Black & White Post-Processing Presets

Summary – Post-processing presets are common. Most programs have them. They are good either as they are or as a starting point for your adjustments. Also, they are wonderful for answering – “How did they do that” (open the preset & look at the settings).

Post-processing presets are ubiquitous

Just in B&W – LR, Nik, onOne, & Topaz

Combined, have nearly 300 presets

Use these as starting points & you have

Virtually limitless B&W options


Here’s a sampling

Two images each for the B&W presets from

LR, Nik, onOne, & Topaz

There are still about 300 that are not shown 😉

The original color image leads the parade

Click any image for a full screen slide show

Sparks Lane in Cades Cove (Great Smokies NP)


For myself, I rarely use presets

Certainly not for more than a starting point

But – that’s just me 😉


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