Lee Berger: Activity About Images

Producer/Director/Videographer/Editor, family man.
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Sony PXW FS5 Sporadic Video Level Changes in Premiere, SLog 2 and 3
by Lee Berger 4 years ago
I posted this on the Adobe and DV Info Forums, but have received little to no feedback so I thought I would mention it here. I've shot XAVC-L 1080 using SLog 2 and 3 gammas. Editing the XAVC-L nativel
Final Cut Pro X. Now What? Keycode Media - Video now online
by Craig Seeman 8 years ago
Final Cut Pro X. Now What Keycode Media - Video now online. Probably one of the most intelligent discussions by broadcast and feature film professionals about FCPX. Personally I am most impressed by M
Re: Final Cut Pro X. Now What? Keycode Media - Video now online
by Lee Berger 8 years ago
Glad to see they fixed the field order problem that plagued the live broadcast. Lee Berger www.leebergermedia.com
Watching the live key code panel. Anyone else?
by Chris Harlan 8 years ago
Watching the live key code panel. Anyone else
Re: Watching the live key code panel. Anyone else?
by Lee Berger 8 years ago
I also noticed what looked like improper field dominance. All of the movement was very jittery, and not the kind that comes from a reduced frame rate. Anybody else notice this Lee Berger www.leeberger
Has FCP X lost Batch Export as well?
by Nick ralph 8 years ago
is there a way to batch export sequences out of fcp x i used to use this all the time in FCP legacy versions, and now I am in the interface I can't find a way of doing it. Surely I don't have to highl
Re: Has FCP X lost Batch Export as well?
by Lee Berger 8 years ago
I'm assuming batch export went with the ability to select via in and out points what you want to export. Lee Berger www.leebergermedia.com
Color bars?
by Graham Dickinson 8 years ago
Did Apple not include bars and tone on fcpx If they are in the program can anybody tell me where to find them
Re: Color bars?
by Lee Berger 8 years ago
Why not open FCP 7 (for those who have it), go to the bars and tone generator, and export a clip in the size and frame rate you need. Import that into FCP X. :30 seconds at ProRes wouldn't take up tha
FCPX = Ampex Ace
by Chris Jacek 8 years ago
For those who remember editing in the pre-NLE days, I wondered if you agree with this simple analogy. The Ampex Ace was a powerful editing system, that was a bit quirky when compared with CMX, Sony, o
Re: FCPX = Ampex Ace
by Lee Berger 8 years ago
Unfortunately for us it was a bit farther off line. We edited cuts only 3 4 window dubs and then entered the in and out points for each edit into Edit Lister. We used two BVU-800's with Timecode recor
Allow me to introduce myself... and a bit of NLE history.
by David Lawrence 8 years ago
Hello Fellow FCP Enthusiasts, I've been a member of The COW Community since 2005 but only recently filled in my profile and started getting active in these forums. Nice to meet you all. By way of intr
Re: Allow me to introduce myself... and a bit of NLE history.
