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Jeff Mueller

Member Since:
October 11th 2009
110 Posts
100 posts
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bristol, rhode island
Standardizing Frame rate to 29.97
by Jeff Mueller 2 years ago
I shot with my Canon XLH1 (29.97i HDV), my second camera guy shot with a Sony fs700 (AVCHD). He wanted to shoot high speed, which I agreed to, but I figured he'd shoot 59.94 and I'd simply double the
Re: Standardizing Frame rate to 29.97
by Jeff Mueller 2 years ago
Working on that, but it does seem to be an FCP issue or something about how I brought the files in. I looked at it in PP CS6 and it syncs up fine at 100% speed from the original files which came in as
Best Workflow for Professional Finishing?
by Jeff Mueller 4 years ago
I am producing a documentary feature that has largely been funded through production but not post. While we raise the post money we want to start editing ourselves on Premiere Pro (CS6), but I want to
Re: Best Workflow for Professional Finishing?
by Jeff Mueller 4 years ago
Thanks for the info. We will be working in Premier CC, but currently with some old hardware - MacPro 1,1 - there is an internal debate about the efficacy of buying a new iMac, what's difficult to know
monitors: Dell U2410 vs Dell U2413 vs NEC P241W
by Jeff Mueller 4 years ago
I am looking for a second monitor. I mostly use FCP7, but also use Color for projects that can't afford a Post House (most of 'em) and After Effects - for projects that can't afford a Post House - (ye
Re: monitors: Dell U2410 vs Dell U2413 vs NEC P241W
by Sascha Engel 4 years ago
Hi, I can share with you my experience of the U2410 and U2413, since I gained quiet a bit of this in the past 4 months. I bought 2 Dell U2410, but since there was something wrong with them (mainly not
Copying Audio Sequence to solve Sync Problems FCP7
by Jeff Mueller 4 years ago
Hi All: I have a long project (2 hrs), shot on HDV 24P and brought directly into ProRes 4:2:2. I graded it in Color and sent it back to FCP and the audio is out of sync. This is a known problem with F
Re: Copying Audio Sequence to solve Sync Problems FCP7
by Jeff Mueller 4 years ago
Thanks. Our earlier posts crossed, I have now made the aif file. 100% speed didn't work nor changing speed in Timeline, but I'll find a different way to do it and try that. Jeff Mueller www.ApertureVi
CD for Windows on MAC OS X 10.6?
by Jeff Mueller 7 years ago
Dumb question, maybe, but only info I found was Walter Biscardi's post from back in 2002...they must have improved things by now, hunh I normally make DVDs and I guess most everyone I work with (via d
Re: CD for Windows on MAC OS X 10.6?
by Jeff Mueller 7 years ago
Thanks a million. I'll try this and get back...not quite ready for Toast as I already feel I have too much software, but that may be next, is it whole wheat Jeff Mueller www.ApertureVideos.com Santa B
How to shoot slow motion videos using Canon Vixia HV30?
by Shyam Prasad Kumpati 7 years ago
Hi, I want to shoot slow motion videos using my Canon Vixia HV30 camcorder. Can someone suggest me please Shyam
Re: How to shoot slow motion videos using Canon Vixia HV30?
by Jeff Mueller 7 years ago
Todd certainly knows this, but because I was a neophyte until very recently I'm going to repeat it here: the best trick with pro-sumer cameras (the Vixia, as nice as its images are, unfortunately isn'
Is the XLH1 Broadcast legal?
