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Use This Camera Gear to Expertly Light Your Photos and Videos

This guide's filled with illuminating essentials

The best way to build your skills as a photographer or videographer is to learn about the art of off-camera lighting—the use of flashes or continuous lights that are set up on stands around your photographic subject or held in your hand, and not mounted on your camera.

I've written an entire guide on how to properly light your photos and videos. It's filled with advice from experts who have spent their careers mastering the intricacies of lighting. And it is lifelong process, but with a few basic concepts and a few inexpensive tools, it’s a process that is surprisingly approachable.

Here are product recommendations from myself and the experts. We've assembled good picks for those just starting out, as well as picks for seasoned photographers and videographers looking to upgrade to more professional setups.

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