by Lee Berger 8 years ago
Around the same time I was a producer for an interactive media project at Florida State University. The delivery system consisted of Pioneer 12" laserdisc player controlled by the Apple IIGS with grap
FCP 7 Capture Issue
by Angela Gardner 10 years ago
Greetings, Am dealing with something I believe is rather unusual and was hoping for some help. We recently upgraded to FCP 7, and my project began in 7. I am straight capturing HDCam tapes to my syste
Re: FCP 7 Capture Issue
by Lee Berger 9 years ago
I'm having the same problem, but with DV capture over FireWire. New files resulting from TC breaks have the same durration as the original clip. Black fills in the rest of the clip's durration. Haven'
elegant transitions
by David Tannenbaum 9 years ago
silly question here: I am making PR piece that is supposed to be "classy" i've made the video B&W. It's talking heads speaking about how good the company is. I am asking for suggestions for conservati
Re: elegant transitions
by Lee Berger 9 years ago
Joe Paolo "When in doubt, there's nothing like the falling sheep wipe..." Oh Video Toaster...You served up so many elegant transitions 15 years ago (; Lee Berger www.leebergermedia.com
Unable to stripe only Audio to Beta
by Ilana Lakofski 9 years ago
Hi, I have FCP working with a Black MAgic card which is connected to my Beta SP. It all works fine except for when I want to stripe the Audio back to tape. It will not allow me to do so. It will only
Re: Unable to stripe only Audio to Beta
by Lee Berger 9 years ago
I would black the tape, then go back and do an audio insert edit. You can't stripe a tape with audio only. You have to record a video track, along the control (CTL) and timecode tracks. These are the
Print to tape - HDV footage to DV tape
by Miguel Rafael 9 years ago
Hello, I m a student from Portugal, and i've filmed a short-cut with the Sony Z1 in HDV 1080i50 and edited in final cut pro 7. The problem is that my teachers want the short-cut printed to a DV tape a
Re: Print to tape - HDV footage to DV tape
by Lee Berger 9 years ago
Yes you can output HDV via firewire to DV but the quality is quite poor and no good for final output.
Final cut capturing to separate clips?
by Thomas Morter-Laing 9 years ago
Hi there, I'm trying to capture a clip from a tape in one go into ONE clip, at the moment final cut is automatically splitting it into separate clips. I find this weird as well because in the user pre
Re: Final cut capturing to separate clips?
by Lee Berger 9 years ago
That's right. Even is you deselect the checkbox for new clip on start stop. Lee Berger www.leebergermedia.com
Image off a DVD video file not subclipping
by Chris Guevarra 10 years ago
I'm trying to subclip a video clip on Final Cut from a DVD I cracked (don't worry, it's my own personal portfolio DVD and not a copyrighted one) but it's not allowing me to. Anyone have any ideas Than
Re: Image off a DVD video file not subclipping
by Lee Berger 10 years ago
You're welcome Chris. I'm glad I had the answer. Lee Lee Berger www.leebergermedia.com
Interesting Compressor Message
by Lee Berger 10 years ago
This is not a big issue, merely an annoyance. Lately when I start Compressor for the first time each day I get the following message: The last Compressor batch was submitted by a different user. This
Re: Interesting Compressor Message
by Lee Berger 10 years ago
Thanks John. I think running Compressor Repair caused the problem for both Rafael and me. Rafael Amador "I ran "Compressor Repair' and after I've got that message." Unfortunately his suggestion about
io SDI connection to DSR45 deck
by Jim McNally 14 years ago
I have been researching the setup of an AJA io box and have a couple of question that hopefully someone can help me with. I downloaded the manual and there is a setup diagram that shows SDI connectors
Re: io SDI connection to DSR45 deck
by Lee Berger 11 years ago
jose pantin "I always have admire how you estadounidenses are so willing to help other people. In some other places, enven in Europe, people are VERY jelous." De Nada :)Lee Berger www.leebergermedia.
