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Trey Eckles

Member Since:
May 13th 2003
449 Posts
100 posts
.cube to .look
by Trey Eckles 4 years ago
Trying to add luts into the creative look drop down. Is there any tuts on how I can do this I want to be able to quickly run through like the default luts. Is there a way to convert a .cube to a .look
What light is this?
by Trey Eckles 5 years ago
Anyone know what type of light this is The flat window shaped rectangular one. I think the photographer may have rigged that himself. If so, anyone have an idea how I could set something like thing up
Re: What light is this?
by john sharaf 5 years ago
Hi Trey, Likely a Rosco Lite Pad mounted in the frame. Here's a link: http: www.rosco.com litepad litepadHO.cfm menuReturn=litepad Also there are many types of LED strips which you can customize into
Shooting my first Commercial out of Town. Need advice
by Trey Eckles 8 years ago
I am shooting my first commercial out of town next month. I will be traveling by plane atl to mia. The shoot will be at 2 store locations. My current equipment is: 1 canon 5dmk2 (video) 50mm 1.4 24-10
Re: Shooting my first Commercial out of Town. Need advice
by Trey Eckles 8 years ago
So why did you comment Steve. Why take the time to even write that statement. I would only like feedback from people that actually want to give helpful advise, not smart a** useless comments. Thanks f
Rates for shooting a commercial
by Trey Eckles 9 years ago
What would you guys charge to shoot a 5, 10, 15, or 30 commercial for local businesses. I am shooting with a dslr. It is just me and I plan on shooting in natural light plus 1 or 2 led lights. How muc
Re: ates for shooting a commercial
by Trey Eckles 9 years ago
Thanks. I was looking at turnhere.com. I will be shooting commercials similar to that. Do you guys think this company pricing is to low
New to CS5 -- Playback stops after just 15 frames
by Chris Conlee 9 years ago
Hello Everybody, I'm new to the forums. I did some rudimentary searching, and didn't really find anything similar, so here goes... I've installed CS5 on my MacPro (Nehalem) 8-core machine. I've got 6g
Re: New to CS5 -- Playback stops after just 15 frames
by Trey Eckles 9 years ago
I'm having the same problem and I cannot get this fixed with the 2 suggestion. I could not find the plist file. Are there any other suggestions
Graphics Card for 1st gen Mac Pro?
by Trey Eckles 9 years ago
Im looking for a good video card for my MacPro (first gen) Currently I have 10.5.8 osx, Geforce 8800, and 10gb. I shoot only with DSLR cameras(5dmk2). I do a lot of green screen. I want to use magic b
Re: Graphics Card for 1st gen Mac Pro?
by Trey Eckles 9 years ago
Thanks. Do you think I need to upgrade to snow leopard Would 16gb give me any significant changes over my current 10gb of memory
WiFi and Wired internet?
by Trey Eckles 9 years ago
I have an ipad, 1 MacPro and 1 PPC dual G5. None of my macs have an airport express card. Is it possible for me get an airport express and plug in an ethernet cable from my wired router and get use ai
Re: WiFi and Wired internet?
by Zane Barker 9 years ago
Yes Hindsight is always 1080p
fluorescent light set up
by Trey Eckles 11 years ago
I have 2 thrifty smithvictor lights with 2 eca 250 watts 3200K lamps. Nothing spectacular. These lights are 2 hot, for me to do interview shots and green screen shots. I have used them before but I ha
Re: fluorescent light set up
by Trey Eckles 11 years ago
THANKS Where could I get the silk diffusion material from Which light would you buy The 27 to 30 watts or the 55 to 75 watts
milk splash modeling tut
by Trey Eckles 11 years ago
Anyone knows how to model milk splash like these in C4d 10.5: http: www.dreamstime.com search.php srh_field=milk%20splash&s_st=new&s_sm=all&s_rsf=0&s_rst=7&s_mrg=1&s_ph=y&s_il=y&s_sl1=y&s_sl2=y&s_sl3=
Re: milk splash modeling tut
by Trey Eckles 11 years ago
Thanks. I will try blender. Realflow is 2 compilcated for me. I really need it for photoshop rendering.
