Photographer Spotlight: Jake Thomas

Photographer Spotlight: Jake Thomas

Oct 3, 2018

Bio: Los Angeles based photographer Jake Thomas has been working in the entertainment industry at a professional capacity since a very young age, starring in over 100 episodes of television and numerous films. His work behind the camera ranges from commercial entertainment photography and directing, to screenwriting for film and TV.  Instagram: @SirJakeThomas Twitter: @SirJakeThomas…

Read More →

It Starts with a Cable

Sep 3, 2018

Bio: In addition to being Tether Tools Director of Business Development, Wes Maggio is a long-time photographer and educator. When I first heard of tethered photography, I sort of wrote it off as being difficult, or a workflow limited to “the pros”. Turns out, I wasn’t alone. A lot of photographers thought that way. (Still…

Read More →

Tech Tip: Connecting the USB 2.0 Mini-B 8-Pin

Aug 27, 2018

Bio: Catherine Slye is a fine art photographer and manages all technical support for Tether Tools. Follow her on Instagram at @catslye_photography and online at www.catslye.com.   I talk with all types of photographers from all over. Every photographer wants the same thing — to be able to keep working efficiently, effectively and as creatively as possible. For those…

Read More →

Protecting Your Cable and Ports When Shooting Tethered

Aug 7, 2018

You selected the correct TetherPro USB cable using our Search By Camera tool at TetherTools.com. Now it’s time to consider how you’ll protect your cable and camera data port to extend their life and maintain top performance.  Whenever I shoot I use some form of cable management system.  When I first started shooting tethered I…

Read More →

Photographer Spotlight: Felix Massey

Jul 18, 2018

Bio: Felix Massey is a 17-year-old Los Angeles based photographer, follow him on Instagram @felix_massey.  I would describe my style of photography as… Many of my photographs are narrative based works or representations. I have a strong interest in combining narrative-based portraiture with a cinematic sensibility. I tap my urban surