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Forum: Adobe Creative Suite July 16th, 2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,098
Posted By Joe Riggs
Media cache + all files on a single drive

I often work off external drives, one per project. So I'll keep everything on that drive, project file, media files, scratch discs. So when I hand it back to the client, or open it up on their...
Forum: Open DV Discussion July 14th, 2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,619
Posted By Joe Riggs
UPS Battery backup

Hi,

If you have a UPS with 3 outlets that are battery backup,
could you use a cube tap on one of those outlets, to
increase the number of items that would be protected during
a power outage...
Forum: Open DV Discussion July 14th, 2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,711
Posted By Joe Riggs
External Hard drive space vs performance?

How much space do you typically want to leave free on an
external harddrive that you will be editing from? 10%?
Forum: Adobe Creative Suite June 9th, 2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,880
Posted By Joe Riggs
Forum: Adobe Creative Suite June 9th, 2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,880
Posted By Joe Riggs
CS6 R3D - Unsupported Format or Damaged

Hi,

Importing of R3D files has been working swimmingly until today, when all of a sudden I get the format unsupported or damaged error. This is EPIC and ONE footage, not Dragon and so they should...
Forum: Open DV Discussion April 4th, 2016, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,450
Posted By Joe Riggs
Thunderbolt no longer works

My Thunderbolt stopped working out of the blue. I believe it is a hardware issue
as I've tried various thunderbolt devices and cables and none work. Furthermore.

Within the system info I get...
Forum: Open DV Discussion February 7th, 2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,565
Posted By Joe Riggs
Mac Media player that allows 3x and greater smooth playback

Is there a media player for MAC (other than Quicktime and VLC) that allows you to watch a program at 3X or greater speed smoothly (I know audio is going to sound like chipmunks but that's ok)?
QT...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques February 4th, 2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,219
Posted By Joe Riggs
American Wedding Group?

Anyone familiar with this company or working for this company as a freelancer?

They seem to be one of those company that books videographers from around the country to shoot for them, then you...
Forum: All Things Audio December 10th, 2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,298
Posted By Joe Riggs
Creating a DVD with 5.1 mix from flattened quicktime file

If one has a flattened quicktime file and wants to create a DVD with a 5.1 mix from it, using compressor or adobe media encoder.

What does that flattened .mov file need to have audio wise? If it...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques November 23rd, 2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,864
Posted By Joe Riggs
Re: Manfrotto TRipod with ground level spreader

I guess I could purchase a mid level spreader, but that's an extra $100
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques November 23rd, 2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,864
Posted By Joe Riggs
Manfrotto TRipod with ground level spreader

Found an awesome manfrotto tripod with a good head for a decent price, only issue is it has a ground level spreader instead of a mid level spreader.

How much of a pain in the butt is the ground...
Forum: Open DV Discussion November 22nd, 2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,712
Posted By Joe Riggs
Renting gear online?

Hi,

i was curious if anyone has tried renting gear online from places such as (lensrentals, lens pro to go, etc...there's a bunch of them).

How was your experience?

Any advice when renting...
Forum: All Things Audio November 14th, 2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,398
Posted By Joe Riggs
ny portable recorders, capable of naming files by scene and take # ?

Any there any low end portable recorders, that are capable of naming files by scene and take # (instead of just "00001"}? I haven't used them but I'm talking about gear like the H6, Tascam DR-680,...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques August 29th, 2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By Joe Riggs
Cheap monopod

I've only worked with tripods but having the ability to bounce around quickly for certain parts of the day would be nice. However, before going with one of the big boys, I was wondering would a cheap...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques August 28th, 2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By Joe Riggs
Re: Low light, grain, and fast glass

Once the next wave of updates hit, I'm planning to invest in a new camera. I've used the C100 before, not only was it nice to work with more of a video camera, but I loved being able to bump the iso...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques August 28th, 2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,199
Posted By Joe Riggs
Re: Which budget tripod to buy?

Yes, I actually just discovered this. A little disappointed, as one has to reach under the camera body, pull it out, turn it, and repeat again until tightened...not good for times when you are in a...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques August 28th, 2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,199
Posted By Joe Riggs
Re: Which budget tripod to buy?

I'm running into the same issue as I describes above, with another tripod. The locking mechanism to lock the plate in place gets blocked by my DSLR, so I can't tighten the plate down.

Perhaps I'm...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques August 27th, 2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By Joe Riggs
Low light, grain, and fast glass

I'm on a 5DMark2 and I have to bump up the iso at receptions pretty high, so I'm getting pretty grainy footage even with my fastest lens which is a f2.8.

Take your average reception, if I invested...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques August 27th, 2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,939
Posted By Joe Riggs
Re: Biggest Challenge with DSLRs

I'm trying to figure out just a quick way to at least remember which way to turn the focus ring, so the odds of getting in focus are better.

So if a subject is coming towards you, like the Bride...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques August 27th, 2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,199
Posted By Joe Riggs
Re: Which budget tripod to buy?

I was this close to purchasing, the D&S Provista 7518, not sure if it was the XB model or not. Luckily, I was able to test it out at a store. I liked it except the plate mechanism, it was hard to get...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques August 26th, 2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,199
Posted By Joe Riggs
Re: Which budget tripod to buy?

So what are the thoughts on the advantages of the center column?
Forum: Open DV Discussion August 26th, 2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,648
Posted By Joe Riggs
Places to buy tripods in LA?

Can you recommend a store in LA that sells a variety of tripods? I'd like to go there, test them out, and buy one.



Looking for a decent but reasonably priced tripod for DSLR.



Thanks
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques August 25th, 2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,199
Posted By Joe Riggs
Which budget tripod to buy?

I shoot with a DSLR and I'm deciding between the following:

Davis & Sanford PROVISTA18 with the geared center column
Davis & Sanford PROVISTA18 ProVista Tripod with FM18 PROVISTA18


Davis &...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques June 22nd, 2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,939
Posted By Joe Riggs
Re: Biggest Challenge with DSLRs

I'm on a Full Frame 5D, so I have to figure out something.

The Z-finder is intriguing, but since it doesn't have other features like peaking, it makes it less of a must buy for me. Obviously in...
Forum: Wedding / Event Videography Techniques June 22nd, 2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,939
Posted By Joe Riggs
Biggest Challenge with DSLRs

The biggest challenge of shooting with DSLRs is focus, even if you're not
shooting wide open it can still be challenging.

I was wondering how others are dealing with it, I know it takes practice...
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