Tether it with Gaffer Tape

Tether it with Gaffer Tape

Jun 9, 2014

Keeping cables secure and making sure things don’t move is a key factor that leads to the success of a photo or video. One of the best tools for keeping items secure and protecting your assets is Gaffer Tape. Gaffer Tape is actually named after the head of a cine lighting department – The Gaffer….

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History Behind the StrapMoore

Jan 31, 2014

This post was written by Brad Moore, creator of the StrapMoore. Tether Tools and Brad Moore partnered on a product idea in 2011. Within a few months, the StrapMoore was released to the public. While it was designed to fix a specific problem I had, its usefulness to the photo and video industry lies in…

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Quick Tips: Cable Management & Shooting Tethered

Oct 8, 2013

Cords strung across the floor. Cables hanging off your table. What to do with it all? We’ve got a handful of cable management tools to help you stay organized. Keep Your Cables Together Whether routing one cable or a dozen, take advantage of coiling and grouping whenever you can to keep them tidy, out of…

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The Complete Package: Pro Tethering Kit

Aug 29, 2013

Tethered photography is on the rise and what better solution than to have a complete Pro Tether Kit. Tether Tools has released the Pro Tethering Kit. This complete package provides the key pieces to make your workflow streamline and sleek. What’s Included? (1) Tether Table Aero Traveler(1) Non-Slip ProPad for the Tether Table Aero Traveler(1)…

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Start Tethering in 5 Simple Steps

Jul 25, 2013

The biggest question by photographers interested in tethered photography is ‘How exactly do I start tethering?’ Well, this article was written for you! Here are 5 simple steps that can get you tethering in no time. Step 1: You need a screen to send your images In order to start shooting tethered, you need to…

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Film & Video Production Gear

Jul 9, 2013 | One Comment

Tether Tools gear isn’t just for still photography. We have plenty of versatile solutions that work for shooting video, too. StrapMoore ($18.95): Organize your cables and keep gear safe! The StrapMoore also attaches power bricks to your camera stand, prevents cords from dragging or getting caught under rolling stands, and keeps small accessories you need…

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The Grid: When a Photography Shoot Goes Wrong

Jun 27, 2013

While on an outdoor shoot in Florida, Scott Kelby and Brad Moore run into some unexpected weather issues and lose an important piece of gear. On this episode of The Grid, they share an important takeaway and show us the resulting images. Check it out! “We had a shoot where it unexpectedly started to rain…

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CamRanger Wireless Tethered Photography for iPad and iOS Devices

Feb 27, 2013 | 3 Comments

Advanced Wireless Tethering System for Photographers CamRanger is a non-proprietary wireless tethering system and is compatible with a variety of camera manufacturers and models.  Working with an extensive list of compatible Nikon & Canon DSLR cameras, including CF and SD formats, the CamRanger is a fast, reliable, pro-level, wireless tethering solution.  By wirelessly transmitting images…

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Valentine’s Day: Love the One You’re With

Feb 6, 2013

Valentine’s Day – that one day you are not able to ignore. From the heart-shaped chocolate boxes, to a Facebook newsfeed full of roses and wine glasses, it is the one holiday people either love or hate. We’re out to change that! Let’s switch it up with a different kind of love – the love for your craft,…

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Tether Tools Buzz: StrapMoore

May 22, 2012

The StrapMoore is a handy contraption that was developed to help adhere a powerbrick to the tripod or lightstand where a Tether Table is mounted. The Gripper Elastic straps secure to the leg of any tripod, light stand, beam and more to keep just about anything you need near your camera or computer.  Since developing…

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Equipment and Accessories for Videographers

Apr 3, 2012

Tether Tools gear isn’t just ideal for shooting still photography – there are various ways to put our workstation solutions to use when shooting video as well: Tether Tables – Having a laptop workstation on set is ideal for production managers who want a portable working solution to access files, update scripts, develop editing notes…

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Tethered Photography 101

Jun 21, 2011 | One Comment

What is Tethered Photography? Tethered photography is the process of connecting your digital camera to a computer with a cable, typically a Firewire or USB. You also can connect your digital camera and laptop wirelessly via an Eye-Fi Pro card. The computer device can be a desktop or laptop (PC or Mac) and an iPad…

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