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Mark Shepherd

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January 6th 2009
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Cloned back up drive does not link media. All media missing
by Mark Shepherd 2 years ago
I have been cloning my drives for years using Carbon Copy CLoner with no problems, but after recently switching to Premier Pro CC 2017 , when I open up my recent project on the cloned drive, all the m
Re: Cloned back up drive does not link media. All media missing
by Mark Shepherd 2 years ago
Thanks for the response. It gives me the option to search for the 4012 missing clips, and when I point to the drive and folder where the media is, it cannot find the file
Installing Quicktime 7 on MacOS Sierra
by Mark Shepherd 2 years ago
I am trying to find a way to install QUICKTIME 7 on my new IMAC running MacOS Sierra 10.12.6 I need Quicktime 7 so I can "poster frames " on ProRes Clips. Any ideas on how to install this great obsole
Re: Installing Quicktime 7 on MacOS Sierra
by Daniel Loshak 2 years ago
Try here: http: www.oldapps.com mac quicktime.php
Proper rendering settings for 4K editing on mid 2017 Imac
by Mark Shepherd 2 years ago
I have the newest mid 2017 21.5 Imac with the and the new 4gig Radeon Pro 560 Graphic card and I am editing 4K UHD video MP4 (h264) NOT PRORES. When I open up a NEW project it asks how to render and f
Re: Proper rendering settings for 4K editing on mid 2017 Imac
by Chris Borjis 2 years ago
since you have Radeon as your GPU I believe OpenCL is your best choice. Interesting that Metal is an option. Maybe render something with GPU F x and try both out.
What's the model of this CANON camera?
by Arfaoui Khaled 5 years ago
Hello everyone, I'm new here and i really need some help. Can anyone help with the model of this camera (the brand is CANON) https: drive.google.com folderview id=0B8fvD2mIW8HtQWJvWkVHVks2QWM&usp=shar
Re: What's the model of this CANON camera?
by Mark Shepherd 4 years ago
Canon SX50 --
Using canon 5D Mark111 for playback of "edited" H.264 files
by Mark Shepherd 4 years ago
I am trying to find a way to use my Canon 5D Mark 111 as a playback unit for "edited" H.264 files. Now I can hear the naysayers " saying "it isn't designed for that, but it already plays back beautifu
Re: Using canon 5D Mark111 for playback of "edited" H.264 files
by Warren Eig 4 years ago
Do you have a smart phone or pad you can copy it to and playback from Warren Eig O 310-470-0905 email: warren@babyboompictures.com website: http: www.BabyBoomPictures.com REEL: http: www.babyboompictu
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Why is Canon 5D Mark 111 HDMI output 1080i 59.97 ?
by Mark Shepherd 5 years ago
Interlaced output, why on the Mark3 I am doing some tests with the Canon 5D Mark3 in the studio, recording the HDMI output to the AJA IO HD, trying to get PRORES HQ at 1920x1080 24p .. To my surprise,
Re: Why is Canon 5D Mark 111 HDMI output 1080i 59.97 ?
by Mark Shepherd 5 years ago
Ryan: Thanks for the info. U Da Man... Will try to output the 1080i signal to 1080 23.97p as you suggested.
Curious Problem with Timelapse shooting
by joseph wilkins 6 years ago
Hello.. I own a 5D mark 2 and 3 and a Phottix TR90 intervelometer. I am trying to do a timelapse in manual mode. I set up the intervelometer to fire every minute. I hit the start button, and... nothin
Re: Curious Problem with Timelapse shooting
by Mark Shepherd 6 years ago
Make sure the "drive mode" is in the single position on the left
OUT OF MEMORY message just keeps on popping up in FC7
by Mark Shepherd 6 years ago
I am editing a very small FCP 7 project with NO STIllS, and very few open sequences and no other programs running in the BG. I am getting the ERROR MESSAGE "out of memory" all the time. I never had it
Re: OUT OF MEMORY message just keeps on popping up in FC7
by Mark Shepherd 6 years ago
I am editing prores LT. I duplicated the few sequences that I needed and created a new project, but it still gives me the message.
