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Colourist/ Post Production Specialist
with 30 years of production / online / FX / Dailies and Mastering experience.
Member Since:
December 4th 2006
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Resolve 11 NTSC Capture
by Dave Pickett 3 weeks ago
Yes, that's right NTSC. I just installed beta 11 on a new Mac Pro running 10.9.3 3 GHz 8-Core Intel Xeon E5 AMD FirePro D700 6144 MB I have successfully been able to view the output of a DVW-A500 via
Re: Resolve 11 NTSC Capture
by Joseph Owens 3 weeks ago
Dave Pickett "via Resolve Live using UltraStudio Mini Recorder to Thunderbolt " Which you would think would behave like "Capture Now" in Final Cut. I'd be tempted to use the Blackmagic Media Express
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Color shift from DaVinci to YouTube
by Mike Jenkins 3 weeks ago
Hi Forum, I'm having issues maintaining consistency in my skintones across various exports. I use a well-calibrated monitor and on my system four different versions of the same color grade appear to h
Re: Color shift from DaVinci to YouTube
by Joseph Owens 3 weeks ago
Michael Cinquin "I lost interest in this matter)." Mike Jenkins "I use a well-calibrated monitor and on my system four different versions of the same color grade appear to have different skintones. "
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Marc Wielage liked this 3 weeks ago
object passing in the front
by Cesar Mendonca 4 weeks ago
Hi guys, I'm correcting a scene and a woman passes in the foreground and sweeps across my image. How can I create a mask that will disable all other corrections while she passes cheers and thanx for t
Re: object passing in the front
by Joseph Owens 4 weeks ago
Sascha Haber "The easiest is to use a second track in which you... &tc." Or a tracked power window in the appropriate shape. jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wil
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Marc Wielage liked this 3 weeks ago
Premature Scene Detect
by Andrew Akada 4 weeks ago
I was just using scene detect in DaVinci Resolve. The clip was rendered out of After Effects and it is about 18 minutes in length. Overall, the process worked without a hitch and I was able to scrub t
Re: Premature Scene Detect
by Joseph Owens 4 weeks ago
Sascha Haber "Bringing in cuts separately locks them to their in and out points (no transition possible)" Using scene-detect is very rare for my usual workflow, but recently worked through a 117-minu
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A perfect storm
by Paul Nordin 2 months ago
Clearly gods of technology have released the dogs of conforming. I just finished an XML based conform of a feature from Premiere Pro CC to Resolve 10.1.5, and for the first time I am not having to spe
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Kevin Cannon liked this 2 months ago
Re: A perfect storm
by Joseph Owens 2 months ago
Kevin Cannon "I'm gonna throw the whole place a party" A virtual party. I thought that was what this is. Yeah, currently working a project FCP7-originated comprising 90% 23.98 footage cut on a 1440x1
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Film Noir Grade tips
by Darren Coombes 2 months ago
Does anyone have any tips in making a film noir look with Resolve Looking for something more than just desat and curves. Thanks.
Re: Film Noir Grade tips
by Joseph Owens 2 months ago
LIke we've got a mutual fan club thing going. The RGB mixer is a fun tool -- don't just settle for sat = 0%. Uncheck preserve luminance levels and then re-mix the RGB contributions. Real Black&White s
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Premiere footage conformed to 23.976 importing as 29.97
by John Carrithers 2 months ago
Hello, I have a project I'm trying to import into Davinci Resolve Lite from Premiere. It has several dolly shots I shot at 29.97 and conformed in premiere to 23.976 using the interpret footage option
Re: Premiere footage conformed to 23.976 importing as 29.97
by Joseph Owens 2 months ago
John Carrithers "I shot at 29.97 and conformed in premiere to 23.976 using the interpret footage option " I assume your source footage is still 29.97, probably because whatever Premiere interprets it
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How can I fix an iris opening/closing in Resolve
by Mark Longchamps 2 months ago
I grade a lot of reality TV and the camera people are constantly opening and closing the iris on the camera. This makes the shot lighter darker. Is there a way to have the Resolve fix this luma change
Re: How can I fix an iris opening/closing in Resolve
by Joseph Owens 2 months ago
Yes, dealing with this all the time. No AUTO. There really are at least three types of exposure trajectory. Manual twist, auto-iris (which usually bounces and settles), and then there are the electron
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Is the new EVGA 780 6GB card a no-brainer for Resolve?
by Paul Nordin 2 months ago
I'm in the process of upgrading my aging MacPro (2009) with 2 new processors (6core each), 48gb of faster RAM, and new GPI cards (TBD). Big thanks to Jake Blackstone for outlining this upgrade on RedU
Re: Is the new EVGA 780 6GB card a no-brainer for Resolve?
by Joseph Owens 2 months ago
You will have to move to Mavericks to support the Titan Black and update all your drivers and CUDA. The OS 10.9.3 update broke nvidia support for the Titans (which worked for a while in 10.9.2) but ne
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VFX shots. Grade before or after?
by MichaelMaier 1 year ago
I'm wondering what's the best procedure with VFX shots. If you should grade the plates and then send to VFX or grade after the VFX shots are finished I would think grading the finished VFX shot would
Re: VFX shots. Grade before or after?
