Lightroom: How get lens profile added?

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Can we get a Lightroom lens profile added for a Canon EFs 15-85 being used with a Canon 7D. It is available for other Canon cameras; but not the 7D.
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Posted 3 years ago

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This lens has been supported in Lightroom since Version 3. Some profiles are available only for Raw files. Are you looking under a Raw or a JPEG when you are checking the Lens Corrections Panel?

If your lens profile is not available, you can go to the Adobe Lens Profile Downloader tool where I see there are two profiles for your lens in Raw and one in JPEG. Keep in mind it doesn't have to say 7D to work. Any 1.6 crop factor camera body will work the same.
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The camera model that a lens profile is made on doesn't make any difference as the corrections are stored in pixel-independent measurements--inches/mm/etc.

The one exception is that a lens profile for a full-frame camera needs to have been made on a full-frame camera, which Adobe is careful to do.

In other words a lens profile can have been made on any crop-frame or full-frame camera and work for your crop-frame 7D.
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I went to the Lens Profile Downloader before posting here. The lens is supported; but not with the Canon 7D; so I can't download it. Quite frustrating, since I don't understand why some lens are available for the 7D and others not.
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from the above post "Keep in mind it doesn't have to say 7D to work. Any 1.6 crop factor camera body will work the same."
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You are most correct. I downloaded one for the 450D and it is now available. Thanks so much.