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Claude Lyneis

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February 12th 2012
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4k Projects edited in Proxy-Does Compressor use 4k as starting point?
by Claude Lyneis 1 week ago
I am now using 4k files, but have to work in proxy with my 2011 iMac. The export process is out to 1080p through Compressor. I am assuming that Compressor starts with the full 4k images and then squee
Re: 4k Projects edited in Proxy-Does Compressor use 4k as starting point?
by Claude Lyneis 6 days ago
Thanks Jeff. I would not have guessed that it would use the proxy, instead of original. At some point, I will see if I can verify that experimentally. I am guessing the compressor will require more ti
Phillip Bloom goes to the dark side
by Claude Lyneis 2 months ago
With all the discussions of hack a Macs and advantages and disadvantages of the new iMacPro, I thought this video on using Adobe Premiere on a high powered pc workstation was interesting. A bit off to
Re: Phillip Bloom goes to the dark side
by Claude Lyneis 1 week ago
There is a cost in time and effort to deal with Windows vs buying more expensive hardware from Apple. None of this is new. I would rather spend my limited brain cells on editing than operating systems
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Because Avid is sooooo hard
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
Couldn't resist. http: www.avidblogs.com seven-year-old-auteur-shows-ed-asner-whats-up - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
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Shawn Miller liked this 3 weeks ago
Re: Because Avid is sooooo hard
by Claude Lyneis 3 weeks ago
She has a wonderful accent
The Color Wheels Mystery - Demystified
by Simon Ubsdell 1 month ago
Here is a follow-up video that brings together some of the points Oliver and I have tried to explain on this forum and also offers a clearer explanation of the how and why of what we are seeing. https
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David Lawrence liked this 1 month ago
Re: The Color Wheels Mystery - Demystified
by Claude Lyneis 1 month ago
Jeremy: Sorry if I didn't take the discussion of whether it is properly labeled a bug or not too seriously. Whatever it is labeled it needs to be fixed by Apple and I think Simon's explanation of what
The Color Wheels Mystery ...
by Simon Ubsdell 2 months ago
I am sure all of you here know much more about the color science than I do and can explain what is happening with the color wheels in FCP X 10.4 (specifically the Shadows, Midtones and Highlights) and
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David Lawrence liked this 1 month ago
Re: The Color Wheels Mystery ...
by Claude Lyneis 1 month ago
Thanks Oliver. While your suggestion is probably the most practical, I am still evaluating whether filming in 4k for eventual 1080 p carries enough advantages to outweigh the extra time, effort and st
FCPX comparison '17 Quad iMac to Octo Core iMac Pro
by Craig Seeman 2 months ago
Very interesting results by Max Yuryev. There's some typo in his graphs so I suspect he was rushing to get this online. Let the debates begin. The "best" option is certainly debatable given the result
Re: FCPX comparison '17 Quad iMac to Octo Core iMac Pro
by Claude Lyneis 2 months ago
greg janza "When you factor in that most raids now are large enough to handle multiple 4k projects, it s much easier to copy the raw media to a raid and then start working instead of adding in the ti
FCP X 10.4 Released.
by Bill Davis 2 months ago
As previewed at the Creative Summit - the new release of FCP X - 10.4 dropped today. Does NOT require High Sierra as some had surmised. Have fun today! Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The sho
Re: FCP X 10.4 Released.
by Jeremy Garchow 2 months ago
Neil Goodman "Any thing in the update that we didn t know about already " They added a "clients with huge budgets" button. It's an amazing new paradigm.
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Claude Lyneis liked this 2 months ago
FCPX Flow transition is killing me
by Larry Watts 3 months ago
About three months ago I needed to use flow. I watched Simon demonstrate MFVX's tool and was impressed so I tried the one in FCPX. EVERYTIME I try to use it I got a beach ball. I chalked it up to my s
Re: FCPX Flow transition is killing me
by Claude Lyneis 3 months ago
I have a mid 11 27" iMac with 24 GB of ram. I was trying to use compressor with FCPX still running and it virtually stopped. Now I close FCPX and everything else and compressor cranks along. So I thin
FCPX editing advice
by Jack Pegoraro 3 months ago
Been running a small car related youtube channel for a couple of years. Only started using FCPX around 6 months ago and getting to grips with it a bit now. Wondered if anyone here had any advice on ho
Re: FCPX editing advice
by Claude Lyneis 3 months ago
For a one man team, I think the production values are quite good. From a technical FCPX point of view, it looks solid. From a viewers point of view, I thought the dialog was very repetitive and became
FCPX & Sony RX100V 4K?
