Will Luminar get lens profiles?

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    Margaret Bright

    Hi Philippe,

    Please note that at this time we have the Auto Distortion Correction option in Lens&Geometry toolset, which allows you to apply lens correction in one click. If the RAW files of your camera are supported by the app, the auto-correction should work just fine.

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    Philippe Steindl

    Hello Margaret. I did see that, but what is it based on? Some cameras seem to store detailed correction information in the RAW, some seem to only put the lenses ID in the RAW and the software has to know how to correct that lens. And there's lenses with complex distortions, that aren't simple barrels etc, so you basically need real lens data to correct that ant can not guess it from analyzing the image or so. This is what my question was about: Can luminar get rid of distortion in a perfect way by absolutl yknowing how a specific lens distorts .. or is it just a guess by analyzing the image, or onl yhappening, if the raw actually has detailed info in it on how to do that? What's the automatism really doing?

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    Didier DUPRAT

    Can we have the list of supported lenses for Auto Distorsion Correction ?

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    Austin Miller

    Hi all! You can find the list of supported cameras here - https://media.macphun.com/uploads/uploads/Luminar_4.1.0_Supported_Cameras.pdf

    Also, I am going to pass your concerns regarding the separate lens support to our tech department so we can take it into consideration for future releases.

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    Didier DUPRAT

    I'm a bit surprised by your answer.

    How can you apply correction on unspecified lens ?

    This list should already exist. If not, I don't understand how you can apply correction .

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    Philippe Steindl

    Indeed :) The list of cameras to me is usually for RAW file support. Lenses all have their very own, very specific distortions, so a list of cameras supported tells me nothing. It would have to be a list of lenses I think.I once hear that some manufacturers put specific correction data (not just the lenses ID/Name) into the RAW, but I'm not sure about that.

    I can not imagine an automatic procedure without that information. Even analyzing the image for bent edges, it can't really know if that edge is suppsoed to be round or not? Or in a picture of say a lake water surface, it has no idea what to do whatsoever?

    Basically you need a database with specific distortion information per lens in the best case.

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    Austin Miller

    Hi all! Thank you for your great suggestions! I can see how this list would be very useful and helpful. I'll share your feedback with our developers for future consideration.

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    Devon Fernandez

    +1 This capability has existed in competitive products for many years and is an obstacle to Luminar adoption.

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    Member

    Any news on this topic? I have a new lens which stores the correction information in the raw files, but I still don't know of Luminar Ai is using these information or uses own corrections based on the picture analysis.

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    Elena Blum

    Hi Member,

    Pease contact our support team and we will do our best to assist you https://skylum.com/support

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    Hi Potential Luminar AI users.
    Just be warned: I just contacted Skylum support to get a list of supported lenses in Luminar AI. The answer is: They can’t (or are not willing to). We all know that this answer is rubbish and just proofs my personal experience: Luminar AI cannot correct any (!!) lense on my Alpha 7c (not the Kit, not Tamron, not other e-Mount lenses). Have told them very clearly that the RawConverter will be useless for several users if they are not able to get a list of supported lenses. I make the mistake to purchase the software without checking in advance. If you are considering to purchase AI, better check list of supported lenses for your camera. If still not available I propose to purchase another Software which can also handle standard functionalities such as stitching.
    I am really upset!

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    The answer i got. was eben worse. They told me that Luminar only uses its AI for corrections and no lens profiles. I habe to do corrections manually. Not sure why they dont use databases like lensfun or support embedded correction profiles.

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