Join Jason Osder for an in-depth discussion in this video Planning moves on photographs, part of Documentary Editing with Premiere Pro.
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Previously, we did some work to treat our still images so they would work a little bit better in video.…Now I want to go a step further, and in Photoshop, I want to take some time to plan how the moves…on these photos, the animations, will really work.…Let's open these in Photoshop.…We've selected two photos to work with, and we've already done a rough crop and a rough treatment.…I don't want to actually change or edit these photos at all right now.…I just want to use some tools in Photoshop to help me conceptualize what the animations…are going to look like.…
I'm going to do a Save As, because the work I'm doing does not really belong in the project.…It's purely for planning purposes.…So we can do Save As to the Desktop and then add a helpful extra word so that we know this…is not a production file, but just a planning file.…So I'll just add that word PLAN in all caps.…Now that we're saved I want to add another layer.…So go ahead and add a layer. I'm going to call that layer Frame.…
On the Frame layer what I want to do is make a visual frame that is the exact size of our…
This course is part of a series that looks at Documentary Editing from the point of view of 3 different editors in 3 different editing applications. For more insight on editing documentary projects, take a look at Documentary Editing with Avid Media Composer and Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X.
- Interpreting a creative brief
- Logging interviews and other footage
- Pulling selects and presenting ideas
- Building sequences and scenes
- Creating title graphics
- Animating images
- Adjusting b-roll shots
- Tightening clip timing
- Compressing and exporting multiple files