Picture compilation post-ACen
Posted 28 May 2013 - 05:16 PM
I know it's not strictly a cosplay question, but I thought it was close enough to the mark.
Any advice or personal experiences are appreciated. Thanks!!
Posted 28 May 2013 - 07:32 PM
Step 1 - if you want to crop, adjust lighting etc - use a photo editing software or site like Photoshop or Photobucket respectively.
Step 2 - Open Windows Movie Maker. (if you don't have it you can get it free from Microsoft if you just google Windows Movie Maker. Also - here is a link: http://www.microsoft...ails.aspx?id=34 )
Step 3 - click 'Import Pictures' on the left side bar. Find the appropriate folder, select the pictures. Click Ok
Step 4 - Add some sound. You can either 'Import audio or music' which allows you to get prerecorded things - or you can use the narration function AFTER the pictures have been added to the slide show (refer to step 8b)
Step 5 - Make a fancy Title page using 'make titles or credits' and 'add title at the beginning of the movie'
Step 6 - Drag and drop photos to the blue box on the bottom of the page in the order you like (Using the storyboard function makes it easier)
Step 7 - Using the Storyboard view, click the small blue arrows between the boxes to add transitions like FADE and CHECKERBOARD to name a few. you can add and delete over and over again to see which make the movie look it's best.
Step 8 - Make some cool credits using 'make titles or credits' and 'add credits to end'
Step 9 - Play video from start to finish to make sure everything is good.
Step 10 - Under Finish Movie click 'save to my computer'. Follow the instructions for the media file best suited to your computer and click save.
Hope this helps
This post has been edited by CrimsonAnime: 28 May 2013 - 07:40 PM
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