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Karl Soehnlein

Karl Soehnlein is a Madison, Wisconsin based freelance Director of Photography, Photographer, and Editor with more than 17 years of video production experience. He has the skills, resources, and dedication to ensure each project is a success. Karl is... [more]
Member Since:
February 16th 2007
34 Posts
Location:
Wisconsin
Vegas and Canon Cinema 4K footage
by Karl Soehnlein 2 years ago
Hi, Has anyone worked with Canon Cinema 4K footage (specifically from the C300 and C300 MKII) in Vegas before Does Vegas (13 or 14) play well with the XF-AVC footage Does anyone know if Vegas will eve
Apple box question
by Karl Soehnlein 6 years ago
I just bought some new apple boxes that are unfinished. I know that it's common to use them "as is" but what do you recommend using for occasional outdoor use: - Thompson's Water Seal - Polyurethane -
Re: Apple box question
by Karl Soehnlein 6 years ago
Thanks, Todd & Mark. I appreciate it. Karl Soehnlein Reel Wave Media, LLC www.reelwavemedia.com
External monitor question
by Karl Soehnlein 7 years ago
I'm in the process of building a new system specifically to run Vegas Pro 10 11. Ideally, I want a dual monitor set-up plus a separate client monitor. Right now, my build list includes a PNY Quadro 40
Re: External monitor question
by Karl Soehnlein 7 years ago
Thanks, Danny. I plan on using the Intensity card for both capturing and previewing. I think it should do the job well. Best, Karl Soehnlein Reel Wave Media, LLC www.reelwavemedia.com
GY-HD100U - bad tape issue
by Karl Soehnlein 8 years ago
Hi, I'm having an issue playing back footage I shot earlier this week. The entire tape plays back with severe and constant dropouts (both audio and video). - The tape does not play back properly on th
Re: GY-HD100U - bad tape issue
by Karl Soehnlein 8 years ago
Thanks for the reply. I was never able to recover the footage and will be reshooting later this week. From everything I can tell, it was a bad tape. I had the heads on my camera and deck cleaned as a
Professional video associations?
by John Maler 9 years ago
Hi everyone - Do you have any suggestions on professional video associations worth joining for networking and talking business I found the DVPA (digital video professionals assn) and the AVP (assn of
Re: Professional video associations?
by Karl Soehnlein 9 years ago
John, Consider joining MCA-I (Media Communications Association International), especially if you have a local chapter in your area. MCA-I is an organization that offers a variety of benefits to its me
Canon 7D and Sony Vegas
by Joel Mielle 9 years ago
Wow, just bought the 7D and although a fantastic camera, it slows my edit system considerably. In fact it crashes Vegas and After FX. I believe it works better in Final Cut Pro, can anyone shed some l
Re: Canon 7D and Sony Vegas
by Karl Soehnlein 9 years ago
Before importing into Vegas, transcode the footage with CineForm Neo Scene (which uses a lossless AVI codec). You can download a 7-day trial on their website. It's worked great for me. Karl Soehnlein
Issues with Vegas 9 QuickTime renders
by Karl Soehnlein 10 years ago
Whenever I try and encode a QuickTime file (for web use) from the Vegas timeline, the file size doesn't change based on what template I use. In theory, a 256kbps QT file template should render out a f
Re: Issues with Vegas 9 QuickTime renders
by Karl Soehnlein 10 years ago
If that's the case, then it must be something new with Vegas 9. Vegas 7 and 8 don't have this issue at all. I need to encode QT files that are under 10mb in size. Karl Soehnlein Reel Wave Media, LLC
Social Media
by Karl Soehnlein 10 years ago
After a search on the cow, I was surprised to find very little discussion about social media websites. As of today, Myspace.com, Facebook.com and LinkedIn.com are the #2, #5 and #47 most popular websi
Re: Social Media
by Karl Soehnlein 10 years ago
Social media continues to play a huge role in the Madison market, with more professionals joining every day. One of the larger production companies created a pretty substantial Facebook page last mont
Vegas 8 HDV capture problem
by Karl Soehnlein 10 years ago
I need to resolve this issue urgently: I am capturing HDV (720 24p) footage directly from my JVC HD100U camera to Vegas (Win XP) in .m2t format. The original footage is fine (looks and sounds OK on th
Re: Vegas 8 HDV capture problem
by Steve Rhoden 10 years ago
Well you can try using another capture utility to see if things captures correctly. Most times i use WinDV to capture my DV footages and CapDVHS to capture my HD footages..... You don't have to limit
Marketing the stop sign
by Timothy J. Allen 11 years ago
This may have belonged in the Cowmedy forum, but if you work in marketing, you need to see this... Marketing the Stop Sign...
