Power Tool-Tilt-shift, Mosaic, Faceoff, Flash and Hold(Close-ups)

Apart from all kinds of basic editing features, Filmora also provides you with some more advanced editing tools such as Tilt-shift, Mosaic, Faceoff, Close-up etc. In this guide you will learn:

To enter these advanced editing features, first you will need to import media files to the media library of Filmora, and then drag it to the video track on the timeline. Click on the video clip on timeline, a Power tool toolbox will show up:

Click it to enter the Power tool feature.

1 Create a Tilt-shift effect

If you can't afford to buy expensive tilt-shift lens to record one, you are still able to make a tilt-shift effect with Filmora easily. Tilt-shift effect is often used to blur some part of your video clip, bringing an illusion of miniaturization to your video. Here is how to do it with Filmora:

1.Choose Tilt-shift, and check Apply tilt-shift to the clip.

2.There appears an adjust tool in the preview window. Just drag, resize, rotate the adjust tool to get the best result.

3.When you finish the adjustment, click Ok to save and export.

2 Apply a Mosaic effect to your video clip

If your video includes some personal information which you don't want it to go public, Mosaic effect is exactly what you will need to solve this problem. Steps are as follows:

1.In Power tool, choose Mosaic effect. Tick "Add Mosaic to the clip" , then click "Add"

2.In the preview window, a mosaic area will appear. By dragging to reposition the mosaic area, or resize it to get the results you want.

3.When done, click OK.

3 Add Funny Face Off Effect to Your Video

The difference between Mosaic effect and Face off effect is that, with Mosaic you will be able to blur any area in the video clip and the area won't move around while your video plays, whereas with Face off, you will be able to cover moving faces. Here is how:

1.Choose Face off option, check "Apply Face off to the clip"

2.In the Faceoff effects library, choose an effect that you like.

3.Click ok to save and export.

4 Flash and Hold(Close-up)

Flash and Hold, also known as close-up or closeup, is often seen in TV series. With this technique, directors can show the tiny details, such as the expressions on the main character’s face, or some intricate activity within their hands, therefore to distinguish or focus on the major characters or scenes. With Wondershare Filmora, you don’t need any professional shooting lens to get this effect. Here is a detail guide on how to create closeups in Filmora:

1. Import your video file to the media library.

2. Drag the video clip to the video track on the timeline.

3. Select the video and click the “Flash and Hold button” above the timeline(you can also right click on the clip to select flash and hold effect from the drop down menu). By doing this a Flash and Hold segment will be added at the very beginning of your video clip.

flash-n-hold

4. Just drag this segment to any part of the video as you want.

Check the video below to get a quick look at this effect:

Download this software to get started:

Download Win Version

Need a Mac version? Try Wondershare Filmora for Mac(Originally Wondershare Video Editor for Mac) by visiting filmora.wondershare.com/video-editor/ for more information or directly download Wondershare Filmora for Mac free trial version here.