Lightroom: Tethering updates 2019

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Hi all

So we have been al witness major updates on all Adobe software in the recent month. Great job on some future tools and speed performance. 
I was really hoping that this update will bring some new future in Lightroom tethering but unfortunately didn't happen. Was surprised that only what we see was updates for Canon cameras on speed. Unfortunately even this I couldn't test as I'm Nikon user.

Anyway, Rikk Flohr was replying to all the thethering issues that were written in the pass on this page, like that they working on major updates. I would like to ask now when we will see Live tethering, changing camera shutter speed and aperture/ISO via software, more stable tethering not that when a camera went to sleep I get massage camera is not detected after need to restart the whole laptop onion skin future will be nice as well for creating some stop-motion animation straight in Lightroom.

If someone can reply if the Adobe is working on that great pro future or it's not company priority to even work on this upgardes and they will focusing more on mobile future upgrades.

Thank you 

Jure


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Changing camera shutter speed/aperture/ISO and more stable tethering already came to Canon in this latest release, although not Live View yet.

While that could look like Nikon users got left out, that's just a result of very short release cycles and not enough hours in the day to do everything at once. It's good news for Nikon users, because it shows Adobe sees tethering as a priority and are actively working on improvements.
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Hi Victoria 

Ohh that sounds great didn't see in any update review on youtube or from Adobe that they put this in. 

Anyway glad to hear that Adobe didn't forget about tethering. Hopefully, they will introduce onion skin and live view options.

Victoria you think is better to open a new topic for this like live view, onion skin, 1 layer options, etc.. maybe people will follow up and add some other useful future for Adobe engineers to consider in future development.

Regards

Jure

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Hi Jure, 

For Onion Skin/Layer 1, have you tried the View > Loupe Overlay... options?

For Live View - add your vote here: https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family/topics/i-would-love-to-be-able-to-use-nikon-liveview...
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Tnx Jeffrey


I add my vote! Regarding overlay options, it's apparently only available in library module link below what I check so far. If you have some other reference please share.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n20xOI6MeIs

And even this is not really handy basically for me will be handy if I can add some flare or lighting effect on the photo. For that, I need many times to go in photoshop to add 1 layer, cropped and change blending mode to screen than back in Lightroom. All this just because I need to add one layer. 

And onion skin I was thinking will be nice to have in tethering mode if the support for the live view will be available of course. So basically you will have options to see in live view your last taken photo in lover opacity. So when you move like food or something you can see where was on your last shot. As well be nice if some future will allow you to draw some lines on onion skin/layer in live view.

As a food photographer, many times client ask me if I can place the plate exactly on the same spot as it was in the previous shoot. If I'm honest im using now sometimes Dragon Frame :) :) looking bad in front of client as pictures are not high quality but you can make marks, onion skin and all this future for food photography or sometimes some stop motion are sick to have this kind of things.

Regards

Jure