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Production, lighting experts or just anyone who’s figured it out. Tips & tricks for home office lighting (for my face) for video calls? Depending on time of day, my face is either over exposed super glaring white or dark shadows look like a hostage in a closet. I have two big screens in front on my and I think computer glare makes it worse. Advice welcome!

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I use the Lume Cube light. Attached to your laptop..

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Ring light! You can get one for ~ $40 on amazon

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Indirect light from behind the camera.

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Face a window and have an indirect “fill” light (like a wall or ceiling light) on behind you

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warning: facing a window can make the light behind the screen brighter than the screen, leading to lots of eye strain. SOURCE: i did that. i second the “indirect light behind the camera, but aimed towards your face” tip. ring lights are good, also a good old fashioned desk lamp helps, if strong enough.

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