Home Studio Considerations – Part 1a: Internal and External Noise

Electronically Generated Noises

 

It occurred to me that I had left out one essential topic to the discussion of noise, although this one is not related to your acoustic environment.  These are noises you hear as you playback your recordings that you didn’t hear with your ears in your studio.

This type of noise could usually be described as a hum, a buzz, a whine, or a hiss.  These are electrically generated noises, and could come from a variety of sources.  Continue reading Home Studio Considerations – Part 1a: Internal and External Noise

Home Studio Considerations – Part 1: External and Internal Noises

When I’m asked for my advice for setting up a home recording studio for voiceover, I quickly respond that there is no simple or universal answer.  In fact, there are likely as many different responses are there are persons who you may ask.  As a result, I approach posting my ideas with some reticence.  There will probably be those who respond with sharply differing advice, and I don’t claim to be the final authority on any of these topics.  My plea to those who disagree, please be kind and realize that what I’m suggesting has worked for me, but for anyone else, YMMV (Your mileage may vary). Continue reading Home Studio Considerations – Part 1: External and Internal Noises

On Site Video Coach

Hello everyone, and welcome to this post on video systems.

The first question to be answered is just what in the world is an On Site Video Coach? Well, it’s a term I’ve coined to describe what I do. I work with organizations (mostly, but not exclusively churches) to help them make the most effective use of modern video production and distribution techniques. One major component is the training of media staff and volunteers in the various skills needed to produce quality video programming, whether it is for broadcast, streaming, IMAG, DVDs, YouTube, websites, or any other distribution means available now or in the future.  Continue reading On Site Video Coach