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Using Photoshop and After Effects to Enhance Your Video Projects

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This excerpt from Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Classroom in a Book explores the unique integration between Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop and After Effects for powerful and timesaving techniques.

Note: This excerpt does not include the lesson files. The lesson files are available with purchase of the book.

Getting started

Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful tool on its own, but it is also part of Adobe Creative Suite 5 Production Premium. You can purchase Adobe Premiere Pro by itself and use all its built-in features, or you can purchase it as part of Adobe Creative Suite 5 Production Premium, where it becomes one piece of a powerful combination of integrated components.

Anyone who works with print graphics or does photo retouching has probably used Adobe Photoshop. It is the workhorse of the graphic design industry. Adobe Photoshop is a powerful tool with great depth and versatility, and it is becoming an increasingly important part of the video production world. In this lesson, you will explore how to use the integration features between Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere Pro.

Adobe After Effects is the de facto standard in the video production industry for text animation and motion graphics. In this lesson, you will explore the unique integration between Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects for powerful and timesaving techniques.

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