Using CANON 5D MARK 111 as a media player via HDMI of H264 video
by Mark Shepherd 6 years ago
I want to use my Canon 5D Mark111 as a "playback" deck to view 1920x 1080 HD clips that I have edited in FCP 7 using the HDMI cable going into to HD Projector. It works great with the ORIGINAL recoded
Re: Using CANON 5D MARK 111 as a media player via HDMI of H264 video
by Tim Hollingworth 6 years ago
Hi Mark Sorry I can't help you, but that's a really good question. One that I too would like to know the answer as I find it would be really useful in my video business. Looking forward to someone sup
Need some advice on good shotgun mic and preamp for T2i
by Stephen Pickering 7 years ago
Hi there, I ve finally decided to purchase the Juicedlink RM333 but now I need to decide on a microphone. I will not be using a separate recorder but rather feeding from the mic to the preamp and then
Re: Need some advice on good shotgun mic and preamp for T2i
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
I have a Canon 5D Mark111 and own a various number of mics including the Sennheiser 416 which requires 48V phantom power. I have found that the Rode Pro Mic works great when I mount it to boom pole an
Upgrading from OS 10.6.8 to 10.8 Snow Leopard with FCP Studio3 7.03 any Problems?
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
I am using FCP Studio 7.03 running on OS 10.6.8 and my OS system is not up to date to run other program like PLURAL EYES 3. Are there any problems upgrading to the newest Snow Leopard OS If it isn't b
Re: Upgrading from OS 10.6.8 to 10.8 Snow Leopard with FCP Studio3 7.03 any Problems?
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
Ryan: Thanks for the info about 10.6.8 being the LAST official operating system for FCP 7. I did not know that. The only reason I need to upgrade to to use Plural Eyes 3 for doing double system sychin
Spinning wheel before playback
by Adam Welby 7 years ago
Hey Everyone I'm having some trouble with Final Cut Pro 7 on a system I've been working on for a year and have never had trouble with before. Just a little info, I'm working on an iMac with 4GB memory
Re: Spinning wheel before playback
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
I am using a IMAC 2.5 running FCP 7 and I can play back PRORES LT 1920x1080 with no spinning ball. The only difference with my system is that I have 16gigs of RAM. Ram is a cheap upgrade so I suggest
Any Final Word on Recording 5D Mark iii Video with an SD card instead of CF?
by David Turner 7 years ago
Hi Creative Brains! I am wondering if anyone knew any final (definitive) word on whether recording with the SD card slot (and an SD card) for 1080p All-I video on the 5d Mark iii actually works withou
Re: Any Final Word on Recording 5D Mark iii Video with an SD card instead of CF?
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
The CF cards are more durable and rugged. I like using smaller cards so I can swap them out and download during the day, so I don't have to spend all the time after the shoot downloading.
Choosing a lens for DSLR video
by Kevin Michael 7 years ago
Hey all. I just purchased a Canon 60D and am about to start a new web series with a friend of mine who has a 5D Mii. We'll be profiling DJ's and visual artists who come through a local gallery club sp
Re: Choosing a lens for DSLR video
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
I would like to vote for the 16 to 35 2.8. You can use it on BOTH cameras and it is a PARAFOCAL lens to boot. Don't know what at PARAFACAL lens is Well google it...
Sennheiser G2 or Sony ECM-44B?
by carlos aguilar 7 years ago
Got a Panasonic GH2 camera and will be shooting indoor interviews (inside a hotel room) in a few weeks. Between the sennheiser g2 and sony ecm-44b lav mic which one do you recommend I'm not much of an
Re: Sennheiser G2 or Sony ECM-44B?
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
The sony ecm-44b lavalier mic is a broadcast quality professional quality mic. It is (almost) idiot proof and delivers excellent sound quality, even in noisy environments.
Wired lav mic for use with 5DMKIII/Zoom/Tascam
by Jonnie Lewis 7 years ago
Hi all, I'm looking for some advice on buying a wired lav mic for use with my 5D3. To begin with, I want to be able to plug it straight into the camera. Later it's likely that I will want to plug it i
Re: Wired lav mic for use with 5DMKIII/Zoom/Tascam
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
I use the sony ecm-44b lavalier mic for interviews. It is powered by a AA battery and is connected to the Mark3 with the additional XLR to mini stereo adapter (right angled) It is a professional quali
Will the Uncompressed HDMI output from Canon Mrk111 (firmware upgrade coming) give better picture?
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
In my previous thread I was asking why the Canon 5D Mark111's picture isn't as "sharp and detailed" as the Sony XDCAM or other 3 CCD cameras. In April of 2013 (why the hell won't they release it NOW )
Re: Will the Uncompressed HDMI output from Canon Mrk111 (firmware upgrade coming) give better picture?
by Joel Dalls 7 years ago
Uncompressed output will improve multi pass VFX especially green screen chroma keying (due to the reduction of artifacts in fine detail). But as a general improvement, basically no...
