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Lighting For Your Zoom Broadcast

You may be working across time zones and have late night calls with limited daylight or indoor brightness. A standard ring light works magic.

What’s your best light?

If finding a large window in which to place your camera between yourself and the source is not possible, it might be a good idea to invest in some type of light source or small soft box that you can use as a supplement.

If your current budget does not allow that, see what you can do with a table lamp with an adjustable lampshade and a three-way bulb. This type of light bulb allows you to switch between two or three intensities.

For those who are more adventurous, you might be able to mix daylight and some type of light source behind your camera but before the window. Experimentation is going to yield the best results especially if you plan to be on camera repeatedly.

You may be working across time zones and have late night calls with limited daylight or indoor brightness.

A standard ring light is cost-effective and user-friendly. This prop can significantly enhance your video quality and overall on-screen appearance with or without makeup. Opt for a ring light with multiple light modes and color temperature levels to best fit your complexion and complement your indoor space. It can be connected to your computer USB ports. Make sure your computer is plugged in as ring lights usually drain the battery pretty fast.

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