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Ease into or out of a transition in Premiere Pro?
by Michael Swindler 6 years ago
I'm transitioning from Sony Vegas and I'm enjoying Premiere so far; however, one thing I can't figure out how to do is to change the speed of a transition. Take a crossfade, for example; when I add it
Re: Ease into or out of a transition in Premiere Pro?
by Tim Neighbors 1 week ago
did you ever find a way to do this Seems silly that in Premiere we have to go to so much trouble to create a smooth dissolve. Why would the default be a clunky linear cross dissolve I'm also a Vegas u
marker at same time as region - how to select marker when region flag is on top, and vice versa
by Christine Neuvil 4 months ago
I'm trying to change the name of a region. if i click the ending flag, the "rename" option does not exist, so I need to click the beginning flag, but that flag is covered over by a marker at the same
Re: marker at same time as region - how to select marker when region flag is on top, and vice versa
by Tim Neighbors 4 months ago
I doubt Vegas will buy Vegasaur. Vegasaur has been around for a long time. Vegas occasionally adds a feature that Vegasaur was needed for prior, but so far Vegasaur remains separate. I'm guessing that
Does Media Manager still exist?
by Tim Neighbors 4 months ago
I am using the latest build of Vegas 16 and wanted to start using Media Manager after all of these years. I don't see a check box in the general preferences to turn it on. Is it something I need to in
Re: Does Media Manager still exist?
by Tim Neighbors 4 months ago
thanks Graham. What is vegas's Favourites I'm thinking Media Manager is best for what I'm trying to do, but am not familiar with Favourites. I do a lot of projects for a few clients, so I would love t
Best way to log interviews in Davinci? <----newbie
by Tim Neighbors 4 months ago
I'm just checking out Davinci to consider switching over to it from Vegas Video. Much of the work I do is documentary-style short promotional videos (Intervews + b-roll). What is the recommended appro
Re: Best way to log interviews in Davinci? <----newbie
by Tim Neighbors 4 months ago
Declan, Beautiful, thank you so much for taking the time to put together this response. In some ways I like this more than Vegas ...in other ways not. These platforms should learn more from each other
Anyone not have stability issues with Vegas?
by Tim Neighbors 4 months ago
I'm just curious, is there any Vegas power user here working with Vegas 16 and not having any stability issues I'm trying to decide if I should jump ship or if there is still hope. Tim Neighbors invis
Re: Anyone not have stability issues with Vegas?
by George Dean 4 months ago
Hi Tim, I already switched to DaVinci Resolve 15, but am still tinkering (testing so to speak) with Vegas Pro 16 build 352. It seems much more stable than the initial v15 release. You use the term 'po
weird issues with audio recording
by Tim Neighbors 6 months ago
An audio professional did a multi-track recording of a play but the recordings came out with a strange issue. When played back, it sounds like it is being scrubbed forward quickly. -perhaps the record
Re: weird issues with audio recording
by Tim Neighbors 5 months ago
The person who did the recording is baffled as well. He sent me the raw files at my request so I could see if I could fix them. Last I heard he was going to contact the hardware manufacturer. I hope i
Color saturation issue with theatre lighting
by Tim Neighbors 7 months ago
I've had this issue here and there over the years when shooting video with theatre lighting and I've never been sure of the cause and what I can do about it -both to prevent it and to try to fix it in
Re: Color saturation issue with theatre lighting
by Tim Neighbors 6 months ago
Interesting. Something else to experiment with. Just to follow up with this for the benefit of others, I was able to do a quick controlled test with different cameras in this same lighting. Some camer
Color saturation issue with theatre lighting
by Tim Neighbors 6 months ago
I've had this issue here and there over the years when shooting video with theatre lighting and I've never been sure of the cause and what I can do about it -both to prevent it and to try to fix it in
Re: Color saturation issue with theatre lighting
by mark thompson 6 months ago
I think that is, or is at least related to, so called "blue runaway". Not 100% sure as the picture has a lot of blue but is not exclusively so in the runaway areas. It is the same as you see when peop
Strange audio bug in Vegas Pro 15 - Sounds out of sync, then in-sync, then out of sync again
by Ben Albright 8 months ago
In certain sections of my video, a sound effect will play. I have an audio clip dubbing over each instance of this sound effect. Every instance of the event being placed is meticulously placed frame b
Re: Strange audio bug in Vegas Pro 15 - Sounds out of sync, then in-sync, then out of sync again
by Paul Berk 8 months ago
I agree Tim ... most of my "weird" problems in Vegas behavior have been due to media Vegas did not like.
