Lightroom: Copy Develop Settings A|B, Paste Develop Settings A|B

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I love lightroom for wedding photo color correction and editing. I shoot with a 5D Mark II and a Mark III. It would be awesome if a feature was added to lightroom for Copy Develop Setting A, Paste Develop Settings A, Copy Develop Settings B, Past Develop Settings B. The reason being is because the two cameras process color a little different and they almost always require different processing techniques. That being the case, if I put the two cameras photo's in "capture time" order I have to go back and forth to copy settings from the previous photos if they require similar edits. I would bet anyone who shoots with an assistant or two cameras runs into this problem :)
Kindly,
-Kevin
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Kevin Tritz

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I do this regularly by profiling my cameras using the free DNG profiling tool from Adobe and then loading that profile as a part of my default adjustments for each camera. It gives a better starting point.

Conversely, you can filter by camera serial number in the Library Metadata Filter and then adjust continuous blocks of images from a single capture sensor. Switch cameras in the filter and then adjust the next batch.

Turn off filter and everything is back in order.
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Kevin Tritz

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Mr. Flohr,
Love the response. I was just hoping to eliminate the steps you listed with a speedy keyboard option. ;) Profiling your cameras is always a great idea and the metadata filter is extremely useful for anyone out there who didn't know it was there. It just does't fit my workflow. Great Information and substance filled response!
Thanks! :)