Adjustment layers are literally empty clips in Premiere Pro that you can add to your timeline. They don’t really mean anything by themselfs but with the right tips and tricks, you can put them to good use!
We already know that we can use an adjustment layer to mass color grade your video but besides that we found 5 other tricks you can do with an adjustment layer. For example, you can make a custom transition by applying and animating some effects on your layer.
The best thing about this is that you can simply drag it above every clip you want and that will save you a lot of time!
Cinematic Black Bars in Premiere Pro
With an adjustment layer in Premiere Pro you can also make cinematic black bars to your video. Simply use the crop effect and, that’s it! The reason we are using an adjustment layer is because now you can edit the position of you video without interfering with the black bars. Awesome isn’t it?
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