The Cinematographer LUTs collection is the result of the collaboration between Local 600 DIT Raffaele Vesco and cinematographer Matteo Bertoli. Our collection includes a Natural Rec709 LUT, inspired by the industry standard Arri - Rec709, and four different creative LUTs.
The Cinematographer LUTs Collection was developed using Flanders Scientific DM250 OLED monitors which feature full 12-bit video processing and are among the most advanced for on set monitoring and post production.
The Cinematographer LUTs collection is currently available for:
- Panasonic GH5 and GH5s
- Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro (G1 and G2)
- Blackmagic Pocket 4K Cinema Camera (BMPCC4K)
- Sony A7III/A7SII - SLog2
*All our LUTs need to be applied to the LOG footage.
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The idea behind the Natural Rec709 LUT is to give cinematographers and colorists a better and more neutral starting point for their color grading process. It’s also a great tool for monitoring the footage during production, giving you an accurate representation of what colors really look like. Check out this video to see how we graded the BMPCC4K to match the Alexa Mini with our Natural Rec709: https://youtu.be/PkATCGopPgc
Some other unique features of our Natural Rec709 LUT are: more pleasant skin tones, smoother highlights roll-off, cleaner shadows and overall a better dynamic range when compared to the manufacturer’s ones. It also works in any kind of situations, interior, exterior, day and night.
NOTE: Blackmagic usually adds a +10 TINT to the BRAW files, but our LUTs work better when TINT is set to ZERO. Be sure to double check your settings on both BMPCC4K and Ursa Mini Pro before applying our LUTs.
Our Creative LUTs are inspired by some of the top high end commercials and they include two soft and two contrasty looks, one warmer and one colder.
- The Creative package includes the Natural Rec709 LUT -
These LUTs are not recommended for monitoring since they are made to stylize your footage, but we still used our incredibly accurate Natural Rec709 as a starting point, so even if they are a little bit pushy, they still retain a lot of information in the highlights, shadows and skin tones.