- Capturing DV Footage
- Digitizing Analog Footage
- Digitizing Three Ways
- Capture and the Capture Panel
- Watching Video During Capture
- Controlling a Camera with the Capture Panel
- Storing Captured Footage
- Using Playback Controls in the Capture Panel
- Capturing DV
- Adding Media
- Adding Stills
- Adding Still-Image Sequences
- Creating a Still Image in Photoshop Elements
- Generating Synthetic Media
Using Playback Controls in the Capture Panel
Once device control is set up, you can control a camera or deck from the Capture panel. Although most of the Capture panel's controls should be familiar to you, they're still worth reviewing ( Figure 3.17 ).
Figure 3.17 The Capture panel includes buttons for controlling the connected DV camcorder or deck.
There are also a few buttons you won't find on other tape players: most notably, buttons to cue the tape to a scene, or cut—that is, the point at which the camera stopped and restarted recording. As you'll see later in this chapter, the Scene Detect feature not only makes it possible to quickly find different shots on the tape but also lets you capture an entire tape automatically—each shot becomes a separate clip.
You can also enter timecode numbers to set the current frame, In point, Out point, or duration.
To cue a tape to a scene break:
In the Capture panel, do either of the following:
- To cue to the previous cut point on the tape, click the Previous Scene button.
- To cue to the next cut point on the tape, click the Next Scene button (
Figure 3.18 Cue to cut points on the tape by clicking the Previous Scene or Next Scene button (shown here).
The tape cues to the cut point you specified.
To cue a tape to a specified timecode: