Join Maxim Jago for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing channels, part of EPK Editing Workflows 04: Audio Cleanup and Special Effects.
…It's a good idea when recording interview material,…even if you've got just a single speaker, to have two microphones set up.…And there's one way of benefiting from this is just to have a backup signal.…Perhaps, if you're using an external recorder,…you might well set up a microphone on your camera as well, just in case.…Or, if you're using an external mic, you might have an on-board mic on the camera,…and I'm a big fan of turning those on and recording the sound.…Again, just in case.…
Sometimes your subject will brush the microphone and…you just want to take a little bit of the audio that's,…maybe not such a great quality, but at least it's better than that…terrible sound of a hand brushing against the foam on the microphone cover.…Another good solution is to set up two microphones where one is set…with something like a, maybe 60b difference in the recording level.…Obviously, people tend to be quieter when you ask them to give a test recording,…and they tend to get a little bit louder when they give the real performance or…
- What can be fixed in post?
- Assessing audio
- Getting audio into Adobe Audition
- Sharing audio between applications
- Reducing noise
- Adjusting audio levels over time
- Using audio effects creatively