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Ali Quintana

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June 15th 2012
349 Posts
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Shopping Mall presentation Video
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
Hi Every one, I need to produce a shopping mall video, I foresee white balance problems as the place is loaded with different colors light and also big windows wth dayligh shining in. What would be th
Re: Shopping Mall presentation Video
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
Correct, the shots required should be of busy hours, with lots of people. So lots of wide shots. To light things properly i would need big light setup I feel. See the photo attached, there is a lot of
Shopping Mall shoot
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
Hi Every one, I need to produce a shopping mall video, I foresee white balance problems as the place is loaded with different colors light and also big windows with daylight shining in. I also need so
Re: Shopping Mall shoot
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
yes, we have an EF speedbooster, so we will be using the 24 - 70 canon 2.8 lens for all shots. We actually have the sony a7 sii And we will use the ninja to film at 1080p in proress. 24 fps , shutters
filming inside a shopping mall
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
I have been approached to film inside a Mall, basically to promote the shopping mall itself. There are all type of different lights and colors, it is so big, to set up a prof light set would seem hard
Re: filming inside a shopping mall
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
Yes, thats the same situation, I will need to do some night shots as well. What are the other camera settings
Good bit rate, file size for 1920X1080 video
by Neil Orman 1 year ago
We had a videographer recently record an event for my employer, and afterwards she asked me to give her an idea of what bit rate and file size I wanted from the raw video. I'd appreciate any guidance
Re: Good bit rate, file size for 1920X1080 video
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
I agree, get the MASTER as I call it, uncompressed (that is not RAW), will be big file though. Then you make the conversions, later in time you can always go back to the MASTER and make more conversio
Why is 24 fps the "be-all, end-all" frame rate at which stories should be told? Why not 30 fps?
by Vic Noseworthy 6 years ago
Hi cinema folks, I've always wondered why 24 fps is purported to be the only way to create a true, cinematic feel in filmmaking. I understand that it evolved that way, for whatever reason; but why is
Re: Why is 24 fps the "be-all, end-all" frame rate at which stories should be told? Why not 30 fps?
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
if the question is what is better then there is a big discussion because people have different perceptions of BETTER. But if you want to know what looks more like film then its 24p, because most films
Expensive, high end cameras + Atomos Ninja 2....why?
by Duke Sweden 1 year ago
I just bought a Ninja 2 to use with my Nikon D5500. While doing some research about the Ninja 2 I noticed that 95% of the videos on youtube and vimeo have to do with the Ninja 2 and high end cameras l
Re: Expensive, high end cameras + Atomos Ninja 2....why?
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
Well, use it for cameras that can not rec in proress or raw or formats like that. As soon a a camera records H264, I use my ninja blade. That would almost cover all DSLRs as well as gh4 and sony a7. P
color refference trailers
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
Hello, I would love to find some good reference trailers, so I can study the scopes and try to match looks etc. I-tunes does not allow this anymore some how. Can anyone link me to a good site with rea
Re: color refference trailers
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
Well I do have a blue ray player in my Asus labtop, how ever I dont have any blue ray movies.... I do have some HDMOV files, some one gave them to me some years ago, but somehow neither davinci nor AE
bmcc 2.5K ef, how can I use Nikon lenses?
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
I have the bmcc 2.5K ef, how can I use Nikon lenses I love the camera but have a friend with nice nikon lenses. is there any adapter for this
Re: bmcc 2.5K ef, how can I use Nikon lenses?
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
What would be the correct name of such an adapter. The search name.
Cache Clip
by Ali Quintana 1 year ago
Hello, Im working on this big project, been over a month now. The Cache Clip folder is over 1 TB by now. Can I just delete these files Will my project still work perfectly
Time line trim
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Wondering how I can trim my timeline, started with a long timeline edit, deleted shots later on so my timeline is half filled. When delivering it renders the remaining timeline where there are no clip
Re: Time line trim
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
There seems to be no clips in the end, still there is a whole black piece rendering every time. I know I can put outpoint at delivery, but there should be a better way in the edit page....
