Hey Chong: Activity About Images
Hey Chong

Member Since:
July 16th 2010
25 Posts
Rotoscope weirdness
by Hey Chong 5 years ago
Hi, I am separating some people from the background and I find that many times using the roto brush and refine edge tool I get a lot of noise and just some flat out weirdness. Chatter reduction seems
volumetric light from side of screen
by Hey Chong 5 years ago
HI, I am trying to recreate the Oscars opening with a light beaming from one side of the screen to the other. I can't seem to get spotlights in the correct position in 3D space for that effect. I've d
Re: volumetric light from side of screen
by Hey Chong 5 years ago
Thank you to everyone for your replies. I took Kevin's advice which worked very well. I also actually went through the Andrew Kramer tutorial and it is very good and comprehensive but for some reason
Motion sketch a light
by Hey Chong 6 years ago
Hi, I know it is possible to motion sketch a light - but it keeps telling me it can't sketch a 3D layer. I am watching a tutorial on animating particles in Trapcode where the person has made a light p
Re: Motion sketch a light
by Hey Chong 6 years ago
Hi, Thanks for your response. The tutorial(aka "thingy") that I mentioned does not cover actually sketching the motion path for a light. It picks up afterwards - going into setting the particle to fol
Changing text - from slow to fast
by Hey Chong 7 years ago
Hi, I have found many examples of expressions for text to flash on the screen using words that I specify. However, is it possible to: 1) Control the speed that the words change - They would start out
continuous oblong motion path with staggered items
by Hey Chong 7 years ago
Hi, I need to move different objects in an oblong shape, not a circle. They should be staggered in distance and the motion would be constant so they would go around numerous times. It would be complet
Re: continuous oblong motion path with staggered items
by Hey Chong 7 years ago
That expression works perfectly and saves so much time. Thank you everybody!
"Story of Stuff" type line wiggle
by Hey Chong 7 years ago
Can anyone point me to a tutorial (or just tell me how) to get the "Story of Stuff" type wiggle to my illustrator line drawings I tried toning down wigglerama and different wiggle effects but it didn'
Re: "Story of Stuff" type line wiggle
by Hey Chong 7 years ago
Very helpful - thank you!
photoshop document/image size wrong
by Hey Chong 9 years ago
I am making an invitation in PS, (honestly because I know it so much better than ID), which will eventually be printed. I set the canvas and image size to be 5x7, but it is so much larger than that. R
Re: photoshop document/image size wrong
by Christina Rodriguez 9 years ago
Your file size is not huge. If you were sending this to a printing press, it would need to be 300dpi (dpi = dots per inch or ppi=pixels per inch)... and CYMK (which is why Indesign or Illustrator are
Instant HD with DVD and Youtube footage
by Hey Chong 9 years ago
I am putting together a movie trailer in Final Cut and it has been an excruciating process. I am using footage from DVD's, youtube videos, and even converting .avi movie files downloaded from the inte
Re: Instant HD with DVD and Youtube footage
by Hey Chong 9 years ago
Thanks. I tried this (mpeg streamclip and prores) and got crazy noise and artifacts. It also didn't seem to work on source footage that was not 720x480. Do you know if field order is an issue with the
FCP Compatibility with ProRes 422
by Hey Chong 9 years ago
I need to edit together a film festival trailer, and am working with footage from DVD's(terrible, I know, but there is no other way). I am using mpeg streamclip to convert the ripped files to a QT usi
Re: FCP Compatibility with ProRes 422
by Hey Chong 9 years ago
Got it. I finally got it to export as 16:9. If the final destination is for viewing on a large screen(as the trailer before all movies in a film festival) I should export as 16:9 as opposed to square
InDesign printing issue
by Hey Chong 9 years ago
Hi, I am trying to print a very simple book, that is just comprised of normal letter sized paper that will be collated together. So, just one InDesign page per printed page, not like a bound book with
Re: InDesign printing issue
by William Grimes 9 years ago
Hey Chong Did you resolve the printing issue with InDesign. I have ran into the same issue with a MAC running 10.6.6 with the postscript driver for an MX-5001N.
dvd to final cut pro lossless codec
by Hey Chong 9 years ago
Hi, I am trying to rip a dvd into a format that I can use in Final Cut Pro. However, I need it to be great quality as it is going to be shown on a movie theater screen.(It is the trailer for a film fe
Re: dvd to final cut pro lossless codec
by Hey Chong 9 years ago
Thanks so much. So, if I am editing in Final Cut Pro on a mac, what would be the ideal format, codec etc. Would it be a ProRes .mov file When you say I need a higher quality master than a dvd file - d
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