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Ann Bens

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Retain photo native resolution when scale/zoom into photos in premier for quality and not pixelate based on zoomed 1080P render?
by John Norman 9 hours ago
If I import a high resolution photo into Premier and zoom in, Premier first converts the file to 1080P, then zooms in on the 1080P image. This results in heavy distortion at high zoom levels. Is there
Re: Retain photo native resolution when scale/zoom into photos in premier for quality and not pixelate based on zoomed 1080P render?
by Ann Bens 8 hours ago
Turn off Default Scale Framesize in the Preferences General. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
What do you guys find are best Nvidia drivers for Premier CC 2014?
by Vladimir Druts 1 day ago
Hey guys, I've had weird playback issues especially with R3D just being sluggish with some of the latest drivers. I have a GTX Titan and CC 2014. Wondering what the best driver version you guys have f
Re: What do you guys find are best Nvidia drivers for Premier CC 2014?
by Ann Bens 16 hours ago
Sometimes you need to roll back a driver. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
noob quesiton: imported avi file stretched
by Tara Taylor 5 days ago
I'm trying to import an AVI file (converted from VOB) into CS3 and it's stretched vertically (wrong aspect ratio). The footage was shot in 4:3 so that's what I've tried using: DV-NTSC standard 48kHz i
Re: noob quesiton: imported avi file stretched
by Ann Bens 3 days ago
You probably need to interprete the footage to the correct aspect ratio. I think I remember being right click on the clip in the program monitor. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe
Favorite effects titles etc..
by anita sancha 3 days ago
Hi Is there any way to make a folder of favourite effects titles etc... with all my extra plugins... searching for the commonist favourites is getting a bit of a pain.. in a quick click sort of way. I
Re: Favorite effects titles etc..
by Ann Bens 3 days ago
Custom Bin. At the bottom of the Effects window. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
Premiere Pro CS6 and Encore
by Victoria Guzik 4 days ago
Hi, Just edited a wedding video in Premiere Pro cs6 with 8 tracks audio. Tried in two ways using dynamic link to get it into encore. When I go directly from premiere it seems to stop at 50%. When I us
Re: Premiere Pro CS6 and Encore
by Ann Bens 3 days ago
If a song gives trouble make sure its a wav. Export from Premiere with mpeg-2dvd (if source is HD its upper field) and import the two files into Encore. -----------------------------------------------
playback too fast
by Rick van den Berg 5 days ago
Hi, so i've got this problem, when i press space the timeline is playing back way too fast , im aware i can press j,k and l to change the speed of the playback, but i can only get it to playback even
Re: playback too fast
by Ann Bens 5 days ago
When Premiere is acting weird, restart computer then hold down shift+alt while opening Premiere until welcome screen. See if that will help. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certi
Backsave CC 2014 to CC?
by Jimmy Brunger 5 days ago
Does anyone know if how to backsave a PPro CC2014 project to open in CC I've not applied any new features to it and only need to backsave as CC 2014 is not able to ready some of my source h264 MP4 fil
Re: Backsave CC 2014 to CC?
by Ann Bens 5 days ago
Premiere is now on CC14.0.1. It was not an issue for me but I think it has been fixed. Can you mention a NLE that can back save ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert P
Frame hold on SD only holds one field
by Michael Klaumann 6 days ago
I'm in an SD 29.97i project and when I use the Add Frame Hold feature it only holds one field and so you get that interlaced look. I understand fields and it's not jittery but I want it to hold the wh
Re: Frame hold on SD only holds one field
by Ann Bens 6 days ago
Right click on the clip: Field Options Always Deinterlace. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
Is it possible to step forward/backward by field?
by Michael Klaumann 6 days ago
Is this possible in PP
Re: Is it possible to step forward/backward by field?
by Ann Bens 6 days ago
No, but why do you want to do that ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
Jumping to next clip in Project Browser with keyboard shortcut.
by Dustin Bowser 2 weeks ago
One little function that I really miss from my brief FCPX days is the ability to jump to the next clip with a keyboard shortcut when reviewing footage. When watching a clip, you were able to just hit
Re: Jumping to next clip in Project Browser with keyboard shortcut.
