Night-time and low-light scenes are often beautifully atmospheric, but without the proper equipment, they can register on camera as muddy and lackluster. Fortunately, there are a ton of highly effective color-grading LUTs you can apply in post-production to achieve the exact tone and vibrancy you’re after both quickly and inexpensively. In this article, we highlight some of our favorite night and low-light style preset packs for videos available from Envato Elements and Envato Market.
Top Night and Low-Light Style Presets for Videos (LUTs)
50 Dark City LUTs Pack
Featured Night and Low-Light Style Presets for Videos From Envato Elements
Unique cinematic professional color-grading LUTs with a flare for the moody.
Instantly give your video the unique color grade you’ve been searching for using one of the 50 LUTs in this preset pack. These dramatic, cinematic film tones would work for a wide variety of images and videos, and they're fully customizable to provide the utmost precision in color grading—exactly what's in order with low-light scenes.
- Applications: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom
- Requirements: None
- Author: Eldamar_Studio
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More Night and Low-Light Style Presets for Videos From Envato Elements
Curious about the options? With Envato Elements, you can download as many video LUTs as you like as part of the subscription. Here are some more stand-out LUTs presets available from Elements:
50 Sepia Wedding LUTs Pack
Nothing says classic quite like the warm, luscious color of sepia tone. At once romantic and modern, this pack of professional LUTs will not only heighten low-light footage but will send it over-the-top in style.
50 Neowave LUTs Pack
Electrify your night-time or low-light footage with this futuristic set of LUTs that are oozing with urban glamor and punk aesthetic. You can tweak the settings to give your footage the perfect amount of contrast, color, vibrancy, and more.
Stock Footage: Cityscape of Lower Manhattan, New York at Sunrise
There’s a huge pile of stock footage to choose from on Envato Elements if you find yourself coming up short, including some for night-time scenarios like this one of the iconic New York City skyline.
Sound Effects: Car Engine Revving
Getting the right sound effects is paramount to creating a professional video. Whether your microphone is sub-par or you’re just looking for a certain sound, check out what Envato Elements has to offer. This car engine revving one is a classic!
Night and Low-Light Style Presets From Envato Market
Would you rather buy individual templates instead of subscribing? Then Envato Market is the place for you.
Night City Cinematic Video LUTs Pack—$14
One of our favorite night and low-light style presets for videos is Night City Cinematic Video LUTs Pack. Bringing gravitas into every scene, these presets offer a slew of ways to make night footage sing with urban cool.
Best LUT Packs to Beautifully Color Grade Your Films
Looking to give your footage some visual punch? These LUTs soulfully pump up the light, enhancing the highlights, shadows, tones, and colors to give your footage a bold but natural look.
More Resources for Color Grading
- How to Find Your First Color Grading Work for Film and Video ProjectsMarie Gardiner21 Feb 2022
- How to Use LUTs to Color Grade Video in Premiere Pro (Picture Style Presets)Andrew Childress09 Nov 2021
- 8 Top Filter Packs for Color Grading in Premiere Pro and After Effects (LUTs)Andrew Childress05 Apr 2022
- 8 Colourful Preset Packs to Add Picture Styles to Video Using Premiere Pro (LUTs)Andrew Childress30 Mar 2022
- How to Make Colour Keys for Animation Scenes and ProjectsJonathan Lam01 Mar 2022
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