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Postby ssandheinrich » Sat May 19, 2018 6:22 am

I have video shot in both orientations and I don't want to loose quality or size by cropping. My version doesn't have the blurry side bars. Any suggestions? Thanks!
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Re: Video shot in portrait and landscape

Postby Chuck Engels » Sat May 19, 2018 9:28 am

Copy the clip to a track below, enlarge to fill the entire screen and blur the entire clips slightly. that will give you basically the same effect they use on TV.
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Re: Video shot in portrait and landscape

Postby Dave McElderry » Sat May 19, 2018 10:13 am

For what it's worth, I find the blurry "fill" video to be distracting and undesirable. I'd rather have a plain black background where vertical video is shown.
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Re: Video shot in portrait and landscape

Postby Steve Grisetti » Mon May 21, 2018 4:18 pm

Here's the solution I proposed for Premiere Elements. Shouldn't be hard to adapt it to Vegas or Movie Studio.
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Re: Video shot in portrait and landscape

Postby sidd finch » Mon May 21, 2018 4:43 pm

Personally I like the second copy on the first track out of focus like that. In addition, I also make the blurred out video semi translucent so that the video is also much darker. Blurred and darker for me is easier on the eyes.

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