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adam chesbrough

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FCPX, Plural eyes, and external multi-track audio
by adam chesbrough 3 years ago
If I record four channels through an external recorder (tascam DR60 for example), when I sync the audio and video (whether it be through plural eyes or FCPX) I would expect to have four distinct chann
Re: FCPX, Plural eyes, and external multi-track audio
by Robin S. Kurz 3 years ago
Notice the " " in there. ;) (or maybe it's not showing up right and I should have written it out as OPTION ) - RK ____________________________________________________ Deutsch Hier gibt es ein umfassen
Exporting in .MP4
by Anwar Smith 5 years ago
My client has asked for me to export my final products in .MP4 because that is the format needed for their website. The problem is I lose a lot of quality when I do this. Am I doing something wrong I
Re: Exporting in .MP4
by adam chesbrough 3 years ago
So there is no way to "send to compressor" and then create a custom export setting that gives me .mp4 container...is that correct I do a lot of product videos so it would be ideal to select all 40 FCP
auto select clip that you "click-on" in viewer
by adam chesbrough 4 years ago
To select a clip I click on it within the timeline. Sometimes, when I click in the viewer it selects that specific clip...I am then able to move it around, tranform, brings up it's setting etc. Someti
Re: auto select clip that you "click-on" in viewer
by adam chesbrough 4 years ago
That's where I thought I was, sorry about that Macbook Pro Retina: 2.6GHZ i7, 16GB RAM 1600MHz DDR3, GT 650M 1GB RAM Hackintosh (Sandy Bridge): i5 2500, 16GB 1333MHz DDR3, Nvidia GT640 2GB RAM OWC 4TB
FCPX using all 32GB RAM during export
by adam chesbrough 4 years ago
Since I got FCPX back in the very beginning it would never come close to maxing out my RAM during export. Now it immediately bumps up to using all of it and only a small percentage of my CPU. When I e
Re: FCPX using all 32GB RAM during export
by adam chesbrough 4 years ago
So I went nuts and reinstalled everything, disabled plugins etc. The issue is with the way that the OSX is dealing with the "file cache". Apparently mavericks got really aggressive when it comes to fi
Conform footage in Apple Compressor 4.1
by Thomas Frank 5 years ago
Hello is there away to conform footage from 24fps to 25fps (or a other frame rate) in Apple Compressor 4.1 I'em aware you can open up the clip in Cinema Tools and click conform and select the 25fps fr
Re: Conform footage in Apple Compressor 4.1
by adam chesbrough 4 years ago
yes but sometimes I prefer to have the 60fps clips in the main timeline or sometimes in other groups. Also, if you are dealing with 1000's of clips then sometimes you don't know which are 60 when you
Color then encode NOT in timeline
by adam chesbrough 5 years ago
It seems as though the only way to color clips is to have them in the timeline. Is there something that I am missing here. I would like to color my RAW clips and then encode them for editing in FCPX.
