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Tracy Peterson

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December 6th 2004
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Bad Audio Track, but is it repairable?
by Tracy Peterson 2 years ago
Thanks for looking. I just recorded a live event and we didn't have good backups running and the main was damaged. It was one of those things where software seems to have introduced an issue down the
Multiple H264 Pro ?
by Steve Spaw 8 years ago
I have a client that needs to record 2 or 3 streams of H.264. Can I Do this with the Media express software and 3 H264 Pros on the same computer with Windows 7 Any Plans for an H.264 Hyperdeck Steve
Re: Multiple H264 Pro ?
by Tracy Peterson 2 years ago
ProRES is nice but it's not a panacea. The value of h.264 is in fast small file transfers, like I need to do for a lot of clients who want near instance YouTube availability. Tracy Peterson www.onetwo
ATEM: No increment on recorded files
by Tracy Peterson 7 years ago
I lost two days of footage during a live stream because the recording software in the ATEM suite does NOT increment the file name. Be CAREFUL. Sadly, because this isn't a very well thought out feature
Re: ATEM: No increment on recorded files
by Tracy Peterson 7 years ago
Does this fix the issue and add increment to the ATEM software Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 + Intel Ivy Bridge eXtensible USB 3.0 Controller
by Mark Korsak 7 years ago
Common knowledge that the Shuttle only works currently with controllers by Renesas and Fresco. I'm looking to buy a new laptop, but the problem is that almost every new 3rd generation Intel laptop out
Re: Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 + Intel Ivy Bridge eXtensible USB 3.0 Controller
by Tracy Peterson 7 years ago
I'm hoping for an answer here too, since the MS Surface is using Ivy Bridge as well and would make a dapper little streaming device, wouldn't it Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
Thunderbolt Pass-Through / Streaming with TVS
by Tracy Peterson 7 years ago
I'm setting up an all in one portable kit with the TVS and trying to use a mac-mini as my core, but two failings are that I cannot stream directly from the USB h.264 connection, or that I cannot use a
AVID MC 5.5 Audio Keyframe Issue
by Tracy Peterson 8 years ago
Anyone have experience with AVID audio tracks and odd keyframe issues Specifically, if a user has an audio track they are wishing to fade out, they move the playhead over the point they want the fade
Re: AVID MC 5.5 Audio Keyframe Issue
by Brendan Maghran 8 years ago
It just sounds like A1 and A2 aren't linked...I'm assuming they are stereo Make sure the link selection button is selected, its on the timeline right on top of the smart tool
FCP 7: Turn off a specific plug-in in timeline?
by Tracy Peterson 8 years ago
I have received an edit from another workstation and I do not have the plugin nor a license for it. I can't review the footage with the plugin applied, so can I just disable it across the whole projec
Re: FCP 7: Turn off a specific plug-in in timeline?
by John Pale 8 years ago
Even better...fully functional 14 day demo...download link still active... http: www.editmule.com downloads plugins demos Filter_Remover.zip
ATEM Workflow Questions
by Tracy Peterson 8 years ago
I'm working on a live show with our demo unit from Snader and Associates and I keep running into issues that I feel like there must be a better way to get them done. 1: What are the actual file format
ATEM 1 vs ATEM TVS....input needed
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
Ok guys, So I bought the ATEM TVS without realizing that the audio is NOT included in the switching unless it is input-ed via AES EBU. This is a real pain. I also have seen some other shortcomings as
Re: ATEM 1 vs ATEM TVS....input needed
by Scott Francis 8 years ago
Bob, All I can say is you are an ass, and stop replying in a rude manner to honest questions. You are obviously a jaded old pro. I was asking if the proprietary cable's the ATEM 1 uses for audio, and
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ATEM Production Switcher - Best Playback Software?
by Ronak Desai 8 years ago
After reading up on what the ATEM can can't do, I realized I would need a computer hooked up to the switcher to play long clips. Does anyone have any recommendations for software like this I found som
Re: ATEM Production Switcher - Best Playback Software?
