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Frank Giardina

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June 2nd 2010
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Premier Pro CC loses links to render files
by Frank Giardina 3 years ago
Hi Y'All! So, PP CC loses links to render files. I was on the phone with Adobe for 1-1 2 and they couldn't help me. Does anyone have a solution Best Regards! FrankieG Frank Giardina 17 Video Productio
Re: Premier Pro CC loses links to render files
by Frank Giardina 3 years ago
I know and feel your pain... I wish they'd address the problem.... I've been limping along with it and loosing tolerance these days. Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
DSLR Audio setup using H4N, Sennheiser G2 LAV with a Sescom Interface
by Frank Giardina 6 years ago
Hi Everyone... I'm trying to improve my audio recording. I have the Sescom interface with the headphone jack. The one with the 25db pad. I'm recording 4 channels, running my G2 into one of the XLRs, a
Re: DSLR Audio setup using H4N, Sennheiser G2 LAV with a Sescom Interface
by Frank Giardina 6 years ago
Hi... yes Headphone line out Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
Canon DSLR video, H4N, Sescom LN2MIC-ZMH4, Sennheiser G2 - Setup
by Frank Giardina 6 years ago
Hi Everyone... I'm trying to improve my audio recording. I have the Sescom interface with the headphone jack. The one with the 25db pad. I'm recording 4 channels, running my G2 into one of the XLRs, a
Re: Canon DSLR video, H4N, Sescom LN2MIC-ZMH4, Sennheiser G2 - Setup
by Frank Giardina 6 years ago
Hi Jonathan... No specific issues. I have it setup OK, but there's much to consider. AF out and sensitivity on the LAV, manual MIC vol on the DSLR, Stereo setup on the H4n... and the line out volume,
Convert DPX images to QuickTime
by Frank Giardina 7 years ago
Hi All... A friend of mine has DPX files he wants to have converted to QuickTime. Does anyone know of a workflow for this Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
Re: Convert DPX images to QuickTime
by Frank Giardina 7 years ago
Well, I worked out using AE, but the quicktime seem to be a bid sped up. Any thoughts on that Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
CS6 EN Resolution Question
by Frank Giardina 7 years ago
Hi All Well, I just authored my FIRST" DVD using Encore. The project was edited it in Adobe Premiere CS6. I was working with 1920 x 1080 DSLR footage. I did a Dynamic Link timeline workflow into Encor
Re: CS6 EN Resolution Question
by Frank Giardina 7 years ago
Thanks Danny... Scaling down will be a first for me... I'll check it out. Best Morning Regards! Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
DVD Resolution (720x480)???
by Frank Giardina 7 years ago
Well, I just authored my FIRST" DVD using Encore. The project was edited it in Adobe Premiere CS6. I was working with 1920 x 1080 DSLR footage. I did a Dynamic Link timeline workflow into Encore. Ever
Re: DVD Resolution (720x480)???
