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David Stembridge

I love photography, gardening, hunting, and spending time with family!
Member Since:
January 6th 2008
62 Posts
Location:
Georgia
editing converted ProRes 422 footage on FCP7
by David Stembridge 3 years ago
I have been using FCPx, and typically convert footage from my DSLR and any other footage to proves 422. My partner still uses fcp7 and I converted all of a recent wedding to proves 422. I can't get a
Re: editing converted ProRes 422 footage on FCP5
by David Stembridge 3 years ago
I normally convert everything to match the HDV cameras as 1440x1080; but this time I used 1920x1080. This is actually FCP 5.0.4 I found the 'Prompt for settings on New Sequence' and opened a new seque
UVW-1400 Beta SP deck - tracking adjustment question
by David Stembridge 3 years ago
I have a deck I'm using to digitize some of my older news tapes. Had a bit of a tracking issue seen here: https: youtu.be x0C4WaG6B_4 There's a switch on the SS-61 board for adjusting (SS-53 on the UV
Re: UVW-1400 Beta SP deck - tracking adjustment question
by David Stringer 3 years ago
It looks like maybe tape-path out of wack. Since the machine is older, I would guess the exit guide is a little low. When no one was looking, I would use the graphite tip of a pencil to lift the tape
Removing a project FAIL...
by David Stembridge 3 years ago
I created a couple events to add projects, mainly for testing. I shut down FCPx (10.2.1) and deleted the project folders from my movies project-LIBRARY folder. When I opened FCPx again, the projects a
Re: Removing a project FAIL...
by Bill Davis 3 years ago
Just in general, if you're working in the Finder - you're NOT working in the X database where it manages and stores everything it needs to operate the program. So unless you're a very experienced X op
unwanted border on open
by David Stembridge 3 years ago
I'm getting an unwanted border on this little open. I attached a screen shot of properties. What do I need to do to get white, all the way to the edges I am trying to recreate an open I did 2 years ag
Re: unwanted border on open
by Robin S. Kurz 3 years ago
Erm.... simply change the background to white and not "Transparent" - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassendes FCP X Training f r dich!
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Hard Drive DTE Recorder options for Canon XH A1 Video Camera: What would you use?
by Alan lipman 4 years ago
Hello, I own the Canon XH A1, a pro-prosumer DV HDV camcorder which records uses Mini DV tape. I am considering what would be the best quality value choice for portable tapeless recording and editing
Re: Hard Drive DTE Recorder options for Canon XH A1 Video Camera: What would you use?
by David Stembridge 4 years ago
I use the DN-60 with an XHA1s, we have 2 of the cameras. The DN-60 is used on solo shoots, and works great. When filming performances we run a firewire line into out MBP s and record as QT movies. Thi
Hard Drive DTE Recorder for XH A1 Video Camera: What are the best current options available?
by Alan lipman 4 years ago
Hello All, I own a Canon XH A1 video camera, which uses mini DV tape to shoot HDV or DV. I am considering purchasing a DTE Hard Drive Recorder in order to facilitate transfer and editing to my PC. As
Re: Hard Drive DTE Recorder for XH A1 Video Camera: What are the best current options available?
