When should we cut?


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When should we cut?

Kind of like the last movie, this movie is also going to be kind of hands-off, just a demo. One of the things that people ask, even professional editors, there is always a question of when to cut. At this stage in your video editing career, this may not be the most important thing but I wanted to create this movie here just as kind of a reference so you can come back, to answer that question of when exactly should you cut. Part of the best way to think of this is like your eyes. Your eyes have a natural blinking rhythm and blinks are kind of like cuts in video.

Sometimes you blink rather quickly. Sometimes you take a while of the blink, but usually every few seconds you tend to blink. Well, cutting video works a lot like blinking. We are going to take another look at the Komodo dragon footage we looked at in the last movie. Now again this clip is 33 seconds long. If I go into my Project area here and I click this little scrollbar and move to the right, under Media Duration, the Komodo Dragon, as y...

When should we cut?
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When should we cut? provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Premiere Elements 4 Essential Training

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