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What Are Lightroom Presets And How To Use Them (2024)

What Are Lightroom Presets And How To Use Them By Lou And Marks Presets

Discover the secret behind your favorite photographer or influencers photos, Lightroom Presets. Lightroom Presets make it easier than ever to edit like a professional photographer. 

In this blog post we will share why you should be using Lightroom presets and how to achieve the best photo edits.

What Are Presets For?

Presets are used in Adobe Lightroom for editing photos. These one-click filters add adjustments to produce amazing images. With presets, you can professionally edit your photos without extensive experience in developing editing skills. Our presets are specifically designed for Adobe Lightroom, a powerful photo editing software. With just one click, these filters apply adjustments to your images, resulting in gorgeous and professional-looking photos.

What Are Presets For

Why Use Lightroom Presets?

All content creators, bloggers, influencers and photographers use Presets to help them create stunning photos with consistent edits. Presets are essential to developing your style as a content creator or photographer. Presets are for all photo enthusiasts from beginner to professional.

Who Are Presets For?

Presets are great for all levels of photography and photo editing. You don't need any experience to use Presets. All content creators, bloggers, influencers, photographers, and photo enthusiasts will benefit from using Presets. Presets are a versatile tool that can enhance your photography and photo editing skills. Regardless of your experience level, you can easily use Presets to transform your images into professional-looking images.

Who Are Presets For

Are Presets Worth the Money?

Yes, presets are really worth paying for. Presets offer you the ability to professionally edit your photos without the years of experience learning how to develop professional editing skills.

Do Professionals Use Presets?

Yes, professional photographers use Presets. Presets help photographers define their style, evoke mood in their photography and create the consistency their clients expect. Presets are essential tools for professional photographers. They allow photographers to establish their unique style, add emotion to their photographs, and deliver the consistent quality that clients anticipate.

How Do Presets Save You Time?

With the use of Lightroom Presets you can edit your photos in one-click. You can also batch edit all your photos. Batch editing is apply the same presets to all the photos you are editing. This will save you even more time than individually applying the preset to each photo. You can batch edit in both Mobile Lightroom & Desktop Lightroom.

Do Lightroom Presets Save You Time

What Do You Need To Use Presets?

Adobe Lightroom is the top photo editing software available, and using presets enhances its capabilities. 

To use Presets you will just need the Free Lightroom App. Presets are also fully compatible with the paid version of the Lightroom App. You can use presets to edit your photos in Adobe Lightroom Desktop Lr & LrC. You can also use presets to edit your phots in Adobe Photoshop ACR.

You can download the free Lightroom App here: Download for iPhone or Download for Android

You can download a free trial of Adobe Lightroom here: Download Lightroom Free Trial

You can download a free trial of Adobe Photoshop here: Download Photoshop Free Trial

What Is The Best Place To Buy Lightroom Presets?

Lou & Marks is the best website to buy Lightroom Presets. Our presets are created by professional photographers. We also collaborate with the top influencers to create the top photo editing presets for Instagram. You can feel confident knowing we are the industry leader in creating adaptive one-click presets. We have over 500K+ happy customers and amazing photo reviews to help you see why so many trust Lou & Marks Presets. 

Best Place To Buy Presets

You can shop Lou & Marks Presets here: Shop Lou & Marks

Options For Best Websites To Buy Lightroom Presets?

1. Directly From A Creator

Purchasing presets from a creator directly is the best option. Lou & Marks Presets is the best website to buy Lightroom Presets. We have been designing the top Instagram & Photography Presets since 2013. We are a team of professional photographers and professional photo editors. We also collaborate with the top Instagram Influencers to design and curate our collections for Instagram.

Best Place To Buy Lightroom Presets

You can shop Lou & Marks Presets here: Shop Lou & Marks

How To Avoid Buy "Bad" Presets?

To avoid purchasing low quality presets that will just waste time and money, I have some tips to help you shop.

1. Only Shop Trusted Sites Or Trusted Creators

When you purchase from a trusted site or creator you know who you are purchasing from. If you are unsure who the creator is check out the "About Me" section and contact section of a the website. See who the owner/creator of the website is and if they are qualified to be creating/selling presets. A "qualified" creator/seller will have photography and photo editing experience at a professional level.

2. Look For Reviews With Photos

Make sure to check and see if the website has verified reviews from customers. Look for photo reviews to see what other customers experienced when purchasing presets. 

