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IRE values on the waveform monitor
by clyde villegas 3 months ago
Hello friends! On the waveform monitor, I know that the y axis is for luminance values and x axis is the representation of the image from left to right. I can spot which on my shot is over exposed or
Re: IRE values on the waveform monitor
by clyde villegas 3 months ago
I think I will have to rely more on zebras and false-color. Do most people now use false-color than waveform monitors on set It's faster. Now I'm using waveform only in post-production because I can i
Recording low to avoid noise
by clyde villegas 6 months ago
We're using a Zoom H5 with a boom mic to record interviews during an exhibit. For conferences, we connect the H5 directly to the venue's mixing board. I hired an audio guy who recorded in -18 telling
Re: Recording low to avoid noise
by clyde villegas 6 months ago
Thanks for the advice Ty. ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Comparing light quality
by clyde villegas 6 months ago
Is it possible to compare quality of lighting fixtures (think CRI) using available tools in Premiere Pro like the vectorscope (or RGB parade ) For a standard basis of comparison, I'm thinking of shoot
Re: Comparing light quality
by clyde villegas 6 months ago
For uniformity between the shots, I'll use the same method for both. I'll balance them in camera (with my GH5) using the back side of the chart (neutral gray). Hmmm.... actually, if the white balance
Output jack and headphone jack interchangeable?
by clyde villegas 7 months ago
Some wireless lapel receivers, especially those for DSLRs, have an output jack and a headphone jack. Are they interchangeable Were they just split from the same source Thanks! ut in omnibus glorificet
Re: Output jack and headphone jack interchangeable?
by clyde villegas 7 months ago
Thanks Eric! Is this related to why the output jack on my receiver is weaker than the HP jack I was tempted to just use the HP jack to connect to my mixer because it's louder but I'm not sure if it's
UHF wireless lav noise floor
by clyde villegas 7 months ago
I have a K&F Concept wireless lav system (2 transmitters; one receiver). Battery life and build quality are good but the noise floor (hiss) is higher than what i want. Do you think the noise floor wil
Re: UHF wireless lav noise floor
by clyde villegas 7 months ago
Thanks Richard! I plugged the mic directly to my Zoom H5. No audio signal at all. Then I plugged it to my GH5 and was only able to record left channel. I spoke to the mic for a few seconds then stoppe
Noob question Re: GH5s and V-Log
by jim galer 9 months ago
I'm researching this camera tha GH5S and have seen a lot about V-Log. My question is regarding exposure. When shooting, do you just expose as you normally would using histogram etc Is there a benefit
Re: Noob question Re: GH5s and V-Log
by jim galer 9 months ago
Kind of confusing reply tbh. I'll try to answer your questions. "You are going to do heavy CC anyways, or you would not shoot Log, are you." I want it for the extra dynamic range, so depends what you
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Exposing for late afternoon or evening shots
by clyde villegas 7 months ago
I'm using a Panasonic GH5 with v-log. I've read that I should not underexpose to prevent noise (actually, I also get noise with any other camera when I shoot underexposed). How do most professionals e
Re: Exposing for late afternoon or evening shots
by clyde villegas 7 months ago
Thanks Chris. God bless! ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
UHF wireless lav noise floor
by clyde villegas 7 months ago
I have a K&F Concept wireless lav system (2 transmitters; one receiver). Battery life and build quality are good but the noise floor (hiss) is higher than what i want. Do you think the noise floor wil
Re: UHF wireless lav noise floor
by Ty Ford 7 months ago
Hello Clyde, Sort of impossible to know. Bad Webmaster Obsolete piece of gear, but inventory still floating around on the Internet You would think an M9 would follow an M8, but that's not always the c
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How did they light the wide shot
