With the release of Paul Leeming’s ‘Athena’ LUT, Sony Alpha cameras now have dazzling color. The video was shot with the a7 III, Sony 85mm f/1.8, Cine2 picture profile and edited in DaVinci Resolve using an LG OLED as a grading monitor.
Alongside the newly released Pro II LUTs, Paul Leeming has also given us Athena LUTs, which he says “are a brighter version of Pro II, designed around placing middle grey (also known as 18% grey) at the 50% IRE level after the LUT has been applied, while retaining the same perfect colorimetry”. Both Athena and… Read More
Once you’ve added your LUT folders in Resolve, applying LUTs to your clips couldn’t be any easier.
If the audio sounds a little better in this tutorial, it’s thanks to Serge M’s wonderful guide to using the Audio Compressor effect in Final Cut Pro.
Here are a few of the 35 free LUTs available from RocketStock, along with some of their bokeh effects. I strongly recommended using Paul Leeming’s corrective/conversion LUTs and doing color correction as well as secondary correction for skin tones prior to adding creative LUTs.
A freaking awesome deal! 35 creative LUTs from RocketStock absolutely free.
Leeming LUT Pro
Final Cut Pro users need no longer be left out in the cold when using the Leeming LUT as a result of not being able to select proper data levels. The Fixie LUT is designed to be applied to footage before the Leeming LUT and is available for free download here.