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Part 2. Getting It All Together > Grabbing A Video Frame

Grabbing A Video Frame

Photoshop Elements can't capture still photos from uploaded DV files (.mov extension), but you can follow these steps to capture one or more stills as the camcorder plays back a tape, which achieves the same result.

Connect the smaller end of the data cable to the camcorder, and the larger end to the FireWire port of your PC.

Switch the camcorder to Playback (or VCR) mode.

From the Photoshop Elements menu bar, choose File, Import, WIA <camera name>. Press Play on the camcorder to roll the tape.

Video plays in the preview area on the left. When you see the frame you want, click Capture. (Repeat if you want multiple frames.)

Press Ctrl while you click each thumbnail you want (or click Select All to get all of them).

Click Get Pictures. The video stills open for editing in separate windows in the work area.


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