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Freelance broadcast designer in the UK
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Adobe creative Suite CS6 Production Premium
by Roger Burton 1 year ago
Don't know if anyone is interested or, indeed, if it's possible for me to sell this ... anyway, I retired a couple of years ago and freelanced for a while but didn't get enough work to warrant getting
long time no post - selling cs6
by Roger Burton 1 year ago
Hi chaps ... ages since I retired, sadly no freelance any more and someone suggested that I might be able to sell my boxed Production Premium CS 6 ... anyone have any advice please Many thanks Roger
Re: long time no post - selling cs6
by Roger Burton 1 year ago
Thanks Mark I'll check that out ... good of you. Roger I've also heard some horror stories from Ebay - people buying and copying and demanding their money back - nightmare ....
Protecting software from loss damage (CS 6)
by Roger Burton 2 years ago
Hi chaps, I have all my software boxes to upgrade from CS4 (my original FULL version purchase) to CS6 (I will not be going down the Creative Cloud route, not enough freelance Work to warrant the expen
Re: Protecting software from loss damage (CS 6)
by Roger Burton 2 years ago
Another good idea ... thanks Dave.
Print crashing Photoshop
by Roger Burton 3 years ago
iMac, Pshop CS6, up to date printer drivers (Canon MG6650) ... in simple term if I make a screen grab and then get the print dialogue up and hit "Print" Pshop crashes. If I create a new document and d
Re: Print crashing Photoshop
by Jonathan Ziegler 3 years ago
First off: is it only in photoshop If it's only crashing photoshop (try printing the same screen shot from preview or another photo editor), then it's a photoshop issue. If it crashes outside ps, then
Impossible render problem ... well improbable anyway
by Roger Burton 4 years ago
Hi chaps, I have a comp to which I have added a layer (a foot of frame 'crawl' ticker) created in a comp with the 'offset' effect. In the precomp the 'crawler works fine and runs smoothly for 4 minute
Re: Impossible render problem ... well improbable anyway
by Roger Burton 4 years ago
Thanks Matthew ... sadly not the problem in this case, the render actually doesn' t stop at 3.24 just the movement of the crawler, it stops and the render continues .... go figure. Thanks again Roger
Using 'Offset' effect for 'Crawler'
by Roger Burton 4 years ago
Hi chaps ... I am being really stupid ... I am trying to create a foot of frame 'crawler' using offset and can't get it to run fast enough ... I just can't work it out, I have a precomp of the layer I
Re: Using 'Offset' effect for 'Crawler'
by Roger Burton 4 years ago
Thanks Dave, pithy as ever ... yes it's a bottom third text that scrolls from right to left, I think you might call it a 'ticker' over that side of the pond. I think I've sorted it a little now but on
For sale UK CS6 Production, Cinema 4D R14 (Prime), Zaxwerks Invigorator v6
by Roger Burton 6 years ago
Hi chaps ... my freelance work has virtually dried up so I'm sadly having to move from motion graphics to concentrate on another area of design so I'm going to sell Adobe CS6 Production Premium (it's
Re: For sale UK CS6 Production, Cinema 4D R14 (Prime), Zaxwerks Invigorator v6
by Roger Burton 6 years ago
Thanks for everyone's interest ... now NOT available.
Happy Birthday
by Roger Burton 6 years ago
Hi chaps I've been lurking around here since '99 when I found myself in the graphics department of a regional TV station in southern England, I'd worked for the company before, in the late 60s, but af
Re: Happy Birthday After Effects
by Dan Nocera 6 years ago
After Effects will always be my favorite piece of software because it is the one piece of software that has vividly shown me the effects of Moore's law through a simple render test. . . I have been us
Global illumination ... where ?
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Sorry me again, I don't know if this is because I only have 'Prime' R14 but I figured the help files would relate to my version where it says : To activate GI all you have to do is: Open the Edit Rend
Re: Global illumination ... where ?
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Thanks Adam ... I did have a quick look at the feature list but didn't notice that bit, especially as it is there in the help system of 'Prime' - oh well - it's such a pity I can't justify the expendi
Fence panels following spline (real newbie question)
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Hi - I have C4D R14 'Prime' (so no Mograph sadly) I have what is effect a really simple project, I'm attempting to build a virtual reality studio (indeed if anyone can point me in the direction of som
Re: Fence panels following spline (real newbie question)
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Thanks Richard, so good of you to take the time ... that's done it - so having done my duplication and obviously got it wrong is it possible to go in and edit those settings or do I have to start agai
Gouraud shading with lines white or black
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Hi chaps, I've just got the demo of R14 and am watching a tutorial and the lines in Gouraud shading with lines (in the tut) are white, in my window they're black and a little more difficult to see aga
Re: Gouraud shading with lines white or black
by Brian Jones 7 years ago
the priority of the Constraints on the Splines in the loft nurb are the same as the xpresso on the train cars and since it's first in the in the OM it's evaluated first and lags. The error in the tigh
R10 and After Effects CS6
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Hi chaps, I hardly ever use C4D but have a small project that I might try and use it for but wish to use it in AE CS6 - I've tried to export a project from C4D to AE but AE doesn't recognise it ... OK
Re: R10 and After Effects CS6
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
If anyone comes across this and they're having the same problem, I think I've got the exchange plugin working using the one at the top of this page: http: www.maxon.net en support updates plugins.html
Exchange plugin for CS6???
by Ryan Kehn 7 years ago
So, Am I missing something or did Maxon not release a CS6 compatible exchange plugin I've scoured the internet as well and can't find ANY reference to an updated plugin, not even another forum post or
Re: Exchange plugin for CS6???
