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Tero Ahlfors

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Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 with Resolve Lite 11
by John Michaels 1 day 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 day ago
How are your video monitoring settings set up
System for a student just starting out
by Anthony Buono 2 days 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 day 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.
Video Dimensions Are Different Upon Import into Premiere Pro
by Seth Shafer 1 day ago
Hello, I'm in a bit of a jam. I made a very large video file (4096 x 4096) with the intention of chopping it down to smaller dimensions in Premiere Pro. Upon importing the video file into PP, I see th
Re: Video Dimensions Are Different Upon Import into Premiere Pro
by Tero Ahlfors 1 day ago
I don't know what kind of Mickey Mouse Unicorn stuff that Perian is but the standard H264 levels do not support that resolution. More info here: http: en.wikipedia.org wiki H.264 MPEG-4_AVC#Levels
Import Question
by Scott Witthaus 2 days ago
I am working with a bunch of 4k footage shot on an FS700. When working in FCPX, I can easily filter out all the unnecessary files and sub folders on this camera card (lots of sub folders for shots and
Re: Import Question
by Tero Ahlfors 1 day ago
Try using the media browser panel to import.
how to use that little yellow fx box????
by tad newberry 1 day ago
okay...i've been a PP user for a year and a half and have clicked on that yellow box in the upper left corner of every clip on the timeline. i can open it (right clicking) and see the "option", but th
Re: how to use that little yellow fx box????
by Tero Ahlfors 1 day ago
You don't "use it" per se. It just a visual cue to show that a clip has an effect on it. More here https: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro using applying-removing-finding-organizing-effects.html
RED footage in 25fps is in slow motion
by Mike Tosetto 2 days ago
Hi guys I've received a bunch of RED footage (.r3d files) and it's all slow motion when I play it back in Premiere Pro, the Red Player and the RedCine-X Player. But the frame rate on the footage is 25
Re: RED footage in 25fps is in slow motion
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
Mike Tosetto "For slow motion, shouldn't it be shot at a much higher frame rate to get smooth slow motion " It's shot at higher frame rate but the container is running at 25fps. Mike Tosetto "Do you
Impressive liquid wash effect, in AE?
by Adam Lewen 3 days ago
Hello At about 0:54 in this very nice video; https: vimeo.com album 3344831 video 7189740 They are "washing" text with liquid. I assume it can be achieved with a real liquid layer that will also disto
Re: Impressive liquid wash effect, in AE?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
They probably shot a real plate with the text washing away and comped that in. edit: Yup. "all the liquid stuff is real footage. no particles at all."
How to insert clips on timeline according to timecode?
by Simon Reichel 3 days ago
Hey guys, urgent request here. I'm editing a piece and it was filmed and recorded with master timecode from the sound guy set to the actual time of day. So sound guy and camera guy were hitting record
Re: How to insert clips on timeline according to timecode?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 days ago
Simon Reichel " it would need to be an automated process." You can't sync by audio if you don't have reference audio. You can't sync by timecode if the gear wasn't genlocked and you can't sync by TOD
Export QUICKTIME doesn't give me 1920x1080 ???
by Dan Chapman 3 days ago
I'm under the gun and trying to bring bring some new PPro 1920x1080 clips into an old FCP timeline. I export using Quicktime with a XDCAM EX 1080p24 (35 Mb s VBR) setting. When I open the exported fil
Re: Export QUICKTIME doesn't give me 1920x1080 ???
by Tero Ahlfors 3 days ago
Dan Chapman "Is it necessary to render first before export " No unless you want to use the preview format you set in the sequence settings for the final export. You need to select the "use previews"
Premiere Pro Exporting Issues
by Jack Campise 3 days ago
I'm new to Premiere but not video editing in general. But right now I'm having trouble exporting a 6-minute short film I need to turn in for my film class. I found how to export it in with Quicktime b
Re: Premiere Pro Exporting Issues
by Tero Ahlfors 3 days ago
Jack Campise "but interlacing lines are showing up, even after I have deinterlaced the video in Field Options" Is your footage actually interlaced Does it have the correct settings in the interpret f
Cs6 slow to export X264 in win 8.1
by Dave Michaels 3 days ago
Hi all. NEWB here. PLEASE Don't run. LOL! I recently started using Cs6 and edited a clip then exported but it took over 11 mins to render export a 2m26s video in X264 vfw at 720x480. Unfortunately the
Re: Cs6 slow to export X264 in win 8.1
by Tero Ahlfors 3 days ago
Dave Michaels "Both Avidemux and Handbrake chew up and spit out the same X264 encode recode job on this system in under a minute which is why I'm confused as to why professional software like Premier
How is this transition done?
