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Stephen Underwood

I am an underwater videographer based in Maine. I do all of my filming free diving using 2 GoPro Hero8's. Topside I shoot with a Canon 5Dmk3.
Member Since:
May 16th 2011
104 Posts
100 posts
Location:
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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Project clips visible in T-line & skimmable in Browser can't be viewed (red.) How to fix?
by Stephen Underwood 3 hours ago
Updated an old library, opened a project. When playing the clips in the timeline some clips have the "red!" warning in the viewer . If I "reveal in browser" they appear in the viewer but disappear whe
File: Screenshot: Missing clip situation
by Stephen Underwood 3 hours ago
jpg file Updated an old library, opened a project. When playing the clips in the timeline the viewer some clips have the "red!" sign. If I "reveal in browser" they appear in the viewer but disappear w
Upgrade Q's: New 16" MBpro or... what's last/best MBpro year to buy used for FCPX?
by Stephen Underwood 6 months ago
Hi, I would appreciate recommendations on best used MBpro model to upgrade to from my late 2013 15" laptop. I don't do heavy editing (mostly 1080p short projects) and have done alright with 16GB ram a
Edit 'Apple1080p saved/exported' clips in timeline & resave/export as Apple1080p w/no quality loss?
by Stephen Underwood 1 year ago
Hi, The highest quality source footage clips I have access to were exported as "Apple 1080p". Is there a was to edit these clips in the timeline and then export without losing quality and end up with
Re: Edit 'Apple1080p saved/exported' clips in timeline & resave/export as Apple1080p w/no quality loss?
by Stephen Underwood 1 year ago
Thanks so much. Just to be sure then... Share Apple Devices 1080p, not "master file". Steve Underwood Computer: MacBook Pro, OS X 10.10.1 Processor: 2.6GHz, Intel Core i7, Memory: 16GB Intel Iris Pro,
Edit "Apple .mv4" footage & re-save with best quality?
by Stephen Underwood 3 years ago
I only have access to the ".mv4" 1080p movie that was output from a FCPX project that can't be found. I need to open in Final Cut, trim out sections from this clip and re-save. What would be the best
Re: Edit "Apple .mv4" footage & re-save with best quality?
by Stephen Underwood 3 years ago
Just to make sure I export correctly... File Share ExportFile Choose "Apple Pro Res 422 HQ" from 'Video Codec" dropdown Steve Underwood Computer: MacBook Pro, OS X 10.10.1 Processor: 2.6GHz, Intel Cor
Converting Kickstarter project video from 1920x1080 to 640x480
by Stephen Underwood 5 years ago
Hi, Launching first campaign early next week. Went to upload a 1080p movie and found they were wanting a 640x480. Ouch. Tried creating a project 'custom' 640x480, dragged in a master file export from
Re: Converting Kickstarter project video from 1920x1080 to 640x480
by Stephen Underwood 5 years ago
I will try 1080p tomorrow. It choked the first time I uploaded 1080. Will give it one more go... Steve Underwood Computer: MacBook Pro, OS X 10.10.1 Processor: 2.6GHz, Intel Core i7, Memory: 16GB Inte
Corning Optical Thunderbolt 2 cable
by Bob Zelin 6 years ago
Hi - I have no idea of where to post something like this, so I figured you guys would be interested. At NAB 2014, I saw the Corning Optical Thunderbolt 2 cables, which can be 10 meters, 30 meters or 6
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Re: Corning Optical Thunderbolt 2 cable
by Stephen Underwood 6 years ago
Could you post the model and price of the LG monitor Curious... Thanks! Steve Underwood Computer: MacBook Pro, OS X 10.9.1 Processor: 2.6GHz, Intel Core i7, Memory: 16GB Intel Iris Pro, NVIDIA GeForce
Fabrizio D'Agnano 6 years ago
Hello Stephen.
It seems we like the same kind of dress..... :-)
Stephen Underwood 6 years ago
Yes! Saw your wetsuit photo and figured I'd make a connection. I'm an avid freediver living in Maine. I do a lot of underwater videography around here during the warm months and in the tropics when I [more]
Fabrizio D'Agnano 6 years ago
Your promo looks great, congratulations! I produce underwater documentaries for a specialized satellite channel. I am a long time freediver who loves underwater hunting, so my productions are focused [more]
Stephen Underwood 6 years ago
Thanks for the info... It' great that you have such quality diving within short distances. (If you have a link to any of the videos or tutorials, I'd love to check some of them out...)
Fabrizio D'Agnano 6 years ago
I deliver the content to the TV channel and they own all the rights, since the channel is by paid subscription. I'll search a link of some of my 15 years old productions that are illegally on Youtube [more]
Stephen Underwood 6 years ago
Cool! Thanks...
Adding larger clip to smaller timeline
by Bryan Mullennix 7 years ago
Hi all, I'm having a problem where when I add a larger clip (3861x2574) to a smaller project (3840x2160) the clip is shrunk to fit completely within the projects properties. At this point the scale in
Re: Adding larger clip to smaller timeline
by Stephen Underwood 7 years ago
Thanks for the 'spatial conform' tip. Another question... I have a 1920x1080 timeline (created by dragging a 5D clip) that I then dragged GoPro 1920x1440 clips into. I then "Crop KenBurns" to position
Canon 5Dmk3: Record to both L/R channels w/mono lav input setup?
by Stephen Underwood 7 years ago
Hi, Somehow I managed to get signal into both L R side on some interviews clips I shot a year ago, and would like to do the same again. When I test it now, I only get a signal in one channel. Will a "
Pshop CS5 tools nonfunctional even after uninstall/reinstall, pref trash, Deleting Pshop settings file...
