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stig olsen

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February 22nd 2011
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Add glow on metal and letters
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Hi, I heavily relied on plugins to do shine glow effects triking through letters and on metal surfaces, products etc, but I don't have them available anymore. How do you create the same effects with w
Re: Add glow on metal and letters
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Yes, the light sweep is one way.
Adobe Production Premium CS5 Installation
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Hi, I just downloaded the Production Premium CS5 Installation which I bought some years ago, and I'm trying to install it on my new PC laptop. When entering the license number, and it's finished insta
Re: Adobe Production Premium CS5 Installation
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Michael Szalapski "I don't know what paper you are talking about. " http: www.microsoft.com en-us windows compatibility CompatCenter ProductDetailsViewer Name=Adobe%20Creative%20Suite%20CS5%20Product
After Effects CC 2014 Monitor Output
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Hi, I just downloaded AE CC 2014 and cant output to monitor. I can see that the video preview options are changed, but my only video device options popping up is "adobe DV", "monitor 1" & "monitor 2".
Re: After Effects CC 2014 Monitor Output
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Thanks. I reinstalled the drivers and it worked. But, the audio will not play through my decklink card as earlier. Its just the internal speakers that's available. Any thoughts Stig
Light trails
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Hi, I got a sequence of clips with cables and pipes. And I need to find a way to illustrate that there are energy flowing through the cables and pipes. Do you have any good idea of how to illustrate t
Re: Light trails
by Michael Szalapski 4 years ago
There are dozens of ways to do light trails. Try the Vegas effect or Stroke and then add some Glow. - The Great Szalam (The 'Great' stands for 'Not So Great, in fact, Extremely Humble') No trees were
Copy/Paste Problem
by stig olsen 4 years ago
When copy pasting layers from one project to another, the layers get unusable saying "original source deleted". Why is this the source is not deleted and works perfectly fine in the original project.
Re: Copy/Paste Problem
by John Cuevas 4 years ago
It's because the layer is linking to an asset in a different project. Doesn't matter that the source file is in the same spot on your hard drive, AE needs layer source to be in the same project. Johnn
How do I update AE CC?
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Hi, I went to the help menu updates, choose "adobe after effects cc", updated, but Im still on version 12.2.1.5. How do I fix this When running the application manager again, AE is no longer listed. S
Re: How do I update AE CC?
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Thanx! How do I change the interface to a lighter grey as previous versions Stig
Scene cut detection, deleted clip
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Hi, I did a scene cut detection split of a a file and applied the color corrections. Now the file got lost (deleted from the HD). How would you deal with this Can I export a new file, and have Resolve
Re: Scene cut detection, deleted clip
by Joseph Owens 4 years ago
Sascha Haber "I tend to save out an EDL and apply that to a source file, i never use Clip to mediapool as this kills the option to fade from one grading to another. " That would seem to be the wiser
Blown out material from BMD 2.5 K camera
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Hi, When loading material from the BMD 2.5K camera shot in raw into Resolve, the files are totally blown out. They are easy to recover by pulling down the gain control, but I find this strange. The DO
Re: Blown out material from BMD 2.5 K camera
by stig olsen 4 years ago
Thanks, it was a scaling issue.
Attic files
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Hi, Is it possible to retrieve old "saved" project files from the same session same day Like Avid attic files. Stig
Re: Attic files
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Perfect, I will have a look at it. Thanks.
Sample plot, strange behavior
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Hi, I suddenly realized that my sample plot on the timeline, didnt match the audio coming out of the speaker. Its a totally dismatch. Its waveform where it is is no sound, and no waveform where it is
Re: Sample plot, strange behavior
by Michael Phillips 5 years ago
The waveform cache may need to be deleted and redrawn as there have been some issues reported with certain versions of the application. Not in front of a system right now to tell you where they are ex
Moving to Premiere
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Hi, After 10 years as an Avid editor on numerous of TV shows and commercials, Im finally thinking of making a transition to Premiere. Basically because of what I find as seriously bad software develop
Re: Moving to Premiere
by Oliver Peters 5 years ago
Kannan Raghavan " It plays well with my BlackMagic I O" Just bear in mind that BMD I Os do not work with SpeedGrade yet. While this may not be an issue in your workflow, it's something to be mindful
Render speed changes
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Hi, I have some speed changes applied to some of the Avid clips. They are recognized by the EDL and the changes do apply on the Davinci timeline. Can I control how the speed changes do render Like flu
Re: nder speed changes
by Andi Winter 5 years ago
look at the properties of the clip in the edit room and change the desired method!