by Ann Bens 1 week ago
Up and down arrow is for jumping to the next previous. But you have to set your own shortcut for: select clip at playhead ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premier
tilda full screen
by Neil Christian 3 weeks ago
Hi I am using premier pro and have lost my second monitor for a while so was searching to see what the method of viewing in full screen is. I found a lot of stuff all suggesting g i highlight the view
Re: tilda full screen
by Ann Bens 3 weeks ago
Everybody calls it the tilde key but in fact its the grave key ( ) Ctr+ will give you full screen playback on the first monitor. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert
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Best practice to use ultra key on .MTS footage + intermediate formats
by Lucy Moon 4 weeks ago
Hi. On Premiere Pro Cloud v8.0 Will it make a visible difference if I convert my .MTS greenscreen'd footage to a denser format before pulling a key I'm thinking Prores, only because I used to do that
Re: Best practice to use ultra key on .MTS footage + intermediate formats
by Ann Bens 3 weeks ago
Some people have trouble ingesting avchd. So for those it is important to copy entire card to harddrive and then ingest via Media Browser. If your machine can handle it edit natively. ----------------
Nikon D7100 video choppy.
by Javier Lopez 1 month ago
Hello gentleman, I just recorded a video with my D7100, but after trying all the movie settings and recommended shutter, iso and aperture settings for 24p, 30p and 60i the video is very choppy, stutte
Re: Nikon D7100 video choppy.
by Ann Bens 1 month ago
Try formatting the card in the camera and then make some test shots. See how that will work. I have a 2009 imac and my 7100 files run just perfectly. ----------------------------------------------- Ad
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When do I up-res / up-scale?
by Layne Russell 1 month ago
I have started setting up my "new project" and would like to know more about upping the resolution. I spoke with a pro videographer on the phone and he said it would be good to up-res my project. I ca
Re: When and how do I up-res?
by Ann Bens 1 month ago
I spoke with a pro videographer on the phone and he said it would be good to up-res my project Is it not more likely this videographer said: would not be good. When upscaling SD to in this case HDV re
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SD card corruption issue, Panny G6
by Eric Stishan 2 months ago
I've been shooting weddings and some other freelance gigs (video only) on the Panasonic G6 for about 2 months now and have absolutely loved it. It's a very versatile little camera that does everything
Re: SD card corruption issue, Panny G6
by Ann Bens 2 months ago
Are you using the same card over and over or did you buy a new one to see if it has the same issue. Try a different card reader. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert
reveal in timeline from browser
by Craig Alan 2 months ago
any way to reveal a clip in timeline - one or more uses from browser Mac Pro, macbook pro, Imacs (i7); Canon 5D Mark III 70D, Panasonic AG-HPX170 AG-HPX250P, Canon HV40, Sony Z7U VX2000 PD170; FCP 6 c
Re: reveal in timeline from browser
by Ann Bens 2 months ago
< Click on triangle of a clip under Video Usage or Audio usage. A dropdown menu will navigata to the clip on the timeline. You can also do this from the little Preview Area of the Project Window. -
Video doesn't look like HD quality...why?
by Erin Herbst 2 months ago
Hello all! I'm a novice videographer (just graduated high school!). I've been getting a lot of jobs recently filming local business owners for promotional videos and whatnot. I shoot with my Canon 70D
Re: Video doesn't look like HD quality...why?
by Ann Bens 2 months ago
Dont export with Match sequence settings. You are exporting with a preview codec which is of lower quality. Max render quality is only usefull if you do not have a supported GPU. What is your final pr
From Premiere 7.2.2 to Adobe Premiere 2014 - Problems Day 1
by Tom Laughlin 2 months ago
Ok, so I waited a few days for the dust to settle, and today I made the plunge and updated. To start, Im working with a duplicate project file from a previous CC 7.2.2. project, and I'm at a pause whe
Re: From Premiere 7.2.2 to Adobe Premiere 2014 - Problems Day 1
by Ann Bens 2 months ago
I would finish the project in CC7 and start fresh in CC14. Your presets: you have to export them from CC7 and import them in CC14 ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert
Safe to update from premiere 7.2.2 to CC 2014?
by Tom Laughlin 2 months ago
I'm editing on premiere cc 7.2.2, and the new version came out, any issues or changes or fixes or new features Always nervous updating or upgrading during editing. Let me know your thoughts! Tom Tom L
Re: Safe to update from premiere 7.2.2 to CC 2014?
by Ann Bens 2 months ago
You are good to go. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
mp4 export is squeezing SD video shot in squeeze mode
by Leonard Frankford 3 months ago
I recently shot some footage with an SD 4x3 camcorder using the squeeze mode to make it 16x9. I captured it using the DV widescreen mode and it edited as 16x9. When I went to export an .mp4 I selected
Re: mp4 export is squeezing SD video shot in squeeze mode
by Ann Bens 2 months ago
If you want it for dvd export to mpeg2-dvd, that will honour the widescreen flag. And no re-encoding as you would have had with mp4. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Exp
is it possible to search the timeline in Premiere CC?
