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Tero Ahlfors

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Transcoding for Premiere
by Neil Gowan 1 day ago
Several folks have assured me that Premiere's "ability" to work with native camera formats is reliable and efficient...offering good enough performance with native formats to make it worth skipping th
Re: Transcoding for Premiere
by Tero Ahlfors 21 hours ago
Neil Gowan "while even a 1080 sequence from AVCHD media isn't keeping up with my jogging commands (particularly backwards), nor do I get a real-time video or audio scrub when scrubbing through the se
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Stabilizing shaky drone footage
by Jon Hensen 1 day ago
Got back some extremely bad cases of shaky footage from our drones this past week. The drone was damaged during operation but continued to try and scrap some footage together. Most of what was capture
Re: Stabilizing shaky drone footage
by Tero Ahlfors 21 hours ago
I've stabilized pretty crazy drone stuff with the AE version of the warp stabilizer because you can remove unwanted tracking points from it. If the footage is really violent as you said and shaking an
NEVER seen this before: Premiere didn't render text layers.
by Michele Poggi 2 days ago
After a 30 hours render I found my work completely useless. In almost six years of work I have NEVER experienced something this crazy. I have a timeline full of vfx and pictures, texts and so on. The
Re: NEVER seen this before: Premiere didn't render text layers.
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
Turn off GPU rendering.
Premiere Pro CC Prores problems
by Felix Crull 8 months ago
Hi all all of a sudden my Premiere does not import mov-files encoded in Prores 422 - that is: just the audio track is imported. Media Encoder as well cannot handle prores-files any longer. Re-installi
Re: Premiere Pro CC Prores problems
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
chris king "Actually, ProRes in a MOV file format is beyond the compatibility of Adobe Premiere Pro." Actually, you have no idea what you're talking about. I use it daily on Windows and Mac machines
WaveForm Monitor Questions
by Bryce Douglass 2 days ago
I don't need to know a history of Waveform Monitor just these answers. 1. Is 0 in the waveform monitor true Black when working with Digital 2. Do I have to have the brightest part of the picture reach
Re: WaveForm Monitor Questions
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
1. Yes 2. It doesn't need to be at 100 3. https: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro using using-waveform-monitors-vectorscope.html
Is there an easy way to do this?
by Jake Famisher 3 days ago
Hello, I'm trying to make jittery text for a video, and I'm wondering if there's an easy way to do it. This is an example I made by making a new title for each letter, and slightly cropping it in rand
Re: Is there an easy way to do this?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 days ago
Jake Famisher "I'm wondering if there's an easy way to do it." This is really easy in After Effects.
Importing adobe cc2014 .xml file to adobe cs6
by Brooks Burgoon 7 days ago
Just wanted to see if this was possible... I synced and made a timeline for my director today. Took a load of time, and I read earlier that all I had to do was export a .xml (on adobe's website). Now
Re: Importing adobe cc2014 .xml file to adobe cs6
by Tero Ahlfors 7 days ago
https: forums.adobe.com message 4626663#4626663#4626663
How do you get handles on extracted Audio - Premiere to Audition?
by Scott Clements 1 week ago
How do you get handles on extracted Audio - Premiere to Audition Film Editor, London UK www.scottclementseditor.com
Re: How do you get handles on extracted Audio - Premiere to Audition?
by Tero Ahlfors 7 days ago
If you are sending the whole sequence to Audition you can set the audio handles in the edit in Adobe Audition setting window.
Negative Scanning 35mm Film into .PSD sequence
by Hayden Martin 1 week ago
Hi I'm curious about this and don't know where else to post it I have a 35mm reel that I want to get developed and scanned as a 32bit .PSD sequence... The reason I want a .PSD sequence is because I do
Re: Negative Scanning 35mm Film into .PSD sequence
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
I've never heard of a scanner doing PSD's. DPX or TIFF sequences are the usual suspects there.
Resolution/Aspect Ratio
by David Smooth 1 week ago
I'm just gonna lay my cards on the table...I'm a decent film maker creatively and practically. but technically is a different story... Right now I'm trying to get my head around aspect ratios and what
Re: Resolution/Aspect Ratio
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
David Smooth "1440x1080" You do not need to mess with this resolution unless you're given footage that is shot in that particular resolution and PAR: David Smooth "Would it look really weird as the p
ARRIRAW footage loading slowly into Premiere CC
by kelly armstrong 2 weeks ago
Hi there, I've just been given seven cards of ARRI RAW footage and each folder containing 21 takes inside. Each take is taking about an hour to import into Premiere Pro so I've started converting the
Re: ARRIRAW footage loading slowly into Premiere CC
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Get a RAID.
