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Ron Dylewski

Member Since:
December 6th 2005
162 Posts
100 posts
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Pittsburgh, PA, USA
LS300 Lens?
by Ron Dylewski 4 years ago
I like this camera, but need to know if there is a lens "out there" that would have the kind of range that your average "broadcast" zoom would. I would probably use EF lens, as there seems to be more
Re: LS300 Lens?
by Roger Martin 3 years ago
I wonder if the Sony FE 28-135 would work on this camera It is truly wonderful on an A7s. Maybe it could even be used with a SpeedBooster like my Nikkors I have a complete array of Lumix lens but they
Media Tool listing non-project clips
by Ron Dylewski 5 years ago
I'm trying to delete a bunch of medium from a big project. I go to the Media Tool, select the RAID the media is on, select Current Project, check all three forms of media and GO. Then I get a list of
Re: Media Tool listing non-project clips
by Ron Dylewski 5 years ago
Same issue. I checked to make sure the problem wasn't coming from "Other Bins," but it's not. Ron
Sub Folders?
by Ron Dylewski 6 years ago
I don't use folders much in the project window, but am I correct in finding that I can not put a folder inside another one If so, why Seems like a simple enough concept... Ron
Re: Sub Folders?
by John Pale 6 years ago
Thanks Paddy, I don't think I ever used 6.0 much in production (fear of point-0 releases). That explains why I never encountered it.
Color shift on encode...
by Ron Dylewski 6 years ago
Using v5.5 I usually encode broadcast level spots in QT using the Animation codec. Then, when clients need something smaller, I encode those files into WMVs or MPEG4s or whatever. Recently, when I try
Unsupported resolution
by Ron Dylewski 6 years ago
I was working a project yesterday when this error appeared. I went through various fixes I found online (rebuild Dbs, delete MCstate, create new user and maybe others I've forgotten...) None of them s
Re: Unsupported resolution
by Ron Dylewski 6 years ago
FIXED! The db files in the SupportingFiles folder were the culprits. Trashed and rebuilt and I'm back in bidness
How can i dock menus/tabs (im new to avid)
by King Law 6 years ago
Ive decided to not deal with final cut x so much so im learning avid,the only question i have now is how do i keep my menus or tabs attached together in avid mc6(fo some reason when i open avid every
Re: How can i dock menus/tabs (im new to avid)
by Ron Dylewski 6 years ago
That's the way it works. Try sizing them and positioning them to your liking, then go to Windows Workspaces and "save current." This allows different users to have different workspaces. Once you've se
Effect Editor - Paint effect - Can't edit
by Rosie Walunas 6 years ago
I've made a simple vignette using the paint effect and I can't seem to get back into the Effect Editor to make changes. I have some color grading, which I can gain access to, but when I open the Effec
Re: Effect Editor - Paint effect - Can't edit
by Ron Dylewski 6 years ago
Not exactly sure what you mean by "so many layers " Do you mean actual tracks of footage or graphics, or do you mean the "layers" of nested effects Do you know about "stepping in" and "stepping out" o
Nesting An Audio Suite Plugin, to make a crossfade over top of it
by Scott Clements 6 years ago
Hi, Guys. Posted this question over in the Avid forums, but haven't gotten a response for 2 days. Can't seem to figure something out. I want to apply an audio suite plugin to a few frames of audio (ab
Re: Nesting An Audio Suite Plugin, to make a crossfade over top of it
by Ron Dylewski 6 years ago
Speaking of which, why does this limitation on nested AS plugins still exist I can only assume it is some limitation deep in the code, but surely someone could have found a way around this in the what
Graphics quality
by Ron Dylewski 6 years ago
This has bothered me for a long time, so I thought I'd ask the experts here. Why are the graphics I create in the Title Tool of less quality than something I do in AE and then import I did a test and
Re: Graphics quality
by Ron Dylewski 6 years ago
Green - Green. But the difference between the two graphics is the issue - not the overall playback quality, right Ron Photos, news, memories and musings on the great American Roadside experience http:
Color change, overly saturated
by Ron Dylewski 7 years ago
Hi I'm working on a long exercise video. I originally exported from Avid 6.0 using the Animation codec in QT. Then I used Adobe Media Encoder to encode into mpeg-2. When I built the DVD, all of the co
BMD Cinema Camera!
