Lightroom: Improve tethering

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I would think that Adobe would find it embarrassing that on most educational videos you see them tethering into Capture one or another standalone tethering app. before transferring the photos into LR.  Is there a reason why  Adobe seems to ignore tethered capture. As a commercial photographer, I am tethered most of the time, usually through smart shooter and I have lightroom auto import the photos from my capture folder.  Smart shooter links with my Nikons before I can turn to the screen after turning the camera on, I never lose connection and if I shut the camera off to change a lens or battery the program picks right up where I left off.

In light room I actually have to close lightroom and restart before it will link to my camera.  I would also like to have live view added and the ability to control the camera from the computer as I can in smart shooter 3 and capture one.
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Joseph Cosentino

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Cristen Gillespie

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They're actually actively working on it and have allowed Canon users in. Us Nikon folk have to wait. I hope not for too much longer, but in fairness, it's only been a few months and as you know, they've got a long way to go to catch up to what's already out there. I too would kill for Live View and the ability to control the camera from my computer.
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Joseph Cosentino

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That's nice to hear but LR had has been here for years now and it really makes it hard to keep a simple workflow. Truth be told I really don't see it happening. I am not sure why I feel that way but it just isn't a priority for them. Companies are obsessed with line, cloud , sharing on and on. I am a bread and butter shooter, I need to get the job done . I don't share it online. Anyway thanks for the encouraging words have a good day
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David Converse

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Canon Utility works great. Just saying.
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Joseph Cosentino

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Nikon has never had very good software and last I looked it was pricey. Maybe I will revisit their site and see if things have changed