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4 Steps to Video Editing On-the-Fly

This is a picture of my old but trusty video editing Acer laptop.

Though it has Sony Vegas Pro 8, I am using Vegas 4 for speedier delivery.

I am in a little dark corner of a room with a cup of hot tea, editing the video of a training workshop which is going on right now.

Video editing on the fly is required when client wants to watch the video at the end of the day.

Here are 4 steps to produce a video quickly:
Plan the video sequence: Study the event program. Rearrange the sequence to form an interesting storyline. Start and end with a bang. Leave the light moments in between. Draw a flow chart on paper.Shoot for edit: With the video sequence flow chart on hand, shoot the video exactly how you want the shot to appear. Take extra footages for more choice. Cover at least 3 main shots: wide, mid and close-up.Edit ruthlessly: Editing takes up the most time. Select your best shots quickly and cut away the rest. Pre-layout the video sequence using text clips. Slot in the visuals when you …

Sony Vegas Pro 9 Coming Soon!

I just received news that Sony Vegas Pro 9 is just around the corner!

The new tagline: "Professional Video, Audio and Blu-ray Disc Creation".

The Sony Vegas Pro 9 integrates two powerful applications that work together to provide an efficient environment for video professionals. It offers robust and progressive platform for content creation and production.

Get ready to buy Sony Vegas Pro 9 Professional Video Editing Software.

New features in Sony Vegas Pro 9 include:
New user interface for optimized color viewing and enhanced usabilityNative XDCAM EX reading and importOpen and edit RED ONE™ files on the timeline4K project support, up to 4096 x 4096New Gradient Wipe transitionNew Glint, Rays, Defocus, Starburst, Soft Contrast and Fill Light video effectsSupport for Gigapixel-size imagesIncludes native 32- and 64-bit versions of Vegas Pro 9 software
With broad format support, superior effects processing, unparalleled audio support, and a full complement of editorial tools, the Sony…