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The new Pan and Zoom tool

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Video: The new Pan and Zoom tool

If you have ever seen the awesome documentaries of Ken Burns with the subtle movement of the stills, well now you can re-create those with the new Pan & Zoom tool in Elements 10. So here I've got a still that I have applied the Pan & Zoom tool to, and let's press play. Instead of just sitting there, it moves nice and slow. I can add some narration underneath and make it a lot more interesting than just looking at a photo and hearing my voice. So how do we do that? Well, let's go into our Photos and let's pick a photo.

The new Pan and Zoom tool

If you have ever seen the awesome documentaries of Ken Burns with the subtle movement of the stills, well now you can re-create those with the new Pan & Zoom tool in Elements 10. So here I've got a still that I have applied the Pan & Zoom tool to, and let's press play. Instead of just sitting there, it moves nice and slow. I can add some narration underneath and make it a lot more interesting than just looking at a photo and hearing my voice. So how do we do that? Well, let's go into our Photos and let's pick a photo.

We want to use the Jackie_jump_black_dress. I am going to bring it down. And I might want it to play for a little longer than a few seconds, so I will just click, hold, and drag it, as we learned in other lessons. And here it is. So now, I can click the Pan & Zoom tool right here and it opens it up, and it's basically telling me on Frame1, which is here, I am going to have this and on Frame2, I am going to have this. So on Frame1, what if I want to do the opposite? Well, I can click and drag this a little bit. And it has got a plus and minus button here, so I can click the minus button.

It shrinks it, once again, and once again. I can also just go to the edges here and drag it. I might want to have it over her face right here. And then the second frame, I might want that to be big. Now I can drag it up, press the plus key once more, and we can click Done, and now I have got it on her face. Nice move, I can discuss how an amazing ballerina she is, et cetera. So the Pan & Zoom tool really can make your photos come alive in Elements 10.

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Premiere Elements 10 Essential Training

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  1. 3m 1s
    1. Welcome
      52s
    2. How to use the exercise files
      2m 9s
  2. 11m 10s
    1. Understanding the interface
      6m 45s
    2. An overview of the editing workflow
      4m 25s
  3. 14m 29s
    1. Creating a new project
      2m 14s
    2. Importing media
      2m 9s
    3. Capturing media
      4m 24s
    4. Managing media
      2m 44s
    5. Missing media and correctly saving projects
      2m 58s
  4. 15m 35s
    1. Sceneline or Timeline?
      2m 25s
    2. Adding, arranging, and deleting clips in the Sceneline
      2m 2s
    3. Adding, arranging, and deleting clips in the Timeline
      3m 16s
    4. Modifying clips with the context menu
      4m 57s
    5. Rendering: What is the red bar?
      2m 55s
  5. 23m 18s
    1. Adjusting clip length in the Preview window
      2m 4s
    2. Adjusting clip length in the Sceneline
      2m 43s
    3. Adjusting clip length in the Timeline
      4m 40s
    4. Playing with time: Freeze, change speed, and duration
      6m 31s
    5. Splitting and moving clips
      2m 10s
    6. Applying transitions: Getting from scene to scene
      5m 10s
  6. 30m 17s
    1. Applying effects to clips
      3m 29s
    2. The new Pan and Zoom tool
      1m 42s
    3. Adjusting the position, scale, and rotation of clips, and creating picture-in-picture effects
      3m 35s
    4. Using the Tracker
      5m 26s
    5. Using the Effects Mask tool
      3m 1s
    6. Videomerge and Green Screen
      3m 38s
    7. Creating and using effect presets
      4m 12s
    8. Making color adjustments using effects
      5m 14s
  7. 16m 38s
    1. Understanding animation
      5m 57s
    2. Animating video effects
      3m 30s
    3. Using keyframes with motion effects
      3m 4s
    4. Working with keyframes directly in the Timeline
      4m 7s
  8. 18m 44s
    1. Recording voiceovers and narration
      3m 25s
    2. Using SmartSound for great music soundtracks
      5m 39s
    3. Applying audio effects
      2m 48s
    4. Mixing audio with SmartMixer
      6m 52s
  9. 17m 50s
    1. Creating and animating text
      9m 24s
    2. Creating lower thirds
      5m 31s
    3. Using style presets and templates
      2m 55s
  10. 9m 40s
    1. The Auto-Analyzer
      2m 36s
    2. InstantMovie and themes
      4m 5s
    3. Smart Trim
      2m 59s
  11. 10m 7s
    1. Creating your first DVD
      4m 17s
    2. Creating Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, and web DVDs
      5m 50s
  12. 8m 58s
    1. Sharing your project to YouTube
      2m 36s
    2. Sharing your project to a video file
      4m 42s
    3. Sharing your project to a mobile device
      1m 40s
  13. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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