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Ann Bens

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Elements versus Pro
by Shannon Bedford 1 week ago
I am a Premiere Pro user. I'm about to take a 6 month contract with a company who has Adobe Premiere Elements which I've never used. I'm hoping to persuade the employer that it's worth upgrading to Pr
Re: Elements versus Pro
by Ann Bens 6 days ago
I could not edit a simple video without getting very frustrated in no time. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Premiere CC: I can only preview clips on the top video track when trimming them
by Matthew Wood 4 weeks ago
I am editing wedding films, with up to 4 camera angles in a sequence. I haven't found a way to use multicam editor very efficiently, so am used to simply cutting between clips on a regular timeline se
Re: Premiere CC: I can only preview clips on the top video track when trimming them
by Ann Bens 3 weeks ago
Turn off compostingpreviewduringtrim.png ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
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PPro claims media is damaged/corrupted
by Jon Doughtie 1 month ago
Just re-opened a project from last October. No changes in system since last time in the project except for adding some Red Giant goodies. At first, the project would not open without a Shift+ALT start
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Re: PPro claims media is damaged/corrupted
by Ann Bens 1 month ago
Clear out all media cache if that does not work. Rename folder the footage is in and relink. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community
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Cross Dissolve & Mosaic Masks
by Todd LeVeck 1 month ago
Hi, I used a Mosaic fx to blur out patient names on a video. The clip comes from the lab tech talking to a shot of test tubes with patient names on them. I used a Cross Dissolve between the two clips
Re: Cross Dissolve & Mosaic Masks
by Ann Bens 1 month ago
Nest the clip with the blur. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
'Shift Dragging' in Programme Window.
by Jack Bonnett 1 month ago
Hi all, Simple question from a recent Premiere Arrival. Is there a way to 'shift drag' (for want of a better name) clips in the programme window so that they only move in straight lines. I've got a bu
Re: 'Shift Dragging' in Programme Window.
by Ann Bens 1 month ago
Nope, you will have to use the Effect Controls. http: www.adobe.com products wishform.html ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Pr
What proxy files would you recommend for a bare minimum windows machine as per Adobe system requirements?
by Yair Bartal 1 month ago
That is for a final 10 minutes docu. video (A-roll + B-roll + background music) based on AVCHD H.264 1080p. Either PP CC 2014 or CC 2015. Thanks.
Re: What proxy files would you recommend for a bare minimum windows machine as per Adobe system requirements?
by Ann Bens 1 month ago
If Premiere had a real proxy feature you would be able to switch between original and proxy files on the timeline very easily by just pressing a button. -----------------------------------------------
Renaming files on import Premiere
by Roddy Babb 1 year ago
I am working on shows shot on multiple canon xf305's. I need to be able to rename the clips with show abbreviation, date, camera and sequential number upon import (or at some stage before editing) For
Re: Renaming files on import Premiere
by Ann Bens 2 months ago
You can also use the Canon XF utility app for renaming. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
How to export to DVD from Premiere Pro CC?
by elijah lucian 2 months ago
I was just asked to export a DVD for a client, and he wants all the chapters to be avaialable. So I went thru the project and added chapters to my project, however, I can't find a way to export a DVD
Re: How to export to DVD from Premiere Pro CC?
by Ann Bens 2 months ago
Export from Pr with a mpeg2-dvd preset (you can tweak the parameters. Import the two files into Encore, make menu and burn. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premi
Scratch disk on internal or external hard drive?
by Bobby Hall 2 months ago
If you're editing a project in Premiere and the raw video files are stored on an external hard drive, is it better to set the scratch disk on your computer's hard drive Is it faster that way Also, is
Re: Scratch disk on internal or external hard drive?
by Ann Bens 2 months ago
http: ppbm7.com index.php tweakers-page 84-disk-setup 95-disk-setup ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Change sequence settings
by Patrick McKenna 2 months ago
Hi all, I'm a new user to Adobe Premiere CC having only got it last week. I was a Sony Vegas user for the past 5 years so I'm still trying to familiarise myself with Premiere. Anyway, I'm working on t
Re: Change sequence settings
by Ann Bens 2 months ago
If you still want to change the settings you need to set the Editing Mode to Custom first otherwise you wont be able to change the resolution. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Cer
Playback with 2 second Preroll possible? For Mac
by Andres Haldemyr 4 years ago
Not finding a way to set the timeline playback function so I would have for example a 2 second preroll. If I click Shift-Spacebar it jumps all the way back to the very beginning. I don't want to use t
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Re: Playback with 2 second Preroll possible? For Mac
by Ann Bens 2 months ago
Cannot one edit ones post anymore ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
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Cannot get AVI file to play on a TV
by Cameron Nicoll 4 months ago
Hello, I have a CS6 project that i've been trying to complete for the last 6 months and I cannot for the life of me figure it out. The source files are .mpg and .mp4 from a VHS to DVD conversion softw
Re: Cannot get AVI file to play on a TV
by Ann Bens 4 months ago
You will have to read the tv or media player manual which formats are supported. dv-avi or uncompressed is usually not one of them. Stick to mp4. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe
What is the best way to get mini dv tapes (Canon XL2) to the highest quality digital
by Lydia Clarke 5 months ago
OK - I have looked through the posts but I cant seem to get my exact answer so I apologize if this sounds like a question that has been asked before. Specfically, I have a Canon XL2 that I have record
Re: What is the best way to get mini dv tapes (Canon XL2) to the highest quality digital
by Ann Bens 5 months ago
Get yourself a firewire card, a firewire cable (I think it comes with the camera) and capture your tapes to dv-avi (windows) or mov (mac). Btw dv-avi mov mini dv tapes capture in 720x576 pal or 720x48
Created Custom Size 1024x768 but video size changes when I export it
by Tara Marianne 6 months ago
I created a custom preset at the beginning for 1024x768 in Adobe Premier because this is the size that we need but after when I go to export it as a MOV I have to go into the settings and resize it ag
Re: Created Custom Size 1024x768 but video size changes when I export it
by Ann Bens 5 months ago
Set it to 1050x576 with par 1.0. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
free project files for practicing video editing???
