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Why won't my Raw images open or download properly?

Apr 21, 2012 9:56 AM

I have a Canon Rebel. I am using Mac OS X Lion. When I download my Raw images onto my computer, they are just black squares where the pictures should be. I have tried in Lightroom 3, Lightroom 4, and iPhoto. All the same thing....

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    Apr 21, 2012 11:51 AM   in reply to lizzy2241

    Which version of the Rebel?

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    Apr 22, 2012 3:02 PM   in reply to lizzy2241

    Are you using a card reader or a cable directly from the camera? Using a card reader has been known to solve this problem for some. From my recollection using the version prior to the present one,  iPhoto doesn't read RAW files.

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    Apr 22, 2012 6:01 PM   in reply to lizzy2241

    I had this problem too and found an old post stating that it was the fact that I was using the camera connected via USB.  As soon as I plugged it into a card reader all my CR2's showed up and I could import them.  Not sure why it is this way but it is...

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