Turn regular female photo into pinup style
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I am looking for a tutorial or tips and tricks to turn a regular photo into that old 50's 60's style. I want that paint effect.
Re: Turn regular female photo into pinup style
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
Thanks.
Smooth Skin Tones
by Stuart Devlin-Gray 12 years ago
Can anyone please tell me how to create smooth, silk like skin tones in photoshop
Re: Smooth Skin Tones
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I was looking for this info. Is this how they do it on all the magazine covers I am looking for a tutorial that has that same effect.
increase memory aecs3 on pc
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I just installed 4 gb of memory in my pc. How do I allocate more memory for after effects. It still shows up 2gb of memory available. I noticed that when I check my cpi system it say I only have 3.24g
Re: increase memory aecs3 on pc
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
OK. Sorry for the bad grammar. I did not proof read!!!
Anybody seen this plug in TxEff
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I found this plug-in http: www.txeff.com # welcome tonight. It reminds me of the AE text animator. Are there any places online that I can go to find alot of text presets for AE
Green Screen shoot location
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
Hi guys, I have been looking for a place to shoot my green screen footage, but I have not found a big enough place to rent that will not break the bank. Here is my situation: I am going to be shooting
Re: Green Screen shoot location
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
Interesting suggestion. I do not know if the school is an option for me b c of my location. I might be able to find a local business that will work with me. Maybe a local theater. Thanks.
Good stock artwork companies
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
Does anyone know any other companies like videocopilot.net and gomedia.us that sells products similar to what they sell. I love there products!!! I am looking for products similar to: videocopilot's r
Re: Good stock artwork companies
by matt bolinger 11 years ago
Take a look at www.store.thirdmenson.com . They have high quality video animation and special effects for the cheapest price you will find in the web. They have animation in a wide variety of categori
thinking of upgrading to a quadro graphic card
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I am currently using a Geforce 7600GS 256mb dual DVI in my PC. I just got Production premium cs3. I was looking at upgrading to a quadro 1500 Would there be a big difference in performance in AECS3 I
Re: thinking of upgrading to a quadro graphic card
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
Thanks.
Backup and storage methods
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I am working on a very important project and just had a harddrive die on me. What is the best way to store my video projects I have a small set up just using a couple of 250gb harddrives and internal
Re: Backup and storage methods
by david bogie 12 years ago
looking into getting a server b c I have had 3 harddrive die on me in the last 6 months. Harddrive seem to not be reliable! This suggests you are doing something terribly cruel to your drives. Drives
Generic model release form
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
Anyone know where I can get a generic model release form that I can customize to put my company name on or do I have to get a lawyer to write one up for me The footage is for my company reel examples
Re: Generic model release form
by BeefyKieth 12 years ago
You can purchase one from findlegalforms.com, you could read this from: http: www.danheller.com model-release.html or check this out: http: www.art-support.com sample_modelrelease.htm Also, try google
Premiere Pro 2 Green Screen workflow question...
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I am shooting green screen footage and I have the production suite. I have over an hour of different takes. I have all my usable takes trimmed out in subclips in PPro2. The KEYER in PPro 2 SUCKS!!!!!!
Re: Premiere Pro 2 Green Screen workflow question...
