Gregory Lindsey: Activity About Images
Gregory Lindsey

Member Since:
March 5th 2007
50 Posts
Location:
Los Angeles
Fixing "unterminated string constant" error when parenting clone stamp to tracker
by Gregory Lindsey 6 months ago
I am using the clone stamp in combination with tracking data applied to a null object in order to remove objects without using the photoshop method. This method is much better when there are lighting
Re: Fixing "unterminated string constant" error when parenting clone stamp to tracker
by Gregory Lindsey 6 months ago
Thank you Dan. I thought that might be the issue but I checked and the layer is renamed properly. The same thing is happening across several compositions. After trying some different code: deltaX = 16
Copied library and proxies to another drive, scrubbing works but playback is broken
by Gregory Lindsey 7 months ago
I copied proxies to an external drive and updated the aliases within the FCP X package. I also copied over the library to another disk. Since there no longer appears to be any way to migrate libraries
Re: Copied library and proxies to another drive, scrubbing works but playback is broken
by Gregory Lindsey 7 months ago
This fixed it: http: www.michaelkummer.com 2014 05 02 final-cut-pro-x-playbackspacebar-not-working I had been using FCP X with a second monitor and reverting to the original layout restored playback a
transitions over still images render wrong
by Gregory Lindsey 4 years ago
The audio slideshow I'm making has still images that don't fill the full HD frame, and I'm cropping them. I added fade transitions between each image, then I created a compound clip of all the images
Re: transitions over still images render wrong
by Russ Haskell 4 years ago
That shouldn't be the case with or without a Compound. Perhaps something odd is going on during the scaling. Grab a handful of stills and edit to the timeline Select all and in the Inspector change Fi
transition under titles.... best practice?
by Gregory Lindsey 4 years ago
The piece I'm editing has a doctor introduce himself (talking head style) while a title appears below. He then says "um" and swallows then continues with some good material. I edited out the stutter a
Re: transition under titles.... best practice?
by Gregory Lindsey 4 years ago
Interesting. Got any examples to watch
still images on secondary storyline need black bars
by Gregory Lindsey 5 years ago
This seems very simple, but I need help finding how to get FCP X to do what I want. On my primary storyline is an interview. When I add a still image that doesn't fill the frame to the secondary story
Re: still images on secondary storyline need black bars
by Andy Neil 5 years ago
Add a connected clip of black that's the same length of your image and sits right below it, but above the primary storyline. Andy http: www.timesavertutorials.com
duplicating event proxy media, not original media to portable external drive
by Gregory Lindsey 5 years ago
I was wondering if anybody could offer a suggestion. I've got a terabyte of media which has been transcoded to ProRes 422 Proxy files within FCPX. I want to work on this while I'm on the road but when
Re: duplicating event proxy media, not original media to portable external drive
by Jeremy Garchow 5 years ago
Perfect, Tony! Thanks for filling in the blanks.
FCX - chapter markers not on blu ray disc?
by Brian Houle 5 years ago
Hi folks, Wow oh wow! :) I burned my 1st blu ray for a client and omg, does it look stunning! But the chapter markers aren't there. Here was my workflow. After importing from SD card and camcorder fla
Re: FCX - chapter markers not on blu ray disc?
by Gregory Lindsey 5 years ago
awesome app! just made my life a little easier, thanks. Now I have chapter markers on my DVDs from FCP X, despite Apple.
First time working on huge project
by Gregory Lindsey 5 years ago
This forum has been really helpful for me. I'm hoping to hear from people's experience about how to approach a current project I'm working on. I went to Southeast Asia with 2 friends who started a non
Re: First time working on huge project
by Gregory Lindsey 5 years ago
I feel encouraged. I've been watching interviews, b roll and audio and marking soundbites and making selects. But I also understand I may need a fresh set of eyes so at some point I'll get someone els
Has FCP X lost Batch Export as well?
by Nick ralph 6 years ago
is there a way to batch export sequences out of fcp x i used to use this all the time in FCP legacy versions, and now I am in the interface I can't find a way of doing it. Surely I don't have to highl
Re: Has FCP X lost Batch Export as well?
by Gregory Lindsey 5 years ago
A workaround is to use Xto7 to export a project XML from FCP X into FCP 7, or even 6 which I'm using, and then use the batch export function from the older version.
remove a static logo
by Gregory Lindsey 6 years ago
I need to remove a logo from a part of the frame that is completely static. Unfortunately I have never used Motion before but I felt like I could learn how to do this because its simple. Next to the l
Re: remove a static logo
by Gregory Lindsey 6 years ago
Thanks Andrew that was really helpful! I followed your instructions and adjusted the brightness to help it blend in better, no need to feather. Thank you! Greg
How is this done?
