I was not always a video editor. This is a second career for me, but in many ways I was always on the road to become a video editor. In high school, I fell in love with photography while taking a photography class. I loved the creativity of it, but beyond that I was intrigued to discover all of the technical knowledge involved in creating the desired image. My other love was music. There, too,
It was suggested to me that my first blog post should be about why I love video editing. In pondering this, it occurred to me that the main reason I love video editing is the same reason I love photography, graphic design, and many other aspects of digital media production: they are all creative forms of storytelling. The “story” can be as short as a single idea or theme, or as long as a novel.