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Fri, Apr 6, 2012 4:46 PM

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Lightroom: Support for Canon 5D Mark III tethering

tested Canon 30D and Canon 5D MII and they work fine (not happy that its not any faster at capture than LR3 was) but when connecting new 5DMIII it recognizes cam in the tether window but shows 'busy' on camera and wont allow me to click the shutter. Rebooted, restarted everything, still doesnt work...in all scenarios tested, the older cameras work no problem...

OS is Mac 10.7.3

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Adobe Administrator

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8 years ago

As Dorin points out, this was added in Lightroom 4.2.

Choose Help>Check for Updates... to install.

Sr. Product Manager, Adobe Digital Imaging

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74 Points

9 years ago

I'm having the exact same issues too! I'm using the EOS utility feature for tethering. Hope Adobe can resolve this soon!

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74 Points

9 years ago

Hello.

When LR4.1RC is in tether mode, it recognizes the camera but when I click the shutter release, the camera reads "busy" and does nothing. I am using the EOS utility for tethering now, but would love for LR and my camera to communicate properly. Does anyone have any solutions? Thanks!

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Can not tether 5DMarkIII with LR4.1RC.

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9 years ago

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yep- finally figured that out..but important to remind them to put it on the timeline asap! thx

Champion

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9 years ago

http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/consume... Canon is not supporting the 5DMKIII in their SDK yet. Until they do...

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how come Aperture supports tether capture with the 5d III?

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60 Points

9 years ago

Also disappointed that there is no tethered shooting support for this camera- Hope it gets added soon!!

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8 years ago

I’m not sure this is a “Canon” problem but rather a Adobe problem. Aperture supports the 5DIII for shooting tethered. It’s listed in their supported cameras and I just shot it on tether with Aperture and it worked beautifully. I can’t imagine how slow LR4 will be shooting tethered if it ever gets to that point.

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Steve, could you tell me how you did it, what version you are using, etc... I'm trying now with aperture and it does not control the camera, I just get busy, just like lightroom....
thanks for your time
Tom

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btw, I'm using OS X 10.6.8 just bought the MK3 and cant get it to tether to anything, I've tried LR3.6, DPP, and Aperture, very sad :-(

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Hi Tom, have you updated Aperture 3? I think you have to have at least 3.0.3 Also make sure your settings are right. This is one that seems to help most people:
Aperture-->preferences ---->import setting

the option below
'when a camera is connected, open...SELECT no application.

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104 Points

8 years ago

I installed LR 4.1RC to use tethered to my Canon 5D Mark III. When connected, LR sees and shows the name of the camera, but the camera itself reads "busy" when I try to manipulate anything (focus, iso, aperture, etc.). Is this happening to anyone else? Please let me know if there's a solution out there. Thank you!

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
LR 4.1RC tethered seeing but not working with Canon 5D Mark III.

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64 Points

8 years ago

Update to support tethered shooting for the Canon 5D MarkIII in Lightroom 4

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Lightroom 4: Update to support tethered shooting for the Canon 5D MarkIII.

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8 years ago

see previous posts...not supported yet.... seems to be unclear if its because Canon hasn't released their SDK yet or if its adobe's problem...reality is that it doesn't work yet.

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110 Points

8 years ago

I have a 5D Mk I which tethered OK but is no longer supported in osX Lion (as adobe said it was basically to old.)

So I bought a 5D Mk III and they're not supporting that either.

Get on with it Adobe. Surely there is a plan to make this work - can you can resolve this please?

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104 Points

8 years ago

I've updated to the latest 5D Mk III firmware 1.1.3, and still no luck. (The upgrades didn't note a fix for tethering, but I was nonetheless hopeful for one.)

It makes sense for this to be an Adobe problem. You can ask Adobe to work on this at http://blogs.adobe.com/lightroomjourn...

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8 years ago

Well, hope Adobe and / or Canon are going to solve this quickly, I miss my tethered shooting!

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70 Points

8 years ago

Really want tethered shooting on the 5DIII. I got hooked on it with the 5DII and really miss it!

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94 Points

8 years ago

I have shooting lined up but I can't shoot with a camera thats been out for months now? What's going on? Do i need to move to aperture?

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
When will lightroom 4 support canon 5d markiii tethered shooting?.