by Stephen Underwood 7 years ago
Hi, At present, only the move tool can be selected, but does not work in any way. Yesterday after trying everything in the post title, the move tool would not select a layer by clicking on text or gra
Re: Pshop CS5 tools nonfunctional even after uninstall/reinstall, pref trash, Deleting Pshop settings file...
by Jonathan Ziegler 7 years ago
Here's a thread on this: http: forums.adobe.com message 4573515 One comment from this thread is fonts issues: http: helpx.adobe.com photoshop kb troubleshoot-fonts-photoshop-cs5.html - basically, disa
Looking for way to view 1080p clips full screen, "pegging" from one to next in full screen, no close/ck/open/resize
by Stephen Underwood 7 years ago
Quicktime has either "spacebar" open to view, then resize to fullscreen, or... "double click" to open the clip, Apple-F for full screen, then close, then a "fly out R L move" that's annoying. I'd like
Re: Looking for way to view 1080p clips full screen, "pegging" from one to next in full screen, no close/ck/open/resize
by Stephen Underwood 7 years ago
Got it... Thanks! Does what I wanted it to do... Steve Underwood Computer: iMac 27", (Mid 2011), OS X 10.7.5 Processor: 3.4GHz, Intel Core i7, Memory: 24GB AMD Radeon HD 697OM, FCX 10.06, FCP 7.03 Thu
FCP: Canon Log & Transfer Plug In - Missing files
by Michael Mannion 9 years ago
Hello folks, The basic issue I have is that I am logging and transferring footage using the Canon EOS plug in (Version 1.2) for FCP (Version 7.0.3) I have all of the takes in their original format and
Re: FCP: Canon Log & Transfer Plug In - Missing files
by Stephen Underwood 8 years ago
I had a similar problem transcoding a batch of clips. Turns out most origninal clip extensions were in caps (.MOV) and the ones it skipped were (.mov). Best of luck...
Tried to install FCP7 on new iMac 10.7.2... "can't install, power pc apps are not supported"
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
Sorry to have to ask... been looking for post answers. I have FCP7 on my laptop, want to install on iMac 3.4GHz Intel Core i7 (mid 2011)... Inserted install disk... "can't open this app, power pc apps
Re: Tried to install FCP7 on new iMac 10.7.2... "can't install, power pc apps are not supported"
by Christopher McDonell 9 years ago
This sounds like an issue with Lion if Lion is indeed installed on the iMac. Look that up, you'll find that you'll need to bring studio in with Snow Leopard... A challenge I'll soon be facing.
ISO reader for video?
by Ravi Kanda 9 years ago
Hi guys Is there any software (Windows Mac) that will show me the ISO I used for a video I shot Thanks
Re: ISO reader for video?
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
Steve, I just clicked open a thm file and it was just the thumbnail image... How to you view the settings data
Fix 5Dmk2 pixelization or jitter in high detail 1080p-30 nature shots?
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
Hi, I've been shooting 1080p-30 lake nature shots with a 7D with great results, now doing similar shots with 5D and seeing (jumpy pixelated jitter ) in far-off foliage mostly when far-focused. Tried b
Re: Fix 5Dmk2 pixelization or jitter in high detail 1080p-30 nature shots?
by Bob Dix 9 years ago
Maybe a case for Canon Service. We had a sensor cleaned by Canon and they left the ISO setting as ISO 6400, not Auto after fixing the issue. But, if it is video that problem should not exist, but, che
Best way to upload 10mb 2sec 5D clips with (jitter?) problems for diagnosis?
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
I'd like to get opinions for fixes on some jittery 1080p-30 video weirdness when shooting lakes distant trees with a polarizer. I'd like to avoid downsizing or compressing the clips (which blurs the i
Compressor setting to keep 1920x1280 size, but render much smaller file for laptop/iMac viewing?
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
The export quicktime setting seems to equal approx 1gig min of footage rendered. I want to render a 25min sequence that will look good on laptop or new iMac 27" but at 1 4 that file size of less. Is t
Re: Compressor setting to keep 1920x1280 size, but render much smaller file for laptop/iMac viewing?
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
Rendered w YouTube setting at 1920x1280 and it looks great... Thanks!
Adobe After Effects CS5 Mac, Non-profit $65 offer question...
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
I have FCP7, dealing with the FCP "X" future factor... I also have CS5 suite containing most other apps, but not this one... My non-profit was offered Adobe After Effects CS5 Mac (boxed) for $65. Grab
Re: Adobe After Effects CS5 Mac, Non-profit $65 offer question...
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
Thanks for the input... "Techsoup.org" is a huge software donater discounter organization for non-profits that I bought my CS5 Suite from last year. ($160). I guess I'll grab one if there are some lef
FCP glitches dragging (.mov) files into Log/Transfer window
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
I've been converting 7D 1080p footage to ProRes422 without a hitch for days by dragging single clips or up to 6 into the upper left window. (When I tried to drag them to lower left 'drag clips here' m
Re: FCP glitches dragging (.mov) files into Log/Transfer window
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
Thanks Jerry... I had gotten the correct plugin already. Today I've have been fiddling with the 'why' Some files I was 'group dragging in' were upper case (.MOV), some were lower case (.mov). Finally
ProRes422 clip stutter/lag when imported to Motion 4?
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
Converted footage from Canon 7D to Apple ProRes422, 1920x1080. When I import a clip to Motion-4 it lags stutters, won't play back correctly. Have messed with 'render'settings, and tried to pick the co
Re: ProRes422 clip stutter/lag when imported to Motion 4?
by Stephen Underwood 9 years ago
That seemed work pretty well... Thanks for the help!
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