michael_wiejowski's profile

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164 Points

Wed, Nov 18, 2015 5:34 PM

Lightroom 6.3/Camera Raw 9.3: Broken "Default Develop Settings"

Massive issue after updating to Lightroom 6.3.
The “Default Develop Settings” isn’t working, the settings are reset every time you start Lightroom.
I’ve got hundreds of default settings for different ISOs saved for a number of cameras, all don’t work.
The folder with the Default Develop Settings still contains all my defaults:
C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\CameraRaw\Defaults.
But they don't load anymore with Lightroom 6.3, so when I hit "reset" on a photo it resets the photo to lightroom default values instead of what I set in the "default develop settings".

When I try to set a new “Develop Setting”, let’s say, default develop setting for clarity on ISO100 photos is +10, it works for the duration of my lightroom session, BUT as soon as I close lightroom and restart it, the default develop setting doesn’t work, i.e. when I click "reset" on a photo, it resets the clarity back to 0 which is the lightroom default and not +10 which is my default for the ISO100 photo (this is of course a simplification of the problem).

Does anybody else have this issue? This is a very big deal for me, these default develops settings save me huge amounts of time normally...

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Adobe Administrator

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5 y ago

This issue should be resolved by installing update that was released today:

http://blogs.adobe.com/lightroomjourn...

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

Employee

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5 y ago

Do you have read/write permission on the folder and its parent folders?

Principal Scientist, Adobe Lightroom

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5 y ago

Yes, folders have full read/write access. I haven't changed anything here, the feature has always worked right up until I updated to lightroom 6.3 and ACR 9.3 this morning that I noticed it not working.

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5 y ago

I just tried it on my secondary laptop, where I still had Lightroom 6.2.1 installed. Feature works normally, I update to 6.3 and ACR 9.3 and bang same issue, default develop settings that were set up don't work after closing lightroom and starting it again.

Employee

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5 y ago

Hi Michael, Unfortunately we cannot reproduce this on our side. Could you zip up a copy of your saved camera raw default settings and a raw image file that demonstrates the problem to your Adobe CC sync folder (or dropbox) and let us know the shared url link. We'll investigate. Does it happen on all camera models or just ones from a specific camera? You're saying this is also reproducible in ACR 9.3? Does the saved default settings have the correct timestamps?

Principal Scientist, Adobe Lightroom

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164 Points

5 y ago

Yes the saved default settings have the correct timestamp. i.e. when I create a new saved default setting it appears in the folder as an xmp file timestamped with the exact time I created the setting, and the xmp file remains in the folder but it's as if Lightroom is not loading these default settings when it starts....

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164 Points

5 y ago

To answer your earlier question, yes it happens on all camera models on all files, on both my machines (one running windows 8.1 the other windows 10), both working fine up until lightroom 6.2.1, both not working after update to 6.3.

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70 Points

5 y ago

What camera are you using, Michael?

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164 Points

5 y ago

Hi, it's happening on any file from any camera I've used since 2010 which include the following: Canon 7D, Canon 1DIV, Sony NEX C3, NEX 5N, NEX 6, a7R, a7Rii, RX1.

Wherever I set a new default develop setting on a photo (or any that I've set in the past on all these cameras) none of these load when starting up lightroom. I might try a reinstall tomorrow.

Employee

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5 y ago

Could you zip up a copy of your saved camera raw default settings and a raw image file that demonstrates the problem to your Adobe CC sync folder (or dropbox) and let us know the shared url link. We'll investigate.

Principal Scientist, Adobe Lightroom

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5 y ago

*Correction, it appears setting the default develop settings work on the Canon 7D and Canon 1DIV files and they remain after restarting the program, but don't work on any of the Sony files, a7R, a7RII, NEX6, NEX5N (tried all of these and all go back to lightroom defaults after restarting the program)

See attached example of NEX6 raw photo and xmp default develop setting:
http://adobe.ly/1lveLKe

Employee

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5 y ago

Got it. Feel free to unshare the file. Will reply after investigation.

Principal Scientist, Adobe Lightroom

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164 Points

5 y ago

No worries Simon, have you had any luck in replicating the issue?

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5 y ago

Simon, I just uninstalled Lightroom 6.3 and reinstalled 6.0 followed by 6.2.1 and default develop settings work again.

All my previously saved default develop settings work, which is a huge relief.

Although I hope this can be resolved in 6.3 because there are other issues in 6.2.1 (importing photos) which I would like to move away from.

Employee

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5 y ago

Hi Michael, I able to reproduce the bug using your test files (it is Sony camera specific). The bug has been affecting a few specific camera models for a while. But what's new in Lr 6.3/ACR 9.3 is that the bug started affecting all Sony cameras. Lr 6.3/ACR 9.3 began to honor some in-camera defaults at the request of the vendor, but unfortunately it exposed the unexpected side effects to all sony models.

Sorry about that and the team will fix the bug in the next update of Lr and ACR update. Thanks for reporting the issue.

Principal Scientist, Adobe Lightroom

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70 Points

OK, let's wait for next updated release, then.
By the way, what "in-camera defaults" are now honored by LR 6.3, out of curiosity?

Thanks

Employee

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Like in-camera default noise reduction (depend on ISO) and lens distortion parameters etc. We made the factory defaults work properly, but not the user-customized defaults (thus the bug). The most recent break impacts the Sony cameras.

Principal Scientist, Adobe Lightroom