YouTube Equipment for Beginners are listed and explained in this article and we do hope you find it helpful for your research.
You may have read our article on how to set up a personal YouTube Channel with an aim of making some bucks off it.
After careful consideration of the perennial economic malady which has been plaguing our country for the past few years, we thought to introduce you to this extra source of income.
If you are consistent and churn out engaging content, YouTube income will go a long way to keep things going for you financially.
So if you are wondering what equipment you would need to get started, you are in the right place.
In this article, we will make an outline of these pieces of equipment and this will guide you when you are drawing out a budget.
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Equipment Needed to Start a YouTube Channel:
1. The first piece of equipment anyone would think of is a camera
But this does not also mean that you would need to go get some expensive camera. If you have a good phone camera, this would come in handy.
iPhones and Samsung cellphone cameras do great at capturing moments clearly. So you can make do with your phone.
On the other hand, if you choose to buy a camera, you must be sure that its functions match the contents you produce.
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2. A Sound Recorder
As a beginner, you don’t want to put out a YouTube video with background echoes. No doubt, you want your viewers to be able to hear you clearly and enjoy the other audio effects of your content. Get a good microphone for your YouTube Channel, sound is really important.
3. The Next piece of Equipment to Get Is a Tripod
A tripod is a piece of adjustable equipment to which a camera is mounted while making videos. This is needed to ensure stable footage. Unsteady footage has been known to hurt the eyesight of viewers and discourage potential subscribers.
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4. Lighting equipment Such as Soft Boxes and Umbrella Lights
This is needed to brighten the spot where your videos are shot especially if you make your videos in your room or in a studio that is not so illuminated.
The lighting equipment is very important, as it tends to mimic the soft light which pours in through the window when you remove the blinds.
Although umbrella lights are not so expensive and even portable to carry about, a ring light may the best for a beginner who shoots solo. It is what most vloggers use.
5. Video editing software
All great videos you watch go through some thorough editing. And one of the commonest software used for it is the Adobe Premiere Element 18.
You will have to install this on your personal computer and practice how to use it if you cannot afford to hire a professional video editor.
We wish you the best!