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Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 with CDROM (Classroom in a Book)by Adobe Creative Team
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The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro CS4
Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 Classroom in a Book contains 21 lessons. The book covers the basics of learning Adobe Premiere Pro and provides countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you.
Learn to work with audio, create transitions, add effects, and produce titles, and then take it to the next level by creating efficiency in your editing projects and utilizing tools such as Adobe Dynamic Link, OnLocation™ CS4, and Encore® CS4. Learn to use the new Speech Search technology for speech transcription projects and how to work with the latest tapeless media in Premiere Pro. Best of all, the accompanying DVD-ROM includes footage and audio clips that you can practice with.
“The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” —Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training
Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.
Book News Annotation:
This guide to Adobe's video editing application provides step-by-step instructions for mastering the basic features of this popular post production software suite. Covering such topics as importing media, dynamic titles, effects, audio mixing, color correction and project design and management, the work provides notated color screen shots and numerous tips and examples for creating videos and authoring DVDs. Information on Adobe's OnLocation direct-to-disk recording system is also included. A CD-ROM containing example files, videos and exercises as well as information on Adobe certification is included. This volume is an official Adobe Systems training workbook. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Those creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 choose Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press.
The 22 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Premiere Pro CS5. Readers learn the basics on things like using audio, creating transitions, producing titles, and adding effects. Once they have the basics down, they'll learn how to take their projects further by sweetening and mixing sound, compositing the footage, adjusting color, authoring DVDs, and much more.
This completely revised CS5 edition covers new features such as Ultra, the new high-performance keyer. New workflows for creative collaboration are also explored, from the script all the way to the screen using Adobe Story, OnLocation, Speech Search, and other Adobe tools that are right at users' fingertips. Best of all, the companion DVD includes lesson files so readers can work step-by-step along with the book.
Adobe Premiere Pro CS4, Adobe's flagship digital video editing application, offers both Mac and Windows users an all-in-one tool that includes Adobe Encore CS4 (for authoring DVDs) and Adobe OnLocation CS4 (a workflow management tool that’s now cross-platform and redesigned in this version).
This project-based book covers not just the basics of working with audio,creating transitions, and producing titles, but also provides a clear roadmap for using Premiere Pro most efficiently for your editing projects and utilizing tools such as Adobe Dynamic Link (previously only available in Creative Suite Production Premium), Soundbooth, and the components in the Creative Suite. Readers will also learn how to use the editing tools new to this version, as well as other new features such as direct-to-disk recording, batch encoding, project intelligence with XMP metadata support, Blu-ray Disc output that can be easily transferable to the Web, and Speech Search, a new tool that makes dialog in your video assets searchable. Best of all, the book's accompanying DVD includes real footage that you can practice on.
About the Author
The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real world knowledge of Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe's Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products
Table of Contents
1. Touring Premiere Pro CS4
2. Adobe On Location
3. Shooting and Capturing Video & Audio
4. Importing and Managing Tapeless Media
5. Selecting Settings, Adjusting Preferences and Managing Assets
6. Creating Cuts only videos
7. Adding Video Transitions
8. Creating Dynamic Titles
9. Specialized Editing Tools
10. Adding Video Effects
11. Putting Clips in Motion
12. Changing Time
13. Acquiring and Editing Audio
14. Sweetening Your Sound and Mixing Audio
15. Audio Transcription
16. Compositing Techniques
17. Enhancing Color, Editing Tips, & Shortcuts
18. Project Management
19. Using Photoshop and After Effects to Enhance Your DV Project
20. Exporting Frames, Clips and Sequences
21. Authoring DVDs with Premiere Pro and Encore CS4
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