Lightroom 4 Presets Giveaway!

May 3rd 2013 12:28 PM



Last Week’s Winners – Both of our winners for last week’s giveaway for the Camera Raw Presets Giveaway came from twitter. Congrats to @PicDavid and @jerklaren for winning the Giveaway for the Camera Raw Presets. Please email me at [email protected] to claim your prize!

Now On to the next one! This time, let’s give away our current SLR Lounge best seller, the Lightroom 4 Presets! There’s a reason these have been our best selling item. Powerful and intuitive, these have become the standard in Lightroom Presets.

[click here to purchase the Lightroom 4 presets]

How Do I Enter?

Entering is easy! Just follow the steps below:

1) Subscribe to our Youtube Page:

2) Comment below

Be sure to include: a) your name and b) a random thought!

Suggestions: the weather in your city, “hello,” what you are doing today.

That’s it! We’ll select 2 random winners (via a random number generator) at the contest’s end on Thursday May 9th, 2013 at 11:59pm. Winners will be announced and notified within two days of the contest’s end.

ADDITIONAL ENTRIES: Gain 1 additional entry by following SLR Lounge on Twitter and tweeting any of the following:

  • “GIVEAWAY for the Lightroom Presets by @slrlounge”
  • “Check out this giveaway for the Lightroom Presets by @slrlounge”

What If I already own it?

If you already own the prize and you win the contest, you’ll receive a gift credit in the amount of the retail value.

What Exactly Do I Get?

We are confident that this is the best Preset System available. It is designed to not only be powerful enough to create any effect, but also intuitive enough to achieve them in just a few clicks saving you boat loads of time!  Features and functionality include:

  • Basic Color Correction
  • Faux HDR Processing
  • Vintage Fades and Washes
  • Black and White and Antique Effects
  • Tilt Shift and Toy Camera Special Effects
  • Detail Enhancing
  • Portrait Retouching
  • and more, the sky is the limit!


Co-Founder of SLR Lounge and Photographer with Lin and Jirsa Photography, I’m based in Southern California but you can find me traveling the world. Click here to connect on Google +

Comments [196]

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  1. 1
    Sean Thurston

    Bread and Butter pickles are pretty tasty.

  2. 1

    I would love these presets!

  3. 1

    a) oscar
    b) these presets rock, I’d love to get my hands on them

  4. 1
    Andrew Smith

    On your marks, preset, go!

  5. 1

    Can’t wait for Sunday and the next episode of Game Of Thrones!

  6. 1
    Milenko Radic

    Gimme, gimme ,gimme :)
    Kudos to SLRlounge for great idea!!!

  7. 1

    Great contest!!!
    Good luck to everyone!

  8. 1
    Lawrence Smith

    Just recently got into LR and your preset system seems to make it even more valuable! Hope I win!

  9. 1

    drvfstnwild, Farts are just ghosts of the foods we ate.

  10. 1

    For thou art photogenic with thy presets!

  11. 1
    Christina M.

    I’m Christina :) and I love to travel and take photos where ever I go

  12. 1
    Michael Dixon-Brooks

    Mik, here really sunny in Seattle.

  13. 1

    Mik, here really sunny in Seattle.

  14. 1

    a/ Corrine
    b/ It’s autumn here and we’re waiting for the snow

  15. 1
    Tom Bicknell

    Sometimes my Lubitel laughs at me.

  16. 1
    David L. Collison

    A) David
    B) seriously, snow on May 2nd

  17. 1
    Sreejit Sreedharan

    a) Sreejit

    b) Already subscribed, I keep looking out for new videos from you guys everyday. Really educational and professional. Thanks a ton

  18. 1
    Courtney Dyer

    a) Courtney

    b) up late editing photos again

  19. 1
    Kumaran Balachandran

    a) Kumaran Balachandran
    b) up late feel sleepy

  20. 1
    Carl Turpie

    The lightroom preset system looks awesome – Carl Turpie

  21. 1

    A) Asad
    B) Cloudy day good, sunny day bad.

  22. 1

    hope i see SLRLounge LR5! Presets! – Alexey

  23. 1

    Gonna buy my first extra lens for my new DSLR: Tamron 70-300 VC

  24. 1
    Mike Rush

    M. Rush
    Cold and Rainy day here, still a good day to shoot!!

  25. 1
    Karl Strohmeier

    Karl, cold and wet in Kansas City. Our local photo shoot was cancelled.

