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How to Color Correct in Adobe Premiere Pro For Beginners

with Abba Shapiro

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  •   08 Introduction to the Lumetri Color Panel


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About The Class

Fix, match and style your videos with color

Take the mystery out of color correction in Adobe® Premiere Pro. Led by Abba Shapiro, this course will show beginners how to use Premiere’s powerful Lumetri Color Effects panel. He’ll show you basic and a few advanced color correction techniques. You’ll learn how to read and use Premiere’s Video Scopes to better judge and correct your video; as well as how to use Premiere’s pre-installed looks, and create looks of your own, to stylize your video.

This course covers:

  • Understanding Color And Contrast
  • Reading Video Scopes
  • Basic Color Correction Techniques
  • How to use curves for fine-tune adjustments
  • Using the hue/saturation wheel
  • Legacy Color Effects
  • Creating A Look

Abba will show how to use masks to isolate your corrections to specific parts of an image and even put these corrections into motion with Premiere’s keyframing and automated tracker tools.

Whether you need to fix the color in a shot, match the colors between two shots, or give your video an overall look - having a deep knowledge of Premiere’s color tools will allow you to get the job done and done right.


Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2017

Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

  2. 02

    Attention Deficit Color Correction

  3. 03

    Understanding Color

  4. 04

    Basic Color Terms

  5. 05

    Shooting for Easier Color Correction

  6. 06

    Color Calibration Gear

  7. 07

    Understanding Scopes

  8. 08

    Introduction to the Lumetri Color Panel

  9. 09

    Lumetri Color Effect

  10. 10

    More Examples of Fixing Color

  11. 11

    Working with LUTs

  12. 12

    Using Curves to Fix Saturation

  13. 13

    Using Color Wheels & Adjustment Layers

  14. 14

    Vignettes & Secondary Color Correction


Meet Your Expert

Abba Shapiro

Abba Shapiro is an Adobe master trainer, certifying university and training center instructors to teach Adobe Premiere Pro. He is also a master trainer in several non-Adobe video production tools and has helped editors migrate to the Adobe platform ... read more

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57% of students recommend this class.
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  • Jason Acuna

    Jason Acuna

    September 2017

    I've been filming/editing language learning videos recently and thought "The free tutorials on YouTube are cool, but I wish I could pay an expert to just clearly explain white balance/color correction to me. How to confidently read the scopes, etc". Lo and behold, a few days later this course appears out of nowhere! It delivered all the basic stuff I wanted, clearly explained. I particularly liked the encouraging advice - if you get 95% there (regarding getting the 'perfect' balance), be happy with that 95% and keep moving forward! Thank you!

  • James Adams

    James Adams

    November 2017

    In a few of his examples, what he color corrects, does not look like the final version that he shows at the end. (the clip that was pre-color corrected before he took the stage). I don't know if he was nervous and didn't remember what he had done, or something else, but I felt like he floundered a bit. I wasn't super impressed with his content. Sorry

  • Olivia Preston

    Olivia Preston

    September 2017

    This class was well organized and Abba explains the lessons in a friendly, easy to understand way. It's obvious he enjoys teaching.

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