by Paolo Castellano 7 years ago
Elegant, sophisticated and jam packed with the latest digital cinema technology, Blackmagic Cinema Camera gives your work that timeless feature film look! Blackmagic Cinema Camera features an amazing
Re: BMD Cinema Camera!
by Ron Dylewski 7 years ago
Am I missing something or is there really no overcranking Ron Photos, news, memories and musings on the great American Roadside experience http: www.theamericanroadside.com Snarky daily political and
MXF importing with CS3
by Ron Dylewski 7 years ago
I am working on a project using MXF files shot on a Panasonic 370, AVC-intra, 720 with variable speed. Three weeks ago I shot some footage the exact same way and was able to easily import into my AE p
Re: MXF importing with CS3
by Ron Dylewski 7 years ago
I am running that version. As I said, I was able to do this two week ago, using the same footage settings and the same version of AE. Ron
Importing XD footage into Final Cut- Invalid Directory Structure.
by Deborah Sovierzoski 7 years ago
Hi all, I have been led to this site by a few people who have had this problem before, but i can't seem to get mine fixed so i would love some advice. My DOP from a project has just sent me the files
Re: Importing XD footage into Final Cut- Invalid Directory Structure.
by Ron Dylewski 7 years ago
Andy - I'm going to jump in here with a quick query. Just did a shoot with EX3. I simply dragged and dropped the full BPAV file structure from the cards over to a HD. I gave each card its own name (Ca
Write-on brush size?
by Ron Dylewski 11 years ago
Hi - I am trying to do a simple write-on, using that effect. At certain points in the effect, I need to make the brush size smaller or larger, however, when I attempt to do this, the brush size change
Re: Write-on brush size?
by Dave LaRonde 11 years ago
Ron Dylewski "Am I missing something simple here " Yup. Open up the Write-on effect, and really scrutinize it. You'll find a drop-down contol that controls what effect properties change with keyframe
Mixing PAL and NTSC on timeline
by Ron Dylewski 11 years ago
Hi - I was handed a project that was mostly shot with on a PAL version of the HVX200 at the 1080i settings. The final output is to be to a Blu-Ray, maintaining the HD. However (natually) thee are prob
Re: Mixing PAL and NTSC on timeline
by Bob Flood 11 years ago
Hi Not to cast aspersions on Graemes fine product, but here is another way: http: forums.creativecow.net thread 8 838058 hope this helps"I like video because its so fast!" Bob Flood Greer & Associates
I want less focus. Any suggestions?
by Ron Dylewski 11 years ago
I love my 200. The images are amazing, given the size and price of the unit. For the first time in my long career I can actually say that, "Yea, it looks a lot like film." Yet, I struggle with depth o
Re: I want less focus. Any suggestions?
by scott davis 11 years ago
I didn't say it was a perfect solution, but it is a solution!
Audio popping at beginning of tracks
by Ron Dylewski 11 years ago
Hi - I've checked out the other threads that dealt with audio popping or crackling and made adjustments noted there. No go. I have several tracks running. At the very beginning of each, I get a slight
Re: Audio popping at beginning of tracks
by Ron Dylewski 11 years ago
Dave - I will push on! And yea, I will probably sweeten the final production in some sound app. Right now it's just annoying because I'm dashing off revisions to The Client, and I didn't want them to
FCP 4.5 and HD?
by Ron Dylewski 11 years ago
Hi - I'm a lowly independent producer who hasn't managed to upgrade beyong 4.5 yet... and I pose the following query; Can I edit HD (DVCPro codec) if I import the MXF files I think I can, but I'm not
Re: FCP 4.5 and HD?
by JeffVFR 11 years ago
I'm about to try this myself. FCP 4.5 may not read P2 files, but isn't there a conversion tool that converts a P2 file to standard Quicktime that FCP 4.5 can read
Overcrank
by Ron Dylewski 11 years ago
Hi - I think I'm correct is saying that I can't overcrank the HVX200 if it is in an SD mode at 24P or 60i. Correct If so, I don't understand why. It seems to me that, if you can do overcranking in HD,
Re: Overcrank
by Ron Dylewski 11 years ago
Barry - Thanks. One other query about this camera. Can I name a project at the beginning of a shoot and have that name attach itself to all the MXF files In what I've done so far, I end up with all th
Unable to import footage...
