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Douglas Villalba

Douglas Villalba, a Miami Native, has been involved in the Photographic and Graphic Arts business since 1974. In 1979 he opened his photography and video studio and soon after he joined The Professional Photographers of America, The Florida Professio... [more]
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January 1st 1970
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F55/65 Lut's
by andrew smith 5 years ago
I am wondering if anyone can point me at some Luts for Sony's F55 & F65, would also be curious to have any other like for the Sony line - F3 slog, 900, etc. I would want to use on a node as a starting
Re: F55/65 Lut's
by Douglas Villalba 5 years ago
I am almost sure there are two build into 9. One for S log2 and one for raw. Douglas Villalba http: www.advertising-villa.com info@dvtvproductions.com
Sony F3 S Log Resolve 9 question
by Douglas Villalba 5 years ago
I try using the Sony S log2 setting and it saves a lot of time but I have to pull back a little for S log. Is there a simple setting for S Log Douglas Villalba http: www.advertising-villa.com info@dvt
Re: Sony F3 S Log Resolve 9 question
by Douglas Villalba 5 years ago
I know that you can't change or create anything ACES. In ACES using Slog2 in and 709 out most of my clips looked good as a starting point. It is only those clips that I had to underexpose to protect t
easyDCP Creator RGB video color transformation
by Camille Mye 6 years ago
Hello, I would like to know what option has to be enabled in EasyDCP Creator when putting a video graded in Full range and exported in Full range. Do we have to choose the "bypassed" option or the "it
Re: easyDCP Creator RGB video color transformation
by Douglas Villalba 6 years ago
I am new to Resolve, but I believe I read somewhere that you don't do Rec 709 for DCP. Douglas Villalba http: www.advertising-villa.com info@dvtvproductions.com
SONY F3 - S-log
by Peter Fuhrman 6 years ago
I upgraded my S-log this year (2012) and DO NOT have the 1.5G YPbPr422 & S-Log option in my menu Why Is there a firmware upgrade somewhere Thank you, Peter
Re: SONY F3 - S-log
by Douglas Villalba 6 years ago
I use a Sony MEAD-SD01 card adapter with and SDHC card. I don't know if it has anything to do with it, but I have to put the file inside the Sony folder for my F3 to update. Douglas Villalba http: www
Ki Pro Mini Troubles
by Matt Bucy 7 years ago
I'm wondering if anyone else is experiencing the kinds of problems I'm having with a Ki Pro Mini. Here's my setup: Sony F3 HD-SDI out to Ki Pro Mini in. Recording ProResHQ and ProRes standard to SanDi
Re: Ki Pro Mini Troubles
by Douglas Villalba 7 years ago
I did a whole feature with the F3 and KPM. I had some problems at the beginning,but they were all user mistakes. I was using the wrong FC. Now I use a SanDisk Extreme PRO and no more problems in over
24p and 180 degree shutter
by Bob Cole 7 years ago
Forgive my ignorance - these are basic questions that I've always just assumed I understood - until I realized that I don't. John Sharaf has stated that it is important to implement a 180 degree shutt
Re: 24p and 180 degree shutter
by Douglas Villalba 7 years ago
All of the above advise is good. However you mention flickering from room lights. When ever your lights are other than sunlight or tungsten use 1 60 in the US. One good reason to set angle instead of
clip name recorded in image on external recorder
by Richard Krall 7 years ago
My Sony F3 has it's clip name (ascribed by the camera) displayed on the fold out display. Not really a bad thing but, I can't get it off the screen and it interferes with composing the picture. Worse,
Re: clip name recorded in image on external recorder
by Douglas Villalba 7 years ago
I have my KiPro Mini connected to SDI A not the SDI out. That way it doesn't matter if you set display ON of the SDI HDMI the signal is still clean out of the dual port A. Douglas Villalba http: www.a
AJA Ki Pro Mini prores files lighter than QT's prores files.
by Anthony Huang 7 years ago
Hello CreativeCow! This is my first post, and I'm happy to finally take part of the forum that has helped me so much in the past! Anyways, this is more of a curiosity than a request for a solution. I'
Re: AJA Ki Pro Mini prores files lighter than QT's prores files.
by Douglas Villalba 7 years ago
Something to have in mind is that the F3 internal recording is 8 bit 420 and KiPro is 10 bit 422. Douglas Villalba http: www.advertising-villa.com info@dvtvproductions.com
Sony PMW F3 and KiPro Mini????
by Douglas Villalba 7 years ago
How do you record 23.97 SDI to KiPro Mini and monitor HDMI out ( I don't care if it is from the camera or KiPro Mini ) If I set the dual link out I lose HDMI out. If I use the SDI out with pulldown I
Re: Sony PMW F3 and KiPro Mini????
