This one is kind of a question that spawned from a project I'm working on and reading the last question on Foley.
Here's a technical question for Foley Artists:
How much do you, or a typical foley artist, rely on knowledge of how the mic works. Do you perform to the mic and work it like a vocalist will or do you just do your thing and let the recordist do as he sees fit. Do you prefer different microphones for different things or is that left up to the foley recordist?