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My first attempt at editing - Phantom owner of 2 weeks

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by PhotoZel, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. PhotoZel

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  2. noiseboy72

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    Nice start, but here's a few pointers...
    Avoid all the cheesy transitions. Cuts and fades are all you need.
    There are quite a lot of repeating shots, leaving your video quite long. 4-5 minutes is more than long enough.
    Some of your shots are quite "indecisive" with the shot moving in one direction, then back again. Movement is good, but keep it all heading in the same direction and avoid any see-sawing or tromboning.
    Try to get shots from all directions. It is all too easy to just film in one direction, leaving the audience wanting more!

    Other than that, carry on the good work :)
     
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    Some lovely shots!!, but agree get rid of cheesey transitions they look really 80's and amateurish , do hard cuts between scenes as much as possible , cut to the music beat, keep each clip short a couple of seconds, and if it's too long to do in a couple of seconds speed it up. Do it again and repost , make it 3mins apx maximum with the above followed and it will be great.
    Just my opinion as the shots were really nice , just the editing needs a lot
     
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    Thanks, I let the software choose the transitions, but each step is a step forward, I hope. Yes I saw that my shots were really to jumpy, and my circular movements are always to fast.

    Thank again guys!
     
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