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Corbin Gross

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November 15th 2006
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What's the effect where you make the video look like a bunch of stills?
by Corbin Gross 2 weeks ago
Hey, guys. I'm having trouble figuring out what to call the effect where the video is supposed to look like a bunch of stills, but it's just the video played at a very low framerate. I'm sure it's not
Re: What's the effect where you make the video look like a bunch of stills?
by Corbin Gross 2 weeks ago
Posterize Time! Yes! That's what I was looking for. Thanks so much! Corbin Gross SANMAR Photographer Videographer Marketing www.sanmar.com
Had a video subtitled, but they're too fast to read...
by Corbin Gross 4 months ago
Hey there, C'Cow. I've got this recruiting video made of talking head interviews with about 70% B-roll overlay, advertising warehouse jobs across the country for an apparel wholesaler. The intent was
Re: Had a video subtitled, but they're too fast to read...
by Corbin Gross 3 months ago
Thanks for the input, guys. I have no idea how experienced this company is who did the subtitles. That part was out of my hands. I know it's slower to read anything, so maybe it just comes down to dig
So what are my options when making an Ingest Preset for working with Proxies?
by Corbin Gross 6 months ago
Hey, y'all. Got back from NAB and I learned a little bit about working with Proxies in Premiere. Sounds amazing, and it's going OK so far, but I'd like to make my own preset and I'm having trouble fig
Re: So what are my options when making an Ingest Preset for working with Proxies?
by Andy Edwards 6 months ago
Watch the 2 parts of these proxy tutorials: http: www.dylanosborn.com training done-with-dylan When you work with the proxy workflow from inside Premiere, you are given some basic presets that Adobe p
How do I set up the proper color on a locaiton monitor with the FS7
by Corbin Gross 10 months ago
Hey again, everybody. So I'm trying to understand how the LUTs work with an external monitor. So if I'm shooting in S-log, I can use one o' them LUTs to give the image in the viewfinder a more finaliz
Re: How do I set up the proper color on a locaiton monitor with the FS7
by Blaise Douros 10 months ago
Jon's not quite steering you right. You can absolutely apply a monitor LUT (MLUT) to your SDI-outs, as well as the HDMI out, individually. However, one of them will burn the LUT into your footage--I t
Does the Sony FX7 Wireless Monitoring?
by Corbin Gross 10 months ago
Hey, y'all. I'm checking out the Sony FS7 (and MkII). It seems that the camera offers wireless monitoring and control, albeit limited functionality. I can't quite put my finger on exactly how the moni
Re: Does the Sony FX7 Wireless Monitoring?
by Blaise Douros 10 months ago
If you buy the upgraded WiFi module, CBK-WA100, you can monitor via WiFi. Otherwise, it's just camera control. http: nofilmschool.com 2015 10 heres-how-wirelessly-control-sony-camera This is in your F
Shminkerbell Wand Sparkle Transition
by Corbin Gross 12 months ago
Hey, y'all. Does anybody know of a sparkly magical iris wipe kind of thing that's either an After Effects pre-built project or a pre-rendered piece of footage Similar to this link... https: www.youtub
Re: Shminkerbell Wand Sparkle Transition
by Corbin Gross 12 months ago
Thanks for the suggestion. It hadn't occurred to me to just use a particle emitter. I was actually just finishing up as I got your second post notification. Corbin Gross SANMAR Photographer Videograph
Need suggestions for asset tagging/barcode/check-in-check-out system... I don't even know where to start...
by Corbin Gross 1 year ago
Hey, Y'all. I'm an in house photog at an apparel wholesaler. We've got a full time studio with a half dozen folks using gear and props, plus a fairly large inventory of product going from corporate to
Re: Need suggestions for asset tagging/barcode/check-in-check-out system... I don't even know where to start...
by Corbin Gross 12 months ago
That looks really cool. Not exactly what we need for 1000s of pieces of merch and props, but it'd be great for the photo gear we take on location. Corbin Gross SANMAR Photographer Videographer Marketi
How to realistically drop sometihng with a flat bottom surface and have it bounce around a bit...
by Corbin Gross 12 months ago
I'm sorry, I have no idea how to word this for a Subject. I want to drop a large "A" from the top of the screen and have it land in the middle, but have it totter and bounce just a bit, in the way tha
Re: How to realistically drop sometihng with a flat bottom surface and have it bounce around a bit...