Canon 5D features
by Grzegorz Kwiatkowski 7 years ago
I am going to shoot a TV program using two Canons 5D. One is MKII, the second is MKIII. I want to record audio directly into MKIII to save days of syncing time. I want to connect two audio sources: mi
Re: Canon 5D features
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
My question wasn't "can I go direct to an external recorder " I want to know if the QUALITY of the recording would visually better, IE: more resolution and detail and information. I know that recordin
Why does DSLR's full HD look so less "vibrant, sharp. detailed" than XDCAM ?
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
I have been watching the Discover Channel and National Geographic channel and I am always amazed with the clarity and richness of the HD imagery, that was probably shot with the 3 CCD XDCAMs or maybe
Re: Why does DSLR's full HD look so less "vibrant, sharp. detailed" than XDCAM ?
by Bill Bruner 7 years ago
Jason - History appears to be repeating itself :) Although sold out in the States, the GH3 is in stock in Canada at Vistek, Henry's and BJ Photo. Good luck! Bill Hybrid Camera Revolution
Layback to SD cards for .mov playback of HD with Canon 5D Mark111 --- Fiscal Cliff End of World
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
Hello out there in Cowville. Hope all the Cows survive the end of the world on 12 12 and then the fall Off the cliff" on Jan 1. Tough times for cows... Anyway I want to use my Canon 5DMark111 as a "pl
Re: Layback to SD cards for .mov playback of HD with Canon 5D Mark111 --- Fiscal Cliff End of World
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
Thanks for your input. The original file structure is H264. Here is an example on the exact quicktime file, FZ5A0320.MOV Yes the camera IS a media player. I play its H264 quicktime files through its H
5D MarkIII Settings
by Norm Hadad 7 years ago
Hi friends. We've been using the 5d MkIII for corporate video going on a few months now and I seem to be running into the same problem. The image seems too soft. No matter the ISO or shutter or apertu
Re: 5D MarkIII Settings
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
I am a Canon 5D Mark111 user (for 6 months) and I agree the video is soft. Much softer than we are used to seeing when we see it on the large monitors. A Sony EX1 or 3 will look sharper than the Canon
G-Tech 8TB Thunderboldt for IMAC speed and Partition questions..
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
I am looking into buying a 8tb G Tech Thunderboldt raid for my I MAC, to do FCP7 and Aperature Still editing. It seems from my research that the 8TB G Tech is using (2) 4TB Sata 111 drives (7200RPM) w
Re: G-Tech 8TB Thunderboldt for IMAC speed and Partition questions..
by Mark Shepherd 7 years ago
Thanks for your input on thunderboldt. I am very aware of the data loss potential in using raid 0, but I need all the 8TB space and the speed of raid 0. I am looking at the G Tech 8Tb because it is on
my test
by Mark Shepherd 8 years ago

KeyStroke for "Razor Blade" cut of ALL tracks?
by Mark Shepherd 8 years ago
Hello out there.. I forgot the keystoke that is used for the RAZOR tool to cut ALL the tracks. Thanks in advance..
Re: KeyStroke for "Razor Blade" cut of ALL tracks?
by Mark Shepherd 8 years ago
Thanks Sir, for the valuable information, BB
TORONTO based Cameraman seeking RED CARPET TIFF work (Tronto Film Fesival Sept 8 to 19th
by Mark Shepherd 8 years ago
I am a cameraman with years of red carpet entertainment experience. I am currently living in Toronto and I am available for Toronto Film Festival work. I am living next to Bell Lightbox and have a gre
RESOLVE LITE questions from "newbee"
by Mark Shepherd 8 years ago
I am an indie documentary filmmaker and recently downloaded the DaVinci Lite software. Such a deal. I opened it up and tried intuitively to import a 1440x 1080 ProRes file to see how easy it was to ge
Re: RESOLVE LITE questions from "newbee"
by rona gales 8 years ago
Try http: www.vimeo.com icolorist videos for quick basic tips. The God Of Color Of The Universe Will Rise Again!