by clyde villegas 7 months ago
I'm watching SNL on Youtube and saw this. https: www.youtube.com watch v=mWYcobbgIU0 How did they light the frontal wide shot It looks like each person is lit individually, as putting just one big key
Re: How did they light the wide shot
by clyde villegas 7 months ago
Thanks for sharing these, Todd. ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
JK Mic-J 017
by clyde villegas 7 months ago
I know there is very little chance that any professional here has bought a mic at this low price point. But just by chance, has anyone here at least tried the JK Mic-J 017 If so, what can you say abou
Re: JK Mic-J 017
by clyde villegas 7 months ago
Thanks Richard! The problem is there are not many options here in Manila so we're stuck to purchasing it online without personally doing any test. We're pretty much stuck to watching reviews on Youtub
Low CRI to high CRI look
by clyde villegas 11 months ago
I purchased affordable softbox lights online for interviews (CFL lights inside). Can I "cheat" to make it perform like a high CRI light by increasing contrast in camera Many thanks in advance. God ble
Wireless from a mixer to the camera
by Allen Zagel 11 years ago
Hi Hi Ty. Haven't chatted in a while! Anyway I know about the wireless lavs. I have one. But I'm going to be shooting some music videos for a band and was wondering if I could come out of their mixer
Re: Wireless from a mixer to the camera
by Ty Ford 11 months ago
Clyde, You're in Manila Do you practice Ho'oponopono Now on to other things. Bias Voltage is a 2-5 voltage used to power some electret condenser mics. It is NOT Phantom Power. Phantom Power is for ext
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clyde villegas liked this 11 months ago
Are these lights worthless?
by chris pike 2 years ago
A year ago I started making videos, and I bought these two lights by Fovitec Studio Pro https: www.amazon.com dp B00O9RH38W ref=psdc_3347881_t2_B00GNLO83A They claimed to have a 93 CRI. I now know the
Re: Are these lights worthless?
by clyde villegas 1 year ago
Hi Todd. I'm not an expert in lighting. Can you compensate low CRI by increasing saturation vibrance in post I just ordered a couple of cheap lighting fixtures (for the lowest budgeted projects; I usu
Removing noise in live events
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Please pardon me if this sounds very basic. I'm very new to this. I recently bought a Behringer Xenyx X1204USB desk. I watched some videos on how to "gain stage," and that made me push the gain up to
Re: Removing noise in live events
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Thanks Jim. Yes, it is analog. I thought that analog and digital are equal in terms of noise so I went on and bought an analog desk. My requirements were affordability, portability, and a least 1 pre-
GH5 Hdmi-out down convert feature
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Has anyone used the hdmi-out Down Convert feature on the GH5 I need to send out in resolutions lower than Full HD, like 720p and SD. In the options, I can only see 4K, 1080p, 1080i and auto. Thanks! u
Matching a6500 to the GH5 colors
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
What settings do I have to change to make an a6500 (b cam) match the look colors of my GH5 (a cam) I might use Standard picture profile on my GH5. Thanks! God bless! ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Re: Matching a6500 to the GH5 colors
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Thanks Chris. I might go with the standard neutral profile route. ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
GH5 or C100 Mark II
by Kyle Blackwell 3 years ago
As the title says. The company I work for is going to purchase a new camera this year and was looking at the C100 Mark II. Now with the GH5 specs being released, I'm wondering how they compare and whi
Re: GH5 or C100 Mark II
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Has anyone used the relay recording mode on GH5 I use my GH5 to record long seminars and I had to record without cut. I thought the relay recording mode will automatically spill over the video to the
Where is the checkbox for Setup (7.5 IRE)?
