Hey folks!

Today we are releasing an update 2.1.0 for all color grading LUTs packages. This is the last update for all packages before we release the movie looks inspired LUTs. Update 2.1.0 is available for immediate download from My Account. Download the color grading package in your account to update to the latest version.

This update introduces completely reworked color science behind our generic log LUTs as well as new log conversion LUTs.

Generic log LUTs

We have updated the color science behind generic log LUTs to better suite a wider range of log formats with minimal adjustments needed. In addition, it is now much easier to color match the generic log LUTs to camera specific log conversion LUTs.

The following is an image shot on RED Helium 8K from the short “The Underdog” directed by Jonny Mass from Abandon Visuals and lensed by Jared Fadel.

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The above image was graded using two LUTs – DRAGONcolor2 | REDLogFilm – Rec.709 + Marston Marble LUT from the Teal & Orange category of the Professional Package.

Here is the same image graded with the generic log version of the Marston Marble LUT.

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And here is the generic log version with exposure and contrast slightly adjusted.

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Let’s have another look, this at time at a footage from Arri Alexa.

The following image was graded using two LUTs – Alexa Wide Gamut | Alexa V3 Log C – Rec.709 + Labradorite LUT from the Teal & Orange category of the Professional Package.

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Here is the same image graded with the generic log version of the Labradorite LUT.

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Let’s have another look, this time at S-Log2 footage from Sony A7S II. The following image was graded using two LUTs – Sony S-Gamut | S-Log2 – Rec.709 + Mica LUT from the Teal & Orange category of the Professional Package.

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Here is the same image graded with the generic log version of the Mica LUT.

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New log conversion LUTs

With this update we’re also introducing DCI P3 log conversion LUTs for all log formats we support. This feature was requested by many of our users so we happily delivered. From today on, in addition to standard Rec.709 log conversion LUTs you’ll have the option to convert your footage into DCI P3 color space.

Additional changes

Our naming convention for log conversion LUTs was causing some confusion. Therefore we changed the naming convention to make it clearer what each log conversion LUT is doing. Log conversion LUTs now have the following naming format:

Source Color Gamut | Source Log Type – Destination
for example:
Sony S-Gamut3.Cine | S-Log3 – Rec.709

Also, we deprecated some of the Rec.709 3D log conversions for pseudo log formats. These have been replaced by 1D curve correction LUTs as color gamut doesn’t change. DCI P3 log conversions for these pseudo log formats are of course 3D.

For full list of updated and new LUTs please see the changelog file in My Account.

As always, should you have any questions please contact us.

Header image courtesy of Abandon Visuals.

About

Goran Ljubuncic is a leading fashion photographer, director of photography and a director based in Tel Aviv, Israel. He has years of experience shooting, directing, retouching and color grading campaigns and ads for clients such as Lacoste, Adidas, M.A.C, Lexus, Gillette, Bourjois, Pupa, Speedo, Fornarina, Nudie Jeans, Wrangler, Timberland, and Lee among many others. He is the founder and CEO of Lutify.me.

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