Thanks for the post... I did some reading, apropos of your input.Bounce Card
That's your essential lighting kit. You need a bounce card, aka a big piece of white construction paper.
As time goes by, and your filmmaking experience grows, you'll figure out exactly what kind of light-kit you want to own. For now, you need a bounce card.
How about a budget range?what's the minimum of lighting kit I can get away with?
I have a screenplay written and intend to begin shooting it at a variety of locations in 6 months or so. In terms of equipment, I need to be somewhat prepared for varying conditions that may arise. Having a fairly versatile but somewhat cost-effective kit setup ready is my aim here.
I also recommend these. I call them paper lanterns and linked to themYes, this. I'd also recommend picking up a china ball or two.
I also recommend these. I call them paper lanterns and linked to them
at the bottom of my list. Easy to transport and they are perfect for
a nice, soft fill light. I have several of different sizes in my "essential"