Unless you’re making a movie about tornadoes or the sea, wind is not good. Heck, even when you’re making a movie about tornadoes or the sea, wind is not good. You don’t actually want wind, especially the audio department. What audio wants, is to put the sound of the wind in during post production. However, sometimes, it just can’t be helped; so, here are a couple of mics that are great in the wind:
Sennheiser MD 46. This hand-held microphone is phenomenal in loud situations. Whether you’re talking wind, loud music, traffic, whatever, this microphone will sound clean and crisp. The microphone was specifically designed for interviews in loud environments, and maximizes it’s cardioid audio receiving design.
Schoeps CMIT 5. This shotgun microphone is industry standard for a reason! Light weight, dependable, and squeaky clean audio capture make it a must have! Coupled with our zeppelin and faux-fur wind cover, you’ll have no problem battling the elements.