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These basic instructions will guide you how to install your presets onto Lightroom desktop and mobile (for Mac or Windows). We have written out two separate guides, one for Lightroom Classic (for desktop) as well as Adobe’s latest Lightroom (for both desktop & mobile). After this, you’ll be ready to use your favorite presets in no time.

Installing presets in Lightroom (CC)

 

  1. Extract the ZIP file with the downloaded presets
  2. Open Lightroom CC
  3. Click on Preferences
  4. Click Presets Tab
  5. Click “Show Lightroom Develop Presets
  6. Open “Settings” folder
  7. Copy / Paste extracted files (from step 1) into this folder
  8. Restart Lightroom
  9. All of the presets will be listed in the presets panel and are ready to use! (see picture 3)

 

Step 4 & 5

In Preferences, click the “Presets” tab and then “Show Lightroom Develop Presets”

Step 6

Open “Settings” folder and paste the preset files

Step 9

After restart, all presets will be listed and ready to use!

Installing presets in Lightroom Mobile

In order to complete this process, you will need to have installed both

  • Adobe Lightroom (desktop)
  • Adobe Lightroom (mobile)

We will first import the presets onto Lightroom (Desktop) and automatically sync them to Adobe Lightroom (Mobile) using creative cloud.

 

Step 1  – Adobe Lightroom (Desktop)

 

  1. Extract the ZIP file with the downloaded presets
  2. Open Lightroom
  3. Login to your Creative Cloud account
  4. Choose any photo and click Edit
  5. In the edit panel you will see a Presets button at the bottom … Click on the Presets Button (see picture 1)
  6. On the Presets panel, click on the three dots and then click Import Presets … (see picture 2)
  7. Navigate to the presets folder you just extracted 
  8. Select all the files and click Import (see picture 3)
  9. All of the presets will be listed in the presets panel and are ready to use! (see picture 4)

 

Step 1

Click Presets

Step 2

Click on three circles > Import Presets

Step 3

Navigate to Preset files and click Import

Step 4

Presets loaded and ready to use

Step 2  – Adobe Lightroom (Mobile)

 

After importing the presets in Step 1 (desktop), we can now use the presets on mobile.

 

  1. Open Lightroom Mobile
  2. Login to your Creative Cloud account and wait for sync to complete
  3. Choose any photo and click Edit
  4. In the edit panel you will see a Presets button … Click on the Presets Button (see picture 1)
  5. In the Presets panel, click on the drop down menu (see picture 2)
  6. The presets you added in Step 1 should appear in this menu. Click on the preset pack (see picture 2) *If presets do not appear – make sure your creative cloud has synced
  7. All of the presets will be listed in the presets panel and are ready to use! (see picture 3)

Installing presets in Lightroom Mobile using .DNG files (alternative method)

 

If for whatever reason you do not have Adobe Creative Cloud (or access to a computer), you can create presets from .DNG files

 

  1. Extract the ZIP file with the downloaded .DNG presets on your phone
  2. Open Lightroom Mobile
  3. Create a new Folder
  4. Import all DNG files into the folder
  5. Click on the graded preset, go to the top right corner and click on the three dots
  6. Go to Create Preset and give it a name
  7. Repeat process for all images
  8. You will find them under User Presets
  9. Begin Editing

 

Step 1

Create folder and click Add

Step 2

Select the .DNG files

Step 3

Choose a .DNG image

Step 4

Click on the 3 dots

Step 5

Click Create Preset

Step 6

Name and Save

Our Presets

We set out to create a set of stylised looks to help photographers apply beautiful colors to their images. The Earth Tones pack consists of 13 meticulously crafted presets made specifically for Lightroom CC and Lightroom Mobile.

Each preset is designed around a complimentary and cohesive palette of colors for a professional-grade finish.

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