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hello from Craige

By Craige Moore | "Craige Moore" <craige@...> | garbonzothebean
July 5, 2004 | Post #262 | Topic #262

Hi, I'm Craige, a friend of Mica's. I joined this group on her recommendation. I love what she is doing with video on her blog and I wanted to get in on the action. I thought I'd be able to jump right in, but apparently not so! I took a few minutes worth of footage on my digital camera (it has limited video capabilites, it seems to take only 39 seconds of footage at a time) and loaded it onto my PC. Then came trying to figure out how to connect the dots and get it on the web. Well, first things first -- how to edit it. I checked out a program that came with my computer called Movie Maker. No go. Wouldn't recognize a .mov file. Then I downloaded a freeware program -- same problem. Finally I opened Adobe ImageReady and lo and behold it recognized my little movie. I still don't know how I'm going to connect the pieces, but I guess I'll worry about editing the pieces down first. Then I'll need to figure out how to get them onto my blog! I had no idea this was going to be so much work! But it's fun, something new. And I had never used that video function on my camera, so that's worthwhile. -Craige http://craigemorsels.com