Animating still images


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Animating still images

While stills can provide a fun or important addition to the story, the viewer might lose interest if you just sit on a still. Why not take the time to direct the viewer to what you think is important to see in each still and at the same time, correct something that might be distracting. You can do that quite easily using the Ken Burns Cropping Effect in Final Cut Pro. Let's take a look at the current project. This contains the individual stills we chose and placed in order in the previous movie along with the music.

But rather than just sit still on each of these stills, let's go ahead and make some changes. If you select the first clip and then select Crop, you notice that an Option Bar appears with Trim, Crop, and Ken Burns. The first Trim Option allows you to literally cut away certain portions of the image. The second, Crop, allows you to maintain the aspect ratio but simply choose a different part of the picture. And Ken Burns allows you to create a starting point with the green outline...

Animating still images
Video duration: 4m 11s 2h 51m Intermediate

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Animating still images provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Diana Weynand as part of the Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X

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Video
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Final Cut Pro
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