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Hi - can I jump in here ... I've just downloaded the C4D demo and have put the correct plugin into AE but when I open AE I get "after effects error opening resource file "C4Dformat.aex" - bit of a pro
Warps within Invigorator 6
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Hi - I know there's a Zax warp plugin but in Vers 6 Invig pro there are warp controls that can be applied to a set ... very nice but I have created a curved glass "wall" and the lighting hasn't been a
Re: Warps within Invigorator 6
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
I should have added, I tried using comp lights but it just turned my nice white 'floor' black ...
Materials confusion
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Sorry I seem to be filling the forum at the moment, I'm a little confused ref. materials workflow. I have duplicated a material in the 'swatches' window renamed it 'logo', changed it a little and drag
Re: Materials confusion
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Thanks Matt ... that's the source of my confusion, I've been duplicating the material in order to 'protect' the original swatch, I'll stop doing that and start to rename the dupe that Invig generates
Create a tube
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Whilst I'm waiting to get my swatches back I thought I'd try and create a 'cylinder' ... this is probably so easy when someone explains it I'll almost certainly shoot myself, in older versions of Invi
Re: Create a tube
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Thanks Matt - I'll give that a try too. Roger
Crashing
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Again I'm pretty sure Edward will get back to me when he can but you guys have loads of experience, is there a routine check list for establishing the cause of 'crashing' - I'm Invig 6 ... AE CS6 on a
Re: Crashing
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Thanks Edward, I'll contact my ISP but am not aware that anyone else is having the probwlem ... I'll let you know. Roger
Duplicated objects taking the same colour
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Sorry it's me again, I managed with the the help of Robert, to create a tube ... I then needed two more tubes of different sizes so duplicated the original (in the "set' window) and altered the sizes
Re: Duplicated objects taking the same colour
by Edward Wu 7 years ago
Hi Roger, Duplicated Objects are "Linked" with the same color. To remove the link, select the objects you want to unlink. Then, go into the Object Styles Swatches Panel. In the "Swatch..." menu toward
All swatches missing
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Hi chaps ... I'm sure Edward will be along shortly and I did mail him but it's probably a different time in Zaxwerks world and I'm in UK and busting to try out the new Invig 6 but cannot find my swatc
Re: All swatches missing
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
In case anyone else is watching this, Edward kindly suggested that my original download of 6 may have been corrupt, I re-downloaded and now all is well !
Dotted PATH CS6
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Hi chaps, I'm aware of the new stroke features of VS6 but I want to apply the same dotted effects to an OPEN PATH -if I have a 'path' selected and have the path selection tool or the 'pen' tool select
Virgin user best export settings
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Hi chaps, seasoned After Effects user here but have a project made in motion handed to me, I bought motion so that I could render out a movie with alpha channel, it's of a semi transparent ribbon like
Re: Virgin user best export settings
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Thanks anyway Stephen
iMac 27-inch Disk Upgrades and Configuration for Premiere and After Effects
by Wes Browning 7 years ago
I posted this in the "What Computer Should I Buy " forum, but this seems a better place for my question. I recently purchased 3.4GHz i7 Quad-Core iMac to use as my Premiere and After EFfects workstati
Re: iMac 27-inch Disk Upgrades and Configuration for Premiere and After Effects
by Roger Burton 7 years ago
Hi Wes ... how's the new system going, I have a similar requirement, quite lightweight after effects use and am debating between iMac 27-inch 3.1GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5 and Mac pro (but I need the
Cursor oddities
by Roger Burton 8 years ago
Hi chaps ... I have been using P shop for years, never had a problem, I'm on a mac using CS4, today when I pick the brush I get the eye dropper cursor when the cursor is hovering over the image (mouse
Re: Cursor oddities
by Roger Burton 8 years ago
Good advice, thanks Scott ...
