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Vegas Pro 8 Editing Workshop

By Douglas Spotted Eagle

  1. ISBN: 9780240810461
  2. Publication Date: March 2008
  3. Format: Paperback
  4. Pages: 528
  5. Price:
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    • £28.99 (GBP)
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Description

Master the Vegas Pro 8 toolset, including its industry-leading HD and audio capabilities. This comprehensive guide delivers the nuts and bolts of the essential tasks, from installing the application to outputting, together with practical editing techniques and real-world examples for working more efficiently.

Packed with all the necessary materials, including video footage, sequences, and detailed instructions, this book and DVD combo gives you a working knowledge of Vegas Pro 8. Better expert advice simply can't be found. Key features include:
* Capturing video including HD, HDV, XDCAM, and AVCHD
* Using editing tools, transitions, filters, and third-party plug-ins
* Multicam production and editing
* Color correction, titling and compositing
* Recording and editing audio; using audio plug-ins
* Creating and using Media Manager databases
* Web video workflow
* 24p HDCAM/DVCAM workflow for the independent filmmaker

Author Bio

Douglas Spotted Eagle is a recognized world leader in the Vegas product knowledgebase. He has authored numerous articles for Vegas and its sister applications. He also hosts two web sites for users of Vegas and related products and contributes to Videography, Studio, Parachutist, and Worship Video among other publications.

Reviews

"…a complete handbook for new and advanced user … Douglas turns complex technology into easy-to-understand concepts with his accessible and graceful writing style."--Charlie White, executive producer, digitalmedianet.com

?One of those famed jewels of knowledge…it should be required reading in any decent DA/DV production class, even if they do not use Vegas!?--Joaquin (Kino) Gil, forum leader, producer and writer, CreativeCow.net & digitalmedia.net

Contents

Ingesting Content, Editing, Compositing and Overlay, Color Correction, Filters and Add-On Tools, Multicam, Audio Functions, Output Options, DVD Architect 4.5, What's New In Vegas 8?