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Profile Corrections - Lens identification, curious behaviour

PeteGB

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I hired a Sigma 150-600 Contemporary for a weekend and in the Develop Module checking 'Enable Profile Corrections' correctly identified the lens.

Happy with the hire I purchased a lens of my own. Now checking 'Enable Profile Corrections' tells me LR is 'Unable to locate a matching profile automatically'. As soon as I select Sigma as the Make it identifies the lens.

It's not a huge issue but I'm bugged that LR identified an older copy of the lens but not my new one. I'm not aware of anything I can do to help LR automatically identify the lens.

Am I missing something ?

Thanks

Pete
 
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Select the lens pofile in the Lens Corrections panel, then go back up to the "Setup" box (just below the "Enable Profile Corrections" box), use the up/down arrows and click on "Save New Lens Profile Defaults". After that the profile should be automatically selected when you enable the lens profile corrections.
 
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Jim's solution is perfect (as always). It might also be that there was a firmware update somewhere along the line that included the extra metadata LR needs to be able to perfectly identify the lens.
 
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