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Eugene Lehnert

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February 27th 2006
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Stabilizing a tracking shot
by Eugene Lehnert 2 years ago
Does anyone have any pointers for stabilizing a part of a tracking shot Resolve doesn't appear to have reference frames or a way to scale the stabilization on or off. Ideally I could keyframe the amou
Re: Stabilizing a tracking shot
by Eugene Lehnert 2 years ago
Mocha Pro has everything I need The version that comes with After Effects would not work Thanks Marc.
"Resolve Failed to Open Project"
by Eugene Lehnert 4 years ago
Have you had issues with DaVinci failing to open a project I can no longer open a project file. It appears to be corrupt. I've made a new project and when I leave Resolve and get back in that new proj
Re: "Resolve Failed to Open Project"
by Eugene Lehnert 4 years ago
I'm currently using a Disk Database. Could the database of gotten too large
FCP 7 to DaVinci Alexa workflow problems
by Eugene Lehnert 4 years ago
Hello- I have a project shot on Alexa to ProRes4444 files. Dailies were made to Proxy files keeping the meta data. I am exporting XML files from FCP 7 and importing them into Resolve 10. Resolve searc
Re: FCP 7 to DaVinci Alexa workflow problems
by Eugene Lehnert 4 years ago
Turning on Assist using reel names from the embedding in source clip file connected all the Alexa footage properly. The MVI 5D files don't come in correctly but there are not as many of those.
Spanned clips
by Eugene Lehnert 5 years ago
What's the consensus on dealing with spanned clips in Resolve I have a friend who edited in Premiere but the spanned clips are not connecting in Resolve.
Re: Spanned clips
by Yoram Tal 4 years ago
Manual over cut of the 2nd part of the clip. Rseolve 10 New MaPro loaded
DaVinci Tape layoffs
by Eugene Lehnert 5 years ago
Hello- I have 23.98 DNxHD 145 Quicktimes I want to layoff to a 1080i59.94 tape. I have never tried a layoff before. I created a sequence and set the video out to 1080i clicking the add pulldown tab. I
Re: DaVinci Tape layoffs
by Juan Salvo 5 years ago
You need to modify the playout capture settings. http: JuanSalvo.com http: theColourSpace.com
Nvidia Quadro 600 as GUI on Mac?
by Eugene Lehnert 5 years ago
Is the Quadro 600 to be used for the GUI on a 4.1 Mac running 10.7.5 with a GTX 570
News: AJA Control Room Software Now in Public Beta
by Cow News Droid 5 years ago
Cross-Platform Software for Ingest, Playback and Output, including VTR Control (Amsterdam, The Netherlands--September 13, 2013) IBC Conference Stand 7.F11 - AJA Video Systems today announced a public
Re: News: AJA Control Room Software Now in Public Beta
by Eugene Lehnert 5 years ago
Does this work I can only capture one dpx file and the Quicktime files come up empty. I am on 10.7.5 and 10.4.7 on the Kona software.
Batch the Warp Stabilizer
by Eugene Lehnert 5 years ago
Can you batch stabilize a large number of clips
Re: Batch the Warp Stabilizer
by Roland R. Kahlenberg 5 years ago
NO! BUT it's a good feature request. Do it here - https: www.adobe.com cfusion mmform index.cfm name=wishform Then again, what you want is scriptable but that's another story. Cheers RoRK Intensive mo
Stop Motion Animation
by Eugene Lehnert 5 years ago
Can the new Blackmagic Camera be used for stop motion animation Is that a function in the camera
Re: Stop Motion Animation
by Dan Stewart 5 years ago
Dude use a stills camera!
