I’ve given away plenty of Photoshop Actions here on Spoon Graphics, but so far I haven’t shown as much love to Lightroom. Adobe Lightroom is becoming increasingly popular as the go-to photo processing tool. Just like with Photoshop Actions, you can save a series of adjustments as a preset, which can be used to instantly apply cool effects to your images with just a single click. Download this collection of 12 Cinematic Lightroom Presets to transform your photographs with various contrast and colour alterations. They’re all based on the colour grading aesthetics of popular movie genres, such as Horror, Western, Action, Romantic and more. The visual styles of these films are usually seen on the big screen, but we can replicate similar looks within still images with the help of these preset image adjustments.

12 Cinematic Photo Effect Lightroom Presets

What’s included?

  • Action
    Replicates the popular teal-and-orange colour grading used in many Hollywood action movies.
  • Family
    Dramatically enhances a photograph with warmth and vibrancy plus increased contrast and sharpness.
  • Fantasy
    Applies punchy and vibrant colour adjustments with a focus on rich blues and purples.
  • Film Noir
    Replicates the old film look with black and white tones, low contrast and heavy grain.
  • Horror
    Adds dark and creepy tones to your photographs with a bluey-green colour shift and a strong vignette.
  • Melodrama
    Produces a subdued mood with low contrast and reduced highlights for a washed out appearance.
  • Romantic
    Gives a photograph a warm and fuzzy feeling with nostalgic Summer colour casts and a dreamy glow.
  • Sci-Fi
    Transforms images with a mix of blue tones and strong contrast to create a high tech science fiction look.
  • Super Hero
    Dramatically increases the vibrancy of an image and strengthens all red and blue hues.
  • Thriller
    Washes out the colour and provides harsher contrast to generate darker mood within a picture.
  • War
    Produces a desolate mood with harsh contrast, washed out colour and a strong noise overlay.
  • Western
    Converts images into vintage photos with old style Sepia tones made of earthy browns and reduced saturation.

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