Advantages of Using Lightroom Presets

LR 25Have you heard about lightroom presets? It is a collection of ready-to-use filtered images. When you install lightroom, it contains several saved presets. It can also be used as often as you want to help you speed up the editing process. Presets have a lot of classifications; it could either be one of the following: printing, export, layout, book, metadata, calendar presets, develop and web gallery. But in this article, we will discuss more about the advantages of using develop presets or the modification you make on a certain image.  Presets are editable, so if want to add some styles, you can modify it immediately.

With lightroom’s develop presets, you can easily modify your images by applying the default or built in presets to it. You can also turn your cursor around the interface and choose the most brilliant presets for your images. Good thing about lightroom is that it allows users to use presets to hundreds of images at once. Moreover, to make things more simple and easy, users can view images side by side to figure out the changes made.

Most photographers use lightroom for convenience. They can create their own presets anytime they want. However, some of them find it very time consuming. So instead of creating new presets, they download or buy presets online since it is ready to use.

Advantages of Lightroom Presets

The major advantage of lightroom’s develop presets is that it can help you speed up your editing workflow. By just clicking the develop preset on the module, you can directly apply the presets on your image. Basically it saves you from that difficult photo editing task. You do not need to worry about adjusting the contrast, brightness manually; lightroom will do it for you.

On the other hand, if you are having troubles editing thousands of images a day, lightroom can help you do it in just a few clicks. All you have to do is pick up the best presets from the collection, apply it first to one image, select other image you want to edit and you’re done. This program is perfect in helping you meet client’s deadline.

During the days where you run out of ideas about how to create beautiful presets, lightroom can be your savior; it will give you tons of ideas on what to do next.

Tips in editing images

  • In order to save more time in editing, modify the image first by using your preferred presets and make minor adjustments after that.
  • Download free lightroom presets online and edit it anytime you want.
  • Lightroom can work perfectly fine with JPEG and RAW files. Working with these files can give you freedom to modify its noise, sharpness, expore and etc.
  • Explore new tools such as straightening and adjustment tool in the develop presets.
  • Avoid using crops and broken presets, it can destroy the original beauty or the image.