Re: Color then encode NOT in timeline
by adam chesbrough 5 years ago
It's not a completely different workflow. More one that bypasses the timeline. A great quick workflow for me would be: add media to project bin, star and or tag media within bin (by viewing thumbnails
missing handles in power window
by adam chesbrough 5 years ago
I am watching a tutorial and when a power window is added to a node the shape appears in the viewer. I do not get the shape nor do I have control over the power window mask. I thought it was a "view"
Re: missing handles in power window
by adam chesbrough 5 years ago
Yes I have done that as well as picked on next to a bunch of them. I have attempted on while all different does are selected as well. The screen shot was just to show the area where the mask should ap
FCP X - Export selection from timeline sequence
by Ben Lithman 7 years ago
Has anyone figured out how to only export part of a sequence from their timeline in FCPX In FCP 7 it was just a matter of setting in and out points in the relevant places in the timeline, and then exp
Re: FCP X - Export selection from timeline sequence
by adam chesbrough 5 years ago
Use the range tool ("R") to select a specific section and then "export" as ProRes, go ahead and make your changes and then either reimport or reconnect Macbook Pro Retina: 2.6GHZ i7, 16GB RAM 1600MHz
5D miii auto white balance vs custom (never matches...custom always ugly)
by adam chesbrough 5 years ago
Correct me if I am wrong but I should be able to match the camera's auto white balance by selecting the corresponding k temperature with the menu. THIS IS NOT THE CASE. Auto white balance, when correc
Corrupt WAV file recovery
by Daisuke Kinouchi 8 years ago
Hi, I have a WAV file recorded on Edirol R44, and the file seems to be corrupted. The file size is about 240MB but it does not show running time when I open the info. The data seems to be there but it
Re: Corrupt WAV file recovery
by adam chesbrough 5 years ago
My file was unrecoverable. I contacted this company (http: aeroquartet.com movierepair download) and they determined that it couldn't be fixed. If any part of your file can be played you can use scree
motion tracking-animation on paper
by adam chesbrough 6 years ago
I want to make to stick animations (.mov's) to a blank sheets of paper that I shot to make it look like the .mov's are on that piece of paper. Terrible explanation so I have attached example files. Pa
Re: motion tracking-animation on paper
by adam chesbrough 6 years ago
Thanks Vishesh, I'll give this a go. Macbook Pro Retina: 2.6GHZ i7, 16GB RAM 1600MHz DDR3, GT 650M 1GB RAM Hackintosh (Sandy Bridge): i5 2500, 16GB 1333MHz DDR3, Nvidia GT640 2GB RAM OWC 4TB RAID0 (us
export speed, lightroom
by adam chesbrough 6 years ago
I know this isn't a lightroom fourm but I was wondering if anyone could tell me there experiences when exporting batches from lightroom. Mainly speed as it relates to HDD, CPU, and RAM. I have a 6 cor
Events and Projects Librarys Missing in FCPX (but folders and videos in finder exist)
by John Smith 7 years ago
Events and Projects Librarys Missing in FCPX (but folders and videos in finder exist) I am now seriously annoyed at this. All of my Events and Project Librarys are missing when I load up Final Cut Pro
Re: Events and Projects Librarys Missing in FCPX (but folders and videos in finder exist)
by adam chesbrough 6 years ago
Has anyone found a solution to this problem. It just started happening to me. I just tried the HD on another computer running FCPX and everything opens correctly. I have trashed prefs, reinstalled, re
Thunderbolt --> eSata adapter ??
by Fredy Schwerdtner 7 years ago
Hi guys, I had been working on a MacBook Pro from late 2009 (2.5 MHz Intel Core dual) and to get a better and faster connection with my external HDs I decided to build a RAID on an external enclosure
Re: Thunderbolt --> eSata adapter ??
by adam chesbrough 6 years ago
Thanks Ron, so it looks like my issue is the 3gb s expresscard. I am just wondering if it makes sense to wait and purchase a 6gb s hub when it comes out. I imagine that I will get similar speeds to wh
Final Cut Pro 7 and FCPX on same machine
by Daniel Kenyon 7 years ago
Hi I've got an iMac version 10.6.8 with FCPX already installed. I've just got myself Final Cut Studio also as i've never had it before (I generally used Premiere which is also installed on my Mac). I'
Re: Final Cut Pro 7 and FCPX on same machine
by adam chesbrough 6 years ago
I am running 10.7.4 and FCPX 10.0.4. I installed FCP7 on the same disk earlier today, everything then felt sluggish although that is probably because of reading about potential issues (although no one
4K workflow, codec, timeline etc
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
I am experimenting with 4K resolution. I have created timelapses with the 5D so that the jpg sequence exceeds any native 4K size. I figured I could just create a 4K timeline and send to render que. Wh
Re: 4K workflow, codec, timeline etc
by Dave LaRonde 7 years ago
I'd double-check the delivery specifications -- particularly resolution -- for youtube. I've never seen anything in 4K on youtube. The link you provide is 16x9, and also available in HD... but HD reso
macro photography with macro extenders
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
When shooting macro photography with extenders I sometimes want to shoot wide open. BUT the viewfinder does not represent the final image but rather always shows an image with a high DOF. Am I missing
Final Cut to DVD (using compressor and toast), ideas, workflow etc.
