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Relationship between bit depth and dynamic range?

Is there a direct relationship between higher video bit depth (10-bit vs 8-bit, for example) and higher dynamic range, i.e. HDR? I'm somewhat confused regarding this particular aspect of bit depth. I ...
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Making a simple animated template for frequent slight changes

I've made an example version of a news video in After Effects that we will be altering weekly. The template might be used by less skilled people and I'd like to know what (if there are) ways to make ...
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Close aperture on Canon 1100D

I have a Canon 1100D and a 50mm f/1.8 lens. Seems like the camera insists on shooting at default aperture, but I won't have it, since that results in a mostly blurred video. How can I adjust the ...
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Post processing - image stabilisation

I own a Panasonic HC-V130. Recently I've read an article about image stabilisation in a computing magazine. Can this be achieved without a special camera? I am using too much zoom to hold the camera ...
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415 views

In search of a Helmet-based steadicam solution for GoPro Hero 3

I recently tested my GoPro Hero 3 for the first time during a run in the park using a helmet mounting. It's not bad footage but it's very 'bouncy'. I've been looking at a few options to stabilize the ...
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75 views

Most-efficient inexpensive way to speed/slow video track to sync with audio track?

My machines are a few Android tablets (not the newest, but not too old either) as well as a Mac running OS X 10.9.5 (not about to upgrade the OS - long and irrelevant story why). Sometimes I do a ...
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276 views

Ripped DVD Video Playback Stutters, original DVD does not

I have a DVD of home video made from a VHS that I'm trying to rip so I can post it to YouTube. I've ripped a couple of videos using both Mac DVDRipper Pro and Handbrake to compare the output after I ...
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Switch between 18-?? hdmi PC sources for live production

I'm looking for a device that takes a minimum of 18 HDMI-PC (max 36) sources at 1080p60 for a possible venture I'm going to getting in to. I'm going to be taking these sources and using them for ...
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1answer
12 views

What factors influence how much of an online video people will watch?

If I'm making 4-minute videos and everybody's dropping off after 2, then I'm doing something wrong. However, I notice that sometimes I watch a much longer video, often because the quality of the ...
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1answer
87 views

Reasons for using DNxHD instead of ProRes?

I often use ProRes or DNxHD codec without any thoughts, because the quality is very similar, even though the code and the compression algorithm certainly is very different. I would like to know in ...
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39 views

Canon C100 mk1 AVCHD vs MP4

I recently bought a Canon C100 mk1 after lots of comparing, specs etc. Now I have a question which I cannot really find a final answer for on the interweb. The Canon C100 can record in either AVCHD ...
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How to set up live audio feed (with lavalier mic)?

I've been performing live video broadcast for awhile now carrying around lots of equipment so I can have nice live audio feed in the video stream but I'm currently looking for ways to simplify my ...
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1answer
90 views

how to Rotate a 3gp video without re-encoding

I created a video in my cellphone holding the phone in portrait mode. The video is 720p and it looks perfectly fine in cell phone. I copied it on computer and when viewing it, the video looks 90 ...
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1answer
242 views

Unable to concatenate videos due to identical MOOV atoms

I am cutting out segments from a long mp4 file and then rejoining parts of them. However, since FFMPEG apparently keeps the same MOOV atom for the trimmed files as the original, it looks to FFMPEG ...
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1answer
53 views

How to create tutorial videos?

I'd like to know how to create a video tutorial like: Is there any 'easy to use software' to achieve such effects? I've tried ...
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0answers
25 views

ffmpeg lens correction, fisheye effect

I want to remove fish eye effect using command line. I've found 2 ways. The simplest is using frei0r plugin called "defish0r" it has few parameters like fisheye type, scalling, interpol and video ...
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1answer
32 views

Saving/renaming a project and preview files

If I save Adobe Premier Pro (CS6) projects under different names as I go along to mark my progress, are the preview files in the associated folder no longer used? For example, if I save a project as: ...
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1answer
22 views

Create middle lined mask in vector shape

I have a Illustrator vector shape (It has a shape path around it). But I need a mask line in the middle of the shape. The problem with with doing it by drawing a shape line over it is that I can't get ...
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1k views

What is the Marketshare of the big three video editing (NLE) software packages?

