All of my Lightroom presets have been tested on a wide variety of images to help you get the most out of the collections. The LR Influence Set works well with many lighting scenarios but showcases their results best on images that have good exposure. Some manual adjustments may be required if your images are heavily under
or overexposed.

  • Compatible with MAC & PC

  • Works on both Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic (version 7.3 and up)

  • Compatible for use in Adobe Camera RAW (version 10.3 and up)

  • All Presets are fully customisable/editable

  • Fully compatible with JPEG and RAW images but best used in RAW image format.

  • Instant Download. If you have any issues with your download, please contact us

  • The purchase is non-refundable due to the digital nature of the product

  • Questions? Read our FAQ

Lightroom Presets for Photographers


Launching Feb 2024

Adobe Lightroom Film Emulation Presets

Our Film Emulation Lightroom Presets will improve your digital images. Add a touch of nostalgia and timeless charm to your photographs by simply recreating the classic appearance and feel of historic film stocks. With only a few clicks, you can alter your photography and unleash your creativity.

To get the best results, you may need to make additional adjustments to the preset settings after applying them to a particular photo. These adjustments could involve fine-tuning the exposure, contrast, or other settings to ensure that the preset complements the specific characteristics of that image. In other words, presets provide a great starting point for your editing process, but some customisation may still be necessary to achieve the perfect look for each individual photo.

Important Information before purchase
Please note that, as digital products, these presets are non-refundable once purchased and downloaded. They remain in your possession and can be used indefinitely.

James Nader Classic 1990's Magazine Presets

Straight from my Own Portfolio

These presets have been my secret weapon in capturing timeless, iconic shots for renowned magazines and unforgettable client fashion shoots. Each of these luxurious presets is a result of my painstaking craftsmanship, meticulously designed to transport your photos to the golden era of the 1980s and 90s, echoing the captivating styles and aesthetics that graced the pages of those iconic magazines."

The Effect

These presets are your gateway to recreating the iconic styles of the 1980s and 90s in your photos. Remember that every image is unique, with its own mid tone density and dynamic range, don't hesitate to fine-tune settings like exposure and contrast to match your image's individual character. With these presets, effortlessly infuse your work with the timeless allure of magazine fashion photography.

James Nader Classic Preserved Film Look Presets

The Effect

With these presets, photographers can infuse their digital images with the rich textures, colour tones, and unique characteristics associated with various film stocks. This not only saves time in post-processing but also allows photographers to evoke a sense of nostalgia and authenticity, enhancing the overall appeal of their work and helping them stand out in the competitive world of photography.

My Preserved Film Looks

I proudly offer presets that replicate the exceptional qualities of film stocks I once used extensively in my client work. My presets pay homage to that era, delivering the essence of those unique film experiences. They allow you to effortlessly infuse your digital work with the timeless allure of analog photography, providing an authentic touch

James Nader Classic Film Look Presets

The Mono Presets Effect

My black and white film stock emulations infuse your images with the timeless aesthetics of classic film, adding rich contrast, grain, and unique tonal qualities. These presets not only enhance the visual appeal but also evoke a sense of nostalgia, authenticity, and artistry. They enable photographers to create stunning monochrome images that stand out with a distinct character and a connection to the heritage of traditional black and white photography,

My Monochrome Film Stocks

A collection of my black and white film presets, meticulously crafted to replicate the iconic look and feel of classic film stocks. These presets allow you to infuse your digital images with the timeless elegance and distinct characteristics of renowned monochrome films. From the rich contrast of Kodak Tri-X to the fine grain of Ilford Delta, each preset offers a unique journey through the world of black and white photography.

Expired Film Looks - Retro Styled Film Looks

Faded Films and Polaroid Effects

Expired film looks are marked by their distinctive colour shifts, fading, and surprising tonal variations, which emerge as film ages beyond its expiration date. These effects bestow a sense of vintage charm and artistic flair upon photographs. Within Lightroom, I've skillfully devised presets that faithfully emulate these qualities, employing precision in colour adjustments, grain rendering, and vignette application to recreate the aged film ambiance.

The Colour Effect

As a professional photographer, I use Lightroom presets to infuse my work with the unique charm of expired film. These presets are meticulously crafted to replicate the distinctive color shifts, fading, and tonal variations characteristic of aged film. This adds a vintage and artistic quality to my photographs and allows for consistency in style across different shoots.

The use of these presets offers a multitude of benefits for photographers:

  1. Artistic Expression and Creativity: These presets enable photographers to explore and express their artistic vision with ease. By providing a range of textures and color tones, they open up new possibilities for creative expression, allowing photographers to experiment with different styles and moods.

  2. Nostalgic and Authentic Appeal: The unique characteristics of film have a nostalgic quality that is highly valued in the digital age. By incorporating these elements into their work, photographers can evoke a sense of authenticity and timelessness, making their images more appealing and emotionally resonant with the audience.

  3. Distinctiveness in a Competitive Market: In the crowded field of photography, standing out is crucial. These presets can give photographers a unique edge, allowing them to produce work that is visually different. This uniqueness is key to attracting clients and building a strong personal brand.

  4. Versatility and Adaptability: With a variety of presets at their disposal, photographers can adapt their style to suit different subjects and environments. Whether it's a bright, vibrant look or a subdued, moody tone, these tools offer the flexibility to achieve the desired aesthetic in any situation.

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