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C300MKii and Sigma lens compatibility
by Pat McGowan 4 years ago
I have a C300 MKii and Sigma 20 35 50 ART lenses plus a Sigma 150-600 Sport Zoom. All of these lenses are brand new. All of the lenses work fine on C100MKii but only the 35 50 Primes work on the C300
SPOT removal?
by Pat McGowan 4 years ago
I recently did a nature shoot and on review of the footage it is evident that there is a minute "spot" located at the same place in the frame for all of the clips. What is the best method to remove re
Re: SPOT removal?
by Jeff Pulera 4 years ago
The Boris FX Continuum Unit Pixel Fixer tool should do what you need, however as far as I can see it's only available in Boris FX Continuum Image Restoration bundle at $299 (Boris used to sell individ
SPOT Removal
by Pat McGowan 4 years ago
I recently did a nature shoot and on review of the footage it is evident that there is a minute "spot" located at the same place in the frame for all of the clips. What is the best method to remove re
Re: SPOT Removal
by Chris Wright 4 years ago
long story short, cc simple wire removal does the trick, but if you want more refinement, i find that two of them in a cross shape isolates the blurred pixels more accurately. here's a template exampl
CANON CLOG2 Luts
by Pat McGowan 5 years ago
Hi, I'm looking for LUTS specific to the Canon C300 MK II for CC2015 PPRO. Any suggestions Please email me at patm@inmotion.ca THANKS! Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada ARRI Alex
Re: CANON CLOG2 Luts
by Greg Johnson 5 years ago
I had trouble with this too and was able to figure it out. I have instructions on my blog: http: www.thebrutesquad.com c300mkii-c-log2-luts-for-premiere-pro
CLOG 2 Lut for CC 2015 PPRO?
by Pat McGowan 5 years ago
Hi, I'm looking for LUTS specific to the Canon C300 MK II for CC2015 PPRO. Any suggestions Please email me at patm@inmotion.ca THANKS! Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada ARRI Alex
C300 Mkii Resets itself when I change batteries?
by Allison Korotkin 5 years ago
I just received my new C300 MKii and when I first turned the camera on it asked me to set the date and time. Pretty typical. I set all my preferences and everything seemed to be working just fine, but
Re: C300 Mkii Resets itself when I change batteries?
by Pat McGowan 5 years ago
Yiu need to install the little round Lithium Ion battery in the bottom of the camera body. This is covered in the manual. Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada ARRI Alexas, Canon C30
Post audio with Audition?
by Pat McGowan 7 years ago
We are a multi-seat CS6 and now, CC house. Still running a dozen seats of FCP 7 and Pro tools as well. Q: is anyone actually using Audition for audio post Comments Tips n tricks Opinions Pat McGowan P
Re: Post audio with Audition?
by Pat McGowan 7 years ago
Thanks Dan, what suggestions would you have for audio I O if we were to use an iMAC for our audio workstation We only need 2 MIC inputs and 2 outputs. Ideally we'd like to be able to use the same hard
Post audio in Audition?
by Pat McGowan 7 years ago
We are a multi-seat CS6 and now, CC house. Still running a dozen seats of FCP 7 and Pro tools as well. Q: is anyone actually using Audition for audio post Comments Tips n tricks Opinions Pat McGowan P
Re: Post audio in Audition?
by Pat McGowan 7 years ago
crickets..... Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada ARRI Alexas, Canon C300s, Canon C500s Final Cut Pro (12 seats), CS6(4 seats), CC for Teams (10 seats), C4D Small-Tree GraniteSTOR
Ppro CC (7.0) VS. Ppro CS6
by Pat McGowan 7 years ago
We are on the verge of upgrading from CS6 (Snow Leopard) to CC for Teams. Anyone care to give me a heads up on obvious advantages of PPRO CC over PPRO CS6 What about the rest of the suite. Any advice
Re: Ppro CC (7.0) VS. Ppro CS6
by Paul Neumann 7 years ago
Make sure you're on the very last version of Snow Leopard to successfully upgrade to Mountain Lion.
