Two women heading towards the sea with their surfboards

Warm Weather

Warm Weather is a free Lightroom preset that forms warm saturated tones on your images. It is inspired by the Kodak Ultramax 400 film and even incorporates this film’s settings in its tone curve. The preset works with a spectrum of warm tones to produce a sunny look. It further improves saturation and vibrance for an overall refreshing style.

Collection: Warm Presets
Best for: Natural Light, Outdoor
Style: Natural Warmth, Vibrant, Detailed

This preset works well on outdoor or indoor portraits, and landscapes with lots of natural light. If you’re looking for something to refresh your old images, try this preset out! It will surely give that polished look, perfect to add on your Instagram feed!

Brings Out Vibrant Tones

A warm and vibrant photo of a woman wrapped in a patterned quilt, with a hot air balloon being prepared behind her

Vivid Colors. The Warm Weather preset increases color saturation and luminance of greens, reds, yellows, oranges, and blues This means having these colors appear brighter and more pigmented. The example above shows this, through the woman’s blanket in the After image.

The blanket’s colorful design looks more vibrant, emphasizing each color and pattern, making it stand out despite the many elements in the photo. The hot air balloon at the back also creates a huge contrast with its heightened orange tones.

Fosters a Warm Relaxing Atmosphere

A warm and vivid photo of a swing hanging from a palm tree at a beach

Sunny Beach Front. The photo above, perfectly combines with the preset’s color and light adjustments, as the Warm Weather preset saturates yellow, orange, green, and blue tones. This creates a welcoming warm vibe, making you want to jump into the water and play with the beach sand.

The preset also brings out more texture and contrasts, as dark and lighter elements are more defined. You can see this through the leaves of the trees, the sand, and the cascading waves.

Creates Peachy Skin Tones

A warm and vibrant indoor portrait of a woman wrapped in a white blanket

Rich Skin Tones. The Warm Weather preset increases highlights, lights, darks, and shadows in its region tone curve settings. This means giving more depth and balance throughout whites and blacks in the overall image.

The example above shows how this lighting adjustment supplements images placed in a mostly white or high-key setting. The preset produces balanced vibrant colors, and not overexposed or washed out. You can also see how it blends with skin tones, creating a tanner, warmer natural look.

Frames Your Images

A warm and vibrant outdoor photo of pastries in a gray basket

Scrumptious Food. The warm weather preset increases clarity to reinforce color saturation on its midtones, also bringing out more texture throughout the image.

Looking at the After photo above, the focus in the muffins and basket is heightened. The background is more evidently blurred, but now has a vibrant green color. Increasing clarity brought out a subtle color intensity that fits perfectly with the image. You can also see how the reds are highly saturated, especially on the berries, creating a vivid pop of color and a juicy enticing look on the muffins.

Brings Out Texture

Textured Greens. The example above shows how the preset brightens up the image and brings out subtle textures. It is evident how the grass and trees in the After image are now visibly sharper and defined. The two women in the image also lose their dimness and are seen with more vibrant colors and features. Overall the image keeps a warm and inviting atmosphere.

Warm Weather is for Lightroom Mobile, Desktop and…

Like all our presets, you can absolutely use Warm Weather 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.

  • 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
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