Adobe did major upgrades to the processing of raw files with the
2012(current) process. Adobe also changed/updated many of the camera profiles. Lately, I’ve been processing a whole bunch of older photos from Lightroom 1.x and Lightroom 2.x. Many of them were in the DNG format. Lightroom imported most of them under the
2012(current) process. But Lightroom used the
Adobe Standard camera profile instead of the
Camera Standard which I prefer.
Camera Profile is Abode’s attempt at making the image look as close as possible as if the photo was processed by the camera manufacturer’s own processing software. For the “big ones” that are popular ie Canon and Nikon, they’ve done an excellent job.
So how to apply the Camera Standard to all the imported photos in the batch? In the
Develop module, I couldn’t apply it to all the selected photos. Lightroom was doing to only to one photo at the time. 300+ photos, I would have gone nuts!
- Copy the setting
Calibrationwhile in the
- Switch to the
Gridview of the
- Select all the photos to apply the setting to.
- Press Ctrl-Shift-V for Windows or Cmd-Shift-V for a Mac. The
Settingsmenu doesn’t exist in the
Librarymodule but the functionality is there through the keystroke.
There are other ways such as AutoSync, the Previous button in the
Develop module… The problem is the baggage that comes with the other functions. There are other settings like different white balance, cropping… and I don’t want those copied. I wanted to copy only the