Chapter 8

A Potpourri of Stylin’ FX

Looking for some eye candy to entertain, motivate, and inform your audiences? This grab bag of techniques should get your creative energy flowing.

Fast, Slow, Reverse, Strobe, and Ghost

Remember to use Ctrl+dragging and trimming events to slow down and speed up video. With Vegas, use velocity envelopes, too. However, there is one more method. Right-click an event and choose Properties. Adjust the playback rate. Higher numbers speed up and lower numbers slow down the video.

Movie Studio Users: Click the Event FX button>General tab to adjust playback rate.

To reverse an event in Vegas, right-click and choose ...

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