selected font displays as some other font
by Rob Dunford 11 years ago
I wanted to use a particular font 'Corsiva Hebrew' in a project. I imported it from my Powerbook to the font folder, but when I use it in the project it displays as another font. Looking at it in 'vie
Re: selected font displays as some other font
by Lee Berger 11 years ago
I had this same problem and I believe the solution was to be sure the font is available to all users, not just the home user (or maybe it was the other way around). Check your home folder's library fo
sending to motion something that was already done in motion
by Levan Bakhia 12 years ago
OK, here is a situation, so in FCP 2 i did my edit, and I selected one part of it and send it to motion, did some effects, saved it there, and so in FC timeline after rendering I see the result, this
Re: sending to motion something that was already done in motion
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
Thanks. I get it now.Lee Berger www.leebergermedia.com
HEEEELP! How much can motion handle
by Nick Franco 12 years ago
Hi Guys just to get tech system spec out of the way i have a Mac Pro Quad with 5 gig of Ram, ATI X1900 XT graphics card, and Kona LHE with a 4.5 TB sonnet tempo zero raided e sata raid array (10 500gi
Re: HEEEELP! How much can motion handle
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
Specialcase, Could Nick benefit from more RAM What role does the video ram on his graphics card play Could it be that his project might be too macho for Motion Lee Berger www.leebergermedia.com
Any tutorials out for this??? 3D look from photos
by Mark_Crownover 12 years ago
Hi all, I am intrigued by how you are doing these amazing looking 3D on still photos. I have read something about an entire movie that was done in this way too, but have not yet seen it. How would you
Re: Any tutorials out for this??? 3D look from photos
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
Over at Ken Stone's site http: www.kenstone.net fcp_homepage fcp_homepage_index.html there is a movie tutorial from Ripple that shows how to use Photoshop to isolate a object from the background. For
Adjusting Video Input sign
by Mark Griesbauer 12 years ago
Hi and sorry for the easy question...but how do you adjust the Hue and saturation w the AJA IO LA The sliders the these controls are greyed out in FC so I'm guessing I have to adjust with the AJA IO L
Re: Adjusting Video Input sign
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
I don't know why you lost deck control. Try turning IO off and on. On the levels issues thing you might consider is borrowing the scope to set your input levels correctly for color bars. You could the
FCP 6 Happy Factor with AJA Io?
by Steve Martin 12 years ago
Hi All, I'm thinking of upgrading to the new Final Cut Studio and wanted to see i anyone has experienced any issues that I should be aware of with the Io and or Kona3. I have two suites: MacPro w AJA
Re: FCP 6 Happy Factor with AJA Io?
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
FCP 6 and Io working well on my system. See my earlier post about HD to SD playback. http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 150 857018 Lee Berger www.leebergermedia.com
FCP 6.1, HDV and Io
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
I just upgraded to Final Cut Studio 2 today and discovered something interesting. I'm now able to play out an HDV Sequence to my SD NTSC monitor via the Io. In 5.1.4 Io would pass the signal, but upda
Re: FCP 6.1, HDV and Io
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
I agree. AJA is a first rate company with outstanding customer support. If Color were capable of accessing Io, AJA would support it.Lee Berger www.leebergermedia.com
Levels change when using Witness Protection
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
I've been using the Witness Protection filter in Boris Continuum 4.0 for FCP 5.1.4. It works very well except for a change in levels when the effect is applied. I split the clip (using the razor tool)
Level Change Work Around
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
For those interested, a work around is to apply a BCC Safe Colors filter (under BCC 4 Color Blurs) to the incoming clip which will match the levels and is a relatively quick render. In the meantime Bo
Upgraded to FCP 6.0 and all my Boris Effects disappeared
by dmichael 12 years ago
Hello, I hope someone can please help me out. We just bought Final Cut Studio 2.0 and upgraded our editing station to FCP 6.0, but after doing so all our Boris effects (Continuum Complete 4.0 & Final
Re: Upgraded to FCP 6.0 and all my Boris Effects disappeared
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
Doren, Were you able to resolve your issue Thanks, LeeLee Berger www.leebergermedia.com
Any way to do spell correction in Title 3D within FCP ?
by Dan Riley 12 years ago
Any utilities or any way to do this It SURE would be a great addition to the product from Boris if there isn't a way to do it now. Thanks, Dan
Re: Any way to do spell correction in Title 3D within FCP ?
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
I cut and paste into TextEdit which has built in spell checking. Sometimes I compose my titles in TextEdit or MSWord and then paste into Boris.
PICT Files Won't Import
by aurien 12 years ago
As a new Boris user I am stumbling over a few things. The first tutorial involves importing some PICT files from the supplied folder. When I try to import them (click on V1, navigate to the files) onl
Re: PICT Files Won't Import
by Lee Berger 12 years ago
I'm glad it worked out.
