LUTs Are Simply Not A Quick Fix

Jul 7, 2019

Look Up Tables (aka LUTs) are additional tools that expand your capabilities when creating and saving color grading of your footage. But, exactly what is a LUT? Put simply, a LUT holds a set of defined data in numbers (a mathematical formula), which are ‘looked up’ by the software you’re using to change the input values of colors, saturation, brightness and contrast in the footage from your camera. In other words, a LUT is a conduit/code to transform color (RGB) input values from your camera to different color (RGB) output values to give your.

Check out this very informative article from Camera Jabber and writer Steve Fairclough. You'll learn all about LUTs, their purpose, the different types and much more. Here's the link: https://camerajabber.com/what-is-a-lut-in-video/

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