Adobe Lightroom presets help photographers to professionally tone images quickly. They don’t only save time but they also create brilliant results.
There are many types of presets such as Lightroom presets for portraits, wedding photos, outdoor photos and so on. There are also thematic types such as vintage and retro.
Lightroom emerged as the undisputed leader in photography post-processing department. Even though Adobe Elements and Aperture on Mac also do good jobs, but Lightroom is Lightroom!
One of the things that makes Lightroom so great is its presets. Sometimes, they are called Lightroom gradients but the correct term is Lightroom presets.
So let’s get going with the presets… but first, here’s a quick video tutorial.
How to install Lightroom presets
It is likely that you know how to install Lightroom presets but just in case, here’s a video tutorial.
Free Lightroom Presets
A Lightroom preset is basically a set of recorded tonal values. Usually each preset contains a specific theme, a certain feeling; that feeling is applied to whichever photo you apply the preset.
Here are those presets which I really like and I feel you would like them as well 🙂
This is an ideal preset for outdoor photos. It gives the photos a cloudy, yet optimistic feeling.
This awesome black and white preset is perfect for adding a touch of class to all your photographs.
This present brightens up the images but somehow I find the images seem a little scary even though they turn bright. I love this preset for this very reason.
This preset works very well with silhouettes in the foreground like for an example with trees.
This preset quite similar to the one above, only thing is that this gives blue tones to the picture. I feel this is a pretty good preset for high contrast night time photos.
Adding vintage cross process look to your photo by shifting the blue curves to the shadows.
Easily makes your wedding photo warm and soft and adds a little vintage look. This is one of the best lightroom presets wedding photos.
Here’s another beautiful preset for wedding photos.
This preset high-contrasts your photo with a blend of red.
This preset shifts the colors to the cyan tone and high contrast them as well.
Toning a photo with light leak is really interesting as this preset does things really good. This preset adds leak, grains and also punches the colors into your photo.
This preset mutes the colors in the image and gives it kind of a filmy look. This is another kind of skin toning.
Muted tones means dark dramatic tones to any photo. Such lightroom presets give a fimly effect to any portrait.
This preset cleans up the look of the image and brightens highlights, in total, it adds a glamorous look to the photo.
That’s a color correction Lightroom presets that desaturates, bleaches, green-tones and ups contrast of your photo.
You can increase the visibility and sharpness of green color photo through this Lightroom preset.
Fill the shadows of your photo recover the highlights and give your photo an HDR look.
Remove grains add grunge effect to your photo by this Lightroom preset.
Makes your sky orange by this preset efficiently (even though I don’t like changing the tones this bit, but the preset is nice, so I’m sharing it).
This preset makes clouds black and white.
This preset adds retro look to your image with a touch of blue.
This preset attacks on red color and adds an amazing sin city look to your picture.
Increase the vibrancy, contrast and Brightness by a single Adobe Lightroom preset.
Add a faded vintage Vegas look to you images easily with this Lightroom presets.
This is a Lightroom preset for lomography lovers.
This Preset adds a cute lomography look to your images without you having to use a lomography camera.
Add a soft tone of grey to your pictures for creating a dull or smokey effect.
If you are take photos outdoor then definitely you need this preset for toning your images in Lightroom.
Add a warm feeling to your family photos with this Lightroom preset.
Make your dark images chill with this smart preset of the Adobe Lightroom.
This preset is inspired by the Tumblr blog. Gives a great pinkish look to your photo and reduce the contrast.
Give your pet photos a cute look with this soft color Lightroom preset.
Awesome preset specially adding vintage look to your precious car images. It does that perfectly.
Vintage look preset especially for the nature photos of your collection.
Add great look of old film to your photos with this Lightroom preset.
This preset turn your image into the black and white efficiently.
This preset adjust the tones of your photos related to the summers photos.
Add dusty old look to you camera portraits within no time.
If you want to gave a film style look to your photo then you have to download this preset.
This preset of Lightroom change your skin tone to the copper tone which look so good. Gotta try this one.
This Lightroom preset pin the blue color clearly and perfectly and gave a great look to the simple and ordinary photo.
This pack have 4 presets in it and gave a cute and retro look to the fashionable girls photos.
Great and exceptional preset made for the diving photographers. This action is especially created for treating the marine life photos. All marine photographers have this Lightroom preset.
This preset is specially used for toning the classical indoor photos of your home.
This Adobe Lightroom preset turns your image black and white and then high contrasts it.
That’s it for tonight guys. If you have a link to good quality lightroom presets, please share them in the comments section below.
Thanks for staying with me. Until tomorrow, see you.