Avid 6.5.2 can't capture to GspeedXL OS 10.7.5
by Eugene Lehnert 6 years ago
Has anyone had trouble capturing from tape on the Avid through the Kona card to a GSpeedXL Raid over Fibre I am running 10.7.5 and Avid 10.6.2 on a Kona card with the 10.4.4 driver. I can capture DNxH
Audio sync issues
by Eugene Lehnert 6 years ago
Has anyone been experiencing audio sync issues with playback in Final Cut 7.03 I'm running OS 10.7.4 at the moment. I am also using the Kona 3. I have captured a tape through SDI and playback out of F
Re: Audio sync issues
by Eugene Lehnert 6 years ago
The audio is routed via AES audio into my room. It's odd. Sometimes the audio appears in sync but other times it doesn't. I stop the playhead when it's out of sync and go back and replay a scene and i
Conforming 25i footage to 24p
by Ryan Cooper 6 years ago
Guys, I have some 25i pal footage that needs to be converted to 24p. I've tried using compressor, and cinema tools to make the conversion but I'm still getting frame jumps. I believe the core of the p
Re: Conforming 25i footage to 24p
by Eugene Lehnert 6 years ago
You can do a high quality de-interlace in Compressor keeping it at 25p. Then you can open the clip in Cinema Tools and conform the clip to 23.98 or 24p. I believe there is a way to do it in Compressor
dual boot system - aja codec
by Eugene Lehnert 6 years ago
I have a dual boot system with Mac and Windows. I installed the AJA codec on both operating systems. When I write files using the AJA RGB codec OS X 10.7.4 can't read them. Any idea why
FCP on 10.7.4 and OWC drive
by Eugene Lehnert 6 years ago
I had a client have issues with 10.7.4 and FCP. I understand it's not supported by Apple but I have been able to use it on my projects so far. I have a client with a large project running off of OWC r
Re: FCP on 10.7.4 and OWC drive
by Eugene Lehnert 6 years ago
I know it's crazy. FCP clearly drops frames and doesn't report them either. The preferences were reset just to make sure but alas the image is stuttering and FCP just keeps on going when it shouldn't.
AJA codecs on Lion - QT 7.6.6
by Eugene Lehnert 6 years ago
I downloaded the AJA codecs for Lion but I can't view them in Quicktime X or 7.6.6 I just want to view the files. Do I need Quicktime Pro installed I have the codecs in Library Codecs. Is this just fo
Re: AJA codecs on Lion - QT 7.6.6
by Jessica Mantheiy 6 years ago
I believe you need QuickTime Player Pro since those codecs will be selectable upon exporting, which is not available in QuickTime X. Jessica Muth jmuth01@gmail.com
No 25Psf capture?
by Eugene Lehnert 7 years ago
I rarely use 25p material but is there no HD 25Psf capture in Final Cut Pro that isn't 50i I had to do a job and I had to reset all my clips manually to progressive dominance in the item settings. I n
Re: No 25Psf capture?
by Rafael Amador 7 years ago
Eugene Lehnert "I rarely use 25p material but is there no HD 25Psf capture in Final Cut Pro that isn't 50i I had to do a job and I had to reset all my clips manually to progressive dominance in the i
Aliased Red and Blue channels in ProRes4444
by Eugene Lehnert 7 years ago
Has anyone noticed low resolution in Red and Green channels when capturing with ProRes4444 from HDCAMSR RGB tape
Arri workflow
by Eugene Lehnert 7 years ago
I have a client with Arri ProRes footage they shot in Log C. We are going to do color correct on our Baselight. How are you getting your material out of FCP and into the Baselight I was going to do so
Re: Arri workflow
by Eugene Lehnert 7 years ago
Obviously the 444 codec captures is 4:4:4. So what's the best way to convert this material to RGB DPX you think
DV in a 720x486 timeline @ 23.976
by Eugene Lehnert 8 years ago
Hello- I'm new to Avid. I'm switching over from Final Cut Pro. We have version 4 here at work. I have DV footage I want to edit. It was shot 24pa and I already captured it to 23.98 Quicktime files wit
Re: DV in a 720x486 timeline @ 23.976
by Eugene Lehnert 8 years ago
So if I am using a 23.976 NTSC setting in the Avid I am in a 720x486 timeline How does the Avid handle the difference in frame sizes Just it merely pad the DV footage adding black to the top and botto
Before you get too comfy in your switch . . . .
by Craig Seeman 8 years ago
Before you get too comfy in your switch . . . . I had some thoughts that might throw some concerns at some people. Apple is moving to AV Foundation. It may be possible that at some point . . . That wi
Re: Before you get too comfy in your switch . . . .
by Eugene Lehnert 8 years ago
It does seem kind of crazy to abandon the pro market when they have something like this now: http: store.apple.com us product H5187VC A Thunderbolt fnode=MTY1NDA0Nw&mco=MjMwMzE0OTI You can edit uncomp
How to QC XDCAM files on a monitor
by Eugene Lehnert 8 years ago
Is there a device that can playback XDCAM files on a monitor that gives you deck like control over the video with a RS-422 control We need to QC XDCAM files like we have been doing on our tapes. Ideal
FCP X or AVID??