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
My current process is as follows: edit timeline in FCP render export as "contained" quicktime file (to save time in compressor vs "send to" compressor encode to H264 .mov in compressor (so that I can
Re: Final Cut to DVD (using compressor and toast), ideas, workflow etc.
by Craig Seeman 7 years ago
What you send to Vimeo and what you burn to DVD should be different. Vimeo must have a source they can re-encode. A high data rate H.264 encode is a typical recommended source for Vimeo. Encoding for
change text box size without changing text proportions size etc
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
When ever I change the size of a text box within PS CS5 the proportions of the text change with it. I want the text size and proportions to remain the same but just alter the size and location of the
Re: change text box size without changing text proportions size etc
by Scott Roberts 7 years ago
Use the text tool and click on the text, as if you'd be typing editing the text, then simply drag the handles for the text box. LittleBlackBird.net My Blog
workflow: Timestamp, organization, editing
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
I am cutting a wedding that had three shooter over two days and need the footage organized within the browser according to the time of day in which the footage was taken. Because alot of footage is es
Mac OS Lion: opt+move mouse makes the window move...need to turn off
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
I hold down opt within various programs (FCP) and need to change the mac OS Lion setting so that holding opt doesn't move the actual window. This is extremely annoying and I can't find where to turn t
can't drag audio file in FCP timeline
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
I am attempting to click and drag an AIFF music file within my FCP3 timeline and it won't let me. I click on the file within the time line and +(or-) frames and it will move but I can't drag. I have t
Re: can't drag audio file in FCP timeline
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
There were no in out points on that clip and it's a stand alone (not linked to any other clip). I just reimported and remarked the clip and it is working fine, strange issue though that I have never e
auto size columns...everytime and other mac os questions.
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
I do video editing and need to see the titles of the files in which I am working with. Everytime I open the finder the columns are the same size. I need them to open as autosized rather than having to
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Re: auto size columns...everytime and other mac os questions.
by John Davidson 7 years ago
Oh, just remembered why I avoid column view. It doesn't allow for quick sorting when you're in a folder. Sometimes I want to see a folder by date or alphabetically. That's kind of a pain when in colum
Nano flash and card recording
by Bob Cole 8 years ago
I read in another post here that the 350 offers a "possibility to record 100mbits per sec. at 4.2.2 via Nanoflash." Can you record to the Nano as well as to the internal card, at the same time Bob C (
Re: Nano flash and card recording
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
How do i just record to the nano. I simply don't have enough sxs cards and when that card fills i can't record to the nano. A reply would be huge here. Thanks macbook pro 17" i7, 8GB RAM 2 RAID 0 esat
luminosity of select colors
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
Is there a way to change the hue, saturation, and luminosity of all the colors in photoshop CS5 like you can in lightroom. The hue saturation adjustment layers does not have all the colors nor can you
straighten cylindrical shape
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
