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How to make very long recordings (of bees)

I've been thinking for a while now about trying to make some really long recordings. I got involved in a film project about honeybees some time ago, and as part of it I would really like to record ...
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Nature on the islands near Thailand

Hello all, Looking for some references regarding types of nature found on the islands near Thailand, some of which are resort locales and others, I assume, are mostly uninhabited. I realize that ...
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Cleaning up noise from nature/ambience recordings?

Hello all, i really really hate noise(mic/preamp noise), and my recording rig isn't that great(fostex fr2le, 2x rode nt5)...now, cleaning up some sfx, that were close mic'ed, is easy with izotope rx2,...
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Recording quiet sounds (like birdsong) with Sony D50

Hi there,I was wondering what tips anyone would have for recording a dawn chorus with Sony D50. I'm in 44/24bit mode and there is a bit of preamp sound(?) when you push the gain above 4/5 (as @scaudio ...
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Field hints and tips?

I have taken the plunge and bought a sound devices 788T with SSD and CL8. Also a M/S rig consisting of Senn. MKH40/30 combination. I would love any hints or tips re cabling, bags, tripods, stands.. ...
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Searching for live natural soundscapes

I'm looking for live and all day long soundscapes of real natural places. I know these things are rare but maybe someone knows sites with this kind material?
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AKG 414s in field recording.

Hello again, Thank you for the help with the B&K 4006s. While I'm at it.. I wonder if anyone has used a matched pair of 414s in the field for nature recording and if so .. what basket/mounts ...
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DC Power Outages

Following the massive storm that knocked out power to many areas on the East Coast, I'm just wondering if anyone is taking advantage of the lack of air conditioners humming and grabbing some nice ...
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Lightweight Portable Sound Recorder?

I do a lot of backpacking and want to start recording the wildlife I hear during the night. I thought a small portable sound recorder might do the job. The idea is to place the recorder a distance ...
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Jz BT201 mics for nature recording

Hi Guys I've been researching some good mics for nature recording, since i can't afford the obvious sennheiser MKH line right now, and i came across with these http://www.jzmic.com/en/products/28 ...
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What rig or custom components would help record 360 degrees of stereo audio, not unlike human ears in a theatre

I'm interested in recording sound in 360 degrees, and then playing back 180 degrees (or similar to human ears) for an immersive Sound Therapy program for holistic health. Are you aware of any way to ...
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Any opinions of Telinga EM-23

Does anyone have any experience using the Telinga EM-23 The DPA 4060 is so ubiquitous now, I was surprised to find that the EM-23 has 14 - 16dB(A) self noise, compared to the 4060s 23dB(A). ...
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Cornell Ornothological Sound Library

Hey everyone, Maybe some of you have heard about this, but Cornell University has compiled a library of nearly 150,000 nature recordings representing approximately 9000 species (primarily birds). The ...