Tools we use
Here's what we give to all our video clients (if they have newer phones than laptops):
Ring Light with a stand for the phone itself
There are about a billion to choose from, but we buy this one.
Clip on mic wired for iPhones
Lavalier Lapel Microphone for iPhone
This one plugs into iPhones only.
Clip on mic wired for other phones
Wireless Microphone System
This one is more universally compatible.
Here's what Kathleen uses in her studio:
Canon Vixia HF G20.
Rode VideoMicPro Compact Directional On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shockmount.
Emart 10-inch Selfie Ring Light
(2 Pack) 10-Inch Pro Studio VILTROX 2000LM Bi-Color LED Studio Edge Round Light with Stand Kit
SanDisk 128GB Ultra SDXC UHS-I Memory Card