Tired of spending hours perfecting the edits to your beach photos? These presets will give your tropical vacation photos the proper mix of an earthy and vibrant beach look, while keeping edits cohesive across photos. Choose from a multitude of looks, ranging in textures, vibrancy, and overall color palette choices – check out our picks for the best beach Lightroom presets!

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Kodak Portra Presets for Beach Photos

Capture the beauty of the seaside with the Ultimate Portra preset pack, created for those who love to spend their days at the beach. This set of 16 presets celebrates the Kodak Portra charm, spanning from 160 to 800 and more. They’re perfect for enhancing your sun-kissed beach days, tranquil sunsets, and cherished moments with your favorite people. Each preset enriches those beach photos with the Portra touch, merging their natural look with the film’s timeless aesthetic.

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Portra presets for the beach

Natural Beach Preset Bundle for Lightroom Mobile

One of our favorite approaches to a beach preset is one that preserves the natural colors of the beach, with slight adjustments in tints, colors and lighting. That’s what this Travel Lightroom preset bundle achieves, with its 10 custom presets for mobile. Apply it to your photos of the beach terrain, oceanside cliffs, portraits on the beach, and everything in between.

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Vintage Presets for Beach Photos

Like photos uncovered from a lost roll of film, these vintage presets for your beach photos will take them back in time with its tasteful fades, grain texture and muted yet calming tones. Choose from the 6 presets to apply to your varying range of beach photos, whether they’re of ocean waves, mountains along the ocean, portraits, or palm trees!

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Vintage Presets for Beach Photos

Light & Airy Honey Presets for Beach Photos

Take the light and airy, yet warm approach to your beach photos with the Honey Premium Lightroom preset bundle. You’ll notice a lift in highlights, exposure, and softness with an increase in warmth – perfect for beach photos taken around golden hour, or where the color of your outfit or sand can use some warmth. It comes packed with 10 presets for mobile and desktop – check it out!

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Light & Airy Honey Presets for Beach Photos

Natural Colors Preset for Beach Photos

Now hear us out here – some of the best presets you can apply to your beach photos are ones that are designed for portraits. Check out this Natural Lightroom preset bundle which is designed to take the natural tones within portrait images, and enhance them with several hue and saturation adjustments to give your photos a clean and natural look. The same principles of natural color enhancement can easily be applied to your photos of the beach too!

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Natural Colors Preset for Beach Photos

Airy Beach Lightroom Presets

Bring a breath of fresh air to your beach photos with this Airy Beach Lightroom preset pack. This set of 5 presets for desktop and mobile is designed to enhance the natural beauty of your seaside settings. The edits brighten and warm up your photos, emphasizing the blues of the ocean and sky — while transforming the sand into a calming white. They’re ideal for the hours before sunset or after sunrise, where the sun is just low enough to cast a soft glow, but not too low to turn things golden. All you have to do is apply these presets to brighten up your beach memories with a soft, airy touch.

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Airy Beach Lightroom Presets

Pink Sky Preset For Beaches

Give your beach photos a dreamy pink pastel treatment with this preset pack! The warmth of the beach can be transformed into a nice light pink vibe, creating a calming mood in your images. This works best with bright photos of golden hour or light overcast. Get your beach photos looking tranquil and aesthetically pleasing with this 10-pack for Lightroom desktop and mobile.

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Pink Sky Preset For Beaches

Dreamy Sunset Presets For The Beach

Take the vibrant route with the Dreamy Sunset preset pack. Sunsets almost feel synonymous with beaches – the colors and contrast that’s added when the sun dips low makes for some of the most dramatic photos. With this color treatment, enhance your shots and bring out the best of the beach, ocean, and sky!

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Dreamy Sunset Presets For The Beach

Fujifilm Preset for Beach Photos

We can’t leave Fuji out of the mix of film emulation styles with beach photos. Check out this Fuji Fortia preset, which takes the famous tones of Fujifilm with their cooler tints, punchy contrast, and true-to-life colors. Transform your beach photos to a moody calm look with this unmistakable Fuji style.

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Fujifilm Preset for Beach Photos

Summer Presets Bundle

Take your summer photos up a notch with this expansive bundle of 80 Summer Lightroom presets! Designed for both desktop and mobile, this bundle will capture the vibe of the summertime, from the California coast to quaint seaside towns. With a diverse range of edits, from blown-out airy looks to pink sunsets and lush natural greens, these presets will adapt to any photo you apply them to!

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Summer Presets Bundle

Aesthetic Tropical Summer Presets

Bring the tropics to your summer photos with this giant bundle of Tropical Summer Lightroom presets. Choose from any of the 200 presets designed for desktop and mobile! They bring a sophisticated look to enhance your summer photos with a bold color grade, striking contrast, sharpness, and deep shadows. Whether you’re looking to intensify the blues of the ocean or get that perfect sun-kissed skin tone, this collection has everything you need to elevate your summer photos into professional looking images.

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Aesthetic Tropical Summer Presets

Salty Film Retro Presets

Transform your summer beach photos with these Salty Film retro Lightroom presets! The set comes with 50 presets for desktop and mobile — each preset applies a filmic color grade with subtle fades in the shadows and saturation, a soft glow on the textures, and a balanced grain layer to enhance the overall look. Perfect for adding a timeless, cinematic quality to your beach photos!

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Salty Film Retro Presets

Seaside Glow Presets

Brighten your seaside photos with these Seaside Glow Lighroom presets, featuring 13 presets for desktop and mobile. Designed specifically for coastal settings, these presets enhance the blues of the ocean against a diverse mix of backdrops like rocky cliffs, sandy beaches, or quaint towns. Each edit adds a faded film effect, perfectly balancing color grades to capture the unique ambiance of your seaside setting. Ideal for anyone looking to bring a warm, and bright touch to their beach photos.

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Seaside Glow Presets

Free Summer Beach Lightroom Preset

Enhance your beach photos with this Free Summer Beach Lightroom Preset. Designed for both desktop and mobile, this single preset is finely tuned to replicate the popular Kodak Portra 400 film look, specifically adapted for beach and summer settings. It softens shadows and adds warmth, enriching the natural beauty of all types of beach settings. With the ability to handle diverse colors, lighting, and textures, this preset is perfect for anyone looking to elevate their beach photos with that classic film look.

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Free Summer Beach Lightroom Preset

Which one of these beach Lightroom presets are your favorite? Do you prefer more vibrant beach shots, or more natural filmic shots? Let us know in the comments below!

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