A snow-covered landscape with warm winter colors

Warm Winter Colors free Lightroom preset adds a touch of warmth to your winter photos. It brings landscapes to life with complex colors and rich tones. As a result, images will look cozier and even magical.

This preset is ideal to use if you have a predominantly white and plain capture. It will draw out the photo's inherent tones and enhance them to create greater depth.

Try this on your Instagram photos this holiday season! You can use it for both indoor and outdoor photos. It will be perfect as a distinct and elegant holiday filter.

Boosts Contrast for Broader Tones

A woman wearing a blue winter coat

High Contrast. Warm Winter Colors boosts contrast to give you a broader range of tones. With this adjustment, you can get deeper tones and depth. This, more importantly, is fundamental to this preset's finer tonal adjustments later on.

Try to examine the photo above. You can see that the woman's coat in the After image looks vivid and more defined. The tones are nuanced, more complex, and less flat.

Brightens and Lightens Tones

A cottage in the middle of a snowy field with pine trees

Brightening. To create the cool white winter look and feel, Warm Winter Colors lightens blacks and illuminates whites further. It is more finely adjusts and moderates this effect in the tone curve region settings: it softens lights and shadows, and deepens dark areas for greater definition.

Look at the difference in the example above. The After image looks much brighter and livelier, now with more intricate hues and tone.

Moderates Highlights and Shadows

A person walking in the middle of a street towards a bridge

Balanced. This preset handles the extremities of tone very well. It moderates both highlights and shadows to reveal more detail: highlights are softened while shadows are lightened. Warm Winter Colors preset thus produces a balanced mix of the two.

You can observe the excellent tonal improvements in the above After photo. Notice how all these adjustments come together and transform the mood of the image. It creates such a wonderful winter or Christmas atmosphere.

Amplifies Light, Tone, and Color

A photo of snow-covered pine leaves

Deep Tones. Warm Winter Colors preset increases clarity, vibrance, and saturation. This, therefore, means that it intensifies light, tone, and color.

These enhancements give further definition. They give the image body; as a result, it is no longer flat nor washed out. See how the leaves in the After photo look stunningly vivid with rich, deep, tones. They even look so real now.

Creates a Cozy Winter Feel

A woman sitting beside the window while holding a cup

Cozy Winter. The preset slightly increases the saturation of blue hues. This enhances some whites, giving snow rich milky tones. This adjustment reinforces the winter feel.

Then, to give add a cozy vibe, Warm Winter Colors decreases some magenta color saturation. It also moderately lowers the luminance of red, blue, magenta, and some orange and purple.

 

Warm Winter Colors is for Lightroom Mobile, Desktop and...

LikeĀ all our presets, you can absolutely use Warm Winter Colors 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 Lightroom Preset was last updated on November 23, 2019




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