How I Got the Shot: Gary Barragan

May 29, 2020

Gary Barragan is a Louisville headshot and portrait photographer with a passion for fine art still life. His guilty pleasure is photographing food that he and his creative wingmate prepare. This has led to a Curb to Table project where they photograph purchased curb side meals to support the local dining scene during the pandemic….

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How I Got the Shot: Justin Piccari

May 27, 2020

What was the concept of the shoot? Xoe and I wanted to do something epic to celebrate her 2-year anniversary of losing her leg. After talking about some ideas (and feasibility), I came up with the idea of her bursting through the background, like she’s entering a new and unknown world from her old life….

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Top Tether Tools Customer Service Questions

May 22, 2020

There are many questions our customer service team comes across. Our customer service team have compiled some of the most common questions they frequently answer to our customers when they email or phone us. Q. What Does VESA Mean? What is a VESA Mount?  VESA stands for “Video Electronics Standards Association.” A VESA mount is…

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How I Got the Shot: Rebecca Denton

May 18, 2020

Rebecca Denton is a wedding photographer based in Nashville, Tennessee. Follow her on Instagram @rdentonphotography or her personal site.  What was the concept of the shoot?   The concept of the shoot was to create a romantic outdoor bridal portrait with soft, golden backlight using one studio strobe to mimic a golden-hour sun.  What setup and…

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Streaming DSLR or Mirrorless Cameras Wirelessly as an HD Webcam Using the Air Direct

May 15, 2020 | One Comment

Technology advancements over the past few years have made it so much easier to do more these days. What if you could have a multi-camera video setup that is wireless? Going completely wireless with video is within reach using Ecamm Live, your DSLR or Mirrorless, and Tether Tools’ Air Direct. This easy setup helps you to produce…

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Photographer Spotlight: Dalton Stiles

May 12, 2020

Dalton Stiles is a contemporary, editorial portrait photographer based in Pennsylvania, specializing in contemporary magazine-style portraiture for men, women, and couples. Follow him on Instagram @stilesportrait and his personal website. I would describe my style of photography as…  My photography used to be separated by commercial portraiture and conceptual fine art driven work. But as…

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How I Got the Shot: Alex Workman

May 11, 2020

Alex Workman is a Florida-based photographer, where he and his wife Chelsea deem themselves a husband and wife photography team. In 2016, they started The Workmans, a company focused on commercial photography & creating short films for businesses, organizations, agencies and individuals, equipping them to better tell their story. Visit them via Instagram and…

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Why and How Photographers Should Tether Their Camera to the Computer

May 8, 2020

Hunt’s Photo and Video had Photo Education’s Paul Nelson and Tether Tools’ Liz Boettcher the opportunity to introduce tethered photography and how it can benefit your workflow, including a discussion of the various methods and programs available for tethering. They also had a live demo where they took images while tethered to see how this workflow works. Let’s go over…

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Camera RAW Types & Uses

May 7, 2020

What is a camera RAW file? A camera RAW file contains the uncompressed and unprocessed data (pixels) obtained from the camera’s sensor captured at the time of exposure plus the image metadata – the unique information about how the image was captured. All camera RAW images; Uncompressed, Lossless Compressed, and Compressed Lossy can be adjusted/edited/processed…

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Photographer Spotlight: Justin Piccari

May 6, 2020

Justin Piccari is a Los Angeles-based photographer specializing in high-contrast, low-light, and cinematographic imagery called “Reality: Enhanced.” Visit his Instagram @Jpiccari or visit his personal website. I would describe my style of photography as… I would describe my style of photography as Reality: Enhanced. I’m all about contrast, saturation, and vibrance. I love making things…

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Photographer Spotlight: Giancarlo Pawelec

May 5, 2020

Toronto-based photographer Giancarlo Pawelec has always been involved in the arts – from oil painting, to graffiti during the “rebellious teenage years”, and finally photography. His self-taught career spans nearly two decades, having started with automotive editorials before moving into portrait (fashion/beauty) and commercial work. What are 5 words you would use to describe the…

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Rediscovering Tethering

May 1, 2020 | One Comment

For most of my career as a photographer, tethering wasn’t an option, or even a practical part of my workflow. Most of my background is as a photojournalist: always on the move, always on a deadline, and always shorthanded for help. I started right at the dawn of the digital age, in that odd timeframe…

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