A stunning red landscape

Red Dawn I


Red Dawn I is one of our free Lightroom presets that adds a stunning red hue to your images. This preset will augment your images and make them stand out in a unique and fascinating way.

Collection: Red Presets, Night Presets, Modern Presets, Black and White Presets (Tinted Monochrome)
Best for: Urban Scenes, Landscapes, Cityscape, Night Photography
Style: Red Tones, Vivid, Moody, Modern, Futuristic

This red Lightroom preset works well with a variety of photos. It takes a stylized approach to imagery and accentuates landscapes and cityscapes. Not only does it add a cherry-red hue but it drops the other colors creating what is essentially a black, white, and red photograph. Think of it as a monochromatic filter that ornately coats images with a rich layer of red.

Transforms Images with Stunning Red Tones

A vast landscape in crimson red filter

Dramatic Red Tones. In the photo above, Red Dawn I transforms this yellow and blue landscape into a rose-toned scene. It’s surreal and artistic without being overbearing. The luminosity of the image is retained only the colors are red-shifted. It is a monochromatic image that keeps the photo’s richness with toned shadows and crisp highlights. Notice how vivid yet nuanced the reds are, especially as it defines the landscape in the After photo.

Unlike other stylistic filters that merely apply a one-dimensional coat to an image, Red Dawn I finely distributes these rose red hues and considers depth and detail. You will see more of this in the examples below.

Gives a Surreal Feel to Photos

A red tinted landscape photo of a mountain range

Boldly Surreal. As shown above, the blue and yellow image is transformed into a red-intensive scene. However, it isn’t too strong and is nearly a scarlet filter that elicits a surreal, sanguine, and captivating feel to photographs. It’s a red filter for your images that will change things up and make a photo stand out.

If you want a head-turner image on your Instagram feed, Red Dawn I is, without a doubt, the preset to go for. It is an appealing yet sophisticated look that draws your attention to its dramatic atmospheric feel.

Adds a Sci-Fi Look and Feel

A vivid red tinted citiscape photo with light trails

Futuristic. The photo above highlights the versatility of the Red Dawn I free Lightroom preset, specifically as a night photography preset. Red Dawn I transforms a cityscape into a futuristic robot-vision depiction. In a variety of films, robots are often depicted as viewing everything with a red filter like Red Dawn I. This creates a futuristic and dystopian feel.

It will add an artistic flair to one or even a series of photos.

This free Adobe Lightroom preset is available for download right now. You can transform your images with this ruddy, crimson filter. If you want to keep the colors as is, without coating them with too much red, you can instead use our colorful preset for night photography.

Red Dawn I is for Lightroom Mobile, Desktop and…

Like all our Lightroom Presets, you can absolutely use Red Dawn 1 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
  • Designed for Adobe Lightroom for PC, Mac, and Mobile
  • Includes Lrtemplate and XMP preset formats for Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic desktop apps
  • Includes DNG preset format for the free Lightroom mobile app
  • Applicable to both RAW and JPG images
  • 100% Free Preset Download

Need help with the presets? You can visit our guide to learn how to install Lightroom presets.


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