Capturing great audio is crucial for professional video projects. Gain a better understanding of microphone selection, recording techniques and post-production methods. Learn to decipher microphone pickup patterns, proper operating techniques for a boom mic, and how to use a field mixer effectively. Plus, we show you how to create foley sound, add music and sound effects to your project, and how to fix tough audio issues in post-production.
Microphone Pickup Patterns (Free for Non-Members)
Learn about the directional characteristics and sensitivity of a microphone, and how it can help you choose the right microphone for the job.
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.
Using Field Mixers (Free for Non-Members)
If you’re shooting with a DSLR, or you just need more audio inputs, a field mixer can help expand your audio possibilities, and get you better quality audio.
When you’ve got audio issues in post, the spectral frequency view in Adobe Audition is a powerful tool. Learn to remove sounds like a phone ringing or a car alarm.
Well placed sound effects and music provide context for your scene. We walk through the process of adding sound effects and music to help intensify a scene.
Foley sound can add audio depth to any project. We show you how to create footsteps, clothing rustle, breathing and other unique sounds using ordinary items as props.