Pentax K-3 II USB 3.0 Cable

Apr 24, 2015

The Pentax K-3 II is a USB 3.0 DSLR camera and compatible with the TetherPro SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Micro B which is available in high-visibility orange or black. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 is the latest technology available for the fastest and most reliable transfers. This protocol technology requires significantly more bandwidth than previous USB platforms and by manufacturing to…

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Adobe Releases Lightroom 6/Lightroom CC

Apr 24, 2015

This week Adobe released the latest version of Lightroom. This upgrade takes them from version 5.7 to version 6.0. New features include: HDR images Facial recognition Panorama stitching Faster performance Advanced video slide shows Improved web galleries They did roll out one new feature specific to tethering which will warn you if your camera’s battery…

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15 Solutions solved with the EasyGrip

Apr 21, 2015 | 6 Comments

The Tether Tools Rock Solid EasyGrip is one of our favorite tools; we use it all the time while we are on set, or out on location shooting.  They won’t break the bank and can be used all over the shoot to hold anything you need, that’s why we always keep one or two in our…

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Workshop: Illuminating the Face with Peter Hurley

Apr 20, 2015 | One Comment

Based off of the tutorial from Peter Hurley and Fstoppers’ “Illuminating the Face,” this class is all about facial lighting technique. From Peter’s signature headshot look to his portrait work, everything he does stems from light on the face. In this class, he’ll be demonstrating the key elements that he uses day in and day…

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Learn to Shoot Tethered from John David Pittman at MAPSYM

Apr 20, 2015

If your going to MAPSym, May 16-17, make sure to check out John David Pittman’s presentation on shooting tethered.  The session will be on Sunday, May 17th, at 1:00 PM in the Maple Room. During this live demo class, JDP will discuss and demonstrate several of his favorite lighting techniques for creating unique portraits in studio….

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Workshop: Fashion in Action Workshop with Lindsay Adler

Apr 13, 2015

Join world-renown fashion photographer Lindsay Adler in her studio as she and her team shoot a live fashion editorial. You’ll see every aspect of what it takes to pull off one of these shoots from start to finish — coordination, make up, styling, lighting, shooting, post processing and more! Lindsay will discuss concept development and…

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USB 2.0 Cable Specs & Guidelines – Q&A

Apr 11, 2015 | One Comment

There are many questions out there about USB 2.0 cables and their capabilities for tethered photography. There is a lot of information on the web about this topic… we’ve done our best to simplify the information with a quick list of Q&A’s to help you identify any issues or misnomers about USB 2.0 cables. I…

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Conference: MAPSym 2015

Apr 10, 2015 | One Comment

The Mid-America Photography Symposium is organized by a volunteer committee with the intent to provide a well balanced weekend of fun and education. Top photographers will give presentations on photography projects and practices designed for all levels of photography enthusiasts. While there are many great speakers, we are especially excited that John David Pittman will be…

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Mounting Options for Mirrorless Cameras

Apr 7, 2015 | 2 Comments

Due to their smaller size and weight, mounting a mirrorless camera for behind the scenes shots and unique angles is simple. This can allow you get some engaging time lapse shots, video footage or execute other creative ideas.  Here are a few options to get that camera up and out of the way. The Rock Solid…

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