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Ten Helpful Tips for Recording Great Audio

Half the battle of starting any new project is knowing where to begin. Today I am sharing with you tips on recording great audio that will give you the jump start you need to begin your new video hobby or career 🎥⁣

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  1. Use an external microphone if you have one.
  2. Get the microphone close to the talent.
  3. Listen throught headphones while you shoot.
  4. Keep hand movements on the video camera to a mininum.
  5. Use a handheld microphone for man-on-street interviews.
  6. Use a lavalier or boom microphone for studio settings.
  7. Use a wireless microphone to avoid cable hassles.
  8. Keep audio in mind when scouting locations.
  9. Don’t move microphone cables while recording.
  10. Avoid long cable runs to minimize interference.⁣

Keep in mind, you are not producing sound for a Hollywood production so you don’t need to be an audio expert. But you should learn enough about audio and how to record to do a good job 👍🏼