Freebie: Day-For-Night Color Grading LUT
Director, cinematographer and colorist Naom Kroll is offering a free day for night color grading LUT. He explains how to use it and also offers advise on shooting and production to get the best possible results in post.
Day-For-Night Color Grading LUT
Here’s an excerpt from his post:
Your very first step – no matter which software that you’re using – should be to create a neutral base grade. In other words, make any necessary adjustments to ensure your color balance, contrast levels, and exposure are all spot on before you do anything else.
If your exposure is off, this LUT will not apply properly, so make sure you take the time to create a base grade before applying it. Once applied, you can then go back to your base grade and fine tune the exposure more.
About Naom Kroll
I’m an LA based filmmaker here to share my thoughts, experience, and perspective on all things film with you. I have worked in the film and television industry in many different capacities over the years, but primarily as a director, cinematographer and colorist. I got my start by writing and directing my own short film content which led me to work on music videos, advertising campaigns, and eventually feature film work. My approach to filmmaking has always been quite hands on given my background in cinematography and post-production, which has led me to DP and edit many of my own projects.
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