David Oulashian: Activity About Images

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May 29th 2002
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Trying to mimic a projected slideshow...
by David Oulashian 3 years ago
Hi All, I am editing a church pageant video - the show had an actual slideshow video in one scene - but the slideshow images are unusable as in the 5 sec video: 10588_playwithoutslides.mp4.zip Here is
Re: Trying to mimic a projected slideshow...
by Roei Tzoref 3 years ago
well tracked, and roto looks decent as well :) obviously there is more involved to get a decent composite. the image has to blend with the surroundings so how about a... blend mode if it's a screening
Very amateur video editor here. When applying an effect, the clip changes to a completely different shot. Why is this?
by Ech Blecjh 3 years ago
I'm working with a video I recorded and when I apply a lot of effects the clip is transformed to a shot that is later in the video. Can anyone explain this https: www.youtube.com watch v=NouX2HJEbd8 H
Re: Very amateur video editor here. When applying an effect, the clip changes to a completely different shot. Why is this?
by David Oulashian 3 years ago
What happens if you disable the effects David Oulashian
Mixing Framerates in Multicam - problem
by David Oulashian 3 years ago
Hello all, Long time Avid Editor cutting multicam in Premiere Pro CS5 (I know, I know). 2 cams are 23.976 fps, 1 cam is 25 fps. Sequence is setup as 23.976 fps. The 25fps cam always shows a red render
Multicam and Mixed framerate footage CS5
by David Oulashian 3 years ago
Hello all, Long time Avid Editor cutting multicam in Premiere Pro CS5 (I know, I know). 2 cams are 23.976 fps, 1 cam is 25 fps. Sequence is setup as 23.976 fps. The 25fps cam always shows a red render
How do I fix bad, or no, white balancing?
by Tim McCarthy 9 years ago
I have pp cs4. I was just given four tapes shot in Pal on Hi8 tapes (I am in Pennsylvania). Everything is green. All footage appears to have been shot in an room lit with flourescent lighting, but in
Re: How do I fix bad, or no, white balancing?
by David Oulashian 9 years ago
Coming from Avid -- In the 3 way Color Corrector you can gently "push" the middle one towards magenta (the exact opposite of green) and it should start to balance it back to a more normal look. You ca
Looking for used FCS software . . . but where?
by David Oulashian 10 years ago
Hi all, I am interested in purchasing some legit but used Final Cut software but all I seem to see on Craigslist is pirated stuff. I want to buy the real deal. Any ideas on where Thanks, David Oulashi
Re: Looking for used FCS software . . . but where?
by todd reid 10 years ago
if you are looking to do some real, valid and professional video editing.....pay full price for a retail copy!!!!!! This will allow you huge future discounts on upgrades (and is the only legal way to
Using phase reversal to cancel music for Dialogue?
by Steve Clarendon 10 years ago
Hi. I'm cutting promos with a film which has stereo full mix on channels 1 and 2 and Stereo Music and Effects on channels 3 and 4. I've been told that laying all 4 channels into a timeline and then pl
Re: Using phase reversal to cancel music for Dialogue?
by David Oulashian 10 years ago
This sounds awesome! However when I tried the example as Job suggested, I had the audio volume drop down significantly, but not be eliminated Interestingly, I can actually see the audio waveform inver
Avid FX Motion Blur
by David Oulashian 10 years ago
I just started with Avid FX and can't seem to find anyway to make the motion blur appear -- I have it turned on and have checked everywhere but nothing seems to actually allow motion blur to show Any
Re: Avid FX Motion Blur
by David Oulashian 10 years ago
That did it -- Thanks a lot! David Oulashian
Upgrade Question
by David Oulashian 10 years ago
Repost from PremierePro Forum Hello, General question -- I want to upgrade to Adobe CS4 Production Premium (the discount ends April 30!) but I don't know if my computer can hack it AE or the other pr
Re: Upgrade Question
by John Shoemaker 10 years ago
Your system should be able to handle it fairly well. Especially with SD footage. You won't be able to take advantage of the multi-core processing in AE, and you'll have to be careful to use one adobe
upgrade -- will my system run CS4?
by David Oulashian 10 years ago
Hello, General question -- I want to upgrade to Adobe CS4 Production Premium (the discount ends April 30!) but I don't know if my computer can hack it. Please bear in mind that this is my home compute
Re: upgrade -- will my system run CS4?
