Recent stay-at-home orders require us to spend more and more time on video chats from our make-shift home offices. The indelible Tom Ford offers some easy tips that can help even us lawyers. The highlights (and I don’t mean hair or cheekbones) are as follows:
- Elevate your computer on a stack of books to a height slightly above your eyes, focus the webcam down towards your eyes
- Place a tall lamp beside and slightly behind the computer on the side of your face that you feel is most flattering
- Put a piece of white paper on the table in front of you but out of view of the webcam
I would add that it may help to consider a neutral backdrop to prevent distraction for your audience. However, kids dabbing in the background is always encouraged. Best of luck.
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