by George Burton 6 months ago
Hey, I'm starting to learn how to edit video, but I dont have any footage that I can practice with. Does anyone know anywhere where I can download free project files or videos to practice with
Re: free project files for practicing video editing???
by Ann Bens 6 months ago
https: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro how-to create-video-story.html set=premiere-pro--get-started--ready-to-use ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 C
Premier Pro Clip Order
by Steven Pine 6 months ago
One thing I cannot understand is why Premier Pro CC2015 won't save the order I set my clips to be in. Every time I open up a project I have to reorder the clips. Why is this the case and how do I get
Re: Premier Pro Clip Order
by Ann Bens 6 months ago
Would that be the list view or icon view ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Lighting Flicker
by Amber Sanders 7 months ago
Hi there, Im wondering if anyone can help I have some footage i filmed in London on a Canon 5dmkiii 25p 1 50 shutter. There is flicker from the lighting in the footage. I may be wrong but i had though
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Re: Lighting Flicker
by Ann Bens 7 months ago
I had the same problem, fixed it with De:flicker from DE:Vision. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Looking for a beginners camera to film my travels. What should I buy?
by Richard Banes 7 months ago
I'm going to Europe next month and I'm wondering what's the best camera to use. I'm still a newbie. Any suggestions like brand, model, and price
Re: Looking for a beginners camera to film my travels. What should I buy?
by Ann Bens 7 months ago
If you are a newby I would get a regular videocamera for traveling. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
How does 2-Pass VBR calculate how to allocate it's "bit-budget"?
by Andy Zou 9 months ago
I understand the fundamental of 2-pass VBR, but I want to know how it decides in what way to proportion it's bits. I understand it can allocate more bits to more complex scenes, but how much does it d
Re: How does 2-Pass VBR calculate how to allocate it's "bit-budget"?
by Ivan Myles 9 months ago
There are several compression parameters that interact in different ways depending on the encoder settings, so it is difficult to give a straight answer. In general, the I-Frames (aka key frames) requ
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Video For Critique
by Curtis Cosby 9 months ago
Hey Everyone, Not sure where would have been the best place to post this so if I need to move it to another forum just let me know. Could I get some constructive criticism on this video I made for a j
Re: Video For Critique
by Blaise Douros 9 months ago
I'm gonna be brutal, so don't take it too personally! There is no overarching story to this piece. You could cut this down to the story about the pearls and iron, and that would be a nice piece all on
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Go Pro
by James Ewart 10 months ago
I've got some underwater swimming to shoot and edit on Go Pros next week. This will be for the web. I am just wondering if I will notice much benefit for shooting 1080p over 720p when it comes to the
Re: Go Pro
by Ann Bens 10 months ago
Nope, turn that all off. You can better do that in post. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
10.1.4 just a day too late
by Mark Morache 1 year ago
I have a friend who shot several cards of footage with his Canon XF100 camera. He didn't remember to put each card into it's own folder to maintain the folder structure, and just dumped all the cards
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Tim Jones liked this 1 year ago
Re: 10.1.4 just a day too late
by Ann Bens 1 year ago
Canon has a plugin for FCPx, Premiere etc to edit MXF files. FCPx still reads the files even though you dont have the card file structurer intact. Canon XF Utility. -----------------------------------
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CF card malfuction ; footage with glitches...any solution?
by Juan Martin 1 year ago
Hello guys I got a problem witha CF card and all the 40 GB footage i shoot got this horrible glitch kind effect...any suggestions of how to fix it i leave the link for downloading the footage. Tnx in
Re: CF card malfuction ; footage with glitches...any solution?
by Ann Bens 1 year ago
I dont give you much chance but pop the card in a card reader and try copying entire card to hdd. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community
Favorite effects titles etc..
by anita sancha 2 years 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 2 years ago
Custom Bin. At the bottom of the Effects window. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
Nikon D7100 video choppy.
by Javier Lopez 2 years 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 2 years 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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SD card corruption issue, Panny G6
by Eric Stishan 2 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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 years 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
Adobe CC log-in issues
by Oliver Peters 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago
thanks Ann - that's a great and easy tip
File: feather
by Ann Bens 2 years ago
png file feather on lower third http: f1.creativecow.net 6821 feather
Re: feather
by Ann Bens 2 years ago
lower third gradient feather ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CC Adobe Community Professional
Working with .MXF files ?
by Soumendra Jena 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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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PC File Transfer Software (with Checksum)
by Jonas Bendsen 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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 3 years 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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