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Phil Radelat

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Odd Monitor Phenomenon
by Phil Radelat 4 years ago
Hi folks, I posted this over at VideoGuys Tech, but I figured I'll put this here as well because I have no idea where else to post this. This issue may or may not be familiar, but here goes. I recentl
Re: Odd Monitor Phenomenon
by Phil Radelat 4 years ago
The only change was the monitor and how it receives it's signal, HDMI & DVI instead of a VGA feed. No other changes were made or software installed. I had actually bought the monitor a while back but
Odd Monitor Phenomenon
by Phil Radelat 4 years ago
Hi folks, I'm just throwing this in here because I have no idea where else to post this. This issue may or may not be familiar, but here goes. I recently replace an old HD monitor with an Acer K272HUL
Alternative stabilizers for Premiere Pro CS6?
by Phil Radelat 5 years ago
Are there any other stabilizers I can use with Premiere Pro CS6 The Warp Stabilizer is just obnoxiously slow and computationally intensive. I thought it would take advantage of the Mercury engine but
Re: Alternative stabilizers for Premiere Pro CS6?
by Phil Radelat 5 years ago
Although obviously you want a good-quality stabilization, my primary concern is SPEED. The warp stabilizer is painfully slow, and chokes my system in the process. I'll have to test out their demo to s
How to set up 16 FPS project in premiere CS6
by Gordon Stewart 5 years ago
I'm importing image sequences that were made in C4D at 16 fps. There is no setting for 16fps in PPro, even in the custom mode, just 15 then up to 23.976. Is there a way to do this Thanks.
Re: How to set up 16 FPS project in premiere CS6
by Phil Radelat 5 years ago
Unless you plan to do any type of image processing in PP, you're better off using another app. On the PC side, you can used the free app VirtualDub to do this.
Purging Unused Media
by Phil Radelat 5 years ago
Is there a tool in PP that allows you to automatically purge all unused media imported into a given project before archiving the project Thanks.
Re: Purging Unused Media
by Steve Brame 5 years ago
Project Remove Unused Asus P6X58D Premium * Core i7 950 * 24GB RAM * nVidia Quadro 4000 * Windows 7 Premium 64bit * System Drive - WD Caviar Black 500GB * 2nd Drive(Pagefile, Previews) - WD Velocirapt
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What is the difference between Media Composer and NewCutter?
by Phil Radelat 5 years ago
The title says it all. I can't seem to find any information about this, and very little on NewsCutter itself. So what are the differences, and are they any tutorials videos or other docs specifically
Re: What is the difference between Media Composer and NewCutter?
by Phil Radelat 5 years ago
Thanks. What tools are you referring to
Some Avid Questions
by Phil Radelat 5 years ago
Hi folks, I've been out of the Avid loop for many years now, but there is a possibility I may get some work at a local station that uses it. I would imagine they are using Newscutter, but a trip over
Re: Some Avid Questions
by Phil Radelat 5 years ago
Thanks for your replies. I can't say I agree about transcoding raw footage, it's obviously inefficient, but that's neither here nor there. If a network wants to put up with that, that's their business
Creating 1970's Chyron-Style Character Text
by Phil Radelat 6 years ago
I'm working on a project that simulates a lost late 1970's early 1980's videotape with talking heads on it and I need to generate lower thirds in the style of the character generators of the day. I no
Re: Creating 1970's Chyron-Style Character Text
by Phil Radelat 6 years ago
Thanks for all your replies. I'll try it out first in PP to see what I get. I don't have access to old high-end decks, but I still have an old VHS recorder I plan to send the footage through and bounc
HD Audio Codec, and DSLR Video Files
by Phil Radelat 6 years ago
I posted this over at the Premiere forum, but apparently got black stares from it. Hopefully it'll fare better here. I've been under the impression that HDV and AVCHD video use some kind of MP3 varian
Re: HD Audio Codec, and DSLR Video Files
by Mike Smith 6 years ago
AVCHD normally features compressed audio though some cameras offer uncompressd as an option. http: en.wikipedia.org wiki AVCHD#Audio_formats http: www.avchd-info.org format index.html The D600 and D51
Premiere CS6 Audio Sync Issue
by John Deas 6 years ago
Hello all, I come to you with a question I'm not sure at this point can be answered so please prove me wrong! I shot a bunch of video and the audio really isn't all that important so I just shot it us
Re: Premiere CS6 Audio Sync Issue
by Phil Radelat 6 years ago
I don't know why that's happening, but if you need to keep the in-camera audio in your project, export the audio as a wav aif and re-import it into the project, throw it on the time line and shut off
Patch tool not patching
by Phil Radelat 7 years ago
I freelance at various locations as a retoucher, and I notice that on some workstations the patch tool doesn't work correctly. When patching dark areas it just creates a dark blob of the area. Yet if
Re: Patch tool not patching
by Phil Radelat 7 years ago
...guess not. :-)
19 Billion Triangles Render
by Phil Radelat 8 years ago
OK, the ball's in autodesks' court ;-) http: www.blendernation.com 2012 03 23 19-billion-triangles-render
Disable brush spacing globally
by Phil Radelat 8 years ago
Is it possible to globally disable brush spacing for all brushes, or do you have to go in brush-by-brush and shut it off
Autodesk EULA
by Phil Radelat 8 years ago
FYI from blendernation: http: www.blendernation.com 2011 06 16 a-close-look-at-the-autodesk-2012-eula #utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Blendernation+%28BlenderNation%29
Re: Autodesk EULA
by Stuart Christensen 8 years ago
This is pretty standard stuff for most of the software giants. They spend a ton of money and time to develop and manage their products and for the most part it's all about combating rampant piracy. So
lens flare on white background
by Chris Read 9 years ago
I am dong a logo project for someone who wants the background to remain white and the text black. There is an instance in which i need a light ray to appear and flash across the writing, i wanted to u
Re: lens flare on white background
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
I forgot this isn't Photoshop. :-) You'll have to render your flare against black first and extract an alpha from it before you can try my approach.