I am using part of a photograph of tree bark to create a wrap for a fake tree. I basically need to flatten (straighten) the image. I was just planning on using liquify, combining the flat parts and us
copying channel/saving as stereo
by adam chesbrough 7 years ago
I am doing some simple voiceover within a two channel audio file in soundtrack pro. When I record using my audiobox USB (via mic and XLR into channel 1) it of course records onto channel 1. I have bee
Re: copying channel/saving as stereo
by Simon Ubsdell 7 years ago
Actually, sorry, correction - don't know why I thought that you need to export the Submix. Do everything I suggested but you don't need to export the Submix - you can export the Master Mix and you'll
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plug-in for 60fps to 24fps, no slo-mo
by Nathan Golon 8 years ago
Do any plug-ins exist for converting 60fps footage to 24fps footage without creating slow motion (shooting on the 7D). If so, is the quality of the final 24fps footage decent Thanks, Nathan
Re: plug-in for 60fps to 24fps, no slo-mo
by adam chesbrough 8 years ago
So the DP of this shoot this weekend recommended that we shoot everything in 60 fps so that I would have the option in post to do 24fps, basically saying that all I do is drop it in a 24fps timeline a
Export or pre render- and another question
by Joseph Wu 8 years ago
What is the difference between exporting and pre-rendering also, how do i export a section of the timeline thank You
Re: Export or pre render- and another question
by adam chesbrough 8 years ago
Thanks, thought there might have been a solution on a single timeline, oh well. macbook pro 17" i7, 8GB RAM esata external HD 7200RPM ----- canon 5D mark II, 24-70mm, 50mm, 15mm fisheye, juicedink DT4
CS5 simple opacity dissolve
by adam chesbrough 8 years ago
I am about to throw my computer out the window. I simply want to do an opacity dissolve with two seperate jpegs in the AE CS5 timeline. The preset fade in+out-frames works for some images, I have also
Re: CS5 simple opacity dissolve
by adam chesbrough 8 years ago
That was the solution, I was confused as I couldnt find the "layer properties" next to or around the clip within the timeline and more so since the preset animation had a composite layer option...Eith
Using Titles From AE in FCP as a Clean Overlay
by Brett Putman 8 years ago
I have made some simple name titles for a for a corporate video in After Effects. I then exported them via the Render Queue as using the "best" settings to maintain the highest possible quality. When
Re: Using Titles From AE in FCP as a Clean Overlay
by adam chesbrough 8 years ago
this is definitely an issue with the lens flare layer, but I can't find any place to turn transparency on or off. Unmult doesnt seem to be available for CS5 yet, but I just download and installed pixe
Trying to Determine what lens to purchase for 7D
by Julio Thillet 8 years ago
Guys, I find myself stuck on a determination of what additional lens to purchase for my 7D I primarily use my camera for video work and I have a 3.5 28-105mm lens. Now I am looking at a non zoom 50mm
Re: Trying to Determine what lens to purchase for 7D
by adam chesbrough 8 years ago
I have the 50MM 1.4, 24-70 2.8, and 16mm fisheye 2.8 (which gives you some really cool effects). I have been dissatisfied with shooting video with the 24-70, think its because of the lack of IS and th
hyperlinking text or images
by adam chesbrough 9 years ago
Apparently the slice tool is what is used. I basically want to hyperlink certain text in my document and have the user be able to click on that section and have the site open in a web browser. Is this
Re: hyperlinking text or images
by adam chesbrough 9 years ago
thanks for all the info Kevin
Gear HELP!
by adam chesbrough 9 years ago
I am going to be shooting with a DSLR and editing in final cut, all projects are going to be for the net...I purchased a Canon 5D Mark ii to try it out. Is the Mark ii overkill. It was recently recomm
Re: Gear HELP!
