Hidden in the LR 5.3 release notes... camera profiles for damn near every Oly m43 body ever

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Dolan Halbrook
Dolan Halbrook Senior Member • Posts: 1,212
Hidden in the LR 5.3 release notes... camera profiles for damn near every Oly m43 body ever
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As a software developer I like to read the release notes when a new release of software that I use ships. In any case, way down at the bottom of them I saw this tidbit:

  • Added Camera Matching color profiles (Natural, Muted, Portrait, Vivid) for the following Olympus cameras:
    • Olympus E-5
    • Olympus E-M1
    • Olympus E-M5
    • Olympus E-P1
    • Olympus E-P2
    • Olympus E-P3
    • Olympus E-P5
    • Olympus E-PL1
    • Olympus E-PL1s
    • Olympus E-PL2
    • Olympus E-PL3
    • Olympus E-PL5
    • Olympus E-PL6
    • Olympus E-PM1
    • Olympus E-PM2
    • Olympus STYLUS 1
    • Olympus XZ-1
    • Olympus XZ-2
    • Olympus XZ-10

Holy moly!  In any case, I installed Lightroom 5.3, applied the "Natural" profile, and it looks pretty good.  I'm curious to compare it with an in-camera JPEG just to see how close it is.  Let the fun ensue...

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pdelux Contributing Member • Posts: 508
Re: Hidden in the LR 5.3 release notes... camera profiles for damn near every Oly m43 body ever

Does this mean it can apply JPEG processing like Olympus viewer (same as In camera JPEG processing)? - if so that will be amazing.

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Dolan Halbrook
Dolan Halbrook OP Senior Member • Posts: 1,212
Re: Hidden in the LR 5.3 release notes... camera profiles for damn near every Oly m43 body ever

My guess is that Olympus finally worked with Adobe to provide the profiles, which means they should be pretty darn close to the output from Olympus Viewer.

I checked against an in-camera JPEG and it was close but not exactly the same.  I don't have time to do any good comparisons at the moment (must get some sleep) but before too long I expect to see some here by more industrious members.

Either way, I expect the "Camera Natural" profile to be my new import default.

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pdelux Contributing Member • Posts: 508
Re: Hidden in the LR 5.3 release notes... camera profiles for damn near every Oly m43 body ever

I think if its very close, than that would be close enough, a great starting point for processing Raws. I am going to update to 5.3 asap to see for myself.

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paulrfarrington Regular Member • Posts: 323
Re: Hidden in the LR 5.3 release notes... camera profiles for damn near every Oly m43 body ever

This is great news. I will have to have a play with some images which have been giving me trouble!

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assaft
assaft Senior Member • Posts: 1,243
Re: Hidden in the LR 5.3 release notes... camera profiles for damn near every Oly m43 body ever

Dolan Halbrook wrote:

As a software developer I like to read the release notes when a new release of software that I use ships. In any case, way down at the bottom of them I saw this tidbit:

  • Added Camera Matching color profiles (Natural, Muted, Portrait, Vivid) for the following Olympus cameras:
    • Olympus E-5
    • Olympus E-M1
    • Olympus E-M5
    • Olympus E-P1
    • Olympus E-P2
    • Olympus E-P3
    • Olympus E-P5
    • Olympus E-PL1
    • Olympus E-PL1s
    • Olympus E-PL2
    • Olympus E-PL3
    • Olympus E-PL5
    • Olympus E-PL6
    • Olympus E-PM1
    • Olympus E-PM2
    • Olympus STYLUS 1
    • Olympus XZ-1
    • Olympus XZ-2
    • Olympus XZ-10

Holy moly! In any case, I installed Lightroom 5.3, applied the "Natural" profile, and it looks pretty good. I'm curious to compare it with an in-camera JPEG just to see how close it is. Let the fun ensue...

Thanks! can you post some examples?

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Pixnat2
Pixnat2 Veteran Member • Posts: 3,818
At least, wonderful!

Thanks for the infos!

Tine tio upgrade

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Brian Wadie
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Well spotted - thanks

I've just finished downloading the upgrade, what an excellent improvement over even the 5.3 RC

Time to play with some of my old files

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texinwien Senior Member • Posts: 3,320
Thanks for the heads up!
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Excellent find! Thanks for sharing it here - I'm surprised it's taken this long for someone to find and publicize this fact.

I just upgraded to 5.3 and changed my default (import) preset camera profile to camera natural. Good stuff!

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hinting Contributing Member • Posts: 745
Re: Thanks for the heads up!

Any problem with the RC? Can or should it be a separate install rather than an upgrade?

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Acrill
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Re: Thanks for the heads up!

Wow!

This is great news!

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berni29 Senior Member • Posts: 2,441
Re: Thanks for the heads up!

Hi

Thank you also for the heads up. This is just fantastic. I love being able to use these.

Well noticed!

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Pixnat2
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No problem

hinting wrote:

Any problem with the RC? Can or should it be a separate install rather than an upgrade?

Just install the 5.3, it will automatically remove the RC.

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kakatua New Member • Posts: 6
Re: Thanks for the heads up!

Thanks.

Great news color profiles support.

Dolan Halbrook
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Here is a sample image with the different profiles applied
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Since nobody else has done yet this I chose a random photo with a range of colors and applied the different profiles:

Adobe (default)

Muted

Natural

Portrait

Vivid

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Re: Here is a sample image with the different profiles applied
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finally ACR/LR will correct lateral CA for Olympus/Sigma/Panasonic lenses on E-M1 from the data supplied by camera's firmware... tested and Warp* tags have data for 3 planes (RGB) in DNGs converted from ORFs

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Ethan637372 Junior Member • Posts: 38
Re: Here is a sample image with the different profiles applied

anyone know if there are profiles for the voigtlander 0.95 lenses?

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Timur Born
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Re: Here is a sample image with the different profiles applied

Until today I never noticed that "Muted" puts a warm/brownish hue on greens. Compared to Olympus Viewer and it does the same. So LR hits it.

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TonyinJapan
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Re: Hidden in the LR 5.3 release notes... camera profiles for damn near every Oly m43 body ever

Dolan Halbrook wrote:

As a software developer I like to read the release notes when a new release of software that I use ships. In any case, way down at the bottom of them I saw this tidbit:

  • Added Camera Matching color profiles (Natural, Muted, Portrait, Vivid) for the following Olympus cameras:
    • Olympus E-5
    • Olympus E-M1
    • Olympus E-M5
    • Olympus E-P1
    • Olympus E-P2
    • Olympus E-P3
    • Olympus E-P5
    • Olympus E-PL1
    • Olympus E-PL1s
    • Olympus E-PL2
    • Olympus E-PL3
    • Olympus E-PL5
    • Olympus E-PL6
    • Olympus E-PM1
    • Olympus E-PM2
    • Olympus STYLUS 1
    • Olympus XZ-1
    • Olympus XZ-2
    • Olympus XZ-10

Holy moly! In any case, I installed Lightroom 5.3, applied the "Natural" profile, and it looks pretty good. I'm curious to compare it with an in-camera JPEG just to see how close it is. Let the fun ensue...

Great! Thanks! Might be worthwhile to upgrade to this version.

I hope some forum members can provide comparisons of how the profiles renders skintones.

Regards,
Tony
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