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Re: [videoblogging] Re: boom pole

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  • RANDY MANN
    you kinda need it every time, it does cut a lot of noise ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 7 , Mar 13, 2010
      you kinda need it every time, it does cut a lot of noise

      On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 11:04 PM, Loreta_Vaidas <loretabirkus@...>wrote:

      >
      >
      > David,Richard,
      >
      > Thanks for all the advice.
      >
      > Yes, it's only me doing all the filming and sound. And yes, I do have a
      > wireless mic system (German brand). It's omnidirectional so I don't think
      > it's suitable for filming outside. That's why I need a boom pole to somehow
      > solve the outside filming situations.
      >
      > Is the wind screen (fluffy one) needed any time during filming outside or
      > more when it's really windy? My mic has a black standard one that came with
      > it so wonder if it's not going to be enough. It's usually not windy where I
      > live :)
      >
      > Thanks again.
      >
      > Loreta
      >
      >
      > --- In videoblogging@yahoogroups.com <videoblogging%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > "Richard Amirault" <ramirault@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "Loreta_Vaidas"
      > > > Can anybody please recommend a good quality (not too pricey please)
      > boom
      > > > pole for a one person team?
      > >
      > > I don't understand what a "one person team" is. A "team", by definition
      > > seems to be a minimum of two.
      > >
      > > > I have an Audio-Technica AT875R shot gun mic which I'll be using for my
      >
      > > > videofilmings and would like a boom pole to go with it. Holding a pole
      > > > myself is not an option.
      > > >
      > > A "boom pole holder" may work.
      > >
      > http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/search?Ntt=boom+pole+holder&N=0&InitialSearch=yes
      > > but only for a subject that is not moving about.
      > >
      > > > Please give me some guidance what features to look for in a pole, where
      >
      > > > and what best to purchase, etc.
      > > >
      > > Some poles have the mic cable built-in, and of course the length varies.
      > >
      > > You can always go with the Home Depot / Lowes extendable paint pole. But
      > you
      > > will need to purchase an attachment to convert the end to hold the mic.
      > >
      > http://cgi.ebay.com/Make-mic-boom-pole-w-adapter-4-rode-other-microphones_W0QQitemZ220557427871QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item335a3f449f
      > > and, of course, this also requires you to run the mic cable the length of
      >
      > > the pole.
      > >
      > > If you are shooting outdoors you will definitely need a windscreen. The
      > foam
      > > type may work well enough, or it may not. Better is the "furry" or "dead
      > > cat" type of windscreen. Even better is a "blimp" type with a furry
      > cover.
      > >
      > > If you have a person to hold the mic/boom pole be sure that they have
      > > headphones and can actually *hear* the audio from the mic. Otherwise they
      >
      > > won't know if they are holding the mic / pole properly. This may be a
      > long
      > > cable running out of the camcorder to the person, or .. you can do
      > "double
      > > system sound" and record to a high quality digital recorder. In that case
      >
      > > the recorder can be carried by the boom pole operator and and there is
      > less
      > > chance of someone tripping on a long cable from the camera. You will need
      > to
      > > sync-up the sound in editing, but it's not as hard as you might think.
      > >
      > > Richard Amirault
      > > N1JDU
      > > http://bostonfandom.org
      > >
      >
      >
      >


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