Lightroom: Ability to apply preset adjustments with radial filter / gradient filter / brush mask.

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Rob Cole

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You *can* store radial or "regular" (linear) gradients in presets.

What you can't store is brush strokes (or spot removals), unless you have a free script I wrote called:

'Add Spots Or Paint To Preset'

http://www.robcole.com/Rob/ProductsAn...
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Sorry, I thought it was quite simple so I didn't write any description; now I realize I was wrong.

Yesterday I have selected a radial filter and I have applied it to a zone in the image. And then I thought: 'what if I could select any adjustment preset to be applied to the outer (or inner) zone?' I think it would be fantastic!
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Oops, ah, well, then my previous post can be deleted..

Indeed, you can apply any "local adjustment" preset to a mask (Effect: drop-down), but not a Lightroom develop preset.

The reason is simple: Lightroom only supports a subset of globals for local application. It's not because nobody thought of it, but because the design is not conducive to all adjustments being localizable.

Anyway, it's a good idea! +1 vote..

Have a nice day,
Rob