5 Video Editing Tips For Beginners
By Space Coast Daily // February 21, 2022
Nowadays, there are video contents for almost everything. So, it is obvious that most of the people are opting for the profession of videographers and video editors. So, if you are planning to jump into one of those professions then there are some tips that you should remember as a beginner.
Scroll down below to know more about those tips:
1. Go With Flow
Whatever or whichever video you are editing it needs to have a proper flow. While you are editing your video you need to make a list of what you are going to add and what you are going to remove from it. By making a list you can work with flow and in an organised manner.
You can also make different sections of files and name it according to your different video contents. After that you will know which file contains which video. You can also add subsections in it. By maintaining this type of work flow you will be able to edit your video easily as a beginner.
2. Do Colour Correction
You know that your video should look creative and engaging as the audience hates the lousy video. So, to make your video more engaging you can add colours or manipulate some colours so that the audience can have the clear video. You might know or not know it but colour is the most important element of the video.
If the colour is too bright it might get negative results from the audience but if the colour is too light then the video will look blurry like those old films. So, it is important to use proper colours to highlight the important parts of videos and to maintain the lighting of the video you can use a normal colour that is not flashy but not too blurry either. Choose something in between.
3. Edit Through Fast Device
Editing videos is something that you need to do even if you have busy schedules or work because once you make a video it becomes necessary to edit it in such a way that it looks engaging and attractive. But you might not have that much time with you after you make a video or videos.
So, it’s better to choose the right software and right devices that can edit your videos in one go and without any delays or mistakes. You can edit your video with Wave.video and many other apps and devices but choose the fastest video editing tool so that you can edit your videos even when you are having a little break from your busy schedule.
4. Add Suitable Music
You see, music is the most important part of human life. You might have experienced how music can change your whole mood and vibe just in a few seconds/minutes. That’s the reason adding music to your video is important. Choose music according to the type of video you are going to share.
If the video is funny then add a bit of pun and funny music, if the video is about reviews of movies or songs then add some happy melody to it, if the video is about exams or test preparations then add some calm music so that the viewers can feel calm while listening to tips and tricks of the exam. This way you can select good music and make your video better.
5. Add Graphics and Captions
Well, its not surprising then most of the people choose to look at the video without unmuting it as sometimes they might be in surroundings that are silent. So, they are likely to click on captions as they might not be able to listen but through reading the captions people can know what they are watching and what content you are talking about. So, while editing the video you need to add captions.
As for graphics, it will make your video more attractive with proper background and some funny add-ups like stickers and animation. Both graphics and captions will complete your video editing on good note.
These are some tips that will help you in making your process of video editing smooth and error free. As video editing takes more time you need to maintain your time-limit.