Softer edge brushes
by Roger Burton 9 years ago
Hi chaps- I've been using pshop for years but rarely for 'painting' - I now though have a project and I want to paint some thin very soft lines ... let me attempt to explain ... if I wind hardness dow
Re: Softer edge brushes
by Roger Burton 8 years ago
Hi Christina, what a clever idea - thank you - Roger
Overprint text
by Roger Burton 9 years ago
Sorry chaps another problem ... when I try and run a print off my ID document I get a message "There is overprint text on page 2" - what does this mean, I just have a couple of columns of text .... Re
Re: Overprint text
by Roger Burton 9 years ago
Typical isn't it ... I try and replicate the error this morning to check and it ran perfectly, no problem ... thank you so much for your help ... I'll keep an eye on it ... Roger
Table stroke
by Roger Burton 9 years ago
Hi chaps I have built a simple table and now want to get rid of the strokes (the lines that outline all the cells) how do I do this please, I'm sure I have tried everything ... (CS5) many thanks Roger
Re: Table stroke
by Roger Burton 9 years ago
Good of you Terry, I struggled and struggled with this but have now managed thanks to your help ... Roger
Image corruption after "distort"
by Roger Burton 10 years ago
Hi chaps, I have an image that needs reducing and "distorting" a little to fit into a tv screen in another image, the first image has a logo and some text in it - when it's scaled it looks reasonably
Re: Image corruption after "distort"
by Roger Burton 10 years ago
Thanks Richard, I cannot believe it, I don't seem to be able to repeat this phenomena now - I know I would have checked it out at 100% and there's no reason why the pixel aspect ratio should have chan
Disappearing layers window
by Roger Burton 10 years ago
Sorry, newbie to illustrator here, CS4 on a mac - I like to work, in Photoshop, with the layers window visible all of the time, but when I call it up in illustrator, work for a few minutes and suddenl
Re: Disappearing layers window
by Roger Burton 10 years ago
Thanks Miroslav, that did it. Good of you Roger
Selecting paragraph
by Roger Burton 12 years ago
Hi chaps .... newbie to Indesign here and working my way through some tutorials I see that the best way to select a paragraph is to click 4 times with the mouse .... It doesn't seem to work on my mac
Re: Selecting paragraph
by Erica Gamet 12 years ago
Clicking quickly 4 times will select the entire paragraph...unless you have the preference "triple click to select a line" de-selected. If so, you only need to click 3 times to select a paragraph (dou
Newbie struggling
by Roger Burton 12 years ago
Hi chaps ... I've completed several tutorials and they were excellent ... and I've been working my way through the quickstart manual ... but when I start to work on a bit of my own modelling (with lig
Re: Newbie struggling
by Roger Burton 12 years ago
Thanks for that capsat .... I will certainly check those I out. Regards Roger
Neagtive / Invert in Iluustrator
by Roger Burton 12 years ago
Hi chaps ... I have a logo in illustrator that prints blue on white (this explanation of my problem is probably going to be a bit tiresome) the logo is a boat so stripes down the side and portholes et
Re: Neagtive / Invert in Iluustrator
by Roger Burton 12 years ago
Thanks Mike .... good of you to take the time. Roger
image icons sometimes and then not
by Roger Burton 12 years ago
Hi chaps .... this is probably really simple but I can't get my head around it ... a typical situation will be where I have a qtime movie possibly created at work bring it home and drop it on the desk
Re: image icons sometimes and then not
by Roger Burton 12 years ago
Thanks GranitW .... I couldn't find a button in Qtime prefs for this ... there is a change poster frame option but nothing else. I have a movie created at work on a PC where the icon is a pic and any
After effects to DVD
by Roger Burton 12 years ago
Hi chaps ... Hope it's OK I'm going to post this in the AE forum as well 'cause the workflow I'm struggling with spans both areas ... I have a sequence of stills that I've brought into Ae and treated,
Re: After effects to DVD
by Roger Burton 12 years ago
Thanks frippy I'll try the blur trick and Eric ... I'll give lower field first a go. Regards Roger
Missing codec ?
by Roger Burton 12 years ago
Hi chaps ... BMagic are looking at this for me but I thought I'd ask here too. I used to use a basic decklink card but don't need to capture now (so I took it out and uninstalled) but loads of old .mo
PF Hoe advice please
by Roger Burton 13 years ago
Hi ... believe me I have made a thorough search but need some more advice please. I bought PF hoe today 'cause I have an awkward track that AE couldn't handle. I have a handheld camera shot of the bac
Re: PF Hoe advice please
by Roger Burton 13 years ago
Thanks Mr Green .... great typo don't you just love serendipity ! Yep I came across that post and found it really useful ... I'm not really up on scripts so I wasn't sure what to do with it but I thin
Mac alternative to DVD SP
by Roger Burton 13 years ago
Hi chaps ... I have an old version of DVDSP (1.5) and haven't used it for some time ( no dvd building work) but I have a couple of jobs in the pipe-line and thought about upgrading only to find it's i
Re: Mac alternative to DVD SP
by Roger Burton 13 years ago
Thanks Bouke ... I think i'll do just that. I can't imagine, with my minimal requirements, I'll be desperate for many of the newer features. Best regards Roger
New direction for video designer
by Roger Burton 13 years ago
Hi all ... big (ish) question here... I'm guessing the answer's going to be 'InDesign' that's why I'm here. After many years in broadcsat design I'm going to start to do some more freelance (ie quit m
Re: New direction for video designer
by Roger Burton 13 years ago
Thanks thumbslinger for you comprehensive response ... just what I was after. I'd not relly thought about illustrator ... I'll have a dig and see what I can do with it - best Roger
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