Sound on Location
Fluff to help with wind noise
Jill Lampert began the evening with an introduction to the problems with using a camcorder’s built in mic or an on camera mic. She also introduced the mics that Arthur used in his film Moving On. These were on camera Rode shotgun mics, a Sennheiser shotgun mic on a boompole and Sennheiser radio mics.
On camera mic can be difficult to get near enough to the sound source
Rode NTG 1 was used on camera in Moving On
Sennheiser shotgun mic with blimp and boom pole was used in Moving On
Sennheiser radio mics were used in Moving On
The heart of this evening was Arthur Fletcher’s analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of these different mics in different situations and particular problems that may arise, such as clothes rustle with lavalier mics. The sound recording equipment that Arthur used was brought along for members to have a look at.