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Tony Connoly

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October 7th 2010
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Stardom Storage
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Is the Stardom Storage forum gone from creativecow.net I can't find it. I am trying to locate these Stardom Raidon products and can't find them: (i) STARDOM Tray Module for iTANK. (ii) Archive Box for
Re: Stardom Storage
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Andrew, thank you for the link but it does not appear that you have any more of that. How about just a plain old storage case or padded anti static bag that fits a bare drive--I used to see them all o
WARP in PP CS6: Re-stabilizing after cutting clip without re-analyzing?
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
I ran the Warp effect on a 4 minute clip. Next, I observed that some parts of the clip required a lot of cropping (149% auto scale), while others clearly require much less. So I divided the clip with
Re: WARP in PP CS6: Re-stabilizing after cutting clip without re-analyzing?
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
What I was getting at is that I want a different Auto-Scaling measurement for each portion of the clip using the same settings. I thought the program should be able to compute this without having to r
Speeding up Warp Stabilizer in Premiere Pro CS6
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
(i) I read that Warp Stabilizer is CUDA accelerated. Is the initial computation phase CUDA accelerated or only the viewing phase after the initial computation (ii) I noticed that during its "backgroun
Re: Speeding up Warp Stabilizer in Premiere Pro CS6
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Michael, I think those posts are referring to something different. I struggle with "phase I" of the stabilization, where it says "analyzing in background (step 1 of 2)". This is very slow for me, and
Exporting without re-encoding?
by Tony Connoly 9 years ago
I have done some very minor edits to video that was already encoded compressed (it came from a DVD). All I did was cut some parts out, and now I want to re-export it to DVD. I assume that encoding it
Re: Exporting without re-encoding?
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Does CS6 have the ability to trim and export any codecs without recompressing them
Nikon video format
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Does anyone know what video and audio codecs the Nikon D800 uses to store its .Mov files I had head the video part was h.264, but wasn't sure if that is true, and would like to know what the audio par
Re: Nikon video format
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Rob, The DLNA server I referred to is a Linksys WiFi Router EA4500 that has a DLNA server built into firmware. It supports H.264 and MPEG but it's confused by the .mov extension, and by the audio too
Free Upgrade to CS6 Not Working
by Jim Prisby 7 years ago
Recently purchased CS5.5 Production Premium so I could get CS6 Production premium upgrade for free. Got the email from Adobe to download CS6 production Premium for free today but it keeps charging me
Re: Free Upgrade to CS6 Not Working
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
I chatted with them today and got promo code that way. (I never did get the email.) Why do you say chat is not available
News: Adobe CS6 Now Available
by Cow News Droid 7 years ago
Adobe Creative Cloud Coming May 11 (San Jose, California--May 7, 2012) Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of Adobe Creative Suite 6 software. The CS6 p
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Re: News: Adobe CS6 Now Available
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
I still have not received my free upgrade email from Adobe.
"Fluid" head for use on a monopod
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Is there a fluid-type head that would be appropriate for use on a monopod
Re: "Fluid" head for use on a monopod
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
I believe that there is an HDV version of the 501 now as well. Do you like the Konova slider
Viewfinder recommendation for Nikon D800
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Can anyone recommend a viewfinder for the Nikon D800 (it has a 3.2" LCD) With an add-on EVF, would you be able to zoom in while recording in order to focus In general, what is preferable, an EVF or a
Re: Viewfinder recommendation for Nikon D800
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Rob, Thank you for your input. I do not get to try these items so I have to rely on what I read. The Ninja has a lower-res screen. The D800 does not allow you to zoom in to 1:1 while recording. I woul
Computer fast enough to render H.264/AVC video on the fly?
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Is there a computer that is fast enough to render Nikon DSLR (H.264 AVC codec) 1080p30 video on the fly My Quadcore (circa 2008) Dell desktop is not up to the task, but I did not want to upgrade unles
Re: Computer fast enough to render H.264/AVC video on the fly?
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Douglas, Where have you seen anything about non-nVidia cards working with the Mercury engine Regards.
CS6 Post-announce upgrade
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Does anyone know for sure whether Adobe will send emails for free CS6 upgrade (and if so when they will send them) or if it must be requested
Re: CS6 Post-announce upgrade
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
I had an online "chat" with support and they assured me that the email will go out automatically no later than May 25. Very odd.
Scores in Audition?
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
I liked the scores feature in Soundbooth CS5. Is there anything like it in Audition (CS6)
Re: Scores in Audition?
by Tony Connoly 7 years ago
Joseph, Which are your favorites in Soundbooth Btw, they're pretty hard to download. I wish there were a download all button. I wonder if I should learn to use Audition and move on.
Recording from HDMI out
by Tony Connoly 8 years ago
I am intersted in recording from HDMI out on DSLR that has a clean signal. I have seen the Atomos Ninja. What considerations are there for choosing such a device Is Apple ProRes at 1.7 GB Min as good
Vegas vs. Premiere Pro
by Tony Connoly 8 years ago
I had not realized that Premiere Pro and FCP had any competition in this space (I thought everything else was either more basic or much more complicated for the movie studios). How does Vegas compare
Re: Vegas vs. Premiere Pro
by Tony Connoly 8 years ago
Thanks John. I realize that people here like Vegas. It's the Why's I'm interested in. The things I like about Premiere Pro: -comes with Photoshop and Illustrator bundle, being able to edit any format
Nikon D5100 and manual controls (ISO, F-stop, shutter speed)
by Tony Connoly 8 years ago
I am confused about whether the Nikon D5100 allows you to manually set ISO, shutter speed and f-stop. It would be nice to be able to use the D5100 since it has the flip-out screen, but lack of manual
Re: Nikon D5100 and manual controls (ISO, F-stop, shutter speed)
by Tony Connoly 8 years ago
Arid-Custom control f2 is what you want. Set it to AE Hold.
Dealing with mic wire clutter and handling noise
by Tony Connoly 9 years ago
Shooting audio for video and a single mic, I'm having trouble keeping the thick XLR cable under control and preventing handling noise caused by the operators hands or other objects bumping the cable.
Re: Dealing with mic wire clutter and handling noise
by Tony Connoly 9 years ago
The mic is on a shock mount but not a boom pole. I am using a 15 or 20 foot XLR cable from B&H (it's their house brand, Pearstone). Here is the 15 foot version: http: www.bhphotovideo.com c product 57
Headphone out to line in
by Tony Connoly 9 years ago
When connecting a headphone out (which of course has volume control) from a portable cassette player to the line of something like the Marantz PMD661, how do you suggesting keeping the distortion at a
Re: Headphone out to line in
by Tony Connoly 9 years ago
Thank you all very much. This has been very informative.
Does 5D + Magic lantern + Juicedlink pre-amp = audio capture success?
by Jared Cicon 9 years ago
Hi Everyone, With my H4N I get great sound. But Plural eyes really only helps once you've identified the parallel corresponding video track. There remains the very time consuming task of identifying a
Re: Does 5D + Magic lantern + Juicedlink pre-amp = audio capture success?
by Tony Connoly 9 years ago
Bill, I truly enjoyed reading your stories! One thing to keep in mind is that pre-synced audio is incredibly alluring to any solo shooter who doesn't have a dedicated sound person logging every take.
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