Video Production 2: Lighting and Sound

Enhance your visual storytelling through a deeper understanding of light and sound. We’ll go over tips for using lighting instruments and additional microphones for your production. These skills work with high definition video cameras, DSLRs in video mode, or your smartphone; and will help take your video to the next level.

Workshop Topics

  • Review of Camera Settings and Exposure
  • Characteristics of lighting
  • 3 Point Lighting
  • Working with Lighting Equipment
  • Audio Best Practices
  • Tips for Working with Boom and Lavaliere Mics.

Prerequisites: Video Production 1: Getting Started or a prior knowledge of Video recording practices.


PantherIDs are required for attendance at the workshop. Not a member of the GSU community? Bring this form and $10 (checks only accepted; no cash!).

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Faculty and Staff members can also request custom technology workshops for department or student groups of 4 or more. Send your request to or see Assign Media for web, video or image based projects.