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I'd say it will depend very much on the position of the camera (how close it was to the subject), and then you'll have other factors such as how reflective the room is and where the rest of the crew was standing in relation to the camera and subject. Was the camera recording using only the onboard microphone? There are a lot of questions that can lead you in ...


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Sometimes s**t happens but you should use this as an opportunity and not a defeat and try to restore as much audio as possible from whatever sources you can recover. You want to be remembered as the guy who, even though he lost the recording, went above and beyond to restore it from a lousy source and made it work, not the guy who wasted everyone's time. ...


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Git (and pretty much any other version control system) can handle all files, even binary ones. However, it is not possible to do things like diff or merging that require to look at parts of a file; you can just replace the entire binary file with a newer version. (It would be possible to add external helper tools to do these things, but that would require ...


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I've recently been forced into using a clip of DSLR camera audio in a short doc, and it actually ended up sounding passable. Key was the fact that the camera was very close to the subject, so I got good signal/noise and signal/verb ratio. The technical challenge was overcoming the crappy mic and autogain. I ended up dipping out quite a bit of the ...


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A lot of natural Documentarys are made 100% by foley. Could be quite fun to record a fake sound. If there are interviews with people you could try voice over but.... Don't feel bad, thing happen and mistakes are human! Take it a chance to foley around (if you got the time). A little trick I use when i am recording/booming a single track. I use seenhei├čer ...


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