that when you use an effect other than a cut or dissolve, you
are saying "Hey look at this effect!" The effect
becomes part of the story. This can be neat and useful, because it
makes the video look slick. However, you need to decide use the effect because it helps tell the story, not because
it looks cool.
Note: The use of effects in editing will increase the
file size and may cause your video to look bad when you compress it.
are two videos, one with effects and one without them: