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PP extremely slow despite decent HW
by Mike Tyler 1 day ago
I've got a Mid 2012 Macbook Pro 15.. - 251 GB Flash Storage - 2,3 GHz Intel Core i7 - 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 - NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M 1024 MB Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536 MB I remember working in Premiere
Re: PP extremely slow despite decent HW
by Tero Ahlfors 1 day ago
Mike Tyler "I can barely playback a 1 4 res footage.. " What kind of footage are we talking about here Format Resolution Frame rate Sequence settings
Colors on Browsers
by Jerry Smith 2 days ago
It seems that there is absolutely no way to get video colors to be the same on different browsers. I followed the Cow tutorial on color spaces and did an sRGB test project and every browser's colors m
Re: Colors on Browsers
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
Jerry Smith "I don't understand why I get different values for the video across browsers." Because different video players between different browsers on different operating systems don't adhere to an
Creative Cow DVD Tutorials
by Hope Holmesby 2 days ago
Hi there... Thanks for reading We have a Creative Cow AE tutorial DVD from 2006 - Andrew Kramer Is there any chance it can work somehow On mavericks it is not working, so put the label on it. What do
Re: Creative Cow DVD Tutorials
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
The lessons are probably on the disc as video files. You won't need that app.
Chroma key - problem with shimmering in hair
by Karen Pouye 1 week ago
THE PROBLEM: I used to do a lot of green screen shooting & editing & it all seemed to work easily, but recently I did a job & I had tremendous problems. The most troublesome issue was the shimmering e
Re: Chroma key - problem with shimmering in hair
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
It's also good to remember that sometimes half-ass is the proper amount of ass. If you have badly lit, compressed footage then you should make it look good overall instead of trying to fix some small
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Duplicate (FX) Track
by Bill Ravens 3 days ago
I have a video track on track 1 and a text overlay FX on track 2. I want to duplicate the FX track in video track 3, but shift the entire track 5 secs earlier. I can't seem to be able to copy and past
Re: Duplicate (FX) Track
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
Michael Gissing "Lasso the FX clips and holding the alt key, drag the copy up a track. Tero will be along shortly with the pages in the manual " Nah. That's pretty much it. Also if you alt drag on th
Add Rollin In text with backgroud
by Jacek Antek 2 days ago
Hi Guys, it is possible to add roll - in text with background in Da Vinci For example like here: https: www.youtube.com watch v=kFq3m_X6l7I Please help, Best, Jacek
Re: Add Rollin In text with backgroud
by Tero Ahlfors 2 days ago
You can make text and titles. Check page 517 in the latest manual.
Can't use green or blue screen, then what?
by Philip Helander 4 days ago
As the title says, I'm using both green and blue in my shot. What color should I use I was thinking about pink but was concerned about the skin color of my characters in my stop motion film. Any thoug
Re: Can't use green or blue screen, then what?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
Philip Helander "What color should I use " Gray.
Old Avid files to Premiere
by Bruce Lambert 4 days ago
Client has brought me some old Avid files to edit in Premiere. I am running the latest Premiere Pro 2018 and the latest Mac operating system. I have the old QuickTime 7 Pro with the Avid codec loaded
Re: Old Avid files to Premiere
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
You'll need to install an earlier version of Premiere or Media Encoder. The latest version has its own encoder decoder for Quicktime and it doesn't read all 32 bit legacy codecs.
How to insert clip between other clips in timeline?
by Jacek Antek 4 days ago
Hi Guys, like in the topic how to insert clip between other clips in timeline I want to insert black tile with text between clips... przechwytywanie.png Thank you for help, Jacek
Re: How to insert clip between other clips in timeline?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 days ago
Insert edit. Read the manual.
broadcast element question
by Elena Colombo 5 days ago
Hi, any of you knows how technically are called the little animated banner with alpha channel at the corner of a tv channel I mean the one with short videos with some host that strike a pose... I dont
Re: broadcast element question
by Tero Ahlfors 5 days ago
It's called a lower third.
