Asked • 06/30/19

How do you import the new OS X Photos app to Adobe Lightroom?

I recently purchased a new camera to start my photography hobby. I have an SD card that I put into my Macbook Pro, and was able to easily import pictures from it into Lightroom. This didn't work, however, because the pictures remained on the SD card and upon removing it the photo links were all broken in Lightroom.I decided to, instead, import them to the new Photos app with the intent to then import them from there to Lightroom, but there seems to be no option to do this and I can't find the pictures from within Lightroom.The images are visible in the Photos app, however, so they're definitely on the Mac.I'm new to Lightroom and new to the Macbook, so I'm convinced that this is user error but I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I just want to get the pictures off my SD card, onto the Macbook and editable within Lightroom. How do I do that?**EDIT**I'm using Lightroom CC. I read something once about installing an addon within Lightroom but the option wasn't there because Creative Cloud is apparently slightly different from the older versions?

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Gail S. answered • 06/30/19

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