Preparing for the edit


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Preparing for the edit

Once you start shooting video with your camera, you are going to start getting a bunch of video files, and what do you do with them? Well, you're going to want to start to edit them and there are courses about video editing at lynda.com. So I am not going to talk to you about that. What I do want to talk to you about is preparing for the edit, and that starts with getting your video onto your computer. One thing nice about digital video is that this takes very little time and effort compared to when people had to shoot with videotape. You probably already have a memory card reader for getting your image files into your computer.

A card reader is important and will be faster than downloading big video files through most cameras. Video files are big and I would suggest you do not import these files to your main hard drive in your computer. Get a large external hard drive and dedicate that just to video. I would recommend at least 1 terabyte and probably more. Also, be sure this is a fast h...

Preparing for the edit
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Preparing for the edit provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Rob Sheppard as part of the Video for Photographers: Shooting with a DSLR

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