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20+ Realistic Lightroom Presets

Optimizing photos and applying filters without destroying the natural look of the photo is a skill that takes a lot of practice to master. But, with the help of realistic Lightroom presets, you can get better at it much more easily.

In this collection, we bring you some amazing Lightroom presets for creating realistic effects by applying subtle filters and improvements. Unlike most other filters, these Lightroom presets will preserve the natural look of your photos as well.

Even if you’re looking to improve your smartphone photos, you can use these Lightroom presets to add HDR effects, light and airy effects, or even monochrome effects to give them a professional look and feel. Be sure to download them all below.

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60 Natural Portrait Lightroom Presets

60 Natural Portrait Lightroom Presets

With this big bundle of Lightroom presets, you’ll never run out of options for enhancing your portrait photos. It includes 60 different presets featuring natural and realistic effects. They are perfect for processing batch photos, photoshoots, and more. The presets work with both desktop and mobile versions of the app.

6 Pro Moody Lightroom Presets

6 Pro Moody Style Lightroom Presets

If you want to add a moody look and feel to your portraits, this set of Lightroom presets is perfect for you. It includes 6 presets crafted by professionals for creating dark and moody effects. You can also easily adjust the intensity of the effect and customize it to your preference.

10 Dark Skin Lightroom Presets

10 Dark Skin Lightroom Presets

The presets in this pack are specially optimized for improving photos of people with dark skin. It includes 10 presets that allow you to enhance shadows and contrast to accentuate the features of dark skin. The presets are compatible with all image formats.

Sweet Tones – Desktop & Mobile Lightroom Presets

Sweet Tones Desktop & Mobile Lightroom Presets

Add a subtle sweet toning filter to your photos to make them look feminine and colorful with the presets in this pack. There are 11 different presets in this pack featuring various styles of sweet tones. The presets work with both mobile and desktop versions of Lightroom.

Monochrome Mobile & Desktop Lightroom Presets

Monochrome Mobile & Desktop Lightroom Presets

You can create realistic monochrome effects with the presets in this bundle. They will instantly transform your regular photos with a black and white effect. You can also choose from multiple styles of monochrome filters and the effects can be easily customized to your preference.

Free Edgy Lightroom Presets

Free Edgy Lightroom Presets

This is a bundle of free Lightroom presets you can use to give your photos an edgy look and feel. It intensifies the contrast and brightness to create an incredible effect. There are 15 different presets in this bundle.

Free Travel Lightroom Presets

Free Travel Lightroom Presets

This presets pack is perfect for travel photographers and Instagram bloggers. It includes 14 beautiful effects for enhancing your outdoor and nature photography in an instant. And they are all free to download.

UltraPOP – Vibrant Lightroom Presets

UltraPOP - Vibrant Lightroom Presets

Enhancing the colors of your photos takes some practice. You need to find the right balance to keep a realistic look. These Lightroom presets will help you with that process. It includes 20 presets you can use to make your portraits, food photos, and travel photos look more vibrant.

10 Natural Lightroom Presets

10 Natural Lightroom Presets

This collection comes with a set of professional Lightroom presets that allows you to instantly optimize your photos with a natural look. There are 10 presets in this pack for improving photos shot in bad lighting conditions and environments.

Perfect – Desktop and Mobile Lightroom Presets

Perfect - Desktop and Mobile Lightroom Presets

The presets in this pack are also optimized to instantly enhance your photos with just one click. They are most suitable for improving portrait photos and there are 10 different effects to choose from. You can also adjust and edit the effects to match different types of photos as well.

10 Light & Airy Realistic Lightroom Presets

10 Light & Airy Realistic Lightroom Presets

If you want to make your photos look brighter and lighter without affecting their natural looks, this set of Lightroom presets will come in handy. It includes 10 unique presets for creating light and airy effects for your outdoor portrait and landscape photos.