PA need by PBS Doc Filmmaker in Toronto
by Mark Shepherd 8 years ago
I am a PBS documentary filmmaker finishing up a feature length (comedy) film in Toronto and need a smart organized PA to help me out in Toronto where I am finishing the film and hopefully getting it i
MY Modest Proposal
by Mark Shepherd 8 years ago
My modest proposal for Apple is let both FCPX and FCP7 co-exist. I know that Apple prides itself on having a product FCP7 that is being used on major Hollywood films and TV shows such as GLEE. When yo
Re: MY Modest Proposal
by Bret Williams 8 years ago
Mark Shepherd "What APPLE engineers did, was to not reinvent the wheel, but reverse engineer the AVID software to the point where they wouldn t be sued, and released FCP1 that was a small fraction of
Paring down slow crashing large project
by Mark Shepherd 8 years ago
I have a very large FCP 7.06 project that is sooo large that it crashes all the time. It is a documentary project that I have been working on for YEARs and has now grown to almost 400mb. It has about
Re: Paring down slow crashing large project
by Mark Raudonis 8 years ago
Mark, I have some suggestions for you, but you,ve got to be willing to "think different". Ready First, get rid of the idea that ALL of your media needs to be in a single project... It doesn't ! Second
Capture Live HDV through firewire (no deck control) setting needed
by Mark Shepherd 8 years ago
Hello out there.. I am trying to get the right settings to CAPTURE NOW "live" from a Sony HDV camera (SONY Z1U) via firewire WITHOUT recording to tape. I am filming wildlife. I have tried all the sett
Re: Capture Live HDV through firewire (no deck control) setting needed
by Christopher McDonell 8 years ago
Hey... interesting to see this thread woken up. With my XH A1, I only need the tape engaged when I open the Log & Capture window. This gives me the 'Now' option. The tape soon disengages but that does
Linking audio tracks when mixing
by Mark Shepherd 9 years ago
I seem to have forgotten the keystroke to link audio tracks, so I only have to grab one of them when I am changing levels. You know the trick, move one audio level and the other moves to the same leve
Re: Linking audio tracks when mixing
by Cody Walters 9 years ago
You're right, option + L. Cody Walters JW Studio LLC Houston Video Production Houston Wedding Videos Final Cut Studio 3 Adobe CS5 Master Suite Panasonic HVX-200 Canon 7D
Crop factor using 2/3 inch lens on EX3
by Mark Shepherd 9 years ago
I am experimenting using 2 3 inch lenses on a Sony EX3. What is the "crop Factor" I am using a lens with a 300mm telephoto.. Thanks in advance
Re: Crop factor using 2/3 inch lens on EX3
by Mark Shepherd 9 years ago
Thanks for the info. So if I put my 2 3 in 19x8 that would be 152mm on the TELE end, with the 2x extender that equals 304mm, times the 1.3 factor equals 395mm. So in 35mm terms, 395mm x 5.4 equals 213
CGI SFX compositor for funny documentary
by Mark Shepherd 9 years ago
Hello, I am a indie documentary filmmaker (PBS Independent Lens) looking for a CGI SFX compositor for a documentary feature film I am making "RED CARPET BURN" It is a strange and funny doc about the w
CGI SFX compositor for funny documentary
by Mark Shepherd 9 years ago
I am a documentary filmmaker (PBS Independent Lens) looking for a CGI SFX compositor for a documentary feature film I am making "RED CARPET BURN" It is a strange and funny doc about the world's fascin
Will work for experience,food, expenses, small stipend. Have EX-1 cameras.
by Diego Morales 9 years ago
Hello my name is Diego, I'm a retired educator having worked the last 16 years in educational technology. Before retiring I worked to bring HD videography and NLE editing structures to our district's
Re: Will work for experience,food, expenses, small stipend. Have EX-1 cameras.
by Mark Shepherd 9 years ago
Diego: Where are you located
Comedic Doc Director/Cameraman
by Mark Shepherd 9 years ago
If you are in need of a director cameraman for documentary and man on the street interviews with a gift for comedy.. I can bring home the goods, getting gold from celebrities, politicians and the aver
Best site for linking video clips ??
by Mark Shepherd 9 years ago
What is feeling about using VIMEO for hosting demo reels and clip What are other choices for hosting
Re: Best site for linking video clips ??
by Stephen Smith 9 years ago
You can use Creative COW's reel section. http: reels.creativecow.net Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Motion Training DVD Check out my Motion Tutorials
Did anybody get their GOPRO Hd camera ordered at NAB?
by Mark Shepherd 9 years ago
I was checking in to see if anyone out there actually received their GoPro HD camera ordered for $200.00 at NAB I gave them my credit card info and never heard a word back from them, and their VOICE m
HPX300 low light performance
by Adam Keyes 10 years ago
Hi guys, Curious about the 300's low light performance. I've used an old Canon XL1 forever and rent an HVX200 when I need to... How does the 300's low light compare to the 200 Also, how much better is
Re: HPX300 low light performance
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
I tested the 370 at NAB and found the low light performance was much better than the 300, and that you could actually use the gain up to at least 9db with great picture quality. The 300 camera was ver
Rolling Shutter with Sony NX5?
