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An Editor’s Guide to Adobe® Premiere® Pro, Second Edition by Jeff Greenberg, Robbie Carman, Richard Harrington

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Chapter 12. Essential Effects

If you talk to 10 editors and ask them for their top 10 effects, you’ll likely end up with a 75-item list. The reason is because there are a lot of strong opinions as well as varied needs that drive the use of effects by video editors. Depending on the genre you edit, effects can range from simple blurring to more elaborate effects, such as complex keying and compositing.

Fortunately, Adobe is well known for its visual effects capabilities. Adobe Premiere Pro has a versatile effects engine that allows you to create complex effects right in the video Timeline. Making tasks even easier is the close relationship between Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects.

In this chapter, you’ll learn some of the most commonly ...

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