Tilda Key
by Joe Bodego 2 weeks ago
Good day all, i know the tilda key gives you a full screen preview but whats the menu equivalent. I suddenly lost my tilda key function and was looking around for a menu equivalent. Kinda new to premi
Re: Tilda Key
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Set a shortcut for "maximize panel under cursor".
Switching from After Effects to Fusion?
by Matthew Altheim 2 weeks ago
Hello Creative Cows! Not that any of you are actual cows- Our studio has been worried about the continual lacklustre response from Adobe on fixing their very buggy, very problematic, very slow, After
Re: Switching from After Effects to Fusion?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Mads Nybo J rgensen "should not be discounted" I'd hope I could get a discounted Flame. AE is 600 euros a year and Fusion is about thousand euros per seat. A single Flame is about 100K and Quantel is
You Can't Multicam Merged Clips?
by Scott Clements 4 weeks ago
Hi, I'm pretty new to Premiere and have hit a snag. I went through and merged all of my separately recorded audio with my picture. Then, I discovered I had a lot of multicam sequences. I went to make
Re: You Can't Multicam Merged Clips?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Make new sequences from the individual merged clips (right click - new sequence from clip or make a keyboard shortcut) and choose the sequences then the create multi-camera source sequence-selection i
After Effects CC 2014 Monitor Output
by stig olsen 3 weeks ago
Hi, I just downloaded AE CC 2014 and cant output to monitor. I can see that the video preview options are changed, but my only video device options popping up is "adobe DV", "monitor 1" & "monitor 2".
Re: After Effects CC 2014 Monitor Output
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
You don't need to reinstall AE if you just install the latest Blackmagic Desktop Video drivers.
Issues with exporting 4K 16:9 composition from AE
by Andrew Key 3 weeks ago
Hello. yesterday I've tried to export a 4K 16:9 composition from AE. Here the export settings: Unfortunately the export resolution is merely 2000 by 2000. Does anyone know, how to fix this issue Thank
Re: Issues with exporting 4K 16:9 composition from AE
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
You missed that little "Settings mismatch" button in the lower left. It would tell you that the resolution restriction for this setting is 2000x2000. You could send this to Adobe Media Encoder and ren
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gamma shift with Quicktime player
by Brenden Younan 3 weeks ago
Hello, I've had this problem for quite awhile now. I have a animated logo (1920X1080) Animation. When I bring it in After Effects to edit etc and export using either ProRess or H264 and run it back us
Re: gamma shift with Quicktime player
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Are you on a Windows machine
Adjusting Title Position: Do I have to open the title tool each time?
by Scott Witthaus 4 weeks ago
....or is there a shortcut I am missing just to grab it and move it without opening Title Tool. Scott Witthaus Senior Editor Post Production Supervisor 1708 Inc. Editorial Professor, VCU Brandcenter
Re: Adjusting Title Position: Do I have to open the title tool each time?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
You can also use the clip effects to change the position and scale of a title.
How do you paste an effect to multiple clips in a bin at once?
by Scott Clements 4 weeks ago
Hi, I'm trying to apply a lumetri look to multiple clips in a bin at once. Is this possible "Paste attributes" is greyed out. Film Editor, London UK www.scottclementseditor.com
Re: How do you paste an effect to multiple clips in a bin at once?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Paste attributes only works on the timeline. You might want to look at using a master clip effect or an adjustment layer. https: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro how-to apply-effects-master-clips.html
re-linking after changing names
by Daniel Schultz 4 weeks ago
Hi new to PremierePro. I'm a FCP7 and AVID user, and I'm doing my first project in PrPro. Question, as I'm logging imported media. I just imported a whole slew of folders and media. If I change the na
Re: re-linking after changing names
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
It doesn't matter if you change the clip bin names in the Premiere project panel. It does matter if you rename the actual files. Don't do that.
