Advice 1: How to insert pictures in the video

Add in the video a static image allows almost any video editing program that can work not only with the popular avi container. For easy insertion of pictures in the clip enough features editor Movie Maker. However, in order to combine in the frame of photos and videos, you need a program that can work with the layer transparency and masks.
How to insert pictures in the video
You will need
  • - Movie Maker;
  • - After Effects;
  • photography;
  • video.
Instruction
1
If all you need to this photo appearing in any place of the video produced by and remaining on the screen for a few seconds, upload a video and photo to Movie Maker, using the option "Import video" and "Import images" which can be found in the "Operation".
2
If you need to insert an image before the video or after it, drag the photo with your mouse to the timeline and paste to the right place. If a static image you need to add in the middle of a clip, place the pointer of the current frame to the place where you are going to insert a photo. Cut the clip with the option "Split" from the menu "video" and paste the picture between the video fragments.
3
Can add a transition between video and photography. To do this, open the jump list option "View video transitions" from the "Operations". Select a transition and drag it to the joint between video and photography. To change the duration of the transition can be, putting the new value in the settings window that opens select "Options" from the tools menu. Go to the tab "advanced settings" and enter the desired length in the field "Duration of transfer".
4
To save the video with the inserted photo and click "Save to computer" from the Windows operations.
5
If you want to live in a frame made from photos, or add moving clouds to the landscape in the picture, you'll need to upload a photo and a video in After Effects. It is possible to make an option File from a group Import File menu.
6
Place both files on the Timeline palette. If the photo will overlap the part of the video, it should be on the top layer.
7
If you need to impose on video a translucent photo, expand the parameters of the layer with the picture by clicking on the button with the arrows on the left of the layer name. Reduce the value of the Opacity setting for this layer.
8
In order to leave in the frame part of the photo, overlapping the video, draw a mask on the layer with the photo. This can be done using the Pen Tool. Closing the contour of the mask, expand the settings the same way as other layer settings.
9
If part of the photo bounded by a contour of the mask should be visible in the final video, select Add from the list of mask modes. In order to make the image located within the boundaries of the mask, transparent, point to Substract. Adjust the feathering of the borders of the visible part of the picture, changing the value of Feather.
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To save the final edited video will move the composition to the palette Render Queue, using the option Add to Render Queue from the Composition menu. The save file will start after you click Render.

Advice 2: How to make photo from video

While watching a video, you may find that the individual frames look much better than photos taken at the same time and in the same place. In this case, simply save any frame from the video. After simple treatment he could be a good picture.
How to make photo from video
You will need
  • - Photoshop;
  • - Movie Maker;
  • program VirtualDub.
Instruction
1
To keep the frame in a separate file for processing later, open the video in an editor or player. Program selection depends, primarily, on whether, in what format you saved the video. If your video is recorded in one of the formats supported by Movie Maker, drag the file icon into the window of this editor with the mouse.
2
Place the file on the timeline. This can be done with Ctrl+D. Put the cursor on the frame from where going to do a photo. Can move the slider with the mouse or use the playback control buttons, which can be seen under the player window.
3
Click on the "take snapshot". This button can also be seen under the player. Select a location to save the image in the dialog box and write the name of the file.
4
If you are dealing with interlaced video that may not displayed correctly in Movie Maker, open the file in VirtualDub. Place the pointer on the frame that are going to save. This can be done by starting the playback with the Play button. Can drag the pointer of the current frame, which is located at the bottom of the VirtualDub window.
5
Select Filters from the Video menu and click the Add button. From the filter list select Deinterlace. This has seven settings, choose the option that is most suitable for your video.
6
To save a frame, press Ctrl+2. After that, the image will be sent to the clipboard where you can paste it into a document editor.
7
Edit a saved frame in the graphic editor. If you have saved the frame to a file, open this file in Photoshop. If the frame has been placed in the clipboard, create a new file the New command from the File menu. Place the image into a new document with the command Edit menu, Paste or Ctrl+V.
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If alterations in the photo you have chosen one of the moments when the object in the frame was moving, the future of the photo may be slightly blurred. This can be corrected by the filter Smart Sharpen from the group Sharpen Filter menu. In the filter dialog box, specify the type of blur Motion Blur. Adjust the angle of the escape blur radius and magnitude. All this can be done by focusing on changing the picture in the preview window.
9
Can make a simple border around the saved frame. To do this, add a new layer Layer New group from the menu Layer. Select the Rectangular Marquee Tool in the tools palette. With the help of this tool, highlight the part of the frame, which is closed by the frame. Use the Inverse command from the Select menu. Using the Paint Bucket tool fill the resulting frame to the appropriate color.
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Save picture command Save or Save for Web from the File menu. To save, select jpg format. If you want to have a picture frame on a separate layer, save the file in psd format with the command Save As.
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