Digital Video for Dummies

Digital Video for Dummies

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Digital media sales represent a growing market in consumer technology; in previous editions, this book has been the top-selling reference for digital video beginners Fully revised and completely focused on consumer digital video users and editors who have little to no experience with the equipment Walks readers through the basics of selecting equipment, installing software and hardware, shooting good video, getting files into a PC, editing, and outputting to the Internet, videotape, or a DVD CD-ROM includes trial versions of the editing software covered in the book as well as other digital video tools and sample files
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 187.96 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 589.67g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • 3rd edition
  • 0764541145
  • 9780764541148

About Keith Underdahl

Keith Underdahl is the author of several books on digital video. He is an experienced videographer and developer of kiosk and marketing videos for Ages Software.
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Table of contents

Introduction; Part I: Getting Ready for Digital Video; Chapter 1: Introducing Digital Video; Chapter 2: Getting Your Computer Ready for Digital Video; Chapter 3: Getting Your Digital Video Gear; Part II: Gathering Footage; Chapter 4: Shooting Better Video; Chapter 5: Capturing Digital Video; Chapter 6: Capturing Analog Video; Chapter 7: Importing Audio; Part III: Editing Your Movie; Chapter 8: Hollywood Comes Home: Basic Editing; Chapter 9: Using Transitions and Titles; Chapter 10: Working with Audio; Chapter 11: Advanced Video Editing; Chapter 12: Working with Still Photos and Graphics; Chapter 13: Wrapping Up Your Movie; Part IV: Sharing Your Video; Chapter 14: Putting Your Movies on the Internet; Chapter 15: Exporting Digital Video to Tape; Chapter 16: Recording CDs and DVDs; Part V: The Part of Tens; Chapter 17: Ten Videography Tips and Tricks; Chapter 18: Ten Tools for Digital Video Production; Chapter 19: Comparing Ten Video-Editing Programs; Part VI: Appendixes; Appendix A: About the CD; Appendix B: Glossary; Appendix C: Installing Apple iMovie; Appendix D: Using Pinnacle Studio; Appendix E: Using Windows Movie Maker; Index.
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"...The Dummies part of the title is upheld, with clear language and images that provide useful explanations..." (Computer Active, October 2003)
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