ACR/Lightroom: Give us color profiles for the Olympus OM-D EM-5 that provide the original Olympus colors

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This conversation has been merged. Please reference the main conversation: Lightroom/Camera Raw: Camera and Lens profile support for Olympus SLRs

The Adobe Standard profile in Lightroom and ACR provides a very different color rendition that what the camera originally creates. Especially the skin tones have seen lots of praise all over the web and from many OM-D shooters.

I would like to ask for camera profiles that provide a color rendition as close to the original Olympus Picture Modes as possible. At least for the main ones (Vivid, Natural, Portrait, Muted).

Thank you!
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Thomas Geist

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Posted 7 years ago

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Those profiles are based on specific camera bodies under specific lighting. Not every camera body will get the same results.

So, you can always create your own profiles that simulate those settings using profile creation tools on Adobe Labs.
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You have profiles for all Nikon and Canon DSLRs, why not for the most popular Olympus models? "Do it yourself" doesn't sound like a great response. If it were that simple, someone would have published the settings already.
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I know where the camera profiles come from. As a Nikon D300/D700 user I went through the whole story of four versions of beta profiles. They are camera specific and that's what I want. A profile for the OM-D that approximates the camera's own color rendition.

I am not a specialist in complex color tweaking on a high level, therefore I have not achieved a comparable color rendition with Adobe's DNG Profile Editor and even less with Lightroom's own tools.

I am afraid that just moving around the Calibration Tab's sliders will not get you anywhere near the Olympus color rendition.