So, you’ve just purchased your first proper digital camera or want to add some flair to your iPhone photos. You went out and shot around and now you’re facing the next, most intimidating step: editing your photos.

Firing up an app like Adobe Lightroom for the first time can be both exciting and scary. Where do you even begin? Tone curves? HSLs? Tints?

If you’re just starting out and want to experiment with your style, aesthetic presets can help you play around with your edits and figure out what you like. There are many preset options available that can help you hone your style and get started with digital photo editing, so without further ado, check out our picks for the best aesthetic Lightroom presets!

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Aesthetic Disposable Camera Presets

There’s nothing like the time-tested look of disposable film cameras – the wide-angle plastic lens and chromatic aberration that comes with it, the flash aesthetic, and the casual capturing style of everyday life. Recreate the look of disposable cameras with these aesthetic presets!

Want more options for the disposable aesthetic in your photos? Check out our list of the best disposable presets and filters.

Disposable Film Lightroom Presets

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Disposable Film Lightroom Presets

Flash Disposable Style Lightroom Presets

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Flash Disposable Style Lightroom Presets

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Aesthetic Colorful & Pastel Presets

Achieve a soft, light, and uniform color palette in your photos with these aesthetic pastel or color-based presets and filters. Choose from a variety of hues, including pinks, greens, blues, and more!

Cotton Candy Pink Pastel Preset

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Cotton Candy Pink Pastel Preset

Aesthetic Blue Preset

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Aesthetic Blue Lightroom Preset

Aesthetic Faded Blue Preset

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Aesthetic Faded Blue Lightroom Preset

Rose Gold Pastel Preset

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Rose Gold Pastel Lightroom Preset

Aesthetic Sage Green Preset

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Aesthetic Sage Green Lightroom Preset

Aesthetic Muted & Dark Presets for Luxury Look

Darkening your photo aesthetic creates a look of moodiness and sophistication. From people, to places, to things – give your photos a clean muted look through these dark presets. Looking for more presets like this? Don’t miss out on our full round-up on moody black Lightroom presets.

Aesthetic Muted Preset Pack

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Aesthetic Muted Lightroom Preset

Dark Minimalist Influencer Preset

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Dark Minimalist Influencer Lightroom Preset

Aesthetic Dark Preset For Lightroom Mobile & Desktop

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Aesthetic Dark Preset For Lightroom Mobile & Desktop

Film Noir Lightroom Presets For Mobile

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Film Noir Lightroom Presets For Mobile

Aesthetic Vibrant VSCO Girl-Style Presets

Emulating the popular VSCO girl aesthetic known for its vibrant tones, these presets will give your photos a poppy aesthetic look – perfect for any summertime snaps of friends or flatlays.

Hibiscus & Preppy Lightroom Preset

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Aesthetic Vibrant VSCO Girl-Style Presets

Vibes Preset Bundle

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Colorful Vibes Lightroom Preset Bundle

Pura Vita VSCO Girl Preset Pack

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Pura Vita VSCO Girl Preset Pack

VSCO Girl Presets for Mobile

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VSCO Girl Presets for Mobile

Aesthetic Natural & No Filter Presets

Sometimes, the natural, untouched look straight out of the iPhone is enough for your photos – to get this look, add these natural presets to your pictures! Your photos will have a casual, candid look with just a pinch of color grading and lighting adjustments added to give it a subtle boost.

That Girl Aesthetic Natural Presets

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That Girl Lightroom Presets

Aesthetic No Filter Lightroom Presets: 15 Pack

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Aesthetic No Filter Lightroom Presets

No Filter Lightroom Preset Pack

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Natural Lightroom Preset for Mobile

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Natural Lightroom Preset for Mobile

Aesthetic Beige & Neutral Presets

Simplify the color palette of your images with these chill beige and neutral presets. They’re great for lifestyle shots, fashion snaps, or product pics. These presets work best when the subjects in the photos themselves have a cohesive palette.

