In addition to grabbing still frames from your video footage to incorporate into your iMovie projects, you can also incorporate still photos that you shot with your digital still camera or phone, or perhaps scanned into your Mac. This video explains how to import still photos, as well as iMovie’s preferences on how still photos are treated when you add them to your project.
- [Voiceover] In addition to grabbing still frames…from your video footage to incorporate…into your iMovie projects, you can also incorporate…still photos that you shot with your digital still camera…or phone, or perhaps scanned into your Mac.…And it makes sense that if you have video footage…of say, your vacation, you most likely have still photos…from your trip, too, and you'll probably wanna…incorporate some of them into your iMovie project.…And it's really easy to do.…I'm just gonna move iMovie over for a second.…And if you have access to the exercise files,…you'll find an folder in here called AT photos.…And here I have a handful of photos.…
Now the easiest and quickest way to add photos right now,…since I'm looking at the images in a window sitting on top…of my iMovie window, is to just drag the photos in.…But before I do that, I'm gonna come back…to iMovie and go to preferences.…And here we have a photo placement menu.…This is where you specify how iMovie treats photos…when you drag them in.…The default is Ken Burns, which is the zooming…
- What's new in iMovie 10.1.2?
- Importing video
- Browsing events
- Adding clips to a new iMovie project
- Organizing and rating clips
- Trimming video
- Splitting, inserting, and connecting clips
- Creating still clips
- Adding photos, transitions, and titles
- Adjusting video speed
- Applying special effects
- Adding music and sound effects
- Sharing movies
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 05/23/2016 and 06/15/2016. What changed?
A: We revised one video, "Delete unwanted clips," to address updates found in iMovie 10.1.2.
1. Import Video
2. Understand the Interface
Interface overview5m 28s
3. Organize Clips
4. Edit Video
5. Work with Photos, Transitions, Titles, and Effects
6. Work with Audio
7. Share Your Movies
Export to iMovie Theater6m 24s
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