by Dan Ebberts 12 months ago
I'd say Newton 2. Dan
Particle FX Needed for Simple AE Animated Web Video
by Corbin Gross 2 years ago
I'm working on a Holiday Video Card and need a little help with some particle effects to finish off the project. It's a paper cut-out animated video of a bunny skiing and passing a few of his woodland
Need some suggestions for cartoony snow effects.
by Corbin Gross 2 years ago
Hey, everybody. I need some help coming up with ideas for snow effects for a video I'm working on. The video is this: paper cutout woodland creatures skiing with varying skill. There's a bunny, who's
Re: Need some suggestions for cartoony snow effects.
by Daniel Waldron 2 years ago
With Particular you can use a light as an emitter and then keyframe or parent the light to follow the skis. The Bounce and Floor options could also be handy for the snow settling behind the skis. In P
How to hire a videographer in Hong Kong, Honduras and Tanzania
by Corbin Gross 2 years ago
Hey, Everybody. So we're planning a video project about our production process and would like to include footage from some of our manufacturers over seas. I'd like to learn a little about hiring a loc
Re: How to hire a videographer in Hong Kong, Honduras and Tanzania
by andy lewis 2 years ago
Probably too late but I am based in HK (have been for 10 years). Not sure how you'd go about it in the abstract but you could get in touch with me. :)
Tweaking incongruous voice clips to make them match better?
by Corbin Gross 3 years ago
Hey, guys. I'm working on a tutorial where the talent is addressing the camera, then it cuts to screen capture, then back to the talent on camera again. I recorded all the audio for the screen cap at
What's the best way to work with high speed footage in Premiere? (from a Sony FS700)
by Corbin Gross 3 years ago
Hey, Guys. So I shot some cool stuff using the Sony FS700 hi frame rate capability. You can set it up to shoot 240fps which plays back at 1 10 speed. Very cool. So I've got these great, HD, 1 10 speed
Re: What's the best way to work with high speed footage in Premiere? (from a Sony FS700)
by Corbin Gross 3 years ago
Oh, man! Thanks so much! I spent a little time fiddling around and got it to work just like I wanted. I'd been trying to put a number in a field, but hadn't quite figured out how to push the little li
Gaffer and Grip Dayrates in Seattle?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Hey, guys. I'm going to be doing a shoot on location and will need to hire a couple of people to help out with lighting. It'll be a group of 20 people, outside, maybe sunny. I know I'll need something
Suggestions for paint roller matte/wipe footage?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Hey, guys. I'd like to paint a background color onto a title with a roller effect. I could probably fake something, but something to key from would be better. I've seen shots where people will paint w
Re: Suggestions for paint roller matte/wipe footage?
by mathew fuller 4 years ago
Digital juice has this in one of their compositors toolkit series. I believe series 3. digitaljuice.com My Work: http: www.morecompletefx.com
I need to change green to... something else
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Hey, guys. So I shot this instructional video on a green seamless. I was given 6 corporate colors to choose from for a background, and the closest I could find in seamless was Tech Green. Turns out, t
Re: I need to change green to... something else
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Great idea. So basically I'll CC the footage for keying, just like I'd CC for any other color lighting issue. I'll give that a shoot. Thanks! Corbin Gross SANMAR Photographer Videographer Marketing 22
Options for recording audio with DSLR video? Where to send the signal?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Hey guys. I'm trying to decide the best practice for most audio recording while shooting DSLR video. Let me preface this, I'm always recording with a proper mic. Either a boom, shotgun, or lav. I'm ne
Re: Options for recording audio with DSLR video? Where to send the signal?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Yeah, the battery life is something to consider. The H4N seems to last forever. If I go with the Tascam I'll get the AC plug for sure. I'm actually not shooting on the move all that often. Corbin Gros
External Recorders. What is there besides the Ninja?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Hey, guys. I'm thinking about buying an external recorder monitor. I've used the Ninja before, it's alright. but I don't know what else is available. Could you guys tell me what else is out there Corb
Re: External Recorders. What is there besides the Ninja?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
At work I split my time between still photography and video. I'm going to stick with a little higher end camera for the stills, and also the surface controls and durability. I may wait on the recorder
Designing "Office Setting" type lighting for an ad. Suggestions?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
I'm going to be shooting ad with a story taking place in an office setting. There seems to be a pretty well established look and feel in most of the commercials that I see which take place in an offic
Re: Designing "Office Setting" type lighting for an ad. Suggestions?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Hey, guys. I never checked back in to let you know now it turned out. Here's a link to the finished video. I think it turned out alright. It was my first time with this sort of shoot. http: youtu.be Q
I want to wipe on a screen full of flowers revealing text...
