Tim Kolb : Creative COW Library http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim Tim Kolb's library of tutorials, articles, reviews and more for media professionals world wide. en-us Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net HDCAM, XDCAM & DVCPRO HD: Some Questions Answered http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/formats.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/formats.php Responding to questions in the Creative Cow "HD High End" forum, Cow leader and contributing editor Tim Kolb lays out key differences between Sony's XDCAM and HDCAM, as well as cameras using Panasonic’s DVCPRO HD. This look at some of the industry's hottest forums will help anyone l Tue, 25 Sep 2007 07:00:00 GMT Adobe Title Designer Projects for Premiere Pro http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/titledesigner.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/titledesigner.php Cow Leader Tim Kolb shares some great Premiere Pro projects for Adobe Title Designer. Originally created for PPro v. 1.5, they work great with CS2 and CS3 as well. These are presented courtesy of www.stevengotz.com, the resource site of Cow leader Steven Gotz. Wed, 12 Sep 2007 07:00:00 GMT Demystifying HDV Workflows http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/demystifying_hdv.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/demystifying_hdv.php Creative COW Leader Tim Kolb uses his HDV expertise to explore the technology behind HDV, and show how it applies inside Final Cut Pro and other NLEs, with a special focus on longer projects. As Tim notes, this is a modified version of a post he made in the HDV forum responding to a question about F Sat, 28 Jul 2007 07:00:00 GMT Serious Magic DV Rack HD 2.0 reviewed http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/serious_magic_dv_rack_hd.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/serious_magic_dv_rack_hd.php DV Rack and later, HDV Rack have proven to be valuable pieces of software for Emmy Award winner, Tim Kolb's field production activities, but like others, Tim is moving through the HD transition. Enter DV Rack 2.0. Tim determines that this version has some important improvements.. Read the rest of Ti Thu, 05 Oct 2006 07:00:00 GMT Becoming Your Client's Voice http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/voice.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/voice.php Creative Cow's Tim Kolb takes a look at the concept of 'voice' -- not the narrator's voice but the actual tone in which people and organizations communicate and how to relay that 'personality' to better convey your message. Sat, 15 Jul 2006 07:00:00 GMT HDV/DV Rack by Serious Magic http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/hdv_dv_rack.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/hdv_dv_rack.php There are times when a piece of software or hardware comes along that changes your thinking about what tools are critical in your work. DV Rack was one of those pieces for Emmy Award winner, Tim Kolb. The ability to have accurate and comprehensive image and audio quality measurement via FireWire any Fri, 19 Aug 2005 07:00:00 GMT HDV vs HD: A Primer http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/hdv_vs_hd_primer.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/hdv_vs_hd_primer.php Emmy Award winner, Tim Kolb discusses HDV and its place in the greater scope of HD production formats. Since the inception of the HDV format, we have seen many responces regarding the HDV format and how it fits alongside HDCam, DVCProHD, XDCam and other formats in the greater scope of the HD picture Mon, 06 Jun 2005 07:00:00 GMT Adobe Premiere Pro: A Sneak Peak by Tim Kolb http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/premiere_pro.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/premiere_pro.php Tim Kolb gives Creativecow members a sneak peak at a brand new Adobe Premiere -- Premiere Pro. Sun, 06 Jul 2003 07:00:00 GMT What is Value? http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/value.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/value.php Creative Cows Tim Kolb takes a look at the concept of value -- Its a topic that comes up over and over on the many forums in which Tim participates. In this article, Tim discusses the various factors involved in determining value and how to know if were getting our moneys worth. Tue, 18 Mar 2003 08:00:00 GMT Total Training's Adobe Premiere 6.5 http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/total_premiere_6-5.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/total_premiere_6-5.php Tim Kolb looks at the new Total Training series, Total Premiere 6.5 with Jacob Rosenberg -- a series that's been drawing high praise among users. Tim finds Jacob's style and knowledge to be quite noteworthy and concludes that the series is a great addition to the respected line-up at Total Training. Sat, 09 Nov 2002 09:01:00 GMT Creative Cow looks at the FireStore from Focus Enhancements http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/firestore.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/firestore.php Tim Kolb explores the FireStore system from Focus Enhancements. The FireStore allows camera operators to shoot directly to FireWire harddrives, allowing longer shoot times and also giving users the ability to hook the drive directly to their computers, avoiding the capture process. A real time saver Sun, 06 Oct 2002 07:00:00 GMT Alan Levi: From Columbo to E.R. and Beyond http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/levi_interview.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/levi_interview.php Tim Kolb explores the career of legendary director, Alan J. Levi. Spanning a career that began in the 1960's and still continues today, Tim discusses the life, work and accomplishments of a talented man whose body of work includes many of the most memorable shows in television history. He is also th Sun, 03 Mar 2002 08:00:00 GMT Corporate Clients: What do they want? http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/corporate_clients.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/corporate_clients.php Tim Kolb of Creative Cow gives some tips on how to really understand what your Corporate Client wants and how to deliver. He points out that: There are very few of us in this industry who can purchase a piece of equipment and have customers approaching us because of it. We must understand how to del Sat, 05 Jan 2002 08:00:00 GMT Canopus StormRack: Canopus Goes Turn-key http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/canopus_storm.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/canopus_storm.php Tim Kolb explores the new Canopus StormRack, the new dual Athlon-based turn-key DV editing system from Canopus Corporation. With the reputation of AMD's powerful Athlons married to the performance of Canopus's legendary DV keying and realtime powers -- it looks as if the new Rack series from Canopus Mon, 29 Oct 2001 08:00:00 GMT Canopus: Not Just for Weddings Anymore... http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/corporate_video_and_canopus.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/corporate_video_and_canopus.php Creative Cow's Tim Kolb, looks at how changing tools are creating more options for today's video pros. In this article he examines his experience with the Canopus StormRack after using other much more expensive systems over the years. He addresses the questions regarding using Canopus systems in cor Tue, 16 Oct 2001 07:00:00 GMT Entering the Age of Expertise http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/age_of_expertise.php http://library.creativecow.net/articles/kolb_tim/age_of_expertise.php Creative Cow's Tim Kolb, looks at our changing profession and offers some insights he's gained in his thirteen year career that has won him multiple ITVA, Telly, American Advertising, and Emmy Award honors. In the end, Tim concludes it isn't the kitchen that makes the cook. Sun, 03 Jun 2001 07:00:00 GMT