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Francois Pénzes

Member Since:
January 23rd 2009
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News style over-shoulder images - is a 'drop in' template possible?
by Jef Knight 2 months ago
Hi, I need to have some over-the-shoulder graphics pop in and out of a project. It would be great if I could just make a "template" or such that would allow me to just drop the image onto it and have
Re: News style over-shoulder images - is a 'drop in' template possible?
by Francois Pénzes 2 months ago
Hi Jef Quick and dirty way to do this. As shown in the picture below, just put all of the clips pics at the top of the main track and resize, move, etc... everything at once with Track Motion. Make su
Vegas PRO 14 weird border around image
by Dante Gold 2 months ago
Hey guys, I was trying to do something with Chroma Keyer and Mask, because i wanted to get rid of the outer part of the alien in the image, I got a good result but I also got a really weird border aro
Re: Vegas PRO 14 weird border around image
by Francois Pénzes 2 months ago
Hi Dante Try applying your Pan Crop AFTER the Chroma Key FX (Shout out to John Rofrano) Cheers ! PC Win 10 Pro 64-bit 16gb Ryzen 9 3900X 12 Core 4.60GHz Radeon RX 5700 XT Cameras: Canon XF305 + Canon
Vegas Pro -Video completely looses focus after being added to the timeline
by Monica-Ioana Diac 2 months ago
Hello. I have this never before encountered problem that i don't know how to fix. So: I start a new project and just add the video i need. Immediately the preview window (which is set to Best (full))
Re: Vegas Pro -Video completely looses focus after being added to the timeline
by Francois Pénzes 2 months ago
Hi Monica Looking at your screen capture, I see that you got your V17 on GETGAMEZ. Now, I'm not saying that you got a cracked version but for all others out there, a lot of the problems that you will
Question about keyframing "actively" while video is playing
by louis spoon 3 months ago
Maybe I'm mis-remembering, but isn't there a way to say, change the Center of an effect like 'Spherize' while the video is playing so that you don't have to go frame by frame and change the center bas
Re: Question about keyframing "actively" while video is playing
by Francois Pénzes 3 months ago
Hi Louis I would use the motion tracking feature. It should give you a flawless result. Cheers ! PC Win 10 Pro 64-bit 16gb Ryzen 9 3900X 12 Core 4.60GHz Radeon RX 5700 XT Cameras: Canon XF305 + Canon
How to clean up noisy audio?
by Kyle Le 3 months ago
I am using a rode video micro and i am pretty happy with it. however, sometimes when filming in a busy street, ocean, or busy mall there's too much background noise. I have set my panasonic g9 to -10
Re: How to clean up noisy audio?
by Francois Pénzes 3 months ago
Hi Kyle Sometimes, low tech is the better solution. The ideal situation is not to have the noise (or way much less of it) from the get go. By the looks of it, you seem to be shooting quite often in ar
GoPro 4k60fps Footage Won't Load
by Daniel Johnson 3 months ago
I am using Vegas Pro 13.0, but when I try to import footage from my GoPro Hero 7 Black, filmed at 4k60fps, I'm told "Warning: An error occurred while opening one or more files. The file is most likely
Re: GoPro 4k60fps Footage Won't Load
by Francois Pénzes 3 months ago
Hi Daniel Your version of Vegas Pro, V13, can't natively open H265 files. Support for H265 started with V14. Quick and short history on the H265. This type of file was originally meant for broadcastin
Need faster way to loop playback of a clip segment followed by same clip segment(reversed)
by Jordan Brady 3 months ago
Hi, I frequently cut out a segment of a clip so I can play the aforementioned segment followed by a reverse of that same segment - all on a loop. To clarify, it looks like this - segment1 segment1(REV
Re: Need faster way to loop playback of a clip segment followed by same clip segment(reversed)
by Francois Pénzes 3 months ago
Hi Jordan That did not answer your question at all. I had 2 other forums open at the time and someone had a similar question to yours. I replied to the wrong query. Sorry about that. Cheers ! PC Win 1
VEGAS Pro 17 unable to render/ preview
by leon cher 3 months ago
Hi everyone, I'm working with a long video file and now everything doesn't work. I have a 2h long video. I cut it into a few clips for a few seconds. Now, even previewing takes ages to load and it can
Re: VEGAS Pro 17 unable to render/ preview
by Francois Pénzes 3 months ago
Hi Leon There are to many unknown variables a play here. First off, Mediainfo on your original file(s). Version of Vegas Pro. Render settings used. Specs of your comp. Cheers ! PC Win 10 Pro 64-bit 16
Phone videos delivered at wildly varying sizes
