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Luke Pearson

Member Since:
December 2nd 2006
203 Posts
100 posts
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North Carolina
Finding the "file type" or "codec" of a file in PP
by Luke Pearson 6 years ago
Hey guys. I'm newly converted from FCP7 to PP CS6. How do I get the codec of a particular video file to show up in my metadata in the project window for instance, I have two videos in my project. One
Re: Finding the "file type" or "codec" of a file in PP
by Luke Pearson 6 years ago
thanks, Kris. Yea i've been browsing through all those metadata options but haven't been able to find what I"m looking for. There are a lot of options so I wasn't sure if I was missing something simpl
aliasing text - can't find an answer
by Luke Pearson 10 years ago
I'm working with a DVCPro 720p project in FCP and I'm trying to put titles in. I've been trying to right click on the project and click "send to motion project" to add titles that way. Once I edit the
Re: aliasing text - can't find an answer
by Luke Pearson 10 years ago
nevermind. found it. i'll give it a try. Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. -Hebrews 13:2
Hooking up mackie monitors to my G5
by Luke Pearson 10 years ago
Hey Everyone. I just bought a pair of Used Mackie HR824 monitors. I'm trying to figure out how to hook them up to my g5 mac to get the best sounding audio. I also bought a used digidesign mbox 2 mini
Re: Hooking up mackie monitors to my G5
by Luke Pearson 10 years ago
You're a good man, Mr. Ford. Thanks for the help. I'll give it a shot. Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. -H
xlr input problems
by Luke Pearson 10 years ago
I have an hpx170. My ch 2 xlr is giving me problems. Sounds like its a bad connection. It sounds static. Sometimes it goes away if I wiggle it around. Has anyone had problems with this Does the input
Re: xlr input problems
by Luke Pearson 10 years ago
Sorry I forgot to mention it does it with all cables. Its been doing this for a while. I know panni will make this right. Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so
Weird effect in overcranked footage hpx170
by Luke Pearson 10 years ago
I shot some footage this week for a promo I was working on. I noticed a very weird effect in some of the footage. Here is the link to the footage: http: www.liftfilms.net wobble.mov Look closely at th
Re: Weird effect in overcranked footage hpx170
by Luke Pearson 10 years ago
Thanks for the feedback. I was not using a 35 mm adapter but the Image stabilizer WAS on for the second shot but not for the first shot (i don't think). The first shot was on a tripod so unless the OI
Dual Adapter question
by Luke Pearson 10 years ago
I just purchased a dual adapter for dumping p2 footage but I can't figure out how to get this thing to mount. Here are my specs: macbook pro 2.5 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo mac OS X 10.5.6 I know I don't nee
Re: Dual Adapter question
by Luke Pearson 10 years ago
That didn't work either. Thanks so much for all your ideas. I know this is frustrating. Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly enter
steps for renting a camera out
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
what steps would i need to take to start renting my camera out I have a brand new hpx170. I"m guessing draw up a contract, insure the camera, make the client sign the contract, collect the money befor
Re: steps for renting a camera out
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Hey guys. Thanks for all the insight. Seems like its more headache than its worth. I was mainly doing it for extra cash during down times but doubt it will help much. thanks for all the suggestions in
Apple TV files
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
I've made videos on final cut pro to be put on my apple tv units. The videos were shot standard definition anamorphic (16:9). I then exported them as quicktime files straight from the timeline. I then
Re: Apple TV files
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
its 4:3 in quicktime but 16:9 in itunes. On the hard drive it says the video is 640x480. Inside of itunes it says its 850x480. I'm hooked up to the monitor through component.Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms
mpeg 2 with audio attached
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
My client has asked for his project to be delivered in mpeg 2 format as a data dvd. How can I render this project as a mpeg 2 with the audio attached I usually make mpeg 2 with compressor but it makes
Re: mpeg 2 with audio attached
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Thanks so much for all the help guys. I'm getting ready to try the mpeg stream clip process. When I go to file and open, do I open both files (audio and video) Thanks for the comments on the signature
lav mic noise problem
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Hey guys. I did a shoot today with two lav mics on two different speakers going into the same camera. 1 on ch. 1 and 1 on ch. 2. For some reason one of the mics was fuzzy and make poping noises during
Re: lav mic noise problem
by Stuart Nimmo 11 years ago
Umm, not static from the subject's clothing, a Pacemaker (that happens), a rubbing lav cable Low battery Don't forget to change radio mic batteries AT LEAST every 4 hours. If the mic was off for a wh
mac wont recognize blank dvd-r
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Hey guys. Seems like its something different every day. I'm trying to burn a dvd but my g5 wont recognize the blank DVD-r. I've tried several different discs. They are verbatim and are the ink jet pri
Re: mac wont recognize blank dvd-r
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Nice. Thanks for all the input everyone. I learn something new every day. Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels.
multi clip goes out of sync when editing it
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
I've searched the forums and can't seem to find this exact problem before so if anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated. I have a sequence i'm editing. Two cameras synced by "in" points. When
Monitoring video from another room
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Hey guys. I'm trying to figure out the best way to wire a project. I have to video tape a focus group in two separate rooms simultaneously along with monitoring audio and video from both sessions in a
Re: Monitoring video from another room
by Brian Lynn 11 years ago
Without using special firewire component adapters to get better quality video, you are pretty much limited to S-Video, or Composite. How long are your runs Sony 8041 monitors usually have built in spe
importing a still
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
i've been importing stills with no problem until now. When I import a still jpeg image, it brings it in as multiple images together like a clip. What did I do to make it start doing this Thanks for th
Re: importing a still
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Nevermind. I found it. thanks for the help.Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. -Hebrews 13:2
creating/publishing a website
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
This may be a dumb question but is there a way to create, maintain, and publish a website using photoshop or any other program besides dreamweaver, frontpage, or flash Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net D
Re: creating/publishing a website
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Thanks for all the input, guys. Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. -Hebrews 13:2
GOT IT!
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Nevermind guys. I probably did it the hardest possible way but I just made a new comp, made a box out of the letter I, draged the new comp into the original, and put the stroke effect on it. Worked li
stroke effect
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
I'm trying to make a logo intro where there is a company logo in the center of the frame. Then there is a stroke effect where a square is drawn around the logo. How can i get this effect I've tried to
Re: stroke effect
by Mohammad Taghi Karimi 11 years ago
i think Aharon Rabinowitz have two podcast about it these are links http: library.creativecow.net articles rabinowitz_aharon Light_Writing_Pt_1.php http: library.creativecow.net articles rabinowitz_ah
16:9 template
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
I'm using a template in motion and when I change the project to anamorphic in the project properties, some of the aspects of the project distort or don't fill the screen. How can I make the template 1
Re: 16:9 template
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
I just tried your suggestion and it doesn't seem to fit inside of an anamorphic timeline correct. It leaves space on the outside edges. Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain strang
what I need to go xd cam?
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
I've never used HD before and I'm gettting ready to make the jump. What will I need to add to my system before I get the EX1 I have FCP 5.1.4, G5 tower, over a TB of HD space, and an HD monitor. thank
Re: what I need to go xd cam?
by Michael Slowe 11 years ago
Wayne, this is turning into a public workshop! Actually I am locked into Media 100 - emotionally! It does all I need, mostly straightforward editing, mixes, titles, building audio tracks etc etc. It i
professional dvd authoring?
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
I have a job this summer and my client wants DVD's that are professionally authored and can't be duplicated. i.e. dvd's like you would buy in a store. How would I go about creating these dvd's or is t
Re: professional dvd authoring?
