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Clay Couch

Work hard to make AE / PP / 3D my future all day job, but as of now I am engineer working in Sheetmetal Industry. I troubleshoot CNC equipment relating to punch presses, press brakes, lasers (c02&fiber optic), automation of these units as well as te... [more]
Member Since:
June 21st 2011
94 Posts
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ATLANTA GEORGIA
Difficult fog/mist compositing
by Stuart Samuels 6 years ago
Hi. I'm working on a short film and have been asked to add some mist to a number of shots. The majority are relatively easy but I'm struggling with this one... Fog Mist Could anyone suggest a way to m
Re: Difficult fog/mist compositing
by Clay Couch 6 years ago
Go to 12:39 in the video and see if this is what your looking for. He does this really simple, which I assume is what your looking for. You could thicken it up a bit and probably get what your looking
Final Cut Pro X native footage
by Clay Couch 6 years ago
Hello Everyone, After the recent cloud announcements everyone has been discussing, I am looking to possibly re purchase X. I wanted to know if they changed it to where editing native footage is standa
Re: Final Cut Pro X native footage
by Clay Couch 6 years ago
Well I suppose it was the lag that bothered me. I am usually able to deal with things like that with no problems but for whatever reason I was anal about it. I think it probably was due to the fact ev
Hello, I would like to know what camera this is in video.
by Clay Couch 7 years ago
This is a link to a behind the scenes clip from Carrie underswood's new video. If you go to 1:47 in the video, it is the best shot of the camera. Was very impressed with the shots and was wondering if
Re: Hello, I would like to know what camera this is in video.
by Todd Terry 7 years ago
Yeah, no question about it... Alexa. Love those big Briese HMIs, too. T2 __________________________________ Todd Terry Creative Director Fantastic Plastic Entertainment, Inc. fantasticplastic.com
where are the US users with the Blackmagic Camerea?
by Thomas Frank 7 years ago
Hello hello, I am guessing Blackmagic favours Europeans (which the material did not impress me at all) since I haven't seen a individual from the US with any information or material. Like to see somet
Re: where are the US users with the Blackmagic Camerea?
by Clay Couch 7 years ago
Marco, First off, I love reading your reviews as they are as detailed and written very well. Kudos! I want to know how the low light performance is, compared to 5D mkIII or II and have you tried the T
There should be some action here today - Element 3D releases!
by Joseph W. Bourke 7 years ago
I've been waiting for this puppy for it seems like a year (maybe it has been a year! This afternoon it drops, with not only 3D capability within AE, but a library of 3D models available for a fraction
Re: There should be some action here today - Element 3D releases!
by Clay Couch 7 years ago
Joseph, I like you have been awaiting this product ever since it was announced. The possibilities with this plugin for the little guy and the muti-million dollar studios are endless. Not to mention th
You've hit one out of the park with Element 3D - now a few questions
by Joseph W. Bourke 7 years ago
Nice work! Great interface, logical layout, nice format import capabilities. My questions are thus: With the .obj files, many of my files have the associated .mtl file with them, the text file which c
Re: You've hit one out of the park with Element 3D - now a few questions
by Clay Couch 7 years ago
I totally agree. This is the best plugin I have ever seen for AE. Andrew's team is one talented bunch. I am buying :). Buddy C
The test I think everyone is looking for, I know I am.
by Clay Couch 7 years ago
Forgive me if this has been posted, but wanted to let people who haven't seen it know about it. http: www.marketwatch.com story zacuto-announces-release-of-revenge-of-great-camera-shootout-2012-04-10
Light field videography!
by Clay Couch 7 years ago
Most of you have probably seen the light field camera that came out recently. This is the first time that I heard it mentioned as a possibility for video! Would be amazing to film and never worry abou
Re: Light field videography!
by Clay Couch 7 years ago
I will have to check that out then :). The possibilities are amazing there is no doubt about it. It is really fun to live in the times that we do, as I think the most exciting thing to come from my gr
Creating a Downloadable Movie file for the Internet
by Julio Thillet 7 years ago
Hi Guys, here is what I would like to do. I bet it is not that simple ^_^ I am currently in Post for my Film, it is a 40 minute film, shot on Canon 7D full HD 1980, 24 p yada-yada I am editing with Pr
Re: Creating a Downloadable Movie file for the Internet
by Clay Couch 7 years ago
I would suggest vimeo link from your site. The reason is there are sites that allow you to plug in vimeo or youtube address and download the file in different formats. However I am sure quality will s
Thunderbolt port on BMD Cinema Camera
by Nigel Thompson 7 years ago
Does the thunderbolt port on the camera support video output or is the port just for data transfer ie. files from SSD to Raid storage for editing or whatever Nigel High End, Production & Post Producti
Re: Thunderbolt port on BMD Cinema Camera
by Clay Couch 7 years ago
Hey this is from specs, I hope this helps :). SDI Video Output 1 x 10-bit HD-SDI 4:2:2 with choice of Film or Video Dynamic Range Analog Audio Input 2 x 1 4 jacks for professional balanced analog audi
Final Cut Pro X wins PC Magazine's 'Editor's Choice'
by shawn Bockoven 8 years ago
Final Cut Pro X wins PC Magazine's 'Editor's Choice' Read more: http: www.macnn.com articles 12 02 08 third.free.update.fulfills.programs.promise #ixzz1lnvrfa2d Don't kill the messenger.