by Ron Dylewski 12 years ago
Hi - This may be operator error, but we recently took delivery on this camera and can't seem to import into our Avid. Now, we are still running v1.1.1 on the Avid and I suspect that may be the problem
Re: Unable to import footage...
by Peter Sassi 12 years ago
and if you're on a Meridian - i believe you can forget it. I am pretty sure you need an Adreneline... ps
Academic Version?
by Richard Boddington 12 years ago
Hi, I assume there is no difference between FCP and what Apple calls the FCP Academic version It's the same software with the same features, right Thanks Richard
Re: Academic Version?
by Ron Dylewski 12 years ago
I though the only difference between the regular and the Academic versions was that the manual in the Academic version is twice as long and written in very obtuse language... :-)
Video Digitizing 4 or 5 Sec. and then abort plz help out
by sulaman hameed 12 years ago
Hello. I have a big problem.... when I Capture the video for now mode in FCP 5 the video digitizing time 5 sec. or 4 sec. and autmatically abort... the dv is good condition. and running the VTR DSR 18
Re: Video Digitizing 4 or 5 Sec. and then abort plz help out
by Ron Dylewski 12 years ago
I've had this happen before when I mistakenly had my scratch disk set to one that either didn't have the capacity or the speed to keep up. This sometimes happens after a crash and you forget to reset
stills anomoly
by Bye Peter 12 years ago
FCP5, 10.4.8. Trying to set up a timeline composed of stills so set up a new project; in prefs, set duration of still to 4 secs and import them into project and they all come in as 3secs 16 frames. Th
Re: stills anomoly
by Ron Dylewski 12 years ago
You aren't using the DIEBOLD plug-in, are you ;-) RonPhotos, news, memories and musings on the great American Roadside experience http: www.theamericanroadside.com Are you a collector Put your collect
Motion text looks like crap in FCP
by Jason Jenkins 12 years ago
This is an 8 bit uncompressed NTSC project. When I bring in Motion projects (whether they are animated or not) the text looks like crap (jagged edges, crawling on the animated ones). Some setting I'm
Re: Motion text looks like crap in FCP
by Ron Dylewski 12 years ago
Does positioning the titles at an even integer apply in this case It solves a lot of problem when using the built-in Boris titler... RonPhotos, news, memories and musings on the great American Roadsid
Alpha channel for type...
by Ron Dylewski 12 years ago
I use PS to make FCP graphics all the time. And when exporting text, I usually flatten all the layers, then use the magic wand to highlight, move to channels, and create an alpha. My question is; is t
Re: Alpha channel for type...
by Ron Dylewski 12 years ago
I collapse them all down to one layer, so that I can then use the wand to select deselect the areas I want to matte out. Like I said, this is just the way I learned years ago and I doubt it's the most
why is this deck so cheap???
by Bob Flood 12 years ago
hey check this out: http: search.ebay.com _W0QQsassZmrs-hagenQQhtZ-1 its a d5 hd machine. why is this so cheap is it cuz the machine is old are d5 machines not that reliable has d5 been dropped by pan
Re: why is this deck so cheap???
by Ron Dylewski 12 years ago
Ask yourself what is someone who apparently deals in guitars, doing with a D5 deck Hmmmm I think there is some sort of way to insure your purchase or pay via escrow. I if you decide to take the plunge
24p DVDPro50 flicker
by Ron Dylewski 12 years ago
Hi- Just beginning to put my toe in the 24p water, using a CineWave card. When I ingest using the TARGA Cinewave 23.97 easy setup, the footage has a huge amount of flicker, as if the pulldown has not
Resource fork issue...or what...?
by Ron Dylewski 12 years ago
Hi - I recently had a crash that splattered many files, including lots of media on a HUGE RAID. When trying to reconnect the media, many throw errors. When I try to open those same files directly off
Re: Resource fork issue...or what...?
by Kevin Monahan 12 years ago
Run Disk Warrior for any directory issues.Kevin Monahan Take My FCP Master's Workshop! fcpworld.com Pres. SF Cutters
Items offlline - Reconnect all in relative path doesn't work?
by Ron Dylewski 12 years ago
Hi - I recently had a removable drive go offline and I needed to relink a bunch of media. Can someone explain to me why clicking the "reconnect all in relative path" doesn't seem to work consistently
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