Join Eduardo Angel for an in-depth discussion in this video External recorders, part of Video for Photographers: 1 Filmmaking Essentials.
- As I just mentioned in my previous movie…we have different types of microphones…to perform different tasks.…We can absolutely record with the built-in…microphone but the quality won't be great.…The advantage of that is that not so great sound…will be embedded within our footage.…A second and much better option…is to use an external microphone…which will be connected directly to our camera.…So we will have better sound embedded…with our footage.…When we download that video everything is there.…
Harder but also better way to do it…is to use double system sound…what that effectively means is that we…can use an external recorder to record…clean very very good sound and…the reference sound on camera and then…match that, synchronize that later in post.…And yet another option if we want to…shoot for very long times and have access…to professional microphones is to use…an external recorder that offers external ports.…
In this case a Shogun.…With this adapter I can attach any…professional microphone and I can…record my footage directly into…
In this course, Emmy-winning filmmaker Eduardo Angel helps bridge the gap between photography and film—between still pictures and moving images—by showing what it takes to transition to video. The course covers the most essential video production techniques, from framing and lighting for continuous shots to directing the viewer's attention and incorporating camera movement and sound—Eduardo even provides a brief overview of his post-production workflow. By following along with Eduardo and his team, you'll understand why these concepts are so important and start applying them to your video and hybrid projects right away.
Look for the follow-up course, Video for Photographers 02: Filmmaking On Location, where Eduardo shows how these lessons apply to a real-world shoot. Coming soon to the lynda.com library!
- Understanding the 5 Cs of cinematography
- Choosing the right camera
- Framing for continuous shots
- Lighting techniques
- Using camera movement to enhance your story
- Leading the senses with sound
- Working with different microphones
- Editing and post-production considerations