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David Turner

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November 18th 2011
41 Posts
New Clean HDMI out with Canon 5d Markiii Firmware Update. Thoughts?
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hey! I figured I'd start a thread here talking about the Canon firmware update that was just released for the 5D Markiii. I'm mainly interested in a discussion on the video application with the abilit
Re: New Clean HDMI out with Canon 5d Markiii Firmware Update. Thoughts?
by David Turner 7 years ago
Ryan Holmes "you run the risk of instability" That's always been my thoughts exactly. But if there was an amazing feature I'd try it out. I heard you can run ML off the SD card slot and not overwrite
Filming Macro - High quality adapters?
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hi All! I have a shoot coming up where the director wants to shoot a ton of artsy stuff in macro. This is a lower budget shoot, so I am planning on sticking with my Canon 5D Markiii & the L series gla
Re: Filming Macro - High quality adapters?
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hey Rick! Thanks for the suggestion. I was leaning towards the extenders myself until I just had a long convo with another DP who was arguing the benefit of having some nice diopters around. But it se
MōVI
by Todd Terry 7 years ago
So, who's ready to plunk their deposit on the new M VI http: vimeo.com 63357898 I have to admit we're more than mildly considering it... but I'd sure like to be able to play with one a bit first befor
Re: MōVI
by David Turner 7 years ago
I just want to say I'm happy to come across this thread and hear more on people's thoughts. I did check the M10 out at NAB and really liked it a lot. And it was still "beta." I think I am rounding up
Sub 10K Camera recommendations?
by Ben Muehleisen 7 years ago
We need to update and upgrade from our fabulous workhorse Sony PMW-EX1s. We are looking to add 2 camera and would like to stay sub 10K for each camera. Our frontrunners are the EX3 or the NEX-FS700UK.
Re: Sub 10K Camera recommendations?
by David Turner 7 years ago
I'd be interested in hearing what people have as suggestions for this as well. I work freelance, but will be advising a documentary company I do a lot of work with on what cameras to upgrade to shortl
Image Stabilize 5D Mark iii footage with Pans/Tilts & convert to 720p (from 1080p) in FCP7 or other
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hi Creative Minds! I am working mostly in FCP7 still, so I thought I'd post this here (although I also have Adobe CS6 as I slowly switch to Premier & am open to working in an Adobe program too). I hav
Re: Image Stabilize 5D Mark iii footage with Pans/Tilts & convert to 720p (from 1080p) in FCP7 or other
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hey Joseph! Thanks for your response! I will definitely be checking out Mocha Pro and be doing the Free Trial. Are there any tutorials you would recommend I watch to get the hang of the program Joseph
Using a 7.7in Small HD OLED HDMI/SDI Monitor to externally monitor/ Color Correct on the Road
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hi! I was hoping someone can weigh in on using a small OLED monitor to color correct on the fly with Davinci Resolve. Right now I have the Small HD AC7 OLED HDMI SDI 7.7in monitor. It is used for moni
Re: Using a 7.7in Small HD OLED HDMI/SDI Monitor to externally monitor/ Color Correct on the Road
by Jordan Mena 7 years ago
It depends on your onsite needs. The monitor your looking at isn't a true 1920x1080 monitor so you wont be getting a correct pixel per pixel reference. Are you doing final color grading If you are the
advice for 27" external monitor?
by Samuel Frazier 7 years ago
I'm going to buy a MBP Retina or non- Retina and am looking for something to extend my desktop. I know this is not an ideal setup for color correction and I may add a T-Tap and a 1080p TV later. But f
Re: advice for 27" external monitor?
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hey! Although it looks like you went with a lower budget option. I figured I'd weigh in quick for others who may stumble upon this thread later on: I have the MBP Retina & the Apple Cinema Display (th
upgrading system and computer
by George Anderson 7 years ago
Caught between a rock and a hard place. I ve been out of video for a little while working on a music project, but have continued to do small video things in the background when I have time. I have bee
Re: upgrading system and computer
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hey George, You are in a position that a lot of people are in, I think. Question One: Are you looking to upgrade your hardware - Apple is now on Mountain Lion (and I think their new plan is to put out
Scaled Down Image when HDMI converted to SDI Externally Monitoring 5d Mark iii - Any Fix?
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hi! I was wondering if anyone knew a fix for monitoring 5d Mark iii footage on an external SDI monitor like the Panasonic BT-LH1710W 17inch monitor. I am using a 5d Mark iii, a Small HD AC7-SDI onboar
Re: Scaled Down Image when HDMI converted to SDI Externally Monitoring 5d Mark iii - Any Fix?
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hey! Just figured I'd revive my question. Does anyone know if there is an answer here Is there a way to counteract the scaled 5d Mark iii external signal
5D MK III DaVinci Workflow
by Daniel Neutzsky-Wulff 7 years ago
Hi all, I just finished the edit on a TV documentary in Premiere Pro. I edited the files in their native H.264 format straight off the camera. I exported an XML from Premiere and imported it into Reso
Re: 5D MK III DaVinci Workflow
by David Turner 7 years ago
Thanks for the info Andy! This will be my workflow shortly too.
