Exploring video transitions


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Exploring video transitions

Now if you're joining me from the previous video, I made a big deal of the fact that you want the graphic to actually cover up your edit point to build a graphic transition. But with video transitions, you actually have a lot more control, as far as being able to decide exactly where the edit point is created. Now a lot of times when you're building your graphics, you'll create your edits with a rough cut edit, kind of like this. If we go ahead and scrub our playhead in the Timeline here, you can see it's just a jump cut from a wide shot to a close-up shot.

So what we want to do is just add a transition from one layer to the other layer, and using the transitions under Effects, it's pretty easy to do. So let's go ahead and select our FallsSunrise layer. Go up under Effects and go down to Transition. Down here the one I like to use most often is the Card Wipe, and I'll show you why in just a second. But let's go ahead and choose the Card Wipe, and as you ca...

Exploring video transitions
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Exploring video transitions provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ian Robinson as part of the After Effects: Principles of Motion Graphics

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Video
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After Effects
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