The HDR preset is a free lightroom preset is designed to give a dramatic look to images. It makes the image stand out while bringing out the details in shadows and highlights. This preset adds more contrast and highlights to those areas in photos that are necessary to become visible.
The HDR preset made the trees in this motorbike picture stand out by making it darker. The blacks are fully increased, together with the exposure. It also increased yellow luminance in this picture.
In this Benz photograph, it is noticeable that the blacks and shadows are fully increased. The after image looks clearer because the HDR preset increased the vibrance and yellow saturation.
HDR preset created a strong contrast tone curve as seen in this cool guy picture. It added some warm temp, vignetting and again, yellow luminance. This preset also increased exposure and shdows.
The HDR preset decreased the whites in this attic image while increasing yellow luminance as seen in the white sheets. Highlights and contrast were fully decreased while the blacks were increased. Shadows and clarity are also increased by this preset.
You can absolutely use HDR 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.
- 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
This Free Lightroom Preset was last updated on January 19, 2020