by David Stembridge 4 years ago
I have 2 XHA1s HDV cams, we have a DN-60; but also a modified FS-4HD firestore DTE recorder, with internal Sandisk 32GB CF Card, and external power supply. The only complaint I have about the DN-60 is
move all video clips from the secondary storyline to the primary storyline
by David Stembridge 4 years ago
This is my first project completely, well mostly via FCPx... coming from legacy FCP7, I se to have made a common mistake. Need to correct and start using it the right way! here's a screen shot. All my
Re: move all video clips from the secondary storyline to the primary storyline
by Craig Alan 4 years ago
you could lasso all the video and make a new compound clip out of it and then just highlight it and drag it to the primary. Some editors like to work the way you did this, connecting everything to an
Audio out from Tascam DR-40 to Canon 6D
by lucky phil 5 years ago
I'm new to DSLR audio, so questions and assumptions may be off :) Got a Tascam DR-40 with external mics and wondering about connecting the line out to the 6D. I know syncing in post in common, but I'd
Re: Audio out from Tascam DR-40 to Canon 6D
by David Stembridge 4 years ago
Hi Lucky Phil, what are you currently using with your 6D I am just starting out on one, and trying to figure out the best way to go. I really like the idea of running a line into the camera vs. separa
MultiCam issue FCP 7 - can't get timeline correct to edit
by David Stembridge 6 years ago
Hi there, I have 3 tracks, all converted to Pro Res 422. When I drag each individual clip to my timeline, no render needed, they match fine. When I create the multiclip track and drag it to the timeli
Re: MultiCam issue FCP 7 - can't get timeline correct to edit
by David Stembridge 6 years ago
I checked that 1st... it was. Merry Christmas everyone!
Apply cuts from 1 timeline.... to another timeline?
by David Stembridge 6 years ago
I ended up having to capture from tape, after having some dropout from feed direct into my mac. I have matched up the sequence overall TRT, and would like to apply the cut mark locations to the new ti
Re: Apply cuts from 1 timeline.... to another timeline?
by David Stembridge 6 years ago
Unfortunately.... because it is a multiclip, the angle stays the same using that method.... I will try nesting the captured tape clips into a clip that matches up in length and see if I can sync up ag
FCP workflow for Canon 7D and XH-A1s
by Enrico Lappano 8 years ago
Can somebody suggest an excellent workflow in Final Cut Pro 7 for capture and editing presets using both the Canon 7D and XH-A1s cameras, in one 1080 30 frames per second timeline for 2 shot doc inter
Re: FCP workflow for Canon 7D and XH-A1s
by David Stembridge 6 years ago
Will reg ProRes give you 4:2:2 as well
FCP 7.0.3 Multicam problem after adding transitions
by David Stembridge 6 years ago
I've been using multicam for year, was working on a project tonight, performance with 2 camera angles. Video tracks in great shape; after editing the 1 hour sequence, I did a little color correction,
Re: FCP 7.0.3 Multicam problem after adding transitions
by Jerry Hofmann 6 years ago
Have you tried collapsing the multiclips before the render Might work to fix you up... Jerry Apple Certified Trainer, Producer, Writer, Director Editor, Gun for Hire and other things. I ski. My Blog:
Motion Tracking Text question
by David Stembridge 7 years ago
I want to add a few text graphics to a project, that only has 1 video source. If I analyze the video at the point where I want text to start stop.... and add the first Match Move it lines up great; bu
Re: Motion Tracking Text question
by David Stembridge 7 years ago
I think I figured this out... looks like I just need to pay attention to the "Analyze Motion names, and make sure I match them up properly with the text over that section. I guess it's pretty easy to
Motion effect needed, reveal text as train moves by...
by David Stembridge 7 years ago
If I had a shot of a train going by, and wanted text "title" to be revealed as the train goes past, would that be a motion tracking technique
Re: Motion effect needed, reveal text as train moves by...
by Stephen Smith 7 years ago
Yes, it depends on how fast and bumpy the train is moving. I imagine it will be to fast for motion tracking. Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Motion Training DVD Check out my Motion T
What Nikon Lenses (old non-zoom) work with EOS T2i?
by Matt Darius 8 years ago
I was trying to do research on using older, nikon manual lenses since, I heard canon FD glass is not so sharp. What I would love to know is, which type of nikon glass can I use with an adapter and wha
Re: What Nikon Lenses (old non-zoom) work with EOS T2i?
by David Stembridge 7 years ago
Is there an adaptor that does give you more control on an old AI lens I ordered n ebay model... $14 and of course it gives me 00 on aperture. I can use zebras when shooting video to adjust exposure pr
Blurring out background....
