I get asked a lot what should be in a basic light kit. Scott Eggleston, The Frugal Filmmaker, has an awesome DIY/Budget Light Kit video on youtube. I modeled my first kit after that one, and in this video I break down how I've modified it.
Frugal Filmmaker Light Kit: filmflap.blogspot.com/2011/05/budget-light-kit.html
Frugal Filmmaker Work Light Hack: filmflap.blogspot.com/2011/02/work-light-hacking.html
Frugal Filmmaker Hack Light Safety Screen: filmflap.blogspot.com/2011/02/be-safe-work-light-screen.html
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