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Andy Nickless

Commercial (stills) Photographer - began shooting video in 2003
Member Since:
December 6th 2006
38 Posts
Location:
PAL Country
Color corrections keyframing
by Maciek Kawalski 8 years ago
Hello, is it possible to keyframe color correction to change it's color saturation exposure over time Eg. to start it green and get more red at the end of the clip
Re: Color corrections keyframing
by Andy Nickless 4 years ago
It's a trade-off as you say - but there's no need to "bake" anything with FCP X any more. The whole idea is non-destructive editing.
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X has lost it's mind
by Bret Williams 6 years ago
X has lost it. It's still functioning, but some weird things are happening. I can no longer turn snapping or scrubbing on or off. Both are locked on. Proxy playback mode will not invoke. And I can't r
Re: X has lost it's mind
by Andy Nickless 6 years ago
I downloaded Pro Maintenance Tools Trial and neither the "Housekeeping" App nor "Quick Fix" managed to cure the snapping (and numerous other) faults on my FCP X system. Maybe I did something wrong - I
SUPER USEFUL: Use clean title as adjustment layer
by Tapio Haaja 8 years ago
One thing I love in After Effects are adjustment layers and I just realized you can actually use titles as effects in Final Cut Pro X and they behave just like adjustment layers (actually you can go m
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Tony Gay liked this 7 years ago
Re: SUPER USEFUL: Use clean title as adjustment layer
by Andy Nickless 7 years ago
Interestingly, if you make a Compound Clip of your connected clip with the 'adjustment layer' attached, the adjustment only applies to the clip within the Compound Clip. Any clips below, revert back t
arrows in motion
by Phil Munckton 8 years ago
can anyone help. I need to, in motion, have some sun rays hitting a house. can the arrows(sun rays) bend at the point of contact and bounce away. IE at the point they hit the house and continue moving
Re: arrows in motion
by Andy Nickless 8 years ago
Thanks Stephen, that's finally given me the solution to a problem I've been trying to solve for three days! If only there was a decent search or index facility on Motion 5 help it would have avoided a
XDCAM Transfer or Browser working in Lion?
by Neal Gillis 8 years ago
I know there's been chatter here that Transfer likely won't ever work in Lion. Has anyone tried XDCAM Browser, though If not, has there been any chatter of update timeline
Re: XDCAM Transfer or Browser working in Lion?
by Andy Nickless 8 years ago
I'm using Transfer with Lion - it's quite glitchy and comes up with some long weird error message each time it opens a folder - but I'm getting my clips transferred reliably and fairly efficiently. I'
Clip Browser or XDCAM Transfer?
by Jason Brown 9 years ago
We just got a new EX3 and a full size PDW-700. I'm a bit confused...because I can use either Clip Browser or XDCAM transfer to see the media on the EX3 card. When would I use what program I can't find
Re: Clip Browser or XDCAM Transfer?
by Andy Nickless 9 years ago
Jason Brown "In my experience, it does not... " Hmm . . . In mine it does! This is a screen grab I took this morning. The thin vertical line on the timeline shows the point at which XDCAM Transfer ha
EX1 firmware upgrade problem
by Thomas Vecsei 9 years ago
I've tried to upgrade my EX1 with the new firmware version 1.20 as described in the upgrade-manual. At 12.7% the transfer stopped and - as expected - the camera is dead. Upgrade was done with MacBook
Re: EX1 firmware upgrade problem
by Andy Nickless 9 years ago
Thomas Vecsei "Sony just wrote me, that the repair costs are 2.082 EUR that 2.800 USD!!!!" That's terrible. How can they possibly justify that Thomas Vecsei "I would even dare to say, stay away from
Sony pmw-ex1r -- SD dvcam-aspect ratio,Pixel size.!
