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Teach Yourself Digital Video & PC Editing By Peter Cope

Teach Yourself Digital Video & PC Editing
by Peter Cope

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This book places its emphasis on understanding and gaining hands-on experience of Digital Vidoe and PC Editing.
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Teach Yourself Digital Video & PC Editing by Peter Cope

Desktop video or PC-based digital video is regarded as the next big thing for desktop computers in the consumer market. Following on from the adoption of personal computers for DTP and digital photography, desktop video offers the general consumer and hobbyist the opportunity to produce and edit mini epics using standard hardware and simple software.

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About Peter Cope

Peter Cope is a long-standing contributor to the photographic press and features regularly in 'Amateur Photographer', 'Practical Photography' and 'What Digital Camera?' magazines.

Table of Contents

1 - What is Desktop Video? The historical perspective / Evolution from cine/film-based media and analogue video / Summary of digital video formats; what can and can't be done; 2 - Getting Started; Cameras / Computers / Software / Other additional requirements; 3 - Digital Video Cameras; What are they? / Buying advice / Features; 4 - Using the Computer with a Digital Video Camera Connections / Running digital video software / Downloading video from the camera; 5 - Building a Movie; Movie clips / Handling clips: trimming clips, splitting clips / Storyboarding / Transitional effects: what they are and how they can link scenes; 6 - Titles and Special Effects; Adding titles / How to use titles for continuity / Special effects: software effectsvs. in-camera effects / Using special effects for maximum impact; 7 - Sound; Adding sound / A narrative track / A composite soundtrack / Mixing and editing sound and soundtracks; 8 - Adding Other Visuals; Using digital images / Importing other digital video sources / Importing analogue video; 9 - Exporting Video; Sending the edited video back to tape / Creating quicktime videos / Web streaming / DVD and VideoCD creation; 10 - Video Technique; Technique overview / Keeping shots steady: using supports, tripods and steadycams / Sound / Lighting / Focus and exposure control/effects / Composition; 11 - Videoing Events; How to compile a video of an event / Special events; 12 - Professional Editing and Video Technique; Ways to make your video into something special / Creating showreels

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Teach Yourself Digital Video & PC Editing by Peter Cope
Peter Cope
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Hodder Education
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