by Douglas Villalba 7 years ago
WOW, I was so surprise to get a call (in spanish non-the less) from AJA. I am sorry I didn't write down the name, but thank you anyway. I didn't call for the info that I wanted 'cause I got my answer,
Recording Variable Frame Rates from Sony F3 Externally
by Keith Pratt 7 years ago
Anyone have any info or educated guesses as to the ability to record F3 off-speed variable frame rates externally Sony's flash-based SR-R1 recorder touts the feature, but I'm wondering if it'll work w
Re: Recording Variable Frame Rates from Sony F3 Externally
by Douglas Villalba 7 years ago
Only a guess. The S&Q section of the instructions hints that is possible. When it says that with Slog it reduces the selection for speed changes. Unless it is still talking about the off speed signal
Hyperdeck Shuttle mount?
by Rafael Metz 7 years ago
Hi there, I would like to know if there is a solution for the Hyperdeck Shuttle to mount it on a camera Maybe a cage, dock or something like this with some 3 8" threads... Rafael
Re: Hyperdeck Shuttle mount?
by Douglas Villalba 7 years ago
Are you finally able to record from your FS100 to the Shuttle Douglas Villalba http: www.advertising-villa.com info@dvtvproductions.com Chroma-Key - Studio, Decklink HD Extreme, HVX200, A1 & HV20. VDS
Problem with Pixilation with the NEX-FS100U Camera
by Thomas Hughes 7 years ago
I have a question about the NEX-FS100U. If this is the wrong forum, please suggest the correct one. Tx We bought it with the 120GB back, the HXR-FMU128, which uses USB as it s connector when loading t
Re: Problem with Pixilation with the NEX-FS100U Camera
by Douglas Villalba 7 years ago
Are you viewing it on an external monitor or the computer's I've heard stories of people viewing the footage on computer monitors with resolution lower than 1080 that showed strange pixelation, but wh
Sony NEX and Hyperdeck Shuttle
by Bill Ravens 7 years ago
ARRRGGHHHHHH I just got a new Hyperdeck Shuttle for my Sony NEX FS100. The Shuttle doesn't recognize the FS100. It won't recognize the NEX-VG10 either. I know my unit works OK because it WILL recogniz
Re: Sony NEX and Hyperdeck Shuttle
by Douglas Villalba 7 years ago
A cople of things to check. 1. HDMI is 1.4 4:4:4 or 4:2:2 2. Camera is 8 bit Recorder is 10 bit Douglas Villalba http: www.advertising-villa.com info@dvtvproductions.com Chroma-Key - Studio, Decklink
Major FCP error, whole computer crashes!
by Christopher Targia 8 years ago
So, for some time now, if FCP is open for a while sometimes, when I hit play, i just get the infite color spinwheel. I go to force quit FCP and guess what, it doesn't quit, sure the windows may close,
Re: Major FCP error, whole computer crashes!
by Douglas Villalba 8 years ago
When ever I've had that same problem, eventually one of the drives in the RAID dies. Do you use Enterprise or regular drives I had the worst experiences with WD SE drives. These drives are not made to
HVX200 vs Varicam for Green Screen
by Ron Eigen 8 years ago
Wondering if anyone can share or point me to examples of keyed footage from Varicam and or keyed footage from the HVX200 for comparison purposes. Thanks.
Re: HVX200 vs Varicam for Green Screen
by Douglas Villalba 8 years ago
I use motion with dvgarage. It works better in Motion than FCP. Douglas Villalba http: www.advertising-villa.com info@dvtvproductions.com G5 QUAD 4.5 GB RAM, Decklink HD Extreme, HVX200, FX1, A1 & HV2
Robert & Priscilla Nov '08 wedding
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
I did this wedding with the Canon HX A1 on a GlideCam Smooth Shooter as the main camera. We also used the Sony FX1 as the 2nd camera. Robert works for a local network tv station and many of the guest
Re: Robert & Priscilla Nov '08 wedding
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
Hi Joe, It is something I Threw in as an extra for some of the people that work for CBS News here in Miami that are in it, so they could see it online. Password: dvtv I hope you enjoy it. Douglas Vill
Learning about voice-overs and have some questions
by Don Kimball 9 years ago
Hi Folks: First of all I want to apologize if this thread is not the appropriate place for my question. Moderators please let me know if it should go elsewhere and I will put in its proper location. I
Re: Learning about voice-overs and have some questions
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
Come up with a budget and post it along with the script on VOICE123.com You will receive some samples and you decide who's you like and pay through paypal. I haven't use them, but a friend uses them a
SD DVD on HD TV
by Nate Hanson 9 years ago
I just got a voice mail from a wedding client stating that the DVD I made for them looks "distorted" and not very clear on their 40-inch TV. I shot the wedding on a Canon GL-2 and everything looks fin
Re: SD DVD on HD TV
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
No matter what you do to it will never look as good as your CRT TV. Instead of telling them that the problem is their TV wish is not you have to prove that your video is the way it is supposed to be.