by Steven L. Gotz 12 years ago
Yes, you really want to key out the footage in After Effects. I do this before I make subclips because it is just easier. Then I export using Quicktime Animation. The Pro version of After Effects uses
TV quality vs CPU screen quality
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
OK. I have been shooting green screen footage this weekend with my panasonic dvc 30 and I am using 2 250 watts smith victor flood lights. The quality looks great on my TV screen but the quality on my
Re: TV quality vs CPU screen quality
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
Thanks guys!!! beenyweenies your light info really helped me decide on my next lighting kit. I am trying my PC first, so the current codec is DV .avi. I have not tried encoding on my mac yet for FCS 2
tV quality vs CPU screen quality ? on AE forum
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
Hi guys, I posted a question under AE forum. I do not want to double post. http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 2 907908
tV quality vs CPU screen quality ? on AE forum
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
Hi guys, I posted a question under AE forum. I do not want to double post. http: forums.creativecow.net readpost 2 907908
light kit for shooting green screen suggestions
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I have a 3 chip camcorder panasonic DVC-30 and I am currently using 2 victor 250 watts hot lights to light my actors in front of my green screen. I know this is not the greatest set up but I have gott
Re: light kit for shooting green screen suggestions links here
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
http: www.handhelditems.com xpro-professional-studio-continuous-lighting-umbrella-2set-p-5002.html http: cgi.ebay.com 2-x-Photo-Video-Strobe-Flash-Studio-Lighting-2KIT150_W0QQitemZ220115740904QQihZ012
best Video Hosting site?
by Scotty Pupkin 12 years ago
Hi Guys I'm getting my reel together and need a place to host my commercials and trailers...(I'm not going to use youtube)...Can anyone suggest a few sites--pay or non pay.... I really appreciate all
Re: best Video Hosting site?
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
Virb.com. They maintain aspect ratio!!!!! it is a very clean site design as well!!!!
Dynamic link question.
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I have the production suite on my PC and I have AE 7 on my mac. I am going to buy a broadband router to connect my mac and PC via ethernet cable. Would I be able to use my ae7 files that are on my mac
Question for Walter and anyone working in atl gwinnett area
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I have been trying to find actors and aspiring actors to be my virtual tour guide spokesperson for my company. I live in Dacula, Ga so I am not looking for anyone in the atl area b c of the distance.
Re: Question for Walter and anyone working in atl gwinnett area
by Trey Eckles 12 years ago
I tried Craigslist. No luck at all.
Big Problem!!!
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
I have been using FCP studio for the past year. I have decided to use Adobe production studio b c of the dynamic link feature. Here is my problem: I have captured all my footage using imove HD. I've i
Re: Big Problem!!!
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
Thanks. I kinda figured. I just thought that it should not matter since I was capturing in DV format.
Flash 8 pro swf into indesign
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
I am having a problem importing swf files into indesign on a mac. Anyone have encountered this problem I am running a G5 2.0 indesign cs2 4.04 and flash 8 pro. I also get an error when I try to import
Re: Flash 8 pro swf into indesign
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
swf are light weight with vector artwork. I want to use the flash files for vector logo animations. I assume you do not have a problem with importing swf into indesign cs2 on a mac.
Engrave effect on leather texture
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
I want to create the effect as if my logo was engraved into a leather texture. I trying using bevel emboss drop shadow and inner shadow but all of my results makes the logo look raised instead of engr
Re: Engrave effect on leather texture
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
Thanks alot!!!!
New PC for Production studio use
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
I am getting a PC for editing video doing, motion graphics work in AE(not heavy stuff around 5 to 10 layers per project) and creating DVDs. I have 2 G5s. One os a 1.6 and a dual 2.0. I also have a PC
Re: New PC for Production studio use
by Steven L. Gotz 13 years ago
You don't need RAID0. Get a second drive though. You need one for a system drive and one for video, at a minimum.Steven http: www.stevengotz.com
champagne bubbles
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
Does anyone know where I can find a tut on how to make realistic champagne bubbles for Cinema 4d 9.6 Studio
Re: champagne bubbles
by Adam Trachtenberg 13 years ago
edr "Does anyone know where I can find a tut on how to make realistic champagne bubbles for Cinema 4d 9.6 Studio " I'll go you one better than that: here's a file I did for someone a few months back:
Champagne bubbles
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
Does anyone know where I can find a tut on creating realistic Champagne bubbles with particular
Re: Champagne bubbles
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
Thanks. I am new at this plug in.