by Frank Giardina 7 years ago
Hi thanks. I was too close, I was looking at it on a monitor that was more than 720. Looked much better on my Flatscreen TV. Not thrilled with the quality on the menu text, but the video quality is pr
Project/File Backup Solutions
by Frank Giardina 7 years ago
Hi Is anyone using Cloud Storage for Backup Best Regards! Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
Re: Project/File Backup Solutions
by Frank Giardina 7 years ago
Thanks Guys!! Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
Slow Motion Workflow - Canon 7D 1280x720 60p in a FCP7 24fps Timeline
by Frank Giardina 7 years ago
Hey!! I want to incorporate slow motion into a project I'm working on. Slow Motion Workflow - footage shot with a Canon 7D 1280x720 60p using 125, then in a FCP7 24fps Timeline. Help :) Frank Giardina
Re: Slow Motion Workflow - Canon 7D 1280x720 60p in a FCP7 24fps Timeline
by Frank Giardina 7 years ago
Hi... I think I'm OK, I conformed in Cinema Tools. Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
Combining sequences with video with different frame rates
by Austin Steele 8 years ago
I'm working with 2 sequences which both have the same sequence settings (1920x1080 editing timebase: 23.98) However one of my sequences has footage that was shot at 30p and the other was all shot at 2
Re: Combining sequences with video with different frame rates
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
You can use Compressor to convert those at 30p to 23.98p. I've done it. It take a while to process them, but it works great. If you want I can send you screen shots of the Compressor settings, send me
Jittery DV footage
by Alex Payne 8 years ago
Hey guys, using FCP 7. Working in a 23.98 timebase with HD footage. Brought some 29.97 DV footage into it, looks fine in preview but once I render or export it becomes jittery (just the dv footage, ev
Re: Jittery DV footage
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
I've been in that situation before. Mixted frame rates just won't work. What I did was convert the problem clips using compressor. You can create a custom setting, then brig the clips in and let compr
Canon Products Repair Suggestions
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Hi... I need to send my 7D and 24-70 in for service. My 7D doesn't see batteries any more and the manual focus on my 24-70 just quit. I live in Upstate NY. Any recommendations would be appreciated. Be
Recover Lost files from a Compac Flash Card
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Well... a first for me. I apparently didn't download 6 important files from a compact flash that has been reformatted a number of times. Any thoughts on file recovery in a case like this Best Regards!
Re: Recover Lost files from a Compac Flash Card
by Pete Burger 8 years ago
Frank Giardina " has been reformatted a number of times" Reformatting a card doesn't mean necessarily the footage is erased physically from the card. Like Bob wrote, if your files are not overwritten
Thursday
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Have a Great Thanksgiving Everyone! Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
Can I make 60fps 7D footage look like 24 Fps using FCP?
by Richard Pengelly 8 years ago
Can I make 60fps 7D footage look like 24 Fps I shot my first music video on the 7D and we were doing 60Fps shots for slow motion. One of the cameras did not get Switched back to 24FPS when we went on
Re: Can I make 60fps 7D footage look like 24 Fps using FCP?
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Those are great points!! Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
Workflow & DVDSP menu quality
by Michelle Orpe 8 years ago
Hi there I have FCP Studio 7 and DVDSP 4 and I have just strated a wedding videography business. After reading these forums I have taken all your advice and am pretty sure I now have the correct workf
Re: Workflow & DVDSP menu quality
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Hi... For me, I know I'm not PAL. The other troubling aspect of DVD Studio Pro is it lacks 16x9 templates, so when you change a template to 16:9 all it does is stretch it. Best Regards! Frank Giardina
60D footage for an event was shot at 1920x1080 24p and some at 1920x1080 30p.
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Hi... I'm not exactly sure how and when it happened, but part of one of our camera operators 60D footage for an event was shot at 1920x1080 24p and some at 1920x1080 30p. 1) The camera operator did no
Re: 60D footage for an event was shot at 1920x1080 24p and some at 1920x1080 30p.
