Learning to work with sound


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Learning to work with sound

Audio is a very important part of video. Being aware of the sound around you can be more important than the audio gear you are using. Even a poor mic will do better than the best mic if the poor gear is recording good sound to start with and the great mic is having to deal with a lot of noise. Well, let's talk a little bit about gear. I have mentioned this before but I want to mention it again, that the microphone on your camera is not the best for recording audio.

On this camera, it's these little tiny dots that are at the top of the camera. That's it for the microphone. It'll get you something for audio that can get you started, but it has some severe limitations. Camera manufacturers aren't in the business of giving you great audio. Adding a microphone to a camera costs money. So they will skimp there rather than in other parts of the camera. In addition, a microphone built into the camera will pick up sounds of the camera itself, including your handling the camera or...

Learning to work with sound
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Learning to work with sound provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Rob Sheppard as part of the Video for Photographers: Shooting with a DSLR

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