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James Kumorek

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March 4th 2011
80 Posts
AU-EVA1 - Wi-Fi adapter?
by James Kumorek 7 months ago
Does anyone know if other USB Wi-Fi adapters work with the AU-EVA1 besides the Panasonic Panasonic AJ-WM50P
Re: AU-EVA1 - Wi-Fi adapter?
by Ben Low 7 months ago
Hi James, I couldn't find any. So got the Panasonic AJ-WM50P from B&H. It works, and fairly well. To note, it works like Wi Fi works. You don't want to get too far from the camera, or have any walls i
Red Giant Denoiser III broken under latest version of Windows
by James Kumorek 2 years ago
For anyone who cares, when my editing PC updated to the latest version of Windows 10 this week, Red Giant Denoiser III stopped working in Premiere. Any frame that has Denoiser III active won't render
Re: Red Giant Denoiser III broken under latest version of Windows
by John Mayer 2 years ago
I think this trick worked for me. Didn't had to rename to 11.0 tho.
How much does a GPU upgrade affect the Red Giant Denoiser III plug-in?
by James Kumorek 2 years ago
Does anyone have any experience with performance of the Red Giant Denoiser III with various GPUs I have some 4K footage from a client that is noisey. If I take just one of the clips from the sequence
Re: How much does a GPU upgrade affect the Red Giant Denoiser III plug-in?
by James Kumorek 2 years ago
I went ahead and purchased a new graphics card. Thought perhaps someone out there might be interested in the results. I bought the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC GAMING Black Edition Graphics Card to rep
Plug-in compressor to replace Dynamics Processing?
by James Kumorek 2 years ago
So, I find the lack of metering within the Dynamics Processing effect of Audition annoying. I'd really like to see some visual feedback (input level meter; reduction amount meter; output level meter).
Running a particle system "backwards"?
by James Kumorek 3 years ago
Another question: Is it possible to have a particle system run in reverse If I wanted to take an image of something, and have a cloud of particles appear and swirl around until it forms the image Like
Re: Running a particle system "backwards"?
by Simon Ubsdell 3 years ago
You can't run a particle system in reverse, but the easy way of doing it would be to render out the particle animation and bring it back in, hit the Reverse switch on the Loader to run it backwards, a
Simulating a light bulb
by James Kumorek 3 years ago
So, I'd like to simulate a light bulb in Fusion. Basically, to have a sphere that's mostly transparent with a light source in the middle; and the intensity of the light source increases, the globe glo
Re: Simulating a light bulb
by Simon Ubsdell 3 years ago
You can't actually see 3D lights as you would lights in the real world. A simple way of simulating a light source would be to add a 3D sphere, piped into a 3D renderer and then piped into a blur so so
What are "Sets"?
by James Kumorek 3 years ago
So, I'm slowly becoming familiar with Fusion and hope to use it in some upcoming projects. I see that all the tools have these "s1 s2 s3 s4..." buttons along the top of their configuration panels. The
Re: What are "Sets"?
by David Mathis 3 years ago
Probably one of the most useful features. What of your thoughts of using Fusion as part of finishing I am by no means a compositor as I lack the skills necessary.
""CUDA is not working"" (windows 10, GT730)
by Saif Russel 4 years ago
I am using Asus Nvidia GT 730 silent 2gb card from last 2 month. First I didn't notice that if cuda is working or not, because all my editing project is really really small, but now I am working more
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Re: ""CUDA is not working"" ---- Emergency Support Needed !!
by James Kumorek 4 years ago
Open up a CMD window and run the GPUSniffer.exe program in the Adobe Premiere 2015 folder (in Program Files\Adobe). What does it tell you about whether your card is supported or not If it isn't,
Merging Canon C300 MXF files advice
by Alexandre Brandt 4 years ago
Hello all, First off, happy 4th of July to all Americans reading today :-) In a few weeks I'll be shooting concerts with a C300. I'll be doing postprod on PremierPro. As the C300 MXF files structure i
Re: Merging Canon C300 MXF files advice
by James Kumorek 4 years ago
I'm pretty sure you won't have to worry about it. I have the C100, and if memory serves, just copy the entire file structure from the card onto your hard disc. Then, in Premiere, use the Media Browser
Use of race track footage
by James Kumorek 4 years ago
I'm not sure where the best place is to post this message, so I thought I'd try here. I'm working with a client who is sponsoring a race car driver (not NASCAR -- this is a younger group of drivers, t
Re: Use of race track footage
by Mark Suszko 4 years ago
Contact the track promoter's office first and see if they have a blanket permission arrangement regarding all the drivers and their cars.