by Paul Dougherty 3 months ago
that is find text or find Off-line items Thanks, Paul
Re: is it possible to search the timeline in Premiere CC?
by Ann Bens 3 months ago
Turn on Video Usage and Audio Usage in the Metadata Display of the Project Window. Then go to the clip in the Project Window you want to find on the timeline and twirl down the triangle for Video or A
Mute Individual Video Clips
by zoe griffiths 3 months ago
Hello all, I'm currently switching over from FCP to PrePro CC. While most things work in very similar ways, there are a few things I'm finding hard to locate or use. One of these is the ability to mut
Re: Mute Individual Video Clips
by Ann Bens 3 months ago
Alt click on audio part of the clip, right click and disable. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
Adobe CC log-in issues
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 376 442 That's encouraging! Not. I'm having similar issues just now, but fortunately nothing work dependent. My apps are working fine. Just the CC app won't take
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Re: Adobe CC log-in issues
by Ann Bens 4 months ago
Thanks Todd. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
Mysteriously lost footage Canon 5d iii and Sandisk 32GB 60 mb/s UDMA card
by kevin clark 6 months ago
I shot an event. Video and photos. I reviewed the videos and photos often during the event by playing back in camera. Returned home and the next day I went to dump the footage using FCPX 10.1. No foot
Re: Mysteriously lost footage Canon 5d iii and Sandisk 32GB 60 mb/s UDMA card
by Ann Bens 6 months ago
Card readers dont erase cards. Get a good card reader. Something like Kodac 50 in 1 ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
Zooming and focussing
by Ann Bens 7 months ago
When using a zoom lens for video does one zoom in on the subject, focus and zoom out for good focus. Just like with a videocamera Or are there different rules for dslr. -------------------------------
Re: Zooming and focussing
by Ann Bens 7 months ago
That looks beautiful. I have a look at the lens. Thanks for your input. Some of Nikons lenzes are a bit beyond my budget. Is there much difference between Sigma, Tamron, Samyang and Tokina. ----------
selecting a clip on the timeline that hasmany stacked clips CS5.5
by greg hooper 9 months ago
EDIT - woops this is working now - I've found that posting to a forum is one of the best ways for a problem to disappear. No idea why it wasn't working for 20 minutes, but as soon as I went back from
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Re: selecting a clip on the timeline that hasmany stacked clips CS5.5
by greg hooper 9 months ago
thanks Ann - that's a great and easy tip
How To Work With Older Nikkor Lenses on Canon Rebel Cameras
by Steve Crow 9 months ago
I am just starting to look into using older Nikkor (Nikon) lenses from the 80's on my Canon T2i. These are manual lenses with manual aperture, focus and zoom rings. So my very very basic question is h
Re: How To Work With Older Nikkor Lenses on Canon Rebel Cameras
by Ann Bens 9 months ago
OT: that is some user unfriendly forum. If you do not participate your out... ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
File: feather
by Ann Bens 9 months ago
png file feather on lower third http: f1.creativecow.net 6821 feather
Re: feather
by Ann Bens 9 months ago
lower third gradient feather ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
Working with .MXF files ?
by Soumendra Jena 11 months ago
One of our client has provided us around 50 .MXF files from his videographer and we are new to MXF format files. We tried opening it on our VLC player, but the files dont play. What player do you use
Re: Working with .MXF files ?