Adobe CC installer files to install in multiple systems
by Neil Sadwelkar 7 years ago
I got myself a CC subscription about a week ago. Downloaded creative cloud installer and PPro. Then, I went "What the heck..." and downloaded Speedgrade and Dreamweaver (for different things), and pro
Re: Adobe CC installer files to install in multiple systems
by Pat McGowan 7 years ago
Ouch, this sucks! I have 20 installs to do!! Adobe really ought to think these things through. Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada Sony PMW350K, 2 Sony EX-3s, Sony EX-1 Final Cut P
Pat McGowan 9 years ago
are FCS3 licences transferable? If so I am looking for as many as 10 seats. Legit SERIALS and fully upgradable.
need FCS3 seats
by Pat McGowan 9 years ago
Are FCS3 licences transferable If so I am looking for as many as 10 seats. Legit SERIALS and fully upgradable. Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada Sony PMW350K, 2 Sony EX-3s, Sony
Re: need FCS3 seats
by Pat McGowan 9 years ago
Shane I know that, but I need LEGIT seats that will talk to the upgrade server to brings all the apps in the suite current during installs. Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada Sony
WTB - PANASONIC AJ-SD93E PAL vtr needed
by Pat McGowan 9 years ago
WTB - PANASONIC AJ-SD93E PAL vtr please email me at patm@inmotion.ca Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada Sony PMW350K, 2 Sony EX-3s, Sony EX-1 Final Cut Pro (6 seats), CS5 (4 seats
long life v-lock batteries
by Pat McGowan 9 years ago
Looking to buy some long life, high power V-Lock batteries for our Alexa. Any suggestions
Re: long life v-lock batteries
by Fred Jodry 9 years ago
Pat, if you want to make an expensive camera and the rest, look like perfect junk then use crude batteries. Otherwise, buying lots of regular NP-4 nickel- cadmium cells from Eveready or several other
Canon T2i lens recommendation
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
I have a T2i and I want to buy a telephoto lens, any recommendations for video applications email me at patm@inmotion.ca Thanks
Re: Canon T2i lens recommendation
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
I am going to be shooting some video of wildlife and can spend up to $1500 for a telephoto zoom lens. We have Canon 17-55 2.8 already and it is pretty decent. Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc.
HDR mode?
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
discuss
Re: HDR mode?
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
isn't HDR just a greatly expanded dynamic range Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada Sony PMW350K, 2 Sony EX-3s, Sony EX-1 Final Cut Pro (6 seats), CS5 (4 seats), C4D Small-Tree Gra
a bit of a giggle for y'all
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
http: www.xtranormal.com watch 6823505
Re: a bit of a giggle for y'all
by Fred Jodry 10 years ago
Pat, half of the laugh is in the replys like, "If you can t afford a good camera write a poem instead then tell it." It reminds me of my neighbor s old saying, "Rich or poor it s nice to have money."
7D vs T2I? Opinions?
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Looking to buy a DSLR for a B cam - thinking 7D but would go with T2i - opinions
Re: 7D vs T2I? Opinions?
by Stephen Smith 10 years ago
A fun series to watch is the Great Camera Shootout: http: www.zacuto.com shootout Anyways, they feel that the video quality of the 7D and T2i are very close. Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check
DVCPRO50 PAL decks
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Looking to buy QTY 3 DVCPRO50 VTRs withing the next 30-60 days.
ALEXA vs. RED?
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Anyone
Re: Alexa vs. Red?/ Daniel
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Great post!! Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada Sony PMW350K, 2 Sony EX-3s, Sony EX-1 Final Cut Pro (6 seats), CS5 (4 seats), C4D Small-Tree GraniteSTOR 32TB RAID
SAN vs NAS
by Eric Jurgenson 10 years ago
I am being told I can implement a NAS system consisting of an array with a 10GbE port, and a GbE switch with a 10GbE uplink port, that will give me SAN functionality in a heterogeneous (Mac & PC) envi
Re: SAN vs NAS
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Yes, it is possible as long as you use the right vendor. Do not attempt this with a cheapo solution. Or with disparate components thrown together. E-mail me at patm@inmotion.ca for more information fr
Camera Carry-On
by Bill Evelyn 10 years ago
Hello, I am flying commercial later this week, my first trip with a camera since before 9-11. Back in the day, I used to carry-on all my video cameras without any problem, checking the rest of my equi
Re: Camera Carry-On
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
on another note, try the KATA airbags when bringing your camera as carry on - they are amazing!! Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada Sony PMW350K, 2 Sony EX-3s, Sony EX-1 Final Cut
5DMKII dream setup?
