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The DSLR Filmmaker's Handbook: Real-World Production Techniques, 2nd Edition by Barry Andersson

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Chapter Seven Sound on Location

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“Sound is never noticed unless it’s bad.” Recording good sound on location is essential for any filmmaker. Working with DSLR cameras is totally different than working with traditional video cameras. They are much more like film cameras. Depending on your particular situation, your best option may be to record audio on a separate device and skip recording audio directly into the camera.

The Role of Sound

Sound has come a long way in terms of both technology and workflow since sound was first added to movies. Yet one thing that has remained constant is the level of difficulty in capturing great audio. It’s a ...

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