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Tero Ahlfors

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Newbie expport question!
by Ian Matthews 14 hours 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 11 hours 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 2 days 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 21 hours 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
mastered tracks clipping in premiere
by Rob Viscardis 3 days ago
I've been working on a lot of music videos lately, being handed mastered tracks from the audio engineers. When I place in projects with no gain or level adjustments the track will clip out on my audio
Re: mastered tracks clipping in premiere
by Tero Ahlfors 3 days ago
Yes and depending on where the music video is going to be played we normalized the track to broadcast specs or dropped it a bit for web use.
anyone know what this clip means?
by Joe Procopio 5 days ago
This is a clip from Project Manager cutdown project. it has a -100% speed change in it, but other speed changes both + and - are fine. The footage is 23.98, but so is the other footage with speed cha
Re: anyone know what this clip means?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
Did you have to relink any footage If you did you'll need to tick the keep interpret footage settings box in the relink window.
Color Temperature Node
by Gregor Willers 5 days 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 5 days ago
RAW footage has a color temp option in the RAW settings. Otherwise you'll have to do it manually.
Show Time stamp in Premiere
by Dave Hiebert 1 week ago
I am doing some video court reporting. I need to show the embedded Day Time on the final video output. As this is legal video, it can't be something I've added afterwards. It must be from the metadata
Re: Show Time stamp in Premiere
by Tero Ahlfors 7 days ago
Resolve can burn a date stamp if the file has date metadata.
CDL from Resolve....
by john davidson 1 week ago
Hello I am trying to find out if anyone has loaded a CDL from DaVinci Resolve into Premiere I realize this is the reverse of the norm. But according to DaVinci Resolve this is a universal file with ba
Re: CDL from Resolve....
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
As far as I know Premiere doesn't have CDL support.
Whats the best way to render out 2K
by david hare 1 week ago
Ok so im hoping someone can help me out here. I've edited a feature film using cc2014. The footage i have is a prores 422 render from the colour graders. OK i now need to render this out for distribut
Re: Whats the best way to render out 2K
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
DNxHD does not support that so it's a possibility that they have no clue about delivery formats.
4k edit: storage solutions
by Gabriel Sanchez 1 week ago
Hi all! I m updating my workstation for the next upcoming proyect, a 100min. documentary film for theaters shot in 4k (Raw .mxf from sony FS700). The production company told me yesterday that i ll nee
Re: 4k edit: storage solutions
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Gabriel Sanchez "a file for theatres" http: en.wikipedia.org wiki Digital_Cinema_Package
Presets and Codecs are Gone, Premiere Pro Cs6
by melisa bala 1 week ago
Hello, Last week I reinstalled Premiere Pro CS6 and since then, I cannot open my projects. Premiere gives an error message which says codecs and presets are missing. I tried everything, I reinstalled
Re: Presets and Codecs are Gone, Premiere Pro Cs6
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
Have you tried de-activating and then re-activating the license
How did they do this?
by clyde villegas 1 week 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 week ago
Well planned shoot, some editing tricks and some CG shots.
Vintage movie titles in AE
by Kk Akuoku 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago
https: helpx.adobe.com premiere-pro using motion-position-scale-rotate-clip.html
After Effects Motion blur
by Gareth Molan 2 weeks 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 2 weeks ago
You can edit the motion blur settings in the project settings.
Flickering in welding footage
by Hannah Hill 3 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks ago
That's a feature of the software you're playing it on.
Stuck in render queue
by Johnathan Doffing 4 weeks ago
I just installed Aftereffects CC and it opens up with this http: i.imgur.com BH8MzJK.png everything is greyed out in my options menu except for the aftereffects dropdown menu. I've tried clearing my s
Re: Stuck in render queue
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Reset the workspace.
How are you using metadata?
by Walter Soyka 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 1 month 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 4 weeks 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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tif to dpx (hundred thousands of files)
by Kiki Muchtar 1 month ago
Hi, I hope this is the right forum (not sure whether should ask the question here or in Media Formats). We scan 35mm film so we get 2K RAW files. A certain limitation of the scanner makes us convert t
Re: tif to dpx (hundred thousands of files)
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Kiki Muchtar "In our case, the TIF is 50% bigger than the DPX. " Then you're losing data on the transcode, which begs the question: Why aren't you capturing straight to DPX anyway If you only have a
C100 MII Understanding PF 29.97
by Mark DAgostino 1 month 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 4 weeks 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
Is there a way to view a TIFF image sequence in camera raw in after effects cs5?
by Adam Henthorne 1 month ago
I've enabled opening TIFF files in camera raw preferences. But, whenever I import my TIFF files into after effects, the camera raw window isn't opening. When I use RAW or cr2 files, it opens perfectly
Re: Is there a way to view a TIFF image sequence in camera raw in after effects cs5?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
TIFF files aren't RAW files unless you have images from very old DSLR's like the Canon 1D.
Anyone knows how this text reveal is done in After Effects?
by Pieter Goris 1 month ago
Hi everyone. My first time on Creative Cow and excited *whoop whoop* Anyone a clue how this text reveal is done in After Effects I'm referring to this video on Youtube @ 0:16 seconds 'A certain call'.
