10 Free Golden Hour Lightroom Presets!

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This preset pack contains 10 golden hour Lightroom presets, some of which are designed to boost the colors and contrast in your images taken around golden hour, and some of which are to help simulate a golden hour effect in your photos taken at other times of day.

You can learn how to install presets in Lightroom if you are not sure how. You can use these golden hour presets in any way you like, but you cannot re-sell or re-package them, and please link back to lapseoftheshutter.com with your finished images so that I can take a look!

If you need images to use with these Lightroom presets, then take a look at the free RAW images for download, and you can see more presets back on the presets main page.

Note: You can use these golden hour presets in any way you like, but you cannot re-sell or re-package them, and please link back to lapseoftheshutter.com with your finished images so that I can take a look!

golden hour Lightroom Presets

Golden Hour Presets

These golden hour presets offer a bright, golden effect that you can add to your photos. They work best on images taken outside, particularly towards sunset or sunrise. Take a look at the main sunset presets for Lightroom.

You can see examples of all the presets on one photo below, to show you their versatility.

Golden hour presets for Lightroom

These presets work best on the types of photos below – images that have a decent amount of sunlight already or are taken around sunset.

Golden hour presets

1. Early Sunset

2. Soft Light

3. New Golden Hour

4. Sunset Boost

5. Sky Boost

6. Fields & Sky

7. All Over Sky

8. Soft Yellow

9. Extreme

10. Stylized

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Golden Hour Preset Lightroom Mobile

These golden hour presets can be installed on Lightroom mobile by syncing from the desktop version to the cloud. You can learn more about this if you are not familiar with the process on Adobe’s website.


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