How to Create a 3D Scan Effect In Premiere Pro

I've been looking for ways to get the outline, scan effect for product videos, and this video was the easiest and best out there. If you can put your product on a rotating turntable, shoot it with a green screen and open up Premiere, you're good to go. 

Kris Antoinette has a great way of explaining, and her videos come with some incredible production value. She uses these effects she explains in the tutorial in short films in the same video, so she's giving you the effect in a real-life situation. And she does it with such class. 

I didn't know about the "Find Edges" effect in Premiere, and it does exactly what I wanted. If you're using a different NLE like Final Cut or DaVinci Resolve, the same effect can be found in After Effects and you'll be able to export the alpha channel and import the asset without any problem. 

The opportunity this has is that if you're shooting a product or something small enough for your turntable and green screen, you can add these effects and increase your production value. She uses it for a HUD display, but it's got a lot more potential in my opinion. 

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Wouter is a portrait and street photographer based in Paris, France. He's originally from Cape Town, South Africa. He does image retouching for clients in the beauty and fashion industry and enjoys how technology makes new ways of photography possible.

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Very cool!