  26. 1
    John McClelland

    Its a beautiful day in Central Oregon!

  27. 1
    Mary B

    Mary B
    Fantabulous weather here in sunny CA

  28. 1

    Achmad Hari
    still stuck in designing some yearbook

  29. 1

    A full of star here at Binangonan, Rizal, Philippines

    Thank you for the giveaway!

    Youtube Name: Vic Limbo

  30. 1

    hello, what you are doing today

    Count me in

  31. 1
    Will C


    Will Cocks

  32. 1
    Joe A

    What do do on a cold day, edit wedding photos of course.

  33. 1

    Would love to have these!

  34. 1

    Hy, looking forward to SLRLounge LR 5 Presets, best system around.

  35. 1
    Amber Beck

    A) Amber Beck B) The sun here today is crazy! Huge halo around it.

  36. 1
    Tulsa Troll

    Tulsa Troll says 42!

  37. 1

    Hi, my name is Jonathan Andrews and it is a gorgeous day!

  38. 1
    Mc Donald

    how ya doing there mate :) im doing good and for the weather well its ireland all it does is rain and rain

  39. 1
    Mod Mona

    Cheri Brueggeman
    I’m on fb instead of editing…go figure! ;)

  40. 1
    Cole Ewert

    a) Cole Ewert

    b) a random thought!

  41. 1

    Shoot -> Process -> Publish -> Go back to step 1 =)

  42. 1
    Tiange Li

    on a bus for 12 hours back home; the countryside is fantastic!

  43. 1

    i love lamp!

  44. 1
    Ashley Ryan Sloan

    Ashley Sloan of Sloan Photography here!!!

    It’s a beautiful day for picture taking in Kodiak, Alaska!

  45. 1
    Robert Chadwick

    A) Clear and still B) Sunset warmth

  46. 1
    David Lees

    Today I’ve been editing photos from a musician’s promo shoot.

  47. 1

    Love photography and the Sun of Bend, OR

  48. 1

    May 5th in Dallas and I’m wearing a sweater. Unheard of

  49. 1
    Emily Herbst Creek

    My session just got cancelled due to weather :-( Oh well, have lots of other pictures to edit.
    Emily Creek

  50. 1
    Joie Formando

    Hello! This would be the perfect package for my year-long trip to Germany! And the weather in PA is beautiful! :)

  51. 1
    g. leong

    Greg .. working today and its a sunny Sunday

  52. 1
    Ivan Ferrari

    Ivan Ferrari, The best for lightroom!

  53. 1

    I’ve had my eye on this preset system for a long time. Winning it would sure make my day!

  54. 1
    Terence Chang

    Beautiful weather, breeze blowing through the room, pictures to edit? its a perfect day

  55. 1
    Erin Hall

    Random Fact. You should never store potatoes with onions. though both need a cool dry place storing them together makes each other age and rot faster.

  56. 1
    Jazer Maco

    Jazer….just editing stuff on lightroom right now

  57. 1
    Mal Durbin

    Mal Durbin A day of editing nearly done

  58. 1
    Nathan Hines

    They took all the red Skittles.

  59. 1
    Hung Tran

    My names Hung and I love travel + photography + food. The trinity for me.

  60. 1
    Srini Sundarrajan

    Hello, Enjoying a beautiful spring day in Houston

  61. 1
    Dave Nunez

    Dave from Delgado Photography
    Starting to feel like it’s going to be a hot summer here on Vancouver Island! :)

  62. 1
    Jacob Garthwaite


  63. 1

    Hamidreza, super nice weather in Montreal

  64. 1
    Krista M

    Krista Myers, enjoying some nice weather finally! :)

  65. 1

    Haridas Stewart

    getting zoidberg sunburn in London!

  66. 1

    My name is Dylan and I enjoy shooting pictures for concerts.

    (This sounds like a statement I’d make at Photographers Anonymous)

  67. 1
    Keegan Evans

    Keegan Evans of Parker Lane Productions.
    I’m studying for an art history exam and there’s a piece named Kuba King Kat A’Mbweeky III. Yup…

  68. 1
    Daniel R. Chang Acat

    Daniel R. Chang Acat

    Que pasa si comento en español ? hahah, i should put something in english as well..just in case

  69. 1
    Dennis Schrader

    The cheese is old and moldy!

  70. 1
    Nico Blum

    Nico Blum, the cake is a lie

  71. 1
    Oded Naim

    Oded Naim, Enjoying life :)

  72. 1
    Rohn M Thurman

    Believe it or not, I got burnt today. In the UK of all places :o Still, time to edit photo’s while I recover :) The presets would be a great help!

  73. 1
    Lae McLaughlin

    a) Lae
    b) I really need a new DSLR. and maybe a new liver. The camera first, okay?

  74. 1
    Ivan Ivanov

    Ivan Ivanov
    Let’s do this, looking forward for the win :)

  75. 1
    Sheila Stough Dearman

    Hi I am Sheila and it’s cold and rainy here in central Alabama. Not a good day for photography but would love to be outside shooting something beautiful.

  76. 1
    Tim Owen

    It was so sunny this afternoon in Redditch, really warm and the fluffy clouds just write for some landscape photography. All I need now is SLRLounge preset system to help with the editing….

  77. 1
    Lucas Raab

    Luke, I am your Fatherly Figure

  78. 1

    Crisis what crisis (Portugal resident) …!!

  79. 1
    Tobias Reynolds

    My name is Toby Reynolds, and I would really like this prize haha!

  80. 1

    Doing some landscape work today.

  81. 1
    Brian Chang

    Brian Chang: Red pandas are not related to the black and white pandas you see at the zoo. They are their own species.

  82. 1
    Lynn Theisen

    It was a beautiful day in Berlin :-)

  83. 1

    Perfect photog conditions here in Wisconsin. Yesterday, it snowed and today it is 75 degrees.

  84. 1
    Tony Pardi

    Designing my cousin’s invite then working on da confirmation pics. GO BULLS!!!!!!
    i hope these presets wil work with Lr5 Beta

  85. 1
    George Dimitrov

    George Dimitrov
    I am getting hungry right now.. :D

  86. 1
    Arash D

    Working on my dissertation. Can’t wait to get back to photography.

  87. 1

    I am in love with my living room / dining room remodel so far.

  88. 1
    Matt Vaughan

    Matt Vaughan

    It is impossible to speak whilst breathing in through your nose. Go on……try it.

  89. 1
    Cherie Robinson

    Cherie Robinson
    It’s going to rain here in Az. tonight and tomorrow, and that’s a rare treat!

  90. 1
    Judy Griffith

    Judy Griffith
    Hmmm. Random…… Squirrel …..thought. It’s Spring!

  91. 1
    Carolyn Tree

    Carolyn Tree
    I live in Minnesota were winter feels like its never going to end! Well spring ever truly come!

  92. 1

    Rob Vega

    I’ve been out fishing on my dock all day.

  93. 1

    Ronnie Mayo, random random random.

  94. 1
    Alicia Simpson

    Would love to have this set, it looks amazing.

  95. 1
    Michele Walfred

    Michele Walfred – waiting for a little magic to happen!

  96. 1

    Angelia Viley

    It’s Sunday and I have to work tomorrow … boo! :(

  97. 1
    Melissa McFarlan

    Finally after a very long winter, we are ok to wear shorts. Bring on May!

  98. 1
    Ryan Yoast

    Ryan Yoast
    Cloudy here in Santa Rosa, what a contradiction as it was 90 the other day!

  99. 1
    Trenton Meador

    Trenton here, the sun is out, the temperature it rising, lets hit the road and make something awesome!

  100. 1
    Johannes S. Beals

    It’s the NHL Playoffs! GO SHARKS!

  101. 1
    Akhil Menon

    Random number generator, pls pick me…

  102. 1
    Leigh Ann Chapman

    Leigh Chapman
    Random thought: slings suck! Learning to be a lefty with a right handed brain lol

  103. 1
    Peter Allen

    Pete Allen
    NBA on ABC. Weather here is finally seasonal rather than summer like.

  104. 1
    Amanda G

    Time to do some collaging!

  105. 1
    Akhil Menon

    Not sure if my post was posted posting one more time to make sure :P

  106. 1
    Eric Rather

    Eric Rather

    Rain, Rain, Go Away!!!

  107. 1
    Wynand Van Emmerik

    looks great!

  108. 1
    Amy Eklund

    Gorgeous day in blossomtime for southwest Michigan. They don’t get any more perfect than this!

  109. 1

    Name’s Darien Robertson. And my photojournalism lecturer just bought a D800E. I’m low-key jelly, but it’s all good.

  110. 1
    Jeffrey Martino

    Studying for finals and I’ll be in New York on Wednesday.

  111. 1
    David L. Crooks

    David Crooks – Thanks for the presets!

