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Dean Mikulla

Member Since:
February 7th 2006
91 Posts
Location:
DC
Contour HD in FCP 1920 or 1080x720
by Dean Mikulla 9 years ago
I was wondering if the final video for web at a resolution of around 854x480 will look better if I shoot at 1920x1080 30fps and size it down or is it not worth the extra file size and just shoot at 10
Re: Contour HD in FCP 1920 or 1080x720
by Dean Mikulla 9 years ago
Thanks for the reply. I am shooting subjects that are up to 100 feet away. Do you think it would be beneficial t shoot at the larger res if I plan on doing some zooming in in FCP
Vimeo playback codec
by Dean Mikulla 10 years ago
I've started using Vimeo as an option for viewing my videos. I've never had a problem until someone who's using a Mac told me they cant watch this, http: www.vimeo.com 11157547 They can, however, watc
Re: Vimeo playback codec
by Dean Mikulla 10 years ago
Thanks for the quick reply! I'm pretty sure they're using Firefox, though.
stabilizing a kiteboarding kite cam
by Dean Mikulla 11 years ago
Maybe this question should just be, "are there any good motion stabilizing tutorials" ! But I'll give some detail to my dilemma. I used a kite cam, a small hd cam that attaches to the center strut of
Variable speed on Text?
by Dean Mikulla 11 years ago
I couldnt get the variable speed to become available when animating some text. Is this normal, or am I Abby normal! FCP 6 Thanks, Dean
Re: Variable speed on Text?
by Dean Mikulla 11 years ago
Thank You , I not too crazy!
getting bounding box only when selecting?
by Dean Mikulla 11 years ago
Hi all. When I select objects to manipulate points and handles , I only get the bounding box. Points and paths are not visible. If I carefully move the direct select tool over a spot where I know ther
Re: getting bounding box only when selecting?
by Dean Mikulla 11 years ago
Thanks for the replies! I Trashed preferences and also checked the "view" menu settings, and it did the trick. I'm not sure which one it was but thanks again!
looking at wordpress for video page
by Dean Mikulla 11 years ago
I am looking to redo my hobbiest video web page. I want to have a very easy way for viewers to leave comments, and an easy way for me to add graphics and sponsers advertisements . I'm not too good at
Re: looking at wordpress for video page
by Dean Mikulla 11 years ago
Thanks for the help ,Alan and Mike! I will dive into this asap! Dean
At witts end/QT ?mark when loading my web video where esle to go!?!
by Dean Mikulla 11 years ago
Kind of a repost from last week, still perplexed! I have a simple web page with my short movies in QT format, I use the "export for web" feature to embed them . They work great and I've tested them on
Re: At witts end/QT ?mark when loading my web video where esle to go!?!
by Dean Mikulla 11 years ago
Josh, John, thanks for the replies, Up to this point in my hobbiest learnings , I've went with QT pro to encode and create the html to put my vids on the web. The "export for web" feature makes it eas
QT playback from web , getting question mark?
by Dean Mikulla 11 years ago
Did some searching, didnt find anything, maybe some one here could help. I have a simple web page with my short movies in QT format, I use the "export for web" feature to embed them . They work great
Re: QT playback from web , getting question mark?
by Dean Mikulla 11 years ago
Thanks Jeremy, I'm goin to find out what version they have and get to the bottom of this!
GL2 hea cleaning/tape FF RW
by Dean Mikulla 12 years ago
I have a new GL2 and have used only Panasonic AY-DVM63PQ tapes. I'dont use the GL2 for capture or playing. I'm on my 9th tape and got the "your heads need cleaned" message. It went away and I finished
Re: GL2 hea cleaning/tape FF RW
by Dean Mikulla 12 years ago
Great answer, thanks
GL2 Firewire capture problems
by Anthony Toscano 12 years ago
I tried searching the forums in hopes of finding a solution before i decided to post this problem. I've captured video with Adobe Premier directly to my internal harddrive through a firewire connectio
Re: GL2 Firewire capture problems
by Dean Mikulla 12 years ago
I thought that the Cannons had an issue with using the same bus as another firewire connection
salt creep on underwater cam attempt/cleaning
by Dean Mikulla 13 years ago
I tried to use an underwater bag housing and it failed. About 100ml of sea water seeped into the bag. The SonyDCR-TRV140 now works after two weeks of drying out! There is slight corrosion in some of t
Re: salt creep on underwater cam attempt/cleaning
by Dean Mikulla 13 years ago
http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 400208-REG Aquapac_AQUA461_Waterproof_Case_for_Barrel.html If wouldnt have leaked, I'd say it was a good pruduct, i just don't see how I could've done anything wro
GL2 record program/setting
by Dean Mikulla 13 years ago
Sorry for hoggin' up the board! When shooting a band in a night club, or 1000 seat concert hall, lots of colored lights above and behind the stage, spotlight on the singer, what settings do you sugges
Re: GL2 record program/setting
by Bouncing account needs new email address 13 years ago
Manual mode ("M") Shutter at 1 60 Manual Iris: You'll likely have to constantly adjust iris as stage lighting is full of hot spots and dark areas. Manual "Bulb" (indoor) White Balance: The colored lig
GL2 color bars
by Dean Mikulla 13 years ago
I've just opened the box on my new GL2,and read the entire manual. I've been using a cheap sony cam for years and using FCE HD for a couple years to much enjoyment! However I know nothing about color
Re: GL2 color bars
by Dean Mikulla 13 years ago
Thanks Matte
Stripe your tapes on the GL2?
by Dean Mikulla 13 years ago
Do you stripe your tapes on the GL2 ( or what ever cam you have), or do you use a "player",( ex. cheap mini dv cam), just as you should capture from a different mini dv "player" to save the heads on y
Re: Stripe your tapes on the GL2?
by Dean Mikulla 13 years ago
Ye sI just noticed that on my new Gl2. I didnt realize that the time code gets recorded over if you rewind and re-record, (kind of!). Thanks
GL2 vs XL 's
by Dean Mikulla 13 years ago
Just want to know the major differences . I'm a hobbiest looking to upgrade to the prosumer level. Want to use for shooting action sports, surfing, kiteboarding, and maybe some band videos and side wo
Re: GL2 vs XL 's
by Dean Mikulla 13 years ago
Thanks Evil!, do you use a deck for capture or just use the camera. Just wondering how much is too much, when use the cam for capture. Ae there prosumer decks out there
PC vs mac options
by Dean Mikulla 15 years ago
I'm trying to export a small sequence from FCE HD for a friends website and he can only handle .avi or .mpeg files. I've found that my movie looks great with the Quicktime mp4 format. I can make an.av
Re: PC vs mac options
by Dean Mikulla 15 years ago
Thanks for the info Craig.
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