How to Edit Photos Like a Pro in Premiere Pro

Are you interested in learning how to edit photos using Premiere Pro? If so, we have some useful tips and techniques for you. These will help you get started with editing photos in Premiere Pro. 

If you're editing a video and you want to insert a still photo, you need to know how to make some basic adjustments to the photo.

Once you've placed the photo in your timeline, you can customize the amount of time it appears on screen by playing around with the duration. 

If you want to change the standard length of time a picture appears on screen, which is five seconds by default, you can go to the Preferences menu on your timeline toolbar and adjust the number of frames or seconds.

What if you want to add some cool effects to your photos to make them more interesting? Premiere Pro has you covered. You can use the Effect Controls menu box to add motion, rotation, or change the position of the photo to bring it to life. These simple animation effects can make a big difference in the look and feel of your video project. Take a look at how the author of this video tutorial does that:

There one other interesting way to use stills in Premere Pro. You can create a sequence of images. This gives your video a cool montage effect that can add something special to your project. 

Here is a quick video tutorial of how to create such sequences.

The steps are straight-forward. You will select the photos you want to include in your sequence on the project area of your screen and choose Automate to Sequence to get started. 

You can also customize the settings and sort the photos in the order that has the most impact. You can also add transitions and change the duration of each photo in the time-lapse.

What else can you do in Premiere Pro?

There are some useful features that you can use to edit photos in Premiere Pro.

Premiere Pro has a range of color correction tools that allow you to adjust the colors and tones in your photos. You can make subtle changes to the brightness, contrast, saturation, and hue of a photo or apply more advanced color grading techniques to create a specific mood or look. This can be particularly useful if you want to match the colors of your photos to the rest of your video or to create a consistent visual style.

When you're finished editing your photos in Premiere Pro, you'll want to export them as a finished product. Premiere Pro has a range of export settings that allow you to choose the file format, resolution, frame rate, and other settings that are right for your project. You can even use the built-in Adobe Media Encoder to batch-process multiple files at once, saving you time and effort. 

In conclusion, if you're interested in video editing, learning how to edit photos using Premiere Pro is a valuable skill that can make a big difference in the final outcome of your video project.