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Doug Lyons

Member Since:
January 27th 2004
43 Posts
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Roundtripping from redcine-x pro to premiere not working as expected
by Doug Lyons 2 years ago
I need some advice on round tripping between Premiere and Redcine-X Pro. In all the Red footage there are randomly blinking dots in a 1 pixel wide 300 pixel tall array - probably some kind of sensor e
GH5 (10 bit) not playing nice with Premiere Pro.
by Doug Lyons 2 years ago
(I'm cross posting from the Adobe Premiere Pro forum since this involves an Panasonic codec. ) I have loads of 4K footage shot in the brand spanking new GH5 (10 bit) format. While the footage looks go
Re: GH5 (10 bit) not playing nice with Premiere Pro.
by Doug Lyons 2 years ago
Ummmmm...... well D'uh... I'm in my shame spiral now.... -- A Proud member of the Reality Based Community since 1992.
GH5 10 bit 4K footage zooming to 100%
by Doug Lyons 2 years ago
I have loads of 4K footage shot in the brand spanking new GH5 (10 bit) format. While the footage looks gorgeous, when I play it back in the source window or even when unrendered in the timeline, the f
Re: GH5 10 bit 4K footage zooming to 100%
by andy patterson 2 years ago
Duke Sweden "Believe it or not you have to set the playback resolution to full. Seriously. 1 2 or 1 4 or whatever will cause that zooming effect." Or Adobe could fix their crappy software to work as
Recommendations for iMac audio setup
by Doug Lyons 4 years ago
I occasionally work from my home office and want to improve my audio set up which is currently just a feed out of the headphone ports on my 2015 Retina 5K iMac to small Altec Lansing speakers. I'm thi
Re: Recommendations for iMac audio setup
by Greg Pasztor 4 years ago
I've been happy for years with the M-Audio Fastrack Pro USB interface. The newer models are the M-Track II or the Plus II, both being 24bit. The slightly more expensive model takes you from 48khz to 9
Reactivate my old AE CS 5.5 ... doesn't work.
by Doug Lyons 4 years ago
I have the serial number but it begins with an "EMW..." rather than a numeral. Adobe Help said for me to ask the real experts here in the forums. They couldn't figure it out. I'm pretty sure for the v
Experience using Deadline network render manager with AE?
by John Rygielski 6 years ago
My fianc is going to start working from home part of the week. She's used to sending off AE jobs to other computers for rendering so she can keep working, so I need to replicate that kind of environme
Re: Experience using Deadline network render manager with AE?
by Doug Lyons 5 years ago
Thanks for the feedback. What is the "repository" to which you refer I am planning to have all computers in the farm refer to the same plugins and fonts and have the same paths to the source clips and
Renders shorter than set but said to be done with no errors
by Doug Lyons 5 years ago
I see so many posts here about overly long render times, but my problem's the inverse. I'm running AE CC 2014 on a new iMac with Mavericks. All software and operating system is up to date. No real pro
Re: Renders shorter than set but said to be done with no errors
by Matthew Keane 5 years ago
I think you're right that dynamic link is the culprit. I occasionally see the same problem in CS6 when rendering from AE after linking from Premiere. It doesn't even have to be the linked comp - somet
Transferring Magic Bullet Looks from Premiere project to After effects
by Doug Lyons 5 years ago
Here's the quandary: I'm working in Premiere, adjust the color correction using Looks and now want to send those clips off to After effects for some work. I use the "replace with aftereffects" functio
Re: Transferring Magic Bullet Looks from Premiere project to After effects
by Walter Soyka 5 years ago
I don't think Looks information will transfer. There are two options I can see: 1. Export your grade as a custom preset in Looks in Premiere, then re-apply it to the footage in Ae. This may require on
Can the Source window remain selected?
by Doug Lyons 5 years ago
Hmmm... seems to me a few weeks ago when I was chugging through Broll to collect selects in a timeline, the interface behavior went like this - I would mark an in and out in the source window; click t
Re: Can the Source window remain selected?
by Doug Lyons 5 years ago
WhooHoo!!! That's it. I forgot I had experimented with changing that parameter. Thanks Kevin. -- A Proud member of the Reality Based Community since 1992.
