How To Edit Travel Pictures on Lightroom Mobile | 2019

When editing your travel pictures, there are a few very important steps you should take into account to achieve the best results. Applying a preset will save you a lot of time, but these additional necessary steps will make your photos stand out from the crowd.

Edit travel pictures in Lightroom mobile before and after

In this blog post I am going to show you how to edit your travel pictures on Lightroom Mobile. Following these easy steps you will be able to create amazing edits simply by using your phone, quick and easy.

HOW TO EDIT TRAVEL PICTURES ON LIGHTROOM MOBILE | 2019

Step by Step Guide

Step 1: Open Lightroom Mobile and choose a photo to edit

Navigate to the Lightroom Mobile application on your phone, tap to open and tap on the + symbol to add a picture.

Tutorial how to import a photo to edit in Lightroom Mobile


Step 2: Apply a preset pack

Navigate to the presets tab and tap on the preset Moody Preset by Ollivves to edit your picture’s main settings.

How to apply a free preset to a travel photo in Lightroom mobile

If you missed out on the Free Presets by Ollivves for Lightroom Mobile, check out this link below and grab yourself a the Free Moody Preset.

Button link to download a free Lightroom travel Preset

Step 3: Adjust Light settings

Navigate to the Light tab and decrease the highlights by a little bit. See what works best for your picture.
Lightroom Mobile tutorial to edit travel photos adjust light

Step 4: Adjust Shadows and Blacks

Increase the Shadows by a bit and then scroll down to the Blacks and also increase them. Remember, less is more, do not increase by 20 or 30 points, more like 5-10.

Lightroom mobile tutorial edit travel photos shadows

Step 5: Adjust Colors through the Color Mix

Navigate to Colors and tap on it. Select the Mix found on the top right corner to access the different colors.

Lightroom mobile tutorial to edit travel photos adjust colors

Step 6: Edit Turquoise Luminance

Increase the luminance of turquoise for your background to be lighter than your subject in focus. This makes the girl in my picture to stand out more.

Lightroom mobile tutorial edit travel photos adjust turquoise

Step 7: Edit Blue Luminance

Increase the luminance of blue as well for your background to become even lighter and your subject to come more in focus.

Lightroom mobile tutorial edit travel photos adjust blue

Step 8: Effects and Clarity

Go to the Effects tab, tap on. Adjust the Clarity of your picture by increasing it.

 Lightroom mobile tutorial edit travel photos adjust clarity

Step 9: Less Vignette

Decrease the Vignette for a little bit to have natural shadows on the corners of your picture and bring your subject more into the spotlight.

 Lightroom mobile tutorial edit travel photos vignette

Step 10: Less Grain

Decrease the Grain to make your picture look more sharp. 20 is definitely too much Grain, aim for something between 7-13.

Lightroom mobile tutorial edit travel photos grain

Done! And this is how you edit your travel pictures on Lightroom Mobile using a preset and making a few additional but necessary adjustments. Have a look at the BEFORE and AFTER 👇🏾

Lightroom mobile tutorial edit travel photos before and after

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