Professional colorists only look contemptuously at "hobby graders" who use off-the-shelf LUT collections for their look. This criticism is not completely incomprehensible, since LUTs should usually be adapted exactly to the input and output color spaces.
However, most inexperienced users don't care if they simply try it out and immerse their videos in colorful looks that can best be browsed through a visual LUT preview browser.
Even professional grading programs like Blackmagic Resolve have been given a visual LUT browser by now, and maybe you can look down benevolently from the ivory tower of correct colors and simply allow any video editor to experiment with looks in this way. After all, video is a visual medium and if you can easily find a suitable look through a LUT collection, why not?
If you don't have enough LUTs on your computer yet, there is of course a large selection of LUTs on the net for you to choose from. Many LUT collection points are even free of charge, and we would like to draw your attention to Fresh LUTs at this point.
Here you can upload your own LUTs and search for categories. The categories are very limited, but each LUT can be viewed in the browser with a page wiper in the before and after comparison.
The creator claims to provide the largest collection of free LUTs in the world on Fresh LUTs. At the moment we count 146 LUTs on page 146, which still doesn't seem very interesting for this statement. But that can still become....
Thanks to Starshine Pictures, who posted this note in October in our forum