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
Have any of the "early adapters" of the new Sony NX5 encountered any "rolling shutter" artifacts with the camera I shoot "red carpets" and would like to get a non tape camera, but they all seem to be
The new HPX-370
by Paulo Jan 10 years ago
Hi all: So, no comments yet about the HPX-370 I'm a little surprised... What's the deal with this new camera Is it intended to be the replacement of the HPX-300 Or the HPX-500
Re: The new HPX-370
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
I checked out the camera yesterday at NAB and was impressed with the picture. Unlike the HPX-300, the camera can be used with the gain up. I shot into the dark shadows at NAB with the 370, and the pic
Free Teranex Mini each day at NAB 2010
by Jeremy Good 10 years ago
Teranex will raffle off a free Mini each day at NAB 2010! Stop by the Teranex booth at NAB - N1115 Drop your business card into our daily raffle to be entered to win a free Teranex Mini We will give a
Re: Free Teranex Mini each day at NAB 2010
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
Wow a free mini cooper each day! Thats awesome
2010 NAB Show iPhone App
by Timothy J. Allen 10 years ago
If you are attending NAB and have an iPhone, I recommend downloading the free "2010 NAB Show" iPhone app. You can scroll through exhibitors and click the star next to them and it will highlight them o
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Re: 2010 NAB Show iPhone App
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
Check out the new "foursquare" app for NAB. It will track where you are on the floor, guide you to some lame booth 2 1 2 miles at the far end of the South hall, and give a email to your WIfe telling h
PBS documentary filmmaker needs assistant editor
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
PBS Documentary filmmaker INDEPENDENT LENS is looking for an assistant editor for a film currently in post production. This dark and funny doc, "RED CARPET BURN" looks at the world's obsession with ce
Sony PMW350
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Anyone buying one of these new PMW350 cams
Re: Sony PMW350
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
I looked at one of the SOny PDW350 cameraa today at the LA HD Expo and played around with it for a half hour or so. Would I buy it Maybe if ABC Network news would approve it. Right now they approve of
HPX 300 Can't decide to pull the trigger.
by James Mulryan 10 years ago
HPX 300 Pros: shoulder mount, true aperture, true focus, interchangeable lenses, sharp viewfinder AVC Intra 100 Cons: 1 3" CMOS chips= noise and skew jellocam Observations on noise: Have shot tons of
Re: HPX 300 Can't decide to pull the trigger.
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
Don't pull the trigger on the 300. It is noisy even OUTDOORS in bright sunlight, and Panasonic's answer to this issue is shoot it @ -3db. I would wait for the new Sony 2 3 inch XDCAM, the PMW-350K tha
But is a HPX3700 Varicam "shovel ready?" for making money?
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
So the big question now is: Can money be made in this crazy market with the Panasonic HPX3700 Varicam I have never known any one to use one in a production.. In the LA market all the cheap productions
Re: But is a HPX3700 Varicam "shovel ready?" for making money?
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
Thanks for all the posts regarding my first post on this subject. If Sony would step up to the plate and offer a 30K trade in on their XDCAM PDW F800 for all their old Betacam cameras and Digibeta cam
Humidity Light on... Varicam .. need help ASAP
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
It is Friday, 5 29 09 and we are shooting (trying) but the camera shows the HUMID warning. We are shooting outside, and the temp is in the 60s with alot of moisture in the the car. Cloudy and misty in
Re: Humidity Light on... Varicam .. need help ASAP
by Robin Probyn 10 years ago
Ifs its like the Sony,s it wont record with the humidity light on.. as far as I know.. switch it on and leave it and when the sensor decides its ok,it will automatically spring back into life.. ready
Camera audio splitting problem
by Mark Allen 11 years ago
Hi to all. This is a great forum. I also posted this question on the Audio Professionals forum. I have an audio question and I'm hoping someone here has delt with this before. I have a DVCPro50 AJ-D91
Re: Camera audio splitting problem
by Mark Shepherd 10 years ago
Can't you export via the firewire out of the camera and maintain the split audio
Setting for 24P documenary feature
by Mark Shepherd 11 years ago
I am starting on a documentary film tomorrow, and I haven't shot with the VARICAM for years so I would like to get some advice about settings for the camera We want to shoot 24P, we are shooting in da
Re: Setting for 24P documenary feature
by Mark Shepherd 11 years ago
JS: Thanks for the helpful info. One other question regarding audio. I seem to remember that you couldn't plug a 48V mic in the back of the camera... there would be distortion. Are there any tricks re
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