You’ve heard the comment: “it is a feature, not a flaw.”  In this case, the 
comment fits. The iOS file system makes it very difficult for files to move 
to/from  the device which, at least in principle, makes the device and the 
information thereon much more secure.

stan

> On Aug 15, 2019, at 6:30 PM, Ken Waller <kwal...@peoplepc.com> wrote:
> 
> That limitation sure lessens the value not only of the reader but also the 
> iPad.
> 
> Also, Apple doesn’t mention this limitation. I’ve seen complaints about this 
> going back to 2018 with no response from Apple.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Stanley Halpin <s...@stans-photography.info>
>> Subject: Re: OT - using Apple “Lightning to SD card camera reader”
>> 
>> Yes, unmodified DNG or jpeg. If I want to put images from e.g. Lightroom 
>> onto the iPad, I Airdrop to the iPad or first put them into iCloud and load 
>> from there into Photos.
>> 
>> An alternate would be to put LR Mobile onto the iPad, synch from PS or LR to 
>> the Adobe cloud. And they’ll appear on LR Mobile. Once in LR mobile on the 
>> iPad, they can be exported to Photos if you need to for some reason.
>> 
>> But generally I do not try to use SD cards as a transfer media. With the new 
>> iPadOS coming “real soon”, that sort of transfer should be much more 
>> feasible, but I think the new OS won’t be working on the Air, Air 2 is the 
>> oldest as I recall.
>> 
>> stan
>> 
>>> On Aug 15, 2019, at 4:32 PM, Ken Waller <kwal...@peoplepc.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Thanks Stan. Do you download unmodified images directly from the camera, 
>>> i.e unperfected through photoshop or Lightroom?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Stanley Halpin <s...@stans-photography.info>
>>>> Sent: Aug 15, 2019 2:09 PM
>>>> To: Pentax-Discuss Mail List <pdml@pdml.net>
>>>> Subject: Re: OT - using Apple “Lightning to SD card camera reader”
>>>> 
>>>> I’ve been using this for years with both my iPad Air 2 and Meg’s iPad Mini 
>>>> 2. And we each had earlier versions of the iPad, and never had an issue 
>>>> reading SD cards.
>>>> I downloaded the latest iOS a few days ago, and I just verified that the 
>>>> SD reader dongle does still work.
>>>> 
>>>> Cannot imagine what the issue might be…
>>>> 
>>>> stan
>>>> 
>>>>> On Aug 15, 2019, at 12:53 PM, Ken Waller <kwal...@peoplepc.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Picked up an Apple Air I pad and am having no luck downloading images 
>>>>> (jpegs) with the Apple Lightning to SD camera reader. Noticed many 
>>>>> reviews on the Apple site where most of them couldn’t get the device to 
>>>>> work. A lot of the comments point to an issue with the Later IOS.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Anyone using the device on a iPad? 😞
> 
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