A Location Sound Primer for Camera Ops, Videographers And DPs – HDVP

If you are a camera operator, a videographer or a person who works with sound it’s important to recognize just how important the location of the sound is to the recording.

For this reason, it’s best to hire a pro sound mixer because they understand the physics of sound and can solve any problems you may have.

When it comes to sound, the location is more important than anything because changing the location can literally change the sound.

Finally, make sure that you understand the limitations of the sound you’re recording so you can get the best final product.

Key Takeaways:

  • If you have the budget for it, hire a professional sound mixer as they have the expertise to make your recording sound best.
  • At the end of the day, location sound is the most important aspect because the sound communicates the story more than pictures.
  • Make sure that you know all of the limitations of your sound, such as how many subjects to use in a specific shot to get the best recording quality.

“Unlike lighting, which can be about problem-solving but often is the ability to create a great scene from scratch, location sound is simply an exercise in overcoming challenges and obstacles because very few environments are ideal for recording sound outside of a recording studio stage or booth.”

Read more: https://www.hdvideopro.com/blog/a-location-sound-primer-for-camera-ops-videographers-and-dps/

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