use Adobe Color or Adobe Standard in Lightroom? Why so?

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Andy Hewitt Veteran Member • Posts: 3,989
Re: use Adobe Color or Adobe Standard in Lightroom? Why so?

pixelgenius wrote:

sankos wrote:

Andy Hewitt wrote:

I also find the Adobe Color profile unrealistic, and despite the statements, I not consistent across images from different cameras.

I think Adobe Portrait would be a better choice for a general purpose, nice-looking, realistically saturated profile, but it's aesthetics, really.

Adobe Standard is better, but still not great. The most natural looking profiles are the ‘Camera xxxxxxx’ dedicated ones. On my Nikon I use Camera Neutral as a starting point, as I feel there’s much more fine control over the adjustments - I can choose how much saturation is needed, for example.

Jim Kasson compared Adobe Std with Camera Neutral for a Sony camera and his conclusion was that the latter is not really more accurate than the former, it's only less saturated.

None of them are accurate. But one might be preferable.

Indeed. I never said ‘accurate’ anyway myself, I said ‘natural looking’. I choose the profile that appears more ‘natural’ to me.

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