The Top 3 Things You MUST Do at PhotoPlus Expo 2015

The Top 3 Things You MUST Do at PhotoPlus Expo 2015

Oct 16, 2015

The countdown to PhotoPlus Expo 2015 has begun! Held October 21-24 in New York City, the PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo is the largest photography and imaging show in North America, attended by over 21,000 professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, filmmakers, students and educators from around the world. PhotoPlus features over 100 educational seminars, Photo…

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What You Need to Start Shooting Tethered

Oct 10, 2015

You may have heard about tethered photography, but thought it’s too complicated or might be resistant to changing your workflow. Rest assured that it’s not as complicated as it may seem. Tethered photography is simply shooting with your camera linked to your computer, usually via a USB or Firewire cable, so that the images bypass…

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Adobe Lightroom iPhone and iPad App Now Free

Oct 9, 2015

Adobe Lightroom mobile fans rejoice! The Adobe Lightroom photo app for iPhone and iPad will now be free to use. Users will no longer be required to own the desktop software version of Lightroom or sign up for a Creative Cloud subscription. The popular app has always been free to download, but required a paid Creative Cloud…

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TetherBoost USB 3.0 Core Controller: Quick Look

Aug 20, 2015

Larry Becker from KelbyOne presents a quick look at the Tether Tools TetherBoost USB 3.0 Core Controller and how it helps to improve your signal strength when shooting tethered. This device maintains a stable connection between your camera and computer when shooting, and helps to alleviate dropped connections.

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The Top 3 Things You MUST Do at Photoshop World 2015

Aug 7, 2015

The countdown to Photoshop World 2015 has begun! Held August 11-13 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Photoshop World is where creative people from all walks of life come to take part in affordable, hands-on learning that can’t be found anywhere else. From beginners to experts, teachers to students, hobbyists to professionals, this is…

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Come See Tether Tools at PhotoShop World

Jul 6, 2015

Between sessions when you’re cruising the expo hall at PhotoShop World, make sure to stop by booth 413 and say hi to the Tether Tools crew. Brad, Lauren and me (Josh) will be on hand to answer any questions, tell you about our latest and greatest, and help you find the solutions you need directly…

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USB Tethering Distances for the Canon 5Ds & 5Ds R

Jun 26, 2015

The testing continues here in the Tether Tools Studio. With all the issues regarding tethering with USB 3.0, we wanted to run the new Canon 5Ds through a series of tests to see if it experiences the same problems. We tested various cable lengths with and without the Tether Tools TetherBoost to see where exactly it…

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Buy a Photo Bundle for a Good Cause

May 8, 2015

The fine folks over at PhotoShelter have brought together 15 photo companies for an awesome cause. They’ve created 4 different bundles of discount codes, subscriptions, and services from some great companies. You buy a bundle at a severely discounted rate and 100% of the proceeds go to Urban Arts Partnership. Even if you’re not in the…

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Technical Specs of the TetherBoost Core Controller

Feb 10, 2015 | 3 Comments

TetherBoost™ USB 3.0 Core Controller is designed to boost and regulate power from a DSLR camera and/or Digital Back.  TetherBoost provides enough consistent power to maintain a stable, reliable connection when a camera is connected to a computer via USB cables. Below are technical specifications on how we achieve this: TetherBoost is a highly-compatible, high performance…

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Adobe Launches Lightroom Web

Jan 15, 2015

Buried in the Lightroom Mobile for Android phones announcement, Adobe announced the launch of Lightroom Web. From their release: Check out your photos at In addition to Lightroom mobile, we’ve also launched Lightroom web, a new way to view and share your images from any web browser.  Available at The announcement was probably downplayed…

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Adobe Lightroom Mobile Comes to Android Phones

Jan 15, 2015 | One Comment

Good news for Android users who use Lightroom. You can now download Adobe Lightroom for your Android phone. Lightroom mobile allows you to utilize your Android phone to review and edit your images and have the changes sync back to your Lightroom catalog on your computer, including: access images in your Lightroom catalog make selects, reject…

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Join us at the 2015 SPE National Conference

Jan 14, 2015

The Society for Photographic Education (SPE) is hosting their 52nd National Conference in March in New Orleans. It’s a great opportunity to learn from some top pros in a variety of photographic verticals. Tether Tools will also be attending as an exhibitor. Come by our booth (#46) and say hi and learn about the products and…

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Join us at WPPI

Jan 12, 2015

WPPI is the premier industry event for photographers and filmmakers specializing in the creative and business aspects of wedding and portrait photography and filmmaking. And since we have a ton of great products to help wedding and portrait photography and filmmaking, we’ll be there. Look for Tether Tools at booth #1640 in the Marquee Ballroom Brad Matthews, Lauren Kapinos,…

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