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How I Shoot OVERHEAD Shots for YouTube Unboxing Videos & More!


In this video I show how I setup a DIY overhead camera rig to use for YouTube video tabletop shots like unboxings, product reviews, etc.

Ikea tables & legs (options) https://www.ikea.com/us/en/search/products/?q=gerton
Garment Rack (might be out of stock) https://geni.us/Iwsi0e (Amazon)
Optional garment rack https://geni.us/2NBAlAA (Amazon)
LED light panels https://geni.us/al8G
Batteries https://geni.us/IjVAp
RGB LED backlight https://geni.us/6cN9 (Amazon)
Microphone https://geni.us/cQEH or https://geni.us/WNN34 (Amazon)
Monitor https://geni.us/dBCtcAh (Amazon)
Canon XC15 https://geni.us/cR5n
Optional affordable camera https://geni.us/3LF8XT7 (Amazon)
Accessory tray/shelf https://geni.us/B5fe2mj
Rigging clamps #1 https://geni.us/rK7F (Amazon)
Rigging clamps #2 https://geni.us/0e28CJv (Amazon)
Rigging clamps #3 (for lights) https://geni.us/aVMc (Amazon)
Safety cables https://geni.us/30l01
Safety cords (optional) https://geni.us/yjss (Amazon)

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