Getting back to the mike setup, this is one of the toughest questions in recording.
Another way to do it is to go with three or four mikes, using two overheads and one or two bass drum mikes.
A classic setup is two stereo condenser overhead microphones. Pick a point about 18 inches out from the drummers head. Then place the mikes two-three feet apart from that point, pointing slightly outward. The mikes should be a foot from the closest drum. The more outward facing the mikes are the more the stereo imaging will tend to put the snare in the middle and the toms panning left and right. You can then experiment with placing the mikes further or closer apart.
Sound pressure levels on drums are extremely high, especially kicks. Usually dynamic mikes are used for kick drums (you can use dynamics for the whole kit, too). Often there is one floor mic angled up toward the front head of the bass drum. Sometimes it’s coupled with a mike angled down toward the beater. The front mike is put out of phase due to the contradictory angles. Or sometimes, one mike is put in side the head, when there is a port on the front head.
Good articles here
on the Heil Microphone site.
And, here’s a downloadable PDF from Shure. http://www.shure.com/idc/groups/.../us_pro_mic_techniques_drums_ea.pdf