Using Still Graphics in Movies

on Monday, August 31, 2009

Although movies are all about motion, there are plenty of times you’ll want to include still graphics in your video projects. The process of importing stills into your video-editing program is usually pretty simple, but before you start plopping stills into your timeline, you should take some important steps to make sure that your images will look right. If you don’t take the time to prepare your stills, two main problems can result:
  • Images may become distorted and look unnaturally stretched or squeezed.
  • Colors might not display properly