Lightroom: Camera control with lightroom 3.0 / 2019 / 11

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How can I control with new 3.0 / 11/2019 my Nikon D850? USB-connected to Mac and Nikon. I can download the pictures, but I can't control the camera. No useful help available....

I'm wondering why these developers always change things to the worst cases? Why can't these guys reuse old controlling tools/ways or as an absolut minimum (!) giving customers the opportunity to choose. He is the stupid guy paying your salary - never forget this. I use this programs as a pro and not for fun doing some funny things. And I really don't have the time to find out how it works now (and I NEVER, NEVER, NEVER will waste TIME for this kind of finding out - I don't have the time for it and nobody will pay me for this). If a program isn't self explaining it's not good; the developers did a bad job - it so easy.
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Donat Hoeliner

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  • sad, because developers are fare from users - it's really very customer unfriendly what you're doing guys. Bad job!

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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Hi Donat,

Tethering is not supported in Lightroom 3.0. You probably want to use Lightroom Classic 9.0.
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Cletus Lee

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Is the Nikon API that Adobe uses in LR Classic compatible with Catalina?
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Mostly. The camera needs to be on and connected before launching tether. Then it works.
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Tom Mickow

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"And I really don't have the time to find out how it works now (and I NEVER, NEVER, NEVER will waste TIME for this kind of finding out - I don't have the time for it and nobody will pay me for this)."

I'm afraid that kind of thinking will make you a dinosaur.  The tools you choose are up to you, but if you're not willing to take the time to learn how to use them, they're all worthless.  That's true whether we're talking about your camera, lights, computer,  software or whatever.
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TangCanada

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If too busy to find out how a tool works then give the job / pay to someone else who spent the time.