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Bill Parsons

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February 23rd 2012
49 Posts
Panasonic EV1
by Suzin Daly 1 year ago
I've been thinking of getting the Panasonic EV1 EF mount. Question: will the format AVCHD work with Premiere CS6 It's not a problem with my Panasonic 150 HD, ancient in today's technology. I haven't f
Re: Panasonic EV1
by Bill Parsons 9 months ago
Thanks, Eric. I ended up going with an external recorder. Got a Zoom F8 which is light and small enuf to attach to the side of the tripod. It has nice pass-thru features and enables me to capture boot
Eyecup for Pan HPX250
by Bill Parsons 9 months ago
Mm_xxx_@#$&!, lost the eyecup for my HPX250. I bot 2 replacement eyecups, one from a vendor on Ebay AND another from a Panasonic-directed seller. Both are similar, rubber things without the hard fitti
Shooting video with someone whispering
by Mark Crews 1 year ago
What is the best practice for micing someone who is whispering on camera Any post tricks for bringing up the levels without the noise getting to high or sounding like they are underwater running noise
Re: Shooting video with someone whispering
by Bill Parsons 1 year ago
I video dance and have a regular need to capture spoken sound, including whispers. In the theater, I strap a mixer on the tripod that takes input from a shotgun mic mounted on the camera, for angle of
Audio recording noisy room!
by Thom Burgess 1 year ago
Hello Guys, Looking for a bit of advice, I have a shoot in a few weeks where we will be conducting short interviews with award winners, the difficulty I have is that the awards ceremony will be contin
Re: Audio recording noisy room!
by Bill Parsons 1 year ago
How about a lapel mic I am using an old Shure wireless lapel mic and it has a small area of pickup. I run it to a Zoom H4N and room noise is quite small.
HPX-250 LCD Screen
by Larry Zapotocky 6 years ago
When I playback footage of video that I recorded in HD on the camera's LCD screen, it doesn't look like it's in focus. When I get it back in post production, the footage is in focus. I have two HPX-25
Re: HPX-250 LCD Screen
by Bill Parsons 6 years ago
Thanks for the input. BTW, I am using Final Cut Pro on a MacBookPro. I believe I have solved my problem. I am using the zoom-focus remote on the 250 because I need to ride 'iris' for dance performance
HPM-259 and focus technique
by Bill Parsons 6 years ago
I purchased an HPX-250 this year and find most of its capabilities very pleasing. However, it differs from my previous Pan 100b cameras in the way it focuses. I do mostly (dance) performance video and
Re: HPM-250 and focus technique
by Bill Parsons 6 years ago
I played this afternoon with autofocus and manual focus from a distance that equates to the back of the theater. This camera doesn't have much DOF when in manual focus (or, at DV definition I just did
Question about halogen vs led lighting
by Bill Parsons 7 years ago
I am using a Panasonic hpx250 and am contemplating getting the Anton Bauer ELIPZ 10K battery and an on-camera light. Bauer makes 2 lights, the EIGHTZ, which is hologen, and the ELEDZ, which is an led
Re: Question about halogen vs led lighting
by Bill Davis 7 years ago
Two totally different light emitting technologies. Halogen is a clearer, more color balanced version of the "one bulb" approach we're used to with tungsten. But it STILL gobbles up most of it's power
P2 Card problems RED X
by Paul Brubacher 7 years ago
I have had 4 cards get corrupted in the last few months (Red X). Just wondering if any else has had a problem. I know there is a service to restore the media, but it is not cheap. Is this format start
Re: P2 Card problems RED X
by Bill Parsons 7 years ago
If you didn't need to restore the media, can you reformat the cards so that they work again
Problem with macbook and Lacie Hard Drive
by xdominguez pukkas 7 years ago
I have recently acquired this hard drive: http: www.lacie.com la products product.htm id=10554 I am working without any problem in an iMac via firewire 800. But every now and the I need to plug it int
Re: Problem with macbook and Lacie Hard Drive
by Bill Parsons 7 years ago
I have a bunch (!) of these hooked up to my MBP and have not encountered this problem. Have you tried a different USB cable
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