<p>Sound the trumpets! The Best Products of the Year have been picked by our editors and printed in this month's issue. Also included in our feature lineup are a step-by-step tutorial on how to perfect your pan-and-scan technique, known as the Ken Burns Effect, as well as some tips on how to incorporate still photos into your video projects.
If you've ever been confused about video formats and the terminology that goes with them, check out this month's basic training column. Also, within the February columns, you will find information on how to create a storyboard, launch your own video blog, and make your own mic blimp.</p>