18 Aug Lightroom Classic 9.4 Now Available, Adds Support for Canon R5 and R6 with one big omission.

Source: Thomas Fitzgerald Photography

Adobe has just released a whole bunch of updates across its creative cloud lineup, including updates to Lightroom and Lightroom Classic and the corresponding release of Camera Raw. These are mostly bug fixes and new camera support, but they do add support for the recent releases from Canon, namely the Eos R5 and Eos R6.

While there isn’t too much to say about this release other than that, there is one thing about this update that is a little worrying. Unless I’m going mad, there doesn’t seem to be any camera matching profiles for any of the new Canon Cameras. This isn’t the first time this has happened either, and the last few Canon releases, including the Eos 90D and Eos RP didn’t have profile support either. I had thought that maybe this was an oversight because these were “consumer” cameras, but they don’t seem to have added any for the R5 or R6 either, which are clearly in the professional realm.

How big a deal this is depends on how important it is to you to match the colour output of the in-camera jpegs, but based on what I reported with the RP, the Adobe profiling using the non camera matching profiles seems to me to be quite a bit off and not particularly great (on the RP that is, I haven’t tested the R5 and R6 fully yet, but based on some initial experimentation with sample RAW files from DP Review and comparing them in Lightroom and

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