Location Audio Simplified
S. Dean Miles
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If you’re a location audio operator, from rookie to pro, Location Audio Simplified has everything you need to record quality audio in the field – every time. No long, drawn out tech-talk, just operating techniques and equipment setups that work in the real world. Everything in this book is based on over 25 years of experience. It’s tested and proven.
Since 1989, Dean Miles has been working as a professional location sound operator for major television networks, motion pictures, high-end documentaries and everything in between. Dean’s easy going style and plain English delivery make even the most complex aspects of location audio easy to understand and put into practice.
Location Audio Simplified is 150 pages packed with interactive images and diagrams, detailed photographs, sound files and over 35 videos to walk you through complex equipment setups, micing techniques, booming skills and much more.
Here are just some of the things you’ll learn:
Calibrating and operating a location audio field mixer.
Choosing the right sh otgun mic for the job.
Understanding sound perspective.
The art of using a boom pole.
Hidden and exposed lavaliere micing techniques.
Working with talent.
Calibrating and using wireless systems.
Setting up a wireless hop.
Download your copy today and unlock the secrets to clean and clear broadcast quality audio no matter what challenges you’re faced with.
Great primer in location audio
Very straight forward look at many aspects of location audio. I mainly record sound effects but found a number of useful hints in here