Framerate
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Hi, I have a bunch of clips that is shot in 50fps. These need to be converted to 30fps. Is it possible to do that from the bin I rather not put them all down on the timeline first. And, what is the %
Re: Framerate
by stig olsen 5 years ago
I cant have this spreadsheet to work. Can you please help me with the %, as I want the material shot in 50fps be 30fps in a 25p project. Stig
Ctrl+.
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Hi, Why is it that Avid cant perform the desired function typing Ctrl+. when exporting a clip It waits until the export is finished before it cancel the export. Stig
Re: Ctrl+.
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Thanks!
Red Rocket
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Hi, Has the technology of the latest versions of DaVinci evolved so much that it no longer is any point of using the Red Rocket card Its takin up space in my PC, and I still work with RED material eve
Re: d Rocket
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Hi. I have one. I just want to know if I can free some space and get rid of it. I dont know if I have the original one or not. Stig
Avid hang
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Hi, I do work on a HP820 windows, and when working in Avid it hang if I; 1. get a mail pop up, or any other pop up in front of the avid screen. 2. Opening up other programs like firefox from the tool
Re: Avid hang
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Anyone
GPU problem, Davinci 10
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Hi, After upgrading to the latest version of Davinci, the software dont recognize my graphics cards anymore. GTX 690 +4000. They are not put in the Cubix expander and have worked with all the prior so
Re: GPU problem, Davinci 10
by Jan Pfitzner 5 years ago
What OS X version are you using Some Nvidia cards (GTX Titan) stopped working in 10.9 when used in a Cubix expander.
Driver Conflict with AVID MC
by david grantham 5 years ago
Resolve Lite asks for a driver for my Quadro 2000 which, when installed, causes Media Composer to ask for a different driver. MC then asks for one which causes the same behaviour from Resolve Lite. I
Re: Driver Conflict with AVID MC
by stig olsen 5 years ago
Let Juan use his money on new machines everytime he runs into a problem. I suggest you Modify the QualifiedGpuBoards.txt file in Avid, by opening it in texteditor notepad and change driver number next
Color Shift, Adobe Media Encoder
by stig olsen 6 years ago
Hi, I work on a black & white commercial and discovered something strange when exporting from Adobe Media Encoder. The source is MXF (same as source from Avid) and output is set to h.264. When switchi
Re: Color Shift, Adobe Media Encoder
by Argyl Dickson 5 years ago
I am getting a really serious color shift in Adobe Media Encoder as well. I am not sure how to handle it. I can go between FCPX and AE with no problem but when I try to export a final rendered file ou
Clone stamp tool target size
by stig olsen 6 years ago
Hi, I want to clone a part from a large picture and add that part to a smaller picture. Im looking for a way to resize down my taget size (make the cloned part that I already have selected smaller) to
Re: Clone stamp tool target size
by Pablo Gentile 6 years ago
In fact, it's a lot easier than the previous suggestions :-) Open the Clone Source panel (under the Window menu). There you have a lot of option to tune cloning stamp tool, and between there are two p
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The reason we are NOT buying a full DaVinci control surface is...
by Robert Ruffo 6 years ago
How bad the HSL keyer is. In prosumer Colorista, a clean key is fast and easy. In Davinci it often borders on impossible, or is just plain impossible. In fact, of all the color grading tools - and I'v
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Re: The reason we are NOT buying a full DaVinci control surface is...
by Joseph Owens 6 years ago
And its not even Tuesday, TIGers. jPo "I always pass on free advice -- its never of any use to me" Oscar Wilde.
