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EBarfield

Premiere Pro/AE/Zaxwerks Pro/Audition/Photoshop CS user on Win XP. Want to shift to a real operating system and use FCP.
Member Since:
December 30th 2004
76 Posts
Location:
Atlanta, GA.
Invig Object getting clipped
by EBarfield 14 years ago
Hello: I imported a TV-shaped object from Illustrator, then created a layer map to map to an .avi file which I played on the 3D "TV". When I bring the object just to the Title Safe area within my 720X
Re: Invig Object getting clipped
by EBarfield 14 years ago
Well, the solid is certainly the same size as the comp...The size of the object, I set to be as close as I could to 3:2 aspect ratio (720X480 ratio). I will check it and try to make it exact ratio. It
Need 3D plug in for After Effects
by Doug Normington 14 years ago
Hi, Can you recommend a 3D plug in for after effects I need to extrude and bevel font and fly it around. thanks NORMCO
Re: Need 3D plug in for After Effects
by EBarfield 14 years ago
One option is Zaxwerks Invigorator (see the Cow forum on this package). I have the Invig Pro option, which you upgrade from Invig Classic, which you used to get with AE (6.5). I am not sure if you get
Exporting size
by CrossFilms 14 years ago
My file size is 1 gig but when I export it comes out as 7gigs. Any thoughts on why
Re: Exporting size
by EBarfield 14 years ago
BTW, I just tried exporting a short captured clip, 407.6 MB DV Avi, to a movie using "uncompressed avi", and it turned out 3.1 GB! I have never used this export compression, but did not realize it inc
Compression for DVD
by Josh Booth 14 years ago
Ok, here's the situation. I have a 2 hour and 27 minute video that I need to fit on one DVD at a good quality. Doesn't need to be the highest quality, but the higher the better. I am running Adobe Pre
Re: Compression for DVD
by EBarfield 14 years ago
Personally, I would try this: export timeline to "dv avi" (file export movie), and make sure you select "work area bar only" as part to export. Import this .avi file into encore as an "asset", and use
Camera's 24p mode and After Effects posterize time effect. What's the difference?
by cow_fan 14 years ago
I'd like to make my video more film like. I usually make use of the posterize time and set it to 24. Now, I'm renting a DVX100A and noticed that it has a 24p mode. What's the difference between the po
Re: Camera's 24p mode and After Effects posterize time effect. What's the difference?
by EBarfield 14 years ago
Ha! too funny...I love it..."deja vu all over again" -- Yogi Berra
What program do people use to create 3d text & logos?
by AccountNeedsRealnameUpdate 14 years ago
I've always wondered what the common program people use to create 3d text and logos. So when in AE as the logo shifts you can see the 3d aspect of it. Is there a popular program for creating these
Re: What program do people use to create 3d text & logos?
by EBarfield 14 years ago
I use 3D Invigorator Pro version (an upgrade to the Classic version you get with After Effects; or, at least, you got it with 6.5 version...not sure about 7.0, which I do have). With Pro version, you
Explosion type of effect
by Sam Rose 14 years ago
Hi Is there an effect that I can do on After Effects where, if you have seen LOTR Return Of The King Extended when GAndalfs Staff explodes into tiny shards, is there any way I could do this with somth
Re: Explosion type of effect
by EBarfield 14 years ago
to be explicit, now that I am at my system, it's the "Effects & Presents" dialog area (Window Effects & Presets) where it says "Contains:". Type in "Pixel" here and you will see if you have the effect
Can't Activate Recorder...
by Eric Lagerlof 14 years ago
I have tried editing the registry, upgrading the merits of the direct show filters, etc., etc. After a re-install, the capture might work for a few days, then it craps out again. I'm using both a Sony
Re: Can't Activate Recorder...
