49 Editing: It's the Pace, Ace!

Bill Davis

Figure 49-1

Figure 49-1

OK—I admit it, I have a problem. I walk fast. I don’t know why, I just do. If I get out of the car at the same time as my wife and son, I’m almost always inside the store before they are. And my 10-year-old is usually trailing far behind my wife, particularly if there’s any interesting junk in the parking lot along his path.

I bring up this example to illustrate that while the goal is the same—walking from the car to the store—for all of us, the pace at which each of us prefers to accomplish this task is vastly different. And so it is with our videos. Each video we make and each scene within ...

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