Mask drifting from its points
by Adrian Graham-Smith 4 years ago
I'm doing a screen replacement on a television, which is a tracking shot. And something odd's happening... As the television moves, the mask is drifting slightly. The track is rock solid and all the c
Re: Mask drifting from its points
by James Kumorek 4 years ago
Can you describe more specifically what you did to track the TV and apply the track to your mask And, is this the first time you've done this, or have you done this successfully in the past
Syncing in Premiere - Audio always one frame off after I perfectly line up slate and waveform spike?
by Scott Clements 4 years ago
Hi, I am relatively new to premiere and am having a devil of a time wrapping my head around a sync problem I'm having. I position the playhead on the picture, when the clapper strikes. I then position
Re: Syncing in Premiere - Audio always one frame off after I perfectly line up slate and waveform spike?
by James Kumorek 4 years ago
I've not had issues syncing in premiere, but I do it slightly differently. I sync by looking at the audio waveforms from the camera footage and the audio recording. And I switch to "Show Audio Time Un
Bezier masks for simle compositing?
by Scott Clements 4 years ago
Hi, It seems a lot of effects have bezier mask controls to limit the effect, but for some reason I can't figure out how to make a simple bezier mask for simple compositing, like in After Effects. Can
Re: Bezier masks for simle compositing?
by James Kumorek 4 years ago
I'm still on CS6, so the CC version may have changed, but Premiere does not support bezier masks. Rather annoying, isn't it You'd have to do it in After Effects.
What burned DVD type will play on DVD player?
by Michael Adamo 5 years ago
Hi all, my question relates to burning Quicktime .mov video files to a DVD that will play on a DVD player. I am editing a feature length documentary and I want to burn a few screener copies. I have a
Re: What burned DVD type will play on DVD player?
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
You need to use a disc authoring program like Encore do create a disc that will play in a DVD player. Putting a QuickTime file on a DVD-R disc won't work. As far as media type, a DVD-R disc will work
Assistance requested! Blu Ray Project under capacity max in Encore, but far exceeds it once the image is created
by matt harnick 5 years ago
I searched and couldn't quite find this exact problem...sorry if it's a duplicate. I am working on a dual-layer blu ray project in Encore CS5. The project is completed, rendered, all looks great, and
Re: Assistance requested! Blu Ray Project under capacity max in Encore, but far exceeds it once the image is created
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
Another possibility is, are all your assets already encoded in Blu-ray acceptable codecs and file formats, or is Encore needing to transcode anything If you're letting Encore transcode, it's going to
DualLayer - This disc requires a layer break
by Farhan Ali 5 years ago
Hello everyone, I've been using Adobe Encore for the past few months without any issues. But today I decided to create Dual Layer Project for my client. Usually I would be authoring BluRay Images. But
Re: DualLayer - This disc requires a layer break
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
Do you have chapter marks in your timeline(s) If I recall correctly, Encore picks a chapter mark at which to place the layer break. Note that layer break support in Encore is rather random. Theoretica
Why does the Pro Res from a Blackmagic Design HyperDeck Shuttle look worse than the more compressed footage from my Canon C300?
by Ben Finkel 5 years ago
Why does the Pro Res from a Blackmagic Design HyperDeck Shuttle look worse than the more compressed footage from my Canon C300 800% still frame comparison http: imgur.com a pSTkS#0 Note the lips, shou
Re: Why does the Pro Res from a Blackmagic Design HyperDeck Shuttle look worse than the more compressed footage from my Canon C300?
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
This is just a guess, but maybe it'll help. On my C100, if you don't force Adobe Premiere to interpret the footage as progressive, then you get aliasing artifacts that look a lot like this. Once you d
Adobe Premier Pro CC not using GPU in playback or encoding...
by Peter Latoch 5 years ago
Hey Guys, This is my first post here, I've been searching google for 2 days now trying to fix my issue. I'm running an NVidia GTX 660 card and I've already used the gpusniffer method to retrieve the o
Re: Adobe Premier Pro CC not using GPU in playback or encoding...
