My Best Pack of Cinematic Lightroom Presets

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cinema Lightroom Presets

This pack of ten free cinematic Lightroom presets lets you transform your photos into something that could grace a movie screen. They are designed to create a color grading that is similar to that often seen at the cinema, with muted or more moody colors and deep blacks, although some presets also accentuate the lighter sides of your photos.

Presets Included:

  • Gritty Urban
  • Cold Cityscape
  • Low Contrast Green
  • Darkening Sky
  • Misty Forest
  • Sharp Details
  • Moody Road
  • 70s Light
  • Dramatic Sky
  • Stormy Road

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There is a related article on installing presets if you are not clear on how to do this, and you can also download RAW files to practice on if you don’t have any of your own.

See the full range of free Lightroom presets on the linked page.

Note: You can use these cinematic presets in any way you like, but you cannot re-sell or re-package them, and please link back to with your finished images so that I can take a look!

Lightroom Cinematic Presets

These cinema Lightroom presets work best with images that are already quite dark and moody, as they really accentuate the colors and tones of these kinds of images. The ten presets are shown below.

Cinema presets for Lightroom

Examples of the types of images that these presets work on are below, in these unedited RAW photos. You can see that you really need more abstract or misty images to see these presets at their best.

Lightroom cinematic presets

1. Gritty Urban

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2. Cold Cityscape

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3. Low Contrast Green

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4. Darkening Sky

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5. Misty Forest

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6. Sharp Details

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7. Moody Road

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8. 70s Light

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9. Dramatic Sky

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10. Stormy Road

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Cinematic Preset Lightroom Mobile

To access these cinematic presets in Lightroom Mobile, you need to sync from your desktop version of Lightroom to the cloud. They will then be available in Lightroom Mobile. See Adobe’s article for more details.

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