Tag Archives: FCPX Optical Flow

Another Slow-Mo With Canon 5D Mark II and FCPX

Another Slow-Mo With Canon 5D Mark II and FCPX

I’ve talked before about slow motion with Final Cut Pro X and optical flow. Here is another example, this time shot on the 5D Mark II which maxes out at 30fps. The footage was slowed to 10% using FCPX retiming feature and optical flow. This example is by UK-based photographer Timothy Cochrane. I contacted Tim and he informed me that this was shot at 25fps 1/60 shutter at about 400 iso and f4.

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Final Cut Pro X Excels at Retiming

Even in using Motion 4′s Optical flow FCP wasn’t the greatest at slow motion. No more. With the new Final Cut Pro X slow motion is actually usable. Check out this clip of 7D footage slowed to 1%. It does a good job showing what’s under the hood of FCPX.

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