Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2016/09/19

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Subject: [Leica] Experimenting with the iPhone
From: steve.barbour at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:16:01 -0700
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> On Sep 19, 2016, at 5:10 PM, Ken Carney <kcarney1 at> wrote:
> George,
> Mine is an iPhone SE, same camera as the 6s but much smaller build, like 
> the iPhone 5.  To accomplish that, in a rare flash of good sense IMHO, 
> Apple chose to make the front (selfie) camera much lower resolution.  I 
> downloaded Lightroom Mobile, but could not find a way to use dng.  
> Somewhere in the back pages, Apple states that you must first upgrade to 
> iOS 10.  I did that and gained the ability to use dng (the camera app now 
> gives a choice between jpg and dng).  As an aside, the FBI Special Agent 
> in charge of cyber crime here gave a presentation to our firm, where he 
> urged upgrading to the latest iOS because of serious security issues (that 
> is all I know about software engineering.)  I still have not worked my way 
> through syncing LR Mobile and LR Desktop. All I know is that after 
> upgrading to iOS 10, a collection of synced photos has appeared on LR 
> Desktop.  I have not been able to determine if these are source images or 
> if those are still on the phone.  May the Schwartz be with you.
> Ken

all correct, apparently with iOS 10 and Lightroom Mobile, this can be done, 
on iPhones 6 and 7.  (any iphone that can use iOS 10 and Lightroom Mobile). 
How ? / I am working on it.
> On 9/19/2016 5:56 PM, George Lottermoser wrote:
>> Glad to see another "user" as I continue to explore the usefulness and 
>> limitations of the iPhone's camera. I'm curious: have you acquired an 
>> iPhone 7? Is that why you can shoot "in raw (dng)? I can't see any way of 
>> shooting "in raw" in my 6s.
>> a note off the iPad, George
>> On Sep 19, 2016, at 5:21 PM, Ken Carney <kcarney1 at> wrote:
>>> No art here, but the images are reinforcing my conclusion that this 
>>> thing is fine for emergency use, plus you can make videos. This is with 
>>> iOS 10 shooting in raw (dng), and developed in Lightroom Mobile, 
>>> although it escapes me why I would want to do that, as LR desktop is 
>>> more user friendly (the phone syncs with LR desktop).  It makes a 12x16" 
>>> print at 240px, at a file size of 70mb.  My phone reports that I have 
>>> enough space left for 700 photos, plenty for emergency use.
>>> C&C always appreciated.
>>> Ken
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