Travel matte question
by Doug Lyons 6 years ago
I've over a decade experience with FCP and AE so I'm a little frustrated in hunting down how to easily do a traveling matte in PP. Before you say "use track matte or set matte", these won't or don't w
Re: Travel matte question
by Doug Lyons 6 years ago
The matte or alpha source needs to stay put and is not seen. Just like in AE when you use a layer above to determine what is seen from the lower layer, yet you can move the lower layer and do whatever
efficient creation of mp4s and wmvs
by Doug Lyons 6 years ago
I'm looking for recommendations for an efficient process for the creating mp4s and wmvs from my Premiere timelines. I've been with FCP from the start, and I know my After Effects but am now only a few
Re: efficient creation of mp4s and wmvs
by Doug Lyons 6 years ago
The real problem is the creation of WMVs from within the adobe environment. I've already created presets but to create the WMVs I have to export a movie then open in QT player 7 or Compressor . Are th
Screen Sharing with Premiere
by Doug Lyons 6 years ago
One feature of FCP which I used rarely but really valued having the ability to do, was to share my screen with my distant client via ichat or Messages. How can I do this same thing with Premiere Just
Re: Screen Sharing with Premiere
by Emmanuel Tenenbaum 6 years ago
Will, do you know if those apps are also able to share the AUDIO (on a mac) I am also struggling to find an app capable of doing this. Thanks!! Emmanuel Tenenbaum http: emmanueltenenbaum.com
I can't reinstall FCP
by Fabrizio D'Agnano 7 years ago
Hello. Yesterday I was working on a documentary that I need to delivery tomorrow, when PP7 refused to save it, and prompted me a "save as" option, but would not let me. I forced it to quit, and after
Re: I can't reinstall FCP
by Doug Lyons 7 years ago
Hmmm. That's odd. I'm just doing the same reinstall now and I easily found my receipts in Bootdrive Library Receipts. Not in your use library. I'm running 10.7.5 so maybe it is a little different. --
Photoshop files won't save to server, all others will.
by Doug Lyons 7 years ago
(I cross-posted to the Mac OSX forum as well since this problem involves both.) We have a recurring problem and it seems to be related only to Photoshop CS6. We're running Mountain Lion 10.8.2 and the
Mountain Lion and Photoshop file saving anomaly
by Doug Lyons 7 years ago
We have a recurring problem and it seems to be related only to Photoshop CS6. We're running Mountain Lion 10.8.2 and the latest version of Adobe CS6. After creating a psd file or tiff, we do a save to
talking to an Extreme using firewire adaptor
by Doug Lyons 7 years ago
I have an older MacPro with no videocard and need to actually view some 1080i 60 footage on a proper video monitor, not a computer screen. I borrowed my friends BM extreme thinking that I might be abl
Re: talking to an Extreme using firewire adaptor
by Juan Salvo 7 years ago
Doug Lyons "Am I correct in thinking now that the thunderbolt to firewire is primarily of use for people to feed out of the TB port to a firewire hard drive, and what I'm trying to do just won't work
How to verify video files?
by Doug Lyons 7 years ago
I just finished ingesting 20 hours of footage shot as dvcpro HD 1080i 60 and brought in on a Panasonic 1200A over firewire. Mostly the video looks fine on my computer monitors but occasionally there a
Re: How to verify video files?
by Doug Lyons 7 years ago
Wow, a blast from the past. I haven't used that function since the Eisenhower administration! Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately, all of the clips have at least one or two dropped frames but several ar
What if there will be no new mac pro...
by Doug Lyons 8 years ago
I've been waiting for a year and a half to buy a new mac pro. I'm an editor and motion graphics designer working with fairly processor intensive software - After effects especially. All my work is HD
Re: What if there will be no new mac pro...
by Doug Lyons 8 years ago
Sorry Walter, no known relation. -- A Proud member of the Reality Based Community since 1992.
DIgitize from betasp to imac using thuderbolt?
by Doug Lyons 8 years ago
I have a new top of the line imac with thunderbolt and want to digitize from betasp deck to HD. How can this be accomplished I've heard that there will be or already are some io boards using thunderbo
Re: DIgitize from betasp to imac using thuderbolt?
by Doug Lyons 8 years ago
Thanks, this is what we are looking at. Does it allow for adjusting your 16x9 framing of your 4x3 inputs when you uprez Or is there just a default position -- A Proud member of the Reality Based Commu
BetaSp to HD using thunderbolt
by Doug Lyons 8 years ago
I have a new top of the line imac with thunderbolt and want to digitize from betasp deck to HD. How can this be accomplished I've heard that there will be or already are some io boards using thunderbo
Re: BetaSp to HD using thunderbolt
by Jeremy Garchow 8 years ago
The ioXT has been announced from AJA. http: www.aja.com products io io-xt.php Supposed to release by the end of the year. Jeremy
A MUST READ for anyone installing FCPX today
by Jeff Greenberg 8 years ago
http: support.apple.com kb HT4722 Basically, partition and install separately OR follow these specific instructions. Best, Jeff G Apple Master Trainer Avid Cert. Instructor DS MC Adobe Cert. Instructo
Re: A MUST READ for anyone installing FCPX today
by Craig Seeman 8 years ago
I think I'm going to upgrade a Windows XP machine to Windows 7 for practice.