40 Bright Interior Lightroom Presets

40 Bright Interior Lightroom Preset

This bundle of Lightroom presets is a must-have for photographers and designers who work with interior design and real-estate photos. There are 40 presets in this pack for brightening up the interior photos to make them look more attractive. As a bonus, you’ll also get 40 LUTs as well.

10 Warm and Cozy Lightroom Presets

10 Warm and Cozy Lightroom Presets

Add a subtle warm tone to your indoor and outdoor photos with this collection of presets. It includes 10 different styles of effects for making your photos look more warm and cozy. The presets are compatible with all file formats and works with both Lightroom mobile and desktop apps.

Pastel Film – Free Lightroom Preset

Pastel Film - Free Lightroom Preset

With this Lightroom preset you can add a subtle pastel effect to make your photos look more colorful. It works best with outdoor landscape photos. And you can use it free of charge.

Insta Look – Free Lightroom Preset

Insta Look - Free Lightroom Preset

Make your Instagram photos look much prettier with this creative Lightroom preset. It works with just one click to enhance your portrait photos with a bright and vibrant effect.

Pro HDR Collection Lightroom Presets

Pro HDR Collection Lightroom Presets

Creating the HDR effect requires expensive equipment, skill, and experience. Thanks to this preset pack, you won’t need any of that. This pack includes multiple Lightroom presets for creating a realistic HDR effect in your photos. They work with Lightroom mobile as well.

Leight – Desktop and Mobile Lightroom Presets

Leight - Desktop and Mobile Lightroom Presets

With these presets, you can add subtle toning filters to create more realistic improvements in your portrait photos. There are 10 different presets in this pack for optimizing photos with various types of lighting conditions. You can also adjust the effect to your preference.

Retouching Mobile & Desktop Lightroom Presets

Retouching Mobile & Desktop Lightroom Presets

You can speed up your portrait retouching process with the help of this preset pack. It includes several Lightroom presets you can use to quickly retouch portrait photos with just a few clicks. Of course, you can adjust the intensity of each effect to optimize it for each photo as well.

Business Mobile and Desktop Lightroom Presets

Business Mobile and Desktop Lightroom Presets

Give a more professional look to your corporate and business photos with this bundle of Lightroom presets. It includes 10 different presets that allow you to enhance photos to give them a more professional look and feel. The presets work with both mobile and desktop apps.

Orange & Teal Lightroom Presets

Orange & Teal Lightroom Presets

The orange and teal look is a popular trend in photography these days. With this collection of presets, you can easily recreate that effect with just one click. There are 15 high-quality presets in this pack and they work best with outdoor photography.

Hazy Portrait – Free Lightroom Preset

Hazy Portrait - Free Lightroom Preset

This free Lightroom preset is designed for optimizing portrait photos with a bright and hazy effect. It works well with outdoor portraits and indoor photos as well. It’s perfect for giving a moody effect to your selfies.

Magic Moments – Free Lightroom Preset

Magic Moments - Free Lightroom Preset

Make your family photos and outdoor landscape photos look more beautiful with this Lightroom preset. It adds a dramatic tone to your photos with a fully customizable effect. You can download it for free.

ARTA – Contrast Lightroom Preset

ARTA Contrast Lightroom Preset

You can create a stunning high-contrast look in your photos with this premium Lightroom preset. It will help create a moody effect for outdoor portraits unlike any other effect. This preset is compatible with both mobile and desktop apps.

10 Perfect Selfie Lightroom Presets

10 Perfect Selfie Lightroom Presets

This bundle of Lightroom presets is made with smartphone photographers and social media influencers in mind. It includes 10 presets for improving your selfies with subtle effects. They will surely make your Instagram photos stand out from the crowd.

30 VSCO Cam Inspired Lightroom Presets

30 VSCO Cam Inspired Lightroom Presets

The presets in this pack feature various effects inspired by the popular VSCO Cam app filters. They are designed to enhance, improve, and optimize your portraits. The bundle includes 30 different presets with fully customizable effects. They support all file formats.

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