Photographer Spotlight: Brooke Mason

Jun 26, 2017

Bio:  Australian-born photographer Brooke Mason has been capturing images for the fashion and entertainment worlds for over 15 years. Originally based in New York City, and now living on the West Coast, her work has been featured on the covers and editorial pages of fashion and lifestyle magazines worldwide. A former international model herself, Mason…

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Lightroom 2015.8 and 2015.9 – Auto Import Bug

Jun 13, 2017

A Lightroom bug is causing headaches for photographers using the Case Air Wireless Tethering System and shooting into Lightroom using watched folders and the auto import feature. In Lightroom versions 2015.8 and 2015.9 there is a known bug that isn’t allowing photographers to access the auto import menu item. In a recent update from Adobe…

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6 Tips on How to Properly Care For Your Cables

Jun 12, 2017

As a photographer, you invest in the best tools available to help get the finest results.  As you may already know, for equipment to last and  work properly, special care is always needed.  There is nothing worse than setting up for a photo shoot and discovering a piece of equipment was damaged in transport or…

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Photographer Spotlight: Brooke Shaden

May 29, 2017 | 2 Comments

Bio: Brooke Shaden was born in March of 1987 in Lancaster, PA, USA. She grew up near the “Amish Country” until attending Temple University. Brooke was photographically born in December 2008 after graduating from Temple with bachelor degrees in film and English. She began creating self-portraits for ease and to have full control over the images,…

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Monitor Calibration with the X-Rite i1Display Pro

May 22, 2017

Photographers know the importance of color.  If you’re shooting tethered, then you’ve made the choice to create a workflow that enables you to see your image in larger detail.  Your display is your window into your digital world and you need to be able to trust what you see.  In the end, it comes down…

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How I Got the Shot with John David Pittman

May 15, 2017

Bio John David Pittman is a commercial and editorial photographer based in Little Rock, Arkansas. Connect with him online at or on Instagram at @jdpittman. Concept As an editorial portrait photographer, I am borderline obsessed with interesting faces and the stories that go a long with them. I also believe that doing non-commissioned personal work is…

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How I Got The Shot Educational Guide – Version 2

May 10, 2017

Tether Tools and PhotoShelter are proud to present the How I Got the Shot Educational Series which showcases twelve incredibly talented professional photographers whose work widely varies and includes fashion, commercial, light-painting, headshot, portrait, and automotive photography. Each educational article features a different image, behind-the-scenes video, as well as a detailed breakdown of how the…

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6 Inspired Ways to Mount an Off-Camera Flash on Your Next Shoot

May 4, 2017

If you find yourself in situations where you need unique mounting options for off-camera lighting, you don’t have space for traditional stands, or you worry about trip hazards, it’s time to give the RapidMount solutions from Tether Tools a try. Whether you’re at a wedding or on-location, linking up multiple speedlights or off-camera flash to…

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Photographer Spotlight: Chris Knight

Apr 28, 2017

Bio: Chris Knight is a New York–based portrait photographer and educator. He combines his unconditional love of art history with his conditional love of technology, all with a flare for the cinematic and an uncompromising eye for detail. His work has appeared in Vogue, People, MSNBC, ABC, Ocean Drive, GQ, and other outlets. Chris is also…

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When and Why is the TetherBoost Necessary?

Apr 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

For a photographer, technical issues including a dropped tethered connection are incredibly frustrating, especially with clients on set. Not having the ability to shoot with a wired tethered connection past 15 feet was also exasperating for photographers. These challenges are affecting some of the most popular cameras on the market, including USB 3.0 cameras from Nikon,…

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Using a Monitor on a Photo Shoot to See Images Instantly

Apr 26, 2017

For both photographers and videographers, incorporating a large monitor into their workflow has become increasingly popular, both in studio and on location. Technology, grip gear, and the decreased expense of monitors and TVs has made it more affordable and easier than ever. There are several reasons to mount a monitor, including but not limited to:…

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