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Ann Bens

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Want to confirm which is the best approach for VOB files (deadline looming)
by Kell Smith 6 days ago
I am pulling clips from a large number of DVDs per client's list of timecodes. Client would like the raw - no editing - pulled clips burned to another DVD for viewing storage. The workflow so far has
Re: Want to confirm which is the best approach for VOB files (deadline looming)
by Ann Bens 5 days ago
Pr imports .vob. Pr wont import all vob mpg correct due to an issue with the resolution. In that case use Pr cs6. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS
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Premiere Pro Opacity Mask "free draw bezier" not working
by Wakusei Yomate 6 days ago
Hello, I have been trying to use the Opacity-- Mask-- Free Draw Bezier tool for the past hour and nothing has been working, I have uploaded a video to show you what is not working. Basically, i click
Re: Premiere Pro Opacity Mask "free draw bezier" not working
by Ann Bens 5 days ago
What does the yellow exclamation mark tell you ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Problem Uploading Videos exported from Premiere to youtube and vimeo
by Rich Kaelin 3 weeks ago
I am using the same settings I always have. I export as MP4 file and upload to youtube. The videos are hanging on upload or are uploading and getting tons of errors on playback. Same thing just happen
Re: Problem Uploading Videos exported from Premiere to youtube and vimeo
by Ann Bens 3 weeks ago
Try again, uploading does not always go smoothly. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Nudge sliders/values with arrow keys in Effect Controls?
by Justin Cordes 4 weeks ago
Is there a way to nudge values when tweaking effects in "EFFECT CONTROLS" For instance I put a "Crop" effect on a clip and know I want to nudge a slider or (numerical value) using the arrow up down le
Re: Nudge sliders/values with arrow keys in Effect Controls?
by Ann Bens 4 weeks ago
scrub+shift will give large increments scrub+ctrl will give small increments. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Premiere Pro - Warp Stabilization Failed
by Jay Vizcarra 4 weeks ago
Hello Creative Cow (reps), I am currently working my latest drone video production and getting a Stabilization Failed notice when apply the Warp Stabilizer effect to a nested clip. Here are my followi
Re: Premiere Pro - Warp Stabilization Failed
by Ann Bens 4 weeks ago
Nest the clip then apply, see how that will go. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Making a lower 3rd template using a Photoshop PNG with gradent.
by Steven Wills 1 month ago
I'm trying to import a Photoshop PNG (with a gradient for a lower 3rd) into the titler to use as a template. Then, I will hopefully be able to open the titler template and add the various names as nee
Re: Making a lower 3rd template using a Photoshop PNG with gradent.
by Ann Bens 4 weeks ago
Maybe I was not very clear. I meant a gradient with in a Graphics. Dont think the Titler is very suited to add Graphics to. You can make a gradient with e.g. a shape. ---------------------------------
Quick preview in audio bin
by matt chapman 1 month ago
Is there a way to get a quick preview of audio files in the preview bin without going into the SOURCE window When searching a sound library I'd love to be able to quickly play the sounds in the bin. I
Re: Quick preview in audio bin
by Ann Bens 1 month ago
Press space to hear the music. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Clips come in with the wrong pixel aspect ratio
by Luke Mullen 1 month ago
NOTE: I'm aware that this is one of those issues that Premiere will blame on Resolve and vice versa and I'm posting in both forums because I'm not sure where the problem lies. I'm having a strange iss
Re: Clips come in with the wrong pixel aspect ratio
by Ann Bens 1 month ago
Tero Ahlfors " Ann Bens "UHD (3840x2160) has a PAR of 1.0 4K (4096x2160) has a PAR of 1.9:1" That's the aspect ratio. The _pixel_ aspect ratio should be square with both of those. Are you using the f
Premiere Pro custom export preset recovery.
by Grayson Straker 2 months ago
Hi, I am using Premiere Pro CC 2017 on windows 10. I recently deleted the custom export preset. How would I recover this preset Thanks heaps
Re: Premiere Pro custom export preset recovery.
by Dave LaRonde 1 month ago
Make the preset all over again. PP ain't bad, but it isn't "oops-proof" in all instances. Dave LaRonde Promotion Producer KGAN (CBS) & KFXA (Fox) Cedar Rapids, IA
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Edit your own post
by Ann Bens 6 months ago
Why cannot we edit our own post in all views. I have the forum set to a particular view which does not allow editing. Such a pain as I am notorious for making spelling mistakes. ----------------------
Re: Edit your own post
by Ann Bens 6 months ago
Hahaha. Maybe I am allowed a few as English is not my native language. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
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Can't drag clips to my timeline... It was working just a minute ago?!
by Christina Empedocles 9 months ago
Hello wise Premiere Pro community, I am having a problem with not being able to drag or insert new clips onto my timeline I have a sequence selected. I have V1 and A1 selected, but none of the clips t
Re: Can't drag clips to my timeline... It was working just a minute ago?!
by Christina Empedocles 9 months ago
Ah! Ann, you're amazing! Thank you so much for this super helpful explanation. I am so grateful You saved my sanity!