by Tracy Peterson 8 years ago
I use a Western Digital TV Live + which plays back just about anything. The only downsides are the interface which appears over HDMI and can get in your show, but there's a massive hacking community a
ATEM - Software feature
by Tracy Peterson 8 years ago
Something that would rock, as I'm setting up a show and using the laptop that would normally be attached to the switch, only not right now, would be to have a loop back for the software so I could sav
Re: ATEM - Software feature
by Bob Zelin 8 years ago
we would all love this. I would love this on the router series as well -to be able to SAVE MY SETTINGS. Bob Zelin
Dear Blackmagic Support....
by Stephen Rutherford 8 years ago
Please call me back. I've been trying all week and I'd really like to get my Decklink SDI card working... Stephen Rutherford Director of CanesVision and In-Game Marketing stephenr@carolinahurricanes.c
Re: Dear Blackmagic Support....
by Tracy Peterson 8 years ago
Neil's suggestion is a good one. The compatibility matrix with BMD is pretty complex and in the PC world it could be anything from memory to PCIe bridge to who knows what and it could even be two appr
Beginner: Using a plane to mask objects from camera view
by Tracy Peterson 8 years ago
Newbie question: I am trying to use a plane to block items behind the plane, in a scene were the background will be alpha channel for motion graphics. My intention is that anything behind the plane wi
Re: Beginner: Using a plane to mask objects from camera view
by Tracy Peterson 8 years ago
Perfect! Just had to turn off the reflectivity and shadows and it works GREAT. Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
CS5 and EPS files
by Tracy Peterson 9 years ago
I have a lot of logos that arrive in EPS format and when I bring them into premiere they are far too small for the HD video I am cutting. I have to then go into illustrator and make HD sized versions
Re: CS5 and EPS files
by Tracy Peterson 9 years ago
Yup, AE was the ticket :) It just takes me a little longer to edit in AE for something simple and I'd love to see vector scaling in premiere, maybe even just on import I dunno, seems like a decent cro
New P2 cards work with older HVX200?
by Rory MacNish 10 years ago
I'm looking to buy more P2 cards for my HVX200. I have 3 4gig cards and they work great. I want to buy larger cards, 32gig or 64gig cards. Will they work on my older HVX200 And, What is the process to
Re: New P2 cards work with older HVX200?
by Tracy Peterson 9 years ago
As he says below, the process is the same for Mac. It's more about the SD card file structure than what computer you do it on. As long as the firmware image is in the right directory in the SD card, y
How to add backlight?
by Naama Daus 12 years ago
hello,my name is Na'ama and i work with after effects 7.0 not for long time . and my qustion is how to add backlight to person in after effects please everyone help me i am really need this and i will
Re: How to add backlight?
by Tracy Peterson 9 years ago
Pursuant to if the footage is keyed: http: www.cgarena.com freestuff tutorials ae backlight backlight.html Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
HDV capture in CS5
by Perry Cheng 9 years ago
After all these time, Adobe still is unable to preview capture on the fly (i.e. it shows on the HDV cam, not on the screen) Why May be I am just not doing things right. Anyone knows Sincerely, Perry
Re: HDV capture in CS5
by Tracy Peterson 9 years ago
Ok, cool, sounds like the solution is to use FCP and HDVSplit. Or, you can use actual pro formats, not HDV (which I've heard is pro-sumer) :). I do remember now that FCP can do preview while capturing
1080 Color Correction
by Keith Cohn 9 years ago
Another question: I have a new 64 bit Raid 0 computer, with Intel core i7 930, 280 GHz quad core (but just the two Raid 0 drives). Still experimenting with everything. I've a little Kodak video camera
Re: 1080 Color Correction
by Tracy Peterson 9 years ago
Another test, render out a final of a couple seconds of the worst footage and see if it occurs there. It might also be from the compression decompression on the fly you are trying to do from the timel
ADD EDIT shortcut
by sunny jhooty 9 years ago
im a final cut user and recently got PP CS5. in final cut there is a shortcut called "add edit" it allows me to add a cut to the video on the timeline from a click of the keyboard button. i cant seem
Re: ADD EDIT shortcut
by Alex Udell 9 years ago
Hi... On the PC the default is Ctrl+K. I'll assume Command+K on the Mac. (Razor at Current Time Indicator) Alex
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workflow for cs5
by roo smith 9 years ago
I downloaded the trial version of premiere cs5 and I'm wondering what the workflow should be now that I shouldn't have to use a conversion software like main concepts to be able to put footage into pr
Re: workflow for cs5
by Tracy Peterson 9 years ago
Unfortunately, because of licensing, CS5 Trial does not support all of the formats that CS5 Full does. That you are using the trial may be the source of your issue. Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
Project Save Error
by Douglas Webb 9 years ago
I use Premiere Pro to do my video editing at a minor league stadium. Recently, I bought a Lacie external drive so that my files weren't clogging up the main network drives. It was installed, and for a
Re: Project Save Error
by Tracy Peterson 9 years ago
Windows what Vista XP and 7 all have different permissions structures. Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
CS5 Exporting Problems
by Martin Franke 9 years ago
Hello! I have a problem. No matter which formats codecs I try to output my footage, I get every time a huge crappy border (on top & footer) on my vid. Take a look at this screenshot: http: www.abload.
