Join Chad Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Combining video and audio streams, part of Up and Running with DSLR Filmmaking.
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Chad Perkins: As Brian mentioned earlier in this training series, the best possible way …to get good quality audio is to record through a separate audio stream, and because of that, …those video and audio streams have to be re- synced together in post, which if you have ever done …that before, it's just a nightmare. It's so tedious and it takes so long, and it's almost …impossible to get exactly right. …Well, there is this great tool called PluralEyes from Red Giant software and this is just an amazing product.…
Here's how this works. …In PluralEyes, I can select Camera and then I import all of my video footage. …Now this video footage needs to have kind of like a scratch audio track, just basically …using the camera's really terrible microphone built-in is totally fine. …Once we have imported our video, we click on the Audio Recorder and bring in the high-quality …audio, which we can do by clicking this little plus icon by the way. …So now I have in here a load of video and a load of audio and how they match up, I don't …
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- Understanding aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- Using lenses as a tool in storytelling
- Establishing focus for video
- Achieving a shallow depth of field
- Using equipment like clapperboards and matte boxes
- Editing and color correcting footage
- Using cinematography techniques to get beautiful shots
- Avoiding rolling shutter and moiré