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
My understanding is that the stock codecs are not GPU accelerated, but there is third-party software available that works with Premiere for codecs like H.264 that will us GPU acceleration.
After Effects mocha problem corner pin export problem
by Boris Rozhkovsky 5 years ago
Hello, i have read all posts about pasting corner pin data from mocha to after effecs, but nothing helps. My situation: AE Project: Main Composition 1280x720; layer1 1280x720 (scale = 66%, original si
Re: After Effects mocha problem corner pin export problem
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
This is going by memory, so it may or may not be accurate. But here are some things that might be causing the problems. First, your Mocha project and your AE comp size should probably be the same reso
Doesn't render to avi. File too big? What can I do?!
by Paul Hansen 5 years ago
I have just finished editing a half-hour program with more graphics and music than usual and the the file is understandably larger than normal. I've tried rendering the program twice but when it comes
Re: Doesn't render to avi. File too big? What can I do?!
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
To expand a little on John's answer, hard drives that are formatted for the FAT32 file system are physically incapable of holding files larger than about 4 GB. The "32" in FAT32 means the file system
Which NVidia card to choose?
by Tom Lulofs 5 years ago
Hey guys! I'm planning on buying a new nvidia video card for premiere pro editing and a bit of after effects, but I can't choose between 3 of them that's why I need some advice. In my country these 3
Re: Which NVidia card to choose?
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
Hello Tom, Most GPU cards will work fine with Premiere whether they are listed as "supported" or not. The Supported list is merely the cards that Adobe has tested with. While out of the box, Premiere
Laptop for Premiere Pro
by Tiffany Deater 5 years ago
Hi Everyone, I am new to this website and hope I am posting in the correct place. I need to replace my old laptop and want something to run premiere pro. I am looking at this referb Toshiba laptop: ht
Re: Laptop for Premiere Pro
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
I have a Lenovo W530 with an integrated Quadro K2000M card in it, 32 GB of memory and a RAID0 disk system and it handles Premiere quite well. Premiere really needs the high-end graphics card for good
Using stereo and surround sound.
by Jacob Ryan 5 years ago
Is there a way I can have my stereo and surround tracks in the same timeline The way I have it now is I have two separate timelines with the stereo in one and the surround in the other but I am over m
Re: Using stereo and surround sound.
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
Definitely - I've done that. (Going from memory here - feel free to ask for clarification if needed.) You should be able to drag another audio asset down into the timeline and have it add a second aud
Video doesn't look like HD quality...why?
by Erin Herbst 5 years ago
Hello all! I'm a novice videographer (just graduated high school!). I've been getting a lot of jobs recently filming local business owners for promotional videos and whatnot. I shoot with my Canon 70D
Re: Video doesn't look like HD quality...why?
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
Hello Erin, There could be a variety of issues that could cause your video to look "soft". The first is focus -- DSLRs can have a very shallow depth of field, especially in lower-light situations. If
Looking forward to purchase good quality cheap 9" LCD monitor
by Pushpanatha de Silva 5 years ago
I am looking for a cheap but good LCD monitor for my Sony PMW EX1 video camera. I had a LCD monitor and gone busted just after 3yrs..Seems it needs to replace the main board as per the manufacturer. H
Re: Looking forward to purchase good quality cheap 9" LCD monitor
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
Check out the offerings from SmallHD -- I use their 7" OLED monitor and like it a lot. http: www.smallhd.com .
