Presets, often referred to more specifically as Lightroom presets, make global changes to an image. On average, our presets change 30-50 settings within an image. Filters often change only basic settings within an image or add a basic graphic to an image. They can’t be modified and are often limited to use within specific programs like Instagram or smart phones. Presets provide much more advanced editing options and controls versus filters. They’re used within software applications known as a gold-standards within the photography industry, making them much more complex and adaptable to the unique features of photos.