Deal with background noise Video Recording


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Dealing with background noise

Now one of the issues you're going to have to contend with, especially when you're location shooting, is background noise. Now we have enough money to rent this space for the day, but we don't have quite have enough money to completely buy the joint out and shut it down, so we have to contend with every day transactions, and the comings and goings of customers. So that means, we want to take some steps to minimize that background noise so that we can still record any dialogue that we want to record. The biggest thing that you can do is to use a shotgun microphone that's directional. What the shotgun microphone will do is it won't eliminate the background noise, but it will make the voice of your subject much more prominent than the background noise.

You want to be careful about where you point your shotgun mic because it will make a big difference in the amount of background noise you pick up. Sometimes you'll want to experiment with micing from above, below, and the side to se...

Dealing with background noise
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Dealing with background noise provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Anthony Q. Artis as part of the Video Production Techniques: Location Audio Recording

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