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Robbie Carman

Robbie Carman is a Colorist and co-owner of Amigo Media LLC a small finishing boutique located in Washington, DC with a focus on broadcast television and independent film finishing. Robbie has 12 years of experience in SD and HD projects including hu... [more]
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Render Cache is NOT persistent on network attached drives
by Eric Lalicata 4 years ago
For those who read this on the Blackmagic forum, I apologize for the redundancy. Last week I posted about optimized media becoming unlinked after a restart. Zero response from Blackmagic people. So af
Re: Render Cache is NOT persistent on network attached drives
by Robbie Carman 4 years ago
hmmm I can report with my Small Tree 10GB SAN (TZ8 with 48TB) I don't have this problem at all. Render Cache is presistent on same machine through restarts of Resolve or the system and render cache is
Titan-X in Netstor GPU-expander not detected
by Roman Stricker 4 years ago
Hi there! I just got two Titan-X and put them into my Netstor 255A which is connected to a mid 2012 MacPro 5.1 One of the Titans shows up in the system profiler and works correctly while the other one
Re: Titan-X in Netstor GPU-expander not detected
by Robbie Carman 4 years ago
I can confirm this issue as Joe does with Cubix - its a 2 card Nvidia issue. If your GUI card is an AMD card you'll be able to address both the Titan X cards you have in the expander. I have 2 rooms w
Pages Tab not showing in Davinci Resolve (Macbook Pro Retina)
by Aaron Budiman 5 years ago
Hi guys, I recently just picked up a new rMBP for myself, and I have a very noob problem as I just started using OS X. :) As you can't see, I have no clue where the pages tab is. P.S. My display scali
Re: Pages Tab not showing in Davinci Resolve (Macbook Pro Retina)
by Robbie Carman 5 years ago
change your display settings to "more space" Robbie Carman ---------------- Colorist and Author My Books Online Training Twitter Blog Mixing Light Powered By The Tao Of Color
Davinci Resolve Gallery Stills Displaying Size Incorrectly
by Josh kanuck 5 years ago
When I try to use stills they are sized about 50% smaller than my timeline footage. This of course makes it a pretty useless feature for me. Does anyone else have this problem It hasn't always been li
Re: Davinci Resolve Gallery Stills Displaying Size Incorrectly
by Robbie Carman 5 years ago
errr. there is a slider to resize stills at the bottom of the stills area on the color page and you can of course do the same thing on the Gallery Page If you're referring to when you display a still
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Updated to OS X 10.9.2 and Resolve 10.1.2 and lost 2nd GPU
by Mike Halper 5 years ago
After upgrading OS X to 10.9.2 and Resolve (full version) to 10.1.2 I noticed that Resolve only sees one of my GPUs. I have 2 Titans installed. Both work and both show in System Profiler. Prior to upd
Re: Updated to OS X 10.9.2 and Resolve 10.1.2 and lost 2nd GPU
by Robbie Carman 5 years ago
Yep same here with one of our assist stations. Titans in a cubix. What I'm seeing is slightly different More details here http: liftgammagain.com forum index.php threads strange-issue-with-titans-10-9
compare different grades
by Rick van den Berg 5 years ago
Hi, is it possible to create more grades at the same shot to quickly switch and compare tweak for example, in apple color you can just click something like ''add new grade''. Im familiar with the ''gr
Re: compare different grades
by Robbie Carman 5 years ago
yes, versions allow you do exactly what you're asking. You have unlimited versions in resolve, you can name them etc. There are shortcuts for quickly flipping back and forth and depending what panel (
Importing corrections
by Chad Terpstra 6 years ago
Apple Color had this handy feature to import corrections from a different sequence. This meant if you had identical sequences then all your grades would land on the right clips (minus tracking data).
