Easy Adobe Premiere Kaleidoscope Effect




The Kaleidoscope effect is a simple edit great for music videos and transitions. With 5 easy steps, you can include this fun technique in your video process.

As always, render as you go in order to speed up the playback process and finalization.

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Step 1: Place Clip

Drag and drop the video clip into the timeline.

Step 2: Resize

Change the size of your video clip by setting the Scale to 50 in the Effect Controls tab.

Step 3: Make Copies

Control + C (copy) the video clip, Control + V (paste) 3 times so there are 4 video clips total. Stack the video clips on top of each other.

Step 4: Flip

Search for the "flip" effect. Drop the effects onto the video clips as follows: one horizontal, one vertical, one with both, one with neither.

Step 5: Arrange

Arrange the frames by dragging them into the desired positions and you're done!

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    Question 10 months ago on Step 4

    Hello, regarding Step 5. Arrange.

    How do you arrange the layers in what order.

    I've changed around, but nothing happens, following your notes and stills.



    1 year ago

    Cool! Thanks for sharing the steps to create this effect.