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Resolve 11 beta crash
by Ron Pestes 3 months ago
I have installed Resolve 11 but have 2 problems. One, it does not see my cuda card and I get a warning at launch. It is the NVIDIA Quadro 3000M card in a Dell M6600. Second, the program crashes every
Re: Resolve 11 beta crash
by Ron Pestes 3 months ago
Problem fixed. It was the way I installed the updated video driver. I did not uninstall the old one and it caused conflicts with the new one. Once I uninstalled properly and then updated it worked fin
Resolve 11 release?
by Ron Pestes 3 months ago
I was wondering when Resolve 11 will release. It is advertised on their site in detail but the download is still for version 10. Any timeline of the release date ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM600 Dell
Re: Resolve 11 release?
by Ron Pestes 3 months ago
I wonder if the NLE will start replacing others that are subscription based or cost money. In a year or two it could be a polished application. That would change the playing field as far as editing is
JVC, it's time to man up!
by Ron Pestes 4 months ago
JVC, why don't you support this forum Look at all the questions listed here that have no answers. Many users of your fine cameras still need help but you just sit there and don't say a word. Give us s
Which codec is better
by Ron Pestes 5 months ago
In the new release of 3.0 firmware that is coming for the HM-600 and 650 I was wondering if the new H.264 or the old .mp4 codec will give the best quality. Thoughts... ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM60
Resolve can't find files
by Ron Pestes 9 months ago
When I export out of PP 6 as a FCP XML Resolve says it can't find the files and asks if I want to search. I export to my desktop or to the file that has the project but get the same problem. How do I
Re: Resolve can't find files
by Ron Pestes 9 months ago
I think I got it. Had to set the scratch disks first. Thanks for your help! This is my first attempt at Resolve. ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM600 Dell M6600 Adobe CS6 Production Premium MacBook Pro A
.MOV clips broken into small clips
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
I have an HM600 and shoot in the .mov wrapper. When I import the footage, long clips are broken into smaller 13 gig files. I can have several files from a one hour seminar shoot. Is there a way to kee
Re: .MOV clips broken into small clips
by Ron Pestes 10 months ago
OK, say I shoot for one hour straight with never stopping the camera. It will make a new clip every 13 gig of recording which is about 12 to 13 minutes if I remember correctly. My old Sony EX-3 did th
GY-HM650U ... a simple physical measurement needed.
by Ty Ford 10 months ago
Hi, I'm thinking about getting the GY-HM650U. I have a small iPad prompter rig that only works if the camera mounted is less than 8.5 inches from the threaded mounting hole to the front of the lens. I
Re: GY-HM650U ... a simple physical measurement needed.
by Ron Pestes 10 months ago
I use Premier Pro for editing and the Ultra Key feature works great, just drag and drop. Very little adjusting or fine tuning. The 600 is the same as the 650 except for streaming and recording in two
Sharecropping, tithes, land ownership, morons and tenants.
by Aindreas Gallagher 11 months ago
If we choose, now, to surrender all tool ownership across photography, illustration, motion graphics, web design and print design - to describe the areas where the adobe corporation hold near monopoly
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Jim Wiseman liked this 11 months ago
Re: Sharecropping, tithes, land ownership, morons and tenants.
by Ron Pestes 11 months ago
Dare I say Adobe is the modern day Communist state ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM600 Dell M6600 Adobe CS6 Production Premium MacBook Pro Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2
Not able to adjust Color Matrix on JVC HM600
by Beau Brotherton 11 months ago
Very weird thing on this new little camera we just bought. I m not able to adjust the Color Matrix for some reason. I m able to get into that menu and the levels move and everything. So it is NOT grey
Re: Not able to adjust Color Matrix on JVC HM600
by Ron Pestes 11 months ago
You should be able to see the change on the LCD. It may be that you need to get a warrantee service. Make sure you have a colorful subject in the viewfinder and then when you cycle through the options
What if CC gets hacked
by Ron Pestes 11 months ago
I don't know if this has come up before but what happens if the CC software itself gets hacked and then downloaded with the update OOOPS! Guess everyone is screwed right out of business and who knows
Re: What if CC gets hacked
by Andrew Kimery 11 months ago
Chris Pettit "being connected to the internet is not the same as being connected to a SAAS solution, or even a frequently updated "download and install" solution, would you agree " I think being onli
sort order
by Ron Pestes 11 months ago
I renamed all my files in one file but they list alphabetically in the browser in PP. How do I change it to display them by original shot number which is still in the metadata so they will be in the c
Re: sort order
by Ron Pestes 11 months ago
Hmm, I am using version 6 but don't see those marks. Are they selectable in the user settings ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM600 Dell M6600 Adobe CS6 Production Premium MacBook Pro Apple Certified Mast
setting up Extensions
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
I just watched a demo online on using Plural Eyes 3 and they sent the timeline to it by clicking on the Extensions link under the Window menu in PP. How do I get Plural Eyes to list under the Extentio
What does Adobe Bridge do for me in regards to a video post workflow?
by Don Walker 1 year ago
I've been editing for 27 years, in the last two years I moved from FCP 7 to X. I am learning PP CC, because a potential client has an all PC shop that uses Adobe exclusively. I must confess, I really
Re: What does Adobe Bridge do for me in regards to a video post workflow?
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
I usually keep it open in the background and use it to preview clips and do batch rename. I preview clips there because you don't have to drag them into a bin and then delete them if you decide you do
Speed change to freeze frame
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
How do I take a clip, start at 100% speed and then slow it down to a freeze frame I tried the speed remap tools but it only takes a clip down to 1%. Also, if I drag the keyframe halves very far apart
Re: Speed change to freeze frame
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
Excellent, thank you! ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM600 Dell M6600 Adobe CS6 Production Premium MacBook Pro Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2
CC already pirated
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
So now that we know that Photoshop CC was pirated the day after release does this mean PP will be next And if so, does this mean that CC has already failed Comments... ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM60
Re: CC already pirated
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
My bottom line is why anyone likes being put in jail. People are marching off willingly to trap themselves. Reminds me of a bunch of sheep or lemmings. ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM600 Dell M6600 Ado
New York Times article
by Mike Jeffs 1 year ago
http: www.nytimes.com 2013 07 04 technology personaltech photoshop-cc-turns-software-into-a-monthly-rental.html pagewanted=all&_r=0 Thoughts. Mike Jeffs Video Coordinator BYU-Idaho
Re: New York Times article
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
If things continue as they are I will wait a year or two still using CS6 and then jump to Avid. As some of you may recall, Adobe was all sugar and cream when Apple screwed us and said they listened to
Decision to make
by Rich Rubasch 1 year ago
So I have the mailer for the special price on the Teams version of CC at $39 mo per seat for a limited time. We all know it's going to go up. I think I saw a deal for $29 mo introductory for individua
Re: Decision to make
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
I don't understand the buy out argument. It seems that is just kicking the ball down the field for awhile. You still end up locked out, just at a later date with newer software that will itself get ou
Uninstall CS 6 or does CC update remove it?
by Chris Borjis 1 year ago
Just curious if the CC installer when released monday, will uninstall CS 6 as an option or if it has to be done before upgrading.
Re: Uninstall CS 6 or does CC update remove it?
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
If you uninstall CS6 won't you lose access to your old projects if you stop subscribing to CC ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM600 Dell M6600 Adobe CS6 Production Premium MacBook Pro Apple Certified Mast
Adobe releases Lightroom 5
by Derek Andonian 1 year ago
Amidst all the excitement over the new Mac Pro, the official release of the last creative app made by Adobe that can be purchased perpetually went largely unnoticed: http: www.cnet.com.au adobe-releas
Re: Adobe releases Lightroom 5
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
Ok, thanks for all the explanations. Great insight from all of you. ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM600 Dell M6600 Adobe CS6 Production Premium MacBook Pro Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2
recommended GY-HM700U resolution, bit and frame rates for dance recital
by Keith Betts 1 year ago
Shooting a 2 hours + dance recital with the JVC GY-HM700U camcorder. Final product will be a standard definition DVD. I have shot at the 1280 X 720 resolution size in the past but never in full HD 192
Re: recommended GY-HM700U resolution, bit and frame rates for dance recital
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
Personally I would shoot it in 1080 60i. It will have smoother motion in "I" whereas "p" will be more strobe looking. If you want graceful and smooth shoot interlaced. There will be many who disagree
5 year buyout not good enough
by andy lewis 1 year ago
Part of the reason for switching to a subscription model (from the company's perspective) is that you lower the barrier to entry. This is largely psychological, no Especially as adobe are really pushi
Re: 5 year buyout not good enough
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
Kris, we are talking about CC projects not opening if we stop paying. Those projects would be dead as things stand now. ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM600 Dell M6600 Adobe CS6 Production Premium MacBoo
Multi-Cam Audio Missing
by Dan Chapman 1 year ago
In PPro CS6. I'm trying to edit with a two-camera multicam music performance with separately recorded stereo audio. Everything syncs up nicely with PluralEyes, but when I make my multi-tracks, PPro is
Re: Multi-Cam Audio Missing
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
I have not tried that but I think it should be the same. Not sure though. ronpesteshdvideo.com JVC GY-HM600 Dell M6600 Adobe CS6 Production Premium MacBook Pro Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2
Adobe: Thanks for being no better that Apple...
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
A couple years ago Apple had a big reveal at NAB (off site) to showcase FCP X. Everyone went bananas cheering and thinking the second coming of video editing had arrived. Then when it was released we
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David Lawrence liked this 1 year ago
Re: Adobe: Thanks for being no better that Apple...
by James Culbertson 1 year ago
walter biscardi "And it truly HAS been a rapid improvement which completely validates the Adobe switch to Creative Cloud. It puts them on equal footage as the Apple App Store to get new features out
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Ron Pestes liked this 1 year ago
If Apple Can do it, Why Can't Adobe?
by Jim Wiseman 1 year ago
Walter Soyka: FCPX has had 8 dot releases in 2 years, most of which were feature-bearing, some of which offered really huge, workflow-changing features.< That's an average of four year. I'm not tie
Re: If Apple Can do it, Why Can't Adobe?
by Tom Daigon 1 year ago
Herb Sevush "So one question to ask is whether having a quicker release schedule is worth the uncertainty of not having a perpetual license." And the answer from thousands of loyal users is "HECK NO"
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Ron Pestes liked this 1 year ago
So who thinks CC only is a GOOD idea?
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
By now we know who doesn't like the idea, but who here, apart from Walter, thinks that what Adobe are doing is a good or even an acceptable idea Steve Connor There's nothing we can't argue about on th
Re: So who thinks CC only is a GOOD idea?
by Jim Wiseman 1 year ago
@ Paul Neumann: The tools I'll need in the future could just as easily be provided in a Perpetual annual license model. Adobe seems to be the only major software company to go this far out on a limb,
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Ron Pestes liked this 1 year ago
New firmware for HM600
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
The new firmware version 2.0 can be found here. http: pro.jvc.com prof attributes features.jsp model_id=MDL102153 I am not sure why it is not listed on their firmware update page. ronpesteshdvideo.com
Why do we get no response in this forum?
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
The title is self explanatory. Why are there so many questions here but no response even from the moderators Is anybody out there ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2 JVC GY-HM600 Mac
Re: Why do we get no response in this forum?
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
OK, now I'm confused. This is posted in the Creative Cow JVC camera deck forum. Why are you referring to the Tricaster forum ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2 JVC GY-HM600 MacBook
File can't open
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
I recently had my computer crash. The project had been saved and their are several versions to goto but I can't open the current version because of an "The project could not be loaded, it may be damag
Re: File can't open
by Chris Tompkins 1 year ago
Can you go to the most recent auto saved version Chris
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Ron Pestes liked this 1 year ago
Will Resolve work with this setup?
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
Hello, I downloaded the free version of Resolve but after I installed it and tried to open it, it said I did not have a licenced dongle attached. Why do I need that This is supposed to be the free ver
Re: Will Resolve work with this setup?
by Ron Pestes 1 year ago
Yes, I went to the DaVinci page and clicked on the link for Resolve lite for Windows. I tried it twice. ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2 JVC GY-HM600 MacBook Pro Dell M6600 Adobe
News: JVC’S New GY-HM600 Series Prohd Mobile News Cameras Approved By The European Broadcast Union
by Cow News Droid 2 years ago
The Latest Cameras from JVC Professional Meet European Standards for News and Journalism (London, UK--February 13, 2013) JVC Professional Europe Ltd. is pleased to announce that both the recently rele
Re: News: JVC’S New GY-HM600 Series Prohd Mobile News Cameras Approved By The European Broadcast Union
by Ron Pestes 2 years ago
Great article. I was looking for someone who had the best settings figured out for this camera. I have changed several settings in my 600 as a result. ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro F
XD cam transfer suddenly giving Error Scanning Device message
by delaney ruston 2 years ago
Help I updated from Mac to Mountain lion and FCP is still at 7 and when i tried to import BPAV folder using xdcam transfer 2.12, it gives the error below. Help I am desperate, what to try Thank you to
Re: XD cam transfer suddenly giving Error Scanning Device message
by Ron Pestes 2 years ago
Is XDCAM Transfer available for Windows ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2 Sony EX-3 MacBook Pro Dell M6600 Adobe CS6 Production Premium
Something big for XDCAM July 26?
by Craig Seeman 2 years ago
Something big for XDCAM July 26 http: pro.sony.com bbsc ssr micro-xdcam
Re: XDCAM-PMW200 MPEG422HD
by Ron Pestes 2 years ago
I wish they would have dropped the SXS card and gone with cheaper more reliable SDHC cards. My EX-3 is limited by how many SXS cards I can afford. ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2
Firmware question
by Ron Pestes 2 years ago
I am still using firmware version 1.04. Do the updates offer anything besides more reliability with the SDHC cards Trying to decide if it worth a few hundred bucks to send it to Sony to update. And no
Re: Firmware question
by Ron Pestes 2 years ago
Thanks for the fine details Ian. That is exactly what I was looking for! ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2 Sony EX-3 MacBook Pro Dell M6600 Adobe CS6 Production Premium
CS6 and no Library Media Buttons
by Chris Tompkins 2 years ago
Un-installed CS5.5 Installed CS6 Mac OS 10.6 Encore, Loaded the second media disc for media content for Encore. I don't have any buttons... I don't understand this. Any guidance here please Here a pic
Re: CS6 and no Library Media Buttons
by Ron Pestes 2 years ago
The only problem is that I can't find it on the 5.5 disc either. The content disc just has a bunch of PDF's in different languages but I can not find anything about extra content even though the disc
Red frames in export
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
I compressed a XDCAM EX 1080 60i .mov file sent over from FCP and some of the clips have flashing red sections that totally hides the video. What could be causing this The file is fine before compress
Re: Red frames in export
by Malte Ketelsen 11 months ago
I'm getting the same issues with Media Encoder CC. My workflow is AMA SxS card (footage is in XDCAM HD 1080 50i) into Avid Media Composer 6, edit, and export as XDCAM HD 1080 50i mxf file into a watch
NX5 vs EX1r - Nightclub / events shooting, possible making a fly on wall doc?
by Steve Mullins 3 years ago
I currently use a Z1 for mostly event videography, largely in nightclubs. The low light of the Z1 is just about above average (if gain is set to 18db - so too grainy for TV, but with encoding to mpg4,
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Re: NX5 vs EX1r - Nightclub / events shooting, possible making a fly on wall doc?
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
I have used both cameras and own an EX-3. The EX-1 wins in my opinion because it is much better in low light with less noise and a smoother shadow detail. It also has focus stops instead of spinning t
3d axis not visable
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
When I click the 3d icon in the timeline the tutorial says I should see red, green and blue arrows in the composition. These do not show up. What have I missed ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Mas
Re: 3d axis not visable
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
The arrows show up on the lower left side but the tutorial shows them in the middle of the panel along with the anchor point. I see neither in the panel itself, just the arrows at the left lower edge.
picture profile Suggestions
by segun olorunnisomo 3 years ago
HELLO, i wonder if anyone has any nice picture profile suggestions to share. i shoot mainly outdoors and sometimes have problems with the picture quality, the images appear too bright when viewed on t
Re: picture profile Suggestions
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
Goto http: marvelsfilm.wordpress.com 2009 02 18 marvels-ex1-and-ex3-profile-settings-for-filmic-look I have been using this profile for a long time and it works great. It tones down the blown out whit
Sony 16GB SDHC card
by William Mims 3 years ago
Has anyone else had trouble formatting the new Sony SDHC (class 10) card for the EX 3s Before I return it to B&H I am wondering if there is something else I should try. The camera and my Sony clip Bro
Re: Sony 16GB SDHC card
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
Do you have the current firmware That can cause the problem. ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2 Sony EX-3 MacBook Pro Dell M6600 New convert to Adobe CS5.5 Production Premium
XDCAM transfer question
by jp croft 3 years ago
I am brand new to the XDCAM EX format. I copied the BPAV by dragging it to my external hard drive icon. It transfered ok...I think. The BPAV folder shows up there. I now know I should use clip browser
Re: XDCAM transfer question
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
Drag the complete BPAV folder into XDCAM Transfer. Then you should see your clips and be able to change them to .mov files. I just use Transfer without going the Clipbrowser route but many people will
Shooting 1080p or 1080I for SD DVD Delivery
by Dave Graack 3 years ago
I am about to shoot a three camera fitness video using Sony EX1Rs. The delivery format will be standard definition DVD. I am not sure what format is best to capture in 1080p, 1080i or 720p. I know thi
Re: Shooting 1080p or 1080I for SD DVD Delivery
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
I have always used Compressor. ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2 Sony EX-3 MacBook Pro Dell M6600 New convert to Adobe CS5.5 Production Premium
Compress in Adobe Media Encoder and use in Studio Pro?
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
I tried exporting a sequence from Premiere Pro using Media Encoder and then importing the files into DVD Studio PRo but I got a message saying "incompatable format". The video file is a .m2v file just
Re: Compress in Adobe Media Encoder and use in Studio Pro?
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
OK, everything is working now. Thanks everyone for your help. ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2 Sony EX-3 MacBook Pro Dell M6600 New convert to Adobe CS5.5 Production Premium
AME to DVD Studio Pro not working
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
I tried exporting a sequence from Premiere Pro using Media Encoder and then importing the files into Apple DVD Studio PRo but I got a message saying "incompatable format". The video file is a .m2v fil
No menus or buttons
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
I am using Encore for the first time. It is part of my Production Premium Suite. I have the discs and also installed from a download but when I open Encore I don't have any menus or buttons etc in the
Re: No menus or buttons
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
Yes, of course! ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2 Sony EX-3 MacBook Pro Dell M6600 New convert to Adobe CS5.5 Production Premium
AE crashing with warp stabilizer
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
I just started using AE but it crashes every time when I drop the warp stabilizer on a clip. I have 13 gig of RAM assingned and a multi threaded quad core on a new window 7 system with all updates ins
Re: AE crashing with warp stabilizer
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
Yes, I am the administrator and I have all updates installed. ronpesteshdvideo.com Apple Certified Master Pro FCS 2 Sony EX-3 MacBook Pro Dell M6600 New convert to Adobe CS5.5 Production Premium
Compressor crash
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
I compressed several projects and then all of a sudden I got a message saying "Failed: 3x crash service down". This appears in the History panel on the right side where it usually says "processing". A
Re: Compressor crash
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
Yes, it works with the Youtube preset and if I export the sequence then import it into Compressor my normal preset works too. But when I send it straight from the timeline it fails. Not sure what to t
AVCHD to EX codec
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
Is it possible to take an AVCHD file from an NX 5 and convert it in AME to Sony EX codec so I have matching files I don't see any correct presets when I drag the file into AME. ronpesteshdvideo.com Ap
FCP will not export
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
Final Cut Pro suddenly stopped exporting or sending timelines to Compressor. Have repaired permissions, and used the compressor repair tool and trashed the compressor p-list. It has just now started e
Re: FCP will not export
by Michael Gissing 3 years ago
I prefer to export a self contained quicktime with current settings before going to Compressor. It means FCP isn't tied up whilst Compressor is working in the background and it seems more stable as we
Send to Compressor only works for audio
by Ron Pestes 3 years ago
When I send a sequence to Compressor it only compresses the audio but when it tries to do the video for a DVD it hangs up and will not start. The drive shows no activity. I have used Compressor Repair


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