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The Art of Voice Acting, 5th Edition by James Alburger

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In this Chapter

 

Your New Best Friend

Microphone Basics

Microphone Pickup Patterns

Microphone Placement & Copy Stand Position

Let the Engineer Position the Microphone

Working the Microphone

Using Proximity Effect to Your Advantage

Never Blow into or Tap a Microphone

Holding the Microphone

Using Headphones

What Kind of Headphones are Best?

8

Microphone Technique

Your New Best Friend

This might seem an odd place for a technical discussion of microphones. But the simple fact is that, next to your room acoustics, your microphone is the single most important tool in your voiceover arsenal. It is critical that you have more than just a working knowledge of this vital piece of equipment. How you “work” your microphone can have a huge impact ...

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