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
This is kind of hard to explain I'd like to fill a screen with blooming flowers (they don't really have to bloom, just get to full size from 0%) revealing text. I'm sure one of you guys knows a way to
Re: I want to wipe on a screen full of flowers revealing text...
by Kevin Camp 4 years ago
'fill the whole screen except the letters...' sorry i messed that part up, you'll need to make the text in the text comp a track matte for another solid (or some other method to reverse the alpha of t
Suggestions for File Recovery? Formatted SD Card, Mac OS10.8
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Hey guys. I'm not sure this is the right forum, but it's an audio file, so here I am. I was recording an interview on an H4N. Then later in the day I had to run out and rent one of those Tascam 4 chan
Re: Suggestions for File Recovery? Formatted SD Card, Mac OS10.8
by leena miller 3 years ago
I used Amrev Photo Recovery and it will show you how to recover the photos on mac in details. You can try the free trail first to see whether it suits your systems. As for me, it is very easy for me t
Need a little advice for conveying intent...
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
I have this video that I put together. It's an ad for the catalog that we'll be distributing during the holiday season. This is the first time I've tried to put together something with a story line, i
Re: Need a little advice for conveying intent...
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Hey, guys. Thanks for the feedback. And sorry about the late reply. OK. So I've tightened it up a bit, and added a few things to hopefully clarify the message. I haven't made any drastic changes, but
Studio space- two options
by John Young 4 years ago
My company wants to set up a more permanent studio space for video production, mostly talking heads and interviews. They want to turn this office into a studio. The problem is that this office is only
Re: Studio space- two options
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
I feel your pain, friend. I'm an in-house guy too, and nobody ever understands (superlative). My first studio was about 6x9. I was there for 2 years and never did anything but stills of swatches (whic
I need feedback on some projects, is this the right forum for that?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
I really need to start getting some critiques on the videos I'm making. I'm an in-house photographer videographer at an apparel wholesaler. I do a lot of videos for internal use, but I'm beginning to
Re: I need feedback on some projects, is this the right forum for that?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Thanks for the great feedback, guys. (sorry about the late reply) I'm glad you guys seem to like the photography. This was one of the first videos we've done with DSLR instead of video. I really, real
D800 to Ninja 2... No signal?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
I rented a D800 and a Ninja 2, but I'm having some trouble. I'm pretty sure I've gotten everything set up correctly, but there's "No Input" on the Ninja. D800: HDMI settings in the wrench menu are all
Re: D800 to Ninja 2... No signal?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
I got a new cable. It works now. I'm all set. Corbin Gross SANMAR Photographer Videographer Marketing 22833 SE Black Nugget Road Issaquah, WA 98029 206.727.5501 x5237 www.sanmar.com
Monitoring video from a D800
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
So I'm sure this has been posted to death, but I'm not finding it with the search function. But any help would be appreciated. I can usually get by shooting DSLR video without any external monitor. I
Does anybody use After Effects for storyboarding?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
I know, there's a forum for AE threads. But Corporate Video seems like the place this time. I've been working all afternoon on trying to get a storyboard going for a spot I'm working on. It's my first
Re: Does anybody use After Effects for storyboarding?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
I'm downloading it now. It looks really cool. Thanks for the tip! Edit: Ah, bummer! I'm using OS 10.6, but I need 10.7! Well, that's the way the cookie crumbles, I guess... I'll have to try to give th
General all-purpose video lens debate. 24-70mm vs 17-55mm?
by Matt Campbell 4 years ago
We have a 7D with both the kit lens 18-135mm and a 50mm f1.4 prime. I use them both but am looking to step up our video work. As I'm just getting familiar with DSLRs what is a good general purpose len
Re: General all-purpose video lens debate. 24-70mm vs 17-55mm?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
That's good advice. I admit, I was too lazy to look up those specific lenses, so the additional info on the stabilization is excellent. I shoot all corporate video on sticks, so a wider lens and stabi
Getting child voice
by Eman Gad 4 years ago
Hi all; I have a teacher recorded sound and I need a child voice to repeat what the teacher is saying exactly. I've used raise pitch filter on the teacher sound files to get child voice, But the resul
Re: Getting child voice
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
I don't know the age you're looking for or how realistic you want the recording to be, but I'd suggest a child deliver the lines as well. If it were me, I'd have the teacher's recording playing for th
How would I slow a song to stop (ramp)?
by Stephen Pickering 4 years ago
I have some music which needs to come to an abrupt awkward stop. Usually I use a record scratch to stop the music. However, in this project I've already used it just a few moments before, so I think s
Re: How would I slow a song to stop (ramp)?