Any Final Word on Recording 5D Mark iii Video with an SD card instead of CF?
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hi Creative Brains! I am wondering if anyone knew any final (definitive) word on whether recording with the SD card slot (and an SD card) for 1080p All-I video on the 5d Mark iii actually works withou
Re: Any Final Word on Recording 5D Mark iii Video with an SD card instead of CF?
by David Turner 7 years ago
Thanks for the Reply Mark. Yea, for the record, I have the San Disk Extreme Pro 64GB SD 95mbps card (and don't seem to be having any noticeable problems). My problem is that I am repeatedly on shoots
Canon 7D Error - Cannot Communicate with battery. Use this battery? Press ok.
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hi All, My Canon 7D has out of the blue started getting the error: "Cannot communicate with battery. Use this battery" when I turn it on. If I press OK, I can use the battery, but it will not show me
Re: Canon 7D Error - Cannot Communicate with battery. Use this battery? Press ok.
by James Holtzman 5 years ago
7D owners (and others), I hope this fixes your problem, don't waste your time resetting the camera, wiping battery contacts, putting it in the freezer, etc. I didn't mention in posts on other forums,
Doing Smart Backups of My External Media Drives
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hi! I am looking for a software solution to start backing up all my media external hard drives automatically. Basically, what I want to do is this: I have a 2 TB and 3 TB G-drive both with video files
Re: Doing Smart Backups of My External Media Drives
by Andrew Richards 8 years ago
Take a look at ChronoSync. Best, Andy
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In Over My Head with External Monitoring w/ BM Decklink Studio & Panasonic BT-LH900
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hi Wonderful Forum, I am a journalist and multimedia video producer. I am trying to dive deeper into the world of color correction and externally monitoring my video in Final Cut Pro 7 and Color, and
Re: In Over My Head with External Monitoring w/ BM Decklink Studio & Panasonic BT-LH900
by David Turner 8 years ago
Small Update: I am getting video in Final Cut when editing. I just want to make sure I have all the settings right so my color correction will be right. Also, are there other uses for externally monit
Thoughts on this fluorescent + LED Light setup for mostly Interviews
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hi Guys, I have done a lot of reading on here with people talking about using some of the Cool lights from "coollights.biz" for their setups. I need to invest in a small 3 light kit that I can use for
Re: Thoughts on this fluorescent + LED Light setup for mostly Interviews
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hey Bill, Thanks again! I really appreciate your feedback. I guess the best thing to do is to describe exactly what I would use my lights for 95% of the time. All of my work is Documentary or "Documen
Extremely Short AA Battery Life for Tascam DR100
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hi Guys! I have been recording with my Tascam DR100. Now I don't love this recorder and my #1 reason is the battery life. It has both an internal (removable) Lithium Ion battery and takes 2 AA batteri
Re: Extremely Short AA Battery Life for Tascam DR100
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hi Eric and Al, Thanks for your responses. I called Tascam per your suggestion and they said I needed to manually go in and change the battery setting to AA batteries from Lithium Ion in the menu. The
Sharing Authored DVD Files So Others Can Burn Their Own DVD's
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hi Ever Helpful Forum, I have a relatively strange question. I call it strange because I don't know an eloquent way to say what I am trying to do (and if I did I may have had better luck searching and
Re: Sharing Authored DVD Files So Others Can Burn Their Own DVD's
by David Turner 8 years ago
Thanks guys! I created an ISO with Toast and sent him that. I haven't heard if he has had any problems burning it yet, but I think it will work out perfectly.
Advice on Audio Recorder or Mixer for Documentary Style Shoots
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hi Guys, I have been reading though the forums for the past 2 days and have not really found the advice I'm looking for. I hope my more amateurish relation to sound recording will not illicit a barrag
Re: Advice on Audio Recorder or Mixer for Documentary Style Shoots
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hey Al, Thanks for the response, I appreciate the advice. I am leaning more and more toward Sound Devices gear by the day. I do have a few questions: 1 - Do they make a Recorder + Mixer As in, a mixer
New Problem with "Not Found" and "General Error"
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hi, Here is the problem I am having. And I know it is a problem that was spoken about in the past, but all the fixes listed did not work for me. And my symptoms are slightly different. I have one spot
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Shaun Yee liked this 7 years ago
Re: New Problem with "Not Found" and "General Error"
by David Turner 8 years ago
Thanks for your input Fred. I wanted to come on here and just say quickly how I fixed it in case anyone stumbles upon this thread. I bet what Fred suggested would have worked, but I was able to get it
Rode NTG-2 and Canon 7D Problem
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hi guys girls, This is my first post on here but I have been a long time reader, so thanks ahead of time for such a helpful creative community. Ok, here is my problem: Background: I shoot documentary
Re: Rode NTG-2 and Canon 7D Problem
by David Turner 8 years ago
Hey Neil, Thanks for the response. I am guessing it would be possible to accidentally buy an XLR to mini jack without the specs you are talking about I purchased it on the run at a music store which m
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