Quicktime pro High quality setting
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
I have QTpro and there is a setting under "show movie properties visual setting" called high quality. When I select that setting my video appears very crisp on screen in QTpro. I imported the footage
Re: Quicktime pro High quality setting
by Shane Ross 13 years ago
Shane's Stock Answer #2: Blurry playback ONLY JUDGE THE QUALITY OF YOUR MATERIAL ON AN EXTERNAL NTSC MONITOR, OR AT LEAST A TV. 1. Disable overlays on the canvas 2. Make sure you've rendered everythin
portable power supply for light kit
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
I am getting a Smith Victor Thrifty 500 Total Watt 2-Light Kit with Case kit. I will be shooting indoor(interviews and green screen) and outdoor. What is the best portable power source I can use I kno
Re: portable power supply for light kit
by Mark Suszko 13 years ago
That S-V light kit is likely not going to cut it alone for greenscreen work of anything larger than a hand puppet. Outdoors, the first choice would be reflectors, since the sun is free, and reflectors
Portable power supply for light kit
by Trey Eckles 13 years ago
I am getting a Smith Victor Thrifty 500 Total Watt 2-Light Kit with Case kit. I will be shooting indoor(interviews and green screen) and outdoor. What is the best portable power source I can use I kno
Re: Portable power supply for light kit
by Kerry Brown 13 years ago
I was not being brand specific on purpose but wrongly assumed that everyone would only look at proffesional type fluorescent lights.KB
Super stuffed file??
by Trey Eckles 14 years ago
I have gotten a couple of files that are zipped from clients. The zipped files range from 2.0mb to 7.9mb. When I unzipped the file they are at 300 dpi full size and are over 100mb in SIZE!!!!!! How di
Deinterlacing for Flash 8 .flv
by Trey Eckles 14 years ago
Everytime I export my video footage out using FCP 5 and then converting the file to flv format within flash 8 video converter the interlacing is still there. There is no option for me to deinterlace t
Re: Deinterlacing for Flash 8 .flv
by Ed Dooley 14 years ago
Oops, sorry, I just re-read your post. I didn't notice that you already mentioned why you're not using the plug-in. Ed
Motion 2 to After Effects 6.5 and Motion 2 to DVD SP4
by Trey Eckles 14 years ago
Motion 2 to After Effects 6.5 I am getting very bad quality going from native motion 2 files to after effects 6.5. The quality is very jagged and all of my after effects settings are at full quality.
Re: One more thing...
by Trey Eckles 14 years ago
OK. That helped alot, but I noticed that the edges are blurry in after effects and in motion for the text and shapes. After effects text and shape edges are very sharp and crisp. Does Motion make the
Dual Monitor question
by Trey Eckles 14 years ago
I am wondering what is the best dual monitor setup to get for under 600 dollars. I have a g5 dual 2.0 mac. For example would 2 17 inch viewsonic be fine to use. I just want something with good colors
Re: Dual Monitor question
by Jim Kanter 14 years ago
Depends on the video card too. More pixels means the video card needs more VRAM, and multiple monitors means multiple connectors. Consider dual 19" or a 19" and 17" if your video card is capable. If t
Motion 2 and G5 1.6
by Trey Eckles 14 years ago
I have DVD SP 4 and a G5 1.6(first generation). I have 1.25 GB of memory. I am thinking of getting motion 2 and using it for Title and motion menu design stuff for DVDSP 4. I also have AE 6.5. I do no
Re: Motion 2 and G5 1.6
by Noah Kadner 14 years ago
He says that soon after the bell pepper is bit: Noah
MICROPHONES....
by Trey Eckles 14 years ago
I have a panasonic ag-dvc30 camcorder and I have FCP 4.5. I am pretty new to videography. I need a microphone to place on my clients for commercials, interviews, weddings, and other misc events. I do
Re: MICROPHONES....
by Doug Graham 14 years ago
Easiest way to sync audio is to plug the mic into the camera's external microphone jack. Use a lavalier (tieclip) mic. It can be hard-wired, or you can use a wireless microphone. A wireless substitute
CS2 standard upgrade vs. upgrading individually
by Trey Eckles 14 years ago
I just checked the adobe site and was looking to see if there was a big difference in price if I upgraded AI CS2, PS CS2, ID CS2 separatley instead of upgrading to the creative suite standard version.
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