Ethereal Neutral Preset Pack

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Aesthetic Neutral Lightroom Presets

Beige Tone Presets for Lightroom Mobile & Desktop

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Aesthetic Beige Lightroom Presets

Aesthetic Polaroid Presets

Bring the Polaroid look to your photos in an instant with presets! With these presets, you’ll get just the right amount of fade, muted highlights, and some grain to lock the photo and its memories into a vintage vibe. If you like this look, check out more of these Polaroid presets for Lightroom!

Polaroid Desktop & Mobile Lightroom Presets

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Aesthetic Polaroid Lightroom Preset

Instant Camera Lightroom Presets

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Instant Camera Lightroom Presets

The Polaroid Look Lightroom Presets Bundle

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The Polaroid Look Presets

The Polaroid Film Preset Pack

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The Polaroid Film Lightroom Presets

Polaroid SX70 Lightroom Preset

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Polaroid SX70 Lightroom Presets

Aesthetic Retro & Vintage Presets

Inject some nostalgia into your photos through these aesthetic vintage presets. They’ll take your photos and give them the full color and texture treatment to recreate the grain and filmic tone! For more presets like this, check out our full list with some of the best retro and vintage Lightroom presets.

Vintage Film Vibe Preset Pack

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Aesthetic Film Vintage Lightroom Presets

Vintage Lightroom Presets For Mobile & Desktop

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Vintage Lightroom Presets For Mobile & Desktop

Retro Warm Presets For Lightroom

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Retro Warm Presets For Lightroom

Aesthetic Film Presets

Film is timeless, the colors found within film are balanced. It’s no wonder that even in this day of technological advancements in photography, we still try to create that nostalgic look. We’ve narrowed down our film presets to these two looks below from film behemoths Kodak and Fujifilm – check them out! For more film preset posts, check out our round-ups on the best Portra 400 presets, Ektachrome presets, Fujifilm presets, and black and white film presets.

Warm Vintage Film Lightroom Presets

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Warm Vintage Film Lightroom Presets

Aesthetic Kodak Preset Pack

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Aesthetic Kodak Lightroom Preset

The Essential Portra 400 Preset Pack

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Portra 400 Lightroom Preset

VSCO-Inspired Lightroom Presets

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VSCO-Inspired Lightroom Presets

Instant Film Preset Pack

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Aesthetic Interior & Home Lifestyle Presets

Elevate photos of your home with these aesthetic home lifestyle presets – meant to bring a calm minimalist look to your home’s interior design and decor. These presets focus on brightening up your photos to make them feel roomy and calm – while bringing up the earthy tones of blacks, greens, browns and more. Check out these presets for your home photos!

For more interior filters for your home and lifestyle photos, check out our full round-up post featuring the best indoor presets for Lightroom!

Bright Interior Lightroom Presets

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Bright Interior Lightroom Presets

Scandinavian Aesthetic Lightroom Presets

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Scandinavian Aesthetic Lightroom Presets

Aesthetic Earthy & Cottagecore Presets

Get the same warmth and coziness of a day at the cottage into your photos through these aesthetic earthy and cottagecore-themed presets. These presets will bring out foilage, wood grain, greenery, and the overall cozy nature aesthetic. Check out these cottagecore presets!

Country & Outdoor Cottagecore Presets

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Country & Outdoor Cottagecore Presets

Dreamy Cottagecore Presets

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Dreamy Cottagecore Presets

Warm Rustic Cottagecore Presets

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Warm Rustic Cottagecore Presets

Cottagecore Mobile Lightroom Presets

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Cottagecore Mobile Lightroom Presets

Rustic Cottagecore Lightroom Presets

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Rustic Cottagecore Lightroom Presets

Vibrant Cottagecore Lightroom Presets

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Vibrant Cottagecore Lightroom Presets

Aesthetic Summer Presets

Looking for the perfect look for your photos captured in the summer or at golden hour? Look no further than these warm presets – which will take the golds and yellows of your photos and turn it up a slight notch while retaining a comforting look. Apply them to your photos where the lighting is warm, or objects that contain warm and summer-ready colors such as yellow, gold, pink, red, and orange.

