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Default Develop Settings

When editing in the Develop module, you can:

• Apply Presets.

Copy and paste the settings for one photograph to a another photograph.

Sync the editing of a photograph with many other photographs.

You can also do similar actions when importing photographs.

You can have Lightroom apply your Develop module settings to every photograph that you import.

Do the following.

1) Select a photograph.

2) Press d to go to the Develop module.

2) Press Ctrl + ' to make a virtual copy of the photograph.

3) Click Reset in the lower-right corner of your screen.

4) Edit the photograph.

For example, in the Lens Corrections panel, in the Basic section, select Enable Profile Corrections and Remove Chromatic Aberration.

5) Press and hold Alt, and click the Set Default button in the lower-right corner of your screen.

6) If you're using more than one camera—and the cameras are the same model—and want to use different develop settings for each camera—press Ctrl + , to open Preferences.

Click the Presets tab, and select Make defaults specific to camera serial number.

You can also create default settings based on the ISO of the photographs.

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Preferences

7) In the Set Default Develop Settings window, click Update to Current Settings.

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Set Default Develop Settings Window

The default develop settings will be applied to newly imported photographs.

To apply the settings to a previously imported photograph, click Reset in the lower-right corner of your screen.

Not Undoable

The dialogue says: Please note that these changes are not undoable.

The default develop settings are not undoable by pressing Ctrl + z or by clicking Reset.

Instead, in the Develop module, select the photographs in the Filmstrip that you would like to undo.

Press and hold Alt, and click the Set Default button in the lower-right corner of your screen.

In the Set Default Develop Settings window, click Restore Adobe Default Settings.

Click Reset.

Import With Presets

You can apply Develop module presets when importing.

Go to Import With Presets.