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
thanks for all the input, fellas. Could someone shoot me a quote of how much it would cost to get a dvd authored this way and then make around 100 duplications Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not fo
levels
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Hey, guys. I'm still learning a lot of the audio process of video and had a question for you about a problem I run into sometimes. -When i'm running xlr out of a soundboard into my camera the audio so
Re: levels
by Bouncing account needs new email address 11 years ago
Are you feeding a LINE-level (board) into MIC-level (camera) inputs Do one of the following: 1. Send MIC-level from the board, if the cam is set for MIC-level or 2. Set the camera's input to LINE-leve
HD field monitor
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Will a flat screen HD television work well as a field monitor or should I quit being a cheep scape and buy a nice hd ntsc field monitor Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain strang
Re: HD field monitor
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Thanks JS. Good information. I'm going to do some more research on them and hopefully get one in the near future. Thanks again. Take care.Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain stra
sound fx/royalty free music
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
digital juice has their sound fx library on sale this weekend. Has anyone used it before Wondering what people think. Does anyone have any suggestions for other sound fx AND music libraries. thanks gu
Re: sound fx/royalty free music
by Ross Neugeboren 11 years ago
I haven't used any of the digital juice libraries, but I often use the fresh music library (as recommended by the head audio guy on the NBC Olympics Engineering team). They have a lot of great stuff a
filed mixer
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Hey guys. I'm looking to purchase a field mixer for my video production projects. I mainly film weddings, law depositions, etc. and need a mixer badly. Does anyone have any recommendations. I was look
Re: field mixer
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Thanks Brian! Good info.Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. -Hebrews 13:2
new technology
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
Hey fellas. I'm really close to purchasing my first HD camera and i'm leaning towards the xd cam. Does anyone know of any new technology or new cameras that are coming out in the near future that I mi
Re: new technology
by Noah Kadner 11 years ago
There's always going to be another camera around the corner- in addition to the EX3 which gives you interchangeable lenses and the Scarlet- which is easily a year off. There's also the Panasonic HVX20
paragraph question
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
This is probably a petty question but I'm trying to type a small paragraph in photoshop and when i hit enter it doesn't go to the next line. How can i make it do this
Re: paragraph question
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
thanks darby. Thats not it. No matter what size the bounding box is the text wont go to the next line. When i type a sentence, it gets to the edge of the bounding box and then begins to type back over
archive
by Luke Pearson 11 years ago
I'm new to the HD world and wonder how it works with going tapeless. What is everyone doing about archiving their HD footage
Re: archive
by Rafael Amador 11 years ago
I bought a LaCie Blu-ray driver for archiving. I've got it for some 600US$. Also I bought some 50Gbs media for 35US$ each. I haven't tried yet because I have not 50Gbs of images worth to keep. What I
How much is my computer worth?
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
Hey guys. Need some major help. I have an old editing pc that I used when I got started doing my editing work. I mainly use it now as my play computer for email, music, and documents. I have a G5 i us
Re: How much is my computer worth?
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
thanks guys. I mainly just want to get rid of it so I can get a laptop for class and travel. I just need a bulky desktop anymore for what I use it for. I'm probably going to try to sell it on ebay. It
16:9 photoshop menu
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
I have a file i created in photoshop with its DV ntsc D1 widescreen settings. How Do you get this file to fit the full frame of a 16:9 menu in DVD studio pro Everytime i import the file and drop it in
Re: 16:9 photoshop menu
by Michael Sacci 12 years ago
In the inspector make for it is set to 16:9 letterbox and this should fix up.
aspect ratio question
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
i'm making a video in final cut. its anamorphic 16:9. I want to make a title sequence in after effects. what steps do I take to make sure my title sequence will fit and look right in my final cut time
Re: aspect ratio question
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
thanks michael. I found some good articles on square vs. rec. pixels. Okay i've got my comp set up right. Now i can't get my exported file to fit in my FCP without being stretched. Luke Pearson www.Li
I need some REEL critics
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
Hey guys. Here's a link to my first demo reel. Please give me some comments. What works What doesn't What do I need to change thanks in advance. www.liftfilms.net demoreel.htm
Re: I need some REEL critics
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
Thanks, Chris. I'm in the process of re-editing the reel. I'll definitely keep your ideas in mind. I'm going to repost it later and hopefully it will be more polished. Thanks again.Luke Pearson www.Li
light effect
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
I have a logo that I want to shatter. Before it shatters I want a tiny amount of light rays coming from behind it. As it shatters I want light rays to pour from in the cracks leaving just the light sh
Re: light effect
by david bogie 12 years ago
If you don't want to spend money on plugins, AE is perfectly capable of doing this with the stock effects. It's just as easy as pushing a button, you have to be willing to experiment. You're looking f
time lapse day to night
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
I'm shooting a time lapse shot in the afternoon. I want to go from sunlight to night with the buildings lit up. Has anyone done this before or have any advice I'm thinking I need auto iris and manual
Re: time lapse day to night
by Brennan Wright 11 years ago
literally, the day after i did mine at the beach, i saw this post. i did the same thing, manual and 1 frame every 15 seconds but i came a little too late in the day and added the sun in after effects.
