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Skipno

Member Since:
April 26th 2005
32 Posts
Location:
South San Francisco, CA
Video Gallery check...
by Skipno 12 years ago
Hey all, I've just revamped my wedding video gallery. Before I release it to the public, I would love some comments on user playback. I've included Flash, Quicktime and Windows versions in the gallery
Re: Video Gallery check...
by Jeff Carpenter 12 years ago
Looks good, but you should simplify it all somewhat. I see a main gallery at Videos.html, which is fine, but then I see (from Welcome.html) that I'm presented with these pages: HWM.html DJV.html T2N.h
losing 'favorite effects'
by scottyp 13 years ago
In FCP 5, i seem to be losing all my favorite effects I make each time i restart FCP. In the past I'd lose them occasionally if my prefs got corrupted, but this is happening each time while I'm not ev
Re: losing 'favorite effects'
by Skipno 13 years ago
I've had this problem before. One workaround I found was to launch FCP, create my favorites (if they disappeared), open a project, close it, then exit FCP. Once you re-launch, the Favorites should sti
Wedding Demo - Needs feedback
by Skipno 13 years ago
Hi all, I would like to get some feedback on my new demo. I'm trying to illustrate the excitement and energy during the piece, while still covering the slow, emotional feelings of a standard wedding v
Re: Wedding Demo - Needs feedback
by Skipno 13 years ago
Thanks for your feedback. I'll definitely take in consideration about displaying my prices on the website. Thanks again. Skipno
miniDV playback deck?
by Jeffrey Stoner 14 years ago
i need a mini DV deck that i will use for playback only. only a couple hours use per week. just something to dump raw footage into my editing system. after all these years, i'm surprised that the bes
Re: miniDV playback deck?
by Skipno 14 years ago
A note on capturing from a cheap deck camera: If you plan to batch capture tapes, make sure the MiniDV "deck" you plan to purchase has multiple playback speeds going forward and reverse. I've regretta
Burn footage timecode on output???
by Skipno 14 years ago
Hi, I'm using my iPod to review footage on the road, since I don't have a laptop to perform rough-cuts. Does anyone know of any software that can take captured footage (Quicktime DV) and detect the em
Re: Burn footage timecode on output???
by Charles Simonson 14 years ago
Apple's MPEG-4 Part 2 encoder is not that great. The MPEG-4 encoder included with Popwire's Compression Master 3 is the best software MPEG-4 encoder anywhere in terms of quality and one of the fastest
iPod Video uses....
by Skipno 14 years ago
Hey all, Just wanted to share my experience with my new X-mas toy, iPod Video... Since I don't have a laptop, I'm able to copy my captured footage onto the 60GB iPod, complete with timecode overlays.
Re: iPod Video uses....
by Skipno 14 years ago
FYI, I was able to cut down the processing time down to 6 hours for a 2-step process. Overnight encoding... I agree that it would benefit me showing clients my work. I can even output the content to a
Crew Communications
by Dee Gibbs 14 years ago
Hey Guys. I have a problem that I hope someone could help me out with. My partner and I will be shooting a concert at the Fillmore in San Francisco soon. We have in the past rented motorola radios wit
Re: Crew Communications
by Skipno 14 years ago
I second the Eartec. Did a show in the Masonic Center in San Francisco with the TD-900s. Although my sets came with smaller headgear, I swapped them with my dad's old heavy-duties. Worked like a charm
Videography Business: Advertising Help
by jerniganbrandon 14 years ago
Hi, my name is Brandon Jernigan and I just recently started a videography business (Video Concepts). I didn't take the right steps in starting a full blown business mainly because of the limitations w
Re: Videography Business: Advertising Help
by Skipno 14 years ago
Yup, I agree with Doug. I got my business set up in ONE day. It took about 200 miles of driving, but ONE day. This included everything previously listed, except the setup time needed for my domain nam
Internet shops and payment gateway
by Skipno 14 years ago
Hello, I'm working with an affilliate in Europe, who is setting up the online billing form on my website. It does not contain a shopping cart. They are asking me to give them my username password for
Portable video monitoring systems
by Skipno 14 years ago
Hello all, I was fiddling around with this idea and wanted to know your opinions. How about having a battery-operated, wireless video transmitter and receiver attached to a videographer's utility belt
Re: Portable video monitoring systems
by Jeff Carpenter 14 years ago
I've done something like this, but not for weddings. I've used it for ballets where my other shooter is keeping a good, steady shot the whole time and slowly moving around the stage. Having a monitor
Day in the life of a medical surgeon.....ANY IDEAS?
by Skipno 14 years ago
Hi all, I've been hired to produce a "Day in the Life" video for a medical surgeon who will retire very shortly. My contact, the surgeon's daughter, wants me to videotape him in the operating room and
Re: Day in the life of a medical surgeon.....ANY IDEAS?
by Skipno 14 years ago
Thanks for the ideas. I've begun my first shoot in the O.R. to videotape him performing surgery. Here's how it went: *Audio During the op, wired wireless lav mics weren't allowed, so I couldn't get hi
Hiring Freelancers....using MY equipment
by Skipno 14 years ago
Hey guys, I'd like to protect my investments from freelancers who use my cameras and equipment. What would be the appropriate clause that I can put in a contract to cover this issue Thanks all, Andrew
Re: Hiring Freelancers....using MY equipment
by Skipno 14 years ago
Well, My brother is a Notary public. He can officially "legalize" contracts, which can hold up in court. Isn't that all I need, or am I missing something
Recapture online from Offline RT from captured DV footage on FW Hard drive instead of the DV Tapes?
by Mario Rodriguez 14 years ago
Hi, I don't know if this question was asked before, and I guess is not possible. imagine you have captured 20 hours of DV in full resolution to en External FW Hard drive, which would be something like
Re: Recapture online from Offline RT from captured DV footage on FW Hard drive instead of the DV Tapes?
by Skipno 14 years ago
Mario, There's a whole article on offline-online procedures at wwww.kenstone.net. Anyway, here's what I'd do, assuming your using FCP 4 or later: 1. In your offline project, highlight all of your foot
FCP 4.5 to FCE
by Skipno 14 years ago
Hi, I've logged some NTSC DV clips, created bins, and made sequence templates in a FCP 4.5 project. My partner has Final Cut Express. I don't think it's HD. Can I simply give him my project file, and
Re: FCP 4.5 to FCE - REVISED
by Skipno 14 years ago
Just read some other posts. I guess you can't. How else can I get an FCE user to open FCP 4.5 projects Can EDLs do the job
HELP!!! TRYING TO MAKE DEADLINE... VIDEO LOCKING UP!
by DavidRoberts 14 years ago
Today I upgraded to FCP 4.5. I was orginally using FCP 3 and it worked just fine. Now I have a story deadline to meet and the program isn't working. When I try to play video in the viewer and timeline
Re: HELP!!! TRYING TO MAKE DEADLINE... VIDEO LOCKING UP!
by Skipno 14 years ago
David, I had same problem. For me, the freezing occurs only when I previewed through Firewire. Assuming you're working with NTSC DV and viewing through an NTSC monitor, try these things: -Restart FCP
Want to use matte shape to make widescreen instead of widescreen filter. Can't find invert button.
by James Moore 14 years ago
I've done this a bunch of times, but not in a little while. for some reason i can't find the inverse check box for my matte shape. Can you help please Thanks in advance.
Re: Want to use matte shape to make widescreen instead of widescreen filter. Can't find invert button.
by Skipno 14 years ago
Or, you can apply cropping on the top and bottom of the clip. You'll then be able to see it in real-time.
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