Moving Plug-ins from PC to Mac
by Rod Duarte 1 week ago
Hello! So, I'm using my PC to work in After Effects, but I want to render everything on my Mac Pro. Now, I've thought of three ways to do this: - Exporting the project and then importing on the mac -
Re: Moving Plug-ins from PC to Mac
by Daniel Waldron 6 days ago
Most plugins only come with a license for 1 user computer at a time, or maybe 2 for home and office or something like that. I work between multiple Macs and PCs quite often, and the solution is to sim
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 6 days ago
My Step by step to output 0-255 video levels in Premiere CS6 and Encore CS6
by Jan Janowski 1 week ago
Because it can be done, but I've never seen a step by step procedure on how to...... It can be done, but it isn't clear exactly how it is accomplished, and there are display settings that must be chan
Re: My Step by step to output 0-255 video levels in Premiere CS6 and Encore CS6
by Tero Ahlfors 1 week ago
It only affects the output video level that goes to your monitor. It has nothing to do with how Premiere is outputting the image or how Premiere is rendering the scopes.
Possible to change youtube audio to non youtube library music ?
by Andres Cuervo 2 weeks ago
This was easy to do last year, but is it at all possible now I wish to substitute two youtube blocked songs with my own music, I do not want to use music from the youtube audio library because I must
Re: Possible to change youtube audio to non youtube library music ?
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
You should probably contact Youtube support.
Resolve and Monitor Color Correction
by Andrea Franchini 2 weeks ago
Hello, Im a new member, even though I've been a long time visitor of this amazing forum so I really hope you can help me. This is not strictly related to davinci, but I couldn't find a better place. I
Re: Resolve and Monitor Color Correction
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Andrea Franchini " most people do not try to target a specific standard but instead they correct the display to be as neutral as possible" I've never heard anything like this. Andrea Franchini "Do yo
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The new Reality Distortion Field.
by Bill Davis 2 weeks ago
It s been a curious month. For the first three weeks, an incredible amount of what I read regarding Apple was about how the iPhone X was a poor selling failure. That message rang out across a huge arr
Re: The new Reality Distortion Field.
by Shane Ross 2 weeks ago
Bill Davis "Wow, just remembering how recently EVERYONE who used a laptop for video production was a wannabe. Totally Unprofessional. A joke. " Yeah, funny how when I used on on the set of a feature
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 2 weeks ago
Facebook live setup
by Tom Adams 2 weeks ago
Wasn't sure best place to post: Client wants to shoot fb live on Wednesday. Can I just hdmi out of my camera into apple thunderbolt adapter into MacBook air without a compressor box dohickie like in t
Re: Facebook live setup
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Tom Adams "Can I just hdmi out of my camera into apple thunderbolt adapter into MacBook air without a compressor box dohickie like in this video or do I need the dohickie box " Thunderbolt supports v
Bug Report for Resolve 15 B2
by Bill Ravens 3 weeks ago
Just a heads up, reporting a possible bug.... Running resolve 15 b2 on a Windows 7SP machine with nVidia GFX1070 vidcard... Applying spatial noise reduction causes Resolve to crash
Re: Bug Report for Resolve 15 B2
by Tero Ahlfors 2 weeks ago
Duke Sweden "For some reason my last three renders will chug along just fine until it gets to 99%, then it'll hang for about 2 minutes before completing." If you're exporting H264 then there's usuall
Reconsidering FCPX in Hollywood
by Oliver Peters 3 weeks ago
One of the Lumaforge NAB presentations: http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 2070-josh-beal-reconsidering-final-cut-pro-x-in-hollywood Direct link to the video here: https: www.youtube.com watch ti
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Re: Reconsidering a pompous editing system made by Apple engineers.
