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Susan Stripling

Susan has been photographing weddings for almost seventeen years. She's won multiple awards at the WPPI 16x20 print competition including the Grand Award in Wedding Photojournalism and the Grand Award in Weddings. She is also a few points away from receiving her Grand Master, something she has worked towards for years. Susan has been an educator for Photo Plus, WPPI, PPA, Mystic Seminars, and Creative Live. She is also a co-founder of The Wedding School, which strives to bring real, honest education to wedding photographers worldwide. Susan likes reading, watching horror movies, sleeping with the lights on, 99% of all Broadway musicals, and her family. Susan does not like working out. At all.


ADOBE - Cerebral is a little vintage, a little gritty, and a lot gorgeous. This preset pack is an expansion of the work I’ve been doing for years, bringing my older editing style into the newer market. Cerebral will deliver great creativity when it comes to editing your images, adding warmth and coolness when needed. Cerebral also includes an exquisite black and white preset to emulate film.

Supported Software

• Adobe® Lightroom® Classic 7.3 or later
• Adobe® Camera Raw 10.4 or later

• Lightroom mobile presets included (LR Desktop required for syncing)

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  • Cerebral Color Preset
  • Cerebral Monochrome Preset
  • Cerebral Modifiers
  • Cerebral Tutorial
  • Lightroom Mobile Presets
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• Vintage, Gritty and Gorgeous
• Highly versatile and created for a wide range of lighting conditions
• Dual Illuminant camera profiles (LR Classic and ACR only)
• ISO Adaptive Presets (LR Classic 9.3 or later)



My new favorite color preset that combines my love for natural, realistic color with a touch of vintage love. This preset works in all lighting conditions and at all times of day for a true, reliable finish to your images.

Modifiers: Contrast +, Dynamic Range +, Quick Vignette, WB Cool, WB Warm


The perfect complement to Cerebral color, Monochrome mimics the vintage flair while retaining a realistic film feel to the images. Perfect on its own or side by side with Cerebral, this is a classic go-to black and white preset for all conditions.

Modifiers: True Grit, Contrast +, Dynamic Range +, Quick Vignette



For when a little more punch is necessary.


Bring out more detail and depth.


Gentle and refined with just a tiny added vignette.


Add cooler tones to your photograph.


Add warmer tones to your photograph.


Flatten out the highlights just a bit and add grain.


Videos are included to walk you through Susan’s process when editing with Cerebral and Cerebral Monochrome. The goal is to enhance your images with ease and simplicity, which she details with examples. Follow along with the editing process to see how truly turnkey these presets and modifiers are.


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