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Sony Vegas Pro 11 Beginner's Guide by Duncan Wood

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Time for action — selecting edit points in our media clips

With our Tutorial project session open, we can start to select edits that will work to make our music video clip present well. The first step in this process is to mark any actual problems in each take that may need to be removed. Problems such as footage with digital glitches, annoying factors like hair blowing in a distracting way, and objects that are in the frame that shouldn't be there such as crew, microphones, lights, and so on. To be a great editor, you need to make yourself very familiar with the footage you have at hand to edit. Some accomplish this by watching each take through several times from start to finish and noting any good or bad things that exist in the "Take" or "Media ...

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