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Kevin Raichl

Broadcast video producer
Member Since:
November 4th 2004
64 Posts
Location:
Bend, OR
FS7 settings for sunset shots
by Kevin Raichl 4 weeks ago
I am shooting a demo for a landscaper next week- a fabulous job that includes several waterfalls and extensive foliage and lighting. I plan to shoot the hour before and after sunset to get that "Golde
Re: FS7 settings for sunset shots
by Michael Slowe 3 weeks ago
Well, as long as there's no artificial light involved, I leave my setting on 5600Kelvin for sunsets and very carefully control the iris setting to get the desired effect. If you have a decent monitor
EI mode and green screen
by Kevin Raichl 11 months ago
I have a Sony FS7; getting ready to do a green screen shoot. Will I get a better key shooting SLog in EI mode, or standard Any recommended settings Kevin
Re: EI mode and green screen
by Blaise Douros 11 months ago
Whether you shoot in SLog shouldn't matter for your keying, as long as you're lighting the screen correctly. What you want to ask here is whether you need to do much grading after you pull your key. Y
clips end up darker in Editor than in cam
by Kevin Raichl 1 year ago
I have a Sony FS7- I'm noticing that when I shoot, and this is true in different setups, but mostly when I shoot in a Hypergamma 8 set up, the exposure looks good in the camera, but it is consistently
Re: clips end up darker in Editor than in cam
by Kevin Raichl 1 year ago
I had a chance to do the test using a color chart and surprise! They all matched perfectly. No change between the scope in the camera or in the editor. No change between the raw mxf files and pro rez.
aliasing or jitter onFS7 video
by Kevin Raichl 3 years ago
We just shot a new commercial, using the Sony FS7, shot in UHD, 29.97. We used Sony's Catalyst Browse to convert to ProRes 1920x1080, 29.97, as the local station isn't doing any 4K for awhile. The foo
Re: aliasing or jitter onFS7 video
by Kevin Raichl 3 years ago
Found the boatload, and now know what I'm dealing with. However, I didn't see anything that solved the problem. I have some solutions for future use, but a google search turned of nothing by way of an
Audio Drags on XDCAM video
by Kevin Raichl 4 years ago
Hi: I'm using FCP 7 to edit video we shot on XDCAM EX 1080p30 35mbs (variable). Our client sent us some footage shot on XDCAM HD422 1080p30 50mbs, and, for the life of me, I can't get the audio to sta
Re: Audio Drags on XDCAM video
by Kevin Raichl 4 years ago
Yep. I've been running FCP on Mavericks for several months now. No problems at all. Kevin
current audio/video compression for computer playback
by Kevin Raichl 5 years ago
HI: What's the current thinking for creating an h.264 file to playback on a Mac or PC While we follow YouTube's specs for uploading, many of our clients want to playback their videos off their compute
Re: current audio/video compression for computer playback
by Kevin Raichl 5 years ago
I have Compressor 3 and 4. Haven't used 4 much yet. I see an H.264 main and baseline profiles. What is the difference, and which do you recommend And for audio, 44.1 or 48kz Kevin
Extending Varicam
by Kevin Raichl 7 years ago
I have a tape based Varicam. It's been a great camera, and I spent a lot on it and the lens. I have newer stuff, too, but I'd like to extend the life of the Varicam, because it still makes great pictu
Re: Extending Varicam
by john sharaf 7 years ago
Hi Kevin, I know what you mean, I still have two Varicam 27F's (but rarely use them). The best choice amongst the many third-party digital recorders is the Sound Devices PIX 240. The main reasons bein
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Extending Varicam
by Kevin Raichl 7 years ago
I have a tape based Varicam. It's been a great camera, and I spent a lot on it and the lens. I have newer stuff, too, but I'd like to extend the life of the Varicam, because it still makes great pictu
Re: Extending Varicam
by john sharaf 7 years ago
Hi Kevin, I know what you mean, I still have two Varicam 27F's (but rarely use them). The best choice amongst the many third-party digital recorders is the Sound Devices PIX 240. The main reasons bein
Error code 1309
by Kevin Raichl 7 years ago
Hi there, was copying some P2 clips from one drive to another, when a promt came up that said "error code 1309". Anyone know what that means I can play the clip and it looks fine, but it won't copy. K
Re: Error code 1309
