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Media Composer® 6: Part 2—Effects Essentials by Greg Staten

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Using Standard Keyframes

When you played the Blur effect, you may have noticed that the runner turns his head, revealing more of the logo toward the end of the shot. The blurred square remains the same size throughout the segment, so even though it tracks to the correct location, it is too small to hide the entire logo by the end. To solve this type of problem, Media Composer allows you to modify parameters (including the shape) over time using a technique called keyframing. You’ll learn more about advanced keyframing in a later lesson, but in this lesson we’ll use the standard keyframing built into the Effect Preview monitor.

This section picks up where the last one left off, so you should still be on the clip from the last marker, in Effect ...

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