by David Oulashian 10 years ago
What about for the rest of the CS4 Production Premium Suite David Oulashian
Final Cut trial software?
by David Oulashian 11 years ago
Hello all, I am a long time (9 years) Avid editor and have come to the conclusion that I need to learn Final Cut (and also the Mac platform in general -- I am a PC guy) to stay competitive. I have a f
Re: Final Cut trial software?
by David Oulashian 11 years ago
Hi Richard, Thanks for the quick reply. Couple of questions: 1. If I got up to speed on FCExpress then walked into a Final Cut Pro bay would I be lost or would I be able to jump right in 2. Related to
Online reel questions
by David Oulashian 12 years ago
Hi all, First, sorry for the double post -- originally posted in Demo Reels but only got one reply. I haven't needed a reel in ages (because I have been working full time for the last several years) b
Re: Online reel questions
by Christian Glawe 12 years ago
YouTube is absolutely horrific - I refuse to post video there. Reel Exchange, I haven't tried yet, buuutttt.... IMO, the *best* way is to get your own domain, and a big name host - Yahoo is something
Online reel questions
by David Oulashian 12 years ago
Hi all, I haven't needed a reel in ages (because I have been working full time for the last several years) but then all of a sudden needed to quickly post some work samples for some people. First onli
Re: Online reel questions
by Max Miller 11 years ago
Thanks for the Vimeo tip. I had never heard of it and it looks like it will be perfect. I always hate the compression hit I take on myspace and youtube.
PremierePro stops on MarkIn/Mark Out
by David Oulashian 12 years ago
Hi, Using PremierePro1.0. Wierd anamoly, whenever I hit Mark In or Mark Out on the program side the playback stops. I can MarkIn Out all day on the source side and it keeps on playing but as soon as I
Re: PremierePro stops on MarkIn/Mark Out
by David Oulashian 12 years ago
Mike, are you saying this is standard functionality in PremPro 1.0 I am hard pressed to believe that as it would make quick editing very cumbersome. David
How to create a choppy effect (includes example clip)
by Zvi Twersky 13 years ago
I guess you can direct this wuestion to any video editing program, but I'm asking it here because I use premiere pro. It's most probably simple, but I wanted to know how you create a choppy effect in
Re: How to create a choppy effect (includes example clip)
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
Hi, It looks like it is simply strobed (which is what essentially what you thought it was). I work on Avid so I couldn't tell you how to strobe in Premiere but I am sure if you search for Strobe in th
alpha channel problem
by jack entonces 13 years ago
hello, I've got a moving video (graphic) on V1, and it's alpha channel on V2. I of course put the Matte Key on V2 and "invert key." When I play it back everything seems to work EXCEPT that there is a
Re: I TAKE IT BACK...Re: alpha channel problem
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
I have had slight transparency problems with mattes if My black was not set at 0,0,0 and my white was not set at 255,255,255. I fit is not pure white or pure black than it will have some amount of tra
Getting started with Illustrator
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
Hi all, I am finally leaping in to the world of Illustrator (via Ver 10). I am familiar with other Adobe apps like Prem Pro, AE, Photoshop etc. But I can't seem to get my head around Illustrator very
Re: Getting started with Illustrator
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
Hi All, I found the answer to my own question -- great site with a lot of free "Getting Started" tutorials for lots of different software with lots more for purchase. Great intro to various versions o
Message for Timothy Kurkoski
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
Hi Timothy, Last month you posted that you were selling Adobe Illustrator ver 10 (I think). Is this still available or did you sell it already You can contact me at david.junk@sbcglobal.net. Thanks a
Re: Message for Timothy Kurkoski
by Tim Kurkoski 13 years ago
Thanks, David. E-mail sent to your address.
OT : selling software/ licenses, what's the deal ?
by Andy Stokes 13 years ago
Hi all, Sorry for the slightly off topic. Just wanted some advice. I'm taking up a full-time position at a new company. As a result I will be shutting up shop, so to speak. I'd like to sell my boxed s
Re: OT : selling software/ licenses, what's the deal ?