by Tom Matthies 7 years ago
How is your target drive formatted E=MC2+ -2db
Varicam scene files to HPX 170
by Kevin Raichl 8 years ago
Is it possible to plug in my scene files from my Varicam to use in my HPX 170 If so, how do I actually make a transfer from one camera to the other Kevin
Re: Varicam scene files to HPX 170
by Steve Eisen 8 years ago
No, you can not. You can try to manipulate the scene settings to get as close as possible. If you notice on Panasonic's website, there are different scene files for each individual camera. http: www.p
Difference in P2 cards
by Kevin Raichl 8 years ago
I need to buy a couple P2 cards for my HPX 170, but I don't get the different letter designations on the cards. There's an XG, an E series, R series, etc. Can someone explain Kevin
Re: Difference in P2 cards
by Kevin Raichl 8 years ago
Great Info! Thanks. Kevin
Up Rezzing Varicam
by Kevin Raichl 8 years ago
I have an older Varicam (HDC27fp) I've been using for some time. Since I do a lot of freelance corporate shoots around the Pacific NW, I'm now adding a DSLR and a little P2 either the 170 or the new 2
ISO settings
by Kevin Raichl 8 years ago
I am using an AF100 for the first time, and am a bit confused about the ISO settings. It's been a long time since I used any film or film-like cameras. I'm doing a corporate shoot, some talking heads
Re: ISO settings
by Joe Barta IV 8 years ago
I use ISO 400 when I'm doing interviews and have my own lighting. You could use ISO200, but with 400 you have to close down a couple of stops on the iris and that will give a little bit deeper depth o
HPX 170 on PC
by Kevin Raichl 8 years ago
I've been working with a client that has been giving me Sony HDV video he shot for some research he's doing on a product. I've edited what he shot, but working with the HDV has been difficult. I've be
Re: HPX 170 on PC
by Philip Merten 8 years ago
You can view P2 clips on PC with Panasonic's P2CMS software available for free at Panasonic's web site here: http: panasonic.com business provideo support resource-center software-downloads.asp cm_sp=
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Dionic 90 batteries
by Kevin Raichl 10 years ago
I've had a Varicam for close to 5 years, and I'm having to steadily replace the Dionoc 90's. Just had two fail about the same time, one new on 07. I went to Ebay to see if there were some available, a
Re: Dionic 90 batteries
by Kevin Raichl 10 years ago
Rathbone did do a good job the last time I had some rebuilt. The only problem was that it took six months to get the batteries back once I sent them in. Thanks for your input. Kevin Kevin
DVCPro HD codec, no alpha channel
by Kevin Raichl 13 years ago
Hi guys: I'm editing firewire-captured DVCPro HD footage from a Varicam for a series I'm working on. I don't understand the codec thing for After Effects movies. We use a lot of AE in our productions,
Re: DVCPro HD codec, no alpha channel
by Kevin Raichl 13 years ago
Hey, thanks for the input. That's what we're doing. I had hoped there might be some trick I didn't know about. Kevin
Correcting fleshtones
by Kevin Raichl 13 years ago
Hi there: I did a search on color correcting fleshtones, and found lots of help on general correcting, but nothing specific on faces. Is there someone with some thoughts on how to use the scopes and 3
Re: Correcting fleshtones
by Kevin Raichl 13 years ago
Thank you, gentlemen, for the fine advice. I now have a range in which to work. Kevin
DVC ProHD Frame Rate Converter
by Kevin Raichl 13 years ago
Hi there: I shot a bunch of stuff with the Varicam at 60 frames, intending to use the FRC to slow it down. However, when I try it, I get a prompt that says: "The selected media file: xxxxx cannot be p
Re: DVC ProHD Frame Rate Converter
by Jeremy Garchow 13 years ago
Reload the FRC from your 5.1 install disks (extras folder) and it should work. Jeremy
firewire problem with Panasonic 12ooa
by Kevin Raichl 13 years ago
i guys: I recently upgraded to FC 5.1 from 4.5. After working with it a few days, I discovered I can't get video into my Panasonic 1200a thru the firewire port as I could before. I can get video FROM
Re: firewire problem with Panasonic 12ooa
by Kevin Raichl 13 years ago
Walter: I've gone from bad to worse. I seached found a suggested fix. I dumped the quicktme receipts as specified, downloaded the new QT and reinstalled. Now when I do to audio video setting in FCP an
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