by Paul Walker 6 days ago
Around the 0:24 mark. I'm trying to figure out how this is done, because I would like to recreate it, but I do not have very much knowledge about AE. If someone could point me in the right direction,
Re: How is this transition done?
by Tero Ahlfors 6 days ago
The cabin part of the foreground footage is rotoscoped so the mountainy background is showing behind it. They probably planned this with similar camera movements so they would match better. After the
FCPx & BM Mini Monitor & interlaced material and fields
by Trevor Asquerthian 1 week 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 7 days ago
Can the monitor you're outputting to show interlaced footage properly
How to professionally export video
by John Mark 1 week ago
Hello I'm wondering how do I get good quality video out of after effects. Every time I export, all I get is washed out video when viewed on quicktime, colours never look the same from when viewed from
Re: How to professionally export video
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
John Mark "Every time I export, all I get is washed out video when viewed on quicktime, colours never look the same from when viewed from the composition." Do not use Quicktime Player for checking an
Blog: Finding my Adobe media cache files and clearing up space
by Lucy Moon 1 week 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 1 week 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 3 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago
Get an HDMI switch with necessary amount of inputs and outputs.
display duration of clip in time line
by Michael Paul 2 weeks ago
In Avid I can see how long a clip is in my time line. In fact Avid can show me all kinds of informations about my clips in the time line. I have always found it to be useful to see that a clip is 7 se
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Re: display duration of clip in time line
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
When you press the plus the sequence timecode should change into a plus. Make sure you don't have any clips selected because then you'll move the selected clips.
Error Exporting files above 4000 pixels
by Princess Tariq 2 weeks ago
Hi there, I am working for a client who has requested the animation to be rendered exported with the following specs: File format: MPEG -4 Video format: AVC Width (Pixels): 16416 Height (Pixels): 96 T
Re: Error Exporting files above 4000 pixels
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
It rescales the longer edge to 4096 because that is the limit of the H264 codec. The client is wrong and there's no way you could do a H264 file with that resolution.
delete/remove part of clip with IN and OUT (VERY basic)
by Michael Paul 3 weeks ago
Okay this is a VERY simple question: I have a clip on my time line. I set an IN point and an OUT point. Now I want to remove the part I just selected with my IN and OUT. Now it gets tricky: I know if
Re: delete/remove part of clip with IN and OUT (VERY basic)
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Michael Paul " I wouldn't know what WORD command to look for in the keyboard short cuts to change this find what I am looking for" It's the "lift"-command.
Newie. Can I load a sequence of images and have each image automatically last say 1/10 second on the timeline?
by Paul Copeland 3 weeks ago
G'day from Australia. I am a very new newbie to Adobe Premiere Pro. Could someone please tell me if there is a way to set up the program so that when I import images, each image in the timeline lasts
Re: Newie. Can I load a sequence of images and have each image automatically last say 1/10 second on the timeline?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
You can set the default still image duration under preferences - general.
24fps footage on 30fps timeline and vice versa
by Erik Hill 3 weeks ago
Someone please bludgeon me with their knowledge on this dilemma. I have a wedding video to edit and the majority of the footage was shot in 29.97fps and the rest was shot in 23.976fps. I created a tim
Re: 24fps footage on 30fps timeline and vice versa
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Erik Hill "I'm assuming that when a 24fps clip is on a 30fps timeline that some frames are duplicated and when a 30fps clip is on a 24fps timeline that some frames are removed. " Pretty much this, ye
How should I go about grading my film in AE?
by Jae Yim 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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
Dramatic color change between Photoshop and After Effects
by David Cabestany 3 weeks ago
I created this image in Cinema 4D, then opened it in Photoshop to tweak some stuff (not related to color) and then I imported it into AE to add some flares. The final output is a still image, not a mo
Re: Dramatic color change between Photoshop and After Effects
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Formats Bit depths Color spaces What flares
Newbie expport question!
by Ian Matthews 3 weeks ago
Hi! Loving Adobe Premiere Pro so far - very powerful tool! I have a problem in that my exported videos seem a little jerky and have glitchy lines on them... See attached image. Any ideas I am exportin
Re: Newbie expport question!