HDV playing problem
by Meeroo Sareew 13 years ago
People on FCP forum told me that Canon have a problem with "proprietary HDV format" which can be only played on Canon cameras. I wanna buy XH-A1 so I wonder is that true Some ppl say that is only in 2
Re: HDV playing problem
by Lee Berger 13 years ago
A client of mine shot 60i with the H2 and we tried unsuccessfully to play it on Sony's HVRM25U HDV deck. We had to use his H2 to capture the footage. Lee Berger www.leebergermedia.com
COW Reviews: Adobe Soundbooth, a first look
by COW Articles 13 years ago
CreativeCOW's Tim Wilson has offered COW members a first look at the new Adobe Soundbooth. In this article, Tim talks with Hart Shafer, the Sr. Product Manager of Audio Products at Adobe. Together, th
Re: COW Reviews: Adobe Soundbooth, a first look
by Lee Berger 13 years ago
Could this be the first of many OS X programs not offered as a Universal application and written only for Intel Macs Fellow Power PC users, save up your money as your mighty G-5's maly quickly become
Capture Problems XL-H1 in DV SD mode
by Lee Berger 13 years ago
I shot with the XL H1 in DV SD mode. When attempting to capture into Final Cut Pro using my DSR-1500A (DVCam deck) I kept getting an error message saying that there was something wrong with the data o
Re: Capture Problems XL-H1 in DV SD mode
by Lee Berger 13 years ago
Thanks Daniel, I'm going to guess that the Canon is out of spec as I don't have any problems with DV and DVCam tapes from the other camcorders I mentioned in my original post. As the H1 is less than a
Opening RED 3 with RED 4
by Bill Portune 13 years ago
I have numerous FCP projects with RED 3 effects and transitions, does anyone know of a way to have them open into RED 4 I tried just deleting the RED 3 plugins, but I just got the message the 3 plugin
Re: Opening RED 3 with RED 4
by Lee Berger 13 years ago
Try reinstalling your Red 3 plugins. You can have both available.
Boris Red 4.0 works with AJA Io for previews
by Lee Berger 13 years ago
I discovered that Red 4 works with Io. You can choose the Io in the Red 4.0 Preview preference pane and display the output on your NTSC monitor. You can select Auto Update Monitor from the Preview men
Re: Boris Red 4.0 works with AJA Io for previews
by Boris Yamnitsky 13 years ago
Thanks for sharing this with the forum. If you are on a Mac, RED should be working with all QuickTime compatible capture cards firewire devices for preview since it's going through QT to display the i
HVX 200 Viewfinder
by Lee Berger 13 years ago
I recently shot with this camera and had trouble with the viewfinder. It doesn't tilt down. I'm 5'8" tall and have to stand on my tiptoes or a box to look in the viewfinder. A friend says there is a f
Re: HVX 200 Viewfinder
by Lee Berger 13 years ago
actually I was thinking more of some stilts that dry wall installers use :)
motion is a big pile of crap
by chris lambert 13 years ago
I can never get an alpha channel out of this piece of junk. it always renders a straight alpha channel no matter what settings I use. for image sequences it doesn't even render an alpha even though i
Re: motion is a big pile of crap
by Lee Berger 13 years ago
Yes, I'm working in DV so in the project preferences the field order is set to "lower."
Apple releases OS 10.4.5 update
by Tony! Hulette 14 years ago
As usual, backup to another drive before running the update (if possible). Always repair your permissions and startup drive using Disk Utility or other software like DiskWarrior before, and again afte
Re: Apple releases OS 10.4.5 update
by Lee Berger 14 years ago
So far seems to be working fine. A few "unexpected quits," but no more than with the previous version. Applications run: Final Cut Pro 5.x Motion 2 DVD Studio Pro 4 Compressor 2 I-Tunes (latest versio
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