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How to Get Beautiful Light in Your Travel Videos

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One of most common mistakes to make when filming, is backlighting. This happens when you place a subject in front of a bright light source and they become incredibly dark. You may want to rethink the positioning of your subject or consider using external lights.

In this lesson, we’ll look at using natural light to your advantage, adding extra lights, and also making use of apps to find the best times to shoot for your location, like golden hour, with travel videography—and it's lightweight, minimal-gear restrictions—in mind.

If you found this video useful, then check out the full course: How to Record Better Travel Videos. Learn how to record compelling travel videos that people will want to watch and share, maybe even buy. The course looks which camera to choose, how to compose shots, capturing audio and how use video for its strengths to tell a story.

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