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Paul Ray

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August 26th 2009
31 Posts
31.97fps????
by Paul Ray 7 years ago
Hello, I was given a bunch of .wmv footage to edit into a project. It was recorded straight from a video conferencing unit if I understand correctly. In other words, this footage was not captured on a
Re: 31.97fps????
by Dave LaRonde 7 years ago
Do you have Flip4Mac from Telestream If so, import the original clips into FCP, highlight them in the FCP Browser and look at the original frame rate. Don't trust the quicktime player to give you an a
FCP 7 Video Effects
by Paul Ray 7 years ago
I don't know the technicalities behind it, but it's been my understanding that applying certain effects within FCP 7, such as color correction and or widescreen, can lead to a degradation of image qua
Re: FCP 7 Video Effects
by Rafael Amador 7 years ago
Effects do not degrade the picture, re-compression does. The sequence codec is vital to avoid further re-compression. Use Prores. Paul Ray "I've never even considered using the sharpening effect befor
Data Rate Question
by Paul Ray 7 years ago
Hello, I'm in post on a festival quality short film, and my sound guy has gone AWOL. He's given me low-res MP3's to work with, which have a date rate of 15.6 K sec. The plan was once I had a picture l
Re: Data Rate Question
by Paul Ray 7 years ago
Fantastic... Thank you!
Adding audio to timeline, after adding just video
by Paul Ray 9 years ago
Hello, Here is my situation; I dropped a bunch of video clips into my timeline WITHOUT the corresponding audio, thinking I didn't want any nat sounds.... Looking at it now, I want those nat sounds, an
Re: Adding audio to timeline, after adding just video
by Paul Ray 9 years ago
Hey, it works! And that wasn't half as difficult as learning how to make the F10 button work on this keyboard! Thanks for your help, Paul
blurry motion on TV
by Paul Ray 9 years ago
Hello, I have a project that when burned to DVD and watched on a HDTV through a DVD player, any motion in the actors, i.e., heads turning, leaning forward, etc., blurs for a second before clearing up.
Re: blurry motion on TV
by Paul Ray 9 years ago
If that's the case, in compressor, under Frame Controls, should I leave the output fields as "same as source" Does deinterlacing the clip in FCP make it progressive Thanks for your input... I really a
Achieving that "film" look
by Paul Ray 9 years ago
Hello, I'm shooting video with a DSLR, 30fps. The image is great, but on a TV monitor, any type of camera movement screams "video" in appearance. What is the best way to make this footage look 24fps I
Re: Achieving that "film" look
by Paul Ray 9 years ago
Thanks everyone... I'm shooting with the 5D, so 24p is not an option at this point. Does anyone have experience with Nattress Film Effects They claim to do 24p conversion. Reid, that DSLR guide is swe
Can 60i be made to "match" 24P?
by Ned Miller 9 years ago
I did a search of both forums and found nothing, I consider this a bigger challenge than a Basics question. Here goes: I was using an HVX200 and had set and SAVED a scene file for 480 24P and shot a t
Re: Can 60i be made to "match" 24P?
by Paul Ray 9 years ago
I just tried this technique in compressor, and the footage came out looking choppy. Any suggestions as to what I'm doing wrong
Timelapse from DSLR stills
by Paul Ray 9 years ago
Hello, I have 400 stills from my Canon 5D Mark II. I've imported them all into FCP, now the question is how to efficiently get all 400 into my timeline at 1 or 2 frames a piece. Is there a way to do t
Re: Timelapse from DSLR stills
by Paul Ray 9 years ago
I did what Brynn suggested, changing my FCP settings to import the stills in at 1 frame in length each, and dropped them into my timeline. Then, I took a bit of Ben's advice, exporting the 400 frames
Footage being squashed or stretched on HD TV's
by Paul Ray 9 years ago
Hello, I just bought an HD TV, and saw one of my old music videos that was shot in 4:3 stretched horizontally to fit the entire screen. I went back into FCP, cropped the 4:3 video to 16:9, have export
Re: Footage being squashed or stretched on HD TV's
by Daniel Low 9 years ago
You need to get to know the aspect ratio settings of your TV! __________________________________________________________________ Sent from my iPad Nano.
Creating stunning black and white video
by Paul Ray 10 years ago
Hello, I was wondering if anyone had any tips tricks on how to create stunning black and white video from color footage... I've gone in, and using the 3 Way Color Corrector removed all color, made my
Re: Creating stunning black and white video
by Paul Ray 10 years ago
This helps a lot, thanks... Can you point me in the right direction to learn a bit more about the interlacing issues I need to be aware of I'm doing one version of the video for TV, and one for the we
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