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The Learning Series

For subscribers only (unless Complimentary). Our tutorial library is constantly growing and expanding to the latest and greatest software including Premiere Elements (something for every version), DVD Architect Studio, Vegas Movie Studio and even helper programs such as Audacity and Photoshop. It's growing so fast that we must sub-categorize this section (in process) and plan to have that complete soon. We assure you that you'll always learn something new when viewing these articles/full length/Quick Tip tutorials.

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'Leave Color' or 'Color Splash'

'Leave Color' or 'Color Splash'


Premiere Elements 12 - 'Leave Color' or 'Color Splash'
Item added 23 Sep 13



10 ways to keep Premiere Elements running efficiently



10 ways to keep Premiere Elements running efficiently
item added 14 Jan 10



3D Video (Part 1)

3D Video (Part 1)


3D Video - Part 1 (CyberLink PowerDirector)
Working with 3D Video in PowerDirector - originally rendered or simulated.
Item added 10 Mar 15



3D Video (Part 2)

3D Video (Part 2)


3D Video - Part 2 (CyberLink PowerDirector)
Working with 3D Video in PowerDirector - originally rendered or simulated.
Item added 10 Mar 15



About Presets

About Presets


Quick Tip - About Presets (PE7)
item added 6 Sep 08

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Adding Clips to theTimelineThru the Monitor

Adding Clips to theTimelineThru the Monitor


DVD Premiere Elements - Adding Clips to the Timeline Thru the Monitor
Item added 28 Dec 13



Adding Non-movie Extras With DVD Architect Studio

Adding Non-movie Extras With DVD Architect Studio


Adding Non-movie Extras With DVD Architect Studio
Item added 18 Feb 13



Adding Subtitles in CyberLink PowerDirector

Adding Subtitles in CyberLink PowerDirector


Adding Subtitles in CyberLink PowerDirector (CyberLink PowerDirector)
Using PowerDirector's Subtitle tool to create closed captioning for a DVD or BluRay disc.
Item added 27 July 14



Adding Transitions

Adding Transitions


Quick Tip - Adding Transitions (PE7)
item added 6 Sep 08

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Adjusting Audio Effects


Adjusting Audio Effects in Premiere Elements 7 - "Once you've applied an audio effects to your clip, you'll want to adjust and fine tune it to meet your particular needs."
item added 6 Sep 08





Adjustment Layers in Photoshop Elements

Adjustment Layers in Photoshop Elements


Adjustment Layers in Photoshop Elements
Item added 13 May 14



Advanced Keyframing - Editing on the Properties panel timeline



Steve's Tips - The beauty of the keyframing process is that, although relatively intuitive, it doesn't end with the basics. The timeline and its keyframes are wonderfully customizable and very easily "tweakable".
item added 9 June 09



Advanced Keyframing 2 - Keyframing Video Effects


Steve's Tips - Advanced Keyframing 2: Keyframing Video Effects - Moving transitions and flying clips, Animated cropping, Creating a 3D move, changing effect intensity over time... The beauty of Premiere Elements Keyframing feature is its versatility. With it you can not only create motion paths (as we demonstrated in Steve's Tips: Keyframing Basics) but you can also use it to control how effects behave over the course of a clip as well as how different effects settings affect the shape and movement of your clip.
item added 2 May 08



Advanced Output Options in Premiere Elements 7


"One of the great joys of working with a program like Premiere Elements is that, beyond the obvious, the program offers a wealth of features, options and settings for those who dare to dig a bit deeper. Here are some of the other, not-quite-so-obvious means of outputting media from your video project and implications of some of the settings and formats available."
item added 1 Nov 08



After Effects CS3 Shortcuts



After Effects CS3 (keyboard) Shortcuts
item added 31 Oct 09



Applying an Effect to Several Events

Applying an Effect to Several Events


Applying an Effect to Several Events (Sony Movie Studio)
How to apply an effect or effects to several clips at once.
Item added 10 Mar 15



Audio Effects

Audio Effects


Premiere Elements 12 - Audio Effects
Item added 23 Sep 13



Audio Keyframe Shifting

Audio Keyframe Shifting


Audio Keyframe Shifting (in Premiere Elements 9)
A little advanced keyframing trick that will be sure to amaze!
item added 18 Oct 10

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Audio Keyframing



(Basic) Audio Keyframing (in Premiere Elements 9)
item added 18 Oct 10



Auto-Ripple (Vegas Movie Studio)

Auto-Ripple (Vegas Movie Studio)


Learning Series - Auto-Ripple
For Vegas Movie Studio - Steve explains the auto-ripple tool and how to use it (a bit more complicated than the rival PE ripple tool).
item added 3 Jun 11

