Getting to Know Adobe Premiere Elements
In This Chapter
Discovering why Premiere Elements may work for you
Setting up the program to match your needs
Understanding the new features
After your footage is shot and your editing suite is set up, it’s time to get to work. By work, I mean having fun making your movie. Putting it together is like assembling a giant jigsaw puzzle that you make up as you go along. Before you can get to the fun stuff, you have to set up the workspace to accommodate your needs before you can get to work on your movie.
Did I say work again? Well, it’s fun work. Non-linear editing has the potential to be one of the most creative and accessible art forms. Think of your footage as nothing more than words, and the editing process is what helps shape the visual content to your vision. But in order to fully take advantage of it, you’ll need to understand the landscape before fully immersing yourself in it. All too often, people import footage into a non-linear editing (NLE) program, assemble a couple of clips, and then wrongly assume they easily made a movie. ...