Microphones are a very important part of our everyday lives- not just as video producers, but in everything we do. From cell phones to public address systems, microphones are so ubiquitous that we hardly even notice them, unless we're recording.
You found a compelling story that the world needs to know about, you gathered up enough money to get the documentary through pre-production, shooting and post production and your family and friends loved it. Now put your finished doc in your closet and go watch TV. NO! You're not done yet.
Ever get the feeling you were left out of the loop? Ever feel that if you just had some bit of information your production would go much smoother, and come out much better? Do you get the sense that there are tips out there that no one is telling you?
The NTG-2 shotgun microphone delivers exceptional quality for the price. The added versatility of using it in concert with the PG2 Pistol Grip Shock Mount and the RODE Boompole makes this trio worthy of notice.
Video creation is sometimes a singular business, but video producers are a social lot. Our curiosity about our readers has inspired us to create this new column to introduce you to your fellow video producers.