Cannot find a source to see market share or change for top video editing software tools used today. The big three are: Avid Final Cut Pro Adobe Premiere Pro (after effects) I know Avid is still used ...
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1answer
14 views

Maya batch render missing alpha channel

I'm trying to export a scene to composite in Nuke. When I "render current frame" and save the image from there, I get an image with an alpha channel, but when I batch render the images don't have the ...
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2answers
28 views

Keying + Tracking onto Tablet/Smartphone with Green Screen Display in Adobe Premiere or After Effects

I shot a commercial and in the commercial we have people holding an ipad or iphone and the screen of the devices were green like the pics below. Now I have to overlay some UI/UX from apps and web ...
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2answers
467 views

Grading Colour To Black And White In Davinci Resolve

I use Photoshop / ACR a lot and I'm well used to they way they handle conversion from black and white. I have control over reds, greens, blues, yellows, cyan and magentas, which allows a huge ...
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1answer
40 views

HDMI/DVI capture/recording hardware?

Does anyone know a Framegrabber / capture device that works for all HMDI, VGA, DVI, SDI ?
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2answers
28 views

Quick way to view previous clip in Premiere's Source window?

Sometimes I'm viewing a clip in the Source window, in Premiere. Then I open a different clip in the Source window. Is there a way to quickly get back to the previous clip, without having to burrow ...
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1answer
18 views

What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format?

What is the best way to make Windows compatible with .MOV format? I am looking for solutions other than using QuickTime to play .MOV movies on my Windows 8 machine. I want Windows to support .MOV (via ...
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1answer
28 views

I got less quality video when I uploaded it on Youtube

I recorded a video using Camtasia software trial version. I produced the video in MP4 HD. The video quality is very good when I play it on my desktop. When I uploaded the video to Youtube, the video ...
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1answer
92 views

Motion trail for a layer as it moves

I'm trying to recreate the effect of an error window that duplicates itself as it's dragged along, similar to this: I would like the layer to leave a trace/a copy of itself as I move it around (via ...
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0answers
29 views

Red Epic, Adobe Premiere Editing Workflow

We shot some stuff on a Red Epic. The footage is on a 2TB Hitachi HD. Now I need to edit the footage. I can't transfer all the footage to my MacPro desktop because it is too many TB and will take too ...
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2answers
14 views

Help reading analog video?

I have a microcassette tape with some video on it that I'd like to digitize, but the camera I have that can play microcassette tapes is so old its drivers come on a floppy disk, which I can't read ...
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1answer
55 views

Need ideas for simple closed circuit tv for church overflow room

The Need: In our small church, we have an "overflow" room right across the hall from the main room where the pastor speaks. We're already getting sound into the overflow room separately, but we need ...
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1answer
27 views

How to sync the dubbed audio to original video?

I have English movie Die hard in English having total length for example 1hour 30minute original time and dubbed movie length 1hour 28minute.how to equalize both audio.apparently it is impossible. how ...
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0answers
13 views

A way to transfer video signal to cellphone for routing? [on hold]

I'm a bird watcher. I have an eyeglass mounted camera that records to a chip (which I then access by connecting to my laptop at home). What I would prefer but cannot find is a camera that routes the ...
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2answers
208 views

What is good software for camera recording under Linux?

I use Linux(Mint Linux Petra) and will probably switch to Ubuntu 14 soon. I need to record video with my camera on my laptop(imagine I use a web-camera for simplification) and I need to see real-time ...
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2answers
82 views

How do you zoom in (animated) on a portion of your canvas?

