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How to Light for Interview Videos

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Light, light baby. The classic three-light setup, natural light, or a variety of other options? How you light your subject can completely change how the subject looks on film and how they sit with the rest of your production. Here we’ll go through the best ways to light your subject and make sure you get it right.

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