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John Mayer

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July 26th 2012
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View Comp While Painting?
by Alex Smith 12 years ago
Hi all- this seems like a REALLY simple question to me, but I promise I have spent hours scouring the web and Adobe's Help and don't have an answer yet, so thanks in advance for your time. THE QUESTIO
Re: View Comp While Painting?
by John Mayer 1 year ago
If you still looking for a way, my method is not as direct, but a fine alternative. You lock the panel edit you are working on and move the painting window as another window side by side. You'll still
Essential Title
by Eric Merklein 2 years ago
In the old Pro title tool I could create, lets say a red arrow, put it in my time line and move it around adding key frames as I go. That red arrow would be saved in my projects bin, so if I wanted to
Re: Essential Title
by John Mayer 2 years ago
Essential is a terrible train wreck in the making. You can however use the legacy titler, or use alternatively After effects on dynamic link. I prefer the second option.
a faster way to create proxies on a current project?
by John Mayer 2 years ago
The way it work, it seems that PP wants you to create proxies when you did not started the project yet. I find that it is kinda impossible to do as I never know what footage I need in my cuts. Once my
Re: a faster way to create proxies on a current project?
by John Mayer 2 years ago
that's sounds an excellent idea. Thanks! I'll go try that.
How do I stabilize brightness + contrast in Premiere Pro CC?
by Elliot Robinson 2 years ago
Hi! So I have a video (https: youtu.be 9K3Hwk5G5_E) in which the brightness and contrast seem to change. I can see roughly when the changes occur with lumetri scopes open (https: youtu.be 3aKxpyXo7oE)
Re: How do I stabilize brightness + contrast in Premiere Pro CC?
by John Mayer 2 years ago
This is what auto exposure do to you. Next time try to shoot with auto off But I hear you, sometimes you don't have the necessary equipment or you see something and need to shoot fast on the go. lucki
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.
Morph Cut always causes "Error compiling movie. Unknown error." Anybody have a fix?
by Matt Orfalea 3 years ago
I have the latest version of Premiere. Tried restarting, cleaning disk cache. Only way to get a successful export is to delete the morph dissolves. Wish there was a way to export video with them thoug
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Re: Morph Cut always causes "Error compiling movie. Unknown error." Anybody have a fix?
by John Mayer 3 years ago
Had the same issue. Is it in a Nested layer , the only fix was to bake the effects and the nested clip into a rendered clip and perform the morph cut into the new footage.
PRO TIP: Convert Your Footage
by Dan DeStefano 3 years ago
I've been wondering why Premiere runs so slowly on my top-of-the-line iMac. Last week, I used Final Cut Pro 7 again and was blown away with how quickly I could scrub through footage. Fast forward to y
Re: PRO TIP: Convert Your Footage
by John Mayer 3 years ago
I recently learned to convert my DSLR footage into Cineform FS2 codecs 12bits for post preparation. It also help to reduce banding and allow you to work more with Lumetri filters without revealing too
Converting DSLR 8bits to 10 bits technique for preparing post
by John Mayer 3 years ago
Hi, I am trying to do this technique this guy show on his channel https: vimeo.com 19908622 this look to be a great solution for high profile CC, however I don't have the tools he got. I have Neat Vid
Re: Converting DSLR 8bits to 10 bits technique for preparing post
by John Mayer 3 years ago
thanks, however I'm on PC, seems like 5DtoRGB is only for mac. Meanwhile I found out that Adobe kinda come with Cineform itself. By using the Gopro Cineform codec Quality 5 is equivalent to Film Scan
Need insight about internal effect vs Post effect
by John Mayer 3 years ago
I do a lot of Lightroom and Premiere with my Canon. But there's one thing I am not sure is setting my internal effects. It is suggested that to have the best for post is to have the most neutral setti
My SL1 clips has excessive red channel? or is it a common problem?
by John Mayer 4 years ago
I noticed that my Sl1 picks up a huge amount of red signal channel, way above 100 IRE in my video editor. That happen a lot when for example I film red cars, or people with red shirts. I think the yel
Re: My SL1 clips has excessive red channel? or is it a common problem?