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
I noticed that the checkbox for Setup (7.5 IRE) in CC2015 waveform is missing. Where can I find it Thanks! God bless! ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Broadcast Legal Luminance: Black bars at zero% IRE
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
I created a video for broadcast to 4:3 NTSC TV but my original video was shot in 16:9 so I squeezed the video in to fill 4:3 (letter boxing). Everything in the video is within 7.5 to 100% IRE broadcas
Re: Broadcast Legal Luminance: Black bars at zero% IRE
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Thank you very much, Tom. Yes, it's for analog NTSC. I'm using Premiere CC 2015's waveform monitor. This morning, someone told me that CC 2015's waveform monitor is "digital." He said if it shows 0% I
Reading Waveform on Set
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
How do you locate an object in the waveform monitor I know that the you need to look on the x-axis, but how about its position on the y-axis For instance, if I need to know the IRE of my subject s shi
Re: Reading Waveform on Set
by Vince Becquiot 2 years ago
If you need to isolate an object, you might have to get creative. Have the subject wave his her hand over it for example. Vince Becquiot Indigo Live Kaptis Media San Francisco Bay Area
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Broadcast Legal Chroma: Waveform vs. Vectorscope
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
What do you use to check if your chroma is broadcast legal, waveform (RGB parade) or vectorscope I tried looking at RGB parade and check if everything is between 7.5 to 100 IRE. Am I doing it correctl
Re: Broadcast Legal Chroma: Waveform vs. Vectorscope
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Chris, I tried your preset, and it was incredible! Everything is now within the NTSC safe level squares in my vectorscope with very little effect on the quality of the picture. Incredibly helpful pres
Exposing correctly
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
I m a bit confused on this. In some online tutorials regarding GH5, they recommended exposing an 18% gray card to about 42 IRE. Why not 50 IRE as it s in the middle of the waveform monitor To get corr
Re: Exposing correctly
by Ben Edwards 2 years ago
Personaly I get up the waveform vestor scope but there are no rules, just guidelines. This should give good results unless you have extreme lighting conditions. I am constintly impressed by how well s
Laptop Overheating and Processor Clock Speed
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
I bought an ROG GL553 laptop for streaming in OBS which I also occasionally use for Premiere and After Effects. I bought it because it works with my Blackmagic Intensity Shuttle USB 3.0 (which is very
Re: Laptop Overheating and Processor Clock Speed
by Ryan Viceroy 1 year ago
ROG laptops are infamous for overheating; so are most high-performance laptops. Just, use a cooling pad and bombs away Regards, Ryan
External battery pack for my Panasonic GH5
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
I'd like to use an external battery system (with dummy battery) for my GH5. But the voltage is 7.5V compared to the original battery's 7.2V. Is that safe Thanks! God bless! ut in omnibus glorificetur
confused on log, exposure and final image
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
I'm just starting to learn about exposure and log. I've read that while filming in log, you should already be decided on the final image. Either you over expose or under expose to protect either the s
Re: confused on log, exposure and final image
by Chris Wright 2 years ago
its not so simple. dynamic range is from the luma logarithmic curve that steals bits from blacks or whites to increase dynamic range. that is why 8 bit log doesn't work well because it creates banding
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Color depth vs. Color sub sampling for green screen
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
When chroma keying in post, is it such a big deal if the footage is just 8 bit 422 and not 10 bit 422 I've read before that having a 422 footage is ok, not mentioning color depth. ut in omnibus glorif
Re: Color depth vs. Color sub sampling for green screen