by Aindreas Gallagher 3 weeks ago
I'm sorry, but there is a reason no one ever reconsidered the various insanities of the magnetic timeline, secondary storylines, connected clips, auditions or any other random stupid balls Apple decid
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 2 weeks ago
PNG import in Premiere Pro 2018
by Nicholas Delfino 3 weeks ago
When I import a PNG that I have used with no issue multiple times in PP 2017 now when I import the same graphics in PP 2018 I get a whacked, repeating image. See attached Screen Shots. I went back a r
Re: PNG import in Premiere Pro 2018
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
I don't have the particular files that you have but I can't see the same issue. The files that are behaving strangely seem to be in a sequence. Do you have any effects on the sequence clips or do you
rewrapped XAVC not viewable
by Chad Greene 3 weeks ago
I have some footage shot on the Sony F5 that was originally imported by Final Cut Pro X. On the card it was .MXF and then rewrapped as .mov by X. Now when I import this footage into Premiere it comes
Re: rewrapped XAVC not viewable
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
You could try this: http: www.drastic.tv productsmenu-56 mediareactorlist mediareactor-lite-adobe
PP 12.1.1 only imports certain video clips as "audio only"
by Al Davis 3 weeks ago
I have read a few confirmations about this on the Adobe board. Older Mac (2009) running 10.11.6 (upgrade to 10.12 not possible). QuadCore with 8GB Ram. I tried bringing in some clips that were shot wi
Re: PP 12.1.1 only imports certain video clips as "audio only"
by Tero Ahlfors 3 weeks ago
Dave LaRonde "Well, they killed off the Photo JPEG codec, which I use every day of the week. " You can import Photo JPEG files in the latest one.
FCPX or R15?
by Oliver Peters 1 month ago
I find the Resolve threads here fascinating. 2.5 million FCPX users notwithstanding, is Apple playing catch-up now to Blackmagic Design and Resolve It amazes me that a community where a trackless UI w
Re: FCPX or R15?
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Herb Sevush "Where " Click on the name or portrait and then there's the ignore button under the portrait on the user page.
Jerky Playback...
by Eduardo Chacon 4 weeks ago
Hi everyone newbie here. I'm running DaVinci Resolve 15 on a Mac Pro (Mid 2010) with 2x 3.33GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon processors, 48GB of ram and a ATI Radeon HD 5770 graphics card with 1024MB of ram. Whe
Re: Jerky Playback...
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
I'm not sure if there are drivers for the Nvidia 10XX series on the Mac but I'd suggest a 1070 or a 1080.
Pasting attribute doesn`t work
by Ron German 4 weeks ago
I have been trying to learn Resolve 14.3. I made a simple color correction in a clip, copied it (control + C), chose another clip and, right click it in video part, clicked in Past Attribute, selected
Re: Pasting attribute doesn`t work
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Ron German " In Premiere Pro 6 it use to work with no issue." Resolve is not Premiere, so before you start using it you should probably look some training videos like this free series from Mixingligh
minimum requirements to run Resolve 14 and 15
by Bruce Watson 1 month ago
I'm currently running my old copy of the Adobe CS 6 suite on a three year old PC. It was big and powerful three years ago, and runs 1080 AVCHD video just fine in PPro without needing to transcode to a
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Robert Withers liked this 1 month ago
Re: minimum requirements to run Resolve 14 and 15
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Bruce Watson "So you have to download the software before you can figure out whether it makes sense to download the software Great." Actually you don't because there's the "read more" link next to th
DaVinci Resolve 15 problem :(
by Murat Egretli 4 weeks ago
Hi there, I asked this question before on Blackmagic forum but I couldn't find a solution. Maybe there is someone experienced enough to help me here. I downloaded free version of DaVinci Resolve 15. I
Re: DaVinci Resolve 15 problem :(
by Tero Ahlfors 4 weeks ago
Well the program is in beta so there will be problems with that. That said your CPU is kinda slow and your GPU is pretty low on the VRAM side. I personally wouldn't go any lower than a four core i5. Y
Blackmagic announcements NAB 2018
by Neil Sadwelkar 1 month ago
Blackmagic announcements NAB 2018 DaVinci Resolve 15 with Fusion built-in. Price same - Free and $300. Fusion scripting inside Resolve. New Fairlight audio mixing desks. Missed the Fairlight features
Re: Blackmagic announcements NAB 2018
by Tero Ahlfors 1 month ago
Tim Wilson "Right " Not at the moment and probably not in the future. It's Reslightsion not separate pieces. Also the standalone Fusion still feels like a different thing compared to the page version
Color wheels - just a little bit more
by Oliver Peters 4 months ago
Illumination or gasoline You decide. https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2018 01 13 whats-up-with-final-cuts-color-wheels Hopefully this encapsulates what the issues are. - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliver
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Simon Ubsdell liked this 4 months ago
Re: Color wheels - just a little bit more
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
I find it semi-weird that these programs even offer an HDR mode as the actual reference monitors required to do this sort of work cost like 30 thousand euros eg. the Sony BWM-X300. Then there are peop
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More "demystification"...
by Bill Davis 4 months ago
I'm trying to stay out of this because in both software engineering and color theory - I'm pretty much an idiot. I'm just an end user, and HAPPY to be one. But this has blown up so much - that I'm fas
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Douglas K. Dempsey liked this 4 months ago
Re: More "demystification"...
