Join Anthony Q. Artis for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up microphones for a video shoot, part of Foundations of Video: Cameras and Shooting.
So we've talked about the various types of microphones and mic pickup patterns.…In this movie, I'm going to talk about how to hook up the mics and adjust your audio settings.…Microphones can also be divided into the more broad categories of condenser and dynamic mics.…The difference between the two is that condenser mics require power and dynamic mics do not.…Condenser mics electronically capture and reproduce sound so they need some power to operate.…This power can sometimes be provided by a small battery in the mic or by an external…battery power supply, but it's most typically supplied through a camera or mixer via the XLR cable.…
When mic power is provided by a camera or other audio device, it's called Phantom Power.…Any camera or audio device with XLR inputs will also have a switch or setting to turn…phantom power on when you need it or off when you don't.…Note that most shotgun microphones and loud mics will be condenser mics that require phantom…power, which brings me back to dynamic mics.…Now unlike condenser mics, dynamic mics actually have a thin membrane inside the mic head that…
AuthorAnthony Q. Artis
- Exploring the different types of video cameras
- Understanding how to focus
- Shooting with shallow depth of field
- Understanding exposure
- Using ND filters to correct overexposure
- Using gain to brighten an underexposed shot
- Choosing the right shutter speed
- White-balancing a shot
- Working with a tripod
- Shooting handheld
- Using a boom microphone
- Setting up a 4-point lighting scene
- Using corrective gels
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