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
Hi, I might be interested in the Video Collection 2.5 -- is that upgrade or full versions What is in it (I am confused with all the different versions over the last couple of years). Thanks, David Oul
Recommendations on a WACOM Tablet
by marcus ionis 13 years ago
Thinking about getting a WACOM Tablet for my AVID. This tablet would be used for editorial, photoshop and some compositing. Do you have any recommendations Thank You for Your Time. Marcus
Re: Recommendations on a WACOM Tablet
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
I highly recommend the Intuos3 6x11 version. I just got it a few weeks ago and . . . best $325 I have spent in ages. This thing is sweet and this version is perfect for dual monitor displays (though y
Wacom Tablet Problems
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
Hi All, I just reconnected my Wacom Graphire 3 Tablet to my computer after a couple of months unplugged. Lo and Behold, the little orange "connected" light does not come on on the tablet. And more imp
Info on Avid Liquid 7 Vs Avid Express Pro 5
by Eric Kirk 13 years ago
Hello, I had originally written this direct to Mark in response to his post and was told it would be better to write here: http: www.creativecow.net articles harvey_mark avid_liquid_7_review index.htm
Re: Info on Avid Liquid 7 Vs Avid Express Pro 5
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
Hi Eric, If you are interested in Liquid 7, I have an unused version of Liquid 6 (legal) that you could upgrade to Liquid 7 for $199. I would sell it for $100 plus shipping and you would save $200 by
Creating a Masked layer then moving it?
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
I posted this on the Avid Forum already but think it might be more of a Boris Continuum Complete solution. There has got to be some way to make a Mask (matte) on a layer then add a DVE move to it so t
Re: Creating a Masked layer then moving it?
by Stephen L. Noe 13 years ago
How about tracking what you're trying to mask and then using that track data with the pixel chooser or the matte material (if it was imported)
DVE Move with Mask?
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
There has got to be some way to make a Mask (matte) on a layer then add a DVE move to it so that only the masked layer moves and not all of the layers underneath. Using Adrenaline 2.4 w Boris Continuu
Re: DVE Move with Mask?
by John Pale 13 years ago
Not in front of a system right now, but trying to work it out in my head... What happens if you nest the mask layer (I know...its just one layer...humor me) then apply a 3D warp to the nest
Ver 1 presets to Ver 2?
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
Hi, I have quite a few Sapphire effects presets from ver1. We just upgraded to version 2. Is there anyway to use the original presets with version 2 or do I need to recreate each one from scratch Than
Re: Ver 1 presets to Ver 2?
by Gary Oberbrunner 13 years ago
Hi, David. At this point sequences and presets saved with Sapphire v1 effects can not be converted automatically to use the Sapphire 2 version, and Sapphire2 for AVX1 effects can not currently be conv
How to mask?
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
What is the best way to do dynamic masks on moving video in MCA 2.2. We have BCC (obviously) and Sapphire V2. I know in Boris Continuum, many of the effects let you create a mask, but none of them all
Re: How to mask?
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
I need to stay in the Avid environment -- After Effects is unavailable for this. Anyone else David Oulashian Editor, E! News
How to mask?
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
What is the best way to do dynamic masks on moving video in Sapphire for Adrenaline 2.2. We have Sapphire V2. I would like to create animatable masks with bezier handles to use on moving video. The id
Re: How to mask?
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
Thanks for your reply Gary. However, I still seem to have some problems. Here is my example: V2 -- Video of person talking V1 -- Graphic background Layer I cut out the person on V2 with Animatte -- no
Upgrade for Just purchased ver 1?
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
Hi, My company just purchased a number of seats of Sapphire -- just installed last week and now I see the version 2 press release. Is there any free upgrades for very recent purchasers Thanks a lot, D
Re: Upgrade for Just purchased ver 1?
by Gary Oberbrunner 13 years ago
Definitely! If you purchased Sapphire for Avid any time in the last few months you are eligible for a free upgrade to v2. We'll be contacting all recent purchasers in the next few days. (If you bought
Shortcut for Audio Tool (specifically to get to "Output")
by David Oulashian 13 years ago
Does anyone know of any I am trying to set up a macro to automate audio mixdowns but can't seem to find any kb shortcut to make the switch from DirectOut to Mono. Thanks a lot, David Oulashian
Re: Shortcut for Audio Tool (specifically to get to "Output")
by geraint pari huws 13 years ago
yep, it does actually open the audio tool, and from here you access the output routing, direct mono stereo...actually
Free magazines?
