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BY CALEB WARD

Bad sound can easily ruin good footage. Use these tips when it comes time to set audio levels for video and film projects.

As a filmmaker and videographer you probably spend a lot of time trying to get the most beautiful shot possible on set. Then when you sit down to edit the video, more time is spent color correcting and grading. Then it’s time to move on to exporting, where you pick the perfect codec that will output good colors while minimizing compression.

However, when it comes to audio there’s usually not much more effort put into it than simply, “sounds good”.

How to Set Audio Levels for Video: DB Example

Audio is probably the most overlooked and under-appreciated aspect of the filmmaking process. Audiences can forgive subpar cinematography, but subpar audio will make even the most loyal audiences disengaged. There seems to be a lot of misinformation out there about the correct way to level audio in videos, so let’s take a look at how to correctly set audio levels for video in the modern industry by going here…

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