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toddmedia
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Posted Wed May 14, 2008 12:09PM

A door slamming shut. Obviously not 5 seconds. Loop it 2 or 3 just to fill time?


 


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freelancebloke
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Posted Wed May 14, 2008 12:09PM
add a hand clap or two and a dog bark.
thepugnatious
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Posted Wed May 14, 2008 12:11PM
What we do suggest is that if you are capturing a very simple sound (i.e. a door slamming) then attempt to capture it 3-5 times with the mic in a different place, different doors, different rooms, etc. Then combine these into a single submission, this will give more value to the sample.
Natural_Warp
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Posted Mon May 19, 2008 5:29AM
thats indeed more fun for the artist and for the member who wants to buy it .
apashackCLOSED
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Posted Mon May 19, 2008 6:46AM
Why not include a door “Opening” and “Slamming Shut” in the same track.  I think the idea of repeating the same effect just for the sake of time is redundant.  The 5 second rule is going to create just that “5 seconds of redundancy”.  But if that’s what they want, that’s what they will get I suppose.  Adding a second or even third repeat of the same thing only to cover the time restraint adds no value to the cut whatsoever.  Not to mention the waste of bandwidth and buyer time. I think the buyers will reflect this in the fall as well.
 
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Allkindza
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Posted Wed May 28, 2008 1:30PM

I still think that this can be an ETERNITY for some valuable clips that perhaps cannot be done over and over.


I shall not be too specific as to give away all my ideas before my new recording toy arrives, but, lets just say that there are lots of cool things that upon being destroyed in a violent  way could make for a great stock audio clip but it is a "one time deal"


So again what if you capture "say" glass shattering, oh OK  i did it anyway. What if I only have 1 piece of glass to shatter but I get a great recording of it. Do I loop it to make the minimum?
bonesmear
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Posted Wed May 28, 2008 1:40PM
Posted By Allkindza:

I still think that this can be an ETERNITY for some valuable clips that perhaps cannot be done over and over.


I shall not be too specific as to give away all my ideas before my new recording toy arrives, but, lets just say that there are lots of cool things that upon being destroyed in a violent way could make for a great stock audio clip but it is a "one time deal"


So again what if you capture "say" glass shattering, oh OK i did it anyway. What if I only have 1 piece of glass to shatter but I get a great recording of it. Do I loop it to make the minimum?

Add some processing and give a few options. If it is an unbelievable recording Im sure it will find its way into the collection. 
blowbackphoto
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Posted Wed May 28, 2008 3:16PM
I think most people would prefer one door slamming shut so they can drag the file directly into their audio program as is. Having to edit files you download gets really old really fast.
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