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Background Rendering and the Auto Analyzer



Background Rendering and the Auto Analyzer: Premiere Elements & Photoshop Elements 8 - Two new features; despite offering some great benefits to the program set, can also offer some challenges, particularly on a marginal or even medium-powered computer system.
item added 31 Oct 09



Black Video

Black Video

Quick Tip - Black Video
When & where you may want to use the "Black Video" option in Premiere Elements.
item added 9 July 09

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Blur A Face -- as on Cops

Blur A Face -- as on Cops


Sony Movie Studio - Blur A Face (as on Cops)
Item added 28 Dec 13



Brady Bunch Grid (Part 1)

Brady Bunch Grid (Part 1)


The Brady Bunch Grid (Intro) revisited - (Part 1 of 3)
Premiere Elements 14
A great rendition of the "Brady Bunch" opening/closing credits effect. Chuck shows you step by step how to achieve it.
Item added 4 Dec 15





Brady Bunch Grid (Part 2)

Brady Bunch Grid (Part 2)


The Brady Bunch Grid (Intro) revisited - (Part 2 of 3)
Premiere Elements 14
A great rendition of the "Brady Bunch" opening/closing credits effect. Chuck shows you step by step how to achieve it.
Item added 4 Dec 15



Brady Bunch Grid (Part 3)

Brady Bunch Grid (Part 3)


The Brady Bunch Grid (Intro) revisited - (Part 3 of 3)
Premiere Elements 14
A great rendition of the "Brady Bunch" opening/closing credits effect. Chuck shows you step by step how to achieve it.
Item added 4 Dec 15



Burn To Folder (DVDAS)

Burn To Folder (DVDAS)


Learning Series - Burn To Folder (DVD Architect Studio)
A quick tutorial on how to burn your DVDAS DVD/Blu-Ray projects to a folder, then burn to disk.
item added 3 Jun 11

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Camcorder Overlay

Camcorder Overlay


Learning Series - Camcorder Overlay
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An often requested effect, a tutorial on how to apply a "camcorder recording" overlay to an existing video - overlays included (standard, widescreen and HD resolutions).
item added 5 Jan 11

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Camera Sync - Part 1

Camera Sync - Part 1


Camera Sync - Part 1 (of 2 parts)
Usually done by expert videographers and editors, Chuck will show you how to use multiple video cameras to help make your project more professional looking.
Item added 22 Sep 12



Camera Sync - Part 2

Camera Sync - Part 2


Camera Sync - Part 2 (of 2 parts)
Usually done by expert videographers and editors, Chuck will show you how to use multiple video cameras to help make your project more professional looking.
Item added 22 Sep 12



Capturing MiniDV Video in Premiere Elements 7

Capturing MiniDV Video in Premiere Elements 7




Learning Series - Capturing MiniDV Video in Premiere Elements 7
item added 15 Jan 09

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Changing Clip Properties

Changing Clip Properties


Quick Tip - Changing Clip Properties (PE7)
item added 6 Sep 08

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Changing Clip Scale Position

Changing Clip Scale Position


Quick Tip - Changing Clip Scale Position (PE7)
item added 6 Sep 08

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Color and Stroking Text in Premiere Elements

Color and Stroking Text in Premiere Elements


Color and Stroking Text in Premiere Elements (Premiere Elements)
A show-n-tell on colorizing and adding strokes or outlines around text and graphics.
Item added 27 July 14



Color Matte

Color Matte



Quick Tip - Color Matte
How to set a background color for your video, images, titles, etc.
item added 9 July 09

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Convert Video Format (Prel)

Convert Video Format (Prel)


Learning Series - Convert Video Format (Premiere Elements)
Why you shouldn't mix various video formats in the same Premiere Elements projects and what to do when you need to.
item added 3 Jun 11

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Create And Add A Custom Button Highlight For Your Disc Menus

Create And Add A Custom Button Highlight For Your Disc Menus


Create And Add A Custom Button Highlight For Your Disc Menus (DVD Architect Studio)
Item added 13 May 14



Creating A Pan And Zoom Motion Path Over A Photo

Creating A Pan And Zoom Motion Path Over A Photo


Creating A Pan And Zoom Motion Path Over A Photo (CyberLink PowerDirector)
Item added 13 May 14



Creating a Playlist in DVD Architect Studio 4.5

Creating a Playlist in DVD Architect Studio 4.5


Learning Series - Creating Scenes in DVD Architect Studio 4.5
Steve will demonstrate a few different scene techniques using this small yet powerful and affordable software.
item added 5 Jan 10



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Creating a View-Master transition in Premiere Elements



Creating a View-Master transition in Premiere Elements
item added 11 Aug 10










 
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