D800 - ColorChecker Passport - Dual Illuminant Profile

Started Apr 4, 2012 | Discussions thread
Ednaz
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In reply to The Photo Ninja, Sep 5, 2012

For my D800e, I'm finding the custom profile to not always be the best choice. The dual illuminant thing never worked out, so I've got a set of single illuminant profiles - daylight, tungsten, halogen, etc.

I've been doing A/B comparisons in print, and about a quarter of the time the stock Adobe profile is better. That was NEVER true with my D700, D300, or any of the many point and shoots and micro 4/3 cameras I've profiled.

The inability to do a proper dual illuminant profile stinks. Or, the D800e is outside of the ability of the color checker passport's accuracy.

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