Re: Importing corrections
by Robbie Carman 6 years ago
sure...its called colortrace. Very handy indeed. Robbie Carman ---------------- Colorist and Author My Books Online Training Twitter Blog Mixing Light Powered By The Tao Of Color
What's your display gamma
by Paul mitchell 8 years ago
Hi there Resolve community Wondering what gamma value people are using on their sdi grading displays(LCD or plasma) out of the blackmagic video cards when grading HD rec 709 ; 2.2, 2.4, 2.6 Thanks
Re: What's your display gamma
by Alexis Hurkman 8 years ago
Since my book (the Color Correction Handbook) is quoted, allow me to make a slight correction, and to elaborate on Mike Most's reply. At the time I wrote that, I was going by information regarding the
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Penta and FSI comparison
by Chris Tomberlin 6 years ago
Anybody out there put a Penta and Flanders side by side I know "better" can subjective term so I won't ask which is "better". Just wondering as a grading monitor if one is more accurate than the other
Re: Penta and FSI comparison
by Robbie Carman 6 years ago
Brandon - Curious what's the price point for that 55 Looking for something in that size for upgraded client monitors Robbie Carman ---------------- Colorist and Author My Books Online Training Twitter
prores clips with not extansion - Can't read in Resolve
by Ronen Pestes 6 years ago
This is a general question for my knowledge understanding - Why clips with not '.mov' or with the '.-v.mov' extension are not recognized in resolve, yet been seen in Final cut Thanks, Ronen
Re: prores clips with not extansion - Can't read in Resolve
by Robbie Carman 6 years ago
don't worry about removing the -v part. This issue happens to me all the time with FCP MM projects. What I do is use Automator to batch rename. As long as you don't kill the -v part FCP will batch rel
680s, 780s, Titans
by Paul King 6 years ago
Hi All Here comes that same question again re GPUs. I have to deliver a new Resolve system. It will be based on the Supermicro board and the client wants to do 4k. So to do 4k you need 4 x 680 @ 6000
Re: 680s, 780s, Titans
by Robbie Carman 6 years ago
Just to reinforce a couple things Juan has mentioned.... Mac can now with latest OS and drivers def. do 5 cards. I'm running it now. Couldn't get it to work at first SMC reset has done the trick. Like
Teranex 3D and Hyperdeck Studio Pro - Anything?
by Robbie Carman 6 years ago
I love BMD - own multiple Resolve Systems with full panels, lots of decklink cards, Smart Views etc but I have to say I'm loosing my mind and my patience with BMD on shipment of the Teranex 3D and Hyp
Re: Teranex 3D and Hyperdeck Studio Pro - Anything?
by Aleksander Steffensen 6 years ago
BMD has a user forum, I think you should post your question there rather than here, as it seems this section has more or less "died" after their user forum went online. http: forum.blackmagicdesign.co
Hyper Deck Studio Frame Accurate Layback from FCP 7
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
Hi all We're looking for frame accurate and controllable layback solution from FCP 7 via RS 422 to be a replacement for HDCAM SR output for tapeless delivery through our Harris DL860. Questions 1. Wil
Re: Hyper Deck Studio Frame Accurate Layback from FCP 7
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
Hi Trevor - Doesn't need to be frame accurate insert edits. I just want to be able to lay off through the DL 860 to a file but I want to have it be frame accurate i.e. bars and tone at 58:30 show star
general use lens for 7D
by Ashley Davis 8 years ago
I'm about to order a Canon 7D body and I need a good everyday lens. At the moment, I'm only getting one lens but will eventually get others too. So I am looking for a good functioning high end lens, t
Re: general use lens for 7D
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
Well I would put a vote towards the 17-55. This lens is absolutely one of the sharpest lenses in my bag. Great for photos, good for video (as good as photo lenses can be). I actually sold the Canon L
ultra scopes 1.5 not showing gamut
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
I just updated my ultra scopes to v 1.5 Seems like there is a bug. With gamut checked for both parade and luma waveform out of gamut trace doesn't appear read as it used to. Anyone having the same pro
Re: ultra scopes 1.5 not showing gamut
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
Thanks Hersh and Joshua for your updates. (Joshua I just responded to your email). After Luke informed me about the profile tie-in, now gamut highlighting it does indeed work for RGB however I still c
5D Iris
by Roy Schneider 8 years ago
Hi All: I was shooting on a project today, and got brain freeze and lost in space. Once I have my camera set up in manual, and am happy with all my settings, is there a way to move the camera and not
Re: 5D Iris
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
michael well said. I was writing almost the same thing as you posted Robbie Carman ---------------- Colorist and Author Check out my new Books: Video Made on a Mac Apple Pro Training Series DVDSP From
Taking requests for new DSLR Podcasts
by Richard Harrington 8 years ago
We're going to record some new episodes next week.... Can't make any promises, but requests are welcome. Richard M. Harrington, PMP Author: From Still to Motion, Video Made on a Mac, Photoshop for Vid
Re: Taking requests for new DSLR Podcasts
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
Bill Reading your original post I think the thing was that it was kind of confusing and exceptionally metaphorical. Not to take way from what you were are saying I think Rich's response was one of con
Chroma Subsampling in HDSLRs once and for all...
by Thomas Morter-Laing 8 years ago
Hi everyone, There seems to have been some debate for a while about a few elements of the Canon DSLR compression, especially chroma subsampling. First of all, I'd like to clarify that this is differen
Re: Chroma Subsampling in HDSLRs once and for all...
