|Forum topic by Woodminer||posted 08-16-2007 01:05 AM||1001 views||0 times favorited||5 replies|
08-16-2007 01:05 AM
New to the LumberJocks. Nicely done. I’ve felt that the concept of a woodworking community sharing visually as well as text-ually is a great one. This is nicely executed, IMO.
One thing that I’d like to see go on the FAQs for new videographers is to pay particular attention to audio levels when you’re recording. If one is recording using ambient sound (from the mic on the recorder only), one has to be particularly careful to get enough signal so that folks don’t have to strain to hear.
One of the things that I liked about Raffin’s video projects was that the early videos were all narration-added, with only a very few comments during the actual video sessions. That allowed the voice/audio quality to be plenty strong.
The addition of an inexpensive audio input device (microphone by any other name) for mounting on one’s lapel is a real help to this end. Many camera mounted pick-ups are just not sufficient for doing technical stuff like this. Birthday parties are fine, but when we really want to hear details about angles and such, volume is your friend. 8^)
Kudos to the owners of the site!
-- Dean, Missouri