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Postby rpavich123 » Wed Aug 30, 2006 2:02 pm

Hi,
I'm very new to video editing. Is there a place that I can see examples of other users work so I can see some possibilities by layman such as myself? That would probably be a BIG help!

thanks,
bob
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Postby Rich2Putt » Wed Aug 30, 2006 4:18 pm

Hi Bob,

It would be nice to have samples of other VS titles, openings etc..... :wink:

Something like youtube.com but for Ulead VS users. :P
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Postby Joe Louvar » Wed Aug 30, 2006 5:15 pm

You can see some VideoStudio examples at http://ulead.dropshots.com
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Postby rpavich123 » Wed Aug 30, 2006 5:40 pm

Thank you so much!!! This is just what I was looking for...

Next step! Get some creativity!!!
:lol:
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Postby Black Lab » Wed Aug 30, 2006 7:09 pm

Watch TV! Seriously, watch how they use cuts and fades, composites and layering, lower thirds, etc. Videomaker magazine* just had an article about the Rule of Thirds - how you should not center your subject when shooting, but have it in a third of the shot (picture a tic-tac-toe grid). And watching TV, sure enough, most is shot this way. And don't forget to listen to TV too. Commercials are especially great for all these examples. I actually find myself commenting on the production of the commercial rather than what they are trying to sell.

*A great magazine, IMHO.
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Postby Rich2Putt » Wed Aug 30, 2006 7:17 pm

To add to Jeff's comments.

Try EventDV magazine. It's free & has many good articles on weddings & events. Very well written & its free.

eventdv.net

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Postby rpavich123 » Wed Aug 30, 2006 7:23 pm

Black lab,
I do do that...I was just looking for the "average joe" and what he could do with this program...something I can aspire to... :D

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Postby sjj1805 » Wed Aug 30, 2006 8:53 pm

This is a very interesting thread and contains information which is useful learning material for several Ulead products. I have therefore requested that it be moved into the Tutorials "General Information" Forum.

A shadow copy will be kept in the VideoStudio forum from where it originated. Steve Jones - Tutorials Moderator.
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Postby Black Lab » Wed Aug 30, 2006 9:07 pm

I was just looking for the "average joe" and what he could do with this program...something I can aspire to...

I am an average Joe (Jeff, actually) and I use TV, mostly commercials, for ideas and inspiration. I can't replicate everything I see, basically for lack of time and the limitations of the software, but it is sure fun trying :!: 8)
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Postby Joe Louvar » Wed Aug 30, 2006 10:14 pm

Also, after getting and using VideoStudio 10+ my camera skills started improving too. :D
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Help with technique

Postby DavidGreensmith » Sat Sep 02, 2006 4:47 pm

There is a UK magazine called "Digital Video Techniques" which features articles on techniques for digital video - oddly enough :-)

I've bought the last few issues of this and it is very good. They have a cover CD on every issue with freebies like music and motion video loops, plus tutorials.

If you're not in the UK then you can subscribe - Google the name and you'll be taken to the page.

One of the nice things about the tutorials is that they use a sub-set of video editing products as examples and Video Studio 10 is included.

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Postby sjj1805 » Sat Sep 16, 2006 2:30 pm

Another similar thread has also been started here:

http://forum.corel.com/EN/viewtopic.php?p=81808#81808

(This also highlights the value of Searching Before Posting.)
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