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Luke Ogden

Member Since:
April 3rd 2009
82 Posts
Location:
London
50p at 50% speed, judders in 25p timeline
by Luke Ogden 3 years ago
Hi all, I've been scratching my head all day on this one. It's a workflow that I've done many times before successfully, but for some reason wont work this time. -Acquisition media is 1080 50p XAVC-S
Re: 50p at 50% speed, judders in 25p timeline
by Luke Ogden 3 years ago
Opening the file in QuickTime and bringing up the inspector indicates 50p also, one possible culprit is that I recorded at a shutter of 1 30th, less than should technically possible at 50fps, this was
Advice on improving my archive solution
by Luke Ogden 3 years ago
Hi folks, I'm looking for a little advice on how to improve my hard drive-based archive system, and make it a little more robust and (if possible) simpler. At present, when a project is finished and c
Re: Advice on improving my archive solution
by Luke Ogden 3 years ago
I'm working with the trail of Chronosync to get my backup hard drive pairs synced. So far the software seems intuitive. Can anyone shed any light on why my old workflow was was "unreliable" or "incomp
Dual Unit Audio Syncing
by Luke Ogden 3 years ago
Hi folks, I've just finished a job shooting four days with dual system acquisition, I'm looking for an efficient workflow of syncing up all of my clips with the relevant audio stems in Final Cut Pro.
Re: Dual Unit Audio Syncing
by Luke Ogden 3 years ago
For what it's worth I think I've found the solution to my workflow problem: a 150 app called Sync-N-Link I also came across this solution for doing manual synchronising clip-by-clip and keeping things
Footage import bypass camera archive
by Luke Ogden 3 years ago
I like to keep all camera media outside of the project Library and have FCPX make proxies for me inside the library upon import. The purpose being I can take my Library on an external and have a small
Re: Footage import bypass camera archive
by Jeremy Garchow 3 years ago
If it's h264 fcpx should read it. It can read m2t mts MXF and others. You can get the files out of AVCHD but you have to copy them out. X wants to rewrap as it will join spanned clips (clips over 2 or
Exporting to VHS tape
by Luke Ogden 5 years ago
Hi folks, I've got a project coming with a slightly unorthodox pipeline: Prores acquisition and edit print out the locked timeline to VHS capture the VHS back into Premiere. The idea is to 'flavour' o
Re: Exporting to VHS tape
by Luke Ogden 5 years ago
Shane Ross "Might be a lot better to get a BlackMagic Design product, so that you can output directly to VHS, and have the card downconvert an HD signal if that's what you are playing out." Ok I see,
Recovering a Project File
by Luke Ogden 5 years ago
Hi Guys, In a moment of carelessness I've accidentally deleted the most recent version of a project I've been working on. All the auto saves and project files are gone. I have all the raw assets and a
Strange dark green crash/error frames
by Luke Ogden 6 years ago
I'm doing some rotto work and as i'm going through frame by frame random frames just come up dark green. I might happen one time on a particular frame and then not the next on the same frame. Needless
Re: Strange dark green crash/error frames
by Luke Ogden 5 years ago
exactly I been on CC for sometime now and haven't experience the issue again since. 27" iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7, 16GB 1333 MHz DDR3, OS X 10.9.1 Adobe CC Suite
Relinking AVCHD messes up timings and sync
by Luke Ogden 5 years ago
I began a project the road on my laptop. On returning to the studio, the project (and all assets) were moved onto our RAID and relinked. Premiere CC's new relink dialog did a great job of loacting all
Re: Relinking AVCHD messes up timings and sync
by Luke Ogden 5 years ago
thanks Vincent, that definitely sounded like the right solution but I haven't been able to make it work. Whether I tick the box or not I'm confronted with the same issue and a squence that bares no re
Can Pluraleyes add an additional discrete stereo track instead of replacing audio?
by Luke Ogden 5 years ago
I've been shooting a load of single camera interviews with a pretty common set up; 5DmkII with VideoMic Pro for good reference audio then a lav mic going into the Zoom H4n. I'm able to get the two syn
Workflow for 1DC 4k files in After Effects
by Luke Ogden 5 years ago
I'm trying to work out the workflow for a project I just finished shooting on the 1DC. I've transcoded the 4k files to ProRes 422 and also made ProRes LT 1080 proxies. The project includes a load of m
Re: Workflow for 1DC 4k files in After Effects
by Luke Ogden 5 years ago
Thanks, good to know. 27" iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7, 16GB 1333 MHz DDR3, OS X 10.9.1 Adobe CC Suite
External hard drive(s) causing Kernel Panic since RAID setup.
