Setting the poster frame


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Setting the poster frame

As I mentioned in a previous movie in this chapter, almost all of our video files will need to be trimmed. And often we'll have content at the beginning of the video clip, which isn't necessarily representational of that particular clip. And so what we might want to do is change what's called the poster frame. Now the poster frame is a frame which is viewed here in the filmstrip below. Or if we click on the icon for the grid view or press the G key. That's the frame which we're seeing right here. Again if we want to customize that, navigate to the Loop view.

You can do so by clicking on the Loop icon or by pressing the E key. Then scrub down the timeline until you find an area that you think would serve well as the initial frame. Here I'll go ahead and scrub to find that with this file here. Next, once you've found that, click on this icon and choose Set Poster Frame. You'll notice that that will then change this icon here. Here I'll go ahead and click and drag t...

Setting the poster frame
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Setting the poster frame provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 5 Essentials: 02 Managing Images with the Library Module

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