David Notowitz: Activity About Images

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MacOS Server on 2015 MacBook Pro with G-Technology RAID drive and Thunderbolt 2 attached to router
by David Notowitz 2 years ago
Dear friends, Currently I have 3 Macs connected via ethernet and wireless to a router attached to a NetGear ReadyNAS, but it's annoying because I can't use search, and managing backups is cumbersome.
Re: MacOS Server on 2015 MacBook Pro with G-Technology RAID drive and Thunderbolt 2 attached to router
by David Notowitz 2 years ago
Thank you for your detailed answer! I ll plan to contact Apple to inquire about MacOS Server. Is there any alternative software to allow me to run my set up similarly NCAVF, The National Center for Au
Wanting to deinterlace VHS video and choose with field to throw out, experiencing issues in Premiere Pro
by David Notowitz 3 years ago
Friends, Not sure what's going on here. I'd love a clear explanation from an expert. I captured VHS footage into my MacBook Pro using BlackMagic Design converter through Thunderbolt. If I view the res
Re: Wanting to deinterlace VHS video and choose with field to throw out, experiencing issues in Premiere Pro
by David Notowitz 3 years ago
David, True, it has been a long time! Thank you for responding. I may not have been clear about the following issue: Both of those images were taken of the same screen, a Samsung TV. The second image
Batch export of still frames of all markers
by Matt Townley 4 years ago
Hello Great Hive Mind - I have a client that requires a PDF booklet containing still images of every scene in a fairly large video. My current workflow is to place markers on the sequence in PP and th
Re: Batch export of still frames of all markers
by David Notowitz 3 years ago
Could we get this script to work only on AE, or also in Premiere Thanks NCAVF, The National Center for Audio and Video Forensics http: www.NCAVF.com
Anybody else running out of memory with CC2015?
by Blaise Douros 4 years ago
Hey all, I am having an issue that is new to me in CC2015; periodically, I run out of application memory, and I get this dialog box (with the exception that Premiere is red, and has the word "Paused"
Re: Anybody else running out of memory with CC2015?
by David Notowitz 3 years ago
I'm having these exact same problems with my MacBook Pro (Retina, mid 2012), and it's several versions later of Premiere. (I'm still running OS 10.10.5, and I have 16GB of memory and an Nvidia GeForce
How to smoothly go to black while I cue the timeline
by David Notowitz 4 years ago
Hello everyone. I am presenting live to a room, and I need to be able to bring up black on the screen while I move the play head to a new location. What is a smooth way to do this NCAVF, The National
Re: How to smoothly go to black while I cue the timeline
by Duke Sweden 4 years ago
ok, this is just a suggestion from an amateur, but, how about you put up a black video layer above your presentation layer, and turn that layer off. When you need it, turn it on, adjust your playhead,
Creating sequences in Adobe Premiere that are 5 frames per second 5 fps and ProRes 422 (HQ)
by David Notowitz 4 years ago
Friends, You have always been so helpful! Thank you ahead of time. I am trying to create a custom sequence in Adobe Premiere Pro that will play ProRes 422 (HQ) at 5 fps. Is this possible I'd prefer to
Re: Creating sequences in Adobe Premiere that are 5 frames per second 5 fps and ProRes 422 (HQ)
by David Notowitz 4 years ago
Ann, thank you for your response. Are you saying there is no way to create a 5fps sequence at all, or is the limitation only because I'm using ProRes NCAVF, The National Center for Audio and Video For
Using keyframes to MANUALLY stabilize a shot frame by frame is NOT WORKING PROPERLY?
by David Notowitz 5 years ago
Dear Premiere Pro experts, Instead of using Warp Stabilizer, which for this particular clip, is not doing what I need, I want to manually stabilize the clip. I place a keyframe on each frame, adjust t
Re: Using keyframes to MANUALLY stabilize a shot frame by frame is NOT WORKING PROPERLY?
by Ivan Myles 5 years ago
Also, if you have access to After Effects try using Motion Stabilization instead. I can speak from personal experience that manual frame-by-frame stabilization is extremely time consuming.
Import PSF files for editing - any clue how to do so?
by Jd Dailey 6 years ago
I'm trying to import into Premiere Pro some video clips recorded by a client. The files are psf and seem to have corresponding files called pst .... I want to edit the files in Premiere, but the files
Re: Import PSF files for editing - any clue how to do so?
by David Notowitz 5 years ago
People, Those are proprietary files from a surveillance camera system. I also am having trouble opening the files. Any luck opening them It appears to be written to open on a PC with some form of Wind
Capture RGB computer signal using BlackMagic Intensity Thunderbolt in FCP 7? What are the settings?
