Sunday, February 04, 2007

Queensbound Seven: The Next Step in Pro-Sumer Video

Here is an interesting blog post debunking a recent CNET article.

I wrote a post not long ago about the rise of pro-sumer video over the last 15 years, and the impact it's making right now on the web video revolution.

Well, this CNET article fortells the coming of a second wave of pro-sumerism... and I think they totally miss the point.

They're talking about evolution of internet video editing tools like eyespot and jumpcut, and asserting that these will open up the exclusive world of video editing to 'the rest of us'...

I'm very suspect of this assertion - Editing is about choices. That takes experience and training. The tools you use to edit are pretty much irrelevant.

Read the full post at Queensbound Seven.

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