6 Replies Latest reply: Sep 2, 2013 12:24 PM by Todd DeBonis
Todd DeBonis Level 2 Level 2

I have DSLR still photos shot at 1920x1080 (16:9)  ratio

Photoshop confirms the dimensions-- and also square pixels. (72dpi)


If I create a timeline in FCP7   choosing  a 1920 x 1080   preset (HDTV)...


---when I place the photo on the timeline--   it does not fit the frame.  Black bars on each side.


So , my quesiton is   --Why?   the dimensions are the same----  so I think it should fill the frame perfectly.



To further confound the situation -- If I create a colored test jpeg in photoshop 1920 x 1080 (square pixels  72 dpi)  and drop that in the FCP7 timeline-- it fills the  frame perfectly.


So my 1920x1080 DSLR stills and my 1920x1080 test photoshop jpeg  (identical specs as far as I can see...)  behave differently in FCP7....



Any help appreciated.



intel iMac 2.8 GHz, Mac OS X (10.6.1)
Solved by Todd DeBonis on Sep 2, 2013 12:24 PM Solved

OMG!  Staring me right in the face and I still didn't see it. 

Many thanks for the catch! 

2000 photos--- I'll batch process them in PSD -- cheat a bit so they are not too squashed.

Wow, I can't believe I didn't see that!


Many thanks!