Installing Lightroom Presets

Peggy Farren 2016-08-18
New to Lightroom presets? Read on to learn how to install presets in Lightroom.

Scroll down to view our video on installing Lightroom presets!
  1. Download the custom Lightroom Preset. Save it somewhere you can find it.
  2. Right click to copy the Preset template. (If it’s in a zip file, extract it first.)
  3. Open Lightroom. Find Preferences.
    Windows users, click Edit, then Preferences.
    Mac users, go to Lightroom up at the top, then Preferences.
  4. Click on the Presets tab.
  5. Click Show Lightroom Presets Folder.
  6. Open the “Lightroom” folder by double clicking.
  7. Open the “Develop Presets” folder by double clicking.
  8. Open the “User Presets” folder by double clicking.
  9. Right click in the blank area and Paste.
  10. Close all the windows and close Lightroom.
  11. The next time you open Lightroom, your new preset will be in your User Presets in the Develop Module.

How to Install Lightroom Presets from Peggy Farren on Vimeo.

~ Peggy Farren is a professional photographer, instructor, speaker and the founder of Understand Photography Training Center. You can view her work or check out her classes here:
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