Lightroom: How do I convert a JPEG Lens Correction profile for use with raw files?

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LEGEND ,
Dec 30, 2011 Dec 30, 2011

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I would like to have the lens profile in Lightroom for Voigtländer Ultron 40mm (Canon 5D mark II).
In Photoshop CS5 you can download from internet a lens profile from lens correction filter, but in Lightroom no way.

I followed also the instructions of this tutorial: http://www.uibuzz.com/2010/adobe/adob...

But after that I cannot see lens profile correction in Lightroom.
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LEGEND ,
Dec 30, 2011 Dec 30, 2011

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You can also use the Lens Profile Downloader from Adobe Labs:
http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/lensp...

There are separate profiles are for RAW and JPG, so if a profile doesn't show in LR make sure the file-type matches.

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LEGEND ,
Jan 01, 2012 Jan 01, 2012

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Thanks Steve!

I found the profile for jpg, so this is the reason why I do not see it in Lightroom since I work in RAW.

Is there a way to "translate" the profile from jpg to Raw?

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Mentor ,
Jan 01, 2012 Jan 01, 2012

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Sort of. The profile is plain text. You'll have a bunch of lines that are of the form "stCamera:CameraRawProfile". They probably all say "FALSE". Change them to true and re-save with a new file name (I like to append "raw" to the name like Adobe does) and you'll have a profile that sort of works in raw. Building your own is better.

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LEGEND ,
Feb 10, 2012 Feb 10, 2012

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Many thanks for the trick Lee Jay !! Works perfectly (at least until I build my own).

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LEGEND ,
Feb 12, 2012 Feb 12, 2012

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It works Lee, many many thanks 🙂

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