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
What is the dream setup for a 5DMKII rig suitable for HD video Body - memory - mounts - lenses - mics - monitoring - cases, the works. Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada Sony PMW3
Re: 5DMKII dream setup?
by Norman Willis 10 years ago
Please see also: http: philipbloom.net gear His 7D trainup DVD is also excellent, and highlights how to put the 'dream kit' into use. Norman Willis www.nazareneisrael.org
Small Tree end user experience report
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
SmallTree rocks. That's high praise coming from someone who has been purchasing computer based production gear for going on 3 decades. We had an integrator build a NAS last year and it worked for awhi
Re: Small Tree end user experience report
by Gordon Inglis 10 years ago
I'd like to second Pat's comments. We have set up a 32tb RAID with another 32tb to be added shortly with 7 FCP systems and soon to add a couple of PC's to the mix. We're working primarily with XDcam f
the business of Alexa
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
OK, at the risk of being flogged by the gang....I would like some opinions about the business case in adopting Alexa versus say, Canon 5D MKII bodies or even Red bodies. Given the difference in initia
Re: the business of Alexa
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Gary, thanks for the comments. Pretty much my thinking so far.... Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada Sony PMW350K, 2 Sony EX-3s, Sony EX-1 Final Cut Pro (6 seats), CS5 (4 seats),
oh boy
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
http: www.appleinsider.com articles 10 05 18 apple_scaling_final_cut_studio_apps_to_fit_prosumers.html Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada Sony PMW350K, Sony EX-3, Sony EX-1 Final
Re: oh boy
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
yeah, go easy on me.....I actually don't have time to cruise the web trying to decipher what is bunk and what is decent reference material....unfortunately someone I know to be fairly "with it" sent m
What you want from this forum
by David Battistella 10 years ago
This is a fairly new forum at the Cow and I am in very good company with Digital Expert Gary Adcock. I just thought I would start this thread to get a feeling for what you would like to see from this
Re: What you want from this forum
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Gary, you have captured my thoughts exactly. We are in a similar position and are making identical decisions. Our concerns echo yours. Pat McGowan President, inMotion DVS Inc. Ottawa, Canada Sony PMW3
Camtasia question
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
I know, wrong forum bu what the heck. i have a client that wants to send me Camtasia V 6.3 AVIs (must be captured on PC as the app they are demoing is PC only) and also the project files. I asked them
Re: Camtasia question
by Ben Heusner Brownlee 10 years ago
Yes the Camtasia software can zoom in very nicely into the capture using the Zoom Pan tab. So basically they capture the entire screen window, then focus afterwards. Or you can capture just a specific
Scene detection
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Can scene detection be done either during capture or with a captured clip in FCS2 Source is 1080i 29.97 captured Pre Res 422 HQ via HDSDI input on Kona LHi card.
Re: Scene detection
by Andy Mees 10 years ago
As I recall, only DV scene detection is built in, for other codecs there are 3rd party solutions such as that from http: scene-detector.com and http: videotoolshed.com page=products&pID=13
FCS3 retrograde to FCS2 troubles
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
We are attempting a retrograde from FCS3 to FCS2 and cannot get the install to complete. Have tried FCS Remover to no avail. Anyone have a bulletproof method for this
Re: FCS3 retrograde to FCS2 troubles
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
tried FCS remover, no go, ended up using Carbon Copy Cloner to clone a different sys drive and then simply applied the new SER#, worksed like a charm.
System Drive "ghost"
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
We have 5 MAC PROs, 4 are running Leopard with FCS2 and one is running Snow leopard with FCS3. We want to retrograde the FCS3 install to FCS2 and are having troubles. So, we want to "ghost" one of our
Re: System Drive "ghost"
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Carbon Copy Cloner did it, thanks folks.
