How to install presets in Lightroom

Updated: Apr 9, 2020


Are you interested in loading custom presets into Adobe Lightroom that you purchased or downloaded for FREE from ME? If you want to take your photos from dull to unique in seconds, follow along below with my seven easy steps.



Bonus: Get my "Coffee No Cream" preset for free by subscribing to my monthly newsletter by clicking here and entering your email address at the bottom of the page.



* The following instructions are for a Mac but they are very similar to a PC.


Step One: Open Adobe Lightroom on your computer and hover over Lightroom Classic or whichever version of LR that you are using as shown below.



Step Two: Click on Preferences. (On a PC this might be located under Edit)




Step Three: Click on the Presets tab on the top of the page. Then in the middle of the page select Show Lightroom Develop Presets.



Step Four: The finder will pop up and you will see a folder labeled Settings. Double click to open.



Step Five: Locate and open the folder named User Presets.


Step Six: Simply paste your preset file or drag and drop from another location into this folder.



Step Seven: Exit out of all the windows and restart Adobe Lightroom.


Bonus: Get my "Coffee No Cream" preset for free by subscribing to my monthly newsletter by clicking here and entering your email address at the bottom of the page.


Using this preset you achieve results like this!


Before & After

Street festival in Toronto Ontario Canada where pedestrians are caught playing with bubbles in this warm summer photograph captured by Mr Brian James.

Before & After


Photograph of a before and after using a Lightroom photo editing preset designed by Brian James. The photo is of the Chicago River using a prism.

More examples below. Keep scrolling.

It works so well with red hair! Look at this before and after,


Beautiful portrait of a young girl with big wide eyes and red hair looking into the Sony Alpha camera and posing for Mr Brian James. Edited using a custom Lightroom preset from Mr Brian James Photography.
The Beautiful Kayleigh before and after edit.

Thanks again everyone and I really hope this tutorial was helpful to you. Please like and comment at the bottom of this page so that the search engines value my post.


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