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Thanks everyone for your help! This might be a little off-topic, but which one affects dynamic range: color depth or color sub-sampling How about bit rate, does it have more effect on dynamic range th
GH5's lowest bitrate
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Hello eveyone. What is the lowest bitrate I can go for the GH5 at 1080p 29.97 mode I have one type of project where I need to squeeze in a very long footage to the memory cards. Thanks in advance! ut
Sony A7s ii for long continuous shoots/recording without overheating
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
I'm planning to buy an Sony A7s ii. One of the uses, among many others, will be for live webinars and video conferences, which are usually very long, at about 3 hours. To prevent overheating and recor
Re: Sony A7s ii for long continuous shoots/recording without overheating
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Thanks Gary. I am now confident with the a7s ii. I am originally leaning towards the GH5 because i can also use it for green screen work (10 bit 4:2:2). But to my eyes, the a7s ii looks more filmic an
C100 mark i vs. 70D - uncompressed HDMI out
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Using magic lantern, the 70D can output clean, uncompressed HDMI signal, but in lower resolution (1620x1080). The Canon C100 mark I can also send out uncompressed signal from HDMI. My question is, fro
Re: C100 mark i vs. 70D - uncompressed HDMI out
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
I tried shooting raw before but my 70D stops recording after just a few seconds. It would have been very useful if i can record longer. I think 5D can record longer raw footages. If only there's a wor
GH5 with speedbooster ultra
by clyde villegas 2 years ago
Given that the GH5 is better in low light than it's predecessor (I just read about it) and that the speedbooster can help in low light capability, can the GH5 with Speedbooster Ultra (.71x, EF-S to E-
Hong Kong Timelapse
by clyde villegas 3 years ago
Has anyone here shot time-lapse of streets in Hong Kong We're going there for a vacation next week and while I'm there, I plan to shoot night-to-day and day-to-night timelapses with my 70D. Since one
12 stops of dynamic range on an 8 bit field monitor
by clyde villegas 3 years ago
Can you see the 12 stops of dynamic range on an 8 bit field monitor Thanks! God bless! ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Re: 12 stops of dynamic range on an 8 bit field monitor
by clyde villegas 3 years ago
Thanks Erik! If it is not as discernible, do you think it is pointless for me to shoot high dynamic range when I know that the final video is going to be shown on regular 8-bit televisions I've read s
Blackmagic Production Camera for Video Conference/webinar
by clyde villegas 3 years ago
Someone is selling me his used Production Camera for a very attractive price. I'm planning to use it for video conferences and live webinars. Our basic setup is usually to connect a Panasonic HMC-150
Re: Blackmagic Production Camera for Video Conference/webinar
by clyde villegas 3 years ago
Thank you very much, Erik. We use just a few lights because that's what the organizers want. But since we can get by with the HMC-150 (which I think is not good in low light), I think we can also get
Broadcast Monitor recommendations
by clyde villegas 3 years ago
Hi. I am purchasing my first broadcast monitor for color grading and since I'm on a very tight budget, I am torn between two affordable monitors. One has a 1:1 pixel mapping for 1,920x 1,080 but is on
10-bit vs. 1:1 pixel mapping
by clyde villegas 3 years ago
I'm buying my first monitor for color grading. Since I have a small budget for this, I'm torn between two affordable monitors: one does 1:1 pixel mapping but is only 8-bit. The other scales video to 7
HD Video camera as webcam
by clyde villegas 3 years ago
How do you make a video camera with HDMI work as a webcam The platform that we'll be using only accepts webcam. So we would probably need to convert the HDMI to USB to "fool" the system that we're usi
Re: HD Video camera as webcam
by Mike Transon 3 years ago
You could also try to use Raspberry Pi, it's cheap and has many applications, but im not sure about HDMI in though.
