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wayne dupuis

Member Since:
October 12th 2005
32 Posts
Location:
Victoria BC Canada
Monitor
by wayne dupuis 9 years ago
I have a question about monitoring that I hope one of you can help me with. I produce shoot edit for the hospitals on Vancouver Island, and we are about to update our offices with newer 12 core macs,
Re: Monitor
by wayne dupuis 9 years ago
Thank you Bob. I appreciate that.
My gripe
by wayne dupuis 9 years ago
I might as well get my two cents in. Yesterday I shot a shorty that I decided I'd give a first try in FCPX; after looking it over for a week. I have to admit to being wary after all that has been said
Re: My gripe
by Hector berrebi 9 years ago
wayne dupuis "background when...blink. round ball and nothing." here is a small test i posted over at the FCPX techniques Forum.. it says nothing about actual work.. but it does say a lot about short
Poor FCP performance on 8-core?
by Navarro Parker 12 years ago
Hey, I was curious to see if my FCP performance is on par with others experiences. I'm rather disappointed by FCS2 performance on my (early 2008) 8-core, 8GB RAM, and several two drive SATA and FW800
Re: Poor FCP performance on 8-core?
by wayne dupuis 10 years ago
Thank you for pointing that out. I am not too certain about the benefits or working in ProRess as I work mostly on corporate video projects that are 10 to 15 minutes in length, and find I don't have t
FCP renders on 12-core MAC
by dolps fernando 10 years ago
Hi guys, I jst got my 12core mac and as I do some test, I notice that I wasn't able to utillize maxed up my processing power as I render my sequences. I notice that the CPU is just running barely at 5
Re: FCP renders on 12-core MAC
by wayne dupuis 10 years ago
Woot: an us and them forum. I'd like to chime in on this. I have Quad Core Dual 2.8 with 10 gigs running FCP etc. My workflow is usually HDV to WMV and served up from my media server and out. This wee
XH-A1 shooting a interview question
by jonathan young 11 years ago
I have a friend who just purchased a XH-A1 he has to shoot a interview this week, and although he has been playing with the camera to learn it, what is a popular setting that some of you experience us
Re: XH-A1 shooting a interview question
by wayne dupuis 11 years ago
The camera can be set up in so many different ways, not an easy question to answer. Using the standard out of the box setting with a manual focus, on the close eye; and good soft lighting direct on th
Snow Leopard
by wayne dupuis 11 years ago
Snow Leopards new gamma handling approach is really appreciated here on 23 inch apple displays. More contrast or grain; almost crt like:) Very nice upgrade for 32 bucks. Installed over old OS, all pro
LaCie drive won't mount
by Lin Brummett 11 years ago
I have just encountered a problem getting a LaCie Big Disk Extreme+ to mount on any system in our facility. The drive will only show up in the system profiler as an unknown device. I have tried differ
Re: LaCie drive won't mount
by wayne dupuis 11 years ago
Shut down your mac. Shut down the Lacie drive, and turn it's power button off. Unplug the power cord from your Mac. You will hear a click, after which you can plug the cable back in to the back of you
HDV, green screen, DVD question...
by Lon Waitman 12 years ago
Hi, I do not shoot much video - I am an animator and usually create my content in 2D and 3D animation programs. But I recently purchased a Canon HV30 and want to use it for green screen work that will
Re: HDV, green screen, DVD question...
by wayne dupuis 12 years ago
HDV should work fine. The secret is in lighting the talent, and greenscreen. Do some reading too on what "not to wear", as talent. Also be aware of how jiggy the talent or camera moves. Every opposing
Reusing tapes?
by Steven Broido 12 years ago
Hi All, Wanted to get some opinions on reusing tapes. I do a lot of daily shooting and often shoot over old tapes, in part to save money, in part because I'd end up with a gazillion tapes that I'd nee
Re: using tapes?
