Morning Coffee is a premium preset that infuses images with coffee hues. Its complex brown style adds a cozy elegance to the image. It creates deep tones, too, that make the photo's elements more defined.
Unlike other presets in this style, Morning Coffee is not harsh; its subtle look can work in a myriad of scenes. Its tones are carefully blended, like any good cup of morning coffee: you will always get complex shades of brown and sophisticated hues. It is even versatile enough to be used both indoors and outdoors — perfect as a travel preset. But here's a tip: if you want to take advantage of its coffee hues, use it on images that are rich with highlights and shadows.
Also, this looks amazing as a cohesive filter on blogs and Instagram! It is stylish, inviting, professional, and simply stunning. It is sure to leave a lasting impression on your followers!
Creates a Cozy Café Ambiance
Light and Color. Every adjustment in this preset is designed to create a rich and striking look. It all begins with the enhancement of the fundamental elements. It amplifies the contrast to emphasize color, and slightly lowers the exposure to accentuate tones. Then, to add that unmistakable cozy feel, Morning Coffee also warms the image.
Examine the result in the After photo above. All of the image looks darker in tone but not lacking light. The bars look bold and grungy, the coffee less orange, and the foam more defined.
Finely Extracts and Brews Tones
Full Bodied. You can't help but be drawn to the matte-bright finish that this preset produces. It looks polished yet it has delicate tones. It is difficult to simplify because it is, after all, meant to be complex.
To create this matte-ish look, Morning Coffee fully mutes highlights then more finely bumps it up in the tone curve. Then comes the delicate process of toning: it moderates shadows to look crisp yet detailed; it deepens white and black tones for depth; it adds an understated blue tint in the shadows. The result is miles apart from the original.
So, what would it be — before or after Morning Coffee? ☕
Blends Hues for a Distinct Coffee Motif
Coffee Stain. Unlike other thematic presets out there, Morning Coffee does not merely slap on a brown tint to the image — that would otherwise create a flat look and compromise some depth. It instead blends the hues itself by minutely adjusting hue and saturation.
In the example above, also notice how crisp the midtones are. This is because this premium preset amplifies clarity and decreases saturation. This combination adds body to the image and deepens tones all the more. See for yourself: the simple magazine above now looks so defined, and the man's skin tone is more complex.
Morning Coffee is for Lightroom Mobile, Desktop and...
Like all our presets, you can absolutely use Morning Coffee 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
This free Lightroom preset was last updated on November 25, 2019