by Владимир Баканов 9 years ago
Good afternoon all.I have a question whether Sony pmw-ex1r shoot mode dvcam c ratio of 4:3 ,Or 720x576, Standard pixel 1.067.Because it looked tests and in tests only 16:9 size of 768x576 with a pixel
Re: Sony pmw-ex1r -- SD dvcam-aspect ratio,Pixel size.!
by Andy Nickless 9 years ago
Hmmm . . . (why do I bother trying to help people)
wishlist for next firmware
by bruno perosa 9 years ago
I wish it could be possible to have a longer time-definable "shot transition" and that this function could be added to "interval recording" EX3, Nikon Adaptimax with various lenses, Acuter Merlin moun
Re: wishlist for next firmware
by Andy Nickless 9 years ago
Don Greening "Generally, people who want an extra audio source just use a dedicated audio recorder" Agreed, but as a so-called 'prosumer' product, I would have thought this would be a valuable featur
XDCAM transfer
by Christopher Ennis 9 years ago
I have a Sony EX1. I downloaded XDCAM transfer 2.10 and I am using Final Cut Pro 7.0. When my footage is recognized in XDCAM Transfer, it has gray bars through it. When I transfer the footage to .mov
Re: XDCAM transfer
by Craig Seeman 9 years ago
First you should be using XDCAM Transfer 2.11 Next you need to check and remove CalibratedSoftware's EX MOV player plugin. It shouldn't be on any current FCP system. It trial mode it creates gray bars
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Andy Nickless liked this 9 years ago
P2 Footage Out of Sync after Log & Transfer
by Andy Nickless 11 years ago
I recently upgraded to FC Studio 2 and since then have experienced audio sync issues. I tried dragging contents folder and last clip txt files from each of the two No Name (volumes ) to separate folde
Re: P2 Footage Out of Sync after Log & Transfer
by Andy Nickless 11 years ago
This works for NON-PAL areas but in PAL areas, there's no pulldown so unchecking "remove Advanced pulldown and dup frames" won't fix the problem for these people.
720p/25p vs 720p/25pn
by Andrei Bocharnikov 13 years ago
hi, - i am little confused why clip shot with the 720p 25p i have to render after I edit it to the DVCPROHD 720p25 timeline and if I edit clip shot with ...25pn settings, it playing natively without n
Re: 720p/25p vs 720p/25pn
by Andy Nickless 13 years ago
Andy, those are OLD posts. August, before 5.1.2 came out ____________________________ Of course - I should have noticed that! Thanks Shane. AndyI taught you all I know - and still you know nothing
25p/720p supported in 5.1.2?
by paul nevison 13 years ago
hey there I am about to shoot tomorrow with the JVC GY HD101E can anyone tell me if FCP 5.1.2 now supports 25p in 720p i know this support was lacking previously but recall hearing that support has be
Re: 25p/720p supported in 5.1.2?
by Andy Nickless 13 years ago
720p25 is supported in 5.1 but not 720p50 Good luck with the shoot. AndyI taught you all I know - and still you know nothing
If Panasonic's reading this....new feature for HVX200
by Thom Whitehead 13 years ago
I'm going to try to contact them anyway, but thought I'd try here as well. Considering the number of shooters who want to use prime lenses through an adapter which vertically inverts the image...would
Re: If Panasonic's reading this....new feature for HVX200
by Andy Nickless 13 years ago
Wow! There's a few things I'd rather they address before that! Better low light performance - less barrel and pincushion on the lens - menu navigation buttons in a logical layout - higher resolution l
Color Correction Rendering
by James Ratnarajah 13 years ago
Hi Guys, I'm working with some DVCPRO HD 720p25 footage. I drop it into the FCP timeline and it plays fine without rendering. However when I go on to make color corrections using Color Corrector 3-way
Re: Color Correction Rendering
by Andy Nickless 13 years ago
Thanks Jeremy - I understand now. Incidentally, my media's on a 1TB G-Raid - presumably that'll run 720p25 OK on a Quad with 8GB RAM I'll start a new post for my next question! AndyI taught you all I
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