Go to File>New Project. Choose No Theme. Set the Aspect Ratio to Widescreen and the Frame Rate to 30 fps. Finally, click Create.
Go to File>Import. Browse to the ‘Camera Moves.mov’ clip that you can download from our Tutorial Files page. Create a New Event. Tick Optimize Video then choose Full – Original Size.
Go to View>Playhead Info. Drag the clip into the Project window. Scrub to 6:00 and right-click. Choose Split Clip. Go to 12:00 and split the clip again.
Click on the middle section to highlight it with yellow. Click on the Crop, Rotate and Ken Burns icon. Then select the Ken Burns tab in the Viewer.
Click on the green Start label to change it to a red End label. Drag the red box’s corner handles to crop the shot. Drag inside the box to pan.
Play the scene. At six seconds the camera zooms and pans. However, when we get to the third clip it suddenly jumps back to a wide shot.
Click the middle and choose Edit>Copy. Click the third section and choose Edit>Paste Adjustments>Crop. Click the Crop icon to see the Ken Burns controls.
Drag the green Start box so that it overlaps the red End box. As the start and end points are the same the camera won’t move. Click Done.
Play the sequence. The camera will hold a wide shot for six seconds, then smoothly zoom and pan into a closeup. It will then hold on to the closeup.
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