Scopes for PS
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Hello, I was wondering if there is a SCOPE plugin for photoshop, like vector, rgb parade etc. I have a Davinci resolve background and would love to use scopes for photo editing, specially when I am on
Re: Scopes for PS
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Yes, I didnt find any scopes either in lightroom, so thats the question. Scopes for color correction, hope a plugin exists.
Color correcting a Photo in davinci
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Color correcting a Photo in davinci seems problem for me, I need the original dimensions but I cant seem to get those in the settings. Would be great to color correct a RAW photo. Any suggestions
Noise reduction color chanels
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
is there a way to noise reduce only color channels and sharpen luma Chanel I have a davinci resolve background where we split the rgb from the luma channels, then see each color channel and apply nois
Re: Noise reduction color chanels
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
thank you, yes sorry, i was confused, the high pass for sharpening. I can use that high pass on the luma channel then
resolve lite and resolve full version on same computer
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Besidea my studio comp I have a labtop for mobile use, I have resolve full version installed on both but only have 1 dongle (usb key), can I install resolve lite as well So have both the full version
Re: resolve lite and resolve full version on same computer
by SofĂ­a ibarguren 2 years ago
just install both versions on my imac. I had no problem yet. but my question is how do I send the timeline for each other program. Bye!
speedbooster for the BMCC
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
I have the BMCC ef version. I understand tht the speedbooster gives extra low aperture and most interestingly, I saw on YouTube that it changes the focal length turning the 2.5k into equivalent super
Re: speedbooster for the BMCC
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
i have the v mount switchronix v mount, to power the camera and an external marshal monitor. Im going to check, i think I can only power 2 devices.
sensor cover glass for the BMCC 2.5K
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Does any one know what this protective glass in front of the sensor is made of (hold by a rubber ring) Is it just a normal glass or is it IR. Some one at BM in England told me some time ago it is just
Re: sensor cover glass for the BMCC 2.5K
by erik cantu 2 years ago
I believe it does not filter IR. In getting a set of ND for the camera, I found a lot of IR polution in my footage and exchanged them for IRND's and it was the correct choice. I chose the TIffen IRND'
TV commercials what camreas
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
What type of cameras are being used for TV commercials. Of course, I know there must be many different cameras and I am sure not all by far are shot on ALEXA. I produced several TV commercial for our
Re: TV commercials what camreas
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Canon C 300, great. That would probably be in Proress at 1080p at 23.976 fps
TV and 23.97 frames per sec
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
old movies were 23.976 and on TV converted to 29.97 you would see kinda strobing while panning. Most movies these days on TV do not have that any more, all panning is smooth. Does this mean that movie
Re: TV and 23.97 frames per sec
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
OK, great advice, thank you very much. I also do the whole production in 23.976. So I can render out a quicktime (master) at 23.976 from AE and then go import it to premiere and render out at 60i Shou
Picture style, what are they?
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
There are so many videos and info on how to get pic styles and how to set pics styles in DSLR. I am interested in what is a PICTURE style and how does the dslr cam achieve this. If you want to do colo
Re: Picture style, what are they?
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
To by pass the picture style settings is not possible. You always have to choose one style. So, what would be the settings to get the total ORIGINAL file Without having the camera ad anything. No mani
BMCC 2.5k ef Metabones
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
I wanted to know if I can change the 2k BMCC in to a full frame view with a speedbooster. So that I can basically use EF full frame lenses on the 2.5 k camera and for instance get 24mm view with a 24
Re: BMCC 2.5k ef Metabones
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Yes, but I would be shooting with a full frame lens (24-70mm 2.8) on a cropped frame camera (BMCC). I was hoping for some kind of adapter that can change the view to full frame. So I can see full fram
Monitor LUT
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Hello, I have the: Marshall Electronics V-LCD70MD-3G 7" On-Camera Monitor with HDMI and 3G-SDI Input Module. I use it amongst others for my BMCC to film RAW. on the camera display i can choose to view
ninja blade HDMI recording
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
I have the nikon d800. Would like to buy the NINJA BLADE, but would like to know: When recording out of the HDMI, can you still set the camera settings to neutral, so to get a very flat image Or does
Re: ninja blade HDMI recording
by Aaron Star 2 years ago
Get a PC monitor with HDMI and see what you get from the output. You could also buy the device, test it, return it if it does not work, then share the results with the forum.