4:4:4 vs 4:2:2 Keying Comparisons
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
After discussing keying options in this thread: http: forums.creativecow.net thread 2 998418#998418 I'm curious to know if there's a site showing the quality difference between 4:4:4 and 4:2:2 keys. U
Re: 4:4:4 vs 4:2:2 Keying Comparisons
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
Oh I'm not hung on 4:4:4, I just want to see what can be done with 4:2:2, as it's the only option that appears available to small productions. I want to see how problem areas like hair are going to co
Getting high color space for keying
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
Hi folks, is there an interface that allows you to extract a signal from a videocam or DSLR to get higher color for keying than you'll get from the h.264 encoding the camera will record in For instanc
Re: Getting high color space for keying
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
Actually my shallow DoF reference wasn't really about keying, it was really about having the best of all worlds if you could adequately key off a DSLR and also have it's filmic shooting capabilities w
Photoshop 3D Tools
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
I just finished some tutorials on PShop's 3D tools, and it got me wondering. Is it just me, or are those 3D capabilities the most useless crap you've ever seen in your life Curious.
Re: Photoshop 3D Tools
by Naftoli Mann 8 years ago
i find the tools way to convoluted and with hours of work all you can hope for is mediocre results. deke has like a 40 hour photoshop 3d course and the end result is stuff you could learn in 20 minute
Funky CS5
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
I recently updated to CS5 from CS3, and I'm noticing some things that don't seem right to me. First, the brushes feel as though they have a "hot spot" in the middle. I know there's always been a fallo
Re: Funky CS5
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
Well, it turned out to be the OpenGL setting. I shut it off, and PShop was back to normal. I'm curious, Paul, do you have an ATI or nVidia card in your Mac Apparently Adobe got chummy with nVidia in d
Is it possible to change the program font?
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
Is there any way to change the font used in the new CS5 suite Ever since CS4, Adobe has been using a type style that just uses up more real estate. They use a thicker font because they've defaulted to
Re: Is it possible to change the program font?
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
I'll take that as a "no", LOL!
Can't move object with direct selection tool
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
I'm trying to learn Illustrator, and I'm going through an online tutorial on envelope distortions. I noticed that I can't move the created compound object with the direct selection tool after the one
Re: Can't move object with direct selection tool
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
I figured it out. I forgot I had set OBJECT SELECTION BY PATH ONLY in the preferences, as per another tutorial by Deke McClelland.
A Tale Of Two Computers
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
Hi folks, here's an interesting tidbit I've run across that I'm rather confused about. I just built myself a new machine to run stuff like 64-bit PShop CS5 and whatnot, using Win7 64-bit. The machine
Re: A Tale Of Two Computers
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
I guess that left everyone just as perplexed as I am, LOL!
Avid Free DV for Mac?
by Michael Schmidt 9 years ago
Can anyone direct me to a copy of Avid Free DV for Mac I'm trying to brush up on Avid (I've been off it for years using FCP) and can't afford to buy a copy for practice. I just want to refresh my memo
Re: Avid Free DV for Mac?