Moving clips from bin to bin - cannot copy and paste and then delete without deleting clips from timeline?
by Scott Clements 1 month ago
In Premiere, I would love to be able to copy clips from one bin, then paste them into another bin and delete the clips from the original bin. However, when you delete the clips from the original locat
Re: Moving clips from bin to bin - cannot copy and paste and then delete without deleting clips from timeline?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Trevor Asquerthian "Just because something hasn't been a limitation for you doesn't mean it isn't for other people" If one is doing a feature request one needs to be precise in what they are expectin
How Do You Select Timeline without moving the playhead from the frame you're parked on?
by Scott Clements 4 weeks ago
Hi, This is driving me nuts.... I play through the timeline and park on a clip. I don't want the playhead to move a frame, but need to select the timeline so that I can zoom in. The only way I've been
Re: How Do You Select Timeline without moving the playhead from the frame you're parked on?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
I don't quite understand the problem here. You can select the timeline panel by clicking anywhere in it or by pressing shift+3. If you click on the upper part of the timeline panel where you can see t
Any idea how can I achive this?
by Delio Goncalves 4 weeks ago
Hi everybody, I've been following Creativecow forum for ages, and I always found what Im looking for, so this is my first post because I haven't found anything similar to that I need... So my question
Re: Any idea how can I achive this?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
This would be easiest to accomplish with the text animation tools. edit: I made a quick demo project you can pick apart. Download it here: http: we.tl 2VMHC4V6yh
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Exporting mixed frame rates to mpeg2 DVD?
by Kieran Vyas 1 month ago
I have a project comprised of 25fps and 50fps footage. When I export to mpeg2 DVD I am getting a horrible distortion around motion in my scenes. HOWEVER, I exported a QT draft at 1080p 25fps progressi
Re: Exporting mixed frame rates to mpeg2 DVD?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Do you have frame blending on
Rendering different image dimensions in DaVinci Resolve
by Kevin Fratz 1 month ago
I hope someone can help me out with this. I'm trying to render out a project that consists of clips in all kinds of sizes 1920X1080, 1440x1080, 720x480, 720x540, 1280x720...etc. This was a simple corr
Re: Rendering different image dimensions in DaVinci Resolve
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
So are you rendering individual clips with their original resolution Because that sounds like it.
Rotoscoping
by Ali raza qadir 1 month ago
Hi guys, I have a clip of a moving car which I rotoscoped. Now I want to rotoscope the environment of the same clip. Is there any way I can invert the rotoscoped part of the clip selecting the car to
Re: Rotoscoping
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
You can do this by using different mask modes like subtract. See more here: https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using alpha-channels-masks-mattes.html
Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 with Resolve Lite 11
by John Michaels 1 month ago
I'm trying to use the Blackmagic Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 with Resolve Lite 11 (Windows). I have selected the Intensity for monitoring in Resolve's I O settings and restarted Resolve. But at this poi
Re: Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 with Resolve Lite 11
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
How are your video monitoring settings set up
System for a student just starting out
by Anthony Buono 1 month ago
I'm new to this forum and to DaVinci Resolve, so thanks for your patience with a newbie. I am just starting to learn Resolve and need a good system to learn on. I have read about so much conflicting i
Re: System for a student just starting out
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Anthony Buono "I would also love to use one day" MC Color works on the lite version. MC Transport doesn't work at all because it's not supported, unless you want to program some macros.
FCPx & BM Mini Monitor & interlaced material and fields
by Trevor Asquerthian 2 months ago
Anyone succesfully viewing interlaced (1080 50i) material using FCPx and the BlackMagic MiniMonitor I'm using v10.4 of BM driver on OSX 10.10.2 and FCPx 10.1.4 I can step through fields in FCPx and se
Re: FCPx & BM Mini Monitor & interlaced material and fields
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Can the monitor you're outputting to show interlaced footage properly
Blog: Finding my Adobe media cache files and clearing up space
by Lucy Moon 2 months ago
Ran out of disk space today and despite copying off 500GB of video projects, I was still horribly low on space. I suspected the cache from Premiere. To see the cache I had to "find" my library inside
Re: Blog: Finding my Adobe media cache files and clearing up space
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
One should set the media cache to an easier to find place and probably not the system drive.