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
They had preview events for the tools. I was wondering if anyone noticed this difference during those.
Why worry about color wheels...
by Scott Witthaus 4 months ago
when Nvidia will have AI doing all that anyway. Color correction will be simple compared to composing orchestral music: https: blogs.nvidia.com blog 2017 12 07 titan-v-launch Scott Witthaus Senior Edi
Re: Why worry about color wheels...
by Tero Ahlfors 4 months ago
It's not "why has no one made X" it's more like "there's been a bunch of tries to make X but it doesn't actually work in a real world setting". One could get all the money and awards for an actual mag
The Color Wheels Mystery ...
by Simon Ubsdell 5 months ago
I am sure all of you here know much more about the color science than I do and can explain what is happening with the color wheels in FCP X 10.4 (specifically the Shadows, Midtones and Highlights) and
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David Lawrence liked this 4 months ago
Re: The Color Wheels Mystery ...
by Tero Ahlfors 5 months ago
Simon Ubsdell "Have Apple come up with a new, more aesthetically pleasing, or more operationally efficient concept " I'd hope it's just a bug instead of a new, undocumented paradigm. Too bad because
iPad Pro Vs Surface Pro
by kingsley asumadu 5 months ago
Hi Guys, I need your advice on my next purchase, basically I'm looking to get a tablet (iPad Pro or the latest surface pro). My goal is to be able to use it to create content with Adobe cc in conjunct
Re: iPad Pro Vs Surface Pro
by Tero Ahlfors 5 months ago
You can't run normal apps on an iPad because it's an iOS device whereas the Surface has a proper Windows on it that you can use to do whatever a normal computer can do.
Disappointed
by Ken Filewych 5 months ago
Kinda disappointed with this forum - I've posted a few times and crickets. I really love Resolve and want to use it in more robust circumstances while editing (for my features or drama episodic) but t
Re: Disappointed
by Joseph Owens 5 months ago
I guess it doesn't really help that this forum is for the most part almost moribund. Used to be pretty active, the highest traffic on the Cow when Resolve was first introduced to the not-specifically-
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 5 months ago
iMac Pro or next year's Mac Pro?
by Steve Connor 6 months ago
So the new iMac Pro should be available in the next couple of weeks, is anyone thinking of getting one I'm very interested but also intrigued by next year's Mac Pro as well "Traditional NLEs have time
Re: iMac Pro or next year's Mac Pro?
by Neil Goodman 6 months ago
This thread just makes me want to buy large quantities of alcohol for all my past present and future assist, coordinators and finish teams. Ive been very fortunate to work with great support teams as
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 5 months ago
GREAT article in the Frame.io blog about WHY FCP X went “magnetic.”
by Bill Davis 7 months ago
https: blog.frame.io 2017 10 16 fcpx-magnetic-timeline I wish I d EVER been this clear in explaining the foundational construct of X. Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The shortest path to FCP
Re: GREAT article in the Frame.io blog about WHY FCP X went “magnetic.”
by Franz Bieberkopf 7 months ago
Walter Soyka "Let's party like it's 2012." Walter, indeed. It's difficult not to eye-roll at how this post (and thread) retreads common misconceptions about editing and NLEs that continue to prop up
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 7 months ago
At least one NLE is making great use of the new Touch Bar
by Steve Connor 1 year ago
https: 9to5mac.com 2016 12 16 davinci-resolve-studio-12-5-4-touch-bar-macbook-pro
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David Mathis liked this 1 year ago
Re: At least one NLE is making great use of the new Touch Bar
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
If you reread my ENTIRE post Bill you'll see how I think the TouchBar can be useful even though the example in the video is horribly slow compared to using a keyboard and mouse trackpad wacom tablet,
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 1 year ago
Revisionist History...
