Adopting the Proper Mindset for Video Editing

Adopting the Proper Mindset for Video Editing

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The point is honing your craft with your software of choice. Put in the dedication necessary, and you will be rewarded for it; that’s a guarantee.

It’s not always about working hard – it’s about working smart too.

If you tried to do everything on your own without knowing any of the shortcuts that experienced video editors use, you’re going to have difficulty getting anything done. For example, did you know that video editing software has markers you can use on the timeline? If you want to go for edits that have specific moments, place markers instead of winging it later when you’ve made the edits. That way, you won’t be bogged down by the pace.

Work on cleaning up dialogue to enhance the quality

That last is more of a tip that professional video editors tend to use. Let’s say the project you’re working on includes a lot of dialogue. More often than not, you’re going to see a lot of moments where the person speaking is going “Ummm” or taking deep breaths. Take the time to edit most of these moments out, and you’ll have created a well-paced video overall. Fading the audio between those moments (terse) is a great way to accomplish this.

Adopting a professional mindset means believing in yourself and understanding that if you put in the time and effort, you’ll be rewarded. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes – instead, try to avoid failing outright by being too afraid to continue. Go that extra mile!


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