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Christina Rodriguez

Member Since:
June 18th 2010
95 Posts
Simple Keying Rotation... Getting unexpected results
by Christina Rodriguez 4 years ago
Hi, hopefully someone can shed some light. I am keying the rotation of some text, but the rotation outcome is different than the movement I am intending. My camera is currently rotated on the Z axis 2
How do I replace a pre-cut audio clip? quick advice needed!
by Fred Divinio 9 years ago
Hi everyone! I really need your help! We've recorded tons of HD video of musical instruments. Audio was recorded with microphones as well. While me friend was busy mastering the audio from the mics, I
Re: How do I replace a pre-cut audio clip? quick advice needed!
by Christina Rodriguez 4 years ago
Hey, I realize this is an old post, but I was looking for a solution to this... And I found a very simple one. If you have Quicktime 7, open your new audio and the original video file. Then select all
EROR CODE: "RAM preview needs 2 or more frames to playback"
by Christina Rodriguez 7 years ago
HI, I'm experiencing this error message: ""RAM preview needs 2 or more frames to playback" I've seen similar questions pop up, but yet to find the solution. My composition is quite simple at the momen
Re: EROR CODE: "RAM preview needs 2 or more frames to playback"
by Todd Kopriva 7 years ago
The After Effects CS6 (11.0.2) update was just released. It includes many bug fixes and adds some GPUs to the list of those that can be used for GPU acceleration of ray-traced 3D rendering. Details ar
Indesign - export paginated postscript file - not opening correctly in Preview or is there another way to export a paginated PDF?
by Christina Rodriguez 8 years ago
I tried to make my title as short as possible.. In a nut shell, I am exporting a postscript file from the Print Booklet feature in Indesign. Why not export a straight PDF from Indesign you may be wond
Re: Indesign - export paginated postscript file - not opening correctly in Preview or is there another way to export a paginated PDF?
by Dwayne Smith 8 years ago
G'day Rather than leaving your export ppd as device independent choose a ppd (probably doesn't matter much which one) and set your paper size to custom (it should load your paper size in the relevant
Travel Alpha - composite mode like FCP?
by Christina Rodriguez 8 years ago
I've been a FCP user for a few years, just trying to get a feel for Adobe premiere, to help me decide if I should make the switch... So I am editing a web spot and decided to give Premiere a try with
Re: Travel Alpha - composite mode like FCP?
by Christina Rodriguez 8 years ago
Well, I found another post with a similar questions not too far down... someone mentioned the track matte and title tool, so I did a search and found this immensely helpful video tutorial... HTH someo
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Cant get Canopus advc110 working at all???
by Martin Kennedy 9 years ago
Hi all, I have just bought a canopus advc110 in the hope of capturing vhs tapes in FCP7. I am working on the old white iMac core duo, and im running osx 10.6.7 I have a vhs player (pal) connected to t
Re: Cant get Canopus advc110 working at all???
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Is the Canopus light on when it's plugged into your computer C.R.
mask won't dissolve out
by aaron smith 9 years ago
I'm editing a project in fcp 7, i've added some rectangle masks on one track and put the video on the track above it (and changed the composite mode to travel matte-luma)...i'm using the masks to help
Re: mask won't dissolve out
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
I believe that you need to add the transition to both the video clip and the mask.... C.R.
HD Show to SD DVD
by Mike Kearns 9 years ago
I have a HD show that needs to be down converted to SD and burn to a dvd, whats is the best work flow. I would normally export final product in apple pro res so I have it, then place that in a SD time
Re: HD Show to SD DVD
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Here are requirements of a a few stations I upload to: (this is for tv commercials though, not programming) If your spot is in High Definition, please use the following file format: MPEG2 .m2t (Note:
up converting in timeline
by philip Dadson 9 years ago
hi. I am editing a project in Final Cut pro that mixes upgraded HD 1080i50 files (1080i to full HD1920 via Pro res422 HQ) with After Effects files. Each digital Quicktime file is high in gegabites and
Re: up converting in timeline
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Yes... you would use the Media Manager... Look at the FCP manual on how to use. C.R.