by Rob Pitman 8 years ago
Hi everyone, I have always used FCP and am currently running 7 on an intel Macbook Pro as well as AE etc. Having read an awful lot about FCP X I am really torn. What with so much having changed with t
Re: FCP X or AVID??
by Eugene Lehnert 8 years ago
I'd totally start learning Avid. I am. I started learning on an Avid in the beginning but went to FCP because I could have it at home. There weren't many jobs for FCP editors back then though and I ha
Boycott
by Eugene Lehnert 8 years ago
I wish we could boycott Apple. Smoke is written for Linux. DaVinci is written for Linux. Too bad the Adobe products are not on Linux. Lightworks is coming out for Linux. Who has a Droid http: www.droi
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Re: Boycott
by Eugene Lehnert 8 years ago
Yeah Resolve on Linux is super expensive but the question is why Why can't they make it as affordable as the Mac version
Where do those committed to FCPX hang out?
by David A Fenton 8 years ago
I respect the fact that many of the regulars here are really *not* feeling FCPX - however is there a place on the COW (or elsewhere) where those who want to dig into it can congregate and get educated
Re: Where do those committed to FCPX hang out?
by Eugene Lehnert 8 years ago
I like the color palette.
List of Must Have Features for FCP X - version 2
by Rob Fourchalk 8 years ago
If it truly was Apple's intent to ship this half baked current version of FCP X out at this particular stage, to both satisfy the consumer prosumer (eg iMovie Pro) and to, at the very least, acclimati
Re: List of Must Have Features for FCP X - version 2
by Eugene Lehnert 8 years ago
I don't even want to see a new Final Cut Pro until it does everything FCP 7 did. I'm doing my next job on the Avid until that happens.
What's Apple's Strategy with FCPX?
by Grant Gomm 8 years ago
I've tried to stay current with all of the discussions here on the cow about FCPX, and I decided to hang on to my FCP7 and see how it all plays out. But it makes me wonder about Apple's intentions. Wh
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Re: What's Apple's Strategy with FCPX?
by Eugene Lehnert 8 years ago
Why didn't they just call it Final Cut Pro Express I don't understand how someone made this decision and expected everyone to follow through with this release It reeks of arrogance. Are they Apple or
Apple - we need a roadmap
by Steve Connor 8 years ago
Apple, you're probably not reading this forum by now as you've probably got a good idea about what most people think and I know you don't do roadmaps, but now would be a good time to start, before a l
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Re: Apple - we need a roadmap
by Eugene Lehnert 8 years ago
How do you archive products produced from file-based workflows On tape. Sure in ten years we might have some awesome solid-state devices that will last 20 years or more but right now that doesn't exis
Format specifications for 1.85 DPX sequence for film out
by Eugene Lehnert 9 years ago
Hello- Can anybody point me to the specifications for creating DPX log sequences for film-outs for a 1.85 aspect ratio Do I work in 1998x1080 resolution in After Effects in 16bit What settings do I us
Re: Format specifications for 1.85 DPX sequence for film out
by Eugene Lehnert 9 years ago
I have asked but I am waiting on the specifics. I just wanted to do some research ahead of time. The sooner I can get started the better. Thanks!
Good Pixel speeds for Scrolling credits
by Eugene Lehnert 9 years ago
I finally figured out how to make scrolling credits in 59.94 HD look good when downconverted to NTSC. I new 120 pixels second was the way to go for NTSC but I never even though to increase that rate f
Re: Good Pixel speeds for Scrolling credits
by Eugene Lehnert 9 years ago
I don't know. I found the 120 pixels second rate inside of one of Trish and Chris Meyer's After Effects books a long time ago. That speed combined with rendering the file with fields looks the best of
Lines appear at matte edges
by Eugene Lehnert 9 years ago
Does anyone have any skill with creating mattes in Twixtor I am getting edge artifacts when I create Mattes.
