M43 cameras and blotchy red skin tones

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Donald B
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Re: just terrible

LightCameraAction wrote:

Donald B wrote:

olympus has the best skin tines of any brand ive used. mind you the pentax k7 was the best in its time.

This is what confused me. Many people say that Olympus had some of the best skin tones, but I experienced several cases where the Adobe camera natural and Adobe portrait profiles had way more red that they should have. It could be that Adobe did a poor job creating the profiles, but that would also confuse me (it seems that a company like Adobe should be able to match a color profile).

Note that it was picture dependent and lighting dependent, but correcting white balance didn't seem to help. Switching to Adobe color profiles did help.

I suppose my issue could have been in other parts of the color management process (monitor, etc.)

i use adobe colors from camera raw but they are really no different than any of my Olympus ooc jpegs skin tones just a bit more detail.


this is a K7 jpeg

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