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Is there any script or way to delete everything that isn't in a region?
by Jay Justice 8 months ago
I wanted to know if there is any script or extension or idea to delete everything that is in your timeline that isn't within a region Thanks everyone Jay
Re: Is there any script or way to delete everything that isn't in a region?
by Tim Neighbors 8 months ago
If I'm understanding correctly what you want to do, Vegasaur can do it. I think it costs $100 or so but it's well worth it if you do a lot of video editing. With the vegasaur extension installed in Ve
Flicker Glitch, cant find anyone else with this type of flicker glitch
by Henry Wylie 8 months ago
So my video is perfectly fine, but then as soon as I start adding video fx, my videos start to flicker and make black screens. I searched hard for someone else who had this and couldnt find anything.
Re: Flicker Glitch, cant find anyone else with this type of flicker glitch
by Tim Neighbors 8 months ago
I've had this problem when working with Canon footage ...namely footage from a 5D mark iv It seemed to be an issue decoding that camera's codec. One solution may be to transcode that media into a diff
VEGAS Pro 14: Bad logo Quality
by Emilia Carlsson 8 months ago
Hi, I'm making a teaser video for my band's new album. Yesterday I made our band's logo in Adobe Illustrator and added it to my Sony Vegas project. The prblem is that after I rendered my video, the lo
Re: VEGAS Pro 14: Bad logo Quality
by Tim Neighbors 8 months ago
HD video is 1920x1080 pixels in size, so the graphic should be at least that big to begin with (unless it is going to be small in the frame of course). Make sure your video preview window is set to 'B
Recommend an all-around video lens for C100?
by Tim Neighbors 1 year ago
I'm interested in purchasing a C100 mii or C200, but what has me hesitating is lens options. What lens would you recommend for me Price range <$5K Full-range zoom lens, Good AF motor (able to utili
Re: Recommend an all-around video lens for C100?
by Tim Neighbors 1 year ago
Thanks for snooping :). I checked out your stuff too and I like it as well. I've been shooting with a Sony A7s + Shogun 4K recorder and a DJI Osmo. I've been hurting for an upgrade for quite some time
FCPX Newbie Questions
by Tim Neighbors 2 years ago
I'm a long-time Vegas editor looking into potentially making the switch to a different platform. I've just installed the trial of FCPX and i have a few questions: 1. with the new magnetic timeline, ho
Re: FCPX Newbie Questions
by Andy Neil 2 years ago
Welcome to FCPX. 1) The typical workflow I'd follow is putting the music in the primary storyline. Then you add the video elements as connected clips. You can do this in sections by grouping a number
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unable to use Trapcode Mir plugin
by Tim Neighbors 2 years ago
I've been unable to finish a project for about a month now because my Mir plugin appears to have stopped working in the middle of working on it. I was working in an older CS6 version of AE, had built
Re: unable to use Trapcode Mir plugin
by Tim Neighbors 2 years ago
@Dave, The plugin install procedure asked me which generation of CS I was installing for and CS6 was an option (which I used before) as well as CC 2017 (which I used this time). ...so I assume it is m
after effects error: MIR: OpenGL error: Could not allocate texFBO
by Tim Neighbors 2 years ago
I seem to be having trouble with my Trapcode Mir plugin. I had been working on a Mir project a couple weeks ago, took some time off, and now anytime I move the cursor, I get this error: after effects
Adding notes to a comp
by Bruce Gaber 2 years ago
Anybody know of an add-on for adding extensive notes to a comp I'd really like to be able to annotate my work in some detail as I go along. This so that when I come back to the project two years later
Re: Adding notes to a comp
by Tim Neighbors 2 years ago
You probably already thought of this, but markers don't suffice
Rookie Camera issue
by Tim Neighbors 2 years ago
I'm fairly new to AE, so this is probably something easy. I used Particular to create a 360 degree starfield in it's own composition. It works great, I can pan around with the camera and everything is
Shooting an old train on Green screen
by eli rezik 2 years ago
Hello everyone, In a couple of weeks I'm going to shoot a short film in an old train cabin. of course we are shooting in a stand still train, and using green screen for the outside. however before I g
Re: Shooting an old train on Green screen
by Blaise Douros 2 years ago
You might also try shooting with a full blackout outside of the window, and using a simple blending mode to overlay your "outside" footage. That would preserve your dirt and reflections. Or, go old-sc
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AE CS6 crashing over and over
by Tim Neighbors 2 years ago
I'm having an issue that is preventing me from working on a project. I'm working in AE CS6 on Windows 7, using Trapcode Form - Mir plugin. As I scrub across the timeline, it works typically for a few
Re: AE CS6 crashing over and over
by Tim Neighbors 2 years ago
Thanks for the response Dave. I do have an older version of AE (11.0.0). I'll look into upgrading, but at the moment, I'm just hoping to finish this project (unless you think an upgrade is necessary t
Recommended Video Card for AE and Premiere CS6, Vegas Video?