  112. 1
    Heather Keever

    Heather Keever. Beautiful weather here in Monterey!

  113. 1
    Michael Tankov

    Michael Tankov, This is awesome

  114. 1
    Simeon Bonev

    Simeon Bonev – writing boring essays while drinking beer is bliss :)

  115. 1
    Daniel High

    Daniel High. It’s way too early in the year for hundred degree weather.

  116. 1
    Jill S

    Gearing up for final in Black and White film photography on Tuesday. Love these contests!

  117. 1
    Greg Johnson

    a) Greg Johnson
    b) forty-two

  118. 1
    Jason Jensen

    Jason Jensen. Was just looking for good presets.

  119. 1
    Julius Santos

    flying off …

  120. 1
    Mary Ekern

    Mary Ekern. New mom with many photos that need some great presets.

  121. 1
    Adin Softić

    Adin Softic. Just saw a movie with friends.

  122. 1

    Scott Pacaldo.

    Haikus are easy.
    But sometimes they don’t make sense.

  123. 1
    Laura Tho

    The name’s Laura Fisher. Later tonight, I’ll be wrestling aardvarks in space. TYPICAL DAY.

  124. 1
    Chloe Ma

    Chloe Ma. I think I’m gonna go take a nap.

  125. 1
    Cecil Wharff

    Cecil Wharff.
    Taking photos of my cat. Too hot for me to be comfortable!

  126. 1
    Don Nahhas

    Don Nahhas: Well the wind blew and the dust blew but we are only here for a day or two.

  127. 1

    There is so much that one can do with Lightroom 4 and sooo little time to learn it.

  128. 1
    Teresa Dillon

    Trompin, stompin and wadin through the swamp in good ole F.L.A., tripod and nikon just snappin away.

  129. 1

    Finally sun after two days of rain

  130. 1
    Jim Laubach

    I wanna win this. I never win anything I enter. I guess most people don’t, but it gets frustrating. sigh.

  131. 1
    Cyndi Pachino

    happy cinco de mayo!

  132. 1
    Joe Greco

    Have a wonderful Sunday all!

  133. 1
    Chris Hoffmann

    Chris Hoffmann, what the heck… :)

  134. 1

    Bluesydude – Love the presets!

  135. 1
    Steve Harker

    Steve Harker. I want you to float, float on.

  136. 1
    lisa leung

    Lisa Leung It,s beautiful sunday

  137. 1

    a) Nigel
    b) Great collection of resources to inspire and grow the artform of photography.

  138. 1
    Emily Hayes

    It’s warming up in NYC :)

  139. 1
    William Donnelly

    William Donnelly here this is a great idea for a contest, thanks

  140. 1
    Roger Den Haan

    Hi i am Roger den Haan, a portrait and headshot photographer from the Netherlands, we had some beautyfull sunsets the last few days at 16-20 degr.Celsius (pic is my gorgeous fiancé)

  141. 1
    Jack Bone

    it sunny mixed with rainy in Columbus Ohio :D

  142. 1
    Moona Bokhari

    Moona Bokhari. Lightroom presets on my mind, everything is left behind.

  143. 1
    Mr. Brimm

    Mike S. My memory foam pillow has Alzheimer’s.

  144. 1
    Doug Rodgers

    It was nice today. But then, a cold wind breezed through.

  145. 1

    Heyyyy…what’s up doc? :) Pick me, Pick Me!!

  146. 1
    Melanie VDG

    “Because, because, because, because, be-cause?! Because of the wonderful things he does!”

  147. 1
    Gerdie HN

    I’m confused right now ,still picking the best photo for a photo competition

  148. 1
    Bryan Roberts

    Bryan Roberts Love what you do, keep doing it!

  149. 1
    Marc N

    This would be helpful since the military is moving me to Europe for the first time in my life!

  150. 1

    It was a rainy drive from Ohio to Indiana, today! But, the moistening of the greenery made everything vibrant and photo-worthy!

  151. 1
    Anand Devatha

    Good job

  152. 1
    Ryan McChesney

    Beautiful afternoon in central park today.

  153. 1

    Dhanesh Mahtani. I didn’t choose to become a photographer.

  154. 1

    sudheer, let me win this ;)

  155. 1
    Joshua Pheneger

    Windy and cool here in Morgan Hill, CA

  156. 1

    Windy and cool here in Morgan Hill, CA

  157. 1
    May Thao

    May, is was a really slow day at work today.

