Should you film with a LUT? When you should use LUTs. Because of these drawbacks, LUTs make the most sense during production and the early stages of post. If you are working on a shoot and know what kind of look you want to put on the footage, using a LUT on set can help your collaborators see your vision and help make key decisions easier.
Do pros use LUTs? The professionals in feature films even use LUTs. So don’t get mistaken that only people who don’t want to color grade use them, they are used on the whole spectrum of Filmmaking.
Is a LUT just a filter? LUTs (Lookup Tables) are a kind of color filter you use to alter the colors in your image. They apply predetermined sets of mathematical formulas to your video’s existing colors to change those colors and achieve a desired result.
Are LUTs easy to use? If you want to achieve the same colors in different software, LUTs make it easy. All editing software have different color tools, so it’s pretty hard to achieve the same colors in multiple software. LUTs can be used essentially as preset that transfer color values between different software and devices.