Inside Lightroom 2.0 LRB Portfolio

Black and White

These presets mimic Black and White film effects.

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Dreamy Infrared Preset

Author: Richard Earney

Description: Dreamy IR Presets using Negative Clarity and White Balance along with some toning to create a better diffused IR look.

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Black and White RAW Effects

Author: Patrick Lavoie

Description: A set of everyday black and white effects. Ideal for RAW files.

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Black and White Everyday Effects

Author: Patrick Lavoie

Description: A set of everyday black and white effects. Ideal for JPG files.

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Black and White Filters

Author: Simon Pride

Description: Simon recreated the ‘classic’ black-and-white filters that are also available in Photoshop CS3. I remapped the CS3 color mixer settings into Lightroom’s scales. These have been done numerically rather than optically so are a starting point.

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Basic B+W with Contrast

Author: Ed Perchick

Description: Useful for Paler Skin

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Desaturated Red Contrast

Author: Ed Perchick

Description: Similar to Martin Evening’s (below) but lower red saturation aimed at Caucasiain Skin tones

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Desaturated HSL Red Contrast

Author: Martin Evening

Description: Black and White created by desaturating in the HSL panel, emphasising Red Contrast

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Colour Negative

Author: John Beardsworth

Description: A Solarize point curve translation using ACR 4 as discovered by John Beardsworth.

Solarize Solarize

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InfraRed

Author: Richard Earney

Description: An attempt to produce an InfraRed style

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InfraRed

Author: Martin Evening

Description: Black and White Infrared

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Black and White: Green Filter

Author: Black Bird Blue

Description: It emphasises and softens skin textures.

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Black and White: Red Filter

Author: Black Bird Blue

Description: It emphasises and softens skin textures.

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Soft Black and White

Author: MSL Designs

Description: A soft black and white affect

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Old Black and White

Author: Andreas Norén

Description: Designed to mimic old style Black and White Photographs

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Old Black and White 2

Author: Daniel Patin

Description: Based on “Old Black and White” from Andreas Norén

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Old Black and White 3

Author: Daniel Patin

Description: Based on “Old Black and White” from Andreas Norén

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Black and White Hard Contrast

Author: Richard Earney

Description: Contrasty Black and White, harder grade paper.

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