A professional head shot of a woman

The Portraiture I free Lightroom preset will take your portrait photos and elevate them to the next level. This preset highlights detail, makes shadows rise and bestows gravitas upon any image. It is perfect for portraits and works with a variety of camera brands and lighting situations. Use Portraiture I on your travel portraits and headshots, whether taken indoors or outdoors.

Stop being satisfied with marginally adequate portrait images. If the photo you've taken is a touch short on dynamic lighting, if the details don't quite pop the way you long for, if you want a richer, more polished look to your photos then Portraiture I is for you. It will take your photos from passable to portrait, pronto.  Try it on any portrait, from your casual Instagram shots to professional prints.

Draws Attention to the Subject with Stunning Clarity

A  sharp closeup headshot of a bearded man

Artistic Drama. The photo on the left is a decent start and yet it is still missing something. Witness what happens when Portraiture I is applied to the portrait on right: there are subtle yet dramatic shadows, the detail on each hair is more pronounced, the colors jump out, the blacks are richer, the reds are stronger, skin tone is more complex. Notice how the mood has been intensified, too, because of these effects. It is a look that will captivate and demand attention.

All thanks to the Portraiture I Lightroom preset. It draws out the beauty, the ruggedness, the character and style of your subjects. It really takes an ordinary photo up a full notch, if not two. This filter elevates the photo and adds a stylish flair without overpowering it.

Some presets take the focus away from the subject and emphasize the preset. This preset emphasizes the subject.

Adds Bold Depth and Style

A high-fashion portrait of a woman with dangling earrings

Bold Impressions. The photo above, original on the left, is somewhat flat, washed out and one dimensional. It is a touch lacking in character and passion. It is missing that je ne sais quoi we can sense and feel in the best photographs.

Let us examine what happens when Portraiture I preset is applied. The enhanced portrait on the right now has depth, style, and an almost brooding, haute couture feel. It hints of a photo one might see in a high fashion periodical. This is, after all, the signature characteristic of the preset. If you want to give any of your photographs a sophisticated look and a professional polish, Portraiture I is the preset to go for. With it, you can get stunning high-contrast images every time.

A high-contrast portrait of a woman with curls and eyeglasses

Make your photos pop in portraits with the Portraiture I free Lightroom preset. This preset performs great on a variety of photos taken with various cameras and if necessary you can always tweak this preset specifically for your image. Enter the experience of Portraiture I.

Portraiture I is for Lightroom Mobile, Desktop and...

Like all our presets, you can absolutely use Portraiture I 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 and Mac
  • Applicable to both RAW and JPG images
  • 100% Free


This Free Lightroom Preset was last updated on May 26, 2020



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