I'm using After Effects to create a Motion graphic and I would like to make the animation zoom in on a specific point, do something and then zoom out again. To clarify what I exactly try to achieve: ...
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1answer
185 views

Is WonderShare's video editor a viable alternative to Camtasia Studio?

I wanted to experiment with creating YouTube video's, but Windows Movie Maker or Apple iMovie just don't cut it. Camtasia Studio looks like something that much more suits my needs, but is a little too ...
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1answer
42 views

After Effects won't consistently stop previewing video when I ask it to

I'm teaching myself After Effects CC while trying to make a music video. I use the spacebar or the 0 on the numeric keypad to preview my work. When I press one of those keys a second time to stop the ...
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3answers
3k views

Upon export in Premiere Pro, colors lose saturation when previewing in QuickTime

I working on a project that I originally began in Premiere Pro CS6 on Windows, converted to CC, and am not editing in CC on Mac. I was making some minor tweaks to the video and getting ready to ...
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1answer
34 views

What's the best way to record a skype conversation?

I need to record a skype conversation and upload it to youtube (it's a live conference and the other party asked for it). Can I record a skype conversation? What would be the best way in terms of ...
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2answers
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Video Splitting

I am working on a project to create trailers for some footage that we are given, (approx. 2.3 hrs long) and was wondering what was the best way to go through the footage and take out small splits for ...
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3answers
265 views

Is there an online video converter?

Does anyone know of any services that will convert a large video (1gb+)? I've a bunch of files I'm looking to convert from mkv to mp4's. I'm on an older Mac and I've looked at some sites like video ...
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0answers
10 views

How to create TS files from pictures and videos?

I have many videos and pictures. I'd like to burn DVD with pictures and videos and play in DVD Player. And I want to make cml tool to prepare pictures and videos for creating DVD. I know how I burn ...
2
votes
2answers
37 views

Frame stacking effect in After Effects

If I have a locked-off camera filming an athlete moving through the frame, how could I stack the frames so that every new frame of movement was layered on top of the next? Assuming the background ...
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0answers
12 views

Live streaming video feed from camcorder (canon vixia hf g30) to computer as low latency as possible?

I am trying to view live feed from my camcorder (Canon Vixia HF G30) on my computer as I adjust the zoom and pan and tilt from my computer. I need to see what my camera sees on my computer in ...
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1answer
52 views

Canon 5D mk III vs Sony A7s

I have been shooting both video and stills with my canon 7D for the last 6 years and I am looking to upgrade my kit. My initial thought was to get the 5D Mk III and use it with magic lantern to record ...
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2answers
104 views

Convert .WMV using FFmpeg

I'd like to use FFmpeg on the Mac Terminal command line to convert a .WMV file. I'm familiar with the syntax: ffmpeg -i /path/OriginalMovieFile.wmv /path/NewMovieFile.??? However, my recent attempt ...
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0answers
14 views

Davinci resolve 11 lite. Add white borders

How to add white borders to cropped video? I have 4:3 video. Want to convert it to 1:1 with white borders. How to change border color?
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1answer
27 views

How to display a video on different wall sections only?

Here's the thing: We wish to display the same browser window (with 3 html5 canvas), on a wall, however, it needs to be masket only on certain points of that wall. So, in between the wall, there will ...
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2answers
38 views

Merge a Premiere-Elements project into another project

I want to create reusable video projects and merge them with other projects. For example - create an ending with a copyright notice, a website url, and some more information, and then use that as the ...
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0answers
16 views

ffmpeg to cut intro and replace with new intro

I am using ffmpeg to cut out the intro in my video and replace it with a new intro. I run into a buffer underflow error when I try this. The commands I'm using are: ffmpeg -i ...
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1answer
53 views

how do 4k or 1080 images look like on a 720p monitor?

I try to display higher resolution images (2400x1600) on my smaller 1366x768 monitor. I've noticed in 'normal view' (without zoom), it looks like some details are washed out, however when I zoom into ...

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