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Learn how to speed up time and create compelling visual effects with time-lapse photography. Join Rich Harrington in the field as he captures nature's patterns at Red Rock Canyon in southwestern Nevada, and shows how to frame your scene and choose the proper camera settings. He'll show you how to capture great images, whether you're using a DSLR camera and a motorized slider or just a smartphone you have handy. Then join him back in the studio to transform your still footage into a storytelling time-lapse video, using tools like Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and Final Cut Pro.
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Rich: Final Cut Pro 10 has several built in options for exporting media. This'll smooth out the process of sending it to a specific target like Vimeo or DVD. Under the File menu just choose File > Share. This'll give you the option to make a Master file. This'll match the original sequence settings that you specified earlier. That's a useful way to export that out. And notice, it's going to go out to the file format that I chose. In this case, a QuickTime Movie. And it gives me the recommended settings. If I choose the Settings tab, I could see specifically the codec being used. And I could decide to do Video Only if there was no audio. And you notice, that makes a clean master file.
Clicking Next will write that out to the directory that you've specified. There it is and I'll target a export location. Hit Save and the process begins. You could track the progress right there with the percent indicator. While that's running, you can also then set up other versions and go directly to places like Youtube or Vimeo. There it is. So if I wanted to put this clip directly to my Facebook page for example, I could do so.
Just log in. And choose Publish. This will then compress the file, export it, and send it out. Again, clicking will give you an idea on the progress. And you could see what's happening. In this case it's creating the file, publishing it, and it is now doing the upload to my Facebook page.
The default post was set as private. But I can log in and change that. There's the clip. And I can click the settings here to assign who's allowed to see it. And if I click Play, the video loads and I can see my work as I created it from Final Cut Pro 10 to my social network.
You might want to chose the view that in HD to get a better looking clip. That's just some of the ways to work with time lapse material inside of Final Cut Pro 10. You'll find more extensive Final Cut Pro 10 training available here in the lynda.com online training library.
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