Mic mount
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Looking to replace our studio condenser mic mounting arm. We use a Rode NT2 mic and the arm needs to be articulated and adjustable with a desk mount. Any Ideas
Re: Mic mount
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
thanks Bill, now what studio mount do you recommend
EX-3 to PMW 350
by William McCauley 10 years ago
Has anyone moved up to the PMW 350 from the EX-3 Sent my EX-3 to sony because of a soft focus problem with the lens and now I'm getting status back that the unit was damage by UPS. It was insured and
Re: EX-3 to PMW 350
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
We bought the PMW350K as our A Cam and se use the EX-3 as the B Cam. Love the PMW350K. Image quality, build, functionality are all very good value and a major upgrade from EX-3. Kit lens is good for t
4:2:2 codec
by Antony Christie 10 years ago
Hi all, I have recently been messing around do some green screen stuff, but the results leave a little to be desired. I read a good article on best practices (sorry can't remember where now) in which
Re: 4:2:2 codec
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
Are any of them smaller than a pack of smokes
PMW-350 XDCAM Pros/Cons
by Bill Paris 10 years ago
Looking closely at the PMW-350 as a "Big Brother" alternative to the EX1 EX3 and a B-Camera for my Sony F-900, has anyone had a chance to try this camera out Some of the features I find appealing: 2 3
Re: PMW-350 XDCAM Pros/Cons
by Pat McGowan 10 years ago
We bought a PMW350K in December and we love this camera. The images are fantastic, it is nice and light, fully featured, sips power, has a decent stock lens and an amazing viewfinder. Value for money
P2 File Sequence Settings
by Cindy Linebaugh 11 years ago
Hello - I am trying to import P2 files but none of the preset sequence settings seem to match. Here are the properties of one of the files I am trying to import: Type: P2 Movie File Size: 606.6 MB Ima
Re: P2 File Sequence Settings
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
PPRO (CS4 4.1) on MAC seems to have big troubles importing P2 files. We are getting a frame size error and there is no workaround we can figure out. had to take the job over to a PC AXIO system to get
CS4 support?
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
Just installed CS4 on a new MACPRO with a KONA LHi. Seems that Premiere Pro is not supported by the LHi and vice versa. Or is it me
Re: CS4 support?
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
Man, there's always something! Why would AJA post drivers and utilities for CS4 when they can't work based on the status of the Adobe software That's a bit frustrating.I really hope "any day" means to
KONA 3 vs. KONA LHi
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
I am about to place an order for 3 cards. Anyone care to chime in with Pros and Cons of going with LHi cards instead of KONA 3s We are working in the compressed HD world for now (Panasonic DVCPROHD wi
Re: KONA 3 vs. KONA LHi
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
Hopefully we'll see a card next product cycle that gives us the 2-4K processing throughput and the analog I O of an LHi.
Pro Tools and KONA LH
by Mike Maloney 11 years ago
Curious. I'm having issues with Pro Tools. The DigiDesign folks don't provide support for a KONA LH card in the same Mac with their product. (They do however, provide support for Black Magic) Is anyon
Re: Pro Tools and KONA LH
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
OK, so can I run Protools 8 on a MACPRO 8 Core with a KONA LHi as the I O or not
JVC GY-HM700UXT vs SONY EX-3
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
JVC GY-HM700UXT VERSUS SONY EX-3. Discuss
Re: JVC GY-HM700UXT vs SONY EX-3
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
If they do release a 750 with full studio controls it will be a very strong camera choice. We are test driving the 700 and Ex-3 next week so I am really eager to A B these cams.
My first HPX500 experience
by Trevor Ward 11 years ago
For the past 4 years I've owned a DVX100 and put nearly 1000 hours on it, shooting all over the world. I had used an HVX200 a handful of times and this past weekend I rented an HPX500. This was my fir
Re: My first HPX500 experience
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
Jan, what is the pixel count for the new HPX300 imager
Blu Ray burner and set top player
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
Looking to install a Blu Ray burner on our PCs (HP XW9300, HP XW 8200, Lenovo Thinkstation) and also get a set top player. Suggestions
widescreen DV
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
Can you shoot DV widescreen format when using HVX 200 (to tape or P2)
Re: widescreen DV
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
Thanks Steve.
Matrox Announces Support for Adobe Creative Suite 4 Production Premium and the Windows Vista 64-bit Operating System on Matrox Axio LE and RT.X2 Realtime HD and SD Editing Platforms
by Gary Bettan 11 years ago
Montreal, Canada - December 17, 2008 Matrox Video Products Group today announced that software release 4.0 for the Matrox Axio LE and RT.X2 family of HD and SD editing platforms will support the recen
Re: Matrox Announces Support for Adobe Creative Suite 4 Production Premium and the Windows Vista 64-bit Operating System on Matrox Axio LE and RT.X2 Realtime HD and SD Editing Platforms
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
Support for AXIO HD and AXIO SD
CS4 on Vista
by Jeff Gulick 11 years ago
I am running PremierPro CS4 (Master Collection) on a new HP Touchsmart with Vista - 4GB ram... Slow, lots of weird bugs, some crashes... How do I maximize speed and shut off useless toys Thanks! Jeff
Re: CS4 on Vista
by Pat McGowan 11 years ago
Vince, we are waiting for Matrox AXIO drivers for Vista 64 and CS4 but I would be very interested in your review of CS4 vs. CS3. Cheers, Pat M.
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