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
You could use either a tape stop or an abrupt cut with a delay. Here's a link to a video explaining a tape stop style use of the pitch shift. I'm sure you can figure out how to make an echo though. Of
Newbie DSLR Video Question, Bad quality when moving
by Brett Samuel 4 years ago
Hi, I'm new to DSLR (duuh first post) video but not to photography or video in general. I"m battling to understand why my DSLR video looks so bad. When the camera stationary things are fine but the mo
Re: Newbie DSLR Video Question, Bad quality when moving
by Corbin Gross 4 years ago
Honestly, it looks to me more like a playback issue. That's pretty much what all my video looks like during the review and editing process. Just to try it, record something like that and put it in a t
Need Inspiration! Gotta anthropomorphise some trophies...
by Corbin Gross 5 years ago
The owner would like me to make a short video with some of our recently won awards swaying back and forth like hands at a rock concert. At least, that's how he explained his idea... We won a bunch of
Re: Need Inspiration! Gotta anthropomorphise some trophies...
by Tom Daigon 5 years ago
To add on to Todd's idea. you could precomp maybe 3 awards dancing. Use that precomp as a particle source for Trapcode (Red Giant) Particular and use its static particles as the basis of the crowd eff
Licence free music
by eric dole 5 years ago
Any recommendation for a GOOD license free music library I'm probably going to launch a show for local broadcast. The TV station will have a blanket license, but then we will post the shows on a third
Re: Licence free music
by Corbin Gross 5 years ago
I believe you are looking for "Royalty" free music, correct Not necessarily music that is simply no cost to purchase I really like Smart Sound. They have a pretty good selection of music that is royal
Any mic you want!
by Tom Prigge 5 years ago
From Antares, the folks who sell Auto-tune software, comes software called Mic Mod EFX. According to their Web site: Using our patented Spectral Shaping Tool technology, we've created precise digital
Re: Any mic you want!
by Corbin Gross 5 years ago
A guy I used to rock with had a rack mounted effect thingy that would do this very thing to his guitar. He'd pick any guitar and any amp from the selection. To his ears it was uncanny, I couldn't tell
Using stock footage in demo reel to tell a story?
by Cherise Randle 5 years ago
I am new to editing and visual effects. I am still in college and will be taking a video production class this coming spring. So, I want to start practicing and developing editing and effects skills.
Re: Using stock footage in demo reel to tell a story?
by Corbin Gross 5 years ago
You may be able to put together a couple of shoots with other artists to get the footage you need. If you can find a videographer, sound man, stylist and or whomever else you might need you could get
+1
Really cheap lighting for video?
by nathan williams 5 years ago
Hey guys, i am looking for some really cheap lighting for video. I am on a really tight budget and cannot afford much. I live in australia by the way. I was looking at clamp lights but cannot find any
Re: Really cheap lighting for video?
by Corbin Gross 5 years ago
I use plain old halogen shop lights all the time. I have 2 2x500w and 2 2x1000w light stand style. Probably $120 investment total. And they all came with an extra bulb in the handle. You can bounce th
Normalize or Noise Reduction First?
by Corbin Gross 5 years ago
I'm a videographer. When I'm tweaking interview footage, with audio that basically sounds pretty good, I pretty much always bounce the audio over to Audition from Premiere, then Normalize and hit it w
Re: Normalize or Noise Reduction First?
by Corbin Gross 5 years ago
And just 'cause I'm still learning, do I normalize first, then "hard limit" to -6... Or am I normalizing to -6 I wish there was a hard limiter dialog that worked like the curves adjustment layer in ph
I need some "All Day" headphones for editing.
by Corbin Gross 5 years ago
I'm an in-house video department for a wholesaler. I used to have my workstation in the studio but I've been moved out to a desk in the middle of the Marketing dept's cubicle array. Now, of course, I'
Re: I need some "All Day" headphones for editing.
by Corbin Gross 5 years ago
I haven't gotten anything yet. I sent a request a few days ago but I haven't heard anything back. I annoy a lot of people so it shouldn't take too long. Corbin Gross SANMAR Photographer Videographer M
What's your favorite file recovery app for a Mac?
