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dallas kruse

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December 29th 2012
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Los Angeles
Music Video...4k or 1080?
by dallas kruse 2 years ago
I just purchased a Sony a7s ii. I've rented some good Zeiss and Sony lenses. I've been shooting my nieces to test my camera and my rental lenses before my music video shoot tomorrow. Been messing arou
Re: Music Video...4k or 1080?
by dallas kruse 2 years ago
Was just wondering if its bad practice to shoot some scenes in 1080 and then others in 4k. The 4k scenes would be performance shots of the artist. The 1080 are the storyline scenes. Music Producer dab
Sony a7sii files ... need to convert to ProRes for FCPX?
by dallas kruse 2 years ago
I just gave up my 5D for a Sony a7sii. The files are AVC (Standard Sony) .mp4 files. What i used to do with my Canon was copy the footage onto my work drive, then convert with Apple Compressor to Appl
Re: Sony a7sii files ... need to convert to ProRes for FCPX?
by dallas kruse 2 years ago
I have to admit, I'm a noob...especially to Sony files. Here's a screenshot of the Quicktime info for the format. I dragged my footage from my Video Drive into FCPX using Proxy. Seems to be no issues.
Question about RAM and AECC 2017
by dallas kruse 2 years ago
I'm on a Mac Pro with 24 GB of ram. I just upgraded to El Capitan. And am using AE CC17. I also updated my iStat menus. IN Yosemite the iStat menu shows my RAM filling up fairly quickly and I often Pu
CC 2014 crashing on Yosemite
by dallas kruse 2 years ago
This is a new problem. I open AE and it crashes right as the composition windows open. Posted below is the crash report. Can anyone help Process: After Effects 801 Path: Applications Adobe After Effec
Re: CC 2014 crashing on Yosemite
by dallas kruse 2 years ago
I'll try to update. This version works on my Laptop as well (same OS). When i open, I'm opening from the Applications folder... directly into AE (not from a project file) Music Producer dabbling in Vi
Tony Scott hand crank effect in FCPX
by dallas kruse 2 years ago
I'm looking to add some effects like Tony Scott uses in Man On Fire https: www.youtube.com watch v=NR8S8YeGD50 Does anyone know of a good FCPX plugs to make this easy in case I want to use a lot of th
Re: Tony Scott hand crank effect in FCPX
by Craig Seeman 2 years ago
Maybe Boris Continuum or Red Giant Universe
Lighting For Large Green Screen inside small studio
by dallas kruse 2 years ago
I'm a hobbyist. I have a Canon 5D Mark III. I have a couple q's about my green screen. I have a standard Green Screen muslin sheet (10x20). I have an odd shaped studio. Tall ceilings, which are great,
Re: Lighting For Large Green Screen inside small studio
by dallas kruse 2 years ago
Good points. As you can see in the frame shots in my first post, there's quite a bit of "wasted" sides in the frame but the actor was performing to a song so I needed to pull back my camera to make ro
How to film 1 person twice in the same scene...
by dallas kruse 3 years ago
I have this idea for a music video where the actor is 2 characters. Its been done so much but I'm not sure how to pull it off. In the attached scene mock-up, I'd like to film the scene twice. Once wit
Re: How to film 1 person twice in the same scene...
