Give a cinematic look to your photos and videos with professionally made look-up tables and Lightroom Presets. We’ve taken the hard work out of it for you by selecting ten preset packs from Envato Elements and Envato Market to get you started.
10 Top Lightroom Presets and LUT Packs to Create Cinematic Visual Aesthetics
Featured Lightroom Preset Pack From Envato Elements
A set of 30 Lightroom presets inspired by some of the world’s favourite films to add a cinematic effect to your images.
This prest pack was created by Envato Elements author 2FX.
Applications Supported: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom 4, 5, 6, Classic, Mobile, and CC
File Types: .lrtemplate presets supporting raw formats and Digital Negative format (DNG), TIFF, JPEG, and Photoshop documents (PSD)
Additions: Documentation included.
This pack is a well-balanced, well-made selection of film looks and aesthetics. Non-destructive presets let you change the look of your photo without permanently changing any original image information, meaning you can easily apply and switch between cinematic looks.
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This preset pack is part of Envato Elements, the stock service with unlimited downloads on millions of creative assets.
Featured Look-up Tables Pack
Create an amazing cinematic film grade with this pack of 20 useful LUTs for your footage or photographs. They’re a great way to colour grade images in a cinematic style.
This LUT set was created by Envato Elements author Eldamar Studio.
Applications Supported: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom 4, 5, 6, Classic, Affinity Photo, Photoshop, Luminar, On1, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, and others.
File Types: look-up tables in 3DL, ICC, jpeg, XML, .cube, and .look formats.
Additions: Installation documentation included.
These LUTs are cross-compatible between Adobe programs and other image editing programs, like Affinity Photo, and video suites like Premiere Pro, Resolve, and Final Cut Pro.
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This preset pack is also part of Envato Elements.
More Top Look Presets From Envato Elements
With unlimited downloads on Envato Elements, you can try as many options as you like. Here are a few more cinematic look packs to try:
A few packs with similar names: Cinematic Lightroom Presets, Cinematic Lightroom Presets, and 14 Pro Cinematic Lightroom Presets all add cinematic aesthetics with modern colours. These Lightroom presets are non-destructive, meaning they leave your original image untouched and you can adjust the effect to suit your needs.
10 Cinematic Lightroom Presets also includes LUTs, which are compatible with all versions of Lightroom, including mobile, plus other DNG-format-supporting software editors. Gentlemen Cinematic LUTs Pack #1 is a great pack of cinematic LUTs that would work well for fashion shoots, as they’ve been designed to preserve skin tones and to create impressive but realistic colours. Cinematic Green Action & Lightrom Presets is focused on green tones, designed to create a look that stands out from the norm. They work best when your photos or footage feature foliage.
Cinematic Preset Bundles From Envato Market
10 Lightroom presets with cinematic effects, this pack will give your photographs an artistic and dramatic look, inspired by action movies, film noir, westerns and more.
Get the big screen look quickly and easily with this set of 15 presets for Lightroom. The pack has been carefully created to give you a realistic cinematic film look that’s easy to adjust to suit your needs.
More Resources for Image-Makers
Learn Photo and Video Post-Production with Envato Tuts+
- How do you use LUTs in Premiere Pro?
- How do you use LUTs in Affinity Photo?
- How do you use LUTs in Adobe Camera Raw?
If you'd like to improve or add to your photo and video knowledge, then Tuts+ has free resources to help.
Creating a recognisable feel in your photos is a lifelong challenge and adventure, and we have a tutorial on how create your own signature look in Lightroom to help. For even more practical advice, How to Adjust Your Lightroom Presets is a very useful quick tip. How to Make Look Up Tables in Lightroom let's you create your own custom saved looks. Using Lightroom profiles alongside Lightroom presets can be a very powerful workflow.
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Learn all about how to colour grade video in our free course, How to Colour Grade Video.
More Resources From Envato
Envato has lots of resources to try. PlaceIt lets you make high quality motion graphics in your browser, no software needed. Envato Studio connects you with creative talent for your projects. Reshot has free photos, icons, and graphics. Twenty20 has a diverse library of stock photography and thoughtfully curated collections.
More LUTs and Looks
Find more top LUTs and look presets in these articles:
- Photography10 Top Wedding LUT Sets and Lightroom Preset PacksMarie Gardiner
- Photography10 Top Landscape Photography Lightroom PresetsDuncan Clark
- Photography100 Free Lightroom Presets and LUTs for Photography (and How to Use Them)Andrew Childress
- Photography50 Top Lightroom Presets for 2021Andrew Childress
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How We Picked
We considered all kinds of variables, including project organization, complexity, experience required and overall difficulty, minimum hardware specifications, included versions and options, formats, resolution, file size, dependencies and required plug-ins (if any), language options, software versions supported, style, design, and cost. You can read more about how we select items at How We Pick Video Templates to Feature on Envato Tuts+.
About the Authors
Marie Gardiner is a writer and photographer from the North East of England. After gaining her degree in Film and Media, Marie worked in the media industry, before leaving to set up the business she runs with her partner: Lonely Tower Film & Media. As well as writing about visual practices like photography and video, Marie is also the author of Sunderland Industrial Giant (The History Press, 2017) and Secret Sunderland (Amberley Publishing 2019). Her photographic work focuses on landscapes and industrial ruins, particularly those of the North Pennines as she continues to work on her long-form documentary project, Changing Landscapes.
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