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Final Cut Pro Power Skills: Work Faster and Smarter in Final Cut Pro 7 by Larry Jordan

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Chapter 3. Ingesting Media

Whether you record your images to tape or to flash memory, or draw them with crayons on paper and scan them into a digital image sequence, at some point you need to get your files into Final Cut Pro. That’s what this chapter is all about.

You can bring images into Final Cut Pro in one of three ways: capture your images from videotape, transfer them from tapeless media, or import images that the computer can already read, such as Photoshop documents.

This chapter starts by looking at still images—typically a complete snake pit of confusion and conflicting advice. Using the information provided here will make your life a whole lot easier.

Using Cover Flow to Find Shots

Here’s a handy way to find stuff fast.

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