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What are Lightroom presets?

A Lightroom preset is a formula that applies a complex set of adjustments to a photo in the Develop module of Adobe Lightroom with a single mouse click. 

When you open up the Develop module in Lightroom you find the Presets panel on the left side. As you mouse over the list of presets you'l see a preview of each preset effect in the preview window directly above the Preset panel.

If you see something in the preview window that comes close to the creative direction you intend for the image, you can apply that preset to the image by clicking on it. It's very easy and best of all, the adjustments are non-destructive and infinitely editable. For example, if the preset gets you partway to the look you're after, you can easily fine-tune the settings in the Develop module until you're satisfied with the results.

Lightroom presets are a great way to develop new looks, break out of a creative routine, or quickly preview your photos in a variety of artistic styles. It's also a fun way to expose your creative process to new sources of inspiration and "happy accidents." 

You'll find that many Photomorphis Lightroom Presets, such as the Hidden Potential Lightroom Presets, also contain "Local Adjustments" which afford an localized level of control beyond the global effects of other presets.

See Photomorphis Lightroom Presets in action and learn more about local adjustments in this Hidden Potential Preset Tutorial.

Take a look at all the Photomorphis Lightroom Presets and remember, all Photomorphis presets contain detailed instructions for easy installation and use.

 

 

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