Shoot video? Don’t let the audio drag your content down

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(Image credit: Jaclyn Slimm / Sennheiser)

If you’re a videographer, vlogger, content creator or podcaster, you’ve no doubt spent a lot of time and money to get the right camera. What you might not be aware of, however, is that even the best camera is not designed to capture sound. 

Much as modern televisions come with speakers that aren’t up to the task, modern cameras are equipped with microphones that you wouldn’t rely on except as a last resort. That’s because these are video devices, designed purely for handling images – manufacturers expect you to upgrade the audio yourself, so camera companies cut costs on microphones. 

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