples & Camera Demonstrations

      1:16
    • 21. A Wide Angle Look at My Latest Lighting Setup

      0:49
    • 22. ....and here is how it looks from the camera

      0:18
    • 23. [Activity] Buy or find the parts you need, and assemble your DIY lighting rig!

      0:29
    • 24. Course Summary

      2:43
    • 25. [Activity] Record a talking head video, upload it to YouTube and share.

      0:33

About This Class

Create Your Own Lighting Rig for $47 and Discover the Best Techniques for Recording Your Talking Head or Promo Video