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Mastering Adobe Premier Pro CS6 HOTSHOt by Paul Ekert

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Creating an isolated color effect

The isolated color effect has been used in many films over the years, from Schindler's List to Sin City. The idea is to create a stark black and white image, but have one specific color show through the monotones . This effect is something most people think only Adobe After Effects can accomplish; however, it is possible to do this within Premiere Pro using the Black and White and the Leave Color filters. In this section, you will take the Rain_In_Greece.avi file and attempt to show only the green colors on screen.

Engage Thrusters

Isolate a single color on the Timeline by following these steps:

  1. Create a new sequence. Don't worry about the settings, but rename it Color Isolation Effect.
  2. Drag-and-drop the Rain_In_Greece.avi ...

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