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Mix it Right

Mixing audio correctly is a true art form, as well as a necessary skill to have in your video production toolbox. After all, sound is half the experience of a video production.

Mixing audio correctly is a true art form, as well as a necessary skill to have in your video production toolbox. After all, sound is half the experience of a video production.

I have a confession: I love to watch infomercials. Now, before you laugh too hard, infomercials can be very educational and entertaining too. Not only can you laugh about the latest unnecessary kitchen gadget, but infomercials are also a virtual school of video and audio techniques -- both good and bad. At 2AM it's easy to find poorly produced samples with the announcer so far back in the mix, you can barely hear him. Or what about the productions where the voices blast you into the next room? Your productions don't have to suffer this fate. With a little time and effort, your video sound mixes can easily trounce the competition on the advertising channel

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Tags:  July 2006
Hal
Robertson
Sat, 07/01/2006 - 12:00am