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Tutorial: Applying Looks and Matching Shots in Adobe CC

Recent upgrades to Adobe CC make it easy to apply graded looks in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and match shots with different color temperatures via seamless roundtripping between Premiere Pro CC and SpeedGrade CC.

Back in May, Adobe added Lumetri Looks to Premiere Pro CC. Just recently, they released another update to the Creative Cloud Suite, and this one provided a streamlined workflow between Premiere Pro and SpeedGrade, the color grading application acquired from Iridas, which until this upgrade had not enjoyed roundtrip functionality with Premiere Pro via a direct link with the application.

For those that aren’t comfortable with color grading by the traditional means, Lumetri Looks and SpeedGrade make it very simple to do some pretty neat color adjustments without a lot of training or a lot of time invested.

Using Lumetri Presets in Premiere Pro

The simplest way to get started with these tools is to use a Lumetri preset in Premiere Pro and you haven’t before. If you’ve applied and customized effects in Premiere Pro before, this should look very familiar.

To begin, add a clip that you want to color-grade to the timeline, then go to the Project panel and select the Effects tab. There you’ll find the Lumetri Look. Click the disclosure triangle and you’ll see four different categories: Cinematic, Desaturation, Style and Temperature. When you select any of these folders, Premiere Pro will show you a quick preview of what some of the effects in the folder look like (Figure 1, below).

Figure 1. The 4 categories of Lumetri Looks in the Premiere Pro CC Effects panel, with a preview of two looks in the Style folder.

For this example we’ll work with a Bleach Bypass look found in the Cinematic folder. Bleach Bypass looks, found in many color grading plug-ins and effects collections, is always a popular look with cinematic projects. Just as with any other effect, we simply drag it over to a clip to apply it, as shown in Figure 2 (below), and the look of the clip changes instantly.

Figure 2. A Bleach Bypass look clicked, dragged, and applied. Click the image to see it at full size.

Ads you can see from the red line above the graded clip, the clip needs to be rendered. But if you do play it, you can see pretty well in real-time what it’ll look like. And, as with any other effect, you can always A-B it by turning the Effect on and off in the Effect Controls so you can compare the look of the clip before and after.

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