by Ray Sherman 9 months ago
Hi, I have a Sony RX100V NTSC and normally shoot in 4K XAVC S 30p 100M. I archived the video straight off my SD card which ended up being imported as an H.264 codec. Being fairly new to FCPX, I would
Re: FCPX & Sony RX100V 4K?
by Claude Lyneis 4 months ago
That is really helpful in understanding dealing with 4k and the Sony formats. I am close to buying a Canon XF-400 and will be faced with similar decisions since it also can do 4k and some form of XAVC
FCP: One or multiple libraries for Doc? looking for best solution.
by Andrew Mass 4 months ago
Hello - I was hoping someone with experience could help me solve a dilemma I'm having with FCP: I'm editing a documentary that I set up with many libraries (one per interview, etc). This is now causin
Re: FCP: One or multiple libraries for Doc? looking for best solution.
by Claude Lyneis 4 months ago
I use a single library. You can use multiple events for different parts of the doc. Keywording and smart collections can also be used to segregate your media. I agree, dragging across libraries is a d
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Is there a way to see items outside/overhanging the edges of the viewer?
by Tim Vining 4 months ago
Is there a way to see items dragged outside or overhanging the borders of the viewer I'm moving part of an image "offscreen" but I'd like to see the part that is offscreen while I am working with it.
Re: Is there a way to see items outside/overhanging the edges of the viewer?
by Claude Lyneis 4 months ago
You can set view title safe which gives you two frames over the image. Unfortunately it is hard to see the edge of the frame in this view and doesn't show what is outside the frame.
OT: Case Studies
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
New "Mindhunter" and "6 Below" videos here: https: www.adobe.com creativecloud video customer-stories.html Good for a lively weekend! Now if only ProApps marketing would step up to the plate Yes, thes
Re: OT: Case Studies
by Herb Sevush 4 months ago
I watched the Mindhunter piece and I was so let down. What's with all those big monitors Nobody was editing on a laptop, pad or cell phone. How can you expect me to take this stuff seriously Herb Sevu
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Claude Lyneis liked this 4 months ago
Photos, color correction and rendering time
by Claude Lyneis 4 months ago
I have been working on a project with some video and a number of stills. Late in the process, I was using Chromatic to color correct some of the stills, (typically jpeg and about 2MB). The project gro
Re: Photos, color correction and rendering time
by Claude Lyneis 4 months ago
Thanks, I will do some tests with those approaches, once I have delivered the video for its showing Saturday. It could be one of the color correcting one of the photos was causing a problem. Certainly
"Pushed two stops"
by Winston A. Cely 5 months ago
So, I'm watching Eyes Wide Shut, and I know the film was pushed two stops in post to enable Kubrick and Larry Smith to use as much available light as possible when filming. This is probably a stupid q
Re: "Pushed two stops"
by Claude Lyneis 5 months ago
On many video cameras, setting the gain is often done in db's . In this case a change of gain of 6 db, results in 1 stop, (a factor of 2 in light intensity). So 18 db is equivalent to three stops. If
This video is what the forum is all about
by andy patterson 5 months ago
I want to thank the Creative Cow for having this forum. It is a good place filled with interesting information. Having said that this forum is titled Apple Final Cut Pro Debates for a reason. This for
Re: This video is what the forum is all about
by Robin S. Kurz 5 months ago
As usual, how to settle matters in under 30 secs as opposed to 8+ tedious minutes https: www.youtube.com watch v=pRZgVZd9UmQ be it FCP 7 or Premiere, same difference. Nuff said.
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Claude Lyneis liked this 5 months ago
final cut 7 on mac OS 10.12 Sierra.
by Rossella Emanuele 7 months ago
Hi, I have a retina mac book pro and have been running Yosemite 10.10.5 for years because I edit using final cut 7. I am now having problems with many softwares including safari because i have not upg
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Rossella Emanuele liked this 7 months ago
Re: final cut 7 on mac OS 10.12 Sierra.
by Claude Lyneis 6 months ago
While I long ago went with FCPX, I am trying to help a friend with a FCP7 legacy project. I still have FCP7 version 7.03 on my main hard drive. I am running Mac OS Sierra 10.12.6 on a mid 11 27" mac.
