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DIY – Create An Overhead Lighting Rig

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The first DIY created by the guys over at Pixel Mobb went over so well that we asked them to create some more helpful DIY QuickTips for us. Seeing a light stand in the shot is the leading cause of premature insanity amongst video editors... ok, I made that up, but do everybody a favor and watch this to keep it from coming true! Today you'll learn how to create a rig for lighting a shot overhead without seeing any stands or cords.

Republished Tutorial

Every few weeks, we revisit some of our reader's favorite posts from throughout the history of the site. This tutorial was first published in February of 2010.

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