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How to create a stop-motion video in Premiere Pro

This tutorial explains how to create a stop-motion video using imported photos in Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

Here is a summary of the steps involved:

  1. Create new project.
  2. Drag your images into Premiere Pro project import area. You can also drag an entire folder in or move the images to a bin to organise them (right-click to create a new bin/folder) if necessary.
  3. Select all images (shift-click) and then right-click and select Speed/Duration from the menu.
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  4. Change the duration of each photo to the desired speed. Eg. 00;00;00;02 (2 hundredths of a second). Click OK.
  5. Right-click just the first image and click New Sequence From Clip.
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  6. Now select all other images (excluding the first one) by shift-clicking and drag them onto the timeline after the first image.
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  7. Click Play and watch your stop-motion animation!

Recording actions and batch processing in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to record actions batch process images in Photoshop to save you time and effort when applying the same edits or changes to multiple images. In this example, we will change several images from RGB colour mode to CMYK colour mode.

If you are not sure what RGB and CMYK are, it can be summed up like this: RGB is a colour mode that is used for images that are going to be displayed on screens. CMYK is a colour mode that is used for images that are going to be in print. Watch the video to below to see how several images can be converted from RGB to CMYK in one go.

Green screen effects in Premiere Pro

This video tutorial explains how to use green screen footage with the Ultra Key effect in your video projects. This is demonstrated using Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 on Mac OS X Yosemite but the steps are the same on Windows.

Watch the video below and then try out the effect yourself. You can find free green screen footage on the web and on YouTube channels such as the Footage Island YouTube channel.