Is it just me?
by Steve Connor 8 months ago
Or is this place a lot less fun that it used to be Seems to be dominated by people that don't actually use or particularly like FCPX and those that do are increasingly not posting.
Re: Is it just me?
by Walter Soyka 8 months ago
If you read the history of this forum before you arrived, you'll find a lot of people have criticized FCPX baselessly. You'll also find discussion around Quick Sync and Liquid and a great many other t
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Claude Lyneis liked this 8 months ago
More Bricklayers and Sculptors from Oliver and Simon
by David Lawrence 8 months ago
Great new post on Oliver's blog, deep diving into Simon's recent Bricklayers and Sculptors thread. Thanks for posting Oliver, and thanks Simon for giving us an in-depth look at how you organize and ed
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Tim Wilson liked this 8 months ago
Re: More Bricklayers and Sculptors from Oliver and Simon
by Simon Ubsdell 8 months ago
From the same article: If you're a subtractive editor, Grandma gets most of the footage, except maybe where snow splattered on the lens, where a direct shot of the sun flared the image out to blinding
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Claude Lyneis liked this 8 months ago
FCPX - Should we move to Premiere???
by Alex James 9 months ago
Hi All, This is probably a topic that has been covered time and time again but I wanted to create a forum post to ask advise on the best course of action for our company. We are a video production age
Re: FCPX - Should we move to Premiere???
by Oliver Peters 9 months ago
Erik Lindahl "Some even remove your source media when clean out its cache! ;)" Patient: Doctor, it hurts when I do that. Doctor: Don't do that! - Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Or
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Claude Lyneis liked this 9 months ago
Exporting for phone and tablet?
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
Client likes the version of a video I made for their Facebook page. Now they want dedicated versions for phones and tablets, with captioning on off options. Never made anything specifically for phones
Re: Exporting for phone and tablet?
by Noah Kadner 1 year ago
I actually find the direct submission mechanism a bit limited compared to the additional options you have on Vimeo YouTube. But if you want to just blast a bunch of stuff onto those sites, it can be t
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Claude Lyneis liked this 1 year ago
At least one NLE is making great use of the new Touch Bar
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
https: 9to5mac.com 2016 12 16 davinci-resolve-studio-12-5-4-touch-bar-macbook-pro
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Re: At least one NLE is making great use of the new Touch Bar
by Tero Ahlfors 1 year ago
Bill Davis "But pointing out how people tend to look for reasons to hate anything Apple creates (The Touch Bar of the thread topic being the latest and greatest example) - particularly when they have
Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
Watch Thomas Grove Carter Final Cut Pro X - Editing at the speed of thought. on Vimeo: https: vimeo.com 194855528 ref=em-share Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP X maste
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Re: Speaking of FCP X editorial speed...
by Tony West 1 year ago
Just kicking back around to the main point of his video, he wasn't trying to show that he was fast in this one program (because he would be efficient in any program. He didn't start editing when X cam
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Claude Lyneis liked this 1 year ago
The new Mac Mini
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
http: store.hp.com us en ContentView storeId=10151&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&eSpotName=Z2Mini
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Re: The new Mac Mini
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
I don't get the angle about this being great for CAD work. And this is not a mac mini vs. hp mini issue, but an overall form-factor issue. A small-footprint independent computer suggests a mobile, or
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Claude Lyneis liked this 1 year ago
Damn you TSA - the 16gig NewMacbook Pro limit is about battery capacity?
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
Just read that the main reason the new Mac Laptops are limited to 16 gigs is because beyond that, the battery capacities needed to run them for modern uptime requirements run afoul of the battery capa
Re: Damn you TSA - the 16gig NewMacbook Pro limit is about battery capacity?