by dallas kruse 3 years ago
All of these are great points and are helping a lot. The body double idea ... great idea but I'm afraid we don't have the manpower to do so. But its something to keep in mind. If difference matte is t
Calibrating TV monitor for live preview with Canon DSLR
by dallas kruse 3 years ago
I'm using a Canon t4i and monitoring my video shoots live with a LCD screen via HDMI out. I'm not sure I trust the coloring of the LCD monitor. The cameras' LCD screen's coloring looks different than
Re: Calibrating TV monitor for live preview with Canon DSLR
by dallas kruse 3 years ago
@GaryHuff Thats a good point. I typically use just the "Neutral" settings on the T4i but white balancing is something I should learn. Skin tones look yellow on my TV monitor when I'm shooting and I am
Green Screen Reflection Off Model Car
by dallas kruse 3 years ago
I'm shooting a plastic car for a fun tongue-in-cheek music video. I'm going to badly composite the actors in the car flying over the city. Problem is, the green screen backdrop is reflecting off the c
Re: Green Screen Reflection Off Model Car
by dallas kruse 3 years ago
After some working the frame ... I found that a black piece of cloth above the green screen and on the sides helped tremendously. I truly didn't need the green screen if I were taking a still but in t
Can't get LUT Buddy to show up in FCP 7
by dallas kruse 4 years ago
I have installed the latest version of LUT Buddy along with my other Red Giant software. I can see all the other Red Giant Magic Bullet in FCP 7 but LUT Buddy is no where to be found. Any thoughts on
Calibrating Field Monitors with T3i
by dallas kruse 4 years ago
I'm new to all this. I love doing it but need some help. I bought a 7inch monitor to help while filming. (http: www.amazon.com gp product B00C16YCNM ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00 ie=UTF8&psc=1). I was
Re: Calibrating Field Monitors with T3i
by Warren Eig 4 years ago
I don't use a T3i, I shoot with a 5D, but I would treat the two the same. If I use MagicLantern (shoots 14 bit RAW), I use the external monitor for framing and confidence, because it is RAW I color co
Final Cut Pro and Video Hard Drive/RAID
by dallas kruse 4 years ago
I am using a Mac Pro (circa 2012) with Final Cut Pro 7. I am currently using an internal SATA drive to edit single camera video. I am shooting multi-camera stuff and creating MultiClips and this drive
Re: Final Cut Pro and Video Hard Drive/RAID
by dallas kruse 4 years ago
Since I don't have Thunderbolt on my Mac Pro, would it be possible to get a Thunderbolt PCI card and run a Thunderbolt RAID for faster speeds than an eSATA RAID I'm not TOO familiar with PCI speeds, s
Black bars moving up...camera broken?
by dallas kruse 4 years ago
I let someone borrow my Canon T3i yesterday and I went to do test shots today and saw that I had black slow moving bars. Ive never seen this. I have a shoot on Wednesday and need to figure this out. A
Re: Black bars moving up...camera broken?
by dallas kruse 4 years ago
Ryan thanks so much. The camera was used the day before outside and when I turned it on inside, the settings I'm sure were causing the rolling shutter. Learned something new today. Thanks for the repl
FCP user thinking of switching ... ProRes? or straight from Camera?
by dallas kruse 5 years ago
I'm in the trial for Premiere and am loving the workflow since it's so close to After Effects. I've been using AE for a little bit of time now and am getting used to it while doing some post work. I'm
Re: FCP user thinking of switching ... ProRes? or straight from Camera?
by dallas kruse 5 years ago
Ah yes. I was under "Mavericks". thank you Music Producer dabbling in Video. FCP 7. Adobe CS6. Canon T3i.
Best storage setup for video editing
by Tom Grant 6 years ago
Dear all, I am a novice with video editing but we are currently starting a weekly local tv broadcast and I'm interested in people's opinions on the best storage solution for such an endeavor. Our curr
Re: Best storage setup for video editing
by Tom Grant 6 years ago
Was my question really that bad to warrant such a tactless response I tend to not use forums simply because I find that enough research reveals that other people have already answered the question. I'
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MultiClip stuttering on Internal SATA Drive
by dallas kruse 5 years ago
I'm editing a 4 camera shoot. All the footage is ProRes 422. There's 4 camera angles and I've made a multi clip via In Points. I can't get any more playback other than about a second before it stutter
Re: MultiClip stuttering on Internal SATA Drive
by dallas kruse 5 years ago
thats what I was afraid of. can you recommend a good RAID system configuration for a hobbyist Or will a good TBolt drive suffice Music Producer dabbling in Video. FCP 7. Adobe CS6. Canon T3i.
Getting a more steady shot
by dallas kruse 5 years ago
I'm newer to the field of filming and production in the video world... I have a Canon T3i and in production for a music video. I have a lot of exterior shots where I'm tracking with the actor who's wa
Re: Getting a more steady shot
by dallas kruse 5 years ago
Bill... great advice. I'm currently in a project and gonna finish in 7. I filmed 1 song live in my recording studio and thought it might be good to practice on X since there's no real deadline. Needle
Sky Replacement in FCP or AE?
by dallas kruse 5 years ago
I shot a music video and the exteriors were on a crummy day. I have REAL CLOUDS that I'd like to replace the sky with. My question is, how would one go about doing this I know theres a lot of ways to
Re: Sky Replacement in FCP or AE?
by dallas kruse 5 years ago
Here's part of what I'm talking about ... Field Clip Music Producer dabbling in Video. FCP 7. CS3, 5. AE. Canon T3i.
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