by Gregory Lindsey 8 years ago
I'm curious how this was done: http: www.gettyimages.com detail 88190583 one80
Re: How is this done?
by Gregory Lindsey 8 years ago
Thats good to know. I would most likely have someone else create it who knows what they're doing in that case.
finding talent on overseas shoots
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
What is a good way to go about finding talent for overseas shoots For example, those shots you see of locals in tourism commercials, how do they find them I imagine there are agencies that do that. I'
resizing height only with Image Processor
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
I have PSDs I want to make jpgs out of but in Image Processor I must specify height AND width. The jpgs are for a horizontally scrolling slidehow, so width does not matter, only the height and so I wa
advice on workflow
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
I have a different workflow than most since I don't render my sequence. I only render and export individual clips from the browser for delivery. For color correcting I have to put the clip in a sequen
Re: advice on workflow
by Steve Eisen 9 years ago
You need to checkout the latest Creative Cow Magazine. You think your workflow is different.Steve Eisen Eisen Video Productions Board of Directors Chicago Final Cut Pro Users Group
Safe broadcast levels between codecs
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
I captured footage in DVCPRO HD and am delivering 150 individual clips in Prores 422 (HQ). Workflow is: capture from P2 card, set in and out points, place on timeline sequence (same settings as clips
Re: Safe broadcast levels between codecs
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
You're right, its better to first fix color before adding the Broadcast Safe filter so everything goes through it in the right order. I'll try out the RGB limiter next time. Thanks.
JPG auto-re-sizing possibilities?
by Summer Simpson 9 years ago
I am trying to find an efficient way to resize a number of JPG screen shots. I have 10 different sizes that I need, and was hoping to not do this manually. Is there a method in Photoshop or another so
Re: JPG auto-re-sizing possibilities?
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
Or you can use a droplet for more control, to which you can add pretty much any function Photoshop will do. Before you create a Droplet, you need to record an action. Close the file, open the actions
how can I trace and edge and get a perfect line?
by Nelson May 9 years ago
I am a pretty good shooter and editor, and am trying hard to learn CS3. I am running out of time. I have a graphic that I lassoed but it has undulating edges. I would like a line to trace around the e
Re: how can I trace and edge and get a perfect line?
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
If I understand you, you want a line with smooth curves around your graphic. Perhaps you could use the stroke style in the Layer Style box. Double click to the right of the layer icon in the layers pa
Equipment insurance
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
I want to insure my equipment, does anybody have any suggestions At the moment I'm not making very much money with it but I am starting to generate income slowly, so I don't know if my use qualifies a
Re: Equipment insurance
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
Thank you everyone for the info. I'm going to call my insurance company and see what they offer and start from there. Greg
adobe software basics for designing a website
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
I'm designing a website from the bottom up for a photography and footage business. I know next to nothing about using adobe's software for this purpose and was wondering if someone could recommend a g
Re: adobe software basics for designing a website
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
Thank you! I will check both of those out. There are some Lynda tutorials included with the software but they don't really cover all the basics. Anyways its something I'll need to spend some time on i
portable cordless lighting solution
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
Can someone give a suggestion for how to light small animals and insects out in the field where there are no outlets available I would need something off camera for recording extreme close ups. One li
Re: portable cordless lighting solution
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
Thanks. What are the advantages or disadvantages of the flood or spotlight options, and the color temperatures It should be able to fully illuminate a small critter very small insect at night enough s
starting a business
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
Hi everybody, I'm in the preliminary stages of starting a business doing stock video and photography. At the moment I'm drafting a business plan and so I was wondering if anyone had advice or experien
Re: starting a business
by Gregory Lindsey 9 years ago
This is all excellent advice. What is the best way to get experience with filmmaking for someone with almost no experience Can I be a run-around on a set just to see how stuff gets done This is someth
exporting clips for submission using 10 bit uncompressed 4:2:2 codec
by Gregory Lindsey 10 years ago
Hi everybody, I'm currently working on a submission for a film stock agency. They recommend using either the Blackjack or AJA 10-bit uncompressed 4:2:2 codec for exporting. I've downloaded what I can
Re: exporting clips for submission using 10 bit uncompressed 4:2:2 codec
by Gregory Lindsey 10 years ago
Thanks Tom. The lines show up because my laptop has a progressive scan monitor If I send it in like that they won't send it back One more question: Using either the apple, blackmagic or aja 4:2:2 code
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