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
Rafael - we're saying the same thing about 4:1:1 as far as 4:2:0 you are technically correct about its still being 25% of the original chroma. However 4:2:0 is a little more complex as there is variat
Timcode on HD Extreme/Ultrascope
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
Hoping someone has a answer for this one. I've written BM support but haven't heard back. A few months ago I swapped out my AJA Kona 3 for a HD Extreme since we moved to Resolve. With the old card and
Re: Timcode on HD Extreme/Ultrascope
by Joshua Helling 8 years ago
Hi Robbie, The first email I've seen from you was forwarded to me from Peter Chamberlain. I've responded to your email in some detail, but also had some questions. I've also responded to a post with s
ProPrompter HDi
by Danny Grizzle 8 years ago
Anyone using ProPrompter HDi with a DSLR rig This looks like a cool iPad-based device that would be perfect for a project I have early in 2011. Even cooler, a separate iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch)
Re: ProPrompter HDi
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
yep I"ve used it a few times and works great. Also check out Prompster which is pretty good too Robbie Carman ---------------- Colorist and Author Check out my new Books: Video Made on a Mac Apple Pro
DIY skateboard dolly
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
Came across this cool story. For a $100 easy to build your own dolly http: mikemillerproducer.blogspot.com Robbie Carman ---------------- Colorist and Author Check out my new Books: Video Made on a Ma
Re: DIY skateboard dolly
by Joseph W. Bourke 8 years ago
That's a relatively easy build if you've got the tools (which I do). For more of this DIY stuff, you owe it to yourself to check out: Cheesycam.com Some of the stuff on there is laughable, but a lot o
Pluraleyes - No Sequence coming up
by Stefan LaToure 8 years ago
Hey all!! I downloaded Pluraleyes to test it out on my MacBook Pro, but after it finds the Project it doesn't find the Sequence to actually do the sync. Has anyone seen this or know how to fix it Than
Re: Pluraleyes - No Sequence coming up
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
do you have the seq open before running plural eyes I seem to remember having this issue when the sequence wasn't actually opened before running plural eyes Robbie Carman ---------------- Colorist and
Tip: add sharpness back in!
by Richard van den Boogaard 8 years ago
Hi, Recently, I got a great tip from another DSLR shooter, which I want you guys to take advantage of as well: add a sharpness effect back into the footage in your NLE. Many of us DSLR shooters choose
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Re: Tip: add sharpness back in!
by Robbie Carman 8 years ago
I just wrapped up grading a feature shot entirely on 7Ds last week and agree with this. Just a touch will do it because nothing is uglier in my opinion then a overly sharpened video. Another thing tha
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Timecode to Ultrascope
by Robbie Carman 9 years ago
Hey guys I have a little bit of a head scratcher. Recently pulled my Kona 3 and replaced with HD Extreme 3 as I've set up my machine as a Resolve. I also have an ultrascope setup. So SDI out of the BM
Re: Timecode to Ultrascope
by Dave Gorrie 9 years ago
That sounds weird for sure - did you try going out of your BMD card into your monitor, then your switched out (if you monitor has it) goes to ultrascopes to see if it's the same result Just got my HD
Tangent Devices/Resolve
by Tim Maloney 9 years ago
Hi all, Will my Tangent Devices CP 200 ( Ethernet )work with resolve Best Tim Maloney Axis Films Auistralia
Re: Tangent Devices/Resolve
by Robbie Carman 9 years ago
nope because its not USB but ethernet based. Currently supported surfaces are Tangent Wave (USB) New Resolve Panel (also USB) and on LInux the older 2k style panels Robbie Carman ---------------- Colo
Recommendations for Rack mount PC for Ultrascope
by Robbie Carman 9 years ago
In a new room we're looking to move away from Tek and Harris due to cost overkill. Ultra scopes are a nice option but really need a rack mount PC instead of a traditional tower. Can anyone recommend a
Re: Recommendations for Rack mount PC for Ultrascope
by Robbie Carman 9 years ago
thanks for the link bob. Of course I understand the monitor situation that is not the issue. I'm just in short supply of rack space in our machine room and would rather a 2u setup then the sliding she
29.97 to 59.94 on the Fly?
by Robbie Carman 12 years ago
Have a client that has a question that I think I know the answer too but thought I check with the experts here. I belive footage source is 720p30 Footage was digitized what looks like using the 720p30
Re: 29.97 to 59.94 on the Fly?
by Jeremy Garchow 12 years ago
Yes, it will. No worries there. When you monitor your footage out of your Kona, you are actually watching 720p60. The pulldown is being added on the fly by FCP. Jeremy
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