Dean’s Blog

Tiny Interview

Tiny Interview

The smallest interview space in my 25+ years of location audio. Four people in an area that was no bigger then 6’ X 10’ (2 meters x 3 meters). When sh... Read More »

iZotope RX4. Must-have software for audio editors

iZotope RX4. Must-have software for audio editors

Are you kidding me!! I just used the iZotope RX4 plugin for the first time on an audio mix and it is ridiculously, over the top, awesome. I’m not just... Read More »

Boom Op in Training

Boom Op in Training

I haven’t got a chance when they start this young! Location sound runs in the family! Read More »

Tip of the Week #10: Built-in Booming Aid

Tip of the Week #10: Built-in Booming Aid

Who needs a mic stand, you’re carrying one! Read More »

Tip of the Week #11: No Looking and Sideways

Tip of the Week #11: No Looking and Sideways

Make being interviewed a little easier. Read More »

Tip of the Week #9: One Hand Booming

Tip of the Week #9: One Hand Booming

Make changes to your mixer while you boom. Read More »

Canon C100 Viewfinder Rant

Canon C100 Viewfinder Rant

My love/hate relationship with the Canon C100 may be coming to an end. The third-party viewfinder work-arounds for me to see what I’m shooting a... Read More »

Noisy Image Stabilizer

Noisy Image Stabilizer

Noise created by the image stabilizing motor on a camera lens is nothing new. I’ve encountered this issue before with DSLR cameras when the mic is too... Read More »

My Documentary Sound Kit

My Documentary Sound Kit

Over the past few years I’ve had the chance to use quite a bit of new location sound equipment – thanks manufacturers! This is what I’m us... Read More »

Orca Mixer Bag and Harness

Orca Mixer Bag and Harness

I really like it….. a lot! I wanted to get something out for readers who are looking for a mixer bag and harness and have heard or maybe even se... Read More »

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