November 23, 2014

PANLIGHT Promis

What a great idea!  Can't wait to see it in action!

October 25, 2014

Event: ACM SFBAY Data Science Camp

Having a blast shooting the whole day event: Data Science CampSession Schedule.



August 5, 2014

More Audio Recording Options

Today I will be looking again into my audio recording options.  Since I looked into it last time I've got some new equipment.  So here are the options:
  1. Panasonic GH3 with Audio Technica ATR-3350 lavalier microphone.
  2. Sony ICD-AX412 Stereo Digital Voice Recorder with Audio Technica ATR-3350 Lavalier microphone
  3. Sony PCM-M10 recorder with built-in microphones
  4. TASCAM DR-100mkII with built-in Uni Microphones
  5. PC with Behringer Xenyx 1204USB mixer  with Rode NTG1 Condenser Shotgun Microphone

March 10, 2014

GH3 Audio Recording Levels for Internal and External Mics

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I used a source of pink noise (my iPhone with Ambiance app)  positioned within 2 feet from GH3 to normalize the recording levels for all the options.  Here are the settings leading to the same perceived recording levels:

Microphone OptionGH3 mic level
GH3 built-in6
Takstar SG-598, +0dB6
Takstar SG-598, +10dB1

March 9, 2014

March 5, 2014

Audio Recording Options

Here I evaluate my options for audio recording with my Canon Vixia HF G10 camcorder:



March 3, 2014

Insightfull Marketing!

Today I ran into One Market Media and their wonderful blog. Here are some very impressive examples of their industry analysis.