The process of using LUTs in Adobe Photoshop is simple and straightforward. All you need to do is add in a new adjustment layer for color lookup. Once you’ve added a new adjustment layer, then select a LUT under 3D LUT Files that is most suitable for your needs.
Are LUTs useful?
LUTs are a must have for any experienced or emerging filmmaker. They are used to easily create quality colors passed on from color grading experts in their field, through a LUT file. LUTs are compatible with Premiere Pro, Photoshop, DaVinci Resolve, and many more.
Where can you use LUTs?
LUTs are commonly used to calculate preview colors for a monitor or digital projector of how an image will be reproduced on another display device. However, LUTs may be used as a starting point for color grading.
How do I choose the right LUT?
You should use a LUT designed for the footage you have for the style that you want. If you shot in Protune on a GoPro, get a LUT designed for Protune footage. Also, pick a LUT made to achieve the style you’re trying to achieve.
Where are LUT in Photoshop?
Applying a 3D LUT in Adobe Photoshop
- Make sure your Layers panel is visible. Make sure your Layers panel is visible by going to Window > Layers. …
- Create a new Color Lookup Adjustment Layer. …
- Double click the Load 3D LUT option inside the Properties window. …
- Select the appropriate 3D LUT. …
- Repeat the process for more LUTs.