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Mar 31, 2009 22:01 |  #1
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Won't pick up my 40D =( anyone else have this issue? New to the mac! I got it umm hmm three hours ago xD

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Mar 31, 2009 22:06 |  #2

Well, I have a Hackbook Pro, but anyway, OSX doesn't mount cameras as USB mass storage devices for some reason, even though it uses that interface. Throw the card into a card reader and you'll see stuff the way you're used to seeing it. If you have Aperture, Lightroom, EOS Utility, iPhoto, etc installed, they should see the camera and pick it up.


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Mar 31, 2009 22:08 as a reply to  @ Thalagyrt's post |  #3
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Hm I see...that's a little interesting...


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Apr 01, 2009 00:15 |  #4
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i use a macbook pro, i import usually with lightroom, used to use aperture, but lightroom has better organization think.


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Apr 01, 2009 00:41 as a reply to  @ Lazuka's post |  #5

I use a MacBook Pro. Also I have Canon and Nikon DSLRs and a Sony P&S. The Nikons and Sonys mount on the Mac deskstop via USB the same as if the cards were in a reader. It seems as though Canon only wants us to use the EOS Utiltity software or other software to download files to our computers. That doesn't bother me because I've gotten into the habit of using a card reader only. I wouldn't want to wear out that small USB connector on the cameras or take a chance on damaging it by accidentally yanking on the USB cable.




  
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Apr 01, 2009 00:47 |  #6

Thalagyrt wrote in post #7641299 (external link)
... OSX doesn't mount cameras as USB mass storage devices for some reason, even though it uses that interface. Throw the card into a card reader and you'll see stuff the way you're used to seeing it. If you have Aperture, Lightroom, EOS Utility, iPhoto, etc installed, they should see the camera and pick it up.

The protocol is called Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP). Most photo programs support PTP, so even tho the usb card doesn't mount on the desktop, it can still pull pictures from the camera.

Aperture 2 has some issues with a 40D. I know that tethered shooting does NOT work. I've filed a bug report with Apple but they don't appear to care. Works fine with the 30D and 50D, but fails on the 40D. If you mount via card reader, there are no issues.


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Apr 01, 2009 00:49 |  #7

sportsshooter50 wrote in post #7642187 (external link)
I use a MacBook Pro. Also I have Canon and Nikon DSLRs and a Sony P&S. The Nikons and Sonys mount on the Mac deskstop via USB the same as if the cards were in a reader. It seems as though Canon only wants us to use the EOS Utiltity software or other software to download files to our computers. That doesn't bother me because I've gotten into the habit of using a card reader only. I wouldn't want to wear out that small USB connector on the cameras or take a chance on damaging it by accidentally yanking on the USB cable.

It's not that canon wants you to use EOS Utility, rather that adding disk drive access over the camera will corrupt cards faster than the printer style importing, since in the former you have the option of adding files and random stuff, or even deleting pictures, first adds clutter the camera can't read while the second has a chance of leaving files the camera can read but no actual file. Sony has always allowed disk access, and that's how i ended up having to teach my folks how to format in camera for their old point and shoot, since a few cards went under.

Two good options: 1 get a card reader
2, fire up windows on that puppy and hear it roar (yes, just like mac on windows, dogs that roar seem odd at first until you find out it's quite cool when you mess with people)

EDIT: And those "little" usb ports (mini A ports, which are twice the size of micro-usb ports) are stronger than most things in your camera. You're more likely to break a pin in the cf slot than to mess up the usb connector


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Apr 01, 2009 09:18 |  #8
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Appreciate the help thanks! I noticed programs do see my camera. Although I still need to see if my cs4 reads it...




  
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Apr 01, 2009 09:21 |  #9

Lazuka wrote in post #7642071 (external link)
i use a macbook pro, i import usually with lightroom, used to use aperture, but lightroom has better organization think.

I switched to Mac a year ago-- love it....but was using lightroom-- switched to Aperture with Mac. I think I am going to buy lightroom for Mac and use it instead of Aperture-------- I like how much more depth you can get with lightroom vs Aperture.


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Apr 01, 2009 12:30 |  #10
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stathunter wrote in post #7643762 (external link)
I switched to Mac a year ago-- love it....but was using lightroom-- switched to Aperture with Mac. I think I am going to buy lightroom for Mac and use it instead of Aperture-------- I like how much more depth you can get with lightroom vs Aperture.

agreed, i liked the highlight controls in aperture though.


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