by Joseph Owens 1 year ago
I will grade wherever in the workflow that it makes sense. If the VFX have not been done yet or maybe we don't even know this is going to be an FX shot, or maybe because I'm the first stop after pictu
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Jan Lucanus liked this 2 months ago
Keyframe shape PowerCurve
by Dave Jenkins 2 months ago
I am trying to track a PowerCurve drawn shape but the track keep losing the objects shape. I want to manually correct the shape but I can't get it to work. I went to Frame mode but when I change the d
Re: Keyframe shape PowerCurve
by Joseph Owens 2 months ago
Sometimes it boils down to six of one, half dozen of the other. As the Mocha trainers advise, you have to start thinking like an animator. Roto is cruel and unusual punishment at the best of times, so
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Marc Wielage liked this 2 months ago
Hourly Rates, Billing, etc.
by andrew smith 3 years ago
I am curious to hear some opinions about working freelance on an hourly pay scale as opposed to a flat day rate. Mostly just curious to hear what advice people have or time tracking apps widgets peopl
Re: Hourly Rates, Billing, etc.
by Joseph Owens 3 years ago
How can one compete Gee, Kim... You of all people ;-) Easy! Offer a cheap crappy, free audio mix with the grade. Too obvious It's a good question, though, with commodity software and hardware having b
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Marc Wielage liked this 2 months ago
Resolve 10 Crashes My System
by Dave Williams 3 months ago
I have Resolve 10 and when I log in it crashes my system. Not all the time and its totally random. I am on Maverick now and its been doing it for awhile even on 9.6. Anyone else having this problem
Re: Resolve 10 Crashes My System
by Joseph Owens 3 months ago
Suspicions are coming around to memory. I started getting these a while back -- at first one suspects a lot of things -- I had a second unrelated license dongle installed (for MacCaption) which, when
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Marc Wielage liked this 3 months ago
Building grading system: What the pros say, low budget realities & true accuracy you can get.
by Gabriel Bergeron 2 years ago
Hi guys, I did a lot of reading and research to help me build an affordable grading system. (hardware wise) But I must say the more and more I read the more I got confused. Why OK, first here's my pla
Re: Building grading system: What the pros say, low budget realities & true accuracy you can get.
by Joseph Owens 2 years ago
Gabriel Bergeron "I'll have floating white points with a plasma which seems like a dealbreaker." Speaking of things that float. You are looking for a reference monitor. No consumer monitor, whether i
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Marc Wielage liked this 3 months ago
OT: So anyway, 4K
by Tim Wilson 4 months ago
Leaving the 4K hating for other threads in other forums...I know that a number of you are ACTUALLY WORKING with 4K and 5K right now. What's the story -- Are you working with it in native 4K 5k -- Asid
Re: OT: So anyway, 4K
by Joseph Owens 4 months ago
Wondering what qualifies as "hating" 4K Going back to the old VHS vs. Betamax contest annoys me. How so The question for me is - What is "4K " Consumer 3840 or Cinema 4096 Not much difference Only whe
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Marc Wielage liked this 4 months ago
some small requests :)
by Andy Winter 4 months ago
dear bm! i really like the new split screen selected clips feature, but i think the white border marking the chosen clip is too bold, it is kinda distracting when comparing two shots. AND: the reframi
Re: some small requests :)
by Joseph Owens 4 months ago
Andy Winter "sometimes by simply viewing and hopping from clip to clip resolve just quits without an error-code." Yep. Been tying to track this down for a couple of years now. Mostly happens if I rew
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Marc Wielage liked this 4 months ago
cannot feather a custom power window?
by Stephen Franciosa 4 months ago
Ive created a custom power window and I cannot seem to find how to feather the window in resolve 10. seems to work fine with circle and square.
Re: cannot feather a custom power window?
by Joseph Owens 4 months ago
There are softness Inside Outside sliders in the dialog box to the right of the shape selector. Drag them to some positive factor and you will see that each vertex also has its own inside outside adju
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JVC DT-E21L4 & Resolve 10
by Sam Aswat 4 months ago
Hi there, I have finally purchased a broadcast monitor (JVC DT-E21L4) to use with Davinci Resolve 10 for grading. I have an iMac, and have connected the JVC monitor to my iMac using a HDMI cable. What
Re: JVC DT-E21L4 & Resolve 10
by Joseph Owens 4 months ago
Sam Aswat "What else do I need to do to get this setup working " http: www.blackmagicdesign.com support Select your OS, Product Series (Resolve) and Product (Resolve software) Download the Configurat
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Marc Wielage liked this 4 months ago
Compositing and tracking
by Jonathan Bigler 4 months ago
Hi all, now that DaVinci Resolve has audio support, and editting features, we started using it as an online tool (put everything together, graded shots, audio and animated graphics). I know it's a col
Re: Compositing and tracking
by Joseph Owens 4 months ago
Jonathan Bigler "But is it possible to do that using DaVinci's tracker Can I track an animated graphic so it follows the camera moves I don't manage..." Not really intended to be a compositing packag
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fyi FCP X and pricing
by Craig Alan 4 months ago
From Apple education rep concerning yearly site licenses: 10.1 is not a new version. 10.1 is what we call a dot update i.e. 10.1, 10.2 etc. These are free. If we deployed a new version i.e. Final Cut
Re: fyi FCP X and pricing
by Joseph Owens 4 months ago
I'm fine with all of this, especially if Apple starts insisting on using Bitcoin as a universal medium of value exchange. WHAT!!!! You aren't already using this new paradigm Dinosaur!!!!. The "gold-le
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Shawn Miller liked this 4 months ago


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