  158. 1
    Dare K-Johnson

    My daily site. Keep bringing it!!

  159. 1
    C. Sparrow

    Nothing like a bit of mother nature to inspire!

  160. 1
    Deepanshu Arora

    Deepanshu here.. I want these anyways.. :)

  161. 1
    Tom Bogan

    It has been raining all weekend. This is needed, but completely messed up some photo time.

  162. 1
    Aivar Põllu

    Aivar, have a nice day!

  163. 1
    Matthew Acton

    Just been woken by dogs barking next door

  164. 1
    Christian Noval

    Thanks for some great videos … and Denmark finally has sunshine :-)

  165. 1
    William Tovisi

    Sunny day, here in Targu Mures, Transylvania, and today we’re shooting some portraits. Keep that shutter clickin’! :)

  166. 1
    Chris Knopff

    Hello, my name is Chris.
    This is more for my partner than for me. She’s the Lightroom Guru, and her daughter wants to get her something for Mother’s Day. =)

  167. 1
    Jason McDonald

    Have you ever imagined a world with no hypothetical situations?

  168. 1
    Andrej Štojs

    Hello my name is Andrej. It is raining in Ljubljana

  169. 1
    Suzanne Offner

    Hello, my name is Suzanne and it’s just stopped raining here.

  170. 1
    Paul van Oudheusden

    Hello all, what a nice day today :D

  171. 1
    Jiitsong Liau


  172. 1
    Matthew Edelen

    Its raining today!! I love the rain!!

  173. 1
    Micah Coletti

    Hey, this is Micah Coletti. I am new to lightroom post-processing, but would love these presets. I already use the presets built into lightroom and love them!

  174. 1

    Fellow Photographers! The name is short and sweet Tia! New to lightroom, but the possibilities of learning are endless. Keep smiling :-)

  175. 1

    SLR Lounges you tube has been such a blessing for me. PYE you rock man…..

  176. 1
    Quinton Hurst

    Quinton Hurst. Possible winner of the giveaway? Maybe? I would be delighted to use those presets!

  177. 1
    Kasper Hendriks

    Kasper Hendriks, you guys! I already own the A-Z and workflow dvds, this would be perfect to complete the collection.

  178. 1

    Sarra Nelson, San Diego, CA. I just had to tell you that your Preset System completely changed the way I edit. I used to adjust for exposure and export to CS6 because LR4 was just too daunting, but now I hardly use CS6 at all. I try to do as much as I possibly can in Lightroom before exporting for save, and the difference is amazing. Your tutorials have made all the difference for me, and I truly appreciate what you have done for my work. Thank you!!

  179. 1
    Tyler Meuter

    Tyler Meuter, Atlanta, GA. It’s been raining here so much over the last few days. I’m shooting a wedding Saturday. I hope the weather turns out nice then.

  180. 1
    Pedro Sanchez

    Clouds in CA today – probably won’t see them again for 9 months

  181. 1
    Josh Adkins

    Josh Adkins from Marion, IL asks, “How do you solve a problem like Maria? Wait, I know how. Lightroom 4!”

  182. 1

    Erik, coool….

  183. 1

    Gabriel Vasquez, very nice setup

  184. 1
    Tony Guillaro

    Hello my name is Tony G, and I like turtles!!

  185. 1
    Temuulen B.

    Temuulen Baigalmaa, :)

  186. 1
    marc-a lacourse

    cool shot !

  187. 1
    Aaron Best

    Hello. My name is Aaron I like Procrastinating instead of revising.

  188. 1

    J. O’Day — I’m fine how are you?

  189. 1
    Steve Josanto

    it’s getting cold in Sydney, but I will make it warmer with these cool presets from SLR Lounge :)

  190. 1
    John Goodman

    I’m diggin’ these presets. I’ve been watching the Couple’s Portrait photography workshop and am liking what these can do. :)

  191. 1
    Christopher Yule

    Hi SLR lounge, I’m currently working on some photos for my farther in law of him and his grandson.

  192. 1
    Mai Lee Yang

    My name is Mai Lee Yang and I love to travel with my camera. I’m always looking for new ways t improve my post production skills.

  193. 1
    Mai Lee Yang

    My name is Mai Lee Yang and I love to travel with my camera. I’m always looking for new ways t improve my post production skills.

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    cherestes janos

    Cherestes Janos: SLRLounge is one of the best places to learn more about photography.

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    Burak Tosun

    Burak Tosun – I’ve just bought a Fuji X-T1 :D