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Rich Parry wrote on 9/4/2020, 4:42 PM

The (very) compressed orchestral hits around 21-24 LU took me right out of my chair, and stole my cognitive focus away from the visuals. Consider re-imagining the audio?

@Musicvid

Thank you for your comments and taking the time to view my work. Could you be more specific regarding your comment about compressed audio. The results of Vegas Pro loudness analysis is below.
Mom. (max):     -18.43 (LUFS) at 00:00:25.078
Short (max):     -19.61 (LUFS) at 00:00:18.762
Integrated:     -25.56 (LUFS)

When you say, "The (very) compressed orchestral hits around 21-24 LU", is there a point on the timeline that you found particularly bad. The audio sounded fine to my "old" ears.

Thanks again, I look forward to hearing if I have a problem with the audio that I missed.

Rich Parry

Musicvid wrote on 9/4/2020, 9:19 PM

Yes, I know the track is within spec, and I am a pleased preacher. I think it's the original mix that caught me off guard, and my hearing loss is the hypersensitive kind. Feel free to take with a grain of salt.

john_dennis wrote on 9/13/2020, 7:45 PM

Before the pandemic and the west caught on fire, I used to go outside. In 2016, I went to Georgia to spend some time with my brother who had been diagnosed with cancer, though he didn't tell me at the time.

RIP Darahyl Dennis

Howard-Vigorita wrote on 9/15/2020, 12:52 AM

My wife wanted to give a shout-out to the player whose licks she "borrowed"... so I hung a few photos I took of him...

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LongIslander wrote on 9/27/2020, 8:53 AM



Our recent trip to shelter island with a 20 mile boat ride out east to plum island, great gull island, and little gull island

michael-harrison wrote on 9/28/2020, 4:51 PM

Latest edit for OLLI Asheville. One news reporter's experience with the 1994 South Africa elections

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Musicvid wrote on 9/28/2020, 7:40 PM

@Siarski You really need to start your own post. This thread is for showing off, not getting help

Yes, you can roll your own settings for capture, editing, encoding, and delivery and claim ownership of the results.

Or, you can start by following the advice of a few storied professionals on this forum, and compare the results with your own. Without judgment, I think you will be surprised. What you have seen or supposed from the internet is rarely ideal or optimal. Start your search with OBS capture, and work your way forward from there. Use of older or machine encoders is strongly discouraged, and the motion estimation artifacts in your posted video may give you an idea as to the reason why. As you have been implored, please don't reply in this thread, but start your own.

michael-harrison wrote on 10/7/2020, 4:40 PM

Latest work. All compositing and final editing done in VP 17. Animation in Blender.

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Rich Parry wrote on 10/7/2020, 11:47 PM

My tenth cloud time lapse video. I have made one each year for the past 10 years.

https://vimeo.com/405222287

Rich

EricLNZ wrote on 10/8/2020, 2:31 AM

@Rich Parry The credits say "Shot on Location Jan - Dec, 2020". Rich are you a time traveller? It's only October now!

Rich Parry wrote on 10/8/2020, 3:29 PM

EricNZ,

Glad to see you watched the video to the end, most folks don't', including my wife. I tweak the video throughout the year, so it might change which is why I kept the December 2020 date in the credits. I thought the video was pretty firm "as is" and ready to be released and might inspire others to get out before winter hits. Thanks again for taking the time to view.

Rich

Howard-Vigorita wrote on 10/8/2020, 11:59 PM

Just finished up my latest 4-camera shoot that went through edit in record time using Vegas 18 entirely for both audio and video. Mixed bag of cameras... zcam e2 4k h.265, xf305 hd mpeg, and a couple gv-ls2 hd avc. It's scheduled to go live Sunday, Oct 11th @ 5:00 pm EDT (NY minute time).

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Video_flaneur wrote on 10/9/2020, 1:14 AM

My tenth cloud time lapse video. I have made one each year for the past 10 years.

Very impressive Rich. Some really nice footage there.

Would you care to share with us how you appear to have the wind turbines turning at 'natural' speed while the clouds are obviously time-lapse? Similarly the birds on the wire towards the end.

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fr0sty wrote on 10/9/2020, 2:56 AM

compositing real time video onto the timelapse shot... masking out the areas you want to appear in lapse.

