first of all, im new here so hello everyone, looking forward to being part of this usefull place.
right, I've just been asked by my dads boss to make a little promotional video about his work. I have done one of these before for the local council on my college course but this is the first time doing it alone. so i kind of know what im doing...
because i no longer have access to my college equipment i am having use my own. this is where the trouble comes.
i have a sony handycam mini dv camera thing, im sure theyre all the same specs. It has an external microphone input but no headphone input. from my experience the person with the microphone should always have some headphones on right.... so i cant manage this.
do i just go for it and hope its good with an external mic? or even worse use the built in mic? (maybe the ranges are better, i dont know). I could use a totally differnt device such as a mini disc recorder to record the audio and use headphones but then i have to struggle with syncing them up at the end, any advice on this method?
so.. theres alot there but i hope you understand my problem and can give me some advice or opinions. anything is of help. Thanks in advance, Matt