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Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
15 Jun 2013 5:33PM
Recently David set up a new downloads area were we can share Lightroom camera profiles.

The files I uploaded went live yesterday (friday) and in the first 24 hours there were 565 downloads.

Looks like this could be a very popular part of the site if more people got involved in sharing.

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GlennH 9 1.9k 1 France
15 Jun 2013 6:15PM
Surely the chief advantage of creating a camera profile is that it reflects the sensor in your own camera?
JJGEE 9 6.4k 18 England
15 Jun 2013 6:22PM
Amazing how 565 people knew and found the new downloads area ! !
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
15 Jun 2013 7:03PM

Quote:Surely the chief advantage of creating a camera profile is that it reflects the sensor in your own camera?


And others
JJGEE 9 6.4k 18 England
15 Jun 2013 7:43PM
? Are you sure they are camera profiles.

To me the ones that have been created appear to be more like lens profiles as they are for different lenses with the same camera.
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
15 Jun 2013 7:44PM
No there camera profiles.
JJGEE 9 6.4k 18 England
15 Jun 2013 7:45PM
So why do you need different camera profiles for different lenses ?
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
15 Jun 2013 7:55PM
Because different lenses can have different effects.
GlennH 9 1.9k 1 France
15 Jun 2013 8:17PM
The difference that exists between Adobe's generic profiles and your own camera profile is just as likely to exist if you try sharing home-cooked profiles with others. Those profiles are only more accurate to begin with because they've been produced by measuring the colour response of your own sensor. That same type of sensor might very well vary between one manufacturing batch and the next.

Lenses have different colour characteristics, especially pronounced if you like mixing up your brands.
JJGEE 9 6.4k 18 England
15 Jun 2013 8:19PM

Quote:Because different lenses can have different effects.

That is why I thought they were lens profiles not camera profiles.
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
15 Jun 2013 8:49PM

Quote:Those profiles are only more accurate to begin with because they've been produced by measuring the colour response of your own sensor


So your trying to tell me no two 5D Mk111 sensors will be the same or deliver the same results Smile

Ah well guess we better all go back to using the default adobe profile.
Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
15 Jun 2013 8:54PM

Quote:Because different lenses can have different effects.
That is why I thought they were lens profiles not camera profiles.



Yes your getting mixed up with lens correction Smile
JJGEE 9 6.4k 18 England
15 Jun 2013 9:11PM

Quote:Yes your getting mixed up with lens correction Smile


Well, my version of Lightroom 5 thinks they are profiles.

profile.jpg

Paul Morgan e2
13 16.1k 6 England
15 Jun 2013 9:16PM
Your looking in the wrong section, camera profiles and lens profiles are not the same.
GlennH 9 1.9k 1 France
15 Jun 2013 9:28PM

Quote:So your trying to tell me no two 5D Mk111 sensors will be the same or deliver the same results :


Nope, I'm trying to tell you that even same-model cameras can vary in their output. Do you imagine Adobe don't use actual 5D MkIII bodies when creating profiles? They're providing you with a generic profile, you're rejecting it, and now you're providing someone else with a generic profile, which is what it becomes when it's not applied to your camera.

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