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Re: Final Cut Pro X wins PC Magazine's 'Editor's Choice'
by Scott Sheriff 8 years ago
shawn Bockoven "Don't kill the messenger." I don't want to do that, but I have to say consider the source. PC Magazine isn't exactly my 'go to' source for information on professional editing apps. Sc
Bridge preview frame for video asset.
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
First off, I apologize if there is an Adobe Bridge forum. I didn't see one, so thought I would post my question here, as I am browsing Bridge from Premiere Pro anyway. Does anyone know if there is a w
C300 @ showcase today.
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
Canon reps were in house @ showcase Atlanta today. I must say wow! I was impressed by what I saw, however whether or not it lives up to the hype remains to be seen. I won't rehash its features as they
Re: C300 @ showcase today.
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
Hello Todd, I am sorry you missed the chance as well, as it was a great opportunity to mingle with the Canon reps. It was a mad house as people were coming in the door, moving straight to the video se
FCPx thoughts...
by Sean Davison 8 years ago
I've had a chance to have a play and there are loads of things that need sorting out with this software but here's a thought.... Is it just possible that Apple are putting FCP out there as a basic cor
Re: FCPx thoughts...
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
Tangier, Very well said! Although I went Adobe for the time being, I will keep an eye on what Apple does with FCP X. Buddy Couch
Risk and failure
by Mike Parfit 8 years ago
It's always bothered me that we -- humans in general -- have a hard time accepting that stunning creative risks, which are so highly praised when they succeed, are inevitably accompanied by occasions
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Re: Risk and failure
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
james carey "and that's exactly what may happen. Both Adobe and Avid recognize this opportunity to increase their market share and are already reacting to it. If Apple loses enough of it share, and I
Adobe offer for FCP and Avid users
by Dennis Radeke 8 years ago
Hey all, Keeping it short and sweet - no sales pitch - just information. I put a blog article up that briefly discusses an Adobe offer now available to Apple and Avid users. Gives you all of the neces
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Pete Appleby liked this 8 years ago
Re: Adobe offer for FCP and Avid users
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
Simon Ubsdell "Or are you planning on discontinuing it next week without letting anybody know in advance " My sprite went down into my lungs just now when I read that. That was classic :). I was disc
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Hey, look - they made it for this guy!!!!!!
by Simon Ubsdell 8 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=4XhhopSBX5c&feature=related ... and he lurves it. Just watch him drive that baby! Nice bedroom, man! ;-) Simon Ubsdell Director Editor Writer www.tokyo-uk.com
Re: Hey, look - they made it for this guy!!!!!!
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
I think we know the answer to that nose question.
So I installed the Premiere demo on my Macbook Pro...
by Nick Toth 8 years ago
... after a relatively long download and install process, it froze, crashed with a very cryptic Windows looking error message and my laptop would not run properly the next day... At least the one time
Re: So I installed the Premiere demo on my Macbook Pro...
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
Well I am not here to flame you, but there is something else wrong. I also have a Mbp and have never had any issues with Adobe products in master collection, which includes them all except Lightroom a
Which lens for video canon 550d
by Suley Suleman 8 years ago
Ok, im getting the base on its own and now need to get some lens for video. Ive been looking around trying to learn and see what are good lens, ive worked out the DSLR does not have image stabalisatio
Re: Which lens for video canon 550d
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
My partner uses the 50mm 1.8 on Nikon and he swears by it, I however use 70-200 sigma 2.8 on 60D. I love that lens, but its not cheap and weighs more than my car almost :). My next lens will be the 28
Canon 550D Post Production?
by Suley Suleman 8 years ago
Ok guys, ive had a week playing with my canon 550d, still got lots to learn but have got the basics on shooting. I shot a clip while i was sat in the room with just some natural lighting coming in fro
Re: Canon 550D Post Production?
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
You need to go into menu and disable movie exposure. This will get you into manual mode for video, then you can press ISO and change :). Buddy
Audio question regarding H4n plus 60D.
