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Stuff You Need to Know

The simple lesson is to always plan your project in advance and adhere to a concept or theme.

What I Learned from Trying to Fix My Audio in Post

Coming to terms with the reality that your audio is either subpar or unusable is never a good experience, but also a necessary one....

11 ways to combat wind noise

The best wind noise reduction is achieved at the time of recording by using every tool in your arsenal; everything afterward will always be...
Delays, Echoes and Chorus

Delays, Echoes and Chorus

What is delay? In its most literal definition delay is just what it implies, slowing down a signal so it arrives later than the original....
Step by Step Guide to DIY Voice Over

Step by Step Guide to DIY Voice Over

Do you record a lot of voice overs or vocals? If so keep reading! Create a Voice Booth Having a flexible space allows you to configure...
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Know Your Audio Signal Processing Techniques

Considering that this article will be delving into the rich world of signal processing, I feel honor-bound to make a few suggestions: Avoid large...

How to Use a Mixing Board

What do you do when you have more mics than inputs on your camera? It’s simple, get a mixer. A mixer will allow you...
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How To: DIY Sound Treatment

Depending on your point of view, I’ve either been lucky enough to travel and live in a lot of different places, or I’ve had...
Cutting Through the Noise: Overcoming the Challenges of Location Sound

Location Sound Recording: How to Cut through the Noise

When working on a tight budget web series, or a low budget film, there is no money — or time — to re-record audio....
Don’t Forget the Sound Effects

How to Properly Use Sound Effects to Enrich Your Next Video

If I were to sum up sound effects into a single word, that would be “control”. They are an extension of the same control...
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Here’s the Sound Design and Audio Info You Need to Know

The worst mistake a videographer can make is forgetting about audio. Bad audio and sound design can leave any great shot useless. Here's how to avoid that.

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How to Plan a Production (Free for Non-Members) Planning is vital to the success of any production. Without a plan, your video likely won’t succeed...
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What’s phantom power and how can you use it?

Phantom power is one of the methods professional videographers use to supply power to their condenser microphones.
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Frequency response explained

The term "frequency response" is quite common in the audio space, but admittedly it will take some explaining to those new to it.
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What’s the difference between a flanger and a phaser?

If you are trying to choose between a flanger or phaser when mixing audio, you first need to understand what they are and how pros use them.
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What is a condenser microphone?

The condenser microphone has been around for ages, but what is it exactly? We'll break down what a condenser microphone is and give examples.
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Choosing the right mic: A guide to microphone selection

There is no hiding the fact that, at first, microphone selection is daunting. This article helps you make faster and smarter mic selections.

The 9 essential things for beginning filmmakers

Get the shopping list today! In this video, we’ll cover all the things you should have when starting to make films or videos of any kind. These are the essential things you don't want to be without. Filmmaking is a beautiful art, but there...
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Sound editing vs. sound mixing: What’s the difference?

Sound editing is the vehicle that moves a project's audio from the production to post-production stage. The main difference between sound editing vs. sound...

What is spatial sound, and how can it impact your content?

A new player in audio has emerged to the delight of anyone looking to enhance their streaming content. It’s called spatial sound. Videographers spend hours...
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A comprehensive guide to audio roles in filmmaking

Fillmmaking requires several audio roles that work together to create great, impactful sound that adds to movies and video.

General microphone placement for good audio

Achieving good microphone placement is a surprisingly straightforward process and one grounded in physics and engineering concepts. Technical aspects like the microphone type directly influence the design, sensitivity, sound and directionality.

Everything you need to know about audio for video

When it comes to recording audio for video, there are a number of factors to keep in mind. We're here to cover everything you need to know.

The audio spectrum: understanding EQ and frequency

The audio spectrum describes the functional frequency range of sound. In theory, this does include all sounds in our hearing range and beyond.

Mono vs stereo: What’s the difference?

When it comes to audio, you have likely heard the terms mono and stereo. The question is: what are they? and how are they different?

Microphone types for video — What’s best for your project?

In a nutshell When a microphone is far from its source, it can pick up sounds you don’t want in your recording, so record with...
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