Pastel Summer Sunset Preset

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Pastel Summer Sunset Lightroom Preset

Colorful Summer Pastel Preset

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Colorful Summer Pastel Preset

Cool Presets

From a foggy day, to a winter wonderland, to a lush forest, cooler tones can be found in nature, people, and things – and you can turn them up a notch with these cool toned presets! Convert your images with cooler whites, blue, green, and violet tints to give a sense of calmness or even moodiness.

Emerald Lightroom Presets For Desktop & Mobile

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Cinematic Presets

Give your photography the iconic motion picture look with these cinematic presets. What is the look of cinema, you ask? This can range in a few things, but we narrowed it down to these preset packs which recreate the color palettes of some of the most famous cinematic looks we find in movies these days – predominantly beautiful blues and oranges working in harmony. Check them out for yourself!

Looking for more presets in this realm? We’ve gathered more cinematic presets in our posts on cinematic presets and orange and teal presets.

Cinematic Film Presets

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Cinematic Film Presets

Cinematic Bundle Lightroom Presets

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Cinematic Bundle Lightroom Presets

Aesthetic Light & Airy Presets

We love a bright, light, and airy photo. Made famous from portrait film stocks from Fujifilm, now recreated in digital photos, the characteristics for this look are right in the description – they create feelings of calm and minimalism. Check out our favorite light and airy photo presets! For more like these, check out our full list of light and airy presets.

Faded Light & Airy Presets

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10 Airy Wedding Presets

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Aesthetic Beach Presets

Enhance the blues, yellows, and earthiness of your beach snaps with these beach presets for Lightroom. Go the saturated route where you bring out the vibrant colors in beach destinations, or a more calm muted look to keep to that realistic earthy look found on the beach.

Want more options to edit your beach photos? Check out our article of some of the best beach Lightroom presets.

Travel Beachy Lightroom Presets

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Beach Lifestyle Presets

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Beach Lifestyle Presets

Golden Hour Presets

Some of the best photos are taken at sunset and sunrise – edit your golden hour photos with these presets, which focus on the warm gold and yellow tones in your photos, while also maintaining detail in highlights, and enhancing shadows for a dramatic effect.

Golden Hour Lightroom Presets

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Golden Hour Lightroom Presets

10 Golden Hour Presets

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Golden Hour Presets for Lightroom

25 Golden Warmth Presets

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Golden Warmth Presets

Black & White Presets

The unmistakable look of black & white can most definitely give your photos a timeless look. Add some dramatic black and white flair to your photos with these preset packs that will take the colors of your image and turn them into the perfect balance of blacks, whites, and greys – with shadows and highlights.

Kodak Black & White Presets

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B&W Film Look Presets

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Aesthetic Fall & Autumn Presets

There’s nothing like the colors of fall foliage. From oranges, reds, and yellows, this is one of the best times of the year to capture photos — and editing these photos comes with the best results as well! Whether it be portraits captured in leaves or just the colors of nature itself, edit your fall photos with these fall presets.

Fall Vibes Presets For Lightroom Mobile

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Autumn Presets for Lightroom

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Autumn Presets for Lightroom

10 September Fall Lightroom Presets

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September Fall Lightroom Presets

10 October Fall Lightroom Presets

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October Fall Lightroom Presets

Aesthetic Nature Presets

Capturing the wonders of nature, whether it be desert landscapes, lush green forests, or cool blue icebergs, is one of the joys of photography. Check out these nature presets below to take your nature shots to the next level!

Moody Nature Lightroom Presets

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Moody Nature Lightroom Presets

Cinematic Earthy Presets

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Cinematic Earthy Presets

Adventure Lightroom Preset Pack

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Aesthetic Ocean Presets

The blues of the ocean can sometimes use some extra oomph, and these presets are here to do just that! Whether it be capturing the surf or even underwater photos, give your ocean photos that extra edge with these ocean presets. As a result, you’ll find your blues upped a notch, highlights and shadows balanced, and your ocean photos popping!

Ocean Blues Lightroom Presets Pack

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Aesthetic Ocean Presets for Bloggers

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Which of these aesthetic presets will you get started with? Are there any other types of aesthetic presets we’re missing? Let us know in the comments below!

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