by EBarfield 14 years ago
I can understand your frustration, as it took me several weeks finding my problem, including a number of times on the phone with Adobe. Finally, someone on the (Adobe) notes forum caught interest in m
volume level
by EBarfield 14 years ago
Hello: I video-taped a musical (actually, I was singing in the choir and a friend ran my camera), which had interludes with speakers giving short testimonies. The audio track is "up" and "down" in a n
Re: volume level
by EBarfield 14 years ago
Well, that's what I thought...I knew normalizing would not do what I needed, but was not too familiar with hard limiting. In the past, I have always done it the hard way, and just watched the meters a
wireless mike set for dvx100!
by Michael Mejido 14 years ago
hello all.. i'm in the market for a wireless mike set in the $400-$600 range. I've already posted over on the audio forum, but i just wanted to see what fellow dvx100 users might recommend! i'm torn b
Re: wireless mike set for dvx100!
by EBarfield 14 years ago
I have the Sennheiser ew122PG2 system (around $500, plus tax, etc., as I recall) and it has worked very nicely for me the 3 or 4 times I have used it. Very clean sound. You just have to familiarize yo
Premiere Pro reinstall give black output
by Joep88 14 years ago
Hello, After a clean install of my computer and premiere pro 2, i get black output on my monitor. When i have about 6 video layers premiere doesn't show a red line for rendering, it just leaves the ou
Re: Premiere Pro reinstall give black output
by EBarfield 14 years ago
Blackmagic had a problem with 2.0 PP capture, but have heard of no problems like you are experiencing. I doubt they are related. You might want to make sure you have the updated (blackmagic) driver me
Century teleconverter lens
by EBarfield 14 years ago
Hello: I have a DVX100B; how does the century optics 1.6 teleconverter lens attach to the camera I have little experience with lenses and adapters, and need a bit more zoom than the 10x from a distanc
Re: Century teleconverter lens
by Noah Kadner 14 years ago
That's pretty much the gist of it. Noah
Wind Noise In Audio
by Cliff Elliott 14 years ago
Hi all, just recently upgraded to Prem2 and looking for advise on which part or comination of the audio effects etc I need to use to remove some unwanted wind noise in some scenes from a video I recor
Re: Wind Noise In Audio
by EBarfield 14 years ago
know this is not the answer you want, but if you have audition (1.5 or 2.0), export the audio to a .wav file, then use the hiss removal component of their noise reduction filters (forget the precise n
split track audio
by EBarfield 14 years ago
Hello: I am not much of an audio guy, so bear with me. Using 1.5 PP, I split an audio track into two separate mono tracks, one voice (singing) and the other music (I believe R and L stereo. Seems to w
Re: split track audio
by EBarfield 14 years ago
okay, I got my answer on another forum. FYI, I have to export each audio track to separate .wav files, then bring each in to Encore as an "asset", and have three separate buttons in encore: one to pla
transparency
by EBarfield 15 years ago
Hi: A newbie question: How do I "keyframe" transparency for a Zax 3D text title that I want to appear (fade in) about 7 seconds into my AFter Effects composition Only way I can see right away is to pe
Re: transparency
by EBarfield 15 years ago
got it working...would be nice if you could keyframe object opacity somehow within Zaxwerks, similar to camera keyframing."deja vu all over again" -- Yogi Berra
.3ds import
by EBarfield 15 years ago
Hello: I import a .3ds object into a new scene. The object imports fine in Effect Controls window of Invig, but when I click the red button to get into setup mode, the object does not appear. This hap
Re: .3ds import
by EBarfield 15 years ago
Matt: Sorry for late response. After much wrangling, I did a cold reboot and it then worked properly. I think I just had too much stuff going on (photoshop CS2, Illustrator CS2, Ulead 3d studio and AE
3D text object and arrangement
by EBarfield 15 years ago
Hello: I am new to Zaxwerks (invig pro, 6.5 AE), and have a simple question about 3d text (I am at the office, and do not have access to software here). I created a cross, much like the glass one in t
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