by Jeremy Garchow 1 year ago
Obligatory: https: www.youtube.com watch v=-XSC_UG5_kU
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Claude Lyneis liked this 1 year ago
OMG - this is HUGE - (FCP-X 10.3)
by Bob Zelin 1 year ago
https: support.apple.com en-us HT207128 no more NFS required for FCP-X shared storage !!!!! Someone just showed this to me ! Bob Zelin Bob Zelin Rescue 1, Inc. bobzelin@icloud.com
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Re: OMG - this is HUGE - (FCP-X 10.3)
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
And it keeping with the season, it's bigly, too. Oliver Oliver Peters Post Production Services, LLC Orlando, FL www.oliverpeters.com
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Claude Lyneis liked this 1 year ago
Reactions to today's Apple Event
by Mark Suszko 1 year ago
Placeholder until the live event starts. Though you're as always and inevitably, free to speculate beforehand.:-)
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Stefani Rice liked this 1 year ago
surface on the new macpro
by Ricardo Marty 1 year ago
The first image on the new mac pro touc bar demo had the word "Surface" in big bold letters. Wonder what crossed the minds of most viewers. Ricardo Cardona
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Claude Lyneis liked this 1 year ago
Hardware Is Sexy, But It's Software That Matters
by Gerry Fraiberg 1 year ago
Here's an observation of Apple from author Seth Godin as we await Thursday's announcement from Cupertino. http: sethgodin.typepad.com seths_blog 2016 10 hardware-is-sexy-but-its-software-that-matters.
Re: Hardware Is Sexy, But It's Software That Matters
by Craig Seeman 1 year ago
Steve Connor "It depends what Apple think the spiritual successor to the Macintosh is " My own guess would be the iMac. Maybe that would indicate two directions, a new lower priced entry level iMac a
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Claude Lyneis liked this 1 year ago
The iBag
by Oliver Peters 1 year ago
Here's what Apple has been spending time on instead of FCPX or the next Mac Pro :) It s hard to believe this is even true. So sad. http: www.gizmodo.co.uk 2016 09 apple-unveils-bag https: www.theguard
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Re: The iBag
by Michael Gissing 1 year ago
Andrew Kimery "Even IP laws, which were supposed to be used as shields for the little guys, too often get turned into swords by the big guys." And I see this as one of the big guys wielding that swor
OT: Interesting lawsuit
by Scott Witthaus 1 year ago
Careful how you edit: http: www.richmond.com news virginia article_8ceda5d1-2e15-52e5-aed7-638b4f81ca8f.html Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU
Re: OT: Interesting lawsuit
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
David Cherniack " to dismiss all documentary as lacking objectivity is too general a statement." We'll have to disagree on this one. Rather than lax, I'm wound tight as a drum on this. I can put it a
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Claude Lyneis liked this 1 year ago
1,000 days since the last Mac Pro update
by Walter Soyka 1 year ago
In case you haven't seen Juan Salvo's observation yet, the Mac Pro line was last updated 1,000 days ago. Here's a little screenshot from MacRumors showing the number of days between each of the releas
Re: 1,000 days since the last Mac Pro update
by David Mathis 1 year ago
Way too long. https: m.youtube.com watch v=qqeVM0tGRo4
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So, about that Apple event....
by Tim Wilson 1 year ago
As far as I can tell, the only ACTUAL news that will affect anything about, really, anyone, anywhere, is the headphone jack, which, in the scheme of things is tiny compared to ditching floppies or opt
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David Lawrence liked this 1 year ago
Re: So, about that Apple event....
by Charlie Austin 1 year ago
You do understand that this event was about phones, watches and iOS right What potential features of these 3 things would have won you over Something like this ----------------------------------------
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10.2.3 Update is here
by joe mordecai 2 years ago
Motion + Compressor as well. For the most part, stability bug fix updates. I think we were all secretly hoping for something bigger after six months, but oh well - life goes on!
Re: 10.2.3 Update is here
by Mark Raudonis 2 years ago
If Apple treats the "Car OS" like they have FCP-X, me thinks Elon has nothing to worry about!
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Claude Lyneis liked this 2 years ago
Canon XA20 and FCP 7
by Cindy Burgess 2 years ago
Hi everyone: I've just purchased a Canon XA20. Unlike with its predecessor, the XA10, I can't import the files into FCP 7 by using the camera with USB. I've tried transcoding the files to Apple ProRes
Re: Canon XA20 and FCP 7
by Claude Lyneis 2 years ago
Thanks, I blundered onto the FCP7 site by mistake, since I moved to X about 3 years ago with some difficulty, but now have become friends with X. I do have an XA10 and an XA20, but I guess I had moved
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