6. Adding Video Transitions
Transitions can make a video move more smoothly or snap the audience to attention. Some transitions are whimsical, others draw attention to a portion of the scene, and still others create a frantic mood. Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 has nearly 80 transitions that are easy to use and customize. Fun stuff—but try to use restraint.
Topics covered in this lesson:
• Using transitions with restraint
• Experimenting with transitions
• Changing parameters in the Effect Controls panel
• Fine-tuning transitions
Applying transitions between clips—dissolves, page wipes, spinning screens, and many more—is a nice way to ...