How to Use Look-Up Tables (LUTs) in Adobe Camera Raw. Look-Up Tables, or 'LUTs,' are a handy way to make changes to the look of an image or video, letting you instantly alter colour and tones. The great thing about LUTs is that even though they are usually associated with film--as opposed to actions or presets which are usually linked to stills--you can actually use LUTs across any software that supports them, which includes Adobe software for photographers like Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw.
This means LUTs give you more creative control, as all of your adjustment values remain at 0 once the profile has been applied. Flipping through LUTs to see their effect on a photo can be good inspiration, you might want to use that as a starting point for your editing. Or you might want to….