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Color Correction vs Color Grading (They are Different)

Color Grading Process

The term ‘color correction’ and ‘color grading’ are often referred to the same thing. However, in the industry, they are actually two different processes. Filmmakers take different role from the director to editor, colorist is the person who is responsible to emphasize the look and feel of the film. Color Correction Color correction is done […]

How to use Custom LUT in Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X app on Mac Dashboard

Lookup Table (LUT) is a universal format that can be used by many professional authoring software including Apple’s Final Cut Pro X. Custom LUT feature is built-in on Final Cut Pro X. This eliminates the need to install any third party plugin for colour grading purpose. Installing Custom LUT in Final CUT Pro X Extra […]

What is a LUT and How do you use it?

Colour Grading using LUT

LUT stands for ‘Look Up Table’. It is a modifier which holds a set of numbers to change the colour of an image. They are usually generated within software or designed specifically to a camera. You may think of LUT as the Lightroom Presets but for video. Changing Colour (Colour Grading) You can easily change […]

Exclusive Wedding Presets Inspired by Luxurious Look

Medium Shot of a Wedding Couple on a sea coast

At Lumosmax, we have developed two packs of Lightroom presets for wedding photography. The first is our Light and Airy collection and the second is our highly cherished Golden Hour pack. You can plan a pretty picnic but you can’t predict the weather. That is a common case with wedding photography. As a result, more […]

Partially Compatible Presets in Lightroom (What Does it Mean?)

Show Partially Compatible Develop Presets

Starting with version 8.1 (released in December 2018), there is a new feature that highlights Partially Compatible Presets by greying them out. Adobe continues to show their commitment towards their photo editing software that we all know and love. The latest Lightroom update packs some great new features. We highly recommend all of our readers […]

Sync Desktop Lightroom Presets to Mobile

Lumosmax presets working on mobile

Foldable phones, convertibles devices and smoking fast iPads. It is difficult to ignore that mobile devices are getting more powerful than ever. Perhaps it is also the time to bring the most powerful photo editing software along with Lumosmax presets we know and love into the mobile world. How do you sync desktop Lightroom presets […]

Photoshop vs Lightroom (Yes, They are Different)

User editing photo using an authoring software

What is the difference between Photoshop and Lightroom? This is the question that has been asked a lot by our photography community particularly because users want to know ‘which one they should get‘. Hence, Photoshop vs Lightroom has been a very familiar topic in forums and photography blogs. They are both photo editing software but […]