How to get Clean Audio for your Videos

Audio is one major component you cannot ignore if your a content creator.

This can be difficult and overwhelming at first. You have to figure out what microphone to get (or can afford), you have know the right settings on your camera, what plugins to use in post.

Sometimes you just want to create and not worry about the technicalities. Unfortunately you cant. What good is a fast paced, action pack, cinematic masterpiece if the audio sounds like shit!

Please don’t let your audio sound like shit. learn what settings and what features to look for in a microphone by doing some research and learning more about audio. Starting at the basics will give you a good foundation to getting better audio now.

This Video from Filmmakers IQ may be from 2014 but the principles remain the same. Technology has gotten better in the last few years and gear a bit more affordable and these tips can still make an impact on your videos.

Here are is a good place to start if your looking to get cleaner audio as these two options are budget friendly (Disclaimer: purchases made with these links may result in us receiving a commission as Amazon Affiliates. All proceeds will go into continuing to bring you skills, resources and entertainment):

Zoom H1n Handy Recorder (2018 Model)

Rode VideoMicro Compact On-Camera Microphone with Rycote Lyre Shock Mount


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