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Nick Ravich

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December 4th 2008
109 Posts
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Working with. srt file and caption tool
by Nick Ravich 10 months ago
Need some help with the captioning tool, I think. Have imported a .srt file into Premiere, cut into timeline, and all the text comes in nicely. All text is also readable and editable in the caption to
Re: Working with. srt file and caption tool
by Bouke Vahl 10 months ago
Captions are not subtitles. It is just metadata in the file containing text, color and position. SRT does NOT hold postition and color in most instances. (Although it 'is' sorta kinda possible.) IOW,
Ensuring I'm exporting from camera originals and not the proxies?
by Nick Ravich 1 year ago
Hey All- A probably very dumb question but . . . . so my Premiere workflow is to ingest my UHD camera original files, and then generate and attach 720 prores 422 proxies, so I can handily toggle bet c
Re: Ensuring I'm exporting from camera originals and not the proxies?
by Nick Ravich 1 year ago
Thanks for the Memorial Day weekend responses fellas. What I thought was the case but wanted to make sure. Nick.
Alone in Bali! Markiii "recording automatically stopped"!
by Nick Ravich 3 years ago
See below email from my co-worker. He's got a big shoot in Bali tomorrow (given time difference proly today) and needs to get 5Diii recording properly. One important thing - I was the last to futz wit
Re: Alone in Bali! Markiii "recording automatically stopped"!
by Warren Eig 3 years ago
Al Bergstein is on to something. Try resetting the camera to factory defaults. Heat is an issue if you have the camera sitting on the sun on a tripod. If you're outside and that is the case shade the
Exporting and keeping Log S color/gamma look?
by Nick Ravich 3 years ago
Hello- Export question. Been exporting 1080 29.97 footage - primarily Log C shot C300 & Long S shot F5 Fs7 F55, then consolidated in Avid - for our motion graphics guy to build graphics from. Footage
Re: Exporting and keeping Log S color/gamma look?
by Nick Ravich 3 years ago
OK, so I think I misread you. It's not that the outputted file had some kind of natively baked in color correct, it was that QT app played it with a default applied correction. So theoretically, if th
RED 4K to Avid 1080 workflow
by Nick Ravich 4 years ago
Hello- Looking for best practices workflow to get RED 4K original files (shot with Scarlet) into a 1080 Avid media composer project. Not looking to crop a 1080 area of the original 4K frame but instea
Re: RED 4K to Avid 1080 workflow
by Nick Ravich 4 years ago
Thanks Michael. Just had to google "debabyer". Basically a color space convertor Presumably I should work in an RGB Avid project when working with RED material And YCBR for basically all else Nick.
59.97 to 29.97 stutter
by Nick Ravich 4 years ago
Hello- Working in APR LT 29.97 project in FCP7. Have some markiii shot 720p 59.94 footage that I want to get into that FCP project. Transcoded the original h264s in MPEG Streamclip to 1080 59.94 (left
Re: 59.97 to 29.97 stutter
by Nick Ravich 4 years ago
About 1 TB left on a 4 TB drive, so don't think that should be an issue. I do have a lot of 4-5MB 1080+ sized jpegs in the project. Not in the same sequences timeline, but def in same project. I know
Best camera for Las Vegas desert in August? C300?
by Nick Ravich 6 years ago
Hello- Putting together a mostly exterior, documentary shoot in Las Vegas in early August. Hot I know. We'll be shooting dawn early morning and dusk night, so at least not the middle of the day. But w
Re: Best camera for Las Vegas desert in August? C300?
by Nick Ravich 6 years ago
Many thanks Todd. So a big endorsement for the C300 got it. Wondering what you're preferred configuration is for the C300 in a more run and gun doc-style shooting situation Some kind of cam stabilizer
Bringing in 5d mark iii files thru Log & Transfer?
by Nick Ravich 7 years ago
Running FCP 7 on Duo Quad Core Mac Pro, 10.6 OS. Just shot some lovely stuff with new 5D mark iii and of course log and transfer tool isn't recognizing the footage. This is part of a Canon HDSLR-shot
Re: Bringing in 5d mark iii files thru Log & Transfer?
by Nick Ravich 7 years ago
Thanks Xavier. Re mark iii files, now shooting with more compressed of the 2 possible record codecs. Def loads in Log & Transfer a bit quicker. And seems less buggy in the transcoding. Re T2i, many th
5DtoRGB transcoded clips noticeably darker/contrastier than original H264s
by Nick Ravich 7 years ago
Hello- Been posting recently about 5DtoRGB in this forum but thought I'd start up a new one. Recently bought 5DtoRGB Batch and am overall happy with app but noticed that 5DtoRGB transcoded clips (Cano
Re: 5DtoRGB transcoded clips noticeably darker/contrastier than original H264s
by Nick Ravich 7 years ago
Many thanks Rafael. Yes, running FCP7. Took a look around but couldn't find "Allow Final Cut Pro Color Compatibility" Exactly where would I find it Nick.
