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Essential Motion Graphics Template Text Gray/Grey

Community Beginner ,
Aug 06, 2022 Aug 06, 2022

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I am new to Premiere Pro and purchased some Motion Graphics Templates to do titles. All of the purchased templates I have do not display the text in the actual color. They all seemed to be gray. I purchased templates from a few different platforms, including the Adobe Stock Essentials.

 

It's important to note that the built-in templates work just fine.

 

I included a photo here. Why is it grey? Why are they ALL grey?  Notice the text in the photo. The color is supposed to be white and I confirmed that it's white. I even tried rendering, no difference. 

Screen Shot 2022-08-06 at 10.29.30 AM.png

 

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Community Beginner , Aug 06, 2022 Aug 06, 2022

Some playing makes me think it has something to do with blending with the other layers. For example, if I delete the content in the lower layer, the text color is white. Once I put it back, it goes gray again. It's like there is some sort of blending of layers or opacity of something. 

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Community Beginner , Aug 06, 2022 Aug 06, 2022

Okay, I solved it. There is some problem with the sequence settings. I created video in the iPhone 12 Pro Max and it has some unique color palette or settings that was setting the color for the sequence. When I create my own sequence and force the iPhone video to conform to the sequence settings, then it works properly (the color on my iPhone video is off though). 

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Aug 06, 2022 Aug 06, 2022

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We'd need to see the controls of at least the EGP, if not the ECP also. So a screen grab would be very useful.

 

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Thanks! Here's the whole screen.

Screen Shot 2022-08-06 at 2.24.18 PM.png

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Go to the Text 1 Color at the bottom of the EGP, and set a color there, see if that works.

 

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Yeah. it's set to white. Doesn't matter which color I use. It's like "gray." It's like there is a gray mask or filter over every MOGRT that was imported.

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Some playing makes me think it has something to do with blending with the other layers. For example, if I delete the content in the lower layer, the text color is white. Once I put it back, it goes gray again. It's like there is some sort of blending of layers or opacity of something. 

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Okay, I solved it. There is some problem with the sequence settings. I created video in the iPhone 12 Pro Max and it has some unique color palette or settings that was setting the color for the sequence. When I create my own sequence and force the iPhone video to conform to the sequence settings, then it works properly (the color on my iPhone video is off though). 

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For nearly all work, you should be using a Rec.709 sequence, and ... if the iPhone is set to HLG/HDR, you need to select those clips in the Project panel, right-click/Modify/Interpret Footage, and set the Override value to Rec.709.

 

And maybe set the iPhone back to shooting Rec.709/SDR media for now.

 

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Excellent clarification. This is exactly correct and everything works as expected now. I was able to hack it the old way by increasing the brightness of the element as a work around.

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