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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 4th Edition by Videomaker

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38Outdoor Audio

 

Hal Robertson

 

 

 

 

Ah, the great outdoors. It’s a video shooter’s dream come true. Loads of free lighting, gorgeous backgrounds and breathtaking scenery—what more could you want? At least visually, shooting outdoors is a wonderful idea. For audio, however, an outdoor shoot presents a new set of challenges. Learning to deal with these challenges is a combination of the right tools and knowledge of all the variables. Grab your walking stick and camcorder and join us on a hike through the backwoods of outdoor audio.

It’s Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature

If you plan to shoot outdoors, rest assured you’ll have to deal with less than ideal weather conditions from time to time. Of particular concern are the detrimental effects of ...

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