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Ian Lamb

Member Since:
February 27th 2008
17 Posts
Decklink 4k Extreme capture to prores HQ bit rate issues
by Ian Lamb 5 years ago
I'm capturing SR tape at 1080p 23.98 to ProRes HQ for delivery. We recently swapped out our AJA Kona 3 for a new decklink 4k extreme so I'm a little new to using black magic hardware and software. Apo
Re: Decklink 4k Extreme capture to prores HQ bit rate issues
by Ian Lamb 5 years ago
Great idea, thanks! I dusted off FCP7 and had to roll the black magic drivers back to version 9.9.2 but FCP indeed captures variable bit rate through the decklink card. I'll try Premiere CC next as fl
Compressor settings for 720p to 1080i
by Ian Lamb 11 years ago
Hey everybody! What would the best settings be for Compressor if I'm trying to convert a show edited at 720p23.98 to 1080i60 Right now I'm laying off to HDCAM 1080p through our Kona3, taking the tape
Re: Compressor settings for 720p to 1080i
by Ian Lamb 11 years ago
BTW, my project is setup to cut 720p at 23.98, and my final delivery spec needs to be 1080i60 at 29.97.
blurring out a license plate in motion
by Paul Ravillino 11 years ago
Hello, I can't figure out how to blur just the license plate on a car as it drives away in my shot. The location of the plate changes on the screen as the shot progresses. Is there an easy way to do t
Re: blurring out a license plate in motion
by Ian Lamb 11 years ago
How I blur stuff in a nutshell... 1. duplicate your video layer and blur the layer underneath. 2. track the top layer license plate with analyze motion 3. Cut a matte to remove the license plate so yo
offline 29.97 project for 23.98 online
by Ian Lamb 11 years ago
Hey guys, Sorry if this has been asked a million times, but I can't find anything specific with a search. I'm being given a 29.97 FCP offline final cut project that needs to be conformed to 23.98 for
Re: offline 29.97 project for 23.98 online
by Ian Lamb 11 years ago
Awesome idea! Unfortunately, this is a 120 minute feature and I'm not being given the original media, only an offline project and a box o' SR's to do the conform. I wonder if CinemaTools would let me
I think 10.5.3 update killed my Caldigit!
by Ian Lamb 11 years ago
Anyone else have the same problem After updating Leopard, all my media stored on our HDPro glitches all over the place on playback. Copied a few clips to the local storage and playback is fine. Arg. -
Re: I think 10.5.3 update killed my Caldigit!
by Ian Lamb 11 years ago
Didn't know there was a caldigit forum here... good to know! Just read that first post. I had to re-install FCS2 and ran the usual software upgrade for studio not realizing there was a system software
AVIDvsFCP Online workflow
by Ian Lamb 12 years ago
I'm trying to get a workflow going at a post house that just bought a FCS2 system. For years I've been cutting on final cut pro and working a second job as a digitizer (cheaper version of online assis
Re: AVIDvsFCP Online workflow
by Ian Lamb 12 years ago
Thanks for all the input, I'm glad everyone else has the same difficulties I'm having and I'm not missing anything. EDL's are cake to import and digitize, but the majority of our shows are effects hea
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