Black Magic Design Camera 4K, I plan on buying one!
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Black Magic Design Camera 4K, I plan on buying one! Just wanted to find out if the FNP has been fixed. I dont do a lot of night shots, but every now and then I do have these productions. I currently d
Re: Black Magic Design Camera 4K, I plan on buying one!
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Hi, this was posted in May, now the mini ursa is still not out. Question, I understand that people here have experience with the 4k production cam. How does it perform right now after all the updates
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Multiple monitors in Davinci 12
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
I would like to set up an extra monitor in davinci 12, but the option seems to have disspeared from where it was in Davinci 11. Can any one tell me how I can set up an extra monitor. I also want to se
Re: Multiple monitors in Davinci 12
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
thank you, do I rally need that, I have a separate Mac Monitor, would love to use that. I will read the manual as well thanks.
Reflex morph will not render in AE CC 2014
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
I have a great mroph, took me a week to set up. reders perfect in ramm preview.. now need to render and it just wont render, no error msg nothing, just doesnt do anything when I hit render. when I try
Re: Reflex morph will not render in AE CC 2014
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Is there a way to upgrade without me having to redo the whole keyframing and masking... It is a huge project. Or can I buy the latest version and keep my current vrsion also installed just incase
Reflex wont render in AE CC
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Did a great morph in AE cc with Feflex. The ramm preview is pefect. Takes some time but its fine. When I hit render, it does nothing. No error, nothing... If I render the whole time line and not only
Re: Reflex wont render in AE CC
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
footage is tiff 16 bits at 2.5 K res project is set to 32 bits version AE CC 2014 Comp i7 (29,93) 24 bits ramm... quadro nvidia gCard some how it started rendering, i put back to 8 bits and rendered t
how to render out to proress 4444 and othe proress in After effects
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Hello, I like to know how to render out to proress 4444 and othe proress in After effects. I am on windows 7. I understand that this is one of the highest qualities.
Re: how to render out to proress 4444 and othe proress in After effects
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
by the way, so if no alpha needed, Tiff would do just fine then, in 16 bits of course
Blending modes for EXR linear 3dstudio Max sRGB render elements
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Im recompositing 3ds max animation rendered Liniar sRGB open EXR 16 bit float. Set up in AE as linear workspace and sRGB color space. Extract the EXR files to get the render elements, but wht would be
linear exr 16 bit float from 3d max to after effects CC, sRGB workspace?
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Im setting up an compositing for animation from 3d max. the color space is sRGB do I still need the color profile converter and can I select sRGB from the color space or do I really need to install th
Re: linear exr 16 bit float from 3d max to after effects CC, sRGB workspace?
