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Patrick Fries

I love adventure and capturing incredible moments on film. How fortunate I am to make a living doing what I love!
Member Since:
October 21st 2006
18 Posts
Location:
AUSTIN TEXAS
LaCie drives do not work on all iMacs
by Patrick Fries 2 years ago
I'm having problems getting all of my LaCie drives to open on my three iMacs. I have two LaCie 5big Thunderbolt 2 drives (2015) and a new LaCie 2big Dock Thunderbolt 3 drive (2017), and all of them ar
Re: LaCie drives do not work on all iMacs
by Hal Beery 1 year ago
Thanks, Bob. With the operating SSD (Sierra OS) , will there be any issues reloading the SSD after a crash from the Bootable external HDD that is formatted OS extended (journaled) GUID partition map (
Premiere Project won't open on multiple Macs
by Patrick Fries 2 years ago
We have 3 iMacs, all with the same operating system (macOS Sierra, version 10.12.6) and the latest version of Premiere, and we also have two LaCie 5big 20 TB drives (one we use to edit with and the ot
Re: Premiere Project won't open on multiple Macs
by Patrick Fries 2 years ago
Hi Oliver, Oddly yes, it happens on the back up as well. But if we copy a project file over to another drive, it seems to open just fine so we're considering copying all of the assets of the main driv
Patrick Fries 7 years ago
Tyler Nose Mount question- We shot with the nose mount a few weeks ago and the footage has an odd shake that looks almost electronic in nature. At first we thought it was the helicopter or the mount itself, but this slight left to right shake is not indicative of those two problems. Lens, perhaps? Anyone experience this?
Helicopter shooting with the HPX
by Tom Keith 9 years ago
Plan on shooting in the South American jungles on a 8 passenger heli with the 170. Any advice on stabilizers rentals Don't have a huge budget. Thanks
Re: Helicopter shooting with the HPX
by Patrick Fries 9 years ago
I've shot hundreds of hours with both mounts and hand held. One thing you might consider is getting a GoPro and just strap on the skids, which worked for me a couple of times. You have to tell the pil
New Panasonic Cameras
by Dan Brockett 9 years ago
Not sure when links to images will appear but Panasonic has announced whole new crop of cameras pre-NAB at their press conference today. http: eon.businesswire.com news eon 20110410005066 en AG-3DP1,
Re: New Panasonic Cameras
by Patrick Fries 9 years ago
I wonder if the 250 will be considered an HD rated camera by the broadcasters. The two 170's that I have are great, but considered SD cameras by Discovery et all. I wonder if there's any chance that t
HPX 170 prime lens attachment
by Patrick Fries 9 years ago
Can anyone recommend a way to use a prime lens on the HPX 170 that's easy enough to use in remote locations Many thanks for the help. Patrick Fries Patrick Fries Director DP Arrowhead Films Austin, Te
Re: HPX 170 prime lens attachment
by Patrick Fries 9 years ago
Thanks Dan, I'll look around to see if I can find some video samples of what it looks like. PF Patrick Fries Director DP Arrowhead Films Austin, Texas 512-302-1100
FCP sequence won't duplicate
by Patrick Fries 10 years ago
A strange thing happened today when our editor tried to duplicate a sequence...it wouldn't do it!! Anyone run across this problem before It will duplicate other sequences, but not this one particular
Re: FCP sequence won't duplicate
by Don Walker 10 years ago
Just for grins, try another way to duplicate. if your using your keyboard, (option D) try using your control click menu (or right click menu). After I upgraded to FCP 7 and Snow Leopard, If I tried to
HDX900 Tripod/Head recommendations
by Patrick Fries 13 years ago
I'm curious if anyone might be able to offer up a recommendation for a good set of sticks and a head and where they've purchased it. We have an old set of Gitzo sticks that I really like because we l
Unislot Drop-in Wireless Mic Question - (SDX900 Question)
by Peter Corbett 13 years ago
Does anyone have experience of the Azden 1000URX Si or Sennheiser EK-3041U Unislot wireless systems for Panasonic cameras The Sennheiser is a fair bit dearer, but I'm hoping that with a quality mic, t
Re: Unislot Drop-in Wireless Mic Question - (SDX900 Question)
by Patrick Fries 13 years ago
I have to confess that we haven't yet addressed the unislot issue with our 900, but you've inspired me to consider it. I haven't seen this slot before and am curious about the power drain with the mic
Questions for HDX900 users
by Tom Miller 13 years ago
I'm interested in learning how those who already have and are using the HDX900 are positioning it to your clients and potential clients. Varicam and CineAlte are so branded and asked for in this indus
Re: Questions for HDX900 users
by Patrick Fries 13 years ago
Thanks so much for that information. All my years behind the camera and I never came across that. Still learning. We just got our 900 today and we have the Cannon super wide lens, which is scarey beca
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