Financial advisors can build their own video studio for $750 or less. We did it and it was easy.
You can buy a support system for a backdrop for $150.
For the backdrop, we wanted that clean, white look that is in vogue on the Web right now. So we bought a white blanket at Bed Bath & Beyond for $30 and draped t over the support system.
For lighting, we used a kit that costs about $500.
For the camera, we used a Creative Labs Vado that costs $65. We also used an $8,000 professional camcorder.
See below the difference beween the two camcorders.
I'm not happy with the lighting and will work on it in the weeks ahead. Should not be hard to make it look really good. Maybe I'll splurge and buy a better camcorder than the $65 Vado.
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Here’s the video we made with the $65 camcorder.
Here’s the video we made with the $8000 professional unit.