Audio Phase Demo

This is a quick demonstration video showing how in-phase signals add and out-of-phase signals cancel each other. I used identical copies of the same source audio for the simplest demonstration.

New Audio for Video Basics course video

I recently taught a course on audio for video for Littleton Community Television, the Littleton, MA community access cable TV station. We covered microphone characteristics, selection, placement and stereo techniques along with other audio sources, general camera settings, audio in Final Cut Pro X, FCP X’s audio tools, a little ear training and some tips … Read more

Storytelling

Telling a story is not easy. Telling a good story is powerful. And a story well told makes for very effective marketing. I’m adding video marketing to the range of services I offer. Best practices for video marketing focus on storytelling for good reason. It isn’t about the best technical equipment, the right settings or … Read more

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Review

I recently recorded narration for an auto-running Powerpoint presentation using the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB interface and pre-amp. The results were good and I learned a few things along the way. The first lesson is don’t record the narration in Powerpoint directly. I learned this lesson a long time ago and had to re-learn it … Read more