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adam dewhirst

Member Since:
August 3rd 2009
93 Posts
cinema dng and fcpx
by adam dewhirst 5 years ago
i've got a bmpcc and a lens now i need to decide what format to shoot in prores hq or cinemadng i obviously want to get the best quality possible from the images. if i shoot in cinema dng will i be ab
Re: cinema dng and fcpx
by adam dewhirst 5 years ago
thanks for your reply, my question is is it possible to create proxies of cinema dng files in fcpx or do i need some other application
Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens for Canon
by adam dewhirst 5 years ago
can anyone tell me if this lens will work well with the bmpcc. i'm currently looking at buying some lenses for the bmpcc and there are so many options out there to choose from that i'm having trouble
Re: Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Lens for Canon
by adam dewhirst 5 years ago
hi bill, thanks for your great response. i don't know how i came to choosing the sigma 18-35mm for my first lens but in light of your words i think i'll stick with it. in terms of the Metabones Nikon
sony hxr-nx5 video camera/batteries/tripod/macro lens : $3000
by adam dewhirst 5 years ago
fully functioning. a few years old but not not used vey often. it is only a hobby so hasn't been used by me in a professional capacity just when on holidays. comes with two 6 hour batteries and one 60
Sony DSR-11 Deck
by Richard Evans 6 years ago
I bought this deck several years back brand new. Thought I was going to get into editing and it just never happened. It's been used for maybe a total of a couple hours. Remote and Deck still look and
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Re: Sony DSR-11 Deck
by adam dewhirst 5 years ago
still avail
bmpcc
by adam dewhirst 5 years ago
bmpcc unused $A900
bmpcc
by adam dewhirst 5 years ago
unused, bought to many when they were cheap. A$900.
bmpcc : macro lenses
by adam dewhirst 5 years ago
i just bought a bmpcc. i've only used video cameras before (nxcam with ninja and macro lens). could somebody steer me in the direction of a good macro lens for the bmpcc
Re: bmpcc : macro lenses
by adam dewhirst 5 years ago
thanks bill. i'll have a look into those.
teleconverter lens for nx5u?
by adam dewhirst 6 years ago
does anybody know of a teleconverter lens for the nx5u im from sydney and haven't had much luck tracking one down.
Re: teleconverter lens for nx5u?
by john lenihan 6 years ago
Here is the link to it on Schneider website. Looks like it has a different stock number than the number stamped on my lens. https: www.schneideroptics.com century dv sony HDR-FX1000 HDR-FX1000.htm Joh
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fcpx won't playback
by adam dewhirst 6 years ago
Ever since i deleted some effects in a projects folder called analysis (to free up disk space) i basically cannot use fcpx at all. it won't display any of the video from events or projects in the view
Re: fcpx won't playback
by adam dewhirst 6 years ago
thanks nikolas, i've now reinstalled my os but it hasn't made any difference. i'll create a new user account and check to see if my disk has failed but after that i'm getting very close to purchasing
beach ball
by adam dewhirst 6 years ago
Ever since i deleted some effects in a projects folder called analysis (to free up disk space) i basically cannot use fcpx at all. it won't display any of the video from events or projects in the view
Re: beach ball
by alban egger 6 years ago
What do you mean you deleted "effects" in a project folder Effects are in the movie-folder under motion temlates. Do you mean you deleted renderfiles
transparency/opacity
by adam dewhirst 7 years ago
with a clip on the primary storyline there is no option in the inspector tab to adjust opacity. it only appears when i add another clip to the secondary storyline. my very basic question is : how do i
Re: transparency/opacity
by adam dewhirst 7 years ago
thanks tom, so the transparency of the clip in the primary storyline won't show up in the inspector at all eric, i will be fading clips from and to black : like a pulse. i guess i could place a slug c
fcp 7 update : fcp x
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
i currently use fcp6. is there anyone out there who knows a way of getting an update to fcp 7 so i can move all my projects to fcpx now that that is possible
Re: fcp 7 update : fcp x
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
thanks jeremy. thats really good news for me. i always thought the assistant wouldn't work with fcp6.
'send to motion' in fxp x
by sj miller 8 years ago
Anyone know of a good workflow for this using fxp x and motion 5 I have a couple of clips midway through a timeline that need some elements masked out, I can't for the life of me work out how to send
Re: 'send to motion' in fxp x
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
i find that astounding and not a little disgraceful.
I hate it!
by Alex Hawkins 8 years ago
Hi all, I just finished my first (only and last) job in FCPX. I hated it. The whole magnetic timeline thing to me is so counterintuitive that I just can't see the worth of it. Why I would bother to co
Re: I hate it!
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
because the imac with fcpx has a later operating system that doesn't support fcp 6. i heard their was a workaround in terms of installing the old os on a separate part of the harddrive but also read t
Using Atomos with NX5U.
by James Davis 8 years ago
Has anyone used an Atomos Ninja or Samurai with a NX5U How is the quality and what types of applications does this system make sense
Re: Using Atomos with NX5U.
