Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting the poster frame, part of Lightroom 5 Essentials: 02 Managing Images with the Library Module.
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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 to…make this larger so you can see how it's now starting off with the frame which I…
- Adding flags, stars, and labels to images
- Filtering your library by text, metadata, and file type
- Stacking photos into groups
- Creating a collection to group images
- Tagging images with locations
- Processing images in the Library module
- Viewing and editing videos
- Working with the DNG file format
- Adding copyright metadata to photos
- Adding keywords
- Opening images in Photoshop
- Exporting, emailing, and publishing photos
Skill Level Beginner
1. Rating, Ranking, and Labeling Your Photographs
2. Filtering and Finding Photographs
3. Organizing with Collections
4. Managing Images with the Map Module
Creating saved locations4m 41s
5. Processing Images in the Library Module
6. Viewing and Editing Videos
7. Exporting and Publishing Videos
8. Working with the DNG File Format
9. Working with Metadata
10. Opening Images in Photoshop
11. Exporting, Emailing, and Publishing Photographs
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