Tethering Education on lynda.com

Posted by: on Jan 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

If you are interested in learning more about tethered photography or just getting started and are not sure if tethering is for you, Richard Harrington has a short introduction video hosted by lynda.com on setting up a tethered workstation. 

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This tutorial is a single movie from the Up and Running with Studio Strobes by lynda.com authors Rich Harrington and Abba Shapiro. The complete course is 3 hours and 37 minutes and gives beginning photographers a brisk but thorough look at using strobe lights in a studio setting.

  1. Why Shoot with Strobes?
  2. Why Shoot with Continuous Lights (Instead of Strobes)
  3. Buying a Lighting Setup
  4. The Components of a Studio Strobe Kit
  5. Getting to Know Your Lights
  6. Triggering a Light
  7. Setting and Testing Your Strobes
  8. Modifying Strobe Lights
  9. Putting Everything into Action
  10. Challenge

What gear can I start tethering with?

btk51-tether-tools-beginner-tethering-kit-tetherpro-cable-essentials-jerkstopper-led-pro-light-case-cable-management-01-webTether Tools has assembled a perfect Starter Tethering Kit that is ideal for anyone starting in tethered photography. It contains a cable of your choice, cable management, USB LED ProLight and a carry case.

tether-tools-pro-tethering-kit-tether-table-usb-firewire-strapmoore-jerkstopper-propad-5If you are looking for a full setup like what Richard features in the video above, the Pro Tethering Kit is a great solution. It has the entire setup including Aero Table with Aero SecureStrap and other accessories, your choice of cable, cable management and carry case.

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