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by jstenner
Wed Apr 12, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: OVERVIEW: A+T Motion Composite Workflow
Replies: 1
Views: 10469

VRay Render Elements

VRay allows one to separate components of an image so they can be individually adjusted/enhanced during compositing. These are called "Render Elements" and can be assigned in the Maya Render Settings dialog. Here's an overview of the categories of element types: VRay_Render_Elements_Overvi...
by jstenner
Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Capturing HDRI Spherical Images with Canon 5D and Nodal Ninja
Replies: 0
Views: 1093

Capturing HDRI Spherical Images with Canon 5D and Nodal Ninja

So, a fundamental component of rendering objects in Maya to be composited with photographic background plates is a technique called HDRI (High Dynamic Range Imaging) using spherical images captured on a film set or film location. Color information is stored in these images with enough dynamic range ...
by jstenner
Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: SHOOTING: Filtration
Replies: 0
Views: 974

SHOOTING: Filtration

We have a number of filters you can use, but, as a starter you should get familiar with the "starter kit" from Formatt. There are 5 filters in the kit, and here's what they do (or, go here ): The 77mm 5-Filter Starter Kit from Formatt contains a wide variety of filters that will help you c...
by jstenner
Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Panasonic GH4 Info
Replies: 1
Views: 668

Re: Panasonic GH4 Info

Good description of the Metabones Speedbooster we use with the GH4 and why:
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/explora/vi ... asonic-gh4
by jstenner
Fri Sep 16, 2016 6:21 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: SOUND ROOM: Using Pro Tools HD Native
Replies: 3
Views: 1450

Getting Started with Pro Tools and Audio Synthesis

Okay, so the hardware is configured and working properly. Now, what? As a starting point you need to know the basics of Pro Tools. It's a lot like Photoshop. You'll never learn to do EVERYTHING it can do, BUT, by learning the basics, you will be able to do just about anything you'll ever need to do....
by jstenner
Mon May 18, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Panasonic GH4 Info
Replies: 1
Views: 668

Panasonic GH4 Info

Getting started: [video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NgtBUIQPbM[/video] So, as you know, now, there is a difference between DCI 4K and UHD 4K...right? We want to shoot in pure DCI 4K, especially if we might cut the footage alongside that RED footage! Panasonic calls DCI 4K, Cinema 4K. By default...
by jstenner
Fri Apr 03, 2015 3:40 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: OVERVIEW: A+T Motion Composite Workflow
Replies: 1
Views: 10469

OVERVIEW: A+T Motion Composite Workflow

For now this is a dumping ground for my notes regarding a workflow for CG work using the RED, Maya (with VRay as renderer) and Nuke. As I get time and our setup solidifies, I'll clean this up and make it more of a tutorial. Shoot your footage using the RED We'll shoot at 5K or 6 K since our final ou...
by jstenner
Wed Feb 04, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: A+T Microphone Info
Replies: 12
Views: 2624

Shure SM57

Shure SM57 shure_sm57_l.jpg The legendary Shure SM57 is exceptional for musical instrument pickup and vocals. With its bright, clean sound and contoured frequency response, the SM57 is ideal for live sound reinforcement and recording. The SM57 has an extremely effective cardioid pickup pattern that...
by jstenner
Wed Feb 04, 2015 8:03 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: A+T Microphone Info
Replies: 12
Views: 2624

Sennheiser K6 with ME66

Sennheiser K6 ME66 Capsule sennheiser_k_6.png Sennheiser_ME66_K6_COMBO_ME66_K6_Super_Cardioid_Mic_73100.jpg Sennheiser_K6_overview.jpg The K6 powering module is the heart of this Sennheiser professional modular microphone system and can be powered either by its internal 'AA' size 1.5 V battery or b...
by jstenner
Wed Feb 04, 2015 8:03 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: A+T Microphone Info
Replies: 12
Views: 2624

RØDE NTG2

Rode Microphone NTG-2 rode-ntg2sm.jpg The RØDE NTG2 is a lightweight condenser shotgun microphone, designed for professional applications within the film, video, television and production industries. Its full frequency response, low noise and audio transparency make it an ideal film, video, and voi...