Lighting & Sound
Up the quality of your projects with detailed lessons on lighting and sound for video production and filmmaking.
Quick tips: How to get great audio without a recorder
Don't have a microphone to capture sound with? Fear not, our phones make great audio recorders. We'll show you the basics.
How to avoid (and eliminate) white noise in your video
Is white noise holding your video back? Adobe's DeNoise effect can help you achieve crisp audio greatness.
How to fine-tune your audio with Adobe's Parametric Equalizer
Audiophiles meet crisp, clear audio files. Adobe's Parametric Equalizer, polishes your vocals in no time, and this article breaks down how to use it.
An intro to Adobe Premiere Pro audio effects: Crossfades
Start mastering audio effects in Adobe Premiere Pro with this Video School lesson on Adobe's default audio transition: Crossfades.
Sound good, feel good: things to consider when capturing audio
Need to record audio for your film and not sure where to start? We"ve got some savvy tips and tutorials to help!
Let there be lights: how to perfect your office lighting
Don"t let overhead fluorescents get you down! Give your video a polished look with these office lighting tips.
Shooting live music: lessons from the masters of melody
Three acclaimed music shooters, Kawehi, Musicbed, and Yours Truly, drop some knowledge on how they capture phenomenal live videos.
Binaural audio: a fully immersive audio experience
Want to submerge your audience in the wonders of your film? Try swarming them in sound with the use of binaural audio.
Camera considerations: recording formats, audio, & more
In which we dig into compression and recording formats, plus the sonic component to video making.
Working with available light: 4 ways to get dazzling shots
Learn how to find and chase down the light, and you'll capture the shots you need while telling your story more purposefully.
Light & Motion, Sony, Canon, + DJI: gear reviews from NAB
Lights, camera, drones! ...and lenses. And lots more. Even if you didn't make it to NAB, you can still see the gear we're psyched about.