Behind the Light

Welcome to our blog, where we highlight stories, share tips & tricks, and provide education on our products and industry news!

Tutorial: Monitor Light Bar

Tutorial: Monitor Light Bar

Let's break down the must-have accessory for any monitor or desktop - The Lume Cube Monitor Bar. 
Light Tip: Continuous Light For Weddings

Light Tip: Continuous Light For Weddings

Our top reasons why continuous light panels are a must-have in your gear bag this wedding season!
Light Tip: Rim Lighting

Light Tip: Rim Lighting

In this Light Tip, we will explore the concept of rim lighting and how to achieve it in five simple steps.
Nine Years of Creativity

Nine Years of Creativity

We caught up with our CEO and Co-founder, Riley Stricklin, to get the inside scoop on his experience building Lume Cube over the last 9 years.
Light Tip: Barn Doors for Light Shaping

Light Tip: Barn Doors for Light Shaping

  When shooting photos or videos, it’s always important to nail down your lighting. You have to know where you want your light, but more importantly, where to remove light.That’s where barn doors ...
Light Tip: In-Camera Transitions

Light Tip: In-Camera Transitions

  Video transitions are used to create a seamless flow between scenes. Although they are essential to most production projects, making them look smooth and professional can be difficult. Check ou...
Into the Darkness by Mike Carroll

Into the Darkness by Mike Carroll

The beauty of our universe is undoubtedly something I look forward to, especially the Milky Way. In this article, I will discuss my planning and techniques for capturing the beauty of the night sky...
Light Tip: Flat Lay Photography

Light Tip: Flat Lay Photography

Flat lays are a visually appealing way to showcase products, food, and other items, making them perfect for social media, e-commerce, and blogs. Here are a few tips to help turn a basic flat lay in...
Light Tip: How To Avoid Glasses Glare

Light Tip: How To Avoid Glasses Glare

If you wear glasses, you’ve likely experienced irritating light glare on your lenses. In this light tip we will explain how to position your lighting to avoid glare and look your best!