by David Notowitz 7 years ago
I just bought a BlackMagic Intensity Thunderbolt, and I want to capture the output from a surveillance DVR which is an RGB VGA apparently outputting at 1024x768 @60Hz. My systems is a Final Cut Pro 7
Highest rez and cleanest way to capture RGB / VGA output from computer to MacBook Pro
by David Notowitz 7 years ago
Friends, I have the need to capture video directly from the RGB VGA output of a computer. I want to maintain the resolution as much as possible. A few thoughts that may or may not help: My MacBook Pro
Re: Highest rez way to capture RGB / VGA output from computer to MacBook Pro
by David Notowitz 7 years ago
Thanks Jim. I'll buy one now. NCAVF, The National Center for Audio and Video Forensics http: www.NCAVF.com
With FCP since ver 1.2; Now have specific needs. Which NLE will do the job?
by David Notowitz 7 years ago
Friends, I need help - a consultation. Who knows FCPX, Premiere, and Avid really well I've been using FCP since version 1.2 Yep. On FCP I've edited docs, CMXLs, corporate promos, educational videos, p
Re: With FCP since ver 1.2; Now have specific needs. Which NLE will do the job?
by Michael Phillips 7 years ago
The phonetic audio indexing from Nixedia has solutions for Media Composer, FCP, and CATDV - The video plug-ins were originally done as AVX, so Media Composer, but if I recall correctly some of them we
Avid crossgrade comparison
by Oliver Peters 7 years ago
Avid has dropped the price of their FCP "legacy" crossgrade to Media Composer offer. For a limited time, it's $999 until 12 14 12 (a $500 drop). For those of you sitting on the fence wondering about w
Re: Avid crossgrade comparison
by David Notowitz 7 years ago
Friends, I need help - a consultation. Who knows FCPX, Premiere, and Avid really well I've been using FCP since version 1.2 Yep. On FCP I've edited docs, CMXLs, corporate promos, educational videos, p
Is video from smartphone always progressive?
by David Notowitz 8 years ago
My educated guess would have to be that ALL smartphone video is progressive. Is that correct Thanks, David NCAVF, The National Center for Audio and Video Forensics http: www.NCAVF.com
Re: Is video from smartphone always progressive?
by Tony Brittan 8 years ago
Yes
Trying to attach Canon HV30 digital video camera to my brand new Mac Mini
by David Notowitz 8 years ago
What is the best way to attach my HV30 Canon video to my Mac Mini Would it work to buy a cable that goes from Firewire 4-pin out of the camera to a Firewire FW 800 on the Mac Mini Or should I try to f
Re: Trying to attach Canon HV30 digital video camera to my brand new Mac Mini
by David Notowitz 8 years ago
No, the HV30 is not a hard drive based camera. It's tape based. I want the Mac Mini to capture the live video output. Notowitz Productions Inspiring Action http: www.Notowitz.com
UPDATE -- PROBLEM SOLVED -- IGNORE please.... FCP file being opened from 2009 hangs - after I agree to file format update and "Shift Fields" fix.
by David Notowitz 8 years ago
UPDATE: I THINK I JUST LET THE FILE TAKE IT'S SWEET TIME TO OPEN, AND IT OPENED JUST FINE. Dear fellow FCP friends, I'm trying to open an FCP project from early 2009. First pop-up is "The file format
Want VHS deck with excellent frame control to play tape recorded in EP
by David Notowitz 9 years ago
Time warp... I'm looking for VHS deck that could do excellent frame by frame playback of a VHS tape recorded in EP mode. (Just so you have the full picture, I plan to playback the EP VHS tape very slo
Re: Want VHS deck with excellent frame control to play tape recorded in EP
by Rafael Amador 9 years ago
David Notowitz "I'm looking for VHS deck that could do excellent frame by frame playback of a VHS tape recorded in EP mode. (Just so you have the full picture, I plan to playback the EP VHS tape very
Shooting secretly at a retail business location
by David Notowitz 9 years ago
Is there any way I can legally shoot secretly at a business location (watch store, for example), not include any people, and just shoot the products (using my iPhone4 to remain discrete), and use that
Re: Shooting secretly at a retail business location
by David Notowitz 9 years ago
Bill, Thank you so much for that thoughtful and interesting response. I've been shooting commercials for local clients since 1992, with hundreds of my commercials airing every week on local cable stat
Deciding between sequence set at NTSC 3:2 OR NTSC DV 4:3
by David Notowitz 10 years ago
It's been awhile since I worked with SD, and I need to choose a setting for creating and outputting a photo (archive) video montage to DVD for projection on standard definition video. For best final q
Re: Deciding between sequence set at NTSC 3:2 OR NTSC DV 4:3
by David Notowitz 10 years ago
Thank you so much. I'll change the compression to Pro-Res but keep the ratio as it currently is. Anyone else with thoughts Have a great day! Notowitz Productions Inspiring Action http: www.Notowitz.co
HD tv spot delivery methods?
by Jeff Carbonneau 10 years ago
I'm an editior for a mid-range ad agency. I want to start giving my clients the option to have ther spots broadcast in HD. I'm cutting in converted prores loaded from HDV Canon XL-h1. My timeline is p
Re: HD tv spot delivery methods?
by David Notowitz 10 years ago
... And, to add to Walter's comments, I've found that even when you get an answer from one company, you need to check with them the next time you're ready to deliver because they keep changing their r
shift field filter?
by paul nevison 13 years ago
hey there can anyone explain why FCP is adding a shift field filter to all of my clips when i add them to the timeline. This seems to happen regardless of codec and sequence settings. any ideas thanks
Re: shift field filter?
by David Notowitz 10 years ago
That's not true. There are specialized programs I think that will do this.