PANIC TIME -- Some files refuse to play
by Jerel Peterson 5 years ago
This has now happened for the 2nd straight year. I am making a graduation video for my high school. Each senior has a segment of a few minutes. The original project was done in After Effects by a stud
Re: PANIC TIME -- Some files refuse to play
by James Kumorek 5 years ago
First question -- are you making a Bluray or a DVD disc You talk about exporting from premiere for MPEG2 Bluray, but then talk about wanting to give the students a copy of the DVD.... If it's DVD, exp
Echo in image after render
by Matthew Jeschke 6 years ago
I'm not sure what's causing this... I am using a Canon 5d Mark II 1080p 24 fps to film. With 1 100 second shutter. I have a project at 1080p 24 fps. When I render I go to 720p 24 fps. Does anybody kno
Re: Echo in image after render
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
Yes, this is likely the problem. Your media is 23.97 fps; you are rendering at 30 fps. So, a mismatch. You could also chance the render frame rate to 23.97fps and see what that does -- it's always bes
buttons on subtitle menu should return to main menu once pressed
by Nelson Fernandes 6 years ago
Hi guys. I'm trying to author a DVD where I have a subtitle menu. On this menu I have a "yes" and "no" buttons apart from a "return" button. The functionalities for the buttons are all setup, no worri
Re: buttons on subtitle menu should return to main menu once pressed
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
I've done this for audio tracks, but subtitle tracks ought to work the same way. In the audio setup menu, when the user selects the audio track they want to listen to, the button links to the main men
Something weird
by Tom Jackson 6 years ago
Sorry best way I can describe it. I am running Encore CS6 I have 1 timeline, 1 menu with 1 button. After the video plays through I want the DVD to go back to the opening menu. It does not do this, it
Re: Something weird
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
Pretty strange, at least that it's playing through twice and not continuously. Any chance the "play video" button is set to auto-activate
Blu-Ray to DVD correct workflow
by Minou Lebé 6 years ago
Hello, I'm trying to optimize my workflow and would like to pick your brains if you have a little bit of time to help me . Sofar the source is a Sony Z5 camera outputting 1440x1080i50 on the HDMI port
Re: Blu-Ray to DVD correct workflow
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
I work in NTSC and not PAL, so these ideas may not be relevant... First, will the camera do progressive instead of interlaced Shooting 25p and converting to DVD resolution in interlaced should look fi
DVD burners for dual-layer DVD
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
I've been working on my first dual-layer DVD project and have learned that one of the bigger challenges in producing dual-layer DVD discs is getting DVDs burned that will actually play. I have five bu
Re: DVD burners for dual-layer DVD
by Bill Stephan 6 years ago
We have used Pioneer burners on PC and Mac since the dawn of DVD production and never had a problem with any of them (except worn-out from hard use). If the problem happens only on dual-layer DVD+R di
DVD+R DL burns but doesn't play in DVD/Blu-ray players
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
I'm having a problem with an authoring project, and as most of the posts on the specific topic are almost a decade old and not helpful, thought I'd try a new post. I've authored a dual-layer DVD in Ad
Re: DVD+R DL burns but doesn't play in DVD/Blu-ray players
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
Thanks Bill, I appreciate the advice! I discovered what the issue was last night. I was burning the DVD+R DL media with my Blu-ray burner, which burned correctly and verified successfully. However, th
DVD+R DL burns but doesn't play in DVD/Blu-ray players
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
I'm having a problem with an authoring project, and as most of the posts on the specific topic are almost a decade old and not helpful, thought I'd try a new post. I've authored a dual-layer DVD in Ad
Re: DVD+R DL burns but doesn't play in DVD/Blu-ray players
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
Thanks for your input, Danny! I discovered what the issue was last night. I was burning the DVD+R DL media with my Blu-ray burner, which burned correctly and verified successfully. However, the DL med
Budget Computer build for Vegas Pro
by Ron Shook 6 years ago
Hi Folks, Very long time no visit, so I hope that you'll advise me. I was a COW moderator when it was WWUG and for some years after COW was born, but dropped out a few years after my inDiscreet edit*o
Re: Budget Computer build for Vegas Pro
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
Speaking more generally about one point -- GPUs -- how much a good GPU will help depends on what your timelines look like. Vegas has generally been good about being able to play back clips smoothly. W
1920 renders with black bars on sides.
by jason kotch 6 years ago
I'm getting black bars after a render in Sony Vegas 11 -Origninal Footage (1920x1080) -Project Properties set to (1920x1080) -Project Preview looks correct -Render As (1920x1080 Pix Aspect Ratio 1.333
Re: 1920 renders with black bars on sides.
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
If you really want your final output file to have a PAR of 1.333, then you should specify 1440 as your width, not 1920 (there's probably a preset for this). If you want the full resolution 1920x1080 a
Interview Lighting Gear
by dylan Tucker 6 years ago
Hi all - I'm about to start producing some documentaries and was looking for some input from other users regarding what lighting setup they currently use recommend for shoots such as interviews. I cut
Re: Interview Lighting Gear
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
I love kinoflows, but they are pricey. Otherwise, Tungsten lighting with softboxes.