by John Mayer 4 years ago
Ah yes. I think you are right, I've read this somewhere that the external boxes after the line are indeed the NTSC safes. And if I look closer to the FCPX vectorscope, the boxes distance matches the o
Correcting a DSLR clip with an overexposed channel?
by John Mayer 4 years ago
I got a bunch of clips with a lot of reds bleeding over 100 IRE. I try to fix this with RGB curves but it very difficult without moving every channel. The clips are not too bad, the channels IRE signa
fixing bad frames/dropped frames with a morphing technique?
by John Mayer 4 years ago
I look for a simple solution to fix bad frames in clips that has dropped frames or tearing. I cut the bad frames manually, but I'm out of ideas how to make my workflow better. All I want is to create
Anyone can recommend me a good reading/tutorial about color correction and color grading?
by John Mayer 4 years ago
I've been into color correcting for a little while, but I still find my skills stagnant. I recently had the pleasure to play with the new Adobe Lumetri settings. However, I find it a bit confusing. I'
Re: Anyone can recommend me a good reading/tutorial about color correction and color grading?
by John Mayer 4 years ago
Indeed I'm on 2015. There's lack of documentation about the changes from the old vectors scopes and the new one I can't grasp. There was a IRE 7.5 switch on the older one that doesn't show in the new
Mocha import/export. Is sequential files is the only way to go for flawless import?
by John Mayer 4 years ago
I realized that when I imported QT movies inside Mocha, they messed up with color space. After few experiments, I realized that converting my movie to DPX or TIFF sequences, was the only way to go if
does yourube support 10 bits color depth with h264 codec?
by John Mayer 4 years ago
I often publish videos with color grading and vignettes but i havent found the way to export video with 10 bits per channel. Resulting that i have very bad bandings in few shots. Any ideas
Technique to remove lens vignetting in a clip with mocha?
by John Mayer 4 years ago
hello, I am using mocha to stabilize a shot in a clip, but the lens vignetting as a result is moving around inside the footage. I'm trying to find a way to remove lens vignetting in my footage so I ma
Re: Technique to remove lens vignetting in a clip with mocha?
by John Mayer 4 years ago
Do I need a specific filter to remove the vignette I know that in Lightroom I can remove it by selecting my lens model and LR will take care of it, but I think it doesn't work for clips.
Create a camera with camera tracker, keep the layer 3d planes fit as a 2D
by John Mayer 4 years ago
Hello, I am facing a problem, I want to create a camera tracker and a camera, but I want the layer planes to remain flat on screen while they are 3D objects . What I want to do is to make a transition
Re: Create a camera with camera tracker, keep the layer 3d planes fit as a 2D
by Walter Soyka 4 years ago
You might try my script keen-3dLayerTools link . It has a feature which promotes a 2D layer to 3D, preserving its apparent size and position. Walter Soyka Designer & Mad Scientist at Keen Live link Mo
Was there a tab where I could preview font animation?
by John Mayer 5 years ago
I have been out of touch about handling fonts in AE. Today I wanted to try some animations and I tried to find that window that let you preview an animation preset. I just can't remember how or where.
Re: Was there a tab where I could preview font animation?
by Richard Garabedain 5 years ago
its in photoshop, not after effects. Oh ya, bridge does still has one reason to use it.
How to move mask paths over several keyframes all at once?
by John Mayer 5 years ago
I'm trying to pull a mask from a position, but unfortunately the other keyframes doesn't follow and keep morphing to the original state of the next keyframe. Is there a way to make the keyframe follow
Re: How to move mask paths over several keyframes all at once?
by John Mayer 5 years ago
I ended up with a different strategy since this one obviously was doomed to not work. At the end, I just made the mask animation, then move with the shape anchor point. Was less tedious than I thought
What's wrong with this expression?
by John Mayer 7 years ago
temp = thisComp.layer("Null 11").transform.position 0 ; temp, temp thisComp.layer("Null 11").transform.position 1 I try to link with the pickwip the position of X and Y of a comp to a null object and
Re: What's wrong with this expression?
by John Mayer 7 years ago
You are right, I've been picking the wrong data! I needed to pickwip the word position instead. Totally forgot that *shame* thanks!
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