12 Tips To Improve Your Lighting & Screen Presence On Zoom
Lighting Challenge 1.
Have camera at eye level – Do NOT look down!
Lighting Challenge 2.
Lean in toward the camera to appear more present
LIGHTING CHALLENGE 3.
Make sure the lighting is even on the left and right sides of your face
LIGHTING CHALLENGE 4.
Sit facing a window
LIGHTING CHALLENGE 5.
Do not sit with your back to a window – you will look too dark
LIGHTING CHALLENGE 6.
Have lights in front of you, not just behind
LIGHTING CHALLENGE 7.
Place lights at 10:00 & 2:00 positions to cross-light your face and avoid light directly in your eyes
LIGHTING CHALLENGE 8.
Have all the books in a vertical position if you have a bookshelf behind you
LIGHTING CHALLENGE 9.
Add a plant behind you
LIGHTING CHALLENGE 10.
Pick up your mess. That is the last thing anyone wants to see!
LIGHTING CHALLENGE 11.
Be careful of distracting reflections from glass picture frames behind you
LIGHTING CHALLENGE 12.