Understanding and applying signal flow is one of your best tools to increase productivity and avoid stumbling blocks.
The physical aspects of signal flow determine the flow of sound and its connections all the way from its source, capture, processing and output. In a recording situation, this would be the sound source — for example spoken voice into a microphone. The sound is converted into an electrical...
Audio mixer board
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.
Following these steps and listening carefully at every stage will give you a believable soundtrack that supports your visuals and your story.
Having a wide set of skills is a must in today’s production environment. One cannot simply expect to get by on a single main skill, no matter their proficiency. Augmenting your range of abilities with fundamentals like audio editing is key to securing and delivering projects. Audio breaks down into...
The simple lesson is to always plan your project in advance and adhere to a concept or theme.
Coming to terms with the reality that your audio is either subpar or unusable is never a good experience, but also a necessary one. Facing failure and learning from it is an important step in your journey, and there will be a point where you either directly contribute to...
The Comprehensive Guide to Recording and Editing Your Own Sound Effects
To this day, I still think that audio for video is one of the coolest aspects of audio engineering that I’ve had the chance to study and practice. On one side, you have the end product and expectation of reality that watching a scene or movie conveys. On the...
In this video you’ll learn the basic workflow of video editing. We’ll start with how to prepare for the edit. Where you’ll learn how to make and follow a plan. Part of that plan will require being organized. We’ll talk about how to organize and how to stay organized....
How to Use a Wireless Lav
Lavaliers are the go-to microphone when requiring a localized, portable and hands-free solution when miking your talent. Lavaliers are primarily used with dialogue, where headsets or handhelds are usually used by singers for reasons of quality and proximity. Types of lav Most lavaliers are omnidirectional and offer consistent capture even when...