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Faster Smarter Digital Video (Bpg-Other)by Jason Dunn
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"Faster Smarter Digital Video" shows you how to produce high-quality digital video — faster, smarter, and easier! You get practical, concise guidance for choosing a digital camcorder; capturing better video; editing footage and audio; adding professional effects; using the digital media capabilities in the Microsoft "RM" Windows "RM" XP operating system; and delivering your final production live, canned, or over the Web. "Faster Smarter Digital Video" delivers accurate, how-to information that's easy to absorb and apply. The language is friendly and down-to-earth, with no jargon or silly chatter. Use the concise explanations, easy numbered steps, and visual examples that help you swing into action — and get the job done!
Book News Annotation:
This book walks through important elements of digital video and digital video terminology for beginners. It tells what to look for when buying a new digital video camera, gives tips on capturing great footage with it, and explains how to transfer that video footage to a computer and edit it, add special effects, and share it with others over the Internet or by burning it to a DVD or CD. Readers should have access to a fairly powerful computer no more than two years old, a digital video camera that uses Mini DV tapes, and a high-speed Internet connection. Dunn is a digital media enthusiast and teacher.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Explains how to produce and edit digital video, covering topics including choosing a camera, setting up shots, shaping a story, adding titles and voice-overs, and digitizing VHS footage.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-314) and index.
About the Author
Douglas Dixon is a technologist and author who works in the "Video Valley" of Princeton, NJ. As a technology leader at Sarnoff Corp., and previously as a software product manager at Intel, Doug has extensive experience developing multimedia and Web technology into consumer products. Doug is a contributing editor for "Camcorder and Computer Video" and "Digital Photographer" magazines, covering video editing and streaming media technology and tools, from DV to DVD, consumer to professional. He is active i
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