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Slow Images from Digital Camera

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Teri Brudnak (tbrudnak)
Sun, 12 Sep 1999 16:56:21 +0000


> I have Picture it with my digital camera. Photoshop is loaded on my hard
> drive and uses Picture It to acquire the photo from the camera. I have
> Adobe Photo Deluxe also that I got for my old computer. I decided to go with
> picture It because it came with the camera, BUTTTT, it takes forever to
> download a picture from the camera. My computer is FAST. I have a 450Mhz. My
> camera has 2MB . Could this be the reason. I just find myself aborting the
> transfer because I cant sit there for 15 min. That is for ONE shot!
>
> I can get a card for more memory but it doesn't say whether it will speed up
> the transfer. At this rate, I should be able to retire by the time all 16
> shots are downloaded!
>
> I didn't get much info with the Picture it...just the disc. I can uninstall
> Picture It and use Adobe Photo Deluxe. Does your camera take so long to
> download?
>
> Marsha , Digitally disgusted in Florida

Marsha,
I have the same problem. If you have a Smart Media card (saves all the
images) that comes out of the camera, you can get a Card Reader that is
supposed to be faster. This is a little like an external storage unit
but it reads the card and sends it to the computer.
Teri B
CDM Art Dept.