by Soumendra Jena 11 months ago
Okay will try now. And what player do you use to view MXF files
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Cannot drag clips on to my timeline
by Ryan Stille 11 months ago
Hi, I just started learning Premiere (I usually use Vegas Movie Studio). I am using a tutorial on Lynda.com. But I can't drag clips onto my timeline! I'm stuck. My cursor changes into a closed hand wi
Re: Cannot drag clips on to my timeline
by Ann Bens 11 months ago
Your timeline says No Sequence. Make a sequence first: Right click in clip in Project Window: Make new sequence from clip. That should do the trick. http: helpx.adobe.com creative-cloud learn start pr
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CANON 6D Focus
by Kristi Smith 1 year ago
Hi I'm new to DSLR's. At my work we have been using a canon 6d to record our video announcements. We focus in close on the the persons face and then zoom out to record them. The reason is we use diffe
Re: CANON 6D Focus
by Ann Bens 1 year ago
You should not zoom in on frame in AE which if I read your post correct that is what you are doing. Zooming in in AE is scaling up. Scaling up means loss of quality. Making different compositions of t
DVD created with Premier Pro and Encore from Canon 700D is pixelated
by Costas Damianou 1 year ago
Hi I was wondering if anyone can help solve an issue I am experiencing. I am filming with a Canon 700D 1920X1080 30fps I input all my footage into Premier Pro CS5.5 To create a timeline, I right click
Re: DVD created with Premier Pro and Encore from Canon 700D is pixelated
by Ann Bens 1 year ago
I never used DL as i find that I have more control over encoding in Premiere than in Encore. Anyway in the export settings you can set the fields. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe
PC File Transfer Software (with Checksum)
by Jonas Bendsen 1 year ago
I am currently using TeraCopy to transfer files. I have been relatively happy with it, but sometimes it runs pretty slow(much slower than simply copy pasting the same file in Windows Explorer), and so
Re: PC File Transfer Software (with Checksum)
by Ann Bens 1 year ago
Obvious Teracopy does not work correct. What do you consider large files If you are using LAN, check that first. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6
please, question about the stoik capturer
by Katerina Anachioti 1 year ago
good evening to all, in my first post i was asking for a video capture utility to capture from old vhs cassettes to dvd via the magix usb video capture device i have just found the stoik capturer util
Re: please, question about the stoik capturer
by Ann Bens 1 year ago
AVS Video converter is not a very good choice. It converts to avi with the divx or xvid codec: difficult to edit maybe inpossible (dont use Vegas) Mpeg gets re encoded when tranfering to dvd: meaning
please, i need a video capture utility for analog video
by Katerina Anachioti 1 year ago
hi to all, i am katerina anachioti from greece and i feel really very lucky that i found your excellent forum i am trying to transfer some old vhs pal video cassettes but it seems that the magix usb d
Re: please, i need a video capture utility for analog video
by Ann Bens 1 year ago
What you need is a converter like Grass Valley, they work over firewire. They are the best. http: www.grassvalley.com products converters A usb converter is know to have out of sync issues. ----------
Adjustment layer - basic motion controls dont work
by Ley Wilson 1 year ago
In Premiere Pro CS6 I was tryin to use the adjustment layer over several shots and tried to use the motion controls to gradually push in on all the shots (as a whole) under the layer adjustment. Howev
Re: Adjustment layer - basic motion controls dont work
by Ann Bens 1 year ago
You need to apply an effect to the adjustment layer in order to see changes to the fixed effects. Altering the fixed effects of an justment layer works but you wont see it as the adjustment layer is t
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Video: Piet & Paard
by Pepijn Klijs 4 years ago
Piet & Paard Short film about an olympic world champion horse-jumping, who's retiring and watching his son on a horse. Shot on RED, edited in FCP. I translate this version. watch demo reel
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Re: Piet & Paard
by Wayne Van der Horst 4 years ago
Geweldig stuk. Erg inspirerend. Alleen de splitcam brak voor mij het beeld even, maar de shots die erna kwamen maakte alles weer goed. dikke 10+
25P Mysteries
by Dale Roberts 1 year ago
Hi there... I just posted in Premiere but realise its probably better suited here... I'm about to shoot a job in 1080P 25 for web and bluray. Everything is fine in Premiere but I just realised there i
Re: 25P Mysteries
by Ann Bens 1 year ago
http: forums.creativecow.net thread 205 877775 ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 Adobe Community Professional
Dynamic Link Between Creative Cloud And Creative Suite Applications?
by David Lawrence 1 year ago
Will Dynamic Link work between Creative Cloud And Creative Suite Applications I want to use the next version of Premier Pro but it's unlikely I will subscribe to the entire Creative Cloud collection f
Re: Dynamic Link Between Creative Cloud And Creative Suite Applications?
by Ann Bens 1 year ago
If I decide to keep Premiere Pro as a single application rental, will Dynamic Link continue to work between it and my CS6 applications No. DL only works between apps from the same bundle. ------------
Photoshop CS4 License
by Ben Strasser 2 years ago
Unfortunately while I had frequently saved my Disk 1 to an external hard drive I just realized that after doing so recently I also De-Fragged Disk 1 on Mac Pro using Drive Genius 3. Next time I tried
Re: Photoshop CS4 License
by Ann Bens 2 years ago
Did you check your Adobe account. If you registered there you will find your serial nr. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 Adobe Community Professi
Ann Bens 2 years ago
Wow Andrew. Great work this Premiere Pro series.


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