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Sony Vegas Pro 11 Beginner's Guide by Duncan Wood

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Time for action — automating the pan/crop tool

With our tutorial project open, zoom out the whole project so that all of the events can be seen on the timeline. You will notice that some of the events are longer than others. Our third event is actually one of the longest media clips in the project so let's look at this event first.

Zooming

Although the action of zooming is usually left to the camera operator, we can also create powerful camera moves in the editing stage. Here we will show you how:

  1. As we have mentioned and seen in previous chapters, each media clip has two icons on its right-hand side. The lower one is Event FX and the upper one is the one we want, Event Pan/Crop. Click on this icon.
  2. The Event Pan/Crop window will open, which we ...

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