"Not optimized" error in FCP7 when importing RGBto5D transcoded clips - should I care?
by Nick Ravich 7 years ago
Running FCP7, OS 10.6.8, dual quad core Intel Mac Pro. Big documentary project, lottsa T3i original footage. Just downloaded 5DtoRGB Lite demo version and ran my first set of transcodes - APR422 LT -
Re: "Not optimized" error in FCP7 when importing RGBto5D transcoded clips - should I care?
by Nick Ravich 7 years ago
Rafael- Thanks much for this. Was hoping issue was something like that. This is the one HDSLR transcode app that does exactly what I need for T3i files. So want to stick with it. So I'll just ignore t
Adding Time of Day time code & transcoding T3i footage for FCP7?
by Nick Ravich 7 years ago
Hello- Running FCP7 on Mac OS 10.6, older duo quad core Intel Mac Pro. Shooting lotta Canon EOS footage, esp T3i, for big documentary project. Have posted similar stuff to this in past but wanted to a
Re: Adding Time of Day time code & transcoding T3i footage for FCP7?
by Jacob Lanum 7 years ago
Try 5D to RGB. I know it works with embedded THM files with my 60d, should be the same for the T3i
Reccommendation for app that adds time of day time code to Canon EOS files for MC5 workflow?
by Nick Ravich 7 years ago
Hello- Looking for reccommendation for simple, user-friendly app that adds time of day time code to Canon EOS files (5D markii & iii, 7D, T2i, T3i) Not looking to transcode, but just associate time of
AF100 post workflow - transcoding with Compressor or MPEG Streamclip?
by Nick Ravich 8 years ago
Hello- Sorry if this has already been addressed. Going to be shooting alot of AVCHD PH quality footage with the Pana AF100 in a very concentrated amount of time, and then editing soon after, and so wa
Re: AF100 post workflow - transcoding with Compressor or MPEG Streamclip?
by Nick Ravich 8 years ago
Thanks fellas. I'm just being stupid - yes, using FCP in the field is the best option. Nick.
Transcoding Pana AF100 shot AVCHD files for FCP
by Nick Ravich 8 years ago
Hello- Sorry if this has already been addressed. Going to be shooting alot of AVCHD PH quality footage with the Pana AF100 in a very concentrated amount of time, and then editing soon after, and so wa
Best in-the-field documentary shoot practices for easier/efficient Plural Eyes syncing?
by Nick Ravich 9 years ago
Doing a very traditional (odd to say it) HDSLR-audio workflow. So double system - Rode mic on the camera (typically Canon 5D or 7D) to record better than internal mic reference and then "master" recor
Re: Best in-the-field documentary shoot practices for easier/efficient Plural Eyes syncing?
by Nick Ravich 8 years ago
Thanks Bouke. As far as I know there's no timestamp associated with the Zoom H4n-generated files - and they're WAV files. Understood about a more pro style method to generate TC for audio - problem is
Best in-the-field documentary shoot practices for easier/efficient Plural Eyes syncing?
by Nick Ravich 9 years ago
Doing a very traditional (odd to say it) HDSLR-audio workflow. So double system - Rode mic on the camera (typically Canon 5D or 7D) to record better than internal mic reference and then "master" recor
Using log and transfer correctly with 5D 1080 29.97p H264s in FCP7?
by Nick Ravich 9 years ago
Hello- Running FCP 7.0.3 on a 2.93 GHZ dual quad core. Basically a novice FCP user trying to figure out my Canon 5D H264 workflow, particularly using log and transfer to transcode ingest. So downloade
Re: Using log and transfer correctly with 5D 1080 29.97p H264s in FCP7?
by Nick Ravich 9 years ago
Thanks Dave, will take a look. Nick.
Audio linking & brightness/contast in Sorenson Squeeze (from Avid)
by Nick Ravich 9 years ago
Hello- Bit of a Sorenson Squeeze novice so bear with me. Running Avid Media Composer 2.8.3 on older Mac Pro, 10.4 OS. Not sure what version level of SS I'm running. Typically been exporting MP4s direc
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