Sound for Video Session: High Pass Filters 4 May 2016

What are high pass filters and why would you want to use one? What's the difference between analogue and digital high pass filters? Which problems can they help you solve? What are the costs of using a high pass filter?

High pass filters reduce low frequency sound - bass. You can use a high pass filter to reduce low frequency rumble that your microphone picks up due to handling or wind or things like air conditioners or wind. You can also reduce proximity effect. But there are tradeoffs and not all high pass filters work the same. Details in the video!