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
I've been asked about shooting a commercial for local cable and local broadcast TV. It's a long time since I've been in this world. Is it broadcast legal acceptable to shoot HDV If the station ends up
Re: Is the XLH1 Broadcast legal?
by Chris Dickinson 8 years ago
The simple answer is that it depends on the broadcaster. Every one has a different definition of what is acceptable. It tends to be that the more local smaller ones are more flexible than larger ones
battery charger prices
by Philip Fass 8 years ago
The charger that came with my Canon XL H1 is MIA. My replacement choices range from approx. $5.00 generics to mid-priced ($40.00 or so), up to the original Canon at over $100. What's the sweet spot he
Re: battery charger prices
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
Just as an FYI, I bought one of the ultra cheepo units to carry as a back-up and DC charger, it is the "Zeikos ZE-CH945 Battery Charger for Canon 945" http: www.amazon.com gp product B001T9N10C ref=os
Slow motion with a Prosumer camera and FCP7
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
I posed a similar question in the Canon Camera forum and Todd Terry gave me some good pointers, but I hope it's okay to ask it here as well for a broader perspective. This weekend I am shooting a spor
Re: Slow motion with a Prosumer camera and FCP7
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
Thanks, great information. I have to make do with the gear I've got, but I'm sure the results will be better for having asked the Cow. Jeff Mueller www.ApertureVideos.com Santa Barbara, CA
Best settings for slow motion XLH1?
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
This weekend I'm shooting some sports footage where the client has requested a lot of slow motion footage to mimic an NFL films look. I will be posting in Final Cut and am used to playing with speed t
Re: Best settings for slow motion XLH1?
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
Thanks Todd. I'll try that and see how slow we need to go. I hope to try some tests but time is running out. I do appreciate the response. Jeff Mueller www.ApertureVideos.com Santa Barbara, CA
What is a great camera mic?
by Ian Liuzzi-Fedun 8 years ago
I am looking for a great mic for my camera. I want to mount it to the shockmount or through a hot-shoe mount. I know mounting on the camera is not the best idea, but it is so much more conveinient to
Re: What is a great camera mic?
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
I have a Canon XL-H1 which has got to be similar to your XL1 mic wise. While not the ultimate option, at 5 feet my on camera stereo shotgun mic would do an admirable job. I once tried putting a Sennhe
ENG shooting?
by Ty Yachaina 8 years ago
Hi, Im just hearing this term "ENG shooting" a lot and I cant seem to discover what it is. Is it shooting directly onto a P2 Card, or Hi-Def shooting Sorry I'm a little behind the times here, haha. Ca
Re: ENG shooting?
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
ENG is Electronic News Gathering and is a very old term that dates to the transition from shooting news on 16mm film to using tape (first reel to reel, then U-matic, then Betacam, etc.). Things are ch
Not sure what to do... Please help
by Joe Severino 8 years ago
I am looking at getting a new video camera that shoots HD (I currently rent for all my HD needs) and can't decide to get a canon DSLR that shoots video or saving my $$ and getting a panasonic tapeless
Re: Not sure what to do... Please help
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
I haven't actually used one of the DSLRs, but I've been studying them and looking for an opportunity to rent one (Canon 5D Mk II or 7D). My impression (which isn't that different from Mark's) is that
Shooting in Columbia
by Tom Keith 8 years ago
Shooting in Bogota and Medellin, but mostly in very rural Columbia. Anybody ever shoot down there Safe Power issues
Re: Shooting in Columbia
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
PS: I should also point out that it is "Colombia" not "Columbia", it's good to spell the name correctly. Although the neighborhoods around Columbia in NYC can be pretty rough too...I know nothing abou
Prioritize my wish list
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
Hi: I have a new Event Video business, not strictly limited to events but my three gigs so far have all been weddings. I've actually been in the Film Video industry for a long time but am new to this
Re: Prioritize my wish list
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
Thanks for your words of encouragement, Jim. Your stuff looks nice, what do you shoot with I've felt like the second camera wasn't a top priority because it is possible to rent. Maybe not day of, but
DVD delivery to client-What do you use?
by Daniel Dunn 8 years ago
I would like some feedback on how people deliver DVD's to clients. Do you print on the DVD, and if so, what printer set up do you use Or do you use stick on labels Or do you just have another source d
Re: DVD delivery to client-What do you use?
by Jeff Mueller 8 years ago
Just throwing my 2 cents in here as I've been struggling with this issue too as a start up events business. Originally tried to use Lightscribe and that was terrible. Tried numerous brands of discs, d
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