LUTs (15 Tutorials)
March 10, 2020
Prolost CDL is a free preset from Stu Maschwitz at Prolost that allows users to type CDL values right into After Effects.
December 16, 2019
In this tutorial, Gerald Undone goes over the basics of applying a lut in Resolve, the new functionalities of Nitrate and how to get a nice color grade quickly.
February 12, 2019
Chad Ashley from Greyscalegorilla explains how to get your LUTs with Redshift’s Render View in Cinema 4D in this Quick Tip.
September 26, 2018
Several tutorials went up recently for Scratch 9.0. This will give you a nice idea of what Scratch can do for you, from working with HDR, to Color Management, to working with Avid and Matchbox plugin shaders.
June 25, 2018
Learn how to use Epicolor Next, with it’s advanced algorithims and simpler and more intuitive UI, to get the perfect color for your footage.
October 17, 2017
A LUT, or Look Up Table, is used in the film industry as an easy method of color grading. It’s an array of numbers to control the color of an image, by mapping one color space to another. Simple enough at the surface, but here’s more than you probably want to know about LUTs.
April 4, 2017
Did you know that you can update a Look or Still in the Library and, at the very same time, replace the still image that is associated with the look? It’s like killing two birds with one stone!
December 2, 2016
Alex Jordan from LearnColorGrading.com has a tutorial that shows how to create a muted film look in Davinci Resolve and is offering the Film Emulation LUTs based on that look for free.
November 22, 2016
Stu Maschwitz, Creative Director for Red Giant’s Magic Bullet line, has made many walkthrough tutorials on the new Magic Bullet Suite 13. Here he goes a bit more in depth on several different features.
July 20, 2016
Noah Witchell has a tutorial on making a fiery explosion using the FLIP Solver, which is built into X-Particles.
November 16, 2015
DaVinci Resolve is on my list of software to learn this year, too. You’re in luck. I’ve been collecting tutorials together in a list that either look like I’d learn a lot from them or have an interesting outcome. Here are some that will hopefully get you started.
June 25, 2015
Red Giant worked hard to get Colorista III to work seemlessly with Final Cut Pro X. Here Stu Maschwitz shows you just how beautifully they work together.
May 13, 2015
Here are 3 Magic Bullet Looks tutorials covering Film, LUTs, and Color Grading.
November 13, 2014
This tutorial with LookLabs lead colorist Jeff August covers how to get beautiful filmic images when using non-linear editing programs such as Adobe Premiere, Resolve or Final Cut Pro. First, how to apply a camera patch, then by converting your footage from Rec. 709 to LOG and applying SpeedLooks Studio LOG narrative LUT’s.
February 4, 2014
The Beat has linked to some nice presets for Premiere Pro & After Effects to give your video work unique color looks. The first couple are from their list. I’ve expanded on the free presets, plus added some great free color grading plug-ins for AE PPRO and more!