Filming light strips (or any bulbs, really) is tricky. Fancier cameras can help, but there’s no substitute for physically adding things to the scene that really pick up the light. I want to get better at this, so I look forward to seeing other tips on this thread. I wanted to do a few promo videos for new content packs added to Lightbow’s “Light Store” that synchronized to music and it took quite a few tries to get it (nearly) presentable. There’s a feature on my app to apply an overall brightness multiplier to an animating preset, and that was key in having the actual strips appear a color (rather than white) by dimming the whole show down just for filming. Here are some example videos that I never really promoted because the filmed effect was never as good as in-person.
“Winter Sports” VIDEO, INFO
“12 Days of Christmas” VIDEO, INFO