by Joey Groah 14 years ago
I'm looking for some other industry magazines to subscribe to. We get: - Post - Videography - Millimeter - DV - Wired - and the forthcoming Creative Cow magazine What would you suggest What do you lik
Re: Free magazines?
by David Oulashian 14 years ago
Dont forget "Studio" (used to be AV Video). It has improved quite a bit with the name change, IMHO. David Oulashian
Freelance vs Staff (here we go again . . .)
by David Oulashian 14 years ago
I have been a freelance editing for a network. This really means I am a part timer who works 40-50 per week for them, I get paid through payroll (they pay taxes), but I get no benefits. Now they are a
Re: Okay, REAL political
by Frank Otto 14 years ago
I just want to know where does HealthSouth get off lobbying my state's senators and congressmen when their services aren't even offered in my state. Nearly half a mil went to the pockets of the Nevada
Can you Open a 1.5 in 2.0 Etc
by Richard Milner 14 years ago
Can you open a 1.5 in 2.0 How about a 2.0 in 1.5
Ignore my post above
by David Oulashian 14 years ago
Sorry, I thought I was in the Avid forum. David Oulashian
AE 7.0 online video demo. No NDA needed :)
by Mike James 14 years ago
http: www.macromedia.com macromedia events max max2005 video Adobe After Effects 7 demo... It is under "day two" and the fourth thumbnail from the left will activate the video to the AE7 demo that occ
Re: Can't view video -- screenshots anyone?
by David Oulashian 14 years ago
That did the trick -- thanks! David
Stitching Pictures?
by David Oulashian 14 years ago
Does PS7 have any way to automatically stitch together pictures to create a panorama Thanks, David Oulashian
Re: Stitching Pictures?
by Seth Olson 14 years ago
In Photoshop CS, you can stitich images together by going to File Automate Photomerge... If that doesn't exsist then the next best thing is placing the images side by side with the top slightly over t
books teaching design and colour theory
by jeremy webb 14 years ago
i'm looking to improve my design and colour skills knowledge to compliment my after effects pieces. can anyone recommend some good books.
Re: books teaching design and colour theory
by David Oulashian 14 years ago
I second this! Come on mograph greats -- throw us a bone! ;-) David Oulashian
Off Topic -- Data Recovery Software?
by David Oulashian 14 years ago
Sorry this is Off Topic . . . My computer died on me, so I pulled the one drive that I needed info from and mounted it into my new computer (in a removable enclosure) . . . Long story short, somehow I
Re: Off Topic -- Data Recovery Software?
by Serge Hamad 14 years ago
Hi, I feel with you man! If you are on PC here is a GREAT software solution: http: www.ontrack.com easyrecoveryprofessional It saved me six months of work. Salut. Serge
Off Topic -- USB KVM Switch?
by David Oulashian 14 years ago
Hi all, Slightly off topic -- but didn't know where else to post. I have been using a KVM Switch for a couple of years an now I have upgraded to a USB keyboard and mouse -- I need a good USB KVM switc
Re: Off Topic -- USB KVM Switch?
by Andrew Yoole 14 years ago
I use an off-the-shelf Belkin model which does a great job, and switches seamlessly between Mac and PC as well.
Alternatives to AI for Invig Classic
by David Oulashian 14 years ago
Hi, I posted already in the AE forum and hope someone here may have ideas as well. I just got the Zaxworks Invigorator Classic Plugin (ver3.0.3). Now I am realizing that it only works with AI files. I
Re: Alternatives to AI for Invig Classic
by Jon Okerstrom 14 years ago
Hi David, I'm going to be very direct here. To make the most of Invigorator, you really should get Illustrator. Not just to create text, but to manipulate and create logos and other elements which you
Not to open a can of worms, but....
by Christian Glawe 14 years ago
I'm curious as to what your opinions are regarding use of unlicensed music in demo reels. I'm in the process of editing my new demo, and not really sure how to proceed with this. On the one hand, it
Re: Not to open a can of worms, but....
by David Oulashian 14 years ago
I think that you are kind of missing the point. You can use your argument to justify pretty much anything. "Hey, I'm not gonna buy that DVD of Napolean Dynamite anyway, so I may as well steal it." or
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