Using Camera Colour Profiles with Lightroom and Camera RAW


Readers of this blog and my website will know that I am a fan of the Xrite Color Checker tool. This can be used to create colour profiles for your digital camera and they can make a big improvement to the colours in your images. My own experience has been that without exception they are [...]

Free GM1 Camera Profile for Lightroom


I have some good news for all you Lightroom users who own a Panasonic GM1. You can now download for free my custom camera profile at my Lenscraft website. This profile works with Lightroom and can be used instead of the “Adobe Standard” profile. Once installed you can select the profile in the Develop Module [...]

Sony RX10 Colour Profile for Lightroom


I have finally managed to find a little time to produce and upload a new Colour Profile for the Sony RX10. The profile can be used with Lightroom and gives a nice improvement over the standard Adobe profiles that come with Lightroom. The improvement isn't quite as marked as some of the other cameras I [...]

Big Print from a Little Camera


Here's something that I have wanted to do for a long time, produce a large print from a Micro 43 camera. When I say large, this one is 62" x 25". As you can see from the picture here, the print is just a few inches short of the length of the Sofa (which is [...]

Free Soft Proofing Article


I have just finished and uploaded an article on how to use the Soft Proofing features in Lightroom 4. You can download the article for free from my Lenscraft website by following this link to the Members Area. You will need to log in as a member to gain access but membership is free and [...]

Printing, Always an Interesting Exercise


As I mentioned in one of my previous blog posts, I recently sold my printer, a Canon Pixma 9500MKII. The main driver for this was that I wanted to make larger prints, typically A2 or 17” wide panoramic. I also wanted larger ink cartridges because I do quite a lot of printing and I thought [...]

Free GX1 and LX5 RAW Camera Profiles


Since discussing my experiences with the X-Rite Color Passport and using this to generate Camera RAW profiles, I have received a number of requests to share my profiles. Being a good natured sort of chap I have decided to load these onto my Lenscraft website where anyone wanting to can download them for free. The [...]