Photon 3D Color Grading
Everything you've ever wanted from a color grading interface. See colors in all dimensions and manipulate the grade by shaping it like a 3D object. Photon 3D was standalone software for color grading and LUT editing with an optional OFX Plugin for Davinci Resolve.
Complete (3D) Color Control.
Effortlessly create stunning color grades with Photon's precise, user-friendly controls, driving a color engine that is visual and fully interactive. Not to mention, it looks pretty cool.
Visual 3D LUT Editor
Everybody has a favorite LUT. The LUT that's just perfect. Except when it isn't. Photon 3D enables you to import and edit your existing LUTs to make them uniquely yours. Effortlessly correct LUT artifacts and ensure your gamut transforms are smooth and stable.
Standalone version plus OFX plugin for Davinci Resolve.
Complete Standalone Software
Connect Standalone with Resolve
Mac and Windows
GPU accelerated tunnel
Filmmaker / Author At PremiumBeat.com
"This new tool is actually mind-blowing. I’m a huge fan, and will absolutely be using it on many projects. The extremely tactile UI and tools inside Photon give me everything I need to start making my own LUTs for every project. "
Filmmaker / Editor
"Photon has allowed me to create a refined library of look and utility LUTs that I now use on all projects. The smoothing feature has been incredibly useful to remove artifacts from old LUTs that my clients love but I just couldn't correct with other tools. "
Director of PHotography
"Photon has become an invaluable asset on our sets. We often decide on a particular look in preproduction but we always adapt our stock LUTs to the lighting of the scene so the director can get a better idea of the final grade. It's just so much quicker to do this in Photon. It feels more like virtual re-lighting than color grading and I love that about it."
Senior colorist at Foxpost
"Photon's 3D color distribution instantly felt familiar and it's spatial approach to grading has made tedious tasks like hue vector compression so much more convenient. Seeing color transforms distributed in 3D space gives me a much more complete picture of the grade than traditional scopes - it is a real game changer."
Frequently asked questions
Photon 3D is a standalone software that is used to create and edit 3D LUTs for color grading. Here's a quick overview:
Photon is designed to make many traditional color grading tasks a lot simpler without compromising on functionality. It does this by visualizing color in its natural, three-dimensional state. Color grading is done by "painting" on a preview image or by directly shaping a 3D color model. As you click and drag, Photon adjusts this 3D model to reflect your intended adjustments. The color shapes you create with Photon can be exported as 3D LUTs into many other software applications for editing and post production as well as on-set monitors and cameras.