December 2, 2017
Is your video lacking something? You don’t always need to make big, dramatic changes to your edit. Sometimes, all it takes is a little adjustment.
It’s crazy to think about how much an editor needs to know how to do, because guess what, it’s not all about cutting clips and adding music. It’s about animating text, adjusting audio levels, and making all of those images look as good as you possibly can, which, of course, requires a pretty well-rounded understanding of your editing tools.
lf you want to learn a few little tricks that will affect your edit in a big way, Justin Odisho shares five really great techniques that will help you not only save time while editing, but also add a little flair to your videos. Check out his tutorial below:
It’s easy to get caught up in the massive scale of an editing project that you completely forget how impactful the little adjustments can be. Adding a slight gaussian blur to your video clip can make your text really pop. A simple keyboard shortcut can make quick work of audio ducking. A subtle vignette can bring the attention back to your subject.