bruno_eberli's profile

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190 Points

Wed, Oct 21, 2015 4:03 PM

Lightroom: Can't use tethering with Nikon and Leica after installing MacOS 10.11 El Capitan

""Tethering Nikon and Leica cameras using Lightroom CC 2015 and Lightroom 6 is not currently supported on El Capitan."" what is the solution? How long time we have to wait for BUG-FIX of this...?

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Official Solution

Adobe Administrator

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15.9K Messages

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296.4K Points

6 y ago

This issue should be resolved for Nikon cameras in the Lightroom update that was released today:

http://blogs.adobe.com/lightroomjourn...

Official Solution

Employee

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1.7K Messages

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32.4K Points

5 y ago

Check with Leica on the tether support. Leica has started implementing/shipping the tether functionality for Adobe Lightroom back in Feb. See http://leicarumors.com/2016/02/17/new-tethering-solutions-released-for-the-leica-s-typ-007-camera.as... and download from https://owners.leica-camera.com/en/login.

Adobe Administrator

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15.9K Messages

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6 y ago

The current Nikon Tethering SDK uses an API that was deprecated by Apple in El Capitan. Nikon needs to update their SDK to use a different API. Once they update their SDK, we can test and integrate it in a future update.

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190 Points

6 y ago

means LR is not a business tool for professionals....
We work every day...
Solution ? good bye LR
buy "Capture One Software" and be able to work now.

we cant wait!

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60 Points

6 y ago

Maybe your right. Have Capture One running on El Capitan at the moment and tethering is working great. Go figure. By the way it's also working in Aperture.

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190 Points

6 y ago

Thank you Alan!
I dont like to change the workflow - but there are no other possibilityes at the moment.

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192 Points

6 y ago

Are you kidding?? This is a major issue for Nikon users. Why is this fix not being taken care of immediately? We have to wait for a future update??????????????? Didn't Apple work with Adobe on this new version of it's OS?? Bad. I rely on the this feature for my workflow.

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80 Points

6 y ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Tethering does not recognize Nikon D750 to Lightroom 6 with Mac Book Pro and the ....

Upgraded to Lightroom 6 reading that the D750 is now supported for tethering; unfortunately did not see the OS issue for El Capitan; LR does not recognize the D750.

Any other temporary suggestions/recommendations that would allow me to view pics realtime on Mac El Capitan or iPad? Not impressed with the WiFi iPad Nikon app WMU.

Any idea of the Adobe timeframe to remediate problem of tethering D750 on El Capitan?

Thank you.

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574 Points

6 y ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Work-around possibly found for connecting Nikon camera in El Capitan.

I was having trouble tethering my Nikon D810 camera with another program, Capture One Pro. With help from their message boards, I was able to solve the problem. Maybe this will help with Lightroom, as well, though I have not tested it with Lightroom.

It turns out two things have to happen for a successful capture with the Nikon in El Capitan:

1) A powered USB hub is necessary.

2) Apple's Photos app seems to grab and not let go of the USB connection. Once I opened Photos and unchecked the box to open Photos when that camera is attached (found in the "import" window (with the camera attached) and then re-starting the computer, Capture One would see the Nikon every time, as long as it is attached to a power USB hub.

Photos will not see the camera without a powered USB hub either, which begs the question, why does El Capitan now require a powered USB hub for Photos to see a Nikon camera when Yosemite did not?

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90 Points

6 y ago

It does look like Nikon and Apple need to do something here, and Adobe is dependent on action from one or both of them. Adobe has more pull than a commercial photographer and I hope they are exerting that leverage with Nikon and Apple to get this fixed ASAP.

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130 Points

6 y ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom 5 , OS10.11.1 tethering NIKONS DOES NOT WORK SURPRISE.

WHAT SUCKS ??? The lack of vision that a new OS will arrive 10.11.1 and no one thought gee,,, Nikons won't tether to your computer in light room 5 - like summer was not going to come again ???

When can we expect this to be worked out ????

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90 Points

6 y ago

So, people are working on the problem,,,,,where,who how hard,,,,how much progress,,,,likely time frames?????
This is a very frustrating situation for an amateur photographer, must be really bad for the professionals.
Come on Nikon,Apple, Adobe,,,whoever!!!!
Make us happy

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782 Points

6 y ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Nikon D3s Tethered Capture Not Working.

When I try to tether my Nikon D3s Lightroom is unable to detect a camera.

I have tried everything I can think of and also followed the suggestions from Adobe help page.

I downloaded a trial version of Capture One and the camera was detected instantly which has to rule out my cables, operating system etc.

Mac OSX 10.11.1

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110 Points

6 y ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Can you tell me how long it will take before the problem with tethering will be f....

Champion

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103.6K Points

6 y ago

In the merged topic http://feedback.photoshop.com/photosh..., Adobe Employee Simon Chen wrote:

"Nikon has acknowledged the problem and working on a fix. I am afraid that you have to wait for a while, likely in the Lr 6.4 release."

Victoria Bampton (Lightroom Queen) wrote:

"The reason Adobe can't support Nikon & Leica tethering on El Capitan at this point in time is Nikon's SDK is incompatible. Nikon's own Camera Control Pro software also fails, as does Sofortbild. https://www.nikonians.org/forums/dcbo..."