How to Export Lightroom Presets

How to Export Lightroom Presets

Post editors work hard to learn your style when you order Signature Correction, but even that has its limits. One way to help achieve a certain look is to have Post apply your own Lightroom preset before we begin the correction work.

First, of course, you need to have a preset set up in your own copy of Lightroom. Then you can easily export the preset and send it to Post for use in future jobs.

Here’s how:

  1. Open Lightroom and go to the Develop module.
  2. Expand the Presets pane on the left and locate the preset.
  3. Right-click the preset and choose Export.
  4. Give the preset file a descriptive name and save it to a convenient location (like the Desktop).

The export creates a file with a “.lrtemplate” extension which can be emailed to Post. Be sure to include a note for us about the preset’s purpose and use.


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