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Macbook Pro and LR 5-Unable to access photos on computer hard drive

Elysa

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Joined
Sep 1, 2019
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Lightroom Version
Light Room 5
Operating System
macOS 10.11 El Capitan
I have the components listed above and am trying again to use LR. But, the program is not recognizing the photos on the computer which are under "Photos". I can import from a camera disc and will test the external drive tomorrow. Any suggestions on how to get photographs from"Photos" to LR?
 

Elysa

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Joined
Sep 1, 2019
Messages
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I am unable to import the photos saved on the Mac, but can import when using the disc from current photos. I shoot in JPEG and RAW. The camera is a Nikon D7100.
I do not get an error message or any error message. The program cannot see that there are pictures on the hard drive.
Thank you for your help.
 
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Encinitas, CA USA
Lightroom Experience
Advanced
Lightroom Version
Classic 7
For any images that are in the Photos app on you Mac you have to first export then so that Lightroom can find them.

Select the ones you want in your LR catalog then in Photos use File->Export and then either Export to include any edits made in Photos or "Export Unmodified Originals" to get copies of the original image files.

In either case the images are still in Photos.

-louie
 
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