All presets are compatible with all modern versions of Adobe Lightroom Desktop & Mobile, including CC and Classic CC.  This includes the free Lightroom CC mobile app. Additionally, presets are compatible with Adobe Camera Raw in Photoshop.

    For more information on compatibility, visit the help center.

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

    "OMG these are amazing. I had never used overlays until now but now I'll never be able to look back." Sarah I

    Versatile, Easy to Use, and Completely Customizable



    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:

    • Compatible with Lightroom (*CC, 1.0 and later), Lightroom Classic (5, 6, CC 2015, and later) (purchased or monthly subscription versions; PC or Mac)
    • Lightroom CC for mobile (purchased or free versions; iOS, Android, Chrome)
    • Photoshop CS6 or CC (purchased or monthly subscription versions; PC or Mac)

    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 within the free Lightroom mobile app.

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