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Simon Laidlaw

Member Since:
July 13th 2007
32 Posts
Location:
Scotland
S-Log and ACES Workflow for Vegas Pro
by Derek Moran 4 years ago
Hello to the Brains Trust, I would love to hear from any of you. I will be purchasing a Sony A7S very soon and am keen to learn the correct workflow for working with XAVC video recorded to S-Log profi
Re: S-Log and ACES Workflow for Vegas Pro
by Simon Laidlaw 2 years ago
Did you ever get an answer to this I have been using a Sony a7sII in S-log 2 with Vegas 14 I have been experimenting with LUT utilities and have had some reasonable results but don't like the way Vega
No vegas 14?
by Rick Wise 4 years ago
I guess there's no update from 13 to 14 this year. Or did I miss something Rick Wise Cinematographer MFA BFA Lighting and Camera Instructor Academy of Art University San Francisco Bay Area http: www.R
Re: No vegas 14?
by Cosmin Gurau 4 years ago
I personally am extremely disappointed. Vegas needs an overhaul. Maybe even a fresh start. BUT all the GOOD things must be kept. I've been getting HEAPS of sh*t over the years from everyone I worked w
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Aerial Video
by Roger Bansemer 5 years ago
I know the forum is for questions about Vegas but I just wanted to share with you a short video I shot yesterday with my new quadcopter. Unlike my first quad, this one is incredibly stable. http: www.
Re: Aerial Video
by Simon Laidlaw 5 years ago
That's great to see. I am a Vegas user with a DJI Phantom and GoPro 3 and I am getting good results without the gimbal. I realise that these pictures could be further improved using one but I don't ha
Rendering MP4 file to Mpeg2 DVD compatible ...
by Jean-Pierre Desrochers 5 years ago
I have an old version 8 of Sony Vegas editor and need to render some MP4 files to Mpeg2 DVD compatible format. The final files will go on DVD's. I still have Win XP Pro with 2 gigs of RAM (I know I'm
Re: ndering MP4 file to Mpeg2 DVD compatible ...
by Simon Laidlaw 5 years ago
Another thing to consider is that if you are Using Sony's DVD Architect to create the DVDs you can just drag and drop your MP4 file straight into the DVDA program and it will create the DVD no bother
If one does use AE, what is the best render option?
by Ron Whitaker 5 years ago
If I do editing within Sony Vegas Pro, and then want to do post within AE, what is the best render options (codec) to render to with the least amount of compression so that quality isn't lost on the v
Re: If one does use AE, what is the best render option?
by Simon Laidlaw 5 years ago
For short animations going from AE into Vegas I tend to use the 'Animation' codec and for more video based content QT I aslo use Avid DNXHD. Also for stand alone AE projects the QT .h264 codec will wo
External Monitor Usage
by Ron Whitaker 6 years ago
I'm looking to get an external monitor to connect to my laptop for editing--bigger screens are nicer! Is a typical flat screen computer monitor the type I should get Does anyone have any brand suggest
Re: External Monitor Usage
by Simon Laidlaw 6 years ago
Another thing to consider it that the monitor is the same resolution as the screen on your lap-top. Otherwise if you are using it as a duel monitor set up the monitor will default to the resolution of
When I delete I get a shifting timeline!
by Chris Johnson 6 years ago
Firstly hello all. I have been here many times for answers and this site has been incredibly helpful. Thank you for that. I use Sony Vegas HD Platinum. I have a simple problem. I have been editing a b
Re: When I delete I get a shifting timeline!
by Simon Laidlaw 6 years ago
This is an easy one, Chris, but only if you know what you are looking for. It sees that you may have selected the Auto-ripple button. It is at the top of the screen a few along from the Undo redo butt
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I want high quality renders for youtube
by David Hammer 6 years ago
Hi I have sony vegas movie studio 11 and I make videos to upload to youtube but the quality is much poorer than the original footage and much poorer than what I see other peoples videos are. I made a
Re: I want high quality renders for youtube
by Simon Laidlaw 6 years ago
I am sure others may have different ideas but here are my two render settings for youtube. the large one is best quality Youtube will accept. the second is the one I feel offers the best possible qual
SVP 12 (Build 670) - Corrupt .veg file???
by Eric Jerke 6 years ago
This is probably one of the weirdest (most frustrating) issues I've run up against with SVP to date. Here's the scenario.... Editing a v is strictly a hobby and I don't consider myself a pro on any le
Re: SVP 12 (Build 670) - Corrupt .veg file???
by Simon Laidlaw 6 years ago
One other thing you might try is opening the most recent 'Autosave' file which, as default is in the following directory : C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Sony\Vegas Pro\12.0 G
Laptops for Vegas Pro in the field
by Chas Smith 6 years ago
Looking at upgrading and wondered if anyone here has been recent versions of Sony Vegas Pro on latops notebooks for remote on location editing If so, any tips, configuration suggestions would be much
Re: Laptops for Vegas Pro in the field
by Simon Laidlaw 6 years ago
I researched this thoroughly about 12 months ago and the best value for performance ratio was a Dell Precision M6600. Nearly the most powerful laptop with large full HD screen, long battery life and l
Sony Vegas Problem!! NEED FIX ASAP PLS
by Marjan Anić 6 years ago
Hello, I use Sony Vegas 11 and I created my footage and wanted to add another video to my project. After 100 crashes I finally somehow succeeded to import. I saved my project and now everytime I click
Re: Sony Vegas Problem!! NEED FIX ASAP PLS
by Simon Laidlaw 6 years ago
Agree with Tyson. Temporarily rename the folder containing your footage, or if your footage is on an external HDD, disconnect it. Then open the project off line and delete the problem file, change the
I asked this in another forum before but, moving a chunk of video slowly?
by Adam Harrington 6 years ago
I don't want to use the mouse and grab a chunk of video. I want to use the keyboard and slowly tap a button to move it along. How do I do that again Thanks in advance!! :D
Re: I asked this in another forum before but, moving a chunk of video slowly?
by Graham Bernard 6 years ago
Check that 4 & 5 I lifted the info from the Help on KB functions. And yes, do select an Event first otherwise ..... well. Lol! G Video Content Creator and Potter PC 7 64-bit 16gb * Intel Core i7-2600k
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