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
ok, interesting, I am did all the cuts in timeline a pecomposited all the separate shots from 3d Max. so inside the precomps I will need to extract the EXR files so I get all the render elements. such
Sensor glass dirty.. how to clean
by Ali Quintana 2 years ago
Can some one tell me how to clean the glass infront off the sensor, I had a shoot yesterday at the beach and all of a sudden there are stains, like oily stains on the glass. completely useless to film
BlackMagic footage 30 fps needs to be converted to 23.976
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
What would be the best way to convert 30 fps Black magic raw footage to 23.976 I need to preserve the speed or time. and will this give the same effect as if it was shot on 23.976 we shot at 216 shutt
NVIDIA Quadro K4200
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
Planning to buy a new G card, the NVIDIA Quadro K4200 Any one knows how this will work for 3d max
Re: NVIDIA Quadro K4200
by James Baker 2 years ago
It will most definitely work! Granted a GTX 980 Ti is somehow cheaper and kicks but on performance, but the K4200 using maybe a 1 3 of the wattage and is supposed to be more stable. I can't wait to tr
Elvid 7 inch monior or Marshall 7 inch
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
I need to buy a on camera monitor and I have narrowed my search to the Marshall and the Elvid. Marsha,, is 1000 AND eLVID 900. Elvid has some more scopes though. Just wondering if any one had any expe
Elvid 7" FieldVision Pro Monitor with Scopes
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
Any one have any experience with the on camera monitor called Elvid 7" FieldVision Pro Monitor with Scopes It is $ 850,- at B&H I am thinking of buying one for on top of my red. Just thought to ask th
Re: Elvid 7" FieldVision Pro Monitor with Scopes
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
Nice to hear that and how is your experience How does it compare to the: Marshall Electronics V-LCD70MD-3G 7" On-Camera Monitor with HDMI and 3G-SDI Input Module I notice the Elvid 7, has more scopes,
External Battery
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
I need to buy a good external battery for the BMCC. Doesnt have to be the cheapest one, but should last and also if I upgrade to ursa or red later I would like to have a battery that I can then use as
fnp
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
I am wondering if the FNP issue of the Black Magic was solved with firmware updates. Any one with personal experience on this I read that the firmware did not do any change for some BM users. Recently
Mat box for lens EF 24-70mm 2.8
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
I need a matbox for the ND filters for this ef lens. Does there excist a screw on matbox I didnt buy the lens as yet, so I was wondering if thsi would work.
Re: Mat box for lens EF 24-70mm 2.8
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
Thank you for the reply, I have a black magic cinema camera. It has an EF mount. I plan to buy a small rig, lens and "Matte Box". lots of direct sunlight here where I film (Caribbean) so need ND filte
ef 24-70 lens... mat box needed
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
I plan to buy the 24-70mm 2.8 ef lens. mostly for filmin only. Think its an awesome lens, I will need a matbox as I will be filming in the sun a lot. Anny suggestions. is there a screw-on mat box or o
difference between full frame and Cropped
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
Can any oone see from a Photo if it was takedn with a full frame sensor or cropped sensor Just bu looking at the photo Same foe filming, can any one see if asomething is filmed with a small or full se
Re: difference between full frame and Cropped
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
Yes, its a very interesting question I thought as well. I can tell if you put to photos next to eachother (I think I could, haha). But even then , if the full frame is shot at F22, hmmm, But The real
Character face mesh is slightly deformed on one side
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
I had a character moddeled and rigged, It looked fine. Mesh and everything was good. Now after animation and before render I am checking everything and I see a slight deform on the right side of chara
lens EF 16-35 2.8L , I need a good ND filter
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
For my EF 16-35 2.8L lens I need ND filters for real bright sunligt and even filming close to ocean and pool in the tropics. Any good advice will be great. This will be needed for filming, using the c
Re: lens EF 16-35 2.8L , I need a good ND filter
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
OK, would that be a screw on mattbox or for a rig... in that last case i need to buy a rig then.
Lighting an open restaurant night scene
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
I have to light a night scene, its a dark open air restaurant. I onlly have 1 oker set. it cinsists out of 4 lights (blue). My question is, I have some normal lights abailable, warm lights to light up
Re: Lighting an open restaurant night scene
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
Problem is I hae 4 x 800 watts joker lights and very little other lights, im trying to scrape some together but they will be warm lights... I have three people sitting at the table... The warm lights
Cleaning a Sensor
by Ali Quintana 3 years ago
Hello, I have to clean my camera sensor. Have no idea how to do that. I live on a asland with no por to do this for me. Blowers are not helping in this case as the dirt is stuck, a small spot but is i
Re: Cleaning a Sensor
by Todd Boyle 3 years ago
If it's inside the lens assembly or on the CMOS, CCD, etc. then you have to send it in for servicing-- and since those areas are supposed to be sealed, it's probably covered by warranty. I have a slig
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