by Tim Neighbors 2 years ago
I'm thinking about getting an NVidia K620 or M2000, only because the card I'm replacing is a failing K600. I'm using After Effects and Premiere CS6 (soon to move to CC) and Vegas Video in Windows 7. M
Re: Recommended Video Card for AE and Premiere CS6, Vegas Video?
by Walter Soyka 2 years ago
Unless you need a Quadro for one of its other features, I'd suggest buying one of the Adobe-supported Geforce GPUs instead. You'll get a lot more bang for your buck. Here are Ae's system requirements:
beginner level GPU
by Parthibaraj rajasekar 3 years ago
What will be the ideal GPU for beginners into c4d,after effects, premiere I am having 2 options: 1. go with gtx 1070 straight away, also any suggestions for which GTX 1070 2. start with a very minimal
Re: beginner level GPU
by Tim Neighbors 2 years ago
Chris, Do you recommend the 1060 or 1070 over an NVidia K620 or M2000 I'm using After Effects and Premiere CS6 (soon to move to CC) and Vegas Video in Windows 7. My system is a Boxx i7-3770K CPU @ 3.5
creating regions in the trimmer?
by Tim Neighbors 3 years ago
I'm a long-time Vegas editor trying to learn Premiere. My workflow in Vegas is heavily reliant on creating and labeling regions in the trimmer that are then embedded in the clip with meta data and vis
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Re: creating regions in the trimmer?
by Tim Neighbors 3 years ago
Thanks for the reply. Am I going about this the wrong way How would an experienced Premiere editor edit (for example) an interview Would he she create subclips from the best bytes and then drop those
Looking for a sample of A7Sii 4K footage to test my editing software
by Tim Neighbors 3 years ago
Can somebody please point me to where I can download a sample of 4K footage shot with the A7sii that has not been re-rendered in any way I'm not looking for a sample of what it looks like. ...I just w
Re: Looking for a sample of A7Sii 4K footage to test my editing software
by Tim Neighbors 3 years ago
Hi Aaron, thanks for posting a response, but I'm looking for some footage that is straight off the card. This looks like an edited video.
recommend a small, low powered, daylight spot for podium?
by Tim Neighbors 4 years ago
I'm looking for a low-powered spotlight to hang from a ceiling permanently that can be aimed at a podium from about 20 feet away. Since there will be a projection screen next to it and I believe it's
Re: recommend a small, low powered, daylight spot for podium?
by Tim Neighbors 4 years ago
Thanks for your response. I guess I forgot to mention, the purpose of lighting the podium is for regularly videotaping the presentations. Is there any LED spotlight solution ...I think spending thousa
Room mic's for small audience
by Tim Neighbors 4 years ago
I'm looking to install some fixed mics for a small room (about 35ft wide, 25ft deep) with theatre seating for an audience. This room will be used for presentations (presenter at podium, powerpoint on
Re: Room mic's for small audience
by Tim Neighbors 4 years ago
Thanks for the response Bruce. I'm aware of this and I know it won't be pretty. I know that without some sort of close-mic solution as you mentioned, a very clear, present signal is not possible. I'm
Split Screen Hardware recommendation?
by Tim Neighbors 4 years ago
I have a client who is looking to install a dedicated hardware to create a split screen HD video feed that will show a projector feed (Powerpoint I think it is a 4:3 display ) over the majority of the
Re: Split Screen Hardware recommendation?
by Gary Bettan 4 years ago
The Epiphan Pearl is perfect for this. Not only can you set up the split screen, you can size and position the windows plus add a graphic. For under $5K Pearl is a flexible and powerful live presentat
please explain the new business model to me
by Bob Zelin 4 years ago
Hi - ok, someone please explain the new way to make a living in the near future. Apple iPhone 6s will have 4K. So lets say in 2018, we have the iPhone 8, which will be the same quality as today's Blac
Re: please explain the new business model to me
by Joseph W. Bourke 4 years ago
I have three words to say to you Bob: "Talent Not Included". Although the ground may be shifting under us all in terms of the way the market is working, it will still be a case of talent winning out.
