How I Got the Shot with Jared Platt

Jun 8, 2020

Jared Platt is a professional wedding and lifestyle photographer from Phoenix, Arizona. Jared holds a Masters of Fine Arts in the Photographic Studies and a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography from Arizona State University and has been a professional photographer and college educator for the past 12 years and has been a speaking, debating…

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Webcam Software for your DSLR or Mirrorless Cameras

Jun 5, 2020

If you’ve been working from home during this COVID-19 situation, you’ve probably had to join more than a few video conference calls. Many are using the webcam on laptops for video calls, or some are purchasing a proper webcam for these instances. However, in the photography community, it is now becoming more and more frequent…

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Learn From Others: Tether Tools Educational Resources

Jun 3, 2020

Tether Tools is proud to offer our products though many Authorized Distributors and Dealers all over the world. One of the main characteristics we look for in a Distribution partner is one that offers value in educating photographers like yourself. Below are some learning resources we’ve compiled from external sources that cover a wide variety…

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Fashion Photographer Kris Zara Reviews Smart Shooter 4

Jun 2, 2020

Fashion, portrait and glamour photographer Kris Ryan Zara took the time to review Tether Tools’ own capture software, Smart Shooter 4. Smart Shooter 4 provides tethered capture for most Canon, Sony and Nikon cameras utilizing a reworked user interface, to provide speed and performance for your tethering needed. Back by Tether Tools support, we believe…

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How I Got the Shot: Jessica Amerson

Jun 1, 2020

Jessica Amerson is a Nashville-based and traveling photography specializing in fashion, lifestyle and portrait. Check out her Instagram @jessica_amerson or visit her personal website. What was the concept of the shoot?  The concept for this shoot was a loose ethereal storyline. I am so drawn to movement and telling a story in my work, whether…

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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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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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