May 10, 2014
If you’ve watched a few of my videos, you probably know how important I believe lighting is. Sure, in hollywood they may shoot on an Arri Alexa, but they also have tons of lighting equipment in order to get the best out of it. It’s even more important with cheaper cameras. So if you’d like to get started with a lighting kit, what are the first things you should buy?
Check out the full video here for more details:
If you are in the US:
85W Replacement Bulbs
**So while the above fixtures should work brilliantly with expensive bulbs, I hadn’t been able to try this, like I have with the UK version. Similarly, while I can confirm that the UK bulbs are great, the ones I have linked to were chosen because they are “Full Spectrum” bulbs, and have positive Amazon reviews. I haven’t tried these bulbs.
Filmmaker, and host of DSLRguide. Since I was making my first film age 11, I have always been fascinated by the way films are produced, and the effect it can have on the audience.