macbreak ken burns

In this week's episode of MacBreak Studio, Steve and Mark take a look how to extend the functionality of the built-in Ken Burns picture moving tool. If you want a pause in the movement, then read on.

Kenneth Burns wasn't the first person to do moves on still pictures, but he is the most famous. That is unless you live in the UK and you will no doubt give that award to the ubiquitous Ken Morse and his rostrum camera.

Anyway, the origins of the technique and naming don't really matter, it's the beautiful smooth moves with acceleration and deceleration that we want to duplicate. With the Ken Burns tool that is pretty easy, and there are many tutorials out there on how to use it. But what if you want to go one step further and build a pause into a move? In this new episode of MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin shows Mark Spencer how to do exactly that. 

As always, many thanks to the guys for producing another great tutorial packed with tips. To see more advice from Steve on FCPX, head over to the Ripple Training website where they have a large range of tutorials from beginner to advanced level.