If you’re familiar with Lightroom presets, you know how much of a difference they make when photo editing. So, I thought it would be fun to put together this list of some of my favorite blogger Lightroom presets to help you find your new style.
Once I started using Lightroom presets, it was an absolute gamechanger for my brand and aesthetic. Not to mention, it saves me hours of time when I edit a big batch of photos.
With so many presets to choose from, you even have the option of looking into free Lightroom mobile presets if purchasing them isn’t in your budget. You can check out my blog post on free Lightroom presets here.
With that being said, let’s get into the best blogger Lightroom presets for editing photos for Instagram and your blog—whether it’s professionally, or for fun.
1. What The Fab
Of course, I had to include mine—haha nothing wrong with a little self-promo 😉 ! I’ve been working really hard on these presets and I’m so happy that you all can finally try them out on your photos.
I’ve created 7 different presets to work with based on location, color, and setting. These presets are how I’ve been editing my photos for the past few years.
It’s taken a lot of trial and error but they’re finally chefs kiss, perfect. If you want to see more of my presets at work, check out my Instagram for all my recent photos edits.
The Blonde Abroad, also known as Kiki, is a travel blogger who decided to leave her job and soul search across the world.
She makes stunning presets that are perfect for any occasion. Her Complete Collection pack has 40 custom presets from 6 of her other preset packs. With so many options to choose from, you’ll be able to establish an aesthetic for yourself or your brand.
If 40 presets sounds overwhelming, she also has smaller packs that are either only mobile Lightroom presets and some that are only desktop Lightroom presets. All the colors in her presets have bright and cooler tones that give a wanderlust feel.
3. Aspyn Ovard
Aspyn Ovard is a popular YouTuber and Influencer on Instagram. On her blog, you’ll find her mobile presets pack that has 3 staple presets that you can use on all of your photos.
Her presets will give your photos a very bright, pink, and warm feel. If you’re looking for that very fashion blogger Instagram feed these presets are a great starting point.
They’re also priced very reasonably for the whole pack at $30. These mobile presets are great for editing on the go and you’ll save so much time.
Stay Close Travel Far is a super cute couple who travel the world together—their names are Katerina and Yinon. They made 5 different packs of professional Adobe Lightroom presets that can be used as desktop presets or mobile presets.
All their different preset packs have different colors and tones to them, so depending on your type of photography and settings you should look into getting the right pack to make editing easier.
My personal favorite is their no-filter filters pack that gives your photos a very natural look to them—no one would guess you edited them.
They’re having a sale right now, so I highly recommend taking advantage of saving some money while also stepping up your photo editing skills.
Gotta share my friend Christina’s presets—you can listen to my podcast episode with her here. She made 3 different preset packs that are for mobile, desktop, or both.
Her presets will give your photos a bright, blue, and airy look. They’re perfect for travel pics especially to tropical places—the blues in the water will really come out.
But if you’re not traveling somewhere tropical, they’re also great for colorful locations. So if you’re going on a lot of vacations soon her presets are the right choice for you.
The Escape Artists is another popular couple that runs a travel blog. They’re passionate about photography and videography, which is why they decided to create preset collections.
They offer 10 different preset packs depending on the environment you’re in. They have collections for tropical, desert, artist, and voyager—you’ll find a desktop and a mobile version.
Their presets make your photos have a bright and crisp touch. Also, if you’re looking for a natural tan these presets will help give you that sunkissed glow.
If you check out their Instagram you can see their edits live in action to get a feel for the aesthetic you’re looking for.
Travel in Her Shoes is a very popular Instagram influencer who created a preset shop, a conscious clothing brand, and the Instatravel book.
Aggie has a ton of different preset collections and packs. She recently created a new pack with her bf Jacob.
Although she did make a note that more than one preset will look good on an image—the versatility is what makes them so worth it.
All of her presets have a warm, neutral, and bright vibe to them. So if you’re trying to achieve that look these are the perfect bundles for your photo editing journey.
8. Marisa Hampe
Marisa Hampe is a stunning Berlin-based blogger that creates super moody and mysterious photos. If you’re looking for something different that won’t brighten your photos these Marisa Hampe presets are it—check out her Instagram here.
She offers 3 different preset packs: for mobile, desktop, and a collection of both. Her presets will give your pics a very dark and majestic look with high contrast.
You’ll get a very different vibe to your photos that will help you stand out if you’re trying to establish a presence online.
The presets give off strong hues of blue and black. This style is not for everyone, but they do create stunning images.
Salt in Our Hair is a pair of creatives that run a travel blog. Nick and Hannah both have experience in modeling and photography giving them background knowledge in creating stunning images.
They created 5 different preset collections: Master 3.0, Flow, Salty, Sugar, and Dream. Each of these collections was designed for the mobile and desktop versions of Lightroom.
Depending on which one you purchase, you’ll get a specific amount of presets to work with. For example, if you get the Master Collection 3.0 you’ll get 33 Lightroom presets to try and explore.
If you’re looking for something that’s great for any occasion and has a vintage and dreamy feel, you’re going to want to try the Salt in Our Hair presets.
Lastly, we have Postcards by Hannah, a travel blogger who loves taking pictures of the places she’s visiting or the food she’s eating. She’s based in the UK and has a super cute photo-editing style.
Her presets have a bright, warm, and orange glow. There are 10 preset packs to choose from with each of them being made for a particular setting.
The style of the presets reminds me of the summertime with all the warmer tones. If you love a neutral and honey-toned filter, you’re going to love Postcards by Hannah.
Your photos will look like an Italian summer.
I hope this guide to my favorite blogger Lightroom presets has convinced you to start using presets on your photos! They really help elevate a photo to look professionally done.
If you decide to use any of these blogger Lightroom presets tag me @wtfab on Insta so I can see your new and aesthetic-looking photos.
Looking for more Presets? Check out my Presets in the shop here.
Blogger presets are presets made to edit their photos in Adobe Lightroom. Their photos will come out with a similar aesthetic to create a cohesive theme.
Typically, bloggers will use their own presets they made or they purchase presets from other bloggers.
You can add presets to the Lightroom app by downloading the file and adding it to your Lightroom app under add as a preset.
Elise Armitage is an entrepreneur and founder of What The Fab, a travel + lifestyle blog based in California. At the beginning of 2019, Elise left her corporate job at Google to chase her dreams: being an entrepreneur and helping women find fabulous in the everyday. Since then, she’s launched her SEO course Six-Figure SEO, where she teaches bloggers how to create a passive revenue stream from their website using SEO. Featured in publications like Forbes, Elle, HerMoney, and Real Simple, Elise is a firm believer that you can be of both substance and style.