Want to learn how to make your narration sound better?
One of the essential building blocks for great audio mixing is Equalization or EQ.
EQ is the process of changing the balance various frequencies of sound. You can boost some and limit others in order to make things sound better.
What to do exactly will depend on what you recorded, which mic was used, and plenty of other factors.
In the overview video, Jason Yadlovski shows you:
- Comparing 2 different mics
- Adding a high pass filter
- Using a low pass filter
- Eliminating displeasing frequencies
- Boosting frequencies we want
Audio mixing is a huge topic and there’s a lot that goes into each of these tools, but this should be enough to get you started.
EQ is simple enough where you learn plenty just by fiddling with the various tools and seeing what it does to your audio.
Give it a shot, let me know how it goes!
Gedaly is the Managing Editor of DVresolve.com. He is a professional editor, having cut national commercials for major companies, and does color & VFX for indie films at Mask & Feather. He’s also a filmmaker, writing and directing shorts & features. Gedaly is the co-founder of Working.Actor and former marketing strategist for large brands.