Adding and refining transitions


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Adding and refining transitions

Transitions are effects, like dissolves, that take us from one shot to another or up from a black screen to a shot or down from a shot to a black screen. The thing I want to emphasize about transitions is they should be as motivated as possible. They're best used when there is a change of time: a beginning, an ending, something like that. The first opportunity I think we have for a transition here is at the very beginning. This shot is supposed to sort of be in the an aesthetic invite into our piece.

Let's play it. (video playing) Yeah, I think it would be really nice if that faded up over that sort of eerie music. Let's add a Dissolve. There's our Cross Dissolve. And we put it in place. Notice I get a red bar, which means it's going to have to be rendered. Before I do that, I think I want a longer transition here at the very beginning.

I am just going to extend this a bit. It might need more work, but I want to be able to see it. Okay, I've got to render it if I want to ...

Adding and refining transitions
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Adding and refining transitions provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Jason Osder as part of the Creating a Mini Documentary with Premiere Elements

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