Re: CS5 Exporting Problems
by Tracy Peterson 9 years ago
Greetings, I just tested your MOV file on my install of CS5 and your export should be fine, if you use a 1920x1080 format out. I used HDTV 1080 MPG2 preset, which I think is where you were going and a
Video to Still Simple task not working
by David Andrews 9 years ago
We are just getting CS4 and I am confused regarding how to do a simple task. I simply want to freeze the last frame of video so I can fade it out. When I look it up under the help it tells me to go to
Re: Video to Still Simple task not working
by Tracy Peterson 9 years ago
Cut it on the frame you want to freeze. Then copy the clip, right click it and "hold frame" on the second clip on the frame as well. Then move the second clip to after the cut then extend it as long a
Push button. Make video.
by Chris Bové 10 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=hEAVvF-mRa8 ______ -o-o- (=) ...Pixel Monkey (___) A picture says 1000 words. Editors give them meaning.
Re: Push button. Make video.
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
I edit with my nose. It's my preferred method. Usually when my coffee wears off. Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
12 hours of editing
by Mark Suszko 10 years ago
On the twelfth hour of editing, my client brought to me: 12 Different versions 11 Logo updates 10 Tapes of B-Roll 9 File transfers 8 Art Directors 7 Crummy JPEGs 6 Liquid lunches 5 Notes from legal 4
Re: 12 hours of editing
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
nice. Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
P2 Drivers for Win 7
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
Has anyone heard anything about Win 7 support with P2 drivers There is a note on Panasonic saying it's not supported, but lists a future version number it should be supported in. My question is, when
motion tracking
by Dillon Felber 10 years ago
Hello, I am testing out set extensions so I can understand how to do them correctly. On my test, I have the video motion tracked (using after effects cs4) but the object that this is applied to is ver
Re: motion tracking
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
If it is bouncing a lot it is probably just the tracking point jumping a few pixels here and there. I have seen the same thing. The first step on cleaning this up would be to remove a lot of the keyfr
Ford F-150 TV Spot
by Zach Rutledge 10 years ago
I am trying to figure out a way to replicate what they did in this Ford F-150 commercial in After Effects CS3: http: www.youtube.com watch v=xljekX8TCTY Any ideas or can anyone point me in the right d
Re: Ford F-150 TV Spot
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
Which technique do you mean The color correction The keying of original footage The text animation There is a lot going on here, what part intrigues you There are a number of items adding to this love
Web Video: Which Platform for Editing?
by Gerry Bayne 10 years ago
I know the discussion has been had before but there didn't seem to be any real consensus for semi-amateurs. Here is my situation: I've been an audio journalist for a non-profit organization for a few
Re: Web Video: Which Platform for Editing?
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
I agree. Being the editor, if that is what you want to be, is more important than the tool you use. There are few career editors that have the option of using the tool of their choice. Learn them all
HVX-200 RedRockMicro 35mm adaptor.
by Lars Wikstrom 10 years ago
I have these to and I use to use them a lot. Lately I don't use the RedRock much any more and I am looking to sell it. I am wondering from you other folks that use it with this camera what a used pric
Re: HVX-200 RedRockMicro 35mm adaptor.
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
I would say that whatever that unit goes for on ebay is probably close to the mark. Look it up over there. Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
Can TAPELESS be used for litigation support video?
by Ned Miller 10 years ago
I am a DP with a HPX300 and will be filming a Day-in-the-Life cinema verite documentary this Thursday of an unfortunate child who is now totally paralyzed due to malpractice. I have done quite a few o
Re: Can TAPELESS be used for litigation support video?
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
One workflow that I use is to run the P2 off to DVCPROHD tape. That could work for you if you need physical media for the firm. I agree that you should verify with your legal client. Might just be che
Driving Timelapse with HVX200?
by P2 Shooter 10 years ago
Howdie Cow, I'm going to be attempting a 12 hour (broken into two 6 hour shifts) timelapse of a drive from one state to another this September. I have 8 16 gig P2 cards or 2 Firestore FS100's. I'm won
Re: Driving Timelapse with HVX200?
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
Did you read the tutorial I wrote I had problems too. If not go read it and do word for word, let me know if any step confuses. By the way it's at www.onetwomany.com blog Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany
Weird question, sorry. :)
by Beau Brotherton 10 years ago
Ok, I know that this is a very weird question, but I would love to hear anyone's opinion. I'm in the need for some good black shoes that are good for shooting weddings. I do a lot of running around an
Re: Weird question, sorry. :)
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
I'm going to second the rockports. Those are the comfy. Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
Help ... Aspect Ratios
by Crystal Smith 10 years ago
I was messing around with my Canon XH A1 and recorded DV 60i, the footage is not as colorful or as crisp as the regular DV 4:3 footage I captured. Is there anyway to convert it And can any one offer a
Re: Help ... Aspect Ratios
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
Hi there. You know what, there is no one catch all tutorial for this. I think I'll make one. Will post here when done. Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
Best music to buy
by John Santoni 10 years ago
Hello there- I know there are tons of cheesy royalty free music companies out there. I'm trying to see who's the best. Do you have any recomendations for the best audio music that you choose for your
Re: Best music to buy
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
Studio Cutz works for me. Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
Wedding DVD, extra DVD's ???
by Trent Whittington 11 years ago
Hey COW's I recently edited a Wedding DVD for a friend of a friend's about a month or two ago as a sort of wedding present for the couple, even though i wasnt really interested in doing it; I figured
Re: Wedding DVD, extra DVD's ???
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
Hell I would have at least charged for stock. When you offer something for free, that's one thing, but you are always, always, always within norms of etiquette to ask for money when asked to do ANYTHI
Severe Video "Banding"
by Kenn Schulz 11 years ago
Have severe "banding" upon playback of Maxell tape(s). Timecode is resetting throughout entire tape(s). Problem never happened before, never happened since. - ONLY these two tapes. What could be probl
Re: Severe Video "Banding"
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
You might want to post a couple stills or footage, but maybe this question would be better in a forum related to your camera or the editing system you are using. Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
Hold frame script
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
I need to take a peice of footage and take each frame and hold it for four frames then go to the next one. This effect would basically increase the length of a track by 4x, but by increasing the numbe
Re: Hold frame script
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
awesome tip, and i checked out your site, nice work. I still need a little help here though: where do I apply this code fragment I can't apply an expression to a whole clip and I don't know what prope
Frame Rate Hack Timelapse
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
Ok, have read the other posts, but there are some serious gaps in the collective information about this floating around: 1. Have set up a scene file as described here: http: www.youtube.com watch v=Dl
Re: Frame Rate Hack Timelapse
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
Ok, that was totally it. Got it shooting great footage in 720PN. Any chance this can be done in any 1080 resolutions Also, all the examples i've seen, using a 350d shutter, seemed to be much lighter,
Stop Motion Settings, slow shutter speed settings for blur
by James Mulryan 13 years ago
How can I get time lapse in P2 mode Blue characters prevent access to rec function, one shot time, and interval time. I have the record format set at 720p 24pn. Question 2: How can I get a low enough
Re: Stop Motion Settings, slow shutter speed settings for blur - ???
