Camera Calibration

It is very important to calibrate the combination of lens and camera if you are serious about post-processing. Picture is worth a thousand words.

  Click for a higher resolution file. Left is the default LR color profile. Right is the profile I created using ColorChecker Passport.

 

Click for a higher resolution file. Left is the default LR color profile. Right is the profile I created using ColorChecker Passport.

Here are some profiles for to download. YMMV.

Sony A7 + FD35mm TS-E

Sony A7 + Canon FD 20-35mm L

Sony A7 + Canon FD 20mm

Sony A7 + FE 35mm

Sony A7 + FE 24-70mm

Sony A7 + FE 55mm

Nikon D600 + 24-85mm Nikkor

Canon 6D + 24-105mm L

Nikon D7000

Canon EOS 500D + Tamron 17-50mm

Panasonic G1 + Kit Lens

Canon Classic 5D

It goes without saying that the above profiles won't be as useful if your screen is not calibrated. I highly recommend Spyder products.