Re: Anyone knows how this text reveal is done in After Effects?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
That could be done pretty easily with different text animators. More info here: https: helpx.adobe.com after-effects using animating-text.html
which technique is this on brilliant music video
by yigit ersoy 1 month ago
Hi there, i just wondering that which technique used on this music video https: www.youtube.com watch v=TW9uj83Vq-0
Re: which technique is this on brilliant music video
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Yep. It just manipulation of the elements in the picture. They also used selective stabilization to keep the head of the singer in place while the background moves.
How do yo remove normalisation gain?
by Scott Clements 1 month ago
I can't seem to figure out how to do this. For example, let's say you normalise a bunch of different audio clips after you've done an edit - with all sorts of little chopped up, relatively silent litt
Re: How do yo remove normalisation gain?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
I haven't used that but I guess it makes volume keyframes on the audio Right click - remove effects.
How do you roll edit sound, independent of picture on multiple audio tracks at once?
by Scott Clements 1 month ago
HI, Premiere newbie question: You can press option to roll just picture, independent of audio. However, when you want to roll audio independent of picture and use the option modifier, you can only rol
Re: How do you roll edit sound, independent of picture on multiple audio tracks at once?
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Have all the audio clips selected. Then they should roll at once.
More grain on good lighting then i expected!! Any thoughts????
by Austin shelton 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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
'Match Source' only available for certain formats...
by Dave Paterson 2 months ago
'Match Source' is really handy when doing a series of quick encodes to Quicktime or H264. December's AME Updates & Enhancements post states "Match Source functionality has been expanded to the QuickTi
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Re: 'Match Source' only available for certain formats...
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Dave Paterson "Is this really the fastest way of doing this " Make your own presets. Unless you're dealing with a bunch of weird non-standard frame sizes.
Understanding Hardware Impact on AME performance
by James Malamatinas 2 months ago
Hi, My PC specifications are below. Core i7 2nd Gen Processor 16GB DDR3 RAM Nvidia 570 GTX graphics card Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD (Program Files) OCZ Vector 128 GB SSD (Scratch Disk) I'm trying to en
Re: Understanding Hardware Impact on AME performance
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
Here's a simplified breakdown. If you're decoding encoding compressed formats (like h264, mpeg2) it will need CPU power because pretty much all your computer is either reading the data from small file
High noise and bad quality on my Canon 700D.
by Austin shelton 2 months ago
Hello, i'm new and i have a few questions about my Canon 700D (non t5i rebel) Ok first off i made sure to set my iso at the lowest it could go with out being underexposed. Then i set my aperture to th
Re: High noise and bad quality on my Canon 700D.
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
That looks fine for DSLR footage. I don't know what you're expecting.
Eye colour problem for college
by Zane Taylor 2 months ago
Hi i am making a college project and i need some advice. In this project i need to turn someones eys green, now i have done this with a mask so their eyes are green however im not sure how to motion t
Re: Eye colour problem for college
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
You need to animate the shape of the mask as the eyes close.
How to remove TimeCode from rendered video.
by Thanh Nguyen 2 months ago
Hi everyone! I'm new in AE and Mocha. I'm having problem with remove timecode in video (Please see sample in this link: Hope some one can help me see the way to solve this problem. Thank you very much
Re: How to remove TimeCode from rendered video.
by Tero Ahlfors 2 months ago
The only way is to crop it out.
Reconnecting Files
by Lynette Gilbert 3 months ago
I'm brand-spanking new to AE, though I've worked in FCP and Motion for years and years. I had to copy my files onto a new drive to bring them home to work with, and now, of course, when I open the fil
Re: Reconnecting Files
by Tero Ahlfors 3 months ago
In the replace footage dialog box make sure that the image sequence box isn't ticked. AE recognizes image sequences automatically and will offer that option by default.
What is this called in AE and how do I create it?
by Brenna Weaver 4 months ago
This is the video that has the effect I'm looking at recreating: https: www.youtube.com watch v=DDcb-e_Dg5g The effect is at 11:03. The image of the horse, Royal Academy (it's also in several other sp
Re: What is this called in AE and how do I create it?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Here's a tutorial: https: www.youtube.com watch v=ZVrYyX3bHI8
Background color on compositon?
by Evan Kryger 4 months ago
When I make a new composition with my video clip, all I see is black or what ever color I select as the background. How can I fix this Very frustrating
Re: Background color on compositon?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Evan Kryger "How can I fix this " What's wrong with that functionality and what are you expecting to be as the comp background You can click the "Toggle transparency grid" button below the comp windo
After Effects Render SLOWS DOWN MASSIVELY at EXACTLY Halfway
by Kieran Dey 4 months ago
So ive searched everywhere for a solution but i just cant find one. Before i never had this issue but after i started using trapcode particular and soundkeys it has started. Whenever i render my comp
Re: After Effects Render SLOWS DOWN MASSIVELY at EXACTLY Halfway
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
Kieran Dey " I'm sure its not a problem with my RAM as i have 4 gigs" Well I'd say it might be a problem with your RAM because 4 gigs is a very low amount for AE use. My jump from 32-bit to 64-bit ar
Black Magic: Fusion 7 - (basic package released free)
by Chris Pettit 5 months ago
Black Magic continues to amaze me (cameras especially for example), getting increasingly encouraged that I'll have alternatives to AE when CS6 finally dies and I can leave Adobe in my rear view mirror
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Re: Black Magic: Fusion 7 - (basic package released free)
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
David Mathis "ne the headaches from After Effects is the pre-comp, they are there for a reason but a bit awkward to work with. Having to jump into a pre-comp to make changes then back to the main com
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