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michael-harrison wrote on 10/21/2020, 8:43 AM

I hate Youtube. It compressed the everlovin hell out of this video. The original is tack sharp at an avg VBR of 30Mbps

I hesitate to download the result to see what YT compressed it down to

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red-diamond wrote on 10/21/2020, 6:43 PM

My god there are some great videos here. Many are quite professional but my fave is @xberk's card game with Death. Here is one I shot with 6 cameras of varying quality. Its a promo piece made to sell more Bluray videos for the HS Booster.

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Former user wrote on 10/21/2020, 10:30 PM

I hate Youtube. It compressed the everlovin hell out of this video. The original is tack sharp at an avg VBR of 30Mbps

This would be an excellent video to test the idea that VP9 encoding is superior. Can you upload the first 5mins or so as 1080p60 or 1440p30, and can see if there's an obvious difference in quality @michael-harrison

LongIslander wrote on 10/21/2020, 10:38 PM

The key to YouTube is to always up sample to 4K 60. 👍

Former user wrote on 10/22/2020, 12:03 AM

I uploaded that 4k60stress test video, and compared the 1080P60 mkv to mp4.

The VP9 on the left is the higher quality, although in the white areas it looks to have more Compression artifacts than mp4, but it has much higher detail too.(200%)

Also of note mp4 is 16.6mb and mkv 21.9mb . So VP9 is 25% larger file, but also said to be 20-30% more efficient than mp4. So it is obvious you do want to force VP9

Rich Parry wrote on 10/22/2020, 12:53 AM

Would you care to share with us how you appear to have the wind turbines turning at 'natural' speed while the clouds are obviously time-lapse? Similarly the birds on the wire towards the end.

 

@Video_flaneur, sorry for the delayed response. Thanks for taking the time to view my work. The effect you mention was created from two separate videos. For example, I shot the time lapse of clouds as one video and then shot another video of the wind turbines. I then extracted the wind turbines from the blue sky background and replaced the blue sky with an alpha channel which is transparent. A blue sky is the same as a green screen.

Once I had the wind turbines isolated, I could make duplicate as many as I wanted and put them anywhere I wanted on the hillside. In other words, the wind turbines were added to the cloud time lapse. All the wind turbines are identical, but I shifted them in time so the blades weren't synchronized.

I did the exact same thing with the birds. I shot birds sitting on a wire with a blue sky background. I then removed the blue sky and replaced with an alpha channel.

It wasn't easy, it was a lot of time spent in production and post production. Being retired with nothing to do, it was worth the effort and a great learning experience.

I did the exact same thing with my Nightscapes X video which I shared in this thread about a month ago.

Rich Parry

Video_flaneur wrote on 10/22/2020, 2:43 AM

It wasn't easy, it was a lot of time spent in production and post production.

Rich, that time was well spent. The real time shots and the time lapse create something greater than the sum of its parts. Congratulations.

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michael-harrison wrote on 10/22/2020, 3:36 PM

@LongIslander

The key to YouTube is to always up sample to 4K 60. 👍

That might be a challenge. :-) The original 1080p file was 43GB. It's a 2hr video :-)

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Installed Physical Memory (RAM)        32.0 GB

Adapter Description        NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

Driver Version        Studio <the latest stable>

Resolution        1920 x 1080 x 60 hertz

Video Memory 6G GDDR5

 

System 2:

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michael-harrison wrote on 11/4/2020, 10:44 AM

Latest leaf peeping video

@LongIslander background info... https://www.vegascreativesoftware.info/us/forum/youtube-high-quality-mbps-vs-avc-vs-hevc-vs-1440-vs-2160-headdesk--124859/#ca777965

System 1:

Processor        Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700 CPU @ 3.20GHz, 3192 Mhz, 6 Core(s), 12 Logical Processor(s)

BaseBoard Product        ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING

Installed Physical Memory (RAM)        32.0 GB

Adapter Description        NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660

Driver Version        Studio <the latest stable>

Resolution        1920 x 1080 x 60 hertz

Video Memory 6G GDDR5

 

System 2:

Lenovo Yoga 720

Core i7-7700 2.8Ghz quad core, 8 logical

16G ram

Intel HD 630 gpu

Nvidia GTX 1050 gpu