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Martin Verona

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August 7th 2011
56 Posts
Dance Recitals Storing Original Footage
by Martin Verona 4 years ago
I have been shooting dance recitals for years. When I lose a client I usually hold onto the original footage for 2 years then I delete it. I keep the edited footage. This is beginning to get costly. H
Re: Dance Recitals Storing Original Footage
by Martin Verona 4 years ago
The only old edited footage that I have been asked for was from parents who lost the DVD of the Dance Show. I refer them to the Dance School for purchase. But that has been very rare. After 28 years d
Adobe CS5.5 and Win 10
by Martin Verona 5 years ago
Has anyone upgraded to Win 10 and is using CS5.5 . I was advised that there may be compatibility issues with CS5.5 and Win 10 upgrade from either Win 7 or 8.1 "Memories of today, Recorded for tomorrow
Premiere Pro CS 5.5 AVCHD to DVD 135 min Video
by Martin Verona 5 years ago
OK, so after reading tons of info my head hurts. I need some simple info. I have edited for years on FCP and Prem CS 5.5. With Premiere I have avoided putting 2 hours plus on a singe DVD. FCP was easy
Re: Premiere Pro CS 5.5 AVCHD to DVD 135 min Video
by Martin Verona 5 years ago
So you would encode in Encore as opposed to Premiere. I have read that encoding in Encore is not as good as Premiere. So correct me if I am not correct, you would render the files in premiere and then
Menu Chapter Buttons Do Not Play Video in the Menu
by Martin Verona 7 years ago
I posted this on the Adobe Encore Help feedback: "Not helpful, editors dont write code we edit . FCP's DVD Studio Pro could animate the Chapter buttons seamlessly. Why when I hit the animate Buttons t
Re: Menu Chapter Buttons Do Not Play Video in the Menu
by Matt Stoddart 7 years ago
Ditto as Stan as said, I animate all my chapter points on every retail DVDs I do(4-5 a month) 1) Link Chapter point to appropriate point on your time line 2) Check the "animate menu" box and adjust de
Export message The source and output audio channels are not compatible and there is no conversion
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
I completed two separate videos. The first was setup with the default audio channels - stereo (2 channel). The second project was set up with mono channels so I could edit one of the audio channels. T
Re: Export message The source and output audio channels are not compatible and there is no conversion
by Ann Bens 8 years ago
Check the master track, it should read stereo. ----------------------------------------------- Adobe Certified Expert Premiere Pro CS6 Adobe Community Professional
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Stereo Audio Track Issue
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
I have run into a problem with my audio track. The camera footage had 2 tracks - camera mic and a wireless mic. The wireless track has some random interference. In FCP I would simply cut and copy a se
Re: Stereo Audio Track Issue
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Thanks for the response. The point is how can you correct the bad audio in an existing Sequence with restarting the Sequence or Project. In FCP it was a simple matter of cut and paste. Takes less then
On Camera Light Suggests Needed
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Hi All, I am shooting with the Panasonic AG AC130 and a Canon XA10 and need to add a new video light. My old light from my PD150 days is a NRG 50w light that runs off those old large shoulder batterie
Re: On Camera Light Suggests Needed
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Well both lights did a great job. The Newer160 (Also I think it is the Cowboy light as well) The 160 is sturdier then the Bescor. Both lights threw out ample light in a reception hall. One set of AA b
Need Camera Light Recommendations
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Hi All, I am shooting with the Panasonic AG AC130 and need to add a new video light. My old light from my PD150 days is a NRG 50w light that runs off those old large shoulder batteries. Are there LED
Re: Need Camera Light Recommendations
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Used the CN160 and the Bescor 125W. Both of them did very well. Shot an entire 6 hour reception on just one set of batteries for each light. No heavy shoulder batteries any more. The 160 matched with
Backlighting VX2000 vs Panasonic AC130- Ideas?
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
I loved the way the Sony VX2000 could quickly control too much backlighting in run and gun scenes. When a bride starts down the aisle a simple use of the VX2000 backlight button corrected the scene qu
Need Input on Bescor LED-70 Dimmable 70W Video & DSLR Light
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Has anyone tried the Bescor LED-70 Dimmable 70W Video & DSLR Light 70W is much better then my old 20W light. "Memories of today, Recorded for tomorrow."