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Creamy skin tones
by stig olsen 7 years ago
Hi! What is your best approach to achieving a creamy (pale) skin tone Stig
Re: Creamy skin tones
by Sascha Haber 7 years ago
Its mostly overdone in commercials... And whenever we had to do it we are using Flame or Nuke. Plugins that could analyse differences in gradients through optical flow and constant contrast change. I
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DaVinci Resolve 9.0.4 released
by Peter Chamberlain 7 years ago
Hello all, we have just posted on the BMD support site, http: www.blackmagicdesign.com support , DaVinci Resolve 9.0.4 for Mac, Windows and Linux. There are also Resolve Lite for Mac and Windows relea
Re: DaVinci Resolve 9.0.4 released
by Joseph Owens 7 years ago
akim behoud "Nothing was fixed (((((" No, it was a stability update, and you are correct, none of your requests to convert Resolve into PhotoShop were implemented. jPo "I always pass on free advice -
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Dark screen
by stig olsen 7 years ago
Hi, I have a calibrated computer screen, but the screen is darker than it should be. Compared to other Macs with the same screen. I did run the internal calibrating software and the gamma is set to 2.
Re: Dark screen
by Kevin Hunt 7 years ago
Hi Stig, How were the other screens calibrated Thanks, Kevin
Control the dark parts
by stig olsen 7 years ago
Hi, I have noticed that in a lot of movies, the colorists keep the darkest parts completely black while the area between shadows and gamma are colored. Like teal cyan in the Transformers case. Im havi
Re: Control the dark parts
by Sascha Haber 7 years ago
I found that too.. You either need to use old fashion lift, use a curve or other isolators. The only thing I use on the Log tools is the Contrast slider :) By the way, I wonder if those controls will
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Batch Unlink
by stig olsen 7 years ago
Hi, I have tried to read about this in the manual, but cant see how to control this. I have a 3 min short on the timeline. Some clips seem to be linked as default. 1. What if I need to loosen unlink o
Re: Batch Unlink
by Paul Provost 7 years ago
remote: all the clips from the same source media are adjusted at the same time (you adjust one clip and the rest get the same grade.) - this is the default operation of Resolve. new remote version: th
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Anamorphic
by stig olsen 7 years ago
Hi, We shot a commercial with old russian lomo lenses that comes out anamorphic. In Recine we stretched them out (2:1) for offline. When conforming them in Davinci, I can't find a way to do the same.
Re: Anamorphic
by Javier Sanchez 7 years ago
Well is easy then: on the media pool, right clic on the file clip atribute Video pixel aspect ratio try cinemascope (it work for me) if not there is 16mm anamo or 35mm anamo. Regards Javier Sanchez He
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Cyan / high key
by stig olsen 7 years ago
Hi, As we speak of this cyan look that is so popular these days... Do you have some good recommendations on how to apply cyan to achieve this look other ways than just adding cyan in the shadows You h
Re: Cyan / high key
by Sascha Haber 7 years ago
A great test is to try and make a neutral grade out of it. While reverse engineering you will see many things that are not visible at first. For example, I guess there is some green lifting applied, l
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Normal / Full Range
by stig olsen 7 years ago
Hi, Some more talk about this... I have always worked normal range, exporting mxf to Avid, and mastered in Smoke Flame for TV. When I took my (TV-commercial) normal range file to another post producti
Re: Normal / Full Range
by stig olsen 7 years ago
Gabriele, Its been a long time since I stopped listen to all that nonsense you are serving on this forum. There are enough of well skilled technicians here that is more than willing to share their exp
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709 scale RGB for web
by stig olsen 7 years ago
Hi, Maybe a bit out of topic, but I guess this affect us all in some way. I mainly keep the material 709 all the way through Avid, compositing software and grading before delivery for both TV and web.
Re: 709 scale RGB for web
by John Michaels 7 years ago
Coming out from Avid, I output to Quicktime as RGB which scales to full range, then convert to h264, webm, etc from there to produce output very similar to my reference monitor. It is true that many o
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Replacing clip
by stig olsen 8 years ago
Hi, Im working with a RED 4,5 K project. I need to replace one of the files with a VFX-shot (DPX). Lets say the DPX is without timecode and without correct name. Just an easy replacement. I know it wa
Re: Replacing clip
by Margus Voll 8 years ago
I'd say you have to get a ton of ice cream from vfx fellows. -- Margus http: iconstudios.eu
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Legal values
by stig olsen 8 years ago
Hi, I have read a lot on the forum but I need the correct information. If I click the normally scaled video button, this gives me monitor output that are legalized (64-960). But, this is for me useles
Re: Legal values
by Jan Martens 8 years ago
The green lines are good for scoping your manually adjusted legal videosignal. If you want an automatic legalizer, you can use one of the output LUTs from the configuration page. The output LUT will b
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