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
OK... I'll try that : Thanks Shane!! Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
mixed footage 30p and 24p
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Hi... I'm not exactly sure how and when it happened, but part of one of our camera operators 60D footage for an event was shot at 1920x1080 24p and some at 1920x1080 30p. 1) The camera operator did no
Re: mixed footage 30p and 24p
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Hi Steve... I'm on a MAC using FCP7. When I tried that the footage seemed choppy. I'm doing some tests converting in Compressor. I'll see what happens and post my results. Best Regards! Frank Giardina
Shallow DOF in bright sunlight
by Bob Cole 8 years ago
Trying to transition from video cameras (and their built-in ND filters) to a Canon d60. I'll be using the DSLR primarily to get shallow DOF shots of people. When you are shooting in bright sunlight, c
Re: Shallow DOF in bright sunlight
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Bo... when shooting outside a variable ND filter is the way to go. Then you can set your f-stop where you want it, set your ISO low... like 100, then dial in the Variable ND Filter http: www.singh-ray
Real Estate Video
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Hi... We have a potential opportunity shooting Real Estate Video. Is anyone doing that, and how do you structure your pricing Best Regards!!! Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
Re: Real Estate Video
by Scott Carnegie 8 years ago
I have not done it but by most of what I read about other peoples experiences it is very difficult to make it worthwhile. www.MediaCircus.TV Media Production Services Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Canon DSLR Shooters
by Philip Herring 9 years ago
Hey, my company has a need from time to time for shooters in different markets to grab some automotive dealer shots. I would like to use people with Canon DSLR to keep compatible with what we shoot. I
Re: Canon DSLR Shooters
by Frank Giardina 9 years ago
Hi Philip... We're located in Upstate NY. Equipment List: Canon 7D Canon 60D 85mm f1.8 50mm f1.4 24-70mm f2.8 100mm f2 Glidetrack Slider ProAm 4' Camera Jib Zacuto Z-Finder and Rapid Fire Manfrotto tr
audio recording device for 7d?
by Kelly Lyon 9 years ago
Hello, Any suggestions what audio recording device to buy to go with the 7D or 5D I don't have a big budget. I'm a photographer and videographer and I'd like to try out using a dslr for video. Thanks,
Re: audio recording device for 7d?
by Frank Giardina 9 years ago
There's two pretty reasonable tools out there... the Zoom H-1 and the The RODE VideoMic are about $100. Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
Canon 7d soft video with 15 to 85
by John Minor 9 years ago
I am shooting with a 7D, and a Canon 15 to 85mm lens. When shooting in video mode, I am having focus issues. I have tested this repeatedly...shot wide open at 3.5, also at an f22...It seems that the l
Re: Canon 7d soft video with 15 to 85
by Frank Giardina 9 years ago
Hi Guys.... I'm pretty happy with my 7D footage overall. It puts my A1s footage to shame. We have a 60D now too. Having a good optical viewfinder like a Zacuto Z-Finder will help you find sharp focus,
Grain/Noise reduction on 7D
by Marshall Mullen 9 years ago
Hello, I recently got the Canon EOS 7D. I have been shooting movie on it, but have been getting a lot of grain and noise in my vids. I have the iso set at 160, or 100, but am still getting the noise.
Re: Grain/Noise reduction on 7D
by Frank Giardina 9 years ago
Hi.. I have no grain noise issues at or below 1000 ISO, even a tad higher. Just curious, what conditions were you shooting in, what were the rest of your setting, and what lens were you shooting with
Post Democracy/Apocalypse Now
by Eric Jurgenson 9 years ago
http: blogs.wsj.com economics 2011 03 28 top-10-dying-industries And with the release of FCS4, Apple drives in the final nail.
Re: Post Democracy/Apocalypse Now
by Craig Alan 9 years ago
I agree. I just meant how that article might have come up with its figures. Production is increasing not decreasing. But for relatively modest projects, companies can handle all three stages of produc
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ND filter
by Trevor Ward 9 years ago
I purchased a 1.8 ND filter to put over my T2i. The reason was to reduce the amount of light coming into the camera while shooting outside. I get annoyed watching DSLR footage shot at a high shutter s
Re: ND filter
by Frank Giardina 9 years ago
Hi I've had pretty good luck with this. It's variable :) http: www.singh-ray.com varind.html Frank Giardina 17 Video Production
DVD studio pro - return to menu when movie finishes
by Geets Romo 9 years ago
I'm new to DVD Studio Pro and have a problem with the DVDs I'm burning. When the movie finishes it just stops playing and does not go back to the root menu. There's got to be something simple I'm over
Re: DVD studio pro - return to menu when movie finishes
by Frank Giardina 9 years ago
Hi There.... Look the graphical view (upper left). Click on the asset, not the menu. then look at your track window. Under the name of the track you'll see end jump with a selection drop down. Select
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