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 @covidwear.co and…

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Getting Creative on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr 22, 2020

The impact of the Cornovirus on the world is unprecedented. It’s brought parts of our global community, like our photography industry, to a near halt. At the same time, it’s overwhelmed our healthcare system, our grocery stores and many parts of the world’s supply chain. We’re all finding ourselves navigating uncertainty and adapting to an…

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Let Tethering Help Perfect Your Lighting

Apr 21, 2020

Article previously featured in The Photographer Academy. During a photoshoot, multiple activities are occurring simultaneously – models on set, assistants moving lights, props and gear, and you, the photographer, at the center of “creative chaos.” One of the most important strategies is to streamline your workflow through tethering. By doing so, you will bring efficiency…

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Don’t Let Catalina Compatibility Issues Disrupt Your Tethered Workflow

Jan 25, 2020 | 15 Comments

Apple has released macOS 10.15 (Catalina) and, as can happen with an operating system introduction, many professional photographers have had their tethered capture disrupted by compatibility issues with Adobe Lightroom and Capture One as well as many other software applications. To date, Capture One has been releasing a regular stream of information on how its users can…

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Imaging USA 2020 – Top 7 Questions About Tethered Photography

Jan 24, 2020

Imaging USA came to a close this week, and photographers from all over the country and world are making their way back to their studios and sets equipped with insights, information and plenty of new gear. As a first-time Imaging USA attendee, it was inspiring to witness the passion, energy and ideas shared within the photography community.    If you…

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Top 9 Features of Air Direct

Jan 9, 2020 | 12 Comments

Your Software. No Compromises.  With the Air Direct, you are not restricted to a third-party software program, but rather can choose to use your preferred software – including Capture One, Smart Shooter, Adobe Lightroom, Darkroom, Imaging Edge Remote, and Canon EOS Utility. How is this possible? The Air Direct connects through the camera’s USB tethering…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Nov 12, 2019

With the holidays fast approaching you may be thinking about gifts for the photographer in your life (or even yourself). Not sure what new gadgets they want? Tether Tools is here to help with holiday gift ideas that pack power, connectivity and collaboration in perfect size packages this year. Gifts Under $50 Keep your tech…

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Here’s What You Can Expect from Photokina 2018

Sep 5, 2018

Photokina is quite possibly the largest trade show for the photography and imaging industry in the world and brings together over 175,000 visitors from 130+ countries to feature some of the most innovative technology and gear that pros and consumers have ever seen. With Photokina rapidly approaching on September 26th, here are three things to…

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Shooting Tethered with the Phase One XF IQ4

Aug 29, 2018

Tethering a Phase One XF IQ4 to your computer is quick, simple, and easy with Tether Tools gear! The XF IQ4 has a USB-C data port so you’ll need either a TetherPro USB-C to USB-C cable if you’re connecting your camera to a computer with a USB-C port (such as a new MacBook Pro) or…

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