What Plug-In's do I need?
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
I finally bought AE. What are some of the necessary plug in's that i'll need to purchase to help boost my look and maximize my potential in my projects Where is the best place to buy or download from
Re: What Plug-In's do I need?
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
Thanks Mr. Harrington. Point taken. I'm far from reaching "a wall". I just figured there were probably certain plug-in's that most people use on a regular basis that don't come with AE. I'll trust you
I need some REEL critics.
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
Hey guys. Here's a link to my first demo reel. Please give me some comments. What works What doesn't What do I need to change thanks in advance. www.liftfilms.net demoreel.htm
Re: I need some REEL critics.
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
Good ideas. Thanks for your input.Luke Pearson www.LiftFilms.net Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. -Hebrews 13:2
My head is on the block.
by Chris Poisson 12 years ago
Comments My reel is on the home page, www.fisheyeedit.comHave a wonderful day.
Re: My head is on the block.
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
I agree with Miess on your name slate at the beginning. I think the pace and your work are great. Don't really see any flaws. You need a shot of someone shooting a fish underwater though. thanks again
Help with Demo Reel Report for school
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
Hey everybody. My name is Luke Pearson and I am a film and communication studies major at the university of north carolina at wilmington. I'm doing an independent study on demo reels and what role the
Hot reel coming through... UPDATED
by Dan Stevers 12 years ago
So I took what you had to say, Heather, and made some changes. I took out the shot at the end and created a whole new outro that would match the intro. I added my contact info and some sound effects,
Re: Hot reel coming through... UPDATED
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
Great reel. What kind of work are you in or hoping to get in What are the legal requirements for using a copyrighted song in a demo reel ......I'm in the process of editing my reel and just wanted to
demo reels for everything
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
How Should a demo be formated for different aspects of production (eg. Editing, Videography, Lighting, Directing, Producing, etc.) Should there be a seperate section on a DVD menu to choose each reel
fireworks table to dreamweaver
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
how can I create a table in fireworks and import it into fireworks as html
Re: fireworks table to dreamweaver
by Kelly Johnson 12 years ago
Just layout the contents of the table, just the table, put your slices over each "cell' and export. The resulting html table will be there. Depending of course what version of Fireworks you're using a
centering a page for all web browsers
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
I'm trying to design my own page using dreamweaver. I made a table in the center of the page and split some cells to try to make it look nice. I got everything centered up and when you open it in a we
embeding a video into a webpage
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
how do you embed a video into a webpage The files are quicktime and I want to be able to click on the links and they play directly on the webpage. Thanks in advance.
Re: embeding a video into a webpage
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
yea, it took some tweaking but i got it. Thanks again
Demo Reel Formats
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
How Should a demo be formated for different aspects of production (eg. Editing, Videography, Lighting, Directing, Producing, etc.) Should there be a seperate section on a DVD menu to choose each reel
time lapse question.
by Luke Pearson 12 years ago
I want to shoot a time lapse shot of the sun setting on a college campus; campus going from sunlight to street lights. How can I shoot this without having to adjust the f-stop every so often thanks.
Re: time lapse question.
by Rick Amundson 12 years ago
Try using a series of ND filters. Do a test to find your exposure with the street lights (say f2) and your exposure at full sun (say f16). This is 6 stops. Set your camera to f2 and put 2-n.9 filters
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