I'm thinking about getting an external microphone for my Canon EOS 7D (since the built-in one isn't very good.) Nothing pro, but something that gives better audio quality. Suggestions?
I'm using the Audio Technica Pro 24 CM. It has a nice short curled lead that fits snugly over the camera, a hot-shoe shock mount and I've gotten good results with it. It's not 'pro', it doesn't feature XLR but it's practical and reasonable.