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
Some time in the last several months I deleted a folder full of images of an even that I photographed. It's not critical that these be recovered, but I'd like to save myself the embarrassment should n
Re: What's your favorite file recovery app for a Mac?
by Andrew Richards 6 years ago
DiskWarrior has been my go-to. Best, Andy
Are Position and Time Remapping Incompatible?
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
So I'm trying to do some simple pans with a 2000x1800 screen record (exported from Camtasia) in a 720p 24p project. It's never been a problem before but now the whole clip will only show at whatever m
Re: Are Position and Time Remapping Incompatible?
by Ann Bens 6 years ago
Nest pans then apply timeremapping. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro Adobe Community Professional
Move a project from CS5 to CS4, and back?
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
Is it possible to move a project begun on a machine with CS5 to a machine with CS4, and than back again I need to edit in two locations if possible, and the two machines have two different versions of
Re: Move a project from CS5 to CS4, and back?
by Tero Ahlfors 6 years ago
Use XMLs or AAFs
What's the best way to sharpen unsharpend HDV footage?
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
So I just learned how to turn off all image processing in my FX1. I'm good with color grading but I need to sharpen the footage in post now. What's the best way to go about that Most of my videos are
Re: What's the best way to sharpen unsharpend HDV footage?
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
Cool, so I'll just try it a few different ways with some test videos and see what has the best final product. It's good to know that it's not black and white, I'll fiddle around with it a little. And
Compressor Presets in Audition, similar to "Male 1" or "Narrator" in Soundbooth
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
I just upgraded to Production Premium CS5.5. I used to use Soundbooth just for cleaning up background noise and adding a little guts to VO's. There was an effect preset where you could add a couple of
Re: Compressor Presets in Audition, similar to "Male 1" or "Narrator" in Soundbooth
by Angelo Lorenzo 6 years ago
It's hard to say not knowing the microphone or the general quality of your narrator's voice but chances are you'll need a mix of parametric eq and multiband compression. Learn how to sweep; there are
Lighting white studio in video
by christopher pike 6 years ago
Hi, I'm preparing to shoot some exercise videos. However, my studio is almost all white walls, with one long wall of mirrors, and one wall of tall windows. We have filmed in here before, and I'm alway
Re: Lighting white studio in video
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
So I'm wondering if this is a photo video studio or a dance gymnastics studio The space you describe sounds more like the latter of the two. If it is indeed a dance or gymnastics type place, I probabl
Nice!
by Scott Roberts 6 years ago
I 100% support this policy. In fact, I think it should be implemented at all times for R-rated movies. No, I don't have kids, yes I'm selfish. I understand that you want some time out of the house, bu
Re: Nice!
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
Ok, so I'm a father of 3 and that sign is crazy. I don't even bother to bring my kids to the movies because I can be certain that they will be a disruption (they take after their dad). But to casually
+1
So you like FCP then?
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
Thank goodness there's a "Basics" forum. SO I'm an Adobe user. When I started doing video for the company where I work as a commercial photographer, I got in to the Adobe Production Suite. I'm very ex
Re: So you like FCP then?
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
PPro isn't terrible on previews. You don't have to render out to see anything like in AE. It will play but not smoothly, kind of like every 1 10-20 frames with gravely audio. It's only after you add e
Sound Effects
by Dave George 6 years ago
I've been wondering this for years, but have never really asked anyone. Am hoping someone can help. I know all (or most) of the sites for finding sounds, and I do make use of the .caf Apple loops that
Re: Sound Effects
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
For what it's worth, I use Designer SFX, and the other Video Copilot stuff all the time. Perfect for all those little swooshes and stuff. Corbin Gross Creative Services Marketing SanMar Corp.
Where can I get more presets?
by Corbin Gross 7 years ago
So I'm only a little bit familiar with SB. Usually I use it to clean audio but I'd like to use it for some effects for this project. I want to take a very clean, nicely recorded clip of a scripted bas
Re: Where can I get more presets?
by Corbin Gross 6 years ago
I never remember to reply when I'm all done with stuff. I just wound up learning how to use the convolution reverb effect and it worked out great. Some of the presets for that effect were pretty close
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