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Footage Exporting Over-Saturated, Very Red In Color
by Brittany Jones 2 days ago
Hi all, I am at my wit's end in trying to figure out this issue for two days now. I have a full length film for a wedding I have due on Monday and every time I go to export it (Premiere Pro), the skin
Re: Footage Exporting Over-Saturated, Very Red In Color
by Chris Wright 2 days ago
what's the input codec and what's the export codec did you apply any luts in the timeline then try deleting media cache and removing then reapplying the luts. also they have to be in the same sub fold
Raspberry Pi 3 as External monitoring in Premiere CC
by Mat Chevitz 3 days ago
Hi folks, Is there a way to configure Premiere CC to send video through Ethernet to a Raspberry Pi3 (connected to a TV via HDMI), and then use the TV as a preview monitor Thanks
Re: Raspberry Pi 3 as External monitoring in Premiere CC
by Chris Wright 3 days ago
i know ipad can do this called duet display. pi3 as a passthrough, not sure. haven't done it. here's a promising thread http: raspberrypi.stackexchange.com questions 9205 creating-an-hdmi-pass-through
Premiere 2017 - Video clip blank in timeline!
by Heather Brown 4 days ago
Part of my video is playing back in black the clips don't even exist. I click on each layer and they are there. It's happened in a few different edits of mine on 3 computers. All 2017CC. Now I'm in cr
Re: Premiere 2017 - Video clip blank in timeline!
by Chris Wright 3 days ago
this is usually what adobe recommends: 1. try removing the lut, then reapplying it in lumetri 2. delete media cache 3. move or rename your media folder and import again.
Hpx170 footage looks different in Viewfinder and LCD that when put onto the computer?
by Dean Kubasek 2 weeks ago
Does anyone else have a similar problem i'll be out filming and color looks good in the viewfinder but i'll get home and upload and the color always seems to be different than what i'm seeing in camer
Re: Hpx170 footage looks different in Viewfinder and LCD that when put onto the computer?
by Chris Wright 4 days ago
you don't have to black balance everytime. its a repair tool for calibration. this camera's manual says use white and fill whole frame or it averages the colors in your scene.
Secret of arri
by Karl Dixon 2 weeks ago
Hi everyone I have made it my goal to find out what is so special about the software that arri uses to look so good. Please refrain from answering its due to their wonderful parts they are not any dif
Re: Secret of arri
by Chris Wright 4 days ago
ill take a stab at it, this should be fun. first off, expensive glass... you get what you pay for. Some glass cost more than the camera. that's why there was a shootout with the iphone 6 with a $100,0
Reconstructing audio
by Jim Dockery 7 days ago
This is from a location shoot where only one mic on the camera was working. 10825_joannelou.wav.zip I'm trying to remove the room noise and bring up the voices as the overall recording is poor. I appl
Re: Reconstructing audio
by Chris Wright 5 days ago
they don't say it in the help files, but applying little bit at a time until you hear tinnyness then back up one time instead of one hard noise reduction all at once. capture noise print noise process
Hard Drive Recovered but No Access to Adobe Software
by Tim Miller 6 days ago
Hello fellow members in the pasture! Recently, my iMac, OSX 10.9.5 crashed. Through a Mac repair store I was able to recover the contents of the hard drive. It required that the tech reinstall the OSX
Re: Hard Drive Recovered but No Access to Adobe Software
by Chris Wright 5 days ago
request the cs6 disk from adobe or download it from somewhere else and burn to disk. without a full 100% partition backup, programs won't work correctly. https: helpx.adobe.com x-productkb policy-pric
Project file - everything dissapears
by Ian Campbell 6 days ago
I have a student who has brought me a puzzling problem. All her clips, sequences (everything) has dissapeared from her Premiere Pro CS6 prproj file. She was working on windows 10 machine. I tried load
Re: Project file - everything dissapears
by Chris Wright 5 days ago
I know you can edit the XML. I'll try to find the post that talks about that. You should also have Adobe take a look at it. It may be possible to copy and paste the EDL section into a new project's XM
Importing transcoded XAVC footage in Premiere
by Mirko Laflamme 6 days ago
I'm currently trying to edit some FS5 footage that I did not shoot. However, the person who did imported the XAVC files into Final Cut before giving them to me and converted them to .mov. It seems the
Re: Importing transcoded XAVC footage in Premiere
by Chris Wright 6 days ago
this will tell you the fourcc data https: mediaarea.net nn MediaInfo Download Mac_OS
current HDR support in premiere 20 pages!
by Chris Wright 6 days ago
i was going to do a bunch of tests, but Wow, you have to read this. its like a 20 page review of current hdr support in premiere. http: www.mysterybox.us blog month=November-2016 also, i will be testi
Premiere Pro Quicktime Export Significantly Lower Quality
by Madeline Stephenson 7 days ago
Hey guys! Please bear with me, as I am new to Premiere and not a very experienced editor. If there is any more information you need, just say the word. I am editing Apple Pro Res 422 footage in Premie
Re: Premiere Pro Quicktime Export Significantly Lower Quality
by Daniel Waldron 7 days ago
Are you exporting final delivery files As many find out the hard way, Adobe's Quicktime H.264 compression is garbage. A good workflow is to export a ProRes master of your final file and use Media Enco
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4K Display with HDR Recommendations
by Elliot M. Smith 1 week ago
I'm a colorist, I've had only a handful of requests for HDR deliverables, but I expect to get more soon. From my digging right now (Nov 2016) the 4K HDR spec is still sort of floating around, and ther
Re: 4K Display with HDR Recommendations
by Chris Wright 7 days ago
93% P3 and 1000 nits is minimum for HDR specs. ironically, how they expect to work everything in rec 2020, when most Tv's can't handle 100% P3 is beyond me.
Color Grading in FCPX
by Liz Goldman 1 week ago
Hi Everyone! I have a question about color grading and wanted to reach out here to see if anyone could help. I shoot with a canon 5D Mark III and shoot in visiontech picture style. I use colorfinale f
Re: Color Grading in FCPX
by Chris Wright 1 week ago
In camera, the sharpness and contrast is all the way down and only slight unsharp is added in post. for the grading, it looks like they warmed the white balance towards magenta.
smoothing out changes between frames to avoid jittery sketch and cartoonize effects
by Greg Sage 2 weeks ago
There are a number of effects that turn each frame into a sketch, cartoon, brush stroke, etc. I have the same problem with all of them, though, that they look great on individual frames, but an absolu
Re: smoothing out changes between frames to avoid jittery sketch and cartoonize effects
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
flash will do tweening(interpolation) that's why. thanks for posting solution.
What should a properly exposed 18% gray card read under the RGB color picker?
by Tim Wilde 2 weeks ago
In Resolve 12.5, after enabling "Show picker RGB value", what are the RGB values of a properly exposed (or corrected) 18% gray card (Rec709 assumed)
Re: What should a properly exposed 18% gray card read under the RGB color picker?
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
this should clear it up http: www.xdcam-user.com 2014 12 ultimate-guide-for-cine-ei-on-the-sony-pxw-fs7
Color or Gamma/Brightness Shift in FCPX output...anyone else see this?
by Rich Kaelin 2 weeks ago
Hi. This is a long but detailed description of issue, but please read and see attached files. I have avoided FCPX but finally got on board. In FCP 7 I would see a NOTABLE color shift (or gamma shift,
Re: Color or Gamma/Brightness Shift in FCPX output...anyone else see this?
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
this should convert the gamma https: f1.creativecow.net 10598 fixmyyoutube
deinterlace 50i to 25p with smooth motion
by Zsolt Koppányi 2 weeks ago
Hello, I sent this post to Premiere Pro forum but I use both programs, and could an AE expert here who knows the answer. My original footage (.mts) setting is 1920x1080 50i (this cam can't record prog
Re: deinterlace 50i to 25p with smooth motion
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
in AE, right click footage, interpret to change field.
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sky replacement
by payman naderi 2 weeks ago
hello I'm Trying to replace sky with some clouds,but bride is in the scene,and i tried every way to do it,but unsuccessful, there is a question, how can i replace sky with a huge white subject in the
Re: sky replacement
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
if the sky and dress have exact luma and chroma, then not even a key will work. i made a template that will procedurally key stuff. https: f1.creativecow.net 7029 ae-cs55-sky if it fails, i recommend
Green Screen with Orange Tracking Markers
by Matthew Talesfore 2 weeks ago
Hey AE power users I need a help in converting this Nuke workflow to an equivalent workflow in AE. This workflow eliminates orange markers on a green-screen. The basic premiss is that you change the o
Re: Green Screen with Orange Tracking Markers
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
probably use that precomp you made as alpha matte maybe. or put keyed stuff as transfer layer color. hard to say without playing with it. that being said, I personally don't see how this whole techniq
Getting the best color H264?
by Patrick Murphy 3 weeks ago
Hi Community, I am tired of seeing my color get washed out after a render. (see embeded image... top is AE, bottom is the rendered h.264 video) I have been doing 2d animation for a while now and have
Re: Getting the best color H264?
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
if you're not selecting -configure-codec in media encoder dnxhd 709 as video levels or you want another codec that doesn't support it, you can burn in the video levels with a LUT. I made one that work
Unrecognised audio by Premiere Pro
by Mike Kann 2 weeks ago
Weird Problem I have just recorded my screen as an MP4 with an MPEG4 codec, playing the video back all works fine: the video is goo, computer audio good, computer mic good. It plays back fine in every
Re: Unrecognised audio by Premiere Pro
by Ann Bens 2 weeks ago
Convert with Handbrake and also set it to constant framerate and try again. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 CC Adobe Community Professional
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Need Clarification on AVCHD render quality
by Bryce Douglass 2 weeks ago
I just upgraded my iMac to 16GB of ram and am now able to edit AVCHD natively in premiere pro CC. My iMac is an i7 quad core with 1TB fusion drive. If I add any effects to my timeline that has AVCHD f
Re: Need Clarification on AVCHD render quality
by andy lewis 2 weeks ago
Effects (including colour correction) in PPro are calculated in 32-bit float. This isn't going to improve the quality of 8-bit material but it does mean that inserting an upconversion stage (prores tr
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free chroma repair project
by Chris Wright 5 years ago
I made a chroma smoother for After Effects. It sandwiches rgb to hsl, then smart blurs only the saturation channel, so there's zero blurring on the actual rgb. It fixes minor DCT blockyness and grainy
Re: free chroma repair project
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
skin and noise repair AE CC 2015 this will compare, via procedural techniques, 4:4:4 to a faux 4:2:0 to analyze your footage to determine likely low quality pixels. it can blur noise, chroma, or even
File: skin and noise repair
by Chris Wright 2 weeks ago
aep file skin and noise repair AE CC 2015 this will compare, via procedural techniques, 4:4:4 to a faux 4:2:0 to analyze your footage to determine likely low quality pixels. it can blur noise, chroma,
Choosing color bit depth when transcoding 10-bit footage
by Eren Gulfidan 3 weeks ago
Hi there, I recently shot some footage on Sony FS7. The camera records 10-bit, and we shot in 4K. Now I need to transcode all the footage to ProRes 4444 on AME and I'm going to leave the size 4K. The
Re: Choosing color bit depth when transcoding 10-bit footage
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
do what the colorist wants 444. even more grading opportunity at 444 XQ though, higher bitrate for more dynamic range. EXR plugin is 32bpc. adobe warns about large file sizes. max render quality- is f
Volunteers for Lightsabers Rotoscoping
by Tomy Alcayaga 3 weeks ago
Hello CCow Community! I have to present a proyect for my school on saturday, it s a collection of shots with different vfx shots to show my work, I have been working almost all year on this, but I hav
Re: Volunteers for Lightsabers Rotoscoping
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
please post that in https: jobs.creativecow.net jobNew.php under pay-no pay.
File: fixmyyoutube
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
cube file 64 cube iridas lut for burning in darker 16-235 from 0-255 for youtube upload. it darkens image, then youtube re-lightens again. https: f1.creativecow.net 10598 fixmyyoutube
Re: fixmyyoutube
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
it doesn't work with adjustment layers directly you have to use it in the dropdown for the export in adobe media encoder. or you can NEST it first. its a premiere bug. also it needs to be copied in bo
File: premiere pro cc 2015.2 broadcast safe preset
by Chris Wright 3 weeks ago
prfpset file premiere pro cc 2015.2 broadcast safe preset 1. import preset. two items appear 2. make two adjustment layers on separate video tracks above all footage 3. make first one just over video
Banding in the sky only after I render a clip
by Luke Pearson 1 month ago
I have an opening scene in a video I'm working on that starts with a slow fade in. That first clip looks crisp and smooth until I render the clip. Then you can see terrible banding in the sky during t
Re: Banding in the sky only after I render a clip
by John Pale 1 month ago
Luke Pearson "where do i change the preview codec " Bottom portion of Sequence Settings. In some sequence presets, the default is MPEG I-Frame, which I believe is 8 bit.
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Resolve Color Management: Gamma shift on SAME screen upon render
by Jacob Altman 1 month ago
Hi there, I have a very simple requirement. I am grading in DaVinci Resolve 12.5 on the latest 5K Apple iMac (with default iMac Display Profile enabled). No external monitor attached. All I need is fo
Re: Resolve Color Management: Gamma shift on SAME screen upon render
by Chris Wright 1 month ago
Its probably the 0-255 to 16-235 conversion. You can handle it with color profiles or transfer luts.
Best software for changing frame rate?
by Mathew Farrell 2 months ago
Hi all I'm altering the frame rate of a few projects at the moment, mostly coming from 24, 25 and 30 fps to 24 and 25 fps (or the decimal speeds). I know a bunch of different apps or ways to do this,
Re: Best software for changing frame rate?
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
Alchemist od will do a better job
Skin tones in Premiere CC
by Oliver Smith 2 months ago
Looking for advice... the following skin tones don't look correct to me... any tips on how to adjust improve it. Thanks in advance.
Re: Skin tones in Premiere CC
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
lookup skin tone line and hue rotation. Temperature and tint. Should be @ 1100 position using scopes while crop masking only skin.
Exported Stills JPGs and TIFFs to low contrast
by Florian Gintenreiter 2 months ago
Hi! I'm trying to export stills of the grades I made. I exported them to JPG and TIFF files, but they have lower contrast compared to what I see in the viewer during grading. To make sure it was not a
Re: Exported Stills JPGs and TIFFs to low contrast
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
see if this rgb to video lut will help. it will convert 0-255 to 16-235 https: f1.creativecow.net 10598 fixmyyoutube
Slow splash-screen startups for no apparent reason. WTF?!
by Mel Matsuoka 2 months ago
I am about to go "Office Space" on Premiere Pro 2015.4 on macOS 10.10.5. For no reason, Premiere will often randomly decide to take 30 minutes to startup, leaving me and my clients to stare at the all
Re: Slow splash-screen startups for no apparent reason. WTF?!
by Mel Matsuoka 2 months ago
Well, after more investigating, I figured out that the possible culprit could be the Noise Industries "FXFactory" plugin package. Even after trashing my Premiere prefs, uninstalling Premiere, deleting
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16mm Photochemical Generation Loss Look with DSLR footage 10-bit and up
by Kk Akuoku 2 months ago
It seems that when trying to achieve the "Film Look" on digital these days, the few who really take their time to craft in are drawn to the clean, low contrast film negative style. I, on the other han
Re: 16mm Photochemical Generation Loss Look with DSLR footage 10-bit and up
by Chris Wright 2 months ago
the subtractive process can greatly change any color including skin tones at 16bpc precision for high quality work. that external software link says the LUT will work in davinci. if its iridas or adob
The Most Average Movies of the Past 15 Years: A So-So List
by Scott Roberts 3 months ago
While it's standard to come up with a list of the best films of a time period, and probably even easier to come up with the worst films; it takes a REAL memory to try to come up perfectly horizontal m
Re: The Most Average Movies of the Past 15 Years: A So-So List
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
i rate movies by the friend zone factor. if they are mediocre, they are the friend that asks to borrow your lawnmower once in a while. You don't remember why they ask, and you'd rather not ask because
C300 : Converting in-camera overcranked footage back to real time.
by Dejha Ti 3 months ago
I'm editing a project where we wanted the ability to have slow mo for some shots and realtime for other shots. The DP used the C300's slow mo function where it it converts 60fps into 24fps making the
Re: C300 : Converting in-camera overcranked footage back to real time.
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
best honest advice, buy a Snell Alchemist OD. or find someone who owns a alchemist or teranex converter. anything else will have artifacts.
Best method to burn a feature film to Blu Rays for distribution? Or should I stick with DVDs?
by Jade Whitmire 3 months ago
Hi everyone! I m working on finishing up a feature film in the coming months and am going to be distributing it myself, via digital platforms as well as physical media. My concern is with physical med
Re: Best method to burn a feature film to Blu Rays for distribution? Or should I stick with DVDs?
by Chris Wright 3 months ago
its not so much the disc type as the expensive encoder. dvd's with low end encoders look like VHS. blu-ray can be ugly too. make'em nice. hey, even harry potter is on dvd. that being said, the old ada
Exposure question
by Duke Sweden 4 months ago
I put this in Cinematography but after 3 days not one response. The Adobe forums seem to be the only active ones, so I thought I repost this here and hopefully one of my many mentors will jump in. ***
Re: Exposure question
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
If your image doesn't have usable information (ie. it's insanely dark or blown out) then there's no use in grading it. I'd rather have some fill light and bring it down instead of trying to boost up n
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Match WB Kelvin to color temperature of lamps?
by Duke Sweden 5 months ago
This is more out of curiosity than anything else. Up until now I've adjusted the white balance kelvin in close proximity to where it "should" be, then adjust for taste. I was wondering, however, if I
Re: Match WB Kelvin to color temperature of lamps?
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
you're getting banding if you shoot 8 bit for sure which h.264 is. it's the same idea why the hue angle makes little dots ;) with h.264, you need to check your zebras histogram for correct black white
Problems with color depth in Speedgrade
by Raphael Ofner 5 months ago
Hello everybody! As said in the title I've got problems with the color depth in Adobe Speedgrade. I want to color-correct the footage of my DJI drone using LUTs and of course the build-in tools from S
Re: Problems with color depth in Speedgrade
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
whoa! that certainly doesn't look like 64 cube luts. looks like 8-16 luts. Which luts did you use did you render out to a 8 bit codec try dnxHR or prores instead. I have actually made a premiere prese
Color problems with H.264!
by Dean Milan 5 months ago
Hi! I have a project that I have been editing in Premiere pro (2015.3) for a while now, and when I take my finished project over to AME, I usually do two copies, one H264 and the other Cineform codecs
Re: Color problems with H.264!
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
https: forums.adobe.com thread 2172639
simple colour matching & exposue advice required please
by Gordon Henry 5 months ago
advise please.. Hi Guys, I have shot a theatre show with 2 cameras and i will be doing a simple Multicam edit with FCP 7.. the show is about 90 mins in length . The 2 cameras do vary in saturation and
Re: simple colour matching & exposue advice required please
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
'tips on color correcting these two clips wildly different DSLR settings' https: forums.creativecow.net thread 394 32#35
Matching color on Sony A7sii and Canon T2i
by Steve Barone 5 months ago
Hey, I hope someone can lend some knowledge on this one. A buddy and I have to collect video shots around town for a project but we have different cameras. I have a SonyA7sii and he has a Canon T2i. I
Re: Matching color on Sony A7sii and Canon T2i
by Blaise Douros 5 months ago
I agree with Steve here. No picture profile is going to be as good as sitting down with the two cameras for an hour and shooting a color chip. A lot of people think that there's a software solution to
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How can I achieve this look?
by Jimi Lund 5 months ago
Hi all, I have some "standard" HD video footage, shot outdoors, properly exposed etc and would like to try and grade it to get it to something like this look: https: www.youtube.com watch v=LcIvm0YW_6
Re: How can I achieve this look?
by Chris Wright 5 months ago
thread crosspost https: forums.creativecow.net thread 277 38314#38323
File: free star wars 5 "look" for after effects5
by Chris Wright 2 years ago
rar file free star wars 5 "look" for after effects5 ae cs5.5 technicolor, tints, etc. https: f1.creativecow.net 8358 free-star-wars-5-look-for-after-effects5
Re: free star wars 5 "look" for after effects5
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
you'll have to right click - replace with your own footage :D
removing audio glitch with Izotope RX
by Dan Scheuerman 6 months ago
Hi all. I recorded some music that ended up with some harsh, periodic glitches during a short section. There about 20 of them and I can identify them easily using the spectral view here in Izotope RX.
Re: removing audio glitch with Izotope RX
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
if its that obvious, then audition's auto heal should fix it easily.
HDR Documentation?
by Brian Sarfatty 6 months ago
Hello! I am trying to find good documentation for the new HDR options in Premiere. I've been on Lynda.com, and seen a youtube clip posted by Adobe, and looked at Premiere help file. Also searched on C
Re: HDR Documentation?
by Pat Horridge 6 months ago
RAW is saving the sensor data as captured which helps eliminate incorrect camera settings on location. LOG is a way of adjusting the way the limited bit depth of a recording format. LOG trades one are
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Building a DIY camera.
by Miles Andy Thatch 6 months ago
This is a project is an attempt of a proof of concept and is mean primarily for experimentation purposes but if it works then it might be used in a gig. I need to find a camera (or a sensor) that can
Re: Building a DIY camera.
by Chris Wright 6 months ago
you'll be interested to hear that even if they didn't use fat32, their firmware disables recording to not be taxed as camcorders. You could find a GH2, GH3 no recording limit with lens for @400-500
Apple dropping QuickTime and backup issues
by Brian Betz 6 months ago
I am seeking some advice on backing up some of my files and I have always received excellent advice from this forum and, thus, I thought I would throw this out to the group and see what folks have to
Re: Apple dropping QuickTime and backup issues
by Tim Wilson 6 months ago
Walter Soyka "Official Apple ProRes encoding on Windows is currently available in Assimilate SCRATCH and The Foundry's NUKE, if you need it. " There are other, albeit in some cases less official ways
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