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Parent Child Compositing
by Joost 14 years ago
This may be a silly question for some of you experts, but OK, I will ask it anyway... For video editing I work with Sony Vegas, and I love the parent-child compositing technique. I want to do somethin
Re: Parent Child Compositing
by Tim Neighbors 4 years ago
I realize this is a very old post, but thought I'd share... select a layer in photoshop and press control+alt+G (on a PC). This will make it a child of the layer below. Make that child layer a multipl
'Stretching' a group of Sony Vegas keyframes
by Pat Bastien 4 years ago
Is it possible in Vegas to 'stretch' a group of track or event keyframes so they keep their proportional distances between each other as the distance between the first and last keyframe is increased I
Re: 'Stretching' a group of Sony Vegas keyframes
by Graham Bernard 4 years ago
Oh yes! Select ALL, hold down ALT Key and Pull the last KF to the right. They will stretch proportionally. Marvellous! There are othe little gems to discover too. Video Content Creator and Potter PC 7
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A way to batch disable resample of all 60p clips?
by Tim Neighbors 4 years ago
Unfortunately, unless I shoot in XAVC mode on my Sony A7s (requires newer cards and Vegas apparently wont store marker meta data for this codec), this camera will not give me the option to record in 3
Re: A way to batch disable resample of all 60p clips?
by john bolton 4 years ago
If you select all ( CTRL + A ) and then select the EDIT option at the of the screen - EDIT then Switches and then Disable Resample, it will do them all....
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Does the project timeline fps matter?
by Scott Matthews 6 years ago
Hi all, if I import a 24fps source file, and if I intend to render out a 24fps file -- does it matter what the project timeline fps is set to If it does, and generally speaking, is the project timelin
Re: Does the project timeline fps matter?
by John Rofrano 6 years ago
Scott Matthews "if I import a 24fps source file, and if I intend to render out a 24fps file -- does it matter what the project timeline fps is set to "Yes, absolutely. Especially if you add things li
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Opening a Mac CC project in Windows CC... "The Project appears to be damaged, it cannot be opened"
by Tim Neighbors 4 years ago
I'm totally new to Premiere. I'm trying to use it to open a project that was created by somebody else in Creative Cloud on a Mac. I installed the trial version of Premiere Pro CC 2014, but when I try
Sony Vegas brightness problem
by Steven Smithsh 5 years ago
Hello everyone. I have one big problem that annoys me. I record my videos with Mirillis Action! and then I import them in Sony Vegas.(I make YT videos) Everything seems fine,video in the preview seems
Re: Sony Vegas brightness problem
by Heinrich Himmel 5 years ago
Looks like MPC, WMP and YT are clipping shadow detail. I have a hard time with explaining super white and super black, but I think you are editing in Computer RGB space but YT is expecting sRGB Thus w
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Lenses for GH4
by James Dow 5 years ago
I've been shooting with an HVX200a for years but now I want to jump into DSLR video. I was about ready to plunk down the $$ for a Canon C100, as I already have some nice lenses. Now I'm intrigued by w
Re: Lenses for GH4
by Tim Neighbors 5 years ago
yeah, this is good advice. ...although I hope one of the rental houses around LA has a good assortment that I can try out. NY is quite the mission.
Sliders? Friction vs bearings
by Matt Campbell 5 years ago
Question, we're at finally purchasing a linear slider. I've come across several brands out there and several types. One we're looking heavily at is the Kamerar Big slider which is a wheel ball bearing
Re: Sliders? Friction vs bearings
by Tim Neighbors 5 years ago
I can always tell when I see a shot taken with a friction slider. maybe there are some good ones out there that actually work well, but every one I've had experience with made it nearly impossible to
Zoom H4n Limiting Problem (?)
by Kevin Eugene 5 years ago
I looked for an appropriate forum, and it looks like these questions are posted here - apologies if this is not the correct place for this question - I couldn't find a "Zoom" or a "Sound" forum. I hav
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Re: Zoom H4n Limiting Problem (?)
by Tim Neighbors 5 years ago
Is "Level Auto" turned off in the Input settings
Dmw - YAGH
by Nikos Papadopoulos 5 years ago
I am slowly putting together a GH4 rig, moving out from 5dmkii. The audio companion for the 5d was the tascam dr-60d. Now I am contemplating between the Mix pre d and the DMW-YAGH that comes as an opt
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Re: Dmw - YAGH
by Tim Neighbors 5 years ago
I just got my DMW-YAGH with the GH4 and now I want to get rid of it. It doesn't seem very portable if you have to carry around an additional battery pack wired to your DMW-YAGH. It also greatly inhibi
Contrast capabilities of Blu-ray?
by Tim Neighbors 6 years ago
When rendering video for DVD, I know to crush my whites down and blacks up so the luminance stays between 7.5 IRE and 100 IRE. What are the luminance (contrast) limitations when rendering for Blu Ray
Videographers Union in LA?
by Tim Neighbors 8 years ago
I've been a freelance videographer for nearly a decade now and I'd really like to get some healthcare insurance. Can anyone recommend a Union in Los Angeles (I'm actually in Pasadena) for Corporate Vi
Re: Videographers Union in LA?
by Tim Neighbors 8 years ago
Wow. thanks so much for taking the time to write this response! Theres a little more to my situation that I didn't mention. I have a genetic disorder. Its a very common disorder called Hemachromatosis
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