Although Photoshop is the most popular photo editing software among designers, Lightroom is becoming increasingly popular, and for good reason. Lightroom is extremely useful for keeping photos organized, which can be a big deal even for hobbyist photographers that often add hundreds of photos over short periods of time. And just as important, Lightroom offers amazing potetntial for editing digital photos. While it won’t offer the capabilities of Photoshop for advanced photo manipulation, general photo editing is often easier and faster in Lightroom as compared to Photoshop.
Photoshop actions are loved by Photoshop users because they can help you to easily achieve a certain effect or look with your photos, and Lightroom offers similar potential with presets. With the right presets you can get beautiful photos very easily and quickly. Your options for presets are to create your own, buy premium presets, or download freebies. The quality of free presets will vary, but there are definitely some good options available that won’t cost you anything. Here you’ll find 35 different Lightroom presets that can be downloaded for free and put to use with your own photos.
Free Lightroom presets bundle
255 free Lightroom presets for portrait, wedding, event, landscape, street photography with matte, vintage, soft and cold effects.
Pastel Haze Lightroom Preset
Get a nice light color effect with the help of this preset.
Soft Pastel Lightroom Preset
This one also uses a nice soft color effect and is good for outdoor photos and portraits.
Dragan-Inspired Lightroom Preset
This preset will instantly give you very dramatic and bold portraits.
HDR Lightroom Preset
Replicate an HDR effect with the help of this preset. It’s great for landscapes, portraits, and other types of photos.
HDR Lightroom Preset
This HDR preset uses an effect that is a little more subtle than the previous one, so it is good for a more realistic look.
Autumn Color Boost HDR Lightroom Preset
Get bold, colorful autumn photos by boosting the dynamic range.
Sharp HDR Lightroom Preset
This preset not only increases the dynamic range of a photo, but it also adds a lot of sharpness for a bold, edgy look.
Deep HDR Lightroom Preset
Another option for HDR effects, this one is deep and rich.
Autumn Landscape Lightroom Preset
This preset is another great option for enhancing the colors of your fall photos.
Indoor Portraits Natural Light Lightroom Preset
Give your indoor portraits a boost and a more natural look with the help of this preset.
Favorite Film Lightroom Preset
This preset will give your photos an awesome film-like look and feel without making drastic changes to the photo.
Film Lightroom Preset
Another film-inspired preset that is useful for a wide range of photos.
Bold Film Lightroom Preset
This film preset also adds some boldness to give your photos a strong elegance.
Grainy Matte Lightroom Preset
This preset will give you a film-like effect by adding some grain/grit and a matte look.
Matte Lightroom Preset
This matte preset is very useful for portraits, and other types of photos as well.
Soft Matte Lightroom Preset
Another matte preset, this one uses a bit of a softer effect for subtle changes.
Orange Fade Lightroom Preset
With this preset you can give your photos a nice faded look, with a hint of warmth.
Deep Yellow Brown Albumen Lightroom Preset
This is a good option as an alternative to a black & white conversion.
Sharp Black & White Lightroom Preset
If you want a sharp, bold black & white this preset will give you much better results than simply converting a color photo to black & white.
High Contrast Black & White Lightroom Preset
This is another option for a bold black & white, this one with very high contrast.
Black & White Lightroom Preset
This black & white preset will give your photos an elegant look.
Vintage Black & White Lightroom Preset
When you want an aged or vintage feel for a black & white, this preset is an excellent choice.
B&W Romance Lightroom Preset
This soft black & white will give your photos a romantic look and feel.
Desaturated Cinema Lightroom Preset
Convert your typical color photos into cinema-inspired works of art with the help of this preset.
Cinematic HDR Lightroom Preset
This preset will also give your photos a cinematic feel, but this time increasing dynamic range as well.
Teal Water Lightroom Preset
This preset gives your photos a nice teal effect. It’s soft and will work well on a lot of outdoor photos.
Bold Color Lightroom Preset
If you want bolder, vibrant colors this is a great option.
Sharp Pop Lightroom Preset
This preset also sharpens in addition to giving bolder colors.
Vibrant Landscape Lightroom Preset
This preset will also enhance the colors of your photo, but it was created especially for landscapes and nature shots.
Color Pop Lightroom Preset
Bring dull colors to life with this preset.
Color Love Lightroom Preset
This preset will also help to boost colors, but in a realistic, natural way.
Color Fantasy Lightroom Preset
This preset gives your photo sort of a fantasy-inspired feel.
Vivid Orange and Green Lomography Lightroom Preset
Get a vintage effect with this color-altering Lomo-inspired preset.
Vintage Lightroom Preset
This is another great option for vintage and retro effects.
Light Leak Lightroom Preset
Add a light leak effect to your photos very easily with the help of this preset that makes use of Lightroom’s graduated filters.