Clover is a free and versatile Lightroom preset that applies subtle yet stunning enhancements to photos. It balances lighting and colors very well and adds a tinge of magenta to make any image look tender yet dramatic. It is so adaptable; you can use it for any type of photography, whether shot indoors or outdoors.
Collection: Portrait Presets, Newborn Presets
Best for: Newborn and Children, Portraiture
Style: Clear, Balanced Tones, Light Magenta Accent
Because of how handy this preset is, it should belong to any photographer’s arsenal. If you want subtle corrections and enhancements, regardless of what kind of picture you take, Clover will do the job for you. You can use this as a filter for your casual pictures in social media like Instagram, or in professional settings like event coverage and studio photo shoots.
Deepens Dark Tones to Add Depth
Deep Blacks. Clover preset adds greater depth and detail by adjusting a photo’s dark tones. Blacks are intensified while shadows are lightened to add some balance.
You can observe the result in the above After photo. The branches look darker, blacker, but not flat. This soft improvements give a bold look without altering the colors too much.
Gives a Soft and Vibrant Glow
Soft and Vibrant. When applied to portraits, you will notice how Clover’s improvements flatter skin tones. This will look great on newborn or children photos, for example, especially if you want the result to have a tender yet vibrant look and feel, without having to alter much of the original composition.
After all, you do not have to lost some saturation to achieve a soft look — this is usually the concern some have over soft matte presets. Unlike these, Clover creates its signature soft-but-vibrant effect by adding a pastel magenta tint and increasing vibrance.
Notice the result in the After photo above: the girl’s portrait looks warmer and softer in magenta. What a charming look, isn’t it? It somehow sets a dreamy atmosphere.
Sets a Romantic or Surreal Mood
Charming Pastels. Look at the above image of roses: the pastel magenta hues, plus the boost in vibrance, has made the photo stunning and emotive. The effect is subtle yet the difference they make is amazing.
The roses in the After photo look fresher and livelier now. You can also notice the magenta tint more on the wall, given its intricate hues.
Sharpens the Photo’s Textures and Details
Fine Textures. Along with the mentioned tweaks in color, the Clover preset also enhances details. It does it by increasing both clarity and sharpening.
Examine the After photo above: you will see how these textural adjustments work well with the deepened blacks. You can appreciate more of the woman’s headdress, the pattern and folds of her skirt, and her richer skin tone.
Clover preset is for Lightroom Mobile, Desktop and…
Like all our presets, you can absolutely use Clover preset as is, right out of the box. With any preset, you might need to make adjustments to accommodate your specific camera, settings, lighting, and subject matter.
If you want more presets like this, check out our Newborn Lightroom presets and Lightroom presets for portraits.
- Entirely Adjustable
- Compatible with Lightroom 4, 5, 6, and CC
- Performs with both PC, Mac, and Mobile
- Applicable to both RAW and JPG images
- 100% Free
Free Lightroom Preset by GAKU