"I'm quite pleased with this collection. I own presets from several other companies and these are my new favorites! Well done." - John R.



Lighthouse Portrait Essentials Lightroom Presets – Desktop & Mobile

Our Portrait Essentials presets were designed to enhance any photography where the main subject is a person or people. The hues of this collection are clean, natural, and authentic. The presets refine true tones, enhance natural lighting, and aim to evoke in the viewer a connection with the captured subject. Transform your raw portraits to polished and professional, with a little help from the Lighthouse Portrait Essential preset collection.
  • 24 portrait general workflow presets
  • 26 stackable tool presets (tools are not included with the LR mobile DNG downloads)

Be sure to check software compatibility information below, prior to purchase!

About This Collection:

Compatibility: Users must have at least one compatible software from Adobe in order to use this collection:

  • Lightroom Mobile App (Free or subscription; iOS, iPadOS, Android, Chrome)
  • Lightroom Classic 5.0 and later (and all monthly subscription versions; PC or Mac) 
  • Lightroom 1.0 and later (cloud-based; monthly subscription; PC or Mac) 
  • Photoshop CS6 or CC and Later (purchased or monthly subscription versions; PC or Mac)
  • Partially Compatible for Video Editing in Lightroom CC and Lightroom Mobile.

Format: Immediate digital download. Three lifetime downloads of each file type. All downloads include XMP, LRT, and DNG files.

License/Use: These presets may be used for personal or professional editorial use, including social media. Preset files may not be shared beyond the immediate buyer.

The Collection (24): 

  • Black & White Clean – A simple, soft black & white look
  • Black & White Depth – A monochrome look with deepened shadows and softened highlights
  • Black & White Highlighted – A contrasty black & white preset with accented highlights
  • Black & White Sepia Film – Soft warm filtering overlay monochrome silky tones
  • Clean & Poppy – Natural coloring with a slight contrast boost
  • Cleansing Lift – Warmed greens, popped highlights, and an overall saturation boost
  • Deep Film – A rich film style with cooled greens and peachy highlights
  • Faded Analog – Soft filmy highlights and shadows, with warm overtones
  • Hazy Peach Highlights – A very delicate look with peach-toned highlights
  • Heavy Sun – Deep contrast with a rich warm overlay
  • Lifted & Cool – Cooling, poppy highlights compliment warming shadows
  • Light & Dreamy – A peach-toned preset with softened clarity and slightly reduced vibrance
  • Magenta Sunlight – Silky-soft warm tones along with customized individual color tones
  • Nostalgic Tones – Cooling shadows and warming highlights create a classic film look
  • Olive Wash – Heavy green undertones along with desaturated colors and hazy shadows
  • Plum Contrast – Customized hues and a luminance boost, over rich shadows and highlights
  • Portrait Warmth – A beautiful, warm look, with cooled greens and warmed reds
  • Rich & Colorful – Heavy contrast, popped highlights, warmed greens, and soft pastel overtones
  • Skin So Soft – A reduced clarity look with slightly altered color tones and a warming filter overlay
  • Soft & Desaturated – An overall desaturated look with reduced clarity and contrast
  • Spring Sun – A poppy preset with spring-toned colors and uplifting highlights
  • Subtle Peach – Slightly increased contrast and saturation, along with soft peach-filtered highlights and shadows
  • Warm & Rich – A modified filmy look with rich orange overtones and softened clarity
  • Warm Afternoon – Sunset coloring, with filmy shadows and boosted vibrance

Tool Presets (26):

  • Color Filters – Cooling, Peachy, Warming
  • Contrast – Increase, Reduce
  • Grain – Light, Strong, Zero
  • Highlights – Increase, Reduce, Reset
  • Image – Soften, Strengthen
  • Saturate – Decrease, Increase, Reset
  • Shadows – Airy, Deep, Reset
  • Tone Curve – Filmy, S-Curve Light, S-Curve Med, S-Curve Strong
  • Vignette – Light, Med, Strong


Photo Attribution: The photos featured in this collection are being used with permission from these amazing photographers: Aaron Baxter, Natalie Gildersleeve, Coverstone Creative, Mama’s Love Photography, Prudence Photography, Smitten & Swoon, Anka Melnikova, Siida Photography, and Campbell & Co Photography. They may not be distributed, edited, or re-produced in any way without explicit and written consent from the photographers.

For Desktop & Mobile

1. Shoot: Capture life’s moments and memories with your smartphone or digital camera.

2. Beautify: Edit your photos at home or on-the-go, using our presets in the Lightroom desktop or mobile app.

3. Share: Post to your favorite social media channels, your portfolio, or anywhere else!