I am looking at getting a new camera
by stephen hoyal 9 years ago
Hi Everyone, I am looking at getting a new camera after my hvx 200 was stolen. I am interested in getting the hvx 200a or the AG-HPX170. I am also interested in the Sony ex1 or ex3 and the Canon XL h1
Re: I am looking at getting a new camera
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
It would probably have a nice image, but unless they do something with the 12 minutes limit and lack of sound control it would probably be of not mush use as a main video camera. Douglas Villalba http
Best slow-mo settings shooting 720p
by Adam Smith 9 years ago
I have a shoot this weekend where I will want some slow-motion shots and I'm trying to select my workflow. I'll be shooting 720p on my HPX-500, so I can shoot 720pN24 at 60fps for built-in slow motion
Re: Best slow-mo settings shooting 720p
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
I have it stet it to 180 degrees If you shoot 24p =1 48th sec. At 60p =1 120 Douglas Villalba http: www.advertising-villa.com info@dvtvproductions.com G5 QUAD 4.5 GB RAM, Decklink HD Extreme, HVX200,
Wedding Shot with Z1, FX1 and some HV20 a couple of years back
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
This wedding was shot by guys a couple of years back and the bride recently came back for her final edit. Most of it was shot with the Sony Z1 and FX1 but there may be a couple of HV20 clips. Password
Re: Wedding Shot with Z1, FX1 and some HV20 a couple of years back
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
Hi Peter, That is what they show to family and friends (Blu Ray). Their package also included a boring as heck long edited version that only the bride & groom can stand watching. :-) If they only orde
Demo reel
by Joseph Simon 9 years ago
Does anyone have any tips on creating an effective wedding video demo reel In your experience, what kinds of shots (stylistically and content-wise) resonate most strongly with soon-to-be-brides who ar
Re: Demo reel
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
This is what sells you and this someone name Joe Simon. That may not be their actual video it is what sell you. http: www.joesimonproductions.com HD_laurenprestonsde.htm Douglas Villalba http: www.adv
Pricing for an event
by Rick Carhart 9 years ago
Apologies if this is the wrong place for this post, but I couldn't immediately find anywhere more appropriate. My daughter takes ballet lessons at a dance studio. The studio has an annual performance
Re: Pricing for an event
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
I charge the school $25 dancer. They re sell them at $50-65. Most schools include it on the registration. I base it on a day rate per camera and editing. Minimum 50-99 one camera 100-149 two cameras 1
HD to DVD settings
by Bob Mark 9 years ago
I have been using 1920x1080 30p footage to make a DVD from Vegas. The video looks very soft and the moving titles look funny. I understand that Vegas does not do a good job of rescaling HD to MPEG2 fo
Re: HD to DVD settings
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
It is never going to look as good as HD. The higher the resolution of the TV the worst it is going to look. The best you can do is stay progresive all the way through. Offer Blu Ray intead, it has com
Shooting with the right lens. Advice - Image inside
by Max Huggett 9 years ago
Hi Guys I have a video shoot coming up in the next month and i have been doing some planning and i need some advice. Firstly please look at the image The 3 camera shoot, is an instructional video film
Re: Shooting with the right lens. Advice - Image inside
by Douglas Villalba 9 years ago
Those cameras have a fixed 20X zoom lenses. Douglas Villalba http: www.dvtvproductions.com dvillalba@dvtvproductions.com G5 QUAD 4.5 GB RAM, Decklink HD Extreme, HVX200, FX1, A1 & HV20. Letus Extreme
By the piece dance recital pricing
by Roy Schneider 11 years ago
Hi All: I just started doing Dance Recital projects for a family friend. She did not want the whole recital on anyones DVD, just the dances they were in. It was a long project as you can imagine. We c
Re: By the piece dance recital pricing
by Douglas Villalba 11 years ago
I agree. I have a simple PL for the schools. $25.00 50- DVDs 1 manned camera 100- " 2 " 150- " 3 " For multi-camera I use a director and switcher to reduce edit time.Douglas Villalba http: www.dvtvpro
720p down convert to SD
by Douglas Villalba 11 years ago
Is there any solution or work around the 720p down convert bug. Its been a while since people started having problems playing back 720p clips on an SD monitor and I haven't seen any post on a solution
Re: 720p down convert to SD
by Steve Drew 11 years ago
ditto most of our HD work is 720p... i'm using after effects to do the conversion... nice and productive... NOT!-- "Don't Believe the Hype" - Flava Flav
Sony PMW-EX1 vs Panasonic HVX-200 Shootout footage online
by Matt Devino 11 years ago
Hey Everyone, Just wanted to give a heads up that we've posted a bunch of footage and stills from a shootout we did over the weekend between these two cameras. It's not all encompassing or completely
Re: Sony PMW-EX1 vs Panasonic HVX-200 Shootout footage online
by Douglas Villalba 11 years ago
It is so hard to do a fair test. As a long time user of HVX and after looking at your footage I say that it wasn't use correctly. I don't think that there no doubt that the EX-1 is brighter. There is
HVX200 Letus Extreme "AMONG US" short
by Douglas Villalba 11 years ago
Here is a clip of my second time with the Letus. I hope you enjoy it. I sure did shooting it. First time I take tame to do something I like that I didn't get paid for. Tell me what you think about it.
