Here’s how to get our backgrounds…
Basic Computer Requirements for OBS
DirectX 10.1 compatible GPU
Windows 7 SP1 or newer
Intel CPU (PPC is not supported)
OpenGL 3.2 compatible GPU
macOS 10.12 or newer
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Glide Gear TMP100 Adjustable iPad/ Tablet/ Smartphone Teleprompter https://amzn.to/3BerSYm
Desktop Tabletop Tripod https://amzn.to/https://amzn.to/2GBxmEM2wjxkfI $70 I mount my webcam on a desktop tripod when using the Little Prompter. The Little Prompter will attach to your laptop computer but I prefer it on a tripod. I also had to pick up a bolt to attach the webcam to the tripod.
PromptSmart Pro App for phone $20
Webcam Logitec C920 https://amzn.to/39HcfJO $100ish JingleRing (you may need to shop around or find an alternative webcam)
Logitech Webcam Software for Windows https://logitech-webcam-software.en.softonic.com/
Logitech Gaming Software https://support.logi.com/hc/en-us/articles/360025298053
Blue Screen $20 JingleRing (I have both green & blue and blue is better for us with white hair & beards) https://amzn.to/2zUhTwl
Santa’s Toy Shop 1 Backdrop 8×10 Sweatshirt Material http://www.backdropsandfloors.com/Santas-Toy-Shop-1–10×8-Horizontal-Design_p_17819.html (Discount Code + SantaEd) $280 (less discount)
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3 Roller Wall Mounting Manual Background Support System https://amzn.to/3a3Ean8 $80 (In most situations you won’t need/want this… but it is convenient if you use multiple backdrops.)
Photo Backdrop Stand Kit https://amzn.to/2Vj81Tv (This is nice if you can’t attach the drop directly to a wall.)
Incandescent Work Light https://amzn.to/2RfgzJT $20 I use this behind the lantern on the backdrop.
LED Flame Effect Light Bulb https://amzn.to/2XcVuDw $10 I use this in the Work Light to make the lantern flicker.
Rode USB Microphone https://amzn.to/3dSpYAR $200 JingleRing (I bought this mic because I also do some voice over work. Your webcam mic may be fine for what you’re doing.)
FIFINE USB Podcast Microphone for Recording Streaming on PC and Mac $79.99 https://amzn.to/3mjAV2j
Neewer Video Light & Stand Kit https://amzn.to/2Xm3en1 $170 JingleRing (there are many lighting options. You just need to have you and your blue screen well lite.)
SAMTIAN 2-Pack Dimmable LED Video Light $140 JingleRing (there are many lighting options. You just need to have you and your blue screen well lite.) https://amzn.to/3hfS0XP
Accent Ring Light https://amzn.to/3hvURNa $34 I use this light above my head to add light to my eyes and reduce the shadows caused by my glasses.
LED Video Light Stick https://amzn.to/3e84Fvk $110 I added these to eliminate the ‘halo’ effect of the blue screen.