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
I'm still on a lot of press release lists from my reporter days. So I've been watching the minor flury of PR pitches going out about this being the 25th Anniversary of Premiere Pro pre-NAB. Had to lau
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Re: Revisionist History...
by Michael Phillips 1 year ago
I don't think it's a big issue as the marketing is the brand, not the individual(s). I can somewhat relate to this; Avid can refer to Academy Award winning Media Composer, but both awards (the plaque
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 1 year ago
MacBook Pros "underpowered?" Not for FCP X editors. Not AT ALL.
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
If you live in the Premiere Pro world, it's starting to make sense that you might not feel the new Mac Laptops are a very big deal. If you've transitioned into the FCP X world, the evidence is mountin
Re: MacBook Pros "underpowered?" Not for FCP X editors. Not AT ALL.
by Paul Neumann 1 year ago
I like to say I edit "with" a laptop, not "on" a laptop. I can go for days without ever opening my MBP. From the bag to the desk and then back to the bag. At the office or at home pretty much the same
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 1 year ago
10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Bill Davis 1 year ago
My friend Mads Larsen Nielsen - who works at the huge Metronome facility in Europe posted this on today's 10.3.2 update to FCP X... "I kid you not when I say this this, for us at Metronome and basical
Re: 10.3.2 Is out - WOW review from a huge X facility in Europe.
by Andrew Kimery 1 year ago
Bill Davis "Good god, man - all I did was post a link to a high end facility editors direct experience with the tool this entire forum is supposedly about! " This side discussion isn't about your ori
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 1 year ago
CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Andy Field 2 years ago
What's up with that http: www.provideocoalition.com creative-cloud-trial-reduction
Re: CC Trial just shrunk from 30 to 7 days
by Thomas Mathai 2 years ago
Ok, so why are you here. Don't you have better things to do
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 2 years ago
"Or Not" was born of the FCP X Launch. So...
by Bill Davis 2 years ago
Over Memorial Day to decompress from my killer recent schedule a bit, I binge-watched some of the Stieg Larssen series of Dragon Tattoo book to film adaptations from Sweden. (Really nice productions a
Re: "Or Not" was born of the FCP X Launch. So...
by Tim Wilson 2 years ago
Steve Connor "BTW I like the style of the Tutorials Bill" Me too! Important to keep in mind for what follows. :-) Bill Davis "Some folks may well have been "in the know" in advance of the intro, but
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Tero Ahlfors liked this 2 years ago
AE CC 2015 - Quick observation
by Chris Pettit 2 years ago
Since I'm late to a previous discussion, I'll start a new post for what it's worth. From the previous post, comment from Walter: Walter Soyka "but honestly, it does work, the new preview system is a f
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Re: AE CC 2015 - Quick observation
by Tero Ahlfors 2 years ago
Chris Pettit " I can enter settings manually of course, but I usually count on presets as a starting point for new formats." There is 4K h264 preset for youtube. Also you can save your presets and th
Price increase Teams - personal licenses next?
by Herbert van der wegen 3 years ago
Adobe's message: Creative Cloud Price Increase Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams prices are increasing significantly starting on November 27, 2015. If you're looking at adding any seats, now's the time t
Re: Price increase Teams - personal licenses next?
by Tero Ahlfors 3 years ago
Gary Huff "Who knew that 33% was "significant" " I guess some people get really upset when stuff gets back to normal prices instead of being on sale anymore.
Maybe a substitue for prelude. at least for some
by Ricardo Marty 3 years ago
Just released. http: www.sonycreativesoftware.com es catalystprepare Example: Catalyst -(whatever nle)- fusion-protools or maybe: Catalyst prepare-catalyst edit- fusion-(whatever finnishing nle)- prot
Re: Maybe a substitue for prelude. at least for some
by Tero Ahlfors 3 years ago
Note that this program is made by Sony for Sony workflows. It doesn't have the format support that, for example, Prelude has.
70D Video disappears when the battery dies
by Zac Miller 3 years 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 years 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
Live View for Video on the 7D?
by Phil Lister 3 years 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 3 years 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 years 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 Tero Ahlfors 3 years ago
Oh noooo... That's like 150 reviews and most from people who haven't probably even used CC.
Flickering in welding footage
by Hannah Hill 3 years 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 years ago
The shutter speed doesn't affect the way the sensor is creating the image. Which is sweeping the sensor vertically.
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