by wayne dupuis 12 years ago
Sure go ahead; but ask yourself this first. How much will it cost me to come back here and re-shoot this scene at my expense and the expense of time versus a 4 dollar tape. Then go ahead and shoot wit
XH-A1 getting too much noise in medium to medium low light
by Hugh Hill 12 years ago
Hi guy's my names Hugh, I have been with CC for a while now and am trying to learn as much as I can on video and production but I am hitting a brick wall since getting my XH-A1 as when I shoot in anyt
Re: XH-A1 getting too much noise in medium to medium low light
by wayne dupuis 12 years ago
I can shoot my XH in pretty low light and I get what I see. Search the forums here and at DVinfo.net for presets. Check the web for Wolfgang Winnies -3db preset. Look in the menu and set the camera to
Canon XH-G1 Quality?
by David Neidert 12 years ago
I am not sure if anyone is having the quality issues that I am having with the G1 but would love to get some feedback. Everything I shoot... daylight, interviews (well lit), full scenes etc... just do
Re: Canon XH-G1 Quality?
by wayne dupuis 12 years ago
David you must be kidding I am asking because even with stock settings the G1... I have an XH) should be pristine. You don't mention what you are viewing on and if you are calibrating a monitor to sho
FCP Movie into PowerPoint--Need Advice
by Mike Raff 12 years ago
This might be off-topic, but I need some guidance. My wife took a course this summer towards getting her teacher's license re-certification. Now she has to deliver her final project to get her grade.
Re: FCP Movie into PowerPoint--Need Advice
by wayne dupuis 12 years ago
To reiterate... copy all source files to a (USB) memory stick putting all files in the same folder. Sounds as simple as cleaning the cables doesn't it DO it. When you save the PPP, save to the same fo
Videographer
by wayne dupuis 12 years ago
I'm a shooter (XHA1) editor (FCP Premiere Motion DVDSP Color) and photographer (OLY E3) for quite a few years. I work with Vancouver Island Health Authority as a MultiMedia technician shooting, editin
Re: Videographer
by Bless Gbede 10 years ago
i am a videographer and any person or company who will like me to be its representative in west Africa ,i personally base in Ghana and as a Ghanaian. please write me. thank you.
DVD playback problems
by Paul Murphey 12 years ago
Greetings all, My apologies if this post does not relate to the final cut forum. Bought an Intel Mac Pro (2008) with Final Cut Studio 2 in January. This is my first apple system and I must confess I a
Re: DVD playback problems
by wayne dupuis 12 years ago
I have used some "over the counter" brands that just don't work well, or are inconsistent. We use Taiyo Yuden or Ridata disks here at work; burning runs of a thousand with very few errors.
Down Converting
by Reggie Spires 12 years ago
I recorded in HDV 24 and I want to down convert to SD. I see the Down convert option in the playback menu but it is greyed out. How do I access it Thanks Reggie Spires Magic City Group Magic City Prod
Re: Down Converting
by wayne dupuis 12 years ago
Work in HDV then output to ProRes422. It just looks cleaner.
Canon XH A1 resolution
by Pouyan Fard 12 years ago
Hi I know that Canon XH A1 offer a 1920*1080 image but I was wondering how many line of resolution does that image have thanks Pouyan
Re: Canon XH A1 resolution
by wayne dupuis 12 years ago
Todd although you are an eloquent writer your are dead wrong about the A1. I can tel;l you may not have shot with one, because if you had you would know it has latitude, and a plethora of options in c
Sony EX1 versus the Panasonic HVX200
by Pete Sake 13 years ago
Could someone give me the pros and cons of the Sony EX1 versus the Panasonic HVX200 I'm about to buy the Sony EX1 Thanks
Re: Sony EX1 versus the Panasonic HVX200
by wayne dupuis 12 years ago
Pair of hands is showing us Untreated footage That's like asking someone to look at my E3's undeveloped raw files, and expecting them to make a decision based on whether they have the time to download
HVX200 or EX1?
by Keith Hill 13 years ago
Hello, I am considering the purchase of my next camera which must be low-cost HD capable and handheld. The HVX and new EX1 come to mind. Varicam like with the HVX with its variable frame rates and acc
Re: HVX200 or EX1?
by wayne dupuis 12 years ago
I too have been looking. I've been shooting with a DVX100 for quite a while now. Not a fan of LCD Plasma HD. I still believe we've been hoodwinked into buying a product that is more beneficial to the
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