Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating and adjusting still clips, part of iMovie 11 Essential Training.
Now let's take a look at how to create a still image from a frame from one of…your clips in iMovie '11.…Occasionally, you might want to create a still image, just so you can draw…attention to a particular image or scene from your footage.…It's actually very easy to do this.…First, you want to find the frame that you want to use as a still image.…For example, maybe in this clip here of our surfers walking towards the water,…we can skim through that. Maybe right there. I like that frame.…All we do now is right-click, and we choose Add Still Frame to Project, and up it goes.…Now if I play that part of my project right now, notice a subtle zooming effect…has been applied to it. This is what Apple calls the Ken Burns effect.…
Ken Burns is the famous documentarian, and he uses a lot of old still photos in…his work, and they are usually treated with zooms and pans across them while…dramatic music plays in the background.…Now if you don't like that effect, or if you just want to adjust it, it's very easy to do.…
- Importing footage and stills
- Organizing and locating clips using ratings and keyword tags
- Cropping, trimming, splitting, and fine-tuning clips
- Inserting transitions between clips
- Applying One-Step effects
- Stabilizing shaky footage
- Adding background music and voiceovers
- Synchronizing footage to specific points of an audio track
- Publishing content to YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook
- Exporting movies and projects
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Importing Video
3. Understanding the Interface
4. Organizing Clips
5. Editing Video
6. Working with Effects
7. Working with Audio
8. Sharing Your Movies
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