The Best Website To Buy Presets

3. Check Their Social Accounts

Legitimate businesses will have a presence on social media. You can check their Instagram, Tiktok, Youtube, and Facebook accounts that should be linked on their website. This gives more proof they are a legitimate business and a trusted website.

Best Website To Buy Lightroom Presets

4. Ask Questions

If you are unsure what presets to purchase contact the creator and ask for assistance selecting presets that will be right for your photography or style. This will put you in contact with the creator as well as give you professional feedback on what presets are right for you.

Presets are essential to developing your style as a content creator or photographer. Presets are for all photo enthusiasts from beginner to professional. Presets offer you the ability to professionally edit your photos without the years of experience learning how to develop professional editing skills. You should be using Presets to edit your work. They are extremely affordable, help you speed up your work flow and let you test out your editing style.

Make sure you are purchasing your Presets from a trusted website or creator. To shop Lou & Marks Presets you can browse all our Preset Collections here: Shop Lou & Marks Presets

Installation & Usage

Now that we've gone over what Lightroom Presets are, why you need them, and where to purchase them, lets go over how to install and use them.

How To Install Lightroom Presets On iPhone

1. Importing Your Preset Files To Lightroom

Assuming you have the Lightroom App you can follow along on how to import and save your Presets. This process works for both the free and paid Lightroom App. After you download your presets you will need to locate them. Open the "Files" App on your iPhone. Click on the zip file you downloaded. That will uncompress the file and a blue folder with the same name will appear. Click on that folder. Select all the files and click on the square with the arrow at the bottom of the screen. Click on the Lightroom App. You may have to scroll through your list to find the app. Click on "Launch Lightroom Now".

How To Upload Presets To Adobe Lightroom App

2. Saving Your Presets

Your DNG Preset files will now be uploaded to your "All Photos" album in your Lightroom App. Click on one DNG photo file. Click on the three dots in the top right corner. A new screen will pop. On this new screen click on "Create Preset". A new screen will pop up. Name your Preset and select a New Preset Group. Name the Preset Group. When finished click the checkmark in the top right corner. Congratulations you have saved your Preset!

How To Import Lou & Marks Presets To Adobe Lightroom App

3. Using Your New Presets

Now to the exciting part, using your new Presets!! Click on an image you want to edit in your Lightroom App. Click on the "Presets" icon in the bottom section of your App. A list of Preset Groups will show up. Make you are on “Yours”. Select the Preset group you created. Then click on your Preset to apply it. Click the checkmark in the bottom right corner.

How To Use Presets In Adobe Lightroom App

4. Getting All Presets Saved

Repeat the saving steps for each DNG File you imported to your Lightroom App. Repeat the download process for each Preset Collection you downloaded. You will now have all your presets saved to your Lightroom App.

You can also view these instructions as a video on YouTube Click Here 

How To Install Lightroom Presets On Android

1. Importing Your Preset To Lightroom

After you download your presets open your Lightroom App. Click on one of your images in your LR App so you can access the Presets Tab. Click on Presets.

When you see the next screen pop up, click on the three vertical dots. You will see a new screen pop up. Now click on "Import Presets”. Now you will see a new screen with the list of your recent downloads and files. Select the “Android Presets.zip” file you just downloaded.

On the next screen you will see a text box that says "Presets Imported". Congratulations you success fully imported your new Presets!

How To Import Mobile Presets In Lightroom Mobile App For Android

2. Using Your New Presets

To locate your new Presets make sure you are in the section titled "Yours". Scroll down the Presets list and locate the folder with the title of the Presets and Lou & Marks. Click there to expand the folder and see your new Presets. Click on one of the Presets to apply the Preset to your photo. Click the check mark in the bottom right corner once you have applied the Preset.

How To Use Mobile Presets In Lightroom Mobile App For Android

Repeat the saving steps for each Preset Collection Zip File you downloaded.

You can also view these instructions as a video on YouTube Click Here

How To Install Lightroom Presets On Desktop

I have full instructions for desktop users in another blot. For Lightroom Classic LrC install steps click Here

For Lightroom Lr Desktop install steps click Here

For Photoshop install steps click Here

Still have quesiotns on presets? Need help finding the right presets for your style of photography or your editing goals? I'm always happy to help with any questions. You can fill out the contact form here: Contact Lou & Marks Presets

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