I have noticed that my Nikon D5 files look a lot worse going through Lightroom then they do if i process them through Adobe Raw. I have even gotten emails from from my photo editor that the files look over processed through LR. He has noticed this with all staff photographers using D5 and D500. Common issue is Lightroom. I can run files through Adobe RAW but it really slows down my workflow. I have heard that Adobe changed the Adobe standard profile recently and that may be the issue, and that it effects the newer cameras. I have tried workarounds like bumping saturation and crushing the shadows but their has to be something that adobe can do to fix this. Anyone else having this issue and figured out how to make them look correct out of camera?
Show us an example. Also show us the slider settings on this example. If possible, provide the original RAW photo via Dropbox so we can also attempt to replicate the problem.
See if this thread helps you any:
Basically, it seems that the D5 and D500 "adobe standard" profiles result in different processing results than the profiles for the older cameras. If you use a different profile, or create your own, you will be quite happy with the results.