Lag and snappiness, differences between systems
by Timo Teravainen 4 months ago
Hi, I have 2 PC Resolve systems. The main system has pretty much the Blackmagic recommended components, Asus P9X79 E-WS mobo, i7 3930K 6-core processor, 32GB ram, GTX 780 with 6GB ram and GT 440 runni
Re: Lag and snappiness, differences between systems
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
You might want to check that your USB ports aren't in power save mode. They should be in the advanced power settings.
addtional hdmi port.
by paulson lang 2 months ago
Hi, I am using Resolve on windows. I connected my projector through mini monitor hdmi port. Is there a possiblity to get an additional hdmi port so that i can connect a hdmi monitor Thanks, PL
Re: addtional hdmi port.
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Get an HDMI switch with necessary amount of inputs and outputs.
How should I go about grading my film in AE?
by Jae Yim 2 months ago
So I finished editing my short film (in premiere) and want to throw it into AE to color grade. And please do not suggest just grading in premiere, there's an AE specific plugin I want to use. So how d
Re: How should I go about grading my film in AE?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Import your Premiere project to AE. Mind that grading in AE is kludgy and slow when it comes to grading and I'd recommend trying a proper grading tool. If you have CC you have Speedgrade and you can v
70D Video disappears when the battery dies
by Zac Miller 2 months ago
I'm using a 70D as one of the cameras on a feature length documentary. I've been shooting for two months and at least twice now the camera has lost a clip that was being recorded when the camera batte
Re: 70D Video disappears when the battery dies
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Zac Miller "Has anyone else heard of this happening " Yes. Either use a dummy battery with a bigger power source, a battery grip or just try to stop recording before you run out of juice so the camer
Color Temperature Node
by Gregor Willers 2 months ago
Hey Folks, I'm a little frustrated. Is there an option in Davinci Resolve 11 to change the color temperature in a node (I want to mix to nodes with different color temperatures and LUTs) I'd be very h
Re: Color Temperature Node
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
RAW footage has a color temp option in the RAW settings. Otherwise you'll have to do it manually.
Live View for Video on the 7D?
by Phil Lister 2 months ago
Lately, I've had trouble with shooting video on my 7D. I power the camera on fine, but when I flip the switch for video, the shutter won't open and I get an error message (just says error) on the LCD
Re: Live View for Video on the 7D?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Phil Lister "Should I have Live View enabled or disabled " Well you can't shoot video without the live view mode so I guess you should fix that. Phil Lister "Also, is there trouble with 3rd party bat
What Amazon Users think about Clouds...
by Rainer Schubert 3 months ago
For those who are of the opinion that this "cloud" named thing is loved by most users... Only a few old world fellows don t like to rent... A view ratings of CC at Amazon (where it s available): USA:
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Re: What Amazon Users think about Clouds...
by Mads Nybo Jørgensen 2 months ago
Ricardo Marty "fine for you. but if you read money is not the reason behind most of the post here." No, that is correct: A large number of negative posts here is about using false and misleading info
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Flickering in welding footage
by Hannah Hill 3 months ago
We are currently working on a project that involves filming welding footage, and we are getting a really bad flicker in our footage. We are currently shoot with a 5D mark iii and a c100 mark ii, and w
Re: Flickering in welding footage
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
The shutter speed doesn't affect the way the sensor is creating the image. Which is sweeping the sensor vertically.
Client wants 1440x1080, ProRes422 and I'm on a PC.
by Edward Foster 3 months ago
I bought a converter, but I know I'm not setting up my composition with the correct settings. I just can't figure out the right preset to make the initial AVI. I'm lost with a lot of this stuff.
Re: Client wants 1440x1080, ProRes422 and I'm on a PC.
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
The resolution should be 1440x1080 and the pixel aspect should be HD anamorphic 1,33.
Sony NX30 w/Canon DSLR footage?
by Nick Sino 3 months ago
I have been using DSLRs (Canon 7D and T3i's) - to film and want to add either a Sony NX30 or Canon XA20. I will be using it for a documentary and was going to go with the Sony. My question is: -Will t
Re: Sony NX30 w/Canon DSLR footage?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Nick Sino "Will the Sony NX30 footage and color match the Canon DSLRs" Probably no even if you've got the white balance set. That's what colour correction is for.
Just bought a new compact flash card...
by Camryn Barker 3 months ago
Hello, I just bought a 32 gb compact flash card. Here are the details on the card: 32gb CF 500x UDMA 6 Read: 75mb s Write: 40mb s And it is a Delkin Devices card. I want to know if this card is good e
Re: Just bought a new compact flash card...
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Well is the footage skipping because of the card or do you have a slow computer You might also try copying the footage from the card to a local hard drive.
