Lens profiles support in Capture One

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  • Michael

    The few lens profiles available for the Nikon Z appears disappointing, given it's popularity especially with the newer Z 6/7 II models which are persuading hordes of existing DSLR shooters and photographers from other manufacturers (like myself) to upgrade/move to the Nikon Z ecosystem.

    The following super popular prime lenses which are used by both pro & amateur photographers are of particular interest as they cover three key interest groups Landscape, Astrophotography & Portrait:

    NIKKOR Z 20mm f/1.8 S
    NIKKOR Z 85mm f/1.8 S

    And I imaging many pros would also be interested to see the following lenses:

    NIKKOR Z 14-24mm f/2.8 S
    NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.2 S
    NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 S


    Now correct my lack of knowledge here, but is the reason all these lenses have not yet been profiled by the Capture One team and are unlisted due to Nikon embedding their lens profiles as part of their raw source files or is it a case that you are still working on them?

    Perhaps some clarity about the use of lens profiles for people that shoot straight out of camera JPG would also be useful.

    Also is there an explanation/reason as to why all the Nikon Z cameras have the following footnote added to them? *Appears as Manufacturer Profile

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  • Maryna Sopilniak

    Hi Michael, 

    Thank you for your comment.

    I have forwarded your request to support this lens profile to the dedicated thread - https://support.captureone.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/360012937417-Lens-profiles-support-please-submit-all-the-requests-suggestions-regarding-lens-profiles-here-?page=11#community_comment_360003937458

    Hopefully, your feedback contributes towards a future version of Capture One.

    Meanwhile, please feel free to check this article on how to work with unlisted lens profiles.

    As for your question, *Appears as Manufacturer Profile footnote means that inside Capture One it will show 'Manufacturer Profile' instead of the name of the lens and when 'Manufacturer Profile' shows, it simply means that there is a profile, but Capture One didn't custom create it.

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  • Gian Maria Ferrari

    Hi Lily, any news about the Fuji 16-80mm f4? I use only C1 now to handle all my files and it's a pain to not have a profile for this awesome lens! Also the Tamron SP 15-30 f2.8 is only listed in Canon EF mount, but is missing for Nikon F mount, any chance it will be added in a future update? thanks for your work and kind regards. 

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  • Maryna Sopilniak

    Hi Gian,

    Thank you for your comment.

    I have submitted your lens request to the Product Management team for consideration.

    We are going to add more lens support in upcoming releases. Please stay tuned for more updates.  

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  • Owlshot

    Hi Lily

    Please add Viltrox lens profiles.
    These are budget glasses that I would love to see in Capture One.

     

    1. Viltrox 85mm F1.8 Z-mount Autofocus Full Frame Prime Lens for Nikon Z Mirrorless Camera

    https://viltroxstore.com/products/viltrox-autofocus-85mm-z-lens-for-nikon-z-mirrorless

    2. Viltrox AF 24mm F1.8 Z Full-frame Wide Angle Lens for Nikon Z-mount Mirrorless Camera Suitable for Landscape Portrait Astrophotography Architecture

    https://viltroxstore.com/products/viltrox-af-24mm-f18-z-mount-full-frame-prime-lens

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  • Colin Ho

    I see the Leica Summarit-M 50mm f/2.4 supported but not the f/2.5. Is there material difference in needing a profile for the Leica Summarit-M 50mm f/2.5 to be added?

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  • Maryna Sopilniak

    Hi Colin, 

    Thank you for your comment.

    I have forwarded your request to support Leica Summarit-M 50mm f/2.5 lens profile to the dedicated thread - https://support.captureone.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/360012937417-Lens-profiles-support-please-submit-all-the-requests-suggestions-regarding-lens-profiles-here-?page=11#community_comment_360003937458

    Hopefully, your feedback contributes towards a future version of Capture One.

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  • Michał Kotarbiński

    Hi,

    I assume that Capture One is a professional software. You charge no that small amount of money for it so I think you should provide professional support for stuff that photographers use.

    These lenses are on the market for quite a long time and still are not officially supported by C1
    - RF 24-70/2.8
    - RF 70-200/2.8
    - RF 50/1.8
    - RF 35/1.8
    - RF 400/2.8
    - RF 600/4

    basically all new RF lenses

    As well as well known Sigma 60-600.


    Basically Canon lenses are getting more popular day by day and lack of support is not very... pro from your side.

    If you don't have enough manpower to do these profiles maybe you should consider hiring new employees ?:)

    Can you tell me if these lenses are on your roadmap and if they are - when they will be officially supported by Capture One. And please don't write me back - that you will talk with some product owners... Give me (us) clear answer.

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  • Hans-Joachim Guhr

    Micha, I support you 100%.

    It cannot really be that Capture One does not support professional lenses that have been on the market for more than 2 years.

    In addition to your list, I am missing

    RF 85mm 1.2
    RF 100mm macro 2.8
    RF 100-500

    As long as it does not provide a roadmap for the support of Canon RF lenses (of my 6 RF lenses only the RF 15-35 2.8 (poorly distorted) is supported), my roadmap with Capture One will finally end with version 21.

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  • christian schmid

    Hi Michal,

    as mentioned before here, this is a massive lack of respect to the customers using professional, up to date gear from Canon.

    As nothing changed for the last year and a lot of those items are shipped by Canon (same with Sigma Art), I think Phase One has no interest in supporting them in a serious way.

    Terefore I switched my software and do CO as a backup and for my other cameras. Because it´s better than other apps.

    That´s a good workaround for me, not so good for CO - but I was tired to read release notes just for knowing everything is supported but my lenses.

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  • Hans-Joachim Guhr

    Christian,

    you must know, Phase One und Capture One are in the meantime two different companies!

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  • Gian Maria Ferrari

    I am seriously considering to go back to lightroom just because of lack of lens correction profiles, your software is AWESOME and I love it, but out of all the lenses I own many of them don't have a correction profile, witch in a fast workflow is a big issue! Tamron SP 15-30 f2.8 nikon f mount still missing and is a very popular lens also is supported in ef mount weirdly enough, Sigma 24-70 f2.8 E mount still missing and again very popular lens Fuji 16-80 f4 super popular lens still missing and on and on this way. You guys better get some profiles out there in order to keep people from going away! They are kind of key for professionals in my humble opinion

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  • christian schmid

    @Hans-Joachim Guhr: huh, didn't realise, sorry. But the problem remains the same. I'm annoyed seeing dropped by CO and even more annoyed using LR for my Canon R6. It's slower, not as versatile as CO and the files look worse. But it's the way to go.

    If my other equipment changes, the software will change, too.

    I think CO should have done the basics and then introduce fancy features, not the other way - like they do now. The last ones who have gone down that path were the Aperture-Guys from Apple. 

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  • Michał Kotarbiński

    @christian schmid i am trying DXO photo lab now - 31 days trial period should tell me if it is worth switching. 
    maybe its worth to start YT campaign for better support - maybe C1 will listen.

     

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