As a travel photographer who also runs an online photography course, I’m often asked about the value of Lightroom presets. Most users want to know if Lightroom presets are worth it, if they should use them, and my opinion on them.
In this guide I’m going to share with you everything you need to know about Lightroom presets, both free Lightroom presets and paid Lightroom presets. I’ll tell you exactly what a Lightroom preset is, my opinion on whether you should use presets in Lightroom, whether presets are worth buying, where to download some of the best free Lightroom presets, and how to install presets in Lightroom.
This guide is based on my years of work as a professional photographer. As part of my work, I use Adobe Lightroom daily for the vast majority of my editing and photo management needs.
If you’re not familiar with Lightroom or photo editing, then I recommend…