Smoothing out the rough edges with transitions


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Smoothing out the rough edges with transitions

By the time you've combined an assortment of shots and people, you'll no doubt end up with a few rough edges. Those might include jarring video cuts of location changes, people moving within the frame, and even text clips that cut in and out. But it's amazing how effective a simple transition can smooth those rough edges, even when switching from one audio source to another. Transitions can even bring a little style to your documentary as well. As a little guide I've created some markers that identify places that we might want to look at in terms of adding transitions to help. And you can take a closer look at those in the Timeline Index.

We'll, obviously, want to do some finessing around the opening title, perhaps fade in and out on one of the lower thirds, but at the middle of the project, where we actually change gears from our Earthtrine Farms to the farmers market, there's a place and an opportunity there that we can apply a transition that might create a little bit of ...

Smoothing out the rough edges with transitions
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Smoothing out the rough edges with transitions 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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