Talking about backgrounds for your vlogs. They can build up your authority or totally distract from your content.
[from my original series in 2008]
Perry Lawrence has a video with some great tips about Adding Authority To Your Videos. I’ve learned a lot from him, and I enjoyed reading his 25 Top Video Tips.
A more advanced background technique is green screen.
I enjoy using green screen. Here’s a picture of my green screen set-up in a corner of the basement. The picture is actually a screen capture from Podcast 23 “My Green Screen Setup.”