Moody Lightroom Presets for Landscape & Travel Photography
Make your photography stand out with this highly universal workflow for Lightroom Desktop & Mobile
If you like the moody look of my landscape photography, this unique Lightroom workflow is just right for you! Over the last five years I have created my personal collection of Adobe Lightroom presets for my landscape and travel photos taken in Nordic countries like Iceland, Norway or the Faroe Islands. I refined the presets over and over again, so that they not only deliver unique results, but also work for a wide range of landscapes and lighting situations.
These are not your average 'one-click presets'.
This product is designed as a structured workflow and consists of nine modules. This gives you the freedom to individually shape the final image with a selection of adjustment presets and develop a repeatable personal style in the process. A structured workflow frees you from the worries of where to start and what to do next.
Compatible with Lightroom Desktop and Mobile (DNG presets included)
All Lightroom presets are included in XMP, lrtemplate and DNG format to ensure maximum compatibility and flexibility across platforms and devices. → See also: Installation instructions and notes for mobile presets
It was always very important to me to develop a memorable and distinctive style, since the photography industry is constantly growing and expanding and more and more photos seem interchangeable. Simply capturing an exceptional location is not sufficient anymore: The images visually need to stand out and arouse the viewer's emotions. And this is where my presets come into play: Take a look at the before and after photos and see for yourself or watch a quick editing session on YouTube.
How my presets work
My Lightroom presets are not a loose collection of different looks with random names, but follow a logical order. All 48 core presets are grouped into nine modules and there is a separate collection with 15 Custom Scenes:
1. Exposure (11 presets)
2. Signature look (5 presets)
3. Vignetting (5 presets)
4. Gradients (4 presets)
5. Split toning (7 presets)
6. Color adjustments (4 presets)
7. Grain (4 presets)
8. Noise reduction (4 presets)
9. Sharpening (4 presets)
10. Custom Scenes (15 presets)
Developed for Lightroom Desktop & Mobile
All presets are compatible with Adobe Lightroom 4, 5, 6, CC, and Classic CC (.lrtemplate & XMP-files included) as well as the latest Lightroom Mobile app on iOS and Android. For Lightroom Mobile, you can choose either the synchronization method via Lightroom on your desktop computer or the installation method via DNG presets.
Also works with the latest version of Photoshop!
This product also works with Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) in version 10.3 or newer - that means you can use the presets in Adobe Photoshop, too.
When editing with the presets, it is recommended that you start with the core presets and work your way from top to bottom, starting with adjusting the exposure. One of the five variants of the signature look (Brighter / Bright / Neutral / Dark / Darker) usually fits very well for most types of landscapes and often only a few individual adjustments are needed.
Get creative with the "Custom Scenes"
The Custom Scene presets are a slightly different but very exciting approach to editing your photos: They are based on the signature look, but have been refined and customized to match a specific landscape or artistic look. The respective title gives an indication of its intended use and the presets come in a separate folder for a better overview. A playful approach, however, is typically the best way to achieve great results, since many presets also fit totally different landscape types and can be a great source of inspiration for fine art photography. These presets can of course be combined with the adjustment presets from the core module.
→ Currently included scenes: Nightfall / Foggy Forest / Winter Mood / Glacier Colors / Mountain Lake / Ice and Snow / Mossy Rock / Earth Tones / In the Clouds / In the Clouds (Dark) / Snowy Mountain / Ocean Mist / Monochrome Winter / Night Drive / Dark Cliffs
Watch a quick editing session
Who is this product for?
This product is aimed at amateurs and professional photographers alike. Each preset has been carefully crafted and tested to work with a wide variety of images types and camera models like Nikon, Canon, Fuji and Sony. The presets are optimized for landscape, nature and travel photography with the typical color palettes found in soil, vegetation, water and rocks.
Take a look at the example photos to get an impression of the typical character of the images or download my free presets for dark and moody landscapes to convince yourself of the quality of my products.
Before and after examples
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Future updates included!
New projects and trips result in the development of new Lightroom presets (especially the "Custom Scenes") and further fine-tuning of the existing ones. I will be sharing these updates FREE of charge! You will receive an e-mail as soon as a new version has been released, with all necessary information about the changes.
- 63 Lightroom presets (48 core presets + 15 Custom Scenes) in XMP, lrtemplate and DNG format to ensure maximum compatibility across platforms and devices
- compatible with Adobe Lightroom 4, 5, 6, CC and Classic CC (Win & Mac) as well as the free Lightroom Mobile app for iOS and Android
- *also works with Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) in version 10.3 or newer - that means you can use the presets in Photoshop, too!
- optimized for JPG and RAW images
How to buy?
You can buy and download the Lightroom presets via Gumroad, a secure marketplace for digital products. Gumroad accepts Paypal and all major credit cards.
*For European customers: According to the EU VAT rules on digital products, private individuals must pay Value Added Tax (VAT) based on the country where they are located. Companies with a valid VAT identification number can enter it at checkout and the purchase will be VAT free.
Bundle offer: Get all 6 Lightroom preset packs for only $75
This product is also included in the Complete Shop Bundle, along with five additional preset packs for moody landscape, travel and aerial photography. Get a total of 327 Lightroom presets with a shop value of $224 for only $75! And the best part: All future product releases are also included!
Included in the Lightroom Shop Bundle:
- Dark & Dramatic Lightroom Presets
- Moody Landscapes (Signature Lightroom Presets)
- Forest Landscapes Lightroom Presets
- Aerial & Drone Lightroom Presets
- Polar Landscapes Lightroom Presets
- Black & White Lightroom Presets
- Surprise Bonus Preset Pack
- ... plus all future product releases!
Whether you’re just getting started or you’re a professional photographer, this is the ideal preset collection to speed up your editing workflow.
More about the creator of the presets
My name is Jan, and I'm a visual artist and fine art photographer based in Hamburg. My work focuses on atmospheric and abstract landscape photography of the distant North: Norway, Iceland, Greenland and beyond. Read more about me, discover my fine art and landscape series or learn about my coaching services for photographers.
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Looking for more presets?
Discover all of my free and premium Lightroom preset packs for landscape, aerial and travel photography:
* The bundle contains not only all existing products, but also all future Lightroom preset packs!
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