Re: HVX200 Letus Extreme "AMONG US" short
by Douglas Villalba 11 years ago
Hi Lars, Emre answer most of your questions, but I'll tell you what I know about the M2. My friend owns one. We shot a commercial with it and even with a truck of lights is was hard to use it without
720pN - help please!
by Phil Summers 11 years ago
Hi Guys Apologies if this is a basic question but have searched the web and the panasonic website but cant seem to find a layman's explanation of 720pN rec format. I have found that 720pN records only
Re: 720pN - help please!
by Douglas Villalba 11 years ago
There are other reasons. If you are using a FW out to a laptop or Firestore FS-100 If you want to shoot 720p 24 or 30 at different frame rate and still record sound. For example I like to record 720p
Decklink 6.3 released - 2GB RAM limit fixed!!!!!
by Mike Procunier 11 years ago
6.3 is up on BM's website. The 2GB RAM problem has finally been fixed.
Re: Decklink 6.3 released - 2GB RAM limit fixed!!!!!
by Douglas Villalba 11 years ago
I think that there is bug on 6.3 720 59 8 bit. I had to go back to 6.2Douglas Villalba http: www.dvtvproductions.com dvillalba@dvtvproductions.com G5 QUAD 4.5 GB RAM, Decklink HD Extreme, HVX200, FX1,
Output question with HD Extreme card
by AccountNeedsRealnameUpdate 12 years ago
Hello I'm trying to setup my new HD extreme card to have a real time downconversion and preview of my DVCPROHD-720P-23.98fps project in FCP 5.1 All the drivers and software are up to date. I might be
Re: Output question with HD Extreme card
by Douglas Villalba 12 years ago
Assuming that your monitor has SDI in, Are you under view selecting 720, 29.97, 8 bit Douglas Villalba http: www.dvtvproductions.com dvillalba@dvtvproductions.com G5 QUAD 4.5 GB RAM, Decklink HD Extre
fcp and dvcpro hd... again
by Eyad Hamam 12 years ago
Hi. I'm wondering how many layers of DVCPRo HD one can edit in real time with the following system: G5 power PC 2.3 ghz, 2.5 gigs RAM, FCP 5.0.4, Caldigit S2VRHD 1.5 tera. I was under the impression t
Re: fcp and dvcpro hd... again
by Douglas Villalba 12 years ago
DVCPRO HD 1080i or 720 I have the G5 Quad (not Intel) 4.5GB Ram and tested it with 5 streams of 720-24p with color correction and motion. It showed the green bar but it looked fine.Douglas Villalba ht
HD Extremme HD to SD monitoring problem
by Douglas Villalba 12 years ago
Hello everyone, I just received my new HD extreme Friday but I am having problems monitoring HD. I can monitor DV and SD 8 bit, but I can't monitor HDV, DVCPRO HD or Apple's Intermediate 1080i 60. I a
Re: HD Extremme HD to SD monitoring problem
by Douglas Villalba 12 years ago
Oh well, I guess that there is nothing that a little prayer can't answer. I got my answer,but if there is someone having the same problem here is how simple it was. I had my View-Video Play Back to th
Sound Clipping at -20db
by Douglas Villalba 13 years ago
I have just finish a day of recording sound for a TV commercial shot with 35mm film. The I had the meter at no more than -12db and sounds clipped and it also shows on wave form not as clipped but cut
Re: Sound Clipping at -20db
by Douglas Villalba 13 years ago
Well we had our second day of shooting and everything went well. It happends that this particullar TV personality has a very estrange low frequency voice causing the mics to peak. We just had to keep
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