New Camera Confusion
by Kyle Blackwell 6 years ago
Hello Everyone, The Company I currently work for is looking to upgrade expand it's video marketing department. Currently we have two cameras that we are using, http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 821
Re: New Camera Confusion
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
I use a Canon 60D and a Canon C100, but also have a Canon XF300, which I love for shoots where a really shallow depth of field isn't needed, and the ability for the camera to have complete control of
Vegas Pro 11 preview slowing to a crawl
by Angelo Mike 6 years ago
This is weird. I've been editing on Vegas 11 since 2011 and haven't had this problem, even on multicamera projects with over a dozen tracks. The footage is from my Canon Vixia HF S21, 1920x1080, 24 fp
Re: Vegas Pro 11 preview slowing to a crawl
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
I saw this problem with Vegas 11 as well. It appears to be fixed in Vegas 12, although I can't say for certain as I've moved away from using Vegas due to instability issues over the previous two relea
Good DLSR montior
by Matthew Jeschke 6 years ago
I'm looking at getting one of these DSLR monitors. I need something reasonably sized that can do both HDMI & composite as I'm currently shooting with a Sony VX2100 but plan on upgrading to Mark III in
Re: Good DLSR montior
by James Kumorek 6 years ago
I recently bought the SmallHD AC& OLED monitor and am very happy with it so far. I love the fact that all version of the AC7 have tools built-in to the monitor such as focus assist and exposure assist
Ideal rendering options for Motorola Xoom?
by James Kumorek 9 years ago
Has anyone come up with the best rendering settings for a video for the Motorola Xoom for 720p video I.e. best balance between quality video, smooth playback, and smallest file size
Re: Ideal rendering options for Motorola Xoom?
by James Kumorek 7 years ago
I had found that the 8mbps looks nice on the computer, and often plays well on the Xoom. Sometimes the playback gets a little jerky on the zoom, but not enough for me to care in the context I'm using
Controlling which video card is used for GPU use?
by James Kumorek 8 years ago
Is there a way to control which video card in your system is used for GPU processing when rendering I have a AMD Radeon HD 6870 based card with something like 200 processing streams, and an NVidia GeF
Re: Controlling which video card is used for GPU use?
by Stephen Mann 8 years ago
I have a AMD Radeon HD 6870 based card with something like 200 processing streams, and an NVidia GeForce 210 card I worry when I see mixed graphics cards in one system. This forces Windows to install
Damaged Audio H4n
by Scott Gifford 8 years ago
H4n issue. Wondering if anybody has an answer to an audio problem with a Zoom H4n. Getting extreme level noise spikes in random locations during the recording. In the attached image the top audio trac
Re: Damaged Audio H4n
by James Kumorek 8 years ago
I also have an h4n and have never had a problem pulling the media into Vegas. Odd. But when I have problems like this in general, I use an external audio editing program, such as Adobe Audition or Son
New to Vegas Pro 11 - When I render I get "An Error occurred...no access to file/folder and that there is enough free space."
by Nelson Helu 8 years ago
Hi I am new to this forum and new to Vegas Pro 11. I did some analog editing 16 years ago. Brand new to linear editing. I just finished editing a multi-camera shoot (2 cameras) and I am excited. I wan
Re: New to Vegas Pro 11 - When I render I get "An Error occurred...no access to file/folder and that there is enough free space."
by James Kumorek 8 years ago
If you create a DVD movie (which is what you're implying), it will not be HD quality -- because DVDs are not HD. You'd need to create a Blu-Ray movie disc for HD quality. If you really aren't trying t
NX5u dropping 4 frames of audio after 30 minutes
by Eric Pensenstadler 9 years ago
I use the NX5u's for events that are sometimes over 1 hour in length. After 30 minutes the cameras automatically create a new file. This is a headache for syncing multiple cameras but I'm dealing with
Re: NX5u dropping 4 frames of audio after 30 minutes
by James Kumorek 9 years ago
I had a discussion with a Sony product engineer Friday night about this. The problem (at least the one that I was having) is because I did not use Sony's content management software to copy the clips
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