reconnect media to different audio tracks
by Jason Wood 9 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to reconnect media, but i want to reconnect tracks 1&2 in my sequence to tracks 3&4 on the mov im connecting too. Basically the orignal mov had stereo on tracks 1&2 and the new media ha
Re: reconnect media to different audio tracks
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
When you say "reconnect" do you mean "link" In this case... If I understand you correctly, then you need to unlink your audio from your video (option-L) then select your new audio and video, and hit o
resizing
by Dan Newton 9 years ago
Hello, I am in need of some urgent help: I would like to know the following: I have received a psd file with text in one layer and on another layer a logo the size is 1280 x 720 I would like to know h
Re: resizing
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Method 1: This is for video right (i'm guessing because of the size) Make a new file, using the video preset that matches your settings (I think in your case it would be PAL D1 DV, 720x576 (with guide
L&C Spliting Clip Randomly
by Gabriel Borba 9 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to capture some Mini DV tapes but something's wrong. I'm on FCP7, using an iMac, MAC OS X 10.6.5 (Processor: 3.06 Intel Core i3; Memory 4GB 1333 MHz DDR3) connected to a Sony HDV 1080i.
Re: L&C Spliting Clip Randomly
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Go to your FCP Preferences and, if it's checked, uncheck "abort capture on dropped frames" C.R.
Two takes alternating quickly in final cut
by relo vincenzo 9 years ago
Hey guys, I'm a newbie to final Cut, and I was just wondering if there was any way to produce the same effect as this video from 1:09 to around 1:37 http: www.youtube.com watch v=F-nnEozuxxc From what
Re: Two takes alternating quickly in final cut
by Chris Wiggles 9 years ago
You guys are missing the Blink Filter which does this auromatically for you. If you just stack one clip on top of the other, then set the blink as fast as you want, it will reveal the underlying clip,
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Christina Rodriguez liked this 9 years ago
rotoscoping + intuos 4
by Andy Schroeder 9 years ago
My current project requires a lot of rotoscoping. Previously I hadn't had to do large amounts of roto and using the mouse for it in Apple Motion 3 worked fine, but it's been killing me, I thought mayb
Re: rotoscoping + intuos 4
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
APple Pro Res HQ is for cameras that shoot 4:4:4 (overkill for your footage) The d7000 shoots 4:2:2... So the ProRes or ProRes LT will be enough. It won't degrade your footage and making it 4:4:4 won'
creating pdf 300dpi file from fcp
by nick james 9 years ago
hi, im doing a favour job on a pop promo, and the pr company are now asking me to supply 300dpi pdf files from the final cut. is that possible seeing as its only shot with the 5D at 1920x1080. they wa
Re: creating pdf 300dpi file from fcp
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
A CD jack is about 4 3 4 by 5... so 4.75 X 300 dpi = 1425 and 5 x 300, = 1500... So you need an image that is around 1425 pixels x 1500... If you export stills at the best settings, they will be wide
Faded Blacks in Illustrator
by Hunter Hempen 9 years ago
Hi there, I'm pretty new to Illustrator, and I've been having some issues with greyed whited-out parts of my document. In particular, a black image (sillouhete) appears normally black in Illustrator..
Re: Faded Blacks in Illustrator
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Rich black = C 30, M 20, Y, 20, K 100... If you have black text over color, set it to Overprint or Multiply (but keep it 100% black only)... Digital Printing is cheaper if you are doing only a limited
copy/paste attributes at browser level?
by Jason Brown 9 years ago
I have 5 clips that I want to set audio levels at the browser level, so anytime I use them they will be at a consistent level. Basically, I want to use the copy and paste attribute at the browser leve
Re: copy/paste attributes at browser level?
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
I don't know if it can be done that way... What you could do is make a new sequence, drag all of you audio clips into the sequence... Adjust one of the clips, copy, then select the rest of the clips,
Lighten up!
by Matt Surf 9 years ago
Hi there, Does anyone have any best tips on how to lighten up a scene that has been shot a tad too dark in natural light without making the image appear grainy or over exposed (there are times when I
Re: Lighten up!
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Use the 3-way color correcter and your vector-scopes. The vector scopes will help you judge how much you actually have to lighten your clip.. C.R.
Upgrade trading-up and Apple policy question
by Mark Suszko 9 years ago
Well, I got the word our new editing macs will be delivered late next week, with FCS 7, Motion 4, etc. and Leopard. Just in time to get obsoleted this April, according to the rumors. Can't be helped,
Re: Upgrade trading-up and Apple policy question
by David Roth Weiss 9 years ago
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Disk image not mounting
by David Heidelberger 13 years ago
Hello, I'm having a strange DVD Studio Pro problem. I finished a project and did a build format. I like to burn from Disk Images, so I had it create one of those. Everything finished fine. But when I
Re: Disk image not mounting
by David Heidelberger 13 years ago
Well, that was stupid. When I named the disk image, it was apparently missing an extension. I just had to add ".img" to the end. Boy do I feel dumb. Sorry for the trouble. - David
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when I shrink a object it get distorted
by leandro petreca 9 years ago
Hi! when I shrink a object it get distorted... Did someone had this problem before
Re: when I shrink a object it get distorted
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
I have an old version... so yours may be a problem with one of the newer features. C.R.
export groups to Photoshop layers
by David Tannenbaum 9 years ago
First: I don't really know how to use Illustrator. I have Illustrator CS. Someone gave me a file that only has one layer but contained within that one layer are many, many groups. Is there a way to ex
Re: export groups to Photoshop layers
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
I have this archaic version. Go to FIle Export. Select PSD or Photoshop then in options select write layers. make sure all of the boxes are checked (except maybe embed ICC profile). Make sure to choos
missing layers
by Tabitha Elger 9 years ago
I have a logo that was created in Illustrator. When I now open that file in Illustrator, I see the whole logo in the preview pane but when the file opens up there are a couple layers missing. I have l
Re: missing layers
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
have you tried pressing command-y If not, do you see the outlines when you do this C.R.
Preserving Alpha Channel for FCP?
by Eric Lochstampfor 9 years ago
Hi, I'm trying to use a logo, made by our graphic artist in Final Cut, only when I go to it has a white background. When I view it in Photoshop I can see through to the checkered background, so I am a
Re: Preserving Alpha Channel for FCP?
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Make sure the logo is in RGB mode (in Photoshop) Try, in FCP. with the image selected in your timeline, go to Modify Alpha TYpe and see if it's set to none ignore. If so, change that setting. If that
Creating vector outlines
by Joshua Leong 9 years ago
Hi all, I am trying to create graphics to be printed as vinyl stickers and have been advised by the printer that I need to create a magenta outline around the contours of the sticker for the die cutti
Re: Creating vector outlines
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
well... this is a shot in the dark, but is your original graphic vector If not, there is another way, but it isn't pretty most of the time, especially if your graphic is of too low resolution. Command
Combining paths into single vector
by Mario Quintana 9 years ago
Hello, I am prepping an Illustrator file in order to animate in After Effects. Working in Illustrator CS4. The Illustrator file I have is a kind of "flourish graphic" with vines and various objects wi
Re: Combining paths into single vector
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Are there brushes or special effects If so, you need to expand all brushes and outlines before merging anything. AND if you do expend brushes, you need to go to Object Path Clean up to delete paths wi
.pat files in illustrator?
by Josh Haskell 9 years ago
Can someone tell me if and how you open pattern files (.pat) in illustrator Thanks!
Re: .pat files in illustrator?
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
I don't think Illustrator opens those files. http: www.fileinfo.com extension pat C.R.