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
I posted on my original thread about this, not sure how I wound up here. :-) anyway, as I said there, I'm under the impression this is no longer available, as you noticed I never got a response to my
Avid Free Questions
by Phil Radelat 12 years ago
I'm thinking of loading Free into a small laptop to take on the road to dump and edit footage (mostly simple cuts and dissolves), but I have a few questions. First, is this still the same version of F
Re: Avid Free Questions
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
I'm under the impression this is no longer available, as you noticed I never got a response to my own question. You might be able to find it somewhere on the web, but I doubt it's available from Avid
Lightworks Open-Sourced
by Phil Radelat 9 years ago
I've been looking at the open source graphic and audio production alternatives for some time now, and while some are good, many lack in ways that hinder their use in a professional environment. This p
Re: Lightworks Open-Sourced
by Mark Suszko 9 years ago
I thought the Profile DDR was miraculous, but they were priced so ungodly high that few places bought one. Pity, because it would have made an awesome drop-in replacement for our one-inch VTR's and gi
A thought on Stabilization
by Dale Paquette 10 years ago
Has anyone tried this - my Canon HV30 is really small and lightweight and thus shakes with every little body movement and breeze that comes along. I am contemplating adding some weight probably where
Re: A thought on Stabilization
by Phil Radelat 10 years ago
How 'bout one of these
Unable to connect to Cow forums
by Alexander Kallas 12 years ago
Hi Guys, at my office, I have a Jelly Bean G3 iMac with OS 10.3.9 and Safari 1.3.1 Suddenly this combo connects to all other websites EXCEPT Creative Cow forums. At home G4 laptops and tower connect f
Re: Unable to connect to Cow forums
by Phil Radelat 12 years ago
Hmmm, you might want to check out this thread: http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 14 862861
WORD for .mac
by Donna Smoot 12 years ago
I bought a new MacPro computer. I bought Word for .mac and installed it on my computer. I've used it quite successfully when I open it and then choose a file. My issue is that on the new computer is a
Re: WORD for .mac
by Phil Radelat 12 years ago
The installation issues are with the operating system. OSX has hidden program setup files similar to the way Windows does. I don't know how to find the files you need to delete, as they are coded, I b
Direct MPEG2 Video Editing
by Phil Radelat 12 years ago
Hi folks, a friend of mine is trying to edit footage he shot on his Canon DC220 DVD camcorder on his mac. However, the native iMovie HD software doesn't seem to support this capability, which is kinda
Re: Direct MPEG2 Video Editing
by 12 years ago
The new iMovie 08 will handle your camera just fine. http: docs.info.apple.com article.html artnum=306171#2 Just be aware that iMovie 08 requires a G5 processor or newer.
Roaming Desktop Icons
by Phil Radelat 14 years ago
Whenever I restart my G5 at work, some (but not all) of my desktop icons, primarily my hard drives and various file icons, are getting shifted around on the desktop. Mostly (but not always) it's the i
Re: Roaming Desktop Icons
by Phil Radelat 14 years ago
Not overtly full. Not sure why that would make a difference. I've had desktops that were more full of icons, files, and whatnot in OS 9 and earlier and nothing ever wandered off. I've only seen this p
does anyone know how they did this ?
by janaipnai 14 years ago
http: img.photobucket.com albums v722 jnam _MG_9859.jpg can anyone help me with how they did this with or with out a slow shutter speed
Re: does anyone know how they did this ?
by Phil Radelat 14 years ago
Someone "traced" the individuals with a flashlite with an open shutter on the camera with a very small F-stop (notice the large depth-of-field). Then they fired off a fill-in flash at a desired exposu
Virtual Ram In OSX
by Phil Radelat 14 years ago
Is there a setting for v-ram in OSX like there was in OS-9 We have a G4 running OS at work who's primary drive is down to 2 gigs free space. I added an additional drive and I want the OS to go to it f
Re: Virtual Ram In OSX
by Phil Radelat 14 years ago
Thanks for your replies. Well, the system has a gig of ram, and because of it's age we won't be spending any more money on this hardware (the hard drive I put in was a spare). I noticed the system was
Compiling Source Code In OS-X
by Phil Radelat 14 years ago
Hi folks, I've installed the open source graphics program GIMP on a dual G5 running OS-X (I believe the OS version is 10.2, or something like that). GIMP is running fine, as there is already a pre-com
Re: Compiling Source Code In OS-X
by Phil Radelat 14 years ago
Hey thanks!. I'll have to check to see which disk this is. It sounds like there are several disks, I hope it's identified somehow.
442 Audio Interface
by Phil Radelat 14 years ago
Someone gave me an old Digidesign 442 from a Media Composer station, and I was wondering if I could use the balanced 4-in A D via the SPDIF output. I have an SPDIF input on my PCs, and was curious if
Re: 442 Audio Interface
by Phil Radelat 14 years ago
Guess not, eh
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