Chapter 3. Editing Techniques

Author: Christine Steele, with Maxim Jago


You have the courage of your convictions. When you’re editing you have to make thousands of decisions every day and if you dither over them all the time, you’ll never get anything done.

—Anne V. Coates

Crafting a compelling story from images is a process that demands more than just perseverance. Deft hand-and-eye coordination helps, but making art from a folder full of camera files requires learning and continually practicing essential editing skills.

Studio professionals need to perform editing functions in the Timeline as fast as they can think about the changes they want ...

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