Top 5 Educational Resources for Tethered Photography

Posted by: on Dec 11, 2015 | 3 Comments

photogWhether you’re new to photography or a seasoned veteran, getting started in tethered photography can open up new ideas, new workflows and a new style of photography for you.  These five education resources below are perfect for those who’ve never tried tethering and experienced tethered photographers looking to streamline their workflows.

#1 –

Okay, okay, stop with the eye rolls. I know it might seem conceited to list our own site here, but Tether Talk is the go-to online resource for the tethered photography industry. From our Tethering 101 Guide to Tethering Tips category, our site offers knowledgeable and objective insight into the latest gear and software, while also connecting readers to the top industry professionals for advice on everything from photography workflow to marketing and sales tips. The amount of content on that is dedicated to the art of photography and shooting tethered is immense, and we thank you for reading our site.

#2 – The Ultimate Photo Tethering Guide

In September 2015, Tether Tools and the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) came together to create The Ultimate Photo Tethering Guide out of a shared commitment to providing the creative community with the most valuable and useful resources that support the practice of still and motion photography.

Completely FREE to download, this guide details the benefits of tethering as well as the best gear and software to use to maximize your results.  The Ultimate Photo Tethering Guide is available to download at

#3 – Better When You Tether

Tether Tools’ Better When You Tether educational series features behind the scenes articles from 18 professional photographers and is available in an easy-to-read downloadable guide. Tether Tools partnered up with the industry’s best and brightest to offer insights into the power of shooting tethered.

The guide includes:

  • 44-pages of behind the scenes setups
  • Tips from 18 of the best photographers and instructors working today
  • Simple steps you can use to improve your work using tethered photography

Download for FREE at

#4 – Tethered Shooting Fundamentals with Richard Harrington

Available at, this course details the benefits of tethered shooting, how to tether your camera, build a tethered station, and use software such as Lightroom or Capture One.

#5 – Contact Tether Tools

If you’ve read the guides, set up your tethered workflow but run into an obstacle that you can’t overcome, we’re here to help! Tether Tools Customer Service and Live Chat is available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST at 1-888-854-6565, and pressing option 1 or by visiting

For those of you who would like to connect with us on a more regular basis, please join Tether Tools on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. You can expect to see educational articles, images of cool tethering setups, and valuable insight into the world of photography.


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