I have a Canon 6D DSLR. It has a monaural microphone input, and a headphone out. So far the audio I've done with the internal mic have been terrible, including either AF noises, image stabilizer noises, or both. Looking into my options I see I have three main upgrade paths:
- Camera Mounted Microphone plugged into the mic input of my camera
- Off Camera Microphone(plugged into the mic input of my camera?)
- External Audio Recorder such as a Zoom, Tascam, etc.
I'm aware that I could turn off AF and IS to remove these noises. Is that the best method? I have Canon STM lenses that still make audible noises in my video. I'm guessing no matter what the built in microphone will be junk, but I don't know that. I am not looking for broadcast quality audio, or really anything expensive - my budget is quite small for these personal videos(Under $200USD). I am very amateur at avp so please keep that in mind when recommending solutions!