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Yes, Lightroom does take account of the sensor size. It has a series of correction profiles, each one designed for a combination of sensor and lens (and, in the case of zoom lenses, focal length). Profiles for many common lens-sensor combinations are developed by Adobe and come with Lightroom. For uncommon lens-sensor combinations, the Adobe Lens Profile ...
Such retouching is not the strong point of Lightroom. It is designed to do general adjustments to the whole image - a local manipulation is therefore difficult to apply using Lightroom. Photoshop however is built for those tasks. There are many elaborate techniques to soften skin, but you might want to try the spot healing brush (and the clone tool) as well ...
Depending on the extent of the shine, reducing the Highlights or Whites sliders can help with undesirably shiny skin. Another technique for reducing brightness in a specific part of the image is to reduce the luminance for a particular color in the photo. You can you use the "HSL" panel and select "Luminance" and dial down the luminance of the color or ...
In addition to the above, you could of course rename already on import. Alternatively, on export, you can check the "add to catalog" and "add to stack" options, which will group the jpg with your original.
Use the radial filter tool, use with an appropriate radius to "paint" on the face in the photo. E.g. you can turn down the highlights, whites, midtones.
Does Lightroom have a way to apply effects to areas of a photo based on drawn masks (bezier curves, etc) and parametric masks (R, G, B, Y values)? I use an open source RAW processing program called Darktable which allows me to apply an extra Exposure operation to the areas on the image that fall within a (bright) pixel brightness range, with the exposure ...
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