Use the iPhone as an Audio Recorder for Your Video DSLR
<p><em>"If you’ve shot any video on a DSLR you already know it’s not ideal. The form factor of the camera isn’t made for video and the need to manually focus on a moving subject can be tricky. One of the weakest parts is the camera is its microphone."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/dht/auto/1301668740.usr15670.jpg" /></p><p>Audio is an important part of videos and movies, but the recent video DSLRs only treat audio like an afterthought. My own GH1 as auto-gain which cannot be turned off, and you can imagine how annoying it can be. So is using the iPhone a case of replacing a mediocre solution with another? Surprisingly, despite the poor quality of the iPhone's microphone (the author admits as much) the ability to move it off-camera does bring quite a few benefits, namely, no camera operation noise. There are also a couple of good recommendations in the article for those looking at better quality solutions without breaking the bank, so go check out the article!</p>
Baka. Soku. Zan. - The justice behind the dysORDer.