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
i haven't read anything about the nx5 and chromatic aberration and certainly haven't noticed this. while not conducting specific tests i have taken quite a few shots on full zoom with the sky in the b
time filters?
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
looking through fcp x last night i noticed that the time filters from fcp 6 which i currently use are missing (echo, trails etc). are these effects somewhere else or just not included
Re: time filters?
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
thanks ian, i'll have to check out motion 5 as i didn't realise it had different filters. i hope its not as cumbersome going back and forward as it was with fcp6 motion 4.
compressor-jerky
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
i'm basically using compressor to deinterlace for upload to vimeo. the file size only ends up being around 1gb after compressor but i can afford up to 5gb file size. the footage is very jerky at times
Re: compressor-jerky
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
compressor 3.5 thanks craig, i'll try your settings and see if their is an improvement. adam
Atomos Ninja problems
by Chris Paul 8 years ago
Sorry to post this here but there is no Atomos forum and I found the most posts about the Ninja in this forum. I recently bought one and was excited about recording directly to ProRes. Did a quick tes
Re: Atomos Ninja problems
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
the firewire connection from the ninja to apples latest operating system doesn't work. apparently its a bug they are trying to fix. in the meantime you can use the usb connection. not sure if this hel
sony hdv deck
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
could someone let me know how to capture footage from my deck. it doesn't show up at all when i hit import from camera thanks
Re: sony hdv deck
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
cheers timothy, must be either the cable or the deck than... you've been much more help than apple support... i'll check ebay for a hv30 adam
fcp 6 to x
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
my motherboard failed on my macbook pro which is 3.5 years old. i bought an imac but it won't install either fcp 6 or panther. so i bought fcp x but it wont open my final cut pro 6 projects that i've
Re: fcp 6 to x
by Michael Gissing 8 years ago
It is well documented that FCPX cannot open old FCP legacy projects. So firstly ask for your money back from Apple although since they released the demo version of FCPX they might not do that. You nee
nxcam log and transfer...
by paul gregory 8 years ago
Hello my good friends at creative cow, im trying to figure out the quickest way to transfer nxcam files to prores (LT). i have been using log & transfer (fcp) but am finding it is taking a seriously l
Re: nxcam log and transfer...
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
paul, i use a ninja to bypass the in camera compression of my nxcam. it records straight to prores(hq). they cost about $1000 australian.
Inserting Crummy Internet Stills into HD Footage
by Lucky Haskins 8 years ago
Morning All... I am working on a project that requires me to use some stills pulled off the internet (images of houses from a real estate site) inserted into a 1920X1080 HD film. I am not even sure wh
Re: Inserting Crummy Internet Stills into HD Footage
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
it is a shame this forum is becoming increasingly littered with arrogant (and in this case ignorant) responses. it really puts me off engaging in this site at all.
compressor v qt export?
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
whats the point of using compressor instead of just exporting using quicktime i shoot on hdv and edit in prores and have to export to get onto a dvd which is always sd. compressor seems to take a lot
Re: compressor v qt export?
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
thanks for that tom, so mpeg2 is better quality than anything you can get using qt
nxcam with ninja?
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
im interested in combining the nxcam5u with the atomos ninja to bypass the cameras compression. it is said that this will get me a 422 rather than a 400 colour space. has anyone used this combination
Re: nxcam with ninja?
by Alex Grainger 8 years ago
Hi, I am almost convinced I should buy a Ninja for my NX5. The only thing I am worried about is that it splits large files into 4GB chunks. How do you fair at joining them together again I am currentl
lenses/outputs
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
which is going to give me a better image for compositing 3-chip 1 3-inch type Exmor CMOS with ClearVid pixel array... with hd-sdi output... or... Exmor Super35 CMOS Sensor... with hdmi output
1920 x 1080 HD in PRO RES : slow disks?
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
i have a macbook pro with 4gb of ram. i recently got some super 8 footage telecined (1920 x 1080 HD in PRO RES). it won't play properly in fcp (or just in quicktime). in fcp the message comes up that
Re: 1920 x 1080 HD in PRO RES : slow disks?
by adam dewhirst 8 years ago
michael, the media is on a cd dvd and is almost 5gb worth. i'll try running it from one of my external hard drives. could you explain to me what a raid and an esata solution is as i only have a vague
hdv : where to next?
by adam dewhirst 9 years ago
hi, i have been using a hdrfx1 for the last 5-6 years. i'm looking to step up from the hdv format to a camera that a)handles compositing better b)handles camera movement better c)is just a better qual
Re: hdv : where to next?
by adam dewhirst 9 years ago
hi mike, thanks for your reply. i was continuing my research yesterday and actually swung back towards the ex1 3 or the canon 305. my one hesitation (apart from the cost of the cards you mentioned whi
apple pro res 422
by adam dewhirst 9 years ago
i am about to capture hdv footage from my hdrfx1 to final cut pro. i was advised to use pro res and have narrowed my options to two : * apple pro res 422 1440 1080 25p (field dominance : none) or * ap
Re: apple pro res 422
by adam dewhirst 9 years ago
yes i think you've worked this out. thanks for your time adam
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