To make a movie you need a truck load of expensive equipment, right? That may have been the scenario 10 years ago, but these days you can work with a lot less for the same results at a fraction of the cost. Here’s how.
Audio-Technica is a well known name in audio solutions and their AT2020USB+ Cardioid Condenser USB microphone provides a convenient way to record quality audio directly into your preferred recording software.
It’s easy to focus your attention and wallet on the camera, lenses, tripod and maybe a slider or jib. The fact is that if your production sounds like you shot it on your phone, the visuals won’t matter that much.
Using a boom mic may sound like a simple job, but the truth is, it’s a lot harder than it looks. It takes focus, stamina and a little technical know how to get it right. We show you the right way to use a boom mic, including set up, operating techniques, positioning, choosing the right mic for the job and achieving audio perspective.
Whether you’re shooting with a DSLR with sub par audio controls or you need more inputs than your camcorder has, a field mixer can help expand your audio possibilities and get you better quality audio.