Nothing has changed - including never ending discounts
by Chris Pettit 3 months ago
Adobe has clearly still not figured out profitability with their new subscriptions only model. Notice the lack fine print in this ad, no "only for one year" disclaimers. No "only for CS users" languag
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Re: Nothing has changed - including never ending discounts
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
But Dave, using your very interesting example of cell phone providers -- there's no necessary distinction between my 103 year old great-grandmother or my 19 year old son, or between Elon Musk and Lind
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How are you using metadata?
by Walter Soyka 3 months ago
Discussion on the importance of metadata has re-emerged in the Focus thread below, but it's feature-focused. I'd be very interested in learning about your real-world workflows if you are willing to sh
Re: How are you using metadata?
by Mark Raudonis 3 months ago
Bret Williams "Just found it funny that my wife did it as old school as possible and was done editing before I was done logging!" Bret, You just made a very important observation: "Logging metadata"
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I need Professional Advice
by Adam Alonge 3 months ago
Hi. My name is Adam and this is my first post here as you all seem to be knowledgable. I shoot comedy sketches on Youtube. I currently have a canon vixia hfg10 and am looking for the more crisp video
Re: I need Professional Advice
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
The thing about autofocus is that it doesn't know what should be in focus because it's a computer going beep boop. If you move closer to the camera it might pick you up. If a cat accidentally goes in
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Premiere Pro Editing - Scaling, Resizing, Zooming and Resolution Loss of Footage Clips
by Devinda Fernando 3 months ago
Adobe Premiere's basic scaling function allows you to zoom in on a Clip upto 600% - but at what percent increase in the size of a 1920x1080 clip do you start to loose resolution I was told you could s
Re: Premiere Pro Editing - Scaling, Resizing, Zooming and Resolution Loss of Footage Clips
by Blaise Douros 3 months ago
Hah, thanks! I THINK it's true, at least from a perspective of a guy who is not a programmer or software engineer...just a longtime user! Your summary is just about right. The only correction I'd poin
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C100 MII Understanding PF 29.97
by Mark DAgostino 3 months ago
I am trying to wrap my head around PF29.97. I totally understand the concept of 29.97 and 30P. I prefer shooting 30P and have for years, but that's only available in the mp4 format with this camera an
Re: C100 MII Understanding PF 29.97
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Mark DAgostino "PF29.97 is indeed 30P but it is put in a 59.94i wrapper because some NLEs work with that better. " Also it works with older gear that don't support progressive stuff. That's one of th
More grain on good lighting then i expected!! Any thoughts????
by Austin shelton 3 months ago
Hello, i'm posting again to show something that has now, really been an issue eversense i got my DSLR. It's the Canon 700D I'm using the kit lens btw. I have provided a video showing different iso set
Re: More grain on good lighting then i expected!! Any thoughts????
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Austin shelton "I'v seen video all over youtube showing better noise performance using the KIT lens and they was outside at (night)." Well they probably pick their compositions so they can use the lo
Presenter interacting with graphics
by Shannon Bedford 3 months ago
Could someone tell me if this could have been done in After Effects https: www.youtube.com watch v=QiW27W26KpE I am quoting on a similar job. I intend to cut the base video in Premiere Pro CC and outs
Re: Presenter interacting with graphics
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
Shannon Bedford "I'd be interested to know how the overlap effect is achieved at around 31secs. Is it just cropping " It's called rotoscoping. Shannon Bedford "Would the final shot be outdoor green s
Been given a HUGE Lens Budget, need some advice!
by Lee Malone 4 months ago
Hi guys, so recently my Youtube Brand has been given a huge budget by the phone network 02. They've given us 600 ($995) and we're looking at 1 to 2 lenses. We're shooting on a Canon 550D, most of what
Re: Been given a HUGE Lens Budget, need some advice!
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
You could probably get a used 24-70 2.8 L for that.
How can I get the EOS FCP plugin now?
by Matt Hoffman 4 months ago
I'm trying to transcode video media shot on a Canon 7D through Final Cut Pro's Log and Transfer window, and I can't find the plugin that should allow the media to be recognized. It's mentioned in vari
Re: How can I get the EOS FCP plugin now?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Matt Hoffman "preserve the timecode metadata" 7D files do not have a timecode track. It does however have some sort of ToD thing going on. You can find the plugin if you go to the downloads and drive
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