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Instant Vegas Movie Studio +DVD by Douglas Spotted Eagle

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Chapter 8

Getting Creative with Techniques

Are you looking for some eye candy to entertain, motivate, and inform your audiences? This grab bag of techniques should get your creative energy flowing.

Fast, Slow, Reverse, Strobe, and Ghost

Remember to use Ctrl+dragging/trimming events to slow down or speed up video. However, there is one other method. Right-click an event and choose Properties. Adjust the Playback rate. Higher numbers speed up and lower numbers slow down the video.

Hold Ctrl and click and drag a video nie to the upper track to quickly make a copy.

One sweet technique is to duplicate a video event on an upper track, and change the playback speed of the event on the upper track.

Adjust the opacity (40 to 60 percent) of the upper ...

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