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Video card Specs for FCPX
by gary adcock 8 years ago
http: support.apple.com kb HT4664 covers which cards are enabled at launch gary adcock Studio37 Post and Production Workflow Consultant Production and Post Stereographer Chicago, IL http: blogs.creati
Re: Video card Specs for FCPX
by Doug Lyons 8 years ago
I wasn't even able to download. When I went to purchase, it interrupted and said my graphics card did not meet the minimum specs and so I could not download. -- A Proud member of the Reality Based Com
why does FCP hunt for a server?
by Doug Lyons 8 years ago
I brought a FCP project home to work on and when first opening it I experienced the usual pain of relinking all of the elements because they were now on a traveling drive. But even after relinking eve
Re: why does FCP hunt for a server?
by Doug Lyons 8 years ago
What is odd is that I've done this hundreds of times and haven't seen this problem. The only variables I can find is that this project was last opened on a laptop system running OSX 10.5 (I think) - I
Why so slow?
by Doug Lyons 8 years ago
I created a fairly straightforward comp with a lot of large moving tiffs over a talking head. And then rendered out the comp as uncompressed video. I brought it back in since I had to fix a few things
Re: Why so slow?
by Todd Kopriva 8 years ago
The fourth item in the bulleted list here is relevant to your question. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Todd Kopriva, Adobe Sy
Stock footage database needed
by Doug Lyons 9 years ago
Looking for some software suggestions. For the last few years we've been collecting stock footage we've purchased and added our own Broll to have a fairly large collection we use for our edits. We'd l
Re: Stock footage database needed
by Shane Ross 9 years ago
CatDV. DV meaning DIGITAL VIDEO...so it works with everything. VERY nice app. Shane GETTING ORGANIZED WITH FINAL CUT PRO DVD...don't miss it. Read my blog, Little Frog in High Def
Text tracking interpolation is not smooth
by Doug Lyons 9 years ago
When using the text tracking tools in Motion 4, the expansion is not smooth. Often I interpolate between 1 and 4 over the course of 10 seconds. It's smooth in livetype but not so in Motion. It also do
Re: Text tracking interpolation is not smooth
by Kevin Mote 5 years ago
Yes, this drives me insane -- has for years. What I think I've discovered is that this bejigeddiness is linked to "centered" arrangement. That is, if you switch to Flush Left arrangement, the animated
swapping out objects
by Doug Lyons 9 years ago
Here's my dilemma. I created a map in Cartographica then exported an ai file and opened it in Illustrator. But now I have almost 4,000 identical small circles that pinpoint locations for my map. I wan
Re: swapping out objects
by les nemeth 9 years ago
You could search the net to find a script to do it - if one exists. If not, you could write a script yourself. Or just bite the bullet and do it manually.
moving plug-ins
by Doug Lyons 10 years ago
In cleaning up my computer I realized that I now have 3 versions of After effects - 6.5, 7 and CS4. Is it okay to move the plug-ins from the older software into the CS4 plug-in folder I'm working on a
Re: moving plug-ins
by Ben Heusner Brownlee 10 years ago
And finally, some plug-ins just aren't compatible with later versions of After Effects. But do what David & Roland said, and you can often find updates for the ones that don't work on the manufacturer
tracking removable media
by Doug Lyons 11 years ago
Years ago when I was using Zip and Jazz drives, Iomega supplied software that would catalog each removable disk when connected so that later you could easily find elements that were not currently on y
Re: tracking removable media
by Jeremy Garchow 11 years ago
This is super simple and cheap, but not very deep: http: diskcatalogmaker.com
HDYC AVI file to QuickTime ?
by Peter Krajcik 12 years ago
Hi, is there any way how to get (convert) .avi file exported from Premiere with HDYC BlackMagic codec to QuickTime I need to import this file to the Final Cut 6. Thank you. Peter
Re: HDYC AVI file to QuickTime ?
by Doug Lyons 12 years ago
I too am in need of converting HDYC AVI files to use with Final Cut. Please forward me that application if it is possible. Thank you. Doug Lyons, Seattle
The role of underscores in naming conventions
by Doug Lyons 12 years ago
I'm curious to know other's understanding of file naming conventions nowdays. Some people (despite almost always working on Macs) insist on using underscores in file names rather than using spaces. Pu
Re: The role of underscores in naming conventions
by Steven Gonzales 12 years ago
Here's some things to avoid I picked up somewhere, if you want to be absolutely clean: Avoid File separators : (colon) (forward-slash) (backward-slash) You cannot use colons (:) in the names of files
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