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From Still to Motion: Editing DSLR Video with Final Cut Pro X by Robbie Carman, Abba Shapiro, Richard Harrington

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Examining Clips

Now that you have control over sorting your clips, it’s time to actually watch your media. The process of reviewing or skimming your footage will make it easier to tag footage with keywords and roles, as well as help you find the best shots.

Taking the time to review your footage and annotate it greatly improves your end results. When an event is selected in the Event Library, you can view its clips in the Event Browser. This is the first step toward viewing and organizing your footage.

Viewing Individual Clips

When you’ve located a clip in an event, you have several ways to view its contents. It’s important that you learn how to use the dynamic preview capabilities of Final Cut Pro X to speed up your edit workflow.

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