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trying to add a pause after Ken Burns effect to hold the photo

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Mar 24, 2012 11:44 AM

I am trying to set a pause to my still photos after using the Ken Burns effect.  So it starts zoomed in on an area of the photo and pulls out and then I want it to hold for a few seconds so you can see the full photo.   Any suggestions?  I can't find anything anywhere???

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    1) copy the photo with the Ken Burns effect

    2) place the copy after the original photo

    3) edit the copy, reverse the order of the Ken Burns effect using the arrows next to the word "Start" so the end point is now the start point, change "Ken Burns" effect to "Crop", and change the duration of the copy


    If you want the pause at the beginning

    - place the copy before the original photo

    - edit the copy by just changing the "Ken Burns" effect to a "Crop"  (i.e., crop using the start point),and change the duration of the copy


    If you have a "pause, ken burns effect, pause" don't use a transition after the 1st pause and before the 2nd pause. 


    With a group picture, you can simulate a real Ken Burns effect with


    transition, pause, zoom in, pause, [pan, pause] ... [pan, pause,] zoom out, pause, transition


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