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I started with a photo in Lightroom and exported it as Prophotorgb into affinity photo 1.67  I then duplicated the background layer and edited in nikcolorefx4  unfortunately the color looks completely different to how it was in affinity photo and  lightroom. This makes it impossible to judge what adjustments to make. 


I googled the problem and found that if the macbook pro is using a prophoto rgb mode then the color change doesn't appear to happen unfortunately it makes my screen look quite blue looking. 


I repeated the process but this time taking it into photoshop and then nik colorefx4 and  this time with the native profile the color stayed the same in photoshop lightroom and nikcolorefx4. 


Using Affinity Photo as host, using brilliance and warmth in nik colorefx4 looks like its been subtly applied however once back in affinity its like a spray tan disaster.


maybe its the use of prophotorgb which is causing the problem. 

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1 hour ago, Chris_K said:

Hi blackest


As owenr says this is a known issue we are only passing sRGB to plug ins at the moment



Thank you, I see it is a cross platform issue as the other thread was for the Windows version of affinity photo.  Maybe it can be avoided by passing prophotoRGB outside of affinity perhaps an export and then being the layer back in.  I will see if I can do this. 


Export as a 16 bit tiff seems to work then dropping onto Colorefxpro4 in finder making alterations as required and pasting back as a layer with a simple copy in finder and a paste in affinity seems to be ok as a work around.  


I'd guess it wouldn't be the hardest thing to change within Affinity

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