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Get creative with color using Lumetri looks

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Learn how to apply presets and adjust them to achieve the creative look you want.

The Creative section of the Lumetri Color panel includes various looks that allow you to do quick color adjustments to your clips using already existing presets. Premiere Pro includes a number of creative looks that you can use. You can also create your own custom LUTs and save them to have them appear in this panel for easy use.

After applying a look, you can then adjust parameters such as vibrance and saturation.

The Lumetri Color panel provides a Looks Preset Thumbnail viewer. Click through the creative looks in the drop down list, or the arrows on the preview to different Looks, and click the image to apply a look to the clip.

Applying different Looks
Applying different Looks

Apply looks to make your video look like a professionally shot film. You can use a look by itself or apply a look before or after a custom grade.

Premiere Pro also provides preset film stock and camera looks under Lumetri Presets in the Effects panel.

Intensity

Adjusts the intensity of the applied look. Drag the slider to the right to increase the effect of the applied look, or drag to the right to decrease the effect.

Faded Film

Applies a faded film effect to your video. Drag the sliders to the right or left until you achieve the desired vintage look.

Sharpen

Adjusts edge definition to create a sharper-looking video. Drag the slider to the right to increase the edge definition, and drag to the left to decrease the edge definition. An increased edge definition makes the details in the video more pronounced. So, make sure that you don't sharpen the edges too much that it looks unnatural.

 To turn off sharpening, set the slider to zero (0). 

Vibrance

Adjusts the saturation so that clipping is minimized as colors approach full saturation. This setting changes the saturation of all lower-saturated colors with less effect on the higher-saturated colors. Vibrance also prevents skin tones from becoming oversaturated.

Saturation

Adjusts the saturation of all colors in the clip equally from 0 (monochrome) to  200 (double the saturation).

Tint wheels

Adjust the tint values in the shadows and highlights using the Shadow Tint and Highlight Tint wheels. Wheels with empty centers indicate that nothing has been applied. To apply the tint, click in the middle of the wheel and drag the cursor to fill in the wheels.

Tint Balance

Balances out any excess magenta or green in the clip.

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