by David Stembridge 7 years ago
Is this a better "Color" fix Or is this something that I may be able to do in motion It is only about 12 seconds. Client after meeting with his team.... decided they didn't want topless student in bac
Re: Blurring out background....
by David Stembridge 7 years ago
Ok, I will order Stephen... in the meantime, no chance this particular section "on automatically rotoscoping" is covered anywhere that you have placed online is it
Ideas/Input needed on open for safety video
by David Stembridge 7 years ago
I have a psd graphic that Imported into Motion, all layers, and it loads great. Here's the file link, if you'd like to take a closer look: 2575_burkesafetydvdtitle.psd.zip I want to go full screen on
Re: Ideas/Input needed on open for safety video
by David Stembridge 7 years ago
Ok Jay, thanks again for walking me through it, that was a great learning experience!
XF300 or Sony HVR-Z7U?
by David Stembridge 8 years ago
I really like the idea of going tapeless; but honestly, the XF300 is way out of range for our budget. I was looking at the Sony HVR-Z7U, and while the bitrate isn't near as high, it seems to have some
which camera?
by Gary Linzer 10 years ago
Hi, I own a Canon XL1 and XL1S camera and having been editing in Premiere for the last five years. My experience is still pretty limited. You can see a typical project at homesteadfair.com These are t
Re: which camera?
by David Stembridge 8 years ago
I'm in the same boat, having 2 XL1s' and an XL1. Looking closely at the XHA1s. Everything I've read, and researched shows me that the quality is the same on all the newer HD canon cameras, well, aside
XL1S to XH-A1s advise?
by David Stembridge 8 years ago
We are looking to move to the XH-A1s cams from our current XL1s'. Any advise on some of the equipment we may want to hang onto Do BP-945s work on the XH-A1s all right Currently using Portabrace CTC-2
Re: XL1S to XH-A1s advise?
by William Busby 8 years ago
All XH series cams use the BP-9xx series batts. Not sure about your bag, but doesn't seem to be a good fit. There's plenty of other bags cases to fit the XH A1s.
Possible solution to the copyrighted music problem with event videos?
by John Baldino 9 years ago
Hi all, Just read the previous thread and wanted to add my 2c. Since I too am about to get into the game here with weddings and event vids, the issue of copyrighted music is going to be a very salient
Re: Possible solution to the copyrighted music problem with event videos?
by David Stembridge 8 years ago
Great article, Thanks!
any small town guys out there?
by Richard Miller 8 years ago
I live in a town of 18,000. a county population of 80,000. My town is the largest in the area. Is anyone making a living in shall we say rural America, or is the industry stuck in the metro areas with
Re: any small town guys out there?
by David Stembridge 8 years ago
I live in SE Georgia in a small county of about 23,000, it took several years after moving here from metro Atlanta to get established. Most of our work is in areas between our community, and the next
Title 3D & Title Crawl Crashes FCPro 6
by Dave Beaty 11 years ago
I was wondering if there is a way to make the free text plug ins work with Final Cut Pro 6.0.1 They show up now and you can apply them, but if you click in the filters Click For Option to enter the te
Re: Title 3D & Title Crawl Crashes FCPro 6
by David Stembridge 11 years ago
Hi Dave, having the same issue. Can you please post the direct link you are referring to I haven't been able to fid a patch specifically for Title 3D, What's really weird is that it works fine on my w
Boris Calligraphy Title 3D 2.1 Crashes Intel MacBook Pro
by Andy Field 12 years ago
I've searched the forums - your site - everywhere -- if I have a project on any version of Final Cut Pro and try to load it in FCP 5.1.2 on my Intel MacBook pro -- it crashes Final Cut - only way to o
Re: Boris Calligraphy Title 3D 2.1 Crashes Intel MacBook Pro
by David Stembridge 11 years ago
Did you ever find a solution to this problem Andy I have having a similar issue with Title 3d on my MacBook Pro. Thanks!
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