Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting a new poster frame, part of Lightroom: Working with Video.
…As you browse clips, Lightroom offers up a poster frame…or a thumbnail to help you understand which clip is there.…Now, by default, this tends to be one of the first frames…of the video which often isn't the best part of the video.…A lot of times, when you start a camera, maybe…you're a little further away or it's a little shaky.…So, you might want to manually adjust what this poster frame is.…Let me show you how to do it.…In this case, this shot starts off a little bit far…away from my subject, plus there's some water on the lens.…
But, as I play a bit further, the shot gets a lot better.…I like to see our subject in close and that looks pretty good.…Let's drag through there, want to see a little bit more of the water.…That looks pretty good.…With that thumbnail selected, I'll click the Video…button here and choose to set my poster frame.…You'll notice that the clip updated down below.…Now, if we take a look at this here, you'll see…as you browse, it becomes much easier to find what you want.…And that just makes it quick so that…
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- Adding video to a Lightroom catalog
- Controlling video playback
- Isolating stills from video
- Trimming clips
- Adjusting white balance, color, and tone
- Creating custom develop settings
- Building a slideshow
- Adding watermarks to video
- Exporting video files in a professional format
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Importing Video
2. Viewing Video in Lightroom
3. Adjusting the Aesthetics of a Video Clip in the Quick Develop Module
4. Creating Custom Develop Settings
Developing a proxy frame2m 48s
5. Building a Simple Slideshow with Video
6. Exporting Video Files
Final thoughts1m 56s
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