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The whole idea of the shotgun is that it mainly picks up ambient noise that is in the direction it's pointed. Have the speaker stand with their backs to the quietest area around. If there are trees, walls, hedges, etc., that's where you want the speaker. A truck rolling by or a jet flying over is going to get all over your audio no matter what, so you have ...


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There are a few ways to do this. For one you can pull it out in post production with some mixing tricks. EQ and noise gates can be your friend here. Keep in mind that you wont want to go too crazy since some background noise is nice. You can try tucking the lav behind a collar or in the neck of the shirt. this may help to block some of the wind. You can ...


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Perhaps very strong wind can damage it – but before that happens, the wind noise will be too overwhelming for the signal to be any use at all. So, you will need at least a foam windscreen, for anything from an ordinary sea breeze upwards. A blimp, if it's actually supposed to sound good... Also consider that sea breeze is not like land breeze. Salt ...


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