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
Sorry, wasn't aware it needed to be in 720 60P Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
Low barrier of entry
by Bruce Frankel 11 years ago
It is a fact of life in the video biz these days: the barrier to getting in is low, so the number of people getting in is large. The law of supply and demand says an oversupply of a product or service
Re: Low barrier of entry
by Tracy Peterson 10 years ago
I think this is just an extension of my other post, but lets look at some facts: 1. costs are down but pricing isn't going down, at least for the guys who are the "old salts". they aren't used to the
Backup Camera
by Robert Saari 11 years ago
We currently are using a Canon XH A1 camera for our video projects in a corporate environment. Lately, we've been getting a lot of reuests to broadcast video conferences using this camera - webcams ju
Re: Backup Camera
by Tracy Peterson 11 years ago
The canon MiniDV HDV cameras are super popular and can be found for about that on ebay. They are small and unimpressive, but for B-roll cameras, they are great little hand helds with good image qualit
Hack Amateur Vs. Seasoned Pro
by Tracy Peterson 11 years ago
So a question that I'm starting to wonder about is: What constitutes hobbyist vs. pro I've had very different experiences between "seasoned pros" with some being the most unprofessional people I've go
Re: Hack Amateur Vs. Seasoned Pro
by Tracy Peterson 11 years ago
Thanks all for the responses to this, there's a lot of different emotions when it comes to the "newbies" and I count myself among them since I have less than ten years in the industry, I take it a bit
How to Protect a new Blog Show Idea
by Beau Brotherton 11 years ago
Hello to all, My wife and I run an Wedding Videography company that is now finally becoming successful and we have an idea that will throw us into a level that is non existent in our area. We have a n
Re: How to Protect a new Blog Show Idea
by Rob Jackson 11 years ago
I'm not a lawyer, nor do I play one on tv, and I have never stayed at a Holiday Inn Express. However, I have spoken with my attorney about these things and here's a quick run down of the conversation
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Avid Market Credentials
by Tracy Peterson 11 years ago
Hello: I'm embarking on Avid certification to round my experience out as an editor and I'm getting some decent training on it finally, so that makes me happy, but it's also leaving me confused. You se
Re: Avid Market Credentials
by Tracy Peterson 11 years ago
Thanks! I'd love to hear more if anyone has it.Tracy Peterson www.onetwomany.com
How to make an internet TV show?
by Christie Wessling 11 years ago
I am in the process of working on an internet tv show in a similar style to Around the Horn on ESPN. I was curious if anyone has any advice. We want to look into getting some sort of software to allow
Re: How to make an internet TV show?
by Tracy Peterson 11 years ago
Depends on what you want to achieve, but this sounds similar to what we did at GameSpot.com with on the spot. www.gamespot.com onthespot - they are changing the format this year, check the archive. Th
Avid vs Premiere vs FCP, legit question...
by Tracy Peterson 11 years ago
Hello: I'm embarking on Avid certification to round my experience out as an editor and I'm getting some decent training on it finally, so that makes me happy, but it's also leaving me confused. You se
Re: Avid vs Premiere vs FCP, legit question...
by Oscar Navarro 7 years ago
In my opinion AdobeCS is the future, their overall ratings are higher than any other and they are only gonna get better, as the days go by i see more and more editors in the industry switch from FCP t
Low quotes in NYC- what's going on?
by paul strilka 11 years ago
After ten years with an in house talent agency- I have recently been downsized. I own and shoot with a Sony EX1. Can edit FCP or Avid. have a pretty decent reel. I would like to freelance- work for my
Re: Low quotes in NYC- what's going on?
by Tracy Peterson 11 years ago
As much as I hate the lowering of rates and the higher levels of competition at the moment, I can't agree with the statement that the lowered cost of entry is a bad thing. Sure a lot of people are goi
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