Full HD to DVD
by clyde villegas 4 years ago
I have some Full HD footages that looks soft (not focused very well). My final output will be in a DVD. Which workflow will yield the sharper result: a) Put HD footages in a standard def timeline, red
Re: Full HD to DVD
by Steve Brame 4 years ago
We've tried this before, and the results were pretty much identical. I would suggest that you test each with a few seconds of your timeline. Shouldn't take more than a few minutes. Asus P6X58D Premium
Can't change settings on NTSC field order
by clyde villegas 4 years ago
I'm trying to create an NTSC DVD with Encore. I noticed that the setting for field option is dimmed out and cannot be changed from the default lower-field first. I imported a video which is upper-fiel
Re: Can't change settings on NTSC field order
by clyde villegas 4 years ago
Thanks Daniel. But what does "a valid elementary-stream for DVD" mean ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Youtube Preset
by clyde villegas 4 years ago
The Youtube preset is set on progressive, but my source video is upper-field first. Should I change setting on the Youtube preset to upper-field first or ignore and go on with progressive According to
Re: Youtube Preset
by clyde villegas 4 years ago
Thanks Ryan! I tried both and can't see any difference, at least to my eye. And the render time in using the built-in deinterlacing is super fast! Using Magic Bullet Frames, it 40 seconds to render th
Parenting only the x-axis
by clyde villegas 4 years ago
I have a layer with 3D switch enabled. I wanted to pickwhip just the x-axis position to another layer with a slider control. How do I do that Thanks a lot! God bless! ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Re: Parenting only the x-axis
by clyde villegas 4 years ago
Wow! Thanks so much Dan! It worked! God bless you! ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Would like opinion on my spec for PC , plus what graphic card would be best with i7-4790k, 4ghz
by Maria Mae 4 years ago
Would really appreciate help on suitable graphics card for Adobe AFter Effects and Premier Pro. I am looking into customising a PC desktop and am about to get one made with the spec below, but am unsu
Re: Would like opinion on my spec for PC , plus what graphic card would be best with i7-4790k, 4ghz
by clyde villegas 4 years ago
Hi! I've almost the same question. I'm not a very techie person; I'm deciding on whether to continue using my old video card or buy a new one. I bought a new computer with almost the same specs as Mar
Canon 70D: keeping touch-screen on with monitor attached
by clyde villegas 5 years ago
Hi. Is there a way to keep Canon 70D's touch screen on even when an external monitor is attached I'm using the external monitor so both me and the client can see what'a going on in a much bigger scree
Re: Canon 70D: keeping touch-screen on with monitor attached
by clyde villegas 5 years ago
Thanks Kirk! I also downloaded an android app but it only works in photo mode. How aboout yours ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
How did they do this?
by clyde villegas 5 years ago
Found this video today. I wonder how they did this. https: www.facebook.com video.php v=10153133756738307&set=vb.58302598306&type=2&theater ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Re: How did they do this?
by Tero Ahlfors 5 years ago
Well planned shoot, some editing tricks and some CG shots.
Fantastic effects!
by clyde villegas 5 years ago
This is post-production magic, right https: www.facebook.com video.php v=1000916743271567&pnref=story How did they do these: the actor jumping out from the TV screen and onto the table, the "ice bucke
Re: Fantastic effects!
by Michael Szalapski 5 years ago
It's mostly clever cuts in editing with some masks here and there. - The Great Szalam (The 'Great' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble') No trees were harmed in the creation of this me
Magic Lantern for 70D
by clyde villegas 6 years ago
Any news about Magic Lantern for 70D Thanks! God bless! ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Expand number of picture style for 70D
by clyde villegas 6 years ago
Is it possible to save more than 3 userdefined picture styles in the Canon 70D. I can only see 3. Thanks a lot! And happy new year! God bless. ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Re: Expand number of picture style for 70D
by Johnny Wu 6 years ago
I don't you can. Been checking on that as well
28mm f1.8 focusing noise
by clyde villegas 6 years ago
I've read somewhere that the Canon 28mm f1.8 USM is as silent as the 40mm f2.8 STM pancake lens. Is this true I'm going to use the 28mm for video on my Canon 70D and I'm worried about focusing noise b
Re: 28mm f1.8 focusing noise
by clyde villegas 6 years ago
Yes, it does. And it's very good at it. ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
magnetic LCD viewfinder
by clyde villegas 6 years ago
I'm planning to buy a magnetic LCD viewfinder for my 70D to stabilize handheld shots. But I've got a few worries: 1. Will the magnet add noise to my sound as I have a mic cable attached to my camera 2
who makes the treatment and script?
by clyde villegas 7 years ago
In general, who creates the treatment, script, and or storyboard: the advertising agency or the video production company Thanks a lot! ut in omnibus glorificetur Deus
Re: who makes the treatment and script?
by clyde villegas 7 years ago
Thank you very much, Nick! I have this notion that the agency should be the one preparing the "blueprints" (script) and the production company is the "builder" or the one executing it through producti
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