Which external Blu-ray drive to buy for mac?
by David Notowitz 10 years ago
The Blu-ray thing is confusing to me. I want to burn directly from FCP Studio 3 into an external Blu-ray burner. Which do you suggest B&H has a Lacie for $360, and that includes Toast 9, which makes m
Re: Which external Blu-ray drive to buy for mac?
by Ben McElroy 10 years ago
To my understanding this port is on all mac pros dating back to their first release. Check this link out. http: www.xlr8yourmac.com tips MacPro_HD_in_optical_drive_bay MacPro_HD_in_OpticalBay.html#sto
exporting mp4 using AE CS3 to DG Fastchannel specs???
by Chris Cleary 10 years ago
Ive got a project that I created entirely in After Effects CS3 that needs to be exported to the following specs... Standard Definition Commercial Broadcast Specifications: Aspect Ratio 4x3 Chroma Pref
Re: exporting mp4 using AE CS3 to DG Fastchannel specs???
by David Notowitz 10 years ago
Joey, Here's a SHORT video sample to what I'm describing: http: www.notowitz.com Mpeg2TestHELP.mpg Thanks, David
Getting clean audio out of MacBook Pro mini connection
by David Notowitz 13 years ago
I am setting up a speaker in a courtroom and hooking that to my MacBook Pro, to play Quicktime files, audio files, Windows Media files, and editing I've done on FCP. I brought a mini stereo Monster ca
Re: Getting clean audio out of MacBook Pro mini connection
by Ty Ford 12 years ago
Yes. I need to lose a few pounds, but enough about me. :) Buzz can be from local sources; light dimmers or other things like ground loops. Are you hearing the buzz at the Behringer mixer headphone out
Looking for 5.1.2 updater Anyone have it?
by David Notowitz 13 years ago
Is anyone super anal and saved their 5.1.2 FCP updater I am on a current project using FCP 5.1.2 OS 10.4.8 and need to mirror the project on a MacBook Pro for backup redundency purposes (It's a live e
Re: Looking for 5.1.2 updater Anyone have it?
by David Notowitz 13 years ago
I was just emailed the 5.1.2 updater. Thanks so much everyone!Notowitz Productions Videos that touch the heart. http: www.Notowitz.com
renting AJA io boxes
by David Notowitz 13 years ago
Anyone know where to rent one of these AJA io boxes in Los
Re: renting AJA io boxes
by David Notowitz 13 years ago
Anyone know where I can rent AJA boxes here in Los Angeles Need it right away.Notowitz Productions Videos that touch the heart. http: www.Notowitz.com
S cable into AJA io OR just go firewire directly?
by David Notowitz 13 years ago
I need to copy footage from a Sony VX2000 in the best possible way to preserve the quality of the image. I could come out of the camera via firewire or via an S cable (and RCA cables for audio of cour
Re: S cable into AJA io OR just go firewire directly?
by David Notowitz 13 years ago
Yes, MacBook Pro. I was a little mixed up with the name designations with the new models. Planning on buying the pro laptop today or tomorrow. Actually might be buying two of them.Notowitz Productions
Why Io?
by Alan Brunettin 13 years ago
I know next to nothing about this NLE world yet so I'm hoping you all can clarify something for me. In my research on the topic I have been running into the mention of capture cards and break-out boxe
Re: Why Io?
by David Notowitz 13 years ago
Related question: I need to copy footage from a Sony VX2000 in the best possible way to preserve the quality of the image. I could come out of the camera via firewire or via an S cable plus separate R
Need to create timeline to graphicly explain events in 5 min surveillance video.
by David Notowitz 13 years ago
I'm looking for a software tool for my mac osX that can help me create a timeline to graphicly explain 5 minutes of a video, so that I can label a number of events during that 5 minutes in different c
Re: Need to create timeline to graphicly explain events in 5 min surveillance video.
by Erik Pontius 13 years ago
Try Adobe After Effects. You could add labels, stop footage, all sorts of things.
Crashed G4 system drive needs to be reloaded, but what's best?
by David Notowitz 14 years ago
So the system drive on my G4 933 MHz died, and I need to start over with that computer. (Yes, I had regularly backed up everything, so no data was lost.) So using the discs that came with the computer
Re: Crashed G4 system drive needs to be reloaded, but what's best?
by David Notowitz 14 years ago
OK, fine. So how do I get 10.3.7 to install on my G4 I have the G5 install discs, but that doesn't work to install 10.3.7 on my G4...
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