New Cameras - Need Input
by Martin Verona 9 years ago
I am looking to get 2 new cameras - one the main cam and then a backup camera. Must be good for stage productions as well as low light. Total budget for both cameras - as close to $5000 as possible. P
Re: New Cameras - Need Input
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Hi Bill, An update on my camera inquiry. I have shot numerous stage productions, dance shows and a wedding ceremony. Overall I am satisfied with the Panny AC130. The zoom lens blows the PD150 away. Th
Need Video Light Recommendations for Canon XA10
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Hi All, I am shooting with the Canon XA10 and need to add a new video light. My old light from my PD150 days is a NRG 50w light that runs off those old large shoulder batteries. Are there LED lights o
Adobe Encore Very Disappointing A Sub Par Program
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Having authored a few DVDs, I can say that based on my experience Encore is sub par to DVD Studio Pro. Files seem to get corrupted or disconnected very easily or without cause. Adobe Help is a big was
Re: Adobe Encore Very Disappointing A Sub Par Program
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
True Chris. The biggest issue I had with FCP was the Transcoding. That gave Premiere a 65% out of 100% over FCP's 45% out of 100. Too bad FCPX became iMovie on steriods. But Win64 systems are a lot ch
Audio in Nested Sequence goes Out of Sync no Warning from Premiere
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
I nested two 90 minute clips from 2 separate cameras which were both shot in AVCHD. I am using Premiere CS 5.5 . As a former FCP editor, whenever audio went out of sync, a message in FCP came up immed
Conforming
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
When I start up a Project, the lower right corner of Premiere Pro 5.5 shows a bar which reads "Conforming" preceded by a .mts file name. A small bar indicates the process is being completed. Can anyon
Re: Conforming
by Jeff Pulera 8 years ago
Hi Martin, Premiere conforms some audio to a higher-quality format for editing. It does this in the background. Do a web search for "Premiere audio conforming" for more detailed info Thanks Jeff Puler
Encore Freezes up after DVD Burn
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Every time I finish burning a DVD (I use DVD-RW as the initial master to check the DVD for playback) I cannot quit out of Encore. It locks up. I can access the menu for EXIT but nothing happens. I hav
Re: Encore Freezes up after DVD Burn
by Don Pierson 8 years ago
I was having the same problem after switching a project from DVD-R to DVD-R DL (Dual Layer) media but running Encore as Administrator seemed to solve the problem. Have you tried that
Need second camera for shoot with AG-AC130 - GH2 vs AF100?
by Jonathan Frank 8 years ago
I have a Panasonic AG-AC130 which I have been using to shoot interviews red carpet events rehearsals performances of theatrical shows concerts. I have a potential two camera shoot on the horizon which
Re: Need second camera for shoot with AG-AC130 - GH2 vs AF100?
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Hi Johnathan, Well I finished with the stage productions. My longest show was a bit under 3 hours. All the footage fit on one card but I used relay recording on 2 of the longest shows just to be safe
Panny AC130 Best Way to transfer Relay Recorded Media
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Using AC130 in relay record mode, what is the best way to transfer video from SDHC cards to HD for use in Premiere Pro 5.5 "Memories of today, Recorded for tomorrow."
Re: Panny AC130 Best Way to transfer Relay Recorded Media
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
So even if I transfer the files via a SDHC card reader, when I import the files all together into Premiere Pro the overlapping scenes from Card 1 to Card 2 will be stitched together "Memories of today
Media Cache Files Eating up Boot Drive Space and....
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Using Premiere Pro CS 5.5, Media Cache files are eating up the Boot Drive. I keep media and render files on 2 additional internal drives. When I tried to move the Media Cache files from inside Premier
Re: Media Cache Files Eating up Boot Drive Space and....
by Ryan Patch 8 years ago
Preferences Media, to be specific. You should be able to delete media files without damaging your system, however. That is a strange occurrance.
PP CS5.5 Best Timeline Preset fro AVCHD to SD DVD
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
OK so I continue to understand the format combos available in Prem Pr 5.5. I imported my AVCHD files and set the timeline based on the AVCHD files. Now when I export the timeline to Encore which setti
Re: PP CS5.5 Best Timeline Preset fro AVCHD to SD DVD
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
Thanks Jeff. That helps out a whole bunch. Wii let you know the results. I currently have 3 projects to encode (2 - 20 minute videos and one 90 min. video). "Memories of today, Recorded for tomorrow."
Thinking of buying an AC160, but worried about coma/aberration
by Stephen Crye 8 years ago
Hi; I'm hoping that owners of the AC160 or AC130 can help me out by shooting some tests and posting the links. Some of you may know of my struggles since Oct. 2011 to find my first "pro" cam. I've bou
Re: Thinking of buying an AC160, but worried about coma/aberration
by Martin Verona 8 years ago
HI Guy, I have been researching the Panny AC 160 as well. Coming from a Sony PD150 VX2000 combo I am cautious about Panasonic. I shoot alot of stage productions. How accurate is the auto focus Especia
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