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Make Lightroom Default Develop Settings ISO Specific

Lightroom Default Develop SettingsYou can set Lightroom Default Develop Settings so that certain parameters are automatically applied every time you import an image. But some parameters, like Noise Reduction, require different settings based on the specific ISO setting of that camera.

Fortunately, Lightroom Default Develop Settings can be assigned to specific combinations of camera and ISO. This can be a real productivity enhancer when you’re working with high volumes of photos, especially if you have photos created under a variety of lighting conditions, or with a variety of different cameras. In this video, I’ll show you how to create camera and ISO specific Lightroom Default Develop Settings.


About Michael Hoffman (224 Articles)
Mike has been a photographer, artist, educator, and technophile for most of his life. Early in his career, he created technical illustrations and photographs for electronic equipment manufacturers, and taught classes in computer aided drafting and 3D modeling software. When digital cameras became widely available in the late 1990s, the move was a natural one, and has led to a happy combination of technology, software, photography and art. Mike is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop and Acrobat, and is well versed in Lightroom and Photoshop Elements, as well as Illustrator and InDesign. He has also contributed his time and efforts to the excellent work being done by Operation Photo Rescue, in restoring photographs damaged by natural disasters. As an active member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, he continues his quest for excellence in art, excellence in design, and excellence in education.

2 Comments on Make Lightroom Default Develop Settings ISO Specific

  1. Gordon Lindsay // 10/02/2015 at 11:15 am //

    Great tip Mike I have always been loath to change default values without a good reason but this tip is spot on, thank you.

  2. Stefan Lange // 05/09/2017 at 4:59 pm //

    Just came across this, thank you so much. Now completely re-thinking how i import my images.

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