Synopses & Reviews
Vegas 6 is a non-linear video editing application featuring an intuitive interface that allows you to compile, trim, and edit digital video. Covering the logical workflow of a Vegas project, from capturing video to rendering the finished project, "Vegas 6 Revealed: The Official Guide" covers all aspects of creating video productions with Vegas 6.0. Learn how to create compelling video productions using the software toolset, from the basic facets of digital video editing such as editing clips and assembling a project, to more advanced features such as how to create special effects and working with digital sound. The book can be read from cover-to-cover or it can serve as a handy desktop reference for specific video editing task. Written in an approachable style with definitions, Quick Tips, and how-to tutorials throughout, "Vegas 6 Revealed: The Official Guide" will help you master all of the features of Vegas 6, Sony's popular, feature-rich video editing application.
Get ready to explore all that the Vegas 6 software has to offer. Giving you a firm foundation, this book allows you to master concepts on both a technical and an artistic level. Begin by examining the concept behind each task - the goal and the necessary features that are involved. Then go in-depth with the objective of your task as you study examples and learn the steps necessary to complete it. Working your way through comprehensive, step-by-step lessons, you'll develop the confidence you need to create amazing digital video using the Vegas software. Includes: tips for working with media events * advanced video editing techniques * advice for using transitions to add pizzazz to your video * tips for adding generated media, such as titles and credits * techniques for working with sound * easy-to-understand instructions for adding special effects to your video.
About the Author
Doug Sahlin is an author, photographer, and videographer living in Central Florida. He is the author of 15 books on graphic design, digital imaging, and digital video applications, including How To Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat 6.0, Digital Photography QuickSteps, and Naked Vegas 5.0. Sahlin?s articles and product reviews have appeared in national publications such as Computer Graphics World, 3D Magazine, Video Systems, and Corel Magazine. His tutorials have been featured at numerous Web sites devoted to graphic design. Sahlin uses digital imaging and video equipment to create media for use in client Web sites and CD ROM presentations. He co-authored 50 Fast Digital Video Techniques (Wiley Publishing) with Bonnie Blake and recently finished a revision of his popular How To Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat. Sahlin has also taught businesses how to use Sony Vegas to create videos for employee tutorials, and multimedia promotions.
Table of Contents
A. Getting to Know Vegas X B. Creating a Project C. Adding Media to a Project D. Using Advanced Video Editing Techniques E. Create Compelling Video Transitions F. Working with Sound G. Creating Generated Media H. Adding Special Effects I. Creating Video Eye Candy J. Vegas Tips and Tricks K. Rendering Your Project