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
If anyone could help me with the following techical problem I would be most appreciative. I have looked long and hard at the Zoom H4n for my audio needs. My question is if I bought a Rhode mic and plu
Re: Audio question regarding H4n plus 60D.
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
Brent, This is great news :) I didn't realize they were coming out with one that could do that. The lenses are what give HDSLR cameras their main advantage besides size. Very cool information, thank y
Canon 5D vs. 60D
by lara popyack 8 years ago
Why would you choose one over the other if they both do the same thing Price seems really different.
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Re: Canon 5D vs. 60D
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
If you want to do video, at the moment I give 60D the nod. When 7D and 5D get their upgrades, I will certainly purchase a 5D. The few options that are better are not worth 2,000 in my opinion (for vid
Canon 7D & Rode VideoMic Pro
by Frank Giardina 8 years ago
Hi... Happy Fathers Day for all the Dads. I bought a Rode VideoMic Pro to use with my 7D. I'm not having great results... does anyone have any advise, be it on camera use or post. Thanks!!! Frank Giar
Re: Canon 7D & Rode VideoMic Pro
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
Ya it lacks the XLR inputs, but you can do external mic input. My main issue is growth factor. Its great to have a few of the H1s to sit around a shoot to capture "everything", so that you have it for
7D vs 5D?
by Simona Analte 8 years ago
I can't make a decision between the two... Don't know if I am right about this but 7D has more Depth of field and has a crop sensor unlike 5D who has more shallow DOF but has Full-frame sensor, also h
Re: 7D vs 5D?
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
I was linking this site in another thread about 60D vs 7D and it will get you thinking when you look at this comparison. 60D vs 5D 75 vs 72, 3 points worth 1800 bucks You decide.
It's simple ..
by Declan Smith 8 years ago
Apple are out to make money. Why is it in their interest to have to support video professionals and organisations that make support demands on them It's not. There are only a few video professionals c
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Eric Michael Cap liked this 8 years ago
Re: It's simple ..
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
LOL David..okay okay. We shall see I guess I promise I will come back in 6 months if NOTHING has changed and apologize. I just do not see "nothing" happening. Putting six month schedule in my Blackber
Canon 60D High ISO noise filter
by Pat Harris 8 years ago
Sorry if this has already been posted, I searched and could not find the answer. I know the canon 60D has the option for high ISO noise filtering in the manual camera mode, however, in video mode ther
Re: Canon 60D High ISO noise filter
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
Its the same, they just moved the buttons around some. You are actually shooting movies manually when you set exposure to manual in menu. The menu just needs a software update so that the orange (sett
FCPX is making me consider FCP as my main editor for the first time.
by olof ekbergh 8 years ago
I have tried and used FCP since v1, but I never adapted it. I bought every update and I have used it every once in a while. But never as my main editor. To me it is too slow and clumsy and tries to do
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Re: FCPX is making me consider FCP as my main editor for the first time.
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
Very good read Olof. Thanks for your input.
Why I am angry.
by Aindreas Gallagher 8 years ago
I originally posted this in response to a bit about the magnetic timeline, I'm reposting it in the vague prayerful hope that someone from apple checks the forums and that they will grok the scale of t
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David Lawrence liked this 8 years ago
Re: Why I am angry.
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
LOL @ In this case the bus is going to drive off a cliff. I'll take my chances not being on it. Good one J Hussar! I never thought of it that way :)
MOV (Video: H.264) & Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10
by Bob Amato 8 years ago
I m looking for a small HD camera for documentary use. Recently I have gained interest for DSLR s. I m thinking about buying the Canon EOS 600D. After reading about it, I have found out that it record
Re: MOV (Video: H.264) & Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
Your welcome Bob. Glad I could help. Buddy C
What's that smoky smell? Just the FCP-X forum.
by Mark Suszko 8 years ago
Don't go into the FCP-X forum today, seriously: it's Bartertown in there.... Seriously, it is so good that that FCP-x is in it's own forum and not in the regular FCP forums. This is going to take a lo
Re: What's that smoky smell? Just the FCP-X forum.
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
I made a huge mistake in trying to define what I thought to be Apples vision with X in that forum. The day it came out mind you. I needed a kevlar body suit, not just a helmet. Whats so funny is, it w
FCPX Managers answer questions.
by Devin Crane 8 years ago
http: pogue.blogs.nytimes.com 2011 06 23 professional-video-editors-weigh-in-on-final-cut-pro-x
Re: FCPX Managers answer questions.
by Clay Couch 8 years ago
Yep, very encouraging. Pretty much the direction I thought they were headed. Lots of info in there that was new to me, glad I checked it out.
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