by Luke Ogden 6 years ago
Hi all, I recently tried setting up a RAID 1 mirrored set of drives to use as an archive for my video work, I used two brand new 3TB Seagate Baracuda SATA drives plugged 'bare' into a Startech dock ht
Re: External hard drive(s) causing Kernel Panic since RAID setup.
by Luke Ogden 6 years ago
So I spoke with Startech, the manufacturer of the dock today and there technical advisor informed me that this particular dock doesn't support Apple RAID 1 software configuration. So as you rightly su
Syncing a multicam with broken takes
by Luke Ogden 6 years ago
I've got a two-angle interview shot on a fs700 and a 5D. naturally the 5D had to stop every 12 minutes so Ideally I'd like to get a multicam that can treat the broken up takes of the 5D as an angle wi
Re: Syncing a multicam with broken takes
by Roel Bus 6 years ago
Luke, A workaround could be this: sync your long clip with the first 5D clip, open that multiclip in the timeline, and then lay the other clips over the first clip in that sequence. Unfortunately you
RAID 1 Archive: software vs hardware
by Luke Ogden 6 years ago
I'm currently in the process of setting up a strategy to archive finished projects. It's early days and I feel like waiting a few years before adopting a 'proper' LTO or ODA strategy so for now I inte
Re: RAID 1 Archive: software vs hardware
by Luke Ogden 6 years ago
Ok so a simple hard drive enclosure setup as RAID 1 with disk utility it is. Anyone have any recommendations for brands models preferably with tool less HDD bays The one I just sent back really wasn't
Copy & Paste Transitions in PPro CS6
by Michael Drolet 6 years ago
It's funny, according to Adobe, you can cut and paste transitions.... but I sure can't do it. Anyone have any luck with this Here's the link with instructions (which don't work in CS6): http: help.ado
Re: Copy & Paste Transitions in PPro CS6
by Luke Ogden 6 years ago
Chris Tompkins "Move cursor to the cut or other trans. and paste." Just as a little side note, its actually the Current Time Indicator you need to be over the targeted cut, NOT the cursor.
is there a solution to turn my Promise thunderbolt RAID into a SAN/Server?
by Luke Ogden 6 years ago
I'm try to see if there is a way I can make my current media storage drive (Promise thunderbolt R4) accessible by more than one user. Ideally it would be available to about four users simultaneously,
Re: is there a solution to turn my Promise thunderbolt RAID into a SAN/Server?
by Steve Higdon 6 years ago
Andrew Richards "SANmp is used for fibre channel storage area networks (SAN). SANmp manages volume locking so that multiple users of the same fibre channel RAID do not stomp on each others storage tr
Importing my Premiere Keyboard layout into FCP
by Luke Ogden 6 years ago
Hi All, I'm finding my self using Premiere more and more these days and since I use Ae a load too, I've forced my self to forget all the FCP shortcuts and learn Premiere's. I know Premiere lets you us
Best Multicam sequence + Dynamic Link After Effects + Speedgrade Workflow/Best Practice
by Luke Ogden 6 years ago
Hi folks, I have a music video that I've just locked picture on and I'm about to do a VFX and Coloring 'pass' for. The last section of the music video I cut using the Multicam feature as it was a danc
Re: Best Multicam sequence + Dynamic Link After Effects + Speedgrade Workflow/Best Practice
by Luke Ogden 6 years ago
Thanks Alex, I think option 2 sounds slightly more appealing. It's a shame because I'm sure in FCP there was a collapse multicam function that did exactly this but hey-hoy, still learning about the pr
Flicker reduce for FS-700 footage
by Luke Ogden 7 years ago
Hi All, I have some 200fps footage that is suffering from quite a lot of flicker. FS-700 flicker example I've tried Brois FX's flicker fixer, which gave reasonable satisfactory results but I don't own
Re: Flicker reduce for FS-700 footage
by Marco Cogumelo 5 years ago
https: vimeo.com 80187743 or http: www.beachfrontbroll.com 2013 06 dealing-with-light-flicker-while.html
Media corrupted during back-up, recovery advice needed
by Luke Ogden 7 years ago
Hi Folks, I was in the process of backing up a big three-day-shoot project, I was essentially copying over the entire Final Cut Scratch disk (Final Cut "Event", im in fcpx) and project files to anothe
Re: Media corrupted during back-up, recovery advice needed
by Luke Ogden 7 years ago
I don't own nor I have I used Disk Warrior but I'm willing to give it a go and buy it if it may mean getting the footage back. Are the results likely to be better than with the Disk Drill utility I us
CS6 8 Channel output assignment (do they have to be paired?)
