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Videography Basics: Essential Advice For Beginners

Looking to start up a YouTube channel? Making viral videos from home is possible for anyone these days, and many people are benefiting from it by monetizing with pay per click or affiliate links selling products through their channels. To keep your viewers engaged and watching your videos, it helps to have higher quality production value, and more affordable than you may think to get your own home YouTube studio setup. If you’re looking for advice on how to set up a YouTube studio at home, this article is meant for you.

How To Set Up A YouTube Studio At Home

The following discusses what equipment is necessary for setting up a Youtube studio and how modern software can be utilized in order to create videos in a professional setting.

There are numerous things that need to be purchased. The following is the list of things that most producers will have in their recording studio. Some people may have more gear than others depending on how much they want to spend and how ambitious they are when it comes to quality. But, these items will be necessary for most users who want to start producing content.


Video Camera

Microphone (optional)

Microphone Boom Arm and Boom Pole (optional) [You can purchase low end versions for $45 here: http://www.dx.com/p/boom-microphone-arm-boompolemicrophone-standmicstandbaropegelbp1bqc]

Headphones for mic use [you can use ipod and headphones as long as its a decent one]

External hard drive to store videos on [Can be purchased at best buy, staples, or electronics stores. Also available in online stores like amazon.

Lights [You can purchase cheap lights for your home studio here: http://www.dx.com/p/home-studio-lighting-set-3pcs-kit-with-bag-for-pcb0109k6a0l6q]

Headphones for use with external recording device (optional) [You can purchase them here: http://www.dx.com/p/studio-recording-headphones-for-pcb02ad4c520m6q]

Audio Cable for external recording device (optional) [You can purchase them here: http://www.dx.com/p/audio-cable-6ft1m3rca8h0e7]

The total cost of the above items will vary depending on how much you want to spend, so it is important to look around and find the cheapest alternatives. You can go cheaper, but if you want high quality then you’ll need more expensive equipment. Once you have this equipment, you’ll need to create a space and furniture in which to store these items.

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