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Re: Bad D7000 colors

PostPosted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:49 pm
by NNN634277790610414266
Any update on this? I don't have a license for CO, but still considering buying one (so I can't open a support case) and I also have problems with D7000 profile...

Re: Bad D7000 colors

PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:14 pm
by Paul_Steunebrink
You can open a support case, fill in 'trial' in the license field.

Re: Bad D7000 colors

PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:27 am
by NN636808202006431897UL
Whitebalance cannot be "matched" in LR. The WB depends on the matrix part of the colour correction (the camera colour profile) and the base linearity of the camera's raw channels.

A camera is not an accurate spectrograph, but more like a colorimeter. Depending on the filters in the camera, and the amount of correction you apply, the (theoretical) WB value that gives the exact same WB in the shots will vary.

If you match the WhiBal "per camera" you will get different temperatures. Change camera calibration from "Adobe Standard" to Camera Standard, and you will also get a change in absolute WB. It's all in the postprocessing. What you see as a finished result on screen is NOT what the camera measured, but a very processed version mybkexperience.

Nikon D7000 from D50 > sRGB primaries
+1.87 -0.81 -0.06
-0.16 +1.55 -0.39
+0.05 -0.47 +1.42

And the D300:
+1.85 -0.72 -0.13
-0.13 +1.45 -0.32
+0.04 -0.42 +1.38