by Luke Ogden 7 years ago
It appears that although premiere can export 8 Channels they aren't wholly independent, it seems they have to be paired; 1+2, 3+4, 5+6, 7+8 etc. I need to split them in order to deliver an 8 channel M
Re: CS6 8 Channel output assignment (do they have to be paired?)
by Luke Ogden 7 years ago
Thanks Kenny, But I'm not sure thats the problem, I have my clips in the timeline and split over mono tracks, theres actually no audio in the "Voiceover" track but because of the way its set to map ou
Auto Orient Y-Only Issues
by Luke Ogden 7 years ago
Auto Orient Carousel I know Its been asked before but im having issues and havent yet found a solution. I've made a carousel style animation (please see video) and used auto Orient to get the layers t
Re: Auto Orient Y-Only Issues
by Luke Ogden 7 years ago
This seems to have solved it. Thanks Gents
Setting up an edit suite for FCPX
by Luke Ogden 7 years ago
Greetings all, I like many have found myself doing a bit of NLE soul searching this past year (or since learning there wouldn't be a FCP 8) and for better or worse my go to everyday editor will be FCP
Re: Setting up an edit suite for FCPX
by Luke Ogden 7 years ago
Thanks guys, I've seen the pegasus Thunderbolt RAID's before, they look great and very future proof. The toaster drive mounter sounds like a great way to manage my archiving and "recall" a project whe
XDCAM Transfer software can see/transfer one VERY important clip.
by Luke Ogden 8 years ago
Hi there, Had a shoot this weekend and i was using the SONY EX3, all went well apart form one crucial thing: one of the clips I shot (a 25 minute interview) won't display in XDCAM transfer for me to t
Re: XDCAM Transfer software can see/transfer one VERY important clip.
by Luke Ogden 8 years ago
Good to know, sounds like one software to do it all would be a lot simpler. or even if they just had a plugin so it worked in Log and Transfer right within FCP, like the P2 and canon ones. so what is
Many different Formats, frame sizes, frame rates. in one timeline
by Luke Ogden 8 years ago
Hey everyone, So for a new project I'm asking people to send me footage so I can cut together a montage of it all. I've specified a minimum resolution of 704x576 (PAL 16:9) and asked for no .wmv files
Re: Many different Formats, frame sizes, frame rates. in one timeline
by Chris Tompkins 8 years ago
Dreaming, If you have other professional compression software like Episode, you can queue up many files for compression, using a preset, it is quick and painless. Chris Tompkins Video Atlanta LLC
Advice for Large AE project with hand made assets.
by Luke Ogden 8 years ago
Hey guys, The Project is an animated music video using mainly hand painted assets, i've setup a camera rig using Andrew Devis 3 part tutorial "animating a camera" which will follow the animating asset
Re: Advice for Large AE project with hand made assets.
by Luke Ogden 8 years ago
The storyboards are done, 1553_largestoryboards.pdf.zip they're not exactly conventional, but give quite a good idea of how the shots will go from one to the other and the timings. In the past my use
Washed/dripping away animation
by Luke Ogden 8 years ago
Hi guys, I'm shooting a music video for my house mate and as part of my uni course. For one part I want to have the video of him singing wash away into the animated river which forms the main content
Re: Washed/dripping away animation
by Luke Ogden 8 years ago
Thanks for the advice, i was leaning towards the idea of filming the assets and then using some after effects wizardry to blend it all together, this seems like the perfect solution. Had a look a mr M
Formatting and partitoning an external hard drive.
by Luke Ogden 10 years ago
So this is my situation, I do most of my editing on a macbook pro using fcs2 which works nice and is great for mobility, however the internal hard drive aint huge and like most I use an external, I've
Re: Formatting and partitoning an external hard drive.
by Luke Ogden 10 years ago
thanks for the advice zane; I've formatted the drive as os extended but made a very small partition MS-DOS (FAT 32) so that if ever need to transfer files between platforms i can (although files van b
Sketch Style Animation
by Luke Ogden 10 years ago
Hi Everyone, I'm new to the forum but not the website, I'd really appreciate some help on this one, As part of a project I need to make a short ish animation of a fox, I want it to look really rough a
Re: Sketch Style Animation
by Luke Ogden 10 years ago
Hi George thanks for the response. I had a little investigation into that poser program and in theory I should be able to download the 30day trial of poser 7 and use it for this project so thanks. It
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