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Les Wilson

Member Since:
November 17th 2006
31 Posts
Upgrading from twin HD displays. Anyone using curved ultra wide 21:9 monitor?
by Les Wilson 3 months ago
It's 2018. Not finding critical reviews of these for editing. I'm concerned that the distortion from the curve will make it hard to get graphics to line up or deal with the horizon Ergonomic advantage
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Re: Upgrading from twin HD displays. Anyone using curved ultra wide 21:9 monitor?
by Les Wilson 3 months ago
UPDATE: According to Dell, the U3818DW is not compatible with what they refer to as "Non-standard hardware and proprietary software". They made it clear they only test on Windows. I'm on my own with a
Sony Content Browser 2 doesn't work with new MAC OS 10.12.4 update....Update
by Bill Griffin 1 year ago
Hello all.... Any update on this issue I still use Content Browser to transcode raw BPAV files into .mov for Final Cut Pro. But I do need to update my Mac, but I don't want to loose the use of CB2, as
Re: Sony Content Browser 2 doesn't work with new MAC OS 10.12.4 update....Update
by Les Wilson 4 months ago
UPDATE: It's a bug in Catalyst Browse. As we all know, XDCAM creates the BPAV folder structure for everything. You have to drag drop the second file into the BPAV folder (unlike Content Browser that's
Zylight Z90 - Disappointed on three fronts
by Jon Roemer 8 years ago
I just bought three Zylight Z90's and I'm very disappointed. 1. The Zylight Accessory Adapter is virtually impossible to get on and off the Z90. I put one on all the way and I had to use pliers to get
Re: Zylight Z90 - Disappointed on three fronts
by Les Wilson 6 years ago
I just purchased a Z90 from B&H. It's completely silent.
Can't get reflection to work in Motion 4
by Les Wilson 7 years ago
I've followed the various tutorials here and elsewhere but no matter what I do, the text object I create does not reflect on the solid color object I create and place underneath the text object. Attac
Re: Can't get reflection to work in Motion 4
by Brendan Gibbons 7 years ago
Hi Les, It looks like from your screenshot you have tried to create the perspective of the black banner behind your text using the Four Corner controls. What you need to do is take your solid black la
Idiot Proof
by Brent Dunn 8 years ago
I had a 6 camera concert shoot recently. One of my camera guys was supposed to film some B-Roll crowd shots prior to the featured band. I had 2 SxS cards set aside for the main band for him to use. I
Re: Idiot Proof
by Les Wilson 8 years ago
I have used high density 3 inch furniture foam under each tripod leg to great effect in attenuating floor vibrations. YMMV. Your point about affecting storage is a good one. I would not expect a probl
XDCAM-EX to DV (Need Opinion)
by Chris Babbitt 8 years ago
I have a client bringing me a 2-camera project to edit. One camera is DVCAM and the other is XDCAM-EX. So, I intend to edit in a DV sequence. Are there any opinions on whether I should transcode the E
Re: XDCAM-EX to DV (Need Opinion)
by Les Wilson 8 years ago
If you read up on this, the consensus is to use a workflow that has FCP do the scaling from HD to DV. I experimented with various approaches and concluded that's the best approach. Rafael's approach i
Best converter for 3 hour VHS to DVD using mac?
by Olly Lawer 8 years ago
Was going to use DVD maker 2, but heard it drops frames and has audio syncing issues. Never done this before, so in laymans terms, what do I need to do and what software adapter do I need to burn to d
Re: Best converter for 3 hour VHS to DVD using mac?
by Les Wilson 8 years ago
If you have a video camera that you use with your Macbook, then as has been said, dub the VHS to your camera and then capture to your computer as usual. Some cameras allow play-thru and you can then s
Limitations of SxS-1 Cards
by Michael Moser 8 years ago
What are the limitations of the 64g SxS-1 cards as opposed to the SxS Pro cards. I don't believe SxS Pro cards are available in 64g, are they Thanks, Michael Moser
Re: Limitations of SxS-1 Cards
by Les Wilson 8 years ago
The SxS technology, like any SSD based technology, lasts but a certain amount of time as measured by reading, writing, formatting etc. According to Sony the SxS-1 won't last as long as the Pro model.
Sony EX3 not downloading to NEXTO portable drive
by Roy Stewart 8 years ago
I have a Sony EX3 and recently purchased a NEXTO portable drive - but I cannot get the EX3 to see the NEXTO via the usb connection. When I connect the same camera to my MAC to copy the video footage i
Re: Sony EX3 not downloading to NEXTO portable drive
by Les Wilson 8 years ago
According to the NexTo site, it's supposed to work by connecting the camera to the device via the USB. From their site for the NexTo Video Storage model: "With NEXTO Video Storage, you simply connect
Shooting sunrise
by Bob Mark 8 years ago
Hello everyone. Can you offer EX1 camera setting suggestions for shooting sunrise in real time Thanks.
Re: Shooting sunrise
by Les Wilson 8 years ago
The EX series has built in time lapse and long shutter that should be useful when the sun is just at first light. Also, I believe the EX's TLCS can help you by adjusting the exposure as it gets bright
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