How Custom Presets in Lightroom Can Save You Time and Add Style to Your Images (VIDEO)

One way to speed up processing time in Lightroom is to create your own presets for similar types of images. With this approach you can simply apply the preset to every image in a series, rather that making individual adjustments to a variety of parameters for every shot.

The quick video below walks you through the simple process of creating and saving your presets. It covers a variety of common tasks like exposure, contrast, clarity and sharpening, to tone curves, toning, and hue/saturation adjustments. Once you’re familiar with the process, you will undoubtedly find yourself creatiing a number of presets for different types of images.

You can find more helpful videos on the Mango Street YouTube channel. And if you missed yesterday’s tutorial on using Lightroom’s Spot Removal Tool, be sure to take a look.