Re: Marketing the stop sign
by Karl Soehnlein 11 years ago
Fantastic! Karl Soehnlein Reel Wave Media
DVD vs. internet for demos
by Scott Davis 11 years ago
Would you prefer receiving an unsolicited demo resume electronically or an actuall DVD and paper resume
Re: OK E-mail vs. cold calling
by Karl Soehnlein 11 years ago
Scott, I've never hired anyone, so take my advice with a grain of salt... First find out who is in charge of hiring at the company. Make sure to contact the right person regardless of your communicati
JVC HD100 mic windscreen
by Karl Soehnlein 11 years ago
Does anyone know what the model number is for the windscreen on the stock microphone for the HD100 (if there even is one) I can't find anything online... Thanks in advance.Karl Soehnlein Reel Wave Med
Re: JVC HD100 mic windscreen
by Ed Dooley 11 years ago
Don't know. But these guys make one for that camera. Scroll down through the codes. Ed http: www.markertek.com ProdList.asp cat=AUDIOEQUIP&subcat=MICACCESSR&prodClass=WNDSCREENS&off=0&mfg=
BR-HD50 letterbox issue
by Karl Soehnlein 11 years ago
I am trying to make a timecode window dub of footage that I shot at 480 24p 16:9. The footage looks fine if viewed on a 16:9 monitor, but is squeezed horizontally on a 4:3 monitor. When I'm making a d
Re: BR-HD50 letterbox issue
by Karl Soehnlein 11 years ago
Direct dub from BR-HD50 to DVD recorder. No software or computers involved. Tried every combination of menu settings imaginable with no luck. Because of time constraints, I ended up dubbing the footag
Traveling to Canada
by Karl Soehnlein 11 years ago
I'm not sure if this is the appropriate thread, but I thought I'd start here. In a few weeks, I will be making my first trip outside the U.S. with my video equipment. I am a freelancer and was hired b
Re: Traveling to Canada
by Eric Temple 11 years ago
Ok... I'm a US producer cameraman and have shot in Canada twice lately. The first time I tried to do everything by the book. Applied for permits at the Canadian embassy, etc. Got the runaround every t
100 screen printed t-shirts - suggestions for vendors?
by Bruce Bennett 11 years ago
I'm not sure if this is appropriate for this forum or not (although it is marketing related). I have a client who wants me to price out 100 screen printed T-shirts - one color on one color shirts, big
Re: 100 screen printed t-shirts - suggestions for vendors?
by Karl Soehnlein 11 years ago
Queensboro is great - I've ordered from them several times. VistaPrint (vistaprint.com) just started getting into the t-shirt business, too. Be sure to check out their promotions (Google: "VistaPrint
Advice needed regarding DVD sales
by Karl Soehnlein 11 years ago
Hi all, I just finalized a deal with a client where I earn a portion of their DVD sales in addition to production costs of the video. My two questions: 1) In the contract, how do I state that I get pa
Re: Advice needed regarding DVD sales
by Mike Smith 11 years ago
Beyond getting the terms right, you might want to think about how you can monitor audit what sales actually are, to make sure both parties receive fair payment. If you can't arrange to handle sales di
Petition to Save a Video Institution
by AccountClosed 11 years ago
Hello All A video industry institution is facing a dire end. Dick Reizner's "Tips to Clip" column is being canceled. Apparently, Videography's management felt it "wasn't cutting edge enough." This mov
Re: Petition to Save a Video Institution
by Karl Soehnlein 11 years ago
Dick's column is one of my favorites - I've clipped out most of his articles since I started reading them in Videography over seven years ago. Thanks for making us aware of this. Karl Soehnlein Reel W
BR-HD50 on-screen display issue
by Karl Soehnlein 11 years ago
My BR-HD50 is connected to two monitors: an HDTV and a SDTV. The HDTV is connected via HDMI; the SDTV is connected via composite (line) out. Both monitors playback video simultaneously without any pro
Re: BR-HD50 on-screen display issue
by Karl Soehnlein 11 years ago
Switching it to "ON2" solved the problem. Of course it had to be an hour after I bought a new component cable...Karl Soehnlein Reel Wave Media
Music For Corporate Video
by TGoodnough 12 years ago
Hey, I am new to the corporate video business. I just got my first project which will be a video to show at trade shows for a firefighting epuipment manufacturer. I have a couple questions... What are
Re: Music For Corporate Video
by Karl Soehnlein 12 years ago
Digital Juice and Smart Sound are both good choices. Look at their websites and see what they have to offer.
Looking for good on camera light
by Michael McSwain 12 years ago
I have a JVC GY HD-100 and I need to find a good on camera light for eng style tradeshow interviews. Any Suggestions How are they powered. XLR Not looking to spend too much but want a good light. Pre
Re: Looking for good on camera light
by Karl Soehnlein 12 years ago
You might want to look at the Anton Bauer Ultralight 2 - that's what I use for my HD100 (it works especially well if you have the AB battery package). Karl, www.reelwavemedia.com
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