Tethering via Wifi?

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May 13, 2022 May 13, 2022

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Hi,

I havent found a clear answer neither in the LC articles nor in the forums..

 

Is wi-fi tethering possible with LC? 

I'm on MacOs Monterrey, connected to my Nikon D750 wifi but LC doesnt detect the camera at all.

 

I am able to tether via QDSLR https://dslrdashboard.info/ using wifi so the camera is connected to the laptop correctly, it just doesnt work with LC.

 

So Im just wondering if I should just get a cable because its is a known fact that Wifi Tethering doesnt work or is there still sth I can try?

 

Thanks

 

Marta

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May 13, 2022 May 13, 2022

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I presume that by "LC" you are referring to Lightroom-Classic LrC.

I researched the Nikon D750 WiFi App and found it only tethered to an iPhone/iPad.

If QDSLR can 'Send / Tether' files to a folder in your Mac, then you may only be able to use the 'Auto Import' feature of LrC.

 

In LrC Auto Import setup- Define a "Watched Folder" (that must be empty!) and a "Destination Folder" (where LrC will store the files).

Then set up QDSLR to 'Save/Send' the files to the "Watched Folder". As you shoot the images will go  Camera > QDSLR > Watched Folder > Destination Folder, and appear there in the Catalog.

 

My experience of D750 and Windows-10 using a USB cable to tether has always been successful. I cannot comment on Mac and Monterey iOS.

 

 

 

Regards. My System: Lr-Classic 11.5 Photoshop 23.5.1, ACR 14.5, Lightroom 5.5, Lr-iOS 7.0.2, Bridge 12.0.3, Windows-10.

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May 16, 2022 May 16, 2022

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hi Rob, thanks for your reply.

Yes I did mean Lightroom Classic indeed. The Wifi option does sound like a bit of a hassle in that way so I think I'll just buy a cable and try that. Thanks!

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