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Ian Matthews " and I exported at 1080p" Are you absolutely sure about that How about a screencap of your export settings
70D Video disappears when the battery dies
by Zac Miller 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago
RAW footage has a color temp option in the RAW settings. Otherwise you'll have to do it manually.
How did they do this?
by clyde villegas 1 month ago
Found this video today. I wonder how they did this. https: www.facebook.com video.php v=10153133756738307&set=vb.58302598306&type=2&theater ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Re: How did they do this?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Well planned shoot, some editing tricks and some CG shots.
Vintage movie titles in AE
by Kk Akuoku 1 month ago
I've been looking into how to achieve an effective 1960s 1970s look to my videos. In particular, I want to pull off accurate on-screen titles, like the way they're presented in this video: https: vime
Re: Vintage movie titles in AE
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Well it's a pink title that's been blurred a little so the edges don't pop out because it isn't that sharp.
Live View for Video on the 7D?
by Phil Lister 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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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Pan & Crop - Experienced Vegas editor new to Premiere
by Philippe Gosselin 1 month ago
Hi all, This is my first project editing in Premiere, I've been editing in Vegas for the last 10 years. I just finish a crash course about Premiere and I am good to go. There is only one thing that I
Re: Pan & Crop - Experienced Vegas editor new to Premiere
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
https: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro using motion-position-scale-rotate-clip.html
After Effects Motion blur
by Gareth Molan 1 month ago
Hello, I'm animating some 2D text in After Effects CC. There's a notable difference in the quality of motion blur between this version of After Effects and the older versions. When the 'Enable blur' s
Re: After Effects Motion blur
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
You can edit the motion blur settings in the project settings.
Flickering in welding footage
by Hannah Hill 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month ago
The resolution should be 1440x1080 and the pixel aspect should be HD anamorphic 1,33.
after effects not performing as expeted
by Sibi Manjale 1 month ago
i was using after-effects in my dell inspiron i5 4gb ram laptop with inbuilt graphics for a while. last day i buy a new amd fx6300 processor and gigabyte motherboard with 8 gb ram. as the motherboard
Re: after effects not performing as expeted
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Sibi Manjale "im not getting real-time preview" You don't have realtime preview in AE. https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using previewing.html
Sony NX30 w/Canon DSLR footage?
by Nick Sino 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 1 month 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 to prevent the file name from displaying at start of video
by Charlie Johnson 1 month ago
I am a new user and just finished a short video. When it's exported to wmv and played, the file name briefly displays on screen in yellow for a few seconds. What setting turns that off so it doesn't d
Re: How to prevent the file name from displaying at start of video
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
That's a feature of the software you're playing it on.
How are you using metadata?
by Walter Soyka 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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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Timeline dropping frames?
by Jessica Woodhouse 2 months ago
Hey all--I'm new to using Adobe Premiere Pro and I'm sure there's an option I've overlooked. I'm working on a project for a web company and designed an animation for them to show at the end of their c
Re: Timeline dropping frames?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Your footage and timeline settings aren't matching. Your sequence is in a drop frame format, you can see the ;-symbols between the timecode and the source isn't.
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Premiere Pro Editing - Scaling, Resizing, Zooming and Resolution Loss of Footage Clips
by Devinda Fernando 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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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Video codec advice Please!!
by Scott Gaskin 2 months ago
Hi there, I am new to DSLR video and will be shooting a music video in the next 2 weeks (personal Project) and I'm trying to understand the best way of preparing the video once shot for post productio
Re: Video codec advice Please!!
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Scott Gaskin "Do I need to change my footage to a different codec like pro-res before I start my editing and post production " No


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