With the inexpensive shop lights you can buy from Home Depot, Lowes, or any other hardware store, you can dramatically improve your video quality. In this video we review a simple three light setup that cost somewhere around $35 - $40 and putting some of my existing photographic equipment to work.
Shot on the Canon 60D and Sanyo Xacti HD1010, audio with the Rode NTG-2, Focusrite TrakMaster Pro.
Here are some examples of the products used to produce this video. These are just examples, lots of other options are available, of course.