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Mastering Adobe Premier Pro CS6 HOTSHOt by Paul Ekert

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Fine-tuning the edit

You've now reached the stage where you need to make some important creative decisions about the timing of each edit point, known as edit decision points . A good montage, as has been said earlier in this project, is all about timing, and to complete this task, you will use the trim tool and the speed/duration tool to fine-tune your rough running order into something a little more polished. You will also make use of the shortcut keys J, K, and L that you have used in previous tasks.

Engage Thrusters

Using the Timeline, you will fine-tune your rough assembly edit:

  1. Select the Timeline by pressing Shift + 3 on the keyboard.
  2. Play back the sequence by hitting the L key. Play the sequence back several times to get a feel for the timing; ...

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