Re: Lines appear at matte edges
by Peter Litwinowicz 9 years ago
yeah, are you seeing this on your background layer I presume this is because you need a matte with antialiased edges, which works great for the foreground. So when the matte is used to cull out the fo
Splines and Mattes in Twixtor
by Eugene Lehnert 9 years ago
Does anyone have any advice about adding splines and mattes in Twixtor using After Effects I'm attempting to reduce some unwanted warping and tearing in my shots. I have been attempting to use the mat
Re: Splines and Mattes in Twixtor
by Eugene Lehnert 9 years ago
Thanks. Good to know. It gets frustrating when you don't know if you are just doing something wrong or if it just isn't possible.
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Beginner-friendly tutorial for Twixtor Pro?
by Juuso Voutilainen 9 years ago
Hi, I have read the Twixtor and Twixtor Pro manual and searched the internet and Creative Cow forums quite a bit thoroughly without really finding a informative tutorial about creating and applying th
Re: Beginner-friendly tutorial for Twixtor Pro?
by Eugene Lehnert 9 years ago
Thanks. I've seen these though. I'm looking for tutorials that feature the matte, tracking and spline options of Twixtor. My expectations might be high for the footage but I want to know the extent to
Scrolling credits that look good when downconverted
by Eugene Lehnert 9 years ago
Hello- I am finishing up a feature for my client and I am creating a scroll for the end of the film in 1080i59.94 HD. The scroll looks great in HD. I am using the rate of 120 pixels second as I do in
Re: Scrolling credits that look good when downconverted
by Tanel Viksi 9 years ago
Look here: http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 2 918462 www.filmpost.ee
Best downconversion software?
by Eugene Lehnert 9 years ago
I have been running tests using Compressor to downconvert 23.98 HD files to center-cut NTSC Quicktimes but I can't quite match the quality of the downconversion from a UKON or HDCAMSR. Does anyone hav
Re: Best downconversion software?
by Eugene Lehnert 9 years ago
I'm finding that the best way to use Compressor to create NTSC files from 23.98 HD clips is to downrez the shot first keeping the frame-rate the same and keeping the Frame Controls off. Then take that
What Colorspace to use with 4:4:4 RGB footage?
by Eugene Lehnert 11 years ago
When I capture 4:4:4 RGB footage into Final Cut Pro from an HDCAMSR tape what Colorspace should I use to work in The default setting seems to be shifting colors in my project on the render outs.
Re: What Colorspace to use with 4:4:4 RGB footage?
by Eugene Lehnert 10 years ago
Yes, I am interested to see what I should set my After Effects project to. I haven't been using any color management. Also when is P3 used on SR
Flicker on 1080i 10-bit conversions
by Eugene Lehnert 10 years ago
Good day everyone. I came back to work today and I have encountered my first FCP Kona glitch of the New Year. A client gave us 10-bit Uncompressed 23.98 Quicktime files to be printed to a 1080i D5. I
Re: Flicker on 1080i 10-bit conversions
by Jeremy Garchow 10 years ago
Eugene Lehnert "version 6.0 of the AJA control panel" Have you tried uninstalling v6 and installing v6.0.2 You updated the firmware on the card Jeremy
Convert DVCPROHD files back to MXF
by Eugene Lehnert 10 years ago
Is there a way to convert DVCPROHD files back to MXF files as they exist on a p2 card so that they can be imported into a program like Adobe Premiere We captured DVCPROHD files as Quicktimes but we ca
Re: Convert DVCPROHD files back to MXF
by Eugene Lehnert 10 years ago
Well the client really wants to edit on their Adobe Premiere system. We have advised buying FCP to make their lives easier but alas they do not want to.
Rendering good text crawls
by Eugene Lehnert 11 years ago
What are some good speeds to run text crawls at in NTSC video When I run the video at 120 pixels per second and render out in fields text looks great and clear. It is moving too fast. When I render ou
Re: Rendering good text crawls
by Chris Wright 11 years ago
small fonts get ripped apart, use large, broader fonts that aren't skinny and wimpy. less saturation use fast blur 5% good roll rates are 120, 240, 360, and the like. http: www.videouniversity.com tid
Hi-Res Satellite Photos
by Eugene Lehnert 11 years ago
Are there Royalty Free Hi-Res satellite images for earth zooms available somewhere online
Re: Hi-Res Satellite Photos
by Bill Kelly 11 years ago
Try this: http: worldwind.arc.nasa.gov It's like Google Earth, but you're free to use most images without having to pay. You'll have to read the disclaimers, but pretty much unless you're using an add
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