by Claire Presnall 6 months ago
So, we're doing some edits of phone video shot by the people in them (because...well, you know). And the clips we received are a variety of sizes. They were shot on the same phone, by the same person,
Re: Phone videos delivered at wildly varying sizes
by Francois Pénzes 6 months ago
Hi Claire Save yourself from early greying hair and see if you can have your contributors supply you with better material. It will make your task much easier and more enjoyable. For example, here's a
SFX - Foley from de BBC
by Francois Pénzes 10 months ago
Hi everyone 16,000 BBC Sound Effects are made available by the BBC in WAV format to download for use under the terms of the RemArc Licence. The Sound Effects are BBC copyright, but they may be used fo
Recovery of video file that is a .dat file on the camera
by Eric Moga 1 year ago
Hi everyone, filming with a EOSM6 and got a "memory card error" during a shot. The camera locked up hard, flipping the power switch wouldn't turn it off so I pulled the battery and it wouldn't come ba
Re: Recovery of video file that is a .dat file on the camera
by Francois Pénzes 1 year ago
Hi Eric Do a Google search with SD recovery. Looks like your file(s) on your card got corrupted. Cheers ! PC Win 10 Pro 64-bit 16gb Intel Core i7-2600k Quad Core 3.40GHz Cameras: Canon XF305 + Canon X
Shooting in HD on Canon XHA1 w/ Focus Firestore FS-100 Hard Drive
by Jon Metallo 1 year ago
I recently got a couple of hard drives to extend the life of my Canon XHA1. I just got a Focus Firestore FS-100 Hard Drive (along with my previous post question about my FS-5). Whenever I try to recor
Re: Shooting in HD on Canon XHA1 w/ Focus Firestore FS-100 Hard Drive
by Francois Pénzes 1 year ago
Hi Jon What kind of drive is it SSD or Disk Is it formatted in NTFS, FAT32, etc... Sometimes if they are not formatted FAT32 it could create problems. Try it out and let me know. The draw back with FA
Importing Text with Oversized beginning letters
by John Perez 2 years ago
For some reason the first letters or numbers on the left side of my text box are hugely oversized! Why could this be happening I uploaded a screen cap of the problem but I don't know if you can see it
Re: Importing Text with Oversized beginning letters
by Francois Pénzes 2 years ago
Hi John No links and no capture. Cheers ! PC Win 10 Pro 64-bit 16gb Intel Core i7-2600k Quad Core 3.40GHz Cameras: Canon XF305 + Canon XH-A1 Blackmagic HyperDeck Studio Mini Vegas Pro 16, User since V
stealth camera
by James Araki 2 years ago
We are going over seas and would like a suggestion for a stealth camera set up something that is not too big and won't draw attention. Thanks
Re: stealth camera
by Francois Pénzes 2 years ago
Auto white balance gives very inaccurate color temperature that tends to drift towards blue (by as much as 1500K) in outdoor scenes. Apart from that, nice little camera. Cheers ! PC Win 10 Pro 64-bit
CFast card download issue
by jessica hargrave 2 years ago
Hi, I am trying to download footage from a C300 mark ii shot on a Sandisk 256GB Extreme Pro Cfast card. The card says that it has 59.85 GB on it, but all that shows at the finder level is the INDEX.MI
Re: CFast card download issue
by Francois Pénzes 2 years ago
Me again I just remembered that Canon at some point issued a notice of possible file corruption on Sandisk cards. You may want to look into that. Cheers ! PC Win 10 Pro 64-bit 16gb Intel Core i7-2600k
XF305 Best setup for accelerating in post
by Francois Pénzes 4 years ago
Hi What would be the best settings on my XF305 in order to minimize blurriness if the end result has to be accelerated. This is what I have now: Bit rate Resolution = 50 Mbps 1280 X 720 Frame rate = 6
Re: XF305 Best setup for accelerating in post
by Francois Pénzes 4 years ago
Hi Gary I'm already pulling 12hrs day editing (I only shoot sparingly). I was hoping someone had a perfect setup handy so I can spend more quality time with my pillow....and the wife ! Oh well.... PC
Files split by Canon
by Mandy Leonardo 4 years ago
Using a canon xa30 and it splits the files at 4G. When I import into Final Cut Pro and piece them together on the timeline, there is a slight blip in audio. Are there any ways around this
Re: Files split by Canon
by Francois Pénzes 4 years ago
Hi Mandy The files need to be ''linked''. For this, Canon has a utility that does just that. You will still have separate files but linked together. I'm almost sure it will work for you even if you ar
Repair XF305 CF male connector
by Francois Pénzes 4 years ago
Hi all !!! Trying to figure out if it's worth it to have one of the the CF port connector replaced on my Canon XF 305 or if it's a DIY possibility. Has anyone had it done and if so, how much was it If
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