by Hunter Mossman 9 years ago
I don't think the 5D Mark II is overkill at all. Probably just right for what your doing. 1. If low light shooting is a must. Then fastest lens you can afford is the one to go with simple and plain. I
Time Remapping and Keyframes Don't Work in CS4
by Emily Prescott 9 years ago
I've used Premiere Pro CS3 countless times before I got the CS4 version. I had no problems with it. In CS4, however, there are quite a few things that I definitely don't like, because it ruins my work
Re: Time Remapping and Keyframes Don't Work in CS4
by adam chesbrough 9 years ago
Whenever I change the speed of a clip the opacity keyframes dont function. Whatever opacity is set on the start of the frame remains for the entire frame. Are you having this same issue is this what y
CS4 AVCHD Playback problems
by Fred Campagna 10 years ago
I am having a horrible time playing back clips recorded on my HF-100. The playback in CS4 is very choppy to say the least. I have tried importing the clips to an external FW800 drive, importing to the
Re: CS4 AVCHD Playback - Solved
by adam chesbrough 9 years ago
When you say that you now have no HD shutter does that mean that you are able to overlay multiple AVCHD clips and it streams correctly I am able to stream the video but when I try and do any sort of C
CS4 Can't Change speed and opacity--same clip
by adam chesbrough 9 years ago
When I change the speed of a clip I am unable to then change the opacity. Although I move the keyframes as if I am changing the opacity it does change in the preview screen (or when I render the proje
Adobe Media Encoder
by adam chesbrough 9 years ago
So in order to edit AVCHD footage efficiently in Premiere Pro CS4 I need to encode the footage prior to putting it on the timelineThis worked fine for a couple weeks but now everytime I push "start qu
Streaming text metadata
by adam chesbrough 10 years ago
Once the metadata is encoded into the clip is there a way to overlay the text onto the video as subtitles (VHI's pop-up video). I am creating music videos and would like to highlight some of the lyric
Re: Streaming text metadata
by Eddie Lotter 10 years ago
See some ideas here: FAQ:How do I create subtitles karaoke lyrics CheersEddie
Music Video: syncing text (lyrics) with song
by adam chesbrough 10 years ago
Does Adobe CS4 have a function that allows you to add text that automatically syncs with the music that is being played. Basically want the lyrics streaming on the screen, I would then animate them fu
Re: Music Video: syncing text (lyrics) with song
by Peter Berthet 10 years ago
cs4 has the ability to analyse audio clips and convert the information into embedded meta-data text which one would assume you could then do anything you wanted with. the only problem with the system
How to avoid clip overlap
by Harry Putnam 11 years ago
I'm trying to get a job done quickly by selecting my clips from the project media bins in the order I want them on the timeline then dragging them to the timeline in a group. They appear on the timeli
Re: How to avoid clip overlap
by adam chesbrough 10 years ago
Is there anyway to set the length of a picture or video clip to a certain time length (seconds). I am putting pic and videos to a beat and if if every clip I drag to the timeline is the same length it
Problems with Sony Vegas Pro 8...Help!
by Jan-Arden Petersen 11 years ago
Hello and thank you for reading my post. Please excuse any angry overtones in my post. I've been a Vegas user since Vegas 4. It has become my favorite NLE. Last Spring I decided to build a computer fo
Re: Problems with Sony Vegas Pro 8...Help!
by adam chesbrough 10 years ago
I have a Dell XPS 720 H2C with intel core duo 6850 processor (3.00 GHZ overclocked to 3.67 GHZ), 4 GB of RAM, dual nvidia 8800 ultra cards, running vista 32-bit. I bought this beast so that I could ed
Finally...
by John Kert 10 years ago
The Website below has a new software program that converts AVCD from Canon (MTS) and from Sony (M2TS) to M2T which is easily aditable in SONY V8. It does batch processing so do not have to baby sit it
Re: Finally...
by adam chesbrough 10 years ago
please explain the benefits of converting AVCHD to M2T. Can't sony V8 edit AVCHD and then render it into a number of different regularly playable formats I'm asking because my AVCHD footage stalls and
Vegas Moive Studio 8 freezing
by Randy Rogers 10 years ago
I have been having several issues with Vegas to the point where I am about ready to blow it up. :) My main issue is I have put together a video that includes both video and still images and with music
Re: Vegas Moive Studio 8 freezing
by adam chesbrough 10 years ago
I have a super fast computer (Dell XPS 720 H2C, overclocked to 3.66 GHZ, 4 GB memory) with top of the line video cards (dual nvidia 8800 ultras) and am having the same issues. I am unable to "preview"
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