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Denoise and ProRes, which comes first
by Andrei Popa 11 months ago
Which is the best workflow Thanks
Re: Denoise and ProRes, which comes first
by Ann Bens 10 months ago
Prores is a fileformat, Denoise is an effect. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
Lighting Flicker
by Amber Sanders 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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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Re: 10.1.4 just a day too late
by Ann Bens 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 years ago
thanks Ann - that's a great and easy tip
Working with .MXF files ?
by Soumendra Jena 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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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Adjustment layer - basic motion controls dont work
by Ley Wilson 4 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 4 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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25P Mysteries
by Dale Roberts 4 years ago
Hi there... I just posted in Premiere but realise its probably better suited here... I'm about to shoot a job in 1080P 25 for web and bluray. Everything is fine in Premiere but I just realised there i
Re: 25P Mysteries
by Ann Bens 4 years ago
http: forums.creativecow.net thread 205 877775 ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 Adobe Community Professional
Dynamic Link Between Creative Cloud And Creative Suite Applications?
by David Lawrence 4 years ago
Will Dynamic Link work between Creative Cloud And Creative Suite Applications I want to use the next version of Premier Pro but it's unlikely I will subscribe to the entire Creative Cloud collection f
Re: Dynamic Link Between Creative Cloud And Creative Suite Applications?
by Ann Bens 4 years ago
If I decide to keep Premiere Pro as a single application rental, will Dynamic Link continue to work between it and my CS6 applications No. DL only works between apps from the same bundle. ------------
Photoshop CS4 License
by Ben Strasser 4 years ago
Unfortunately while I had frequently saved my Disk 1 to an external hard drive I just realized that after doing so recently I also De-Fragged Disk 1 on Mac Pro using Drive Genius 3. Next time I tried
Re: Photoshop CS4 License
by Ann Bens 4 years ago
Did you check your Adobe account. If you registered there you will find your serial nr. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 Adobe Community Professi
Ann Bens 4 years ago
Wow Andrew. Great work this Premiere Pro series.
Printing video clips from a 1440 x 1080i timeline.
by Bob Dix 5 years ago
The stills taken from a 1440 x 10180 timeline looks ok in Photoshop but, prints looking thinly distorted. How do you fix Freelance Imaging & Video AUSTRALIA
Re: Printing video clips from a 1440 x 1080i timeline.
by Ann Bens 5 years ago
Photoshop does not correct the pixel aspect ratio that is for viewing only. Images always have square pixels. If you want to print the 1440x1080 screendump you will have to change the resolution to 19
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Yellow render line?
by Kevin Allar 5 years ago
Can anyone tell me why, when I import a clip-even with the correct coded is coming in yellow I want it in green. I'm shooting Panasonic P2 AVC-Intra 100, 29.97 frames. so when it shows a yellow why ca
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Re: Yellow render line?
by Ann Bens 5 years ago
After reading Chris' link and you still want to render a yellow line to green. Set work area bar and go to Sequence Render Entire Work Area. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certi
Ann Bens 5 years ago
Thanks for the add.
Operator Error
by Jeremy Garchow 5 years ago
Love you guys. Jeremy
Re: Operator Error
by Jeremy Garchow 5 years ago
Yes and thank you. I wrote a post, realized it was my fault and edited it. :) I am glad it's Friday, though.
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Batch Renaming Clips on Import not recognized by Adobe Bridge
by Joe Chow 5 years ago
I know there is a Batch Renaming function in Adobe Bridge which allows me to rename clips prior to importing into Premiere Pro. However, since Bridge isn't "seeing" the AVCHD clips I want to import, I
Re: Batch Renaming Clips on Import not recognized by Adobe Bridge
by Joe Chow 5 years ago
You're absolutely right. It's a dead end workflow. Only the project I'm trying it out on contains just 7 short clips each under 2 minutes long. So I was deluding myself into thinking that this could w
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Odd Time Line
by Johnny Hizz 5 years ago
So this has happend to my timeline. That huge gap over top, I tried moving it up and down and I got nothing. Can someone tell me if this is a easy fix. It probably is I'm just being a noob.
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Re: Odd Time Line
by Ann Bens 5 years ago
Ah, misread the post. Its the empty space above the videotrack you are talking about. Make window smaller or drag devider down. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert P
Alex Udell 5 years ago
hi ann, thanks for the Add. :)
Ann Bens 5 years ago
You are most welcome!
Problems Capturing HDV
by Phil Condit 6 years ago
I am trying to capture video from my Canon XH A1 via firewire. Normally this works fine. This time the capture window reports that the device is "offline", but when I go to the control settings it rep
Re: Problems Capturing HDV
by Phil Condit 6 years ago
Thanks for the suggestion. They are set on HDV. I even tried starting another project with the correct settings of 1080 30p to see if maybe I did something wrong the first time, but with the same resu
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