Lightroom mobile: Ability to shoot raw/tethered on iPad

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Please incorporate a camera RAW editing ability to mobile devices. I want to shoot RAW tethered to iPad and edit while on location.
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Bryce Allaire

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Rob Cole

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The app store has an iPad app with a remote Lightroom interface for editing. I don't think you can control tethered shooting from same. The photos are not on iPad but the other side of the remote link - still, you may find it useful...
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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I've heard pretty good things about this app:

Photosmith – the iPad mobile companion for Adobe Lightroom:

http://blog.photosmithapp.com/
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Camera Raw adjustments on today's large megapixel raw files is pretty taxing on an iPad (or Android tablet) in terms of process, RAM and file storage. While it's something many of us want, I'm not sure the hardware is quite ready for prime time.

See related article here The Field Triage Opportunity for Lr Mobile by Tom Hogarty
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These suggestions of apps sound good, but alas I don't have lightroom, I just use the raw editing within photoshop and bridge. I also don't own a laptop, so it would be very hard for me to edit on location. I know raw editing on the field is something a lot of photographers want, but does it seem too hard to create a couple sliders for the basics? I'm not asking for gradient overlays or curve adjustments (though that would be nice too) but just simple editing with the ability to save a snapshot would be nice. Basically when you open a photo from bridge I would like to see the default tab available on the iPad... And so far no photo app has brought me there.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Check out Adobe Carousel: http://www.adobe.com/products/carouse...

It's a V1 product but does have a subset of Camera Raw under the hood.