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  1. RickTucker

    Import iPhone photo import • Preview unavailable for this file

    I'm trying to import photographs that I took on my iPhone 14 Pro Max (iOS 17.2.1), then exported from my Mac Studio (MacOS Sonoma 14.2.1) Photos app to a folder to be imported into Lightroom on that Mac Studio. Around half of the photographs won't import, showing the message "Preview unavailable...
  2. DavidHoffman

    Too few photographs after LRC import

    I have a folder with 82,308 NEF, DNG, TIF, PSD & JPG image files. They are mostly NEF and there are 70,910 XMP sidecar files with them. I've checked those numbers in the Finder. When I import the folder into a new LRC catalog there are only 78,998 images imported. I deleted the new catalog and...
  3. celeste

    Import not working

    Workflow that I've used for years: Copy my raw files to my external harddrive Launch LrC Click the import button on the lower left hand corner in library view Select the photos to import (check all, add from location, do not import duplicates) Click the import button on the lower right. New...
  4. J

    Yellow Tinge for iPhone 14 Pro Max ProRaw Imports

    Many but not all of my photos come in heavy yellow tinge which can be corrected by adjusting Temp, but some color is lost doing this. LR Classic 12.1 / Camera Raw 15.1 / Mac OS Ventura 13.1 See attached photo. Thank you!
  5. L

    Cannot Import HEIC Images

    Previously I have imported dozens of .HEIC images from my iPhone to compliment my related photos. I normally move the .HEIC images from the download folder to the proper camera image folder and then import them into Lightroom. Recently when I tried to do this, the .HEIC images do not appear in...
  6. F

    Import from iphone into LR CC on Macbook

    I want to transfer photos from an iphone 8 (13Mb, no less) into my LR Classic Catalog just as I can from various cameras, via USB and select today's photos only. I started trying to take phone pics today and so i want to see how they look, work etc. I have created a folder inside my LR Catalog...
  7. S

    Sometimes Import 'Move' brings back errors

    Am importing files (reorganising) from one external hard drive to another. I import folders that contain 1 shoot and very occasionally I get an error message when Importing certain folders (using IMPORT>MOVE): Could not move to the destination folder because it is not writable or there is not...
  8. C

    LR Classic crashes during import

    Hi Victoria, hi everyone I've just updated LR Classic to the newest version and it seems my first (or second) import after the update crashes repeatedly. I import from a CF Card through a reader into the catalog and this time it started the import, but the porgress bar stopped at the very...
  9. D

    Can't Import

    I'm a very experienced user of Lightroom Classic and i CAN'T IMPORT ANY IMAGES into Lightroom ! I haven't needed to import any images for several months, but now I can't import anything from my camera, the cards themselves or from my hard drive I have been using LR for over 8 years and have...
  10. T

    Import Lightroom internal HD not appearing in Desinations when choosen.

    Greetings, Problem: When I am importing photographs from a card or external HD to light room it won't let me index my drive so I can see the files. I can choose the drive in TO but it won't show up in destinations. Information: I have a MAIN drive for windows and Programs, then a secondary...
  11. K

    Importing photos issued

    I am trying to import photos from my SD card into Lightroom as 'copy as DNG'. I can see the images but when I try and import them I get the message that says 1-100, 101-200, 201-300, 301-331 files not recognised by the raw format in Lightroom 331. I also tried just using 'copy' but received a...
  12. K

    Import RAW plus JPG

    If I shoot RAW (.CR2) plus JPG, LR Classic 10 will import both files to the correct date folder, but will not add the JPG file to the catalog. All I see is the RAW file. If I shoot JPG alone, then the JPG file is imported to the date folder and it IS added to the catalog. You may wonder why I...
  13. C

    Import does not grey out photos that are already in the catalog

    I have recently consolidated my catalog. All is well. I am checking out the various chips from several cameras that I loan to family to make sure all the pictures are in the catalog. Usually, LR (Classic V 9.3) will "gray out" the previously imported pictures (excepting those that were...
  14. jjlad

    LR Import Dialog offers to create new folder but won't do it.

    How does this happen? I am trying to import into a new folder entitled 2020 and within that by date 20200109 The import dialog offers the ability to create a folder: Yet when I navigate there and try to create it ...LR tells me the path doesn't exist despite the navigation to it having taken...
  15. D

    Folders (photo's) won't import into Lightroom

    I have been unsuccessful in finding other threads about my particular LR issue regarding the import of photos... I am attempting to organize all my photos by saving them under one master photo folder and then under their respective date subfolders... I am using LR Classic (subscription-based...
  16. XavierB

    Today, suddenly, my LR will not import photos!

    Today I woke up and wanted to start working on my photos (just as I do every morning) and, all of a sudden, after popping in an SD Card, the Import dialog opening on its own, me selecting the photos I want to import, and clicking on Import... nothing happens. I.e. the "importing photos" progress...
  17. Ali_tom1234

    Import Can't import photos

    My surface pro 4 recently broke so I'm temporarily stuck with an old Windows 7 lenovo T420 laptop. I recently downloaded all my CC apps again. I opened lightroom and the option under file to add photos AND the + button for adding photos are both grayed out. It does not let me click on them. When...
  18. S

    Import Import

    I'm not sure what I did. I used to have my "to" selection within the import window be my LR catalog. Somehow I must have done something and changed it to my master HD which I do not want. Any ideas how I get it back to my LR catalog? I'm not figuring it out.... See the link below to see what my...
  19. F

    NEF photos not able to be imported to lightroom 6

    Hey everyone, I just bought Lightroom 6 and ran into this problem straight away. I can't import my NEF photos of a Nikon D3400. Do i need to convert them before using them in LR? Or did i buy the wrong version and should have gone with a CC subscription? :( Thanks for your help!
  20. F

    Reinstall not working properly?

    I recently had to reinstall the latest version of LR (am a a subscriber to the Creative Cloud service from Adobe) I shot off a couple of hundred pictures and am trying to get them to open in LR so I can manpulate them. (I'm an admitted newbie to the Adobe suite of photography apps.)...
  21. craigbrandau

    Hard Drive Preferences

    Hi, I have two hard drives. One that is part of my Mac and an external hard drive. When I go to import my photos, they automatically go to my Mac's HD. I want them to only go to my external. I know I can choose which one to import to, but would rather just have the one option: the external...
  22. M

    Destination Folder not Writable- Can't Import

    I am using a MacPro 2013 and just purchased a new 10TB HGST HE Hard Drive. I copied my previous images hard drive to this one and everything has been working fine until yesterday. Now, when I try to import images in LR to the Hard Drive with my CF Card Reader, I get this message. A few answers...
  23. W

    Lightroom wants to Import images???

    I recently installed/upgraded to Lightroom CC 2015.5 under Windows 8.1. The last couple of times I have been reviewing images in the Library module, Lightroom suddenly goes to a blank screen and wants to import images. To my knowledge, I am not doing anything that would cause this to happen...