Purchase pre made graphics
by Tony Esposito 9 years ago
Where is a good place to purchase high-end looking graphics to create mainly logos but also use in other print work and maybe some video There's got to be a place that graphic artist use when they are
Re: Purchase pre made graphics
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
If you read the licensing rules of most stock image sites they specifically state against the use of RF imagery illustration in logos. Making a logo of pre-made illustrations is not exactly creating y
Adjustments Panel vs dialog box
by Mike Mitchell 9 years ago
Hi, I just upgraded from Photoshop CS3 to CS5 (for Mac) today and i've got a problem with the interface. I use alot of adjustment layers for Levels. Here's my problem... In CS3, I could change the set
Re: Adjustments Panel vs dialog box
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
For me, that TAB button has always made all the dialog boxes disappear (I'm talking about Photoshop CS)... Unless I already had clicked on a dialog box and had to enter a setting manually then tabbed
Create outline for effect?
by Naveen Mallikarjuna 9 years ago
Very basic question, but I can't seem to figure this out. I have some text. I've put a Warp effect on it. Now I'd like to create outlines so there are editable points, but with the final vector path a
Re: Create outline for effect?
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
You're right... I didn't have Illustrator open to double check that. Glad it solved your problem... C.R.
InDesign For An Editor
by Heather Bell 9 years ago
Hi, I work for a publication that is created in InDesign, and I am used to making text edits and minor layout changes in the InDesign. I don't really do anything else. I'm moving away from the locatio
Re: InDesign For An Editor
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
If you are only editing copy, just the file and the fonts. However since you are on PC, the fonts sent to you need to be PC compatible I believe. Shouldn't be a problem opening on a PC or Mac... C.R.
Indesign CS3 Layout Problem
by Cory Jackson 9 years ago
Hi, I'm currently making a newsletter in InDesign CS3 and was having trouble getting it setup right. I will be printing double sided 11x17 sheets and I want 8 separate pages (2 sheets of 11x17). Howev
Re: Indesign CS3 Layout Problem
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Make your page setup to 8.5 x 11, but select facing pages. C.R.
new camera raw plugin for old version of photoshop
by chris walker 9 years ago
I have photoshop cs3. I just purchased a Panasonic GH2. Adobe has added support for raw gh2 files, but the new plugin is only for cs5. How do I view the raw files in cs3 I can't find any references to
Re: new camera raw plugin for old version of photoshop
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Did you try contacting Panasonic directly Perhaps they can help... (Then again I usually find customer service or tech suport to lack knowledge) But hey, you may get lucky. C.R.
photoshop document/image size wrong
by Hey Chong 9 years ago
I am making an invitation in PS, (honestly because I know it so much better than ID), which will eventually be printed. I set the canvas and image size to be 5x7, but it is so much larger than that. R
Re: photoshop document/image size wrong
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Your file size is not huge. If you were sending this to a printing press, it would need to be 300dpi (dpi = dots per inch or ppi=pixels per inch)... and CYMK (which is why Indesign or Illustrator are
printing large photos
by Aubrey Fields 9 years ago
I wonder if anyone can help me I am trying to print a photo that is 77 inches x 42 inches. I am using an intel imac 10.5.8 with 4 gig ram and an HP Z3100. I am using Photoshop CS3. The resolution of t
Re: printing large photos
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
I think that the USB cable cannot handle so much data at a time, which is why you can also connect the printer via Ethernet cable. Read this about USB and Ethernet: (from http: www.ehow.com facts_6908
"de-pixelation"?
by Andy Carroll 9 years ago
I work for a small production company, and I mainly use FCP for editing since I primarily do video work. I have a client that has still images that were pulled from video and is wanting them to be cle
Re: "de-pixelation"?
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
It seems more feasible to pull something from a 16mm film... perhaps even HD since you can actually scan the film... (But quite expensive I imagine)... C.R.
Edges Issues
by Kevin Muse 9 years ago
I need some advice. I am sure there is a tutorial on this somewhere but I want to search for the right term. See the attached photo. I am making a logo in PS5 and I want to know if there is a trick to
Re: Edges Issues
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
What resolution are you working in C.R.
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