154.5K views | +23 today
3D realtime animation movies and more goodies
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist from Arts Independent!

How to Pick the Right Microphone for Recording Video

Via Ileane Smith, Nicko Gibson
Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's insight:

Review of microphones and accessories for picking up quality sound when recording a video.

In this clip from the CreativeLive course, Shooting and Selling Hybrid Photography, Will Crockett reviews microphones and wind muffs. You'll learn which microphone type is best in which situation and what features to shop for when you are purchasing new gear.

Will talks about minimizing plosives, mic placement and getting the most out of your purchase. 

Get more tips on recording video here:

CreativeLive unleashes your creative potential by connecting you directly with the world's most inspiring visionaries. 

Access courses on Photo & Video, Art & Design, Business & Life, Music & Audio, and Craft & Maker at!

LucaVanin's curator insight, October 29, 2014 9:07 AM

Sempre sul tema della scelta del microfono giusto. Un post più completo del precedente.

Mark Weil's curator insight, October 12, 2015 10:16 PM

wonderful input

Mark Weil's curator insight, October 15, 2015 4:09 AM

I like that the speaker Will was straightforward and thorough with explaining different mic options and how to apply different techniques  to help the recording process. It interested me that Will demonstrated the muff or "dead cat" showing that the usual use is for wind noise reduction but it may be used for reducing noise in certain vocal overtones.

Rescooped by Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist from "#Social World, Internet, Gadgets, Computers, CellPhones, Future, Space"!

Turn your iPhone into a mike...

Turn your iPhone into a mike... | Machinimania |

...and go karaoke or interview people

"Molla Space now introduces the Microphone Speaker, a microphone design Mp3 speaker."

Via Guillaume Decugis, Tiaan Jonker, ABroaderView
Robin Good's comment, February 14, 2012 1:29 PM
Hello Axelletess, thank you for sharing this cute little gem.

Unfortunately it's a speaker, not a microphone. Unfortunately you can't use to record your voice or to karaoke as it plays, but it does not capture sound. :-)
Guillaume Decugis's comment, February 14, 2012 1:34 PM
Ah ha! Axelle's got nothing to do with this blunder: I made the edition Robin! And I connected this to some other thing she'd told me so had no doubt this was a mike... Thanks for pointing it out ;-) Will edit.
Curated by Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist
Please visit
to see my work :)