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I have been trying Lightroom Mobile on and off but there was always something missing (either in the product or my understanding). However, I think it is complete and useable today. The FAQ answers more questions than I cover here https://helpx.adobe.com/mobile-apps/help/lightroom-mobile-faq.html but it seems to be out of date with the current version of the software. For example it says: Lightroom for mobile does not support direct raw file import using the Camera Connection Kit or Wi-Fi. Not sure what they mean by "direct". I am only dealing with DNG files. You can start sorting, flagging and editing your DNGs on an iPad and carry on where you left off when you get to your laptop or desktop. What you need: An iPad (there is an android version) An Apple camera connection kit A Leica camera with SD card or USB socket An Adobe Creative Cloud subscription Lightroom Mobile app on the iPad Lightroom on a laptop or desktop I use the latest releases of the software, IOS 8.4, OS X 10.10.4, Lightroom CC 2015.1, Adobe Lightroom for iPad 9 July 2015. My Creative Cloud subscription comes as part of the Creative Cloud Photography Plan about 12€ per month. Note that if you let your subscription lapse then you have read-only access to your pictures (if they are already synced to your desktop); you don't loose them. What you do: Go out and enjoy yourself taking photographs (I shoot DNG only) with your iPad and camera connection kit in your bag. Stop for a break. In Lightroom Mobile (LRM) create a new collection and set it to automatically add from camera roll. Plug the camera or SD card into the camera connection kit. Import the pictures into Photos. Wait. The loading process is quite slow. What you will have in Photos is a bunch of pictures marked RAW at thumbnail quality only. Open the LRM app, it will start importing the pictures from Photos. Also slow. What you will have in LRM are your pictures in high quality. You can delete them, flag them, grade them, crop them, adjust them, apply presets, make them available on a web site. When you get home, your pictures will be available in Lightroom on your desktop or laptop - if you had network connectivity. Otherwise they will start to synchronise when the iPad and computer are on the net. What you get in Lightroom library module: There will be a collection under "From Lr Mobile" with your pictures. Any that you remove from LRM will be removed from this collection. Under Catalog there will be a container "All Synced Photographs" with your pictures (including any that you "removed" from LRM; they are not removed from this set). These are synced two-way with the versions on the iPad - any changes made on either device will be reproduced on the other. The files are stored in an Adobe container in the file system called ~/Pictures/Lightroom/Mobile Downloads.lrdata (~ is your users home folder). This is rather big as each DNG in it is about 30MB. If you prefer to keep all your photographs in one place (e.g. on an external hard disc) then you can simply drag and drop the pictures in Lightroom (either from the All Synced Photographs container, or the collection under "From Lr Mobile") to a folder in the Folders area. This will physically move the data from "Mobile Downloads.lrdata" to a separate file on your hard disc. This new file remains synchronised with your iPad. Tidying your iPad: After the pictures have been imported into LRM, you can delete them from Photos. After the pictures appear on your desktop, you can delete them from LRM but these are "Smart Previews" of about 2MB so aren't taking up much space. It's not clear what path the DNG files take to get from Photos to a file on your desktop so there may be a time where you can't tidy the iPad. Note you can only sync mobile with one Lightroom catalogue, so you have to choose which if you use a desktop and a laptop. If you switch sync from desktop to laptop (or change catalogues) then the existing mobile versions are lost so be sure to move them to separate files before switching (it may only be necessary to wait until they are synced). Finally, here is a picture processed on the iPad using the Creative preset called Split Tone. No other processing has been done so don't fall out of your seat if you see dust spots! I think this is a feasible and pleasant way to work on short holidays or days out; certainly beats carrying a laptop. What have I missed? What is your opinion?