Using an additional microphone can really improve the quality of your film. It’s also a good idea to have a pair of headphones so you can hear just what’s going on around you and make sure your mic is working properly. Video Nation Network Producer, Euan Doak, takes us out on to a noisy street to show you how important good sound quality is to the overall production of your film.
By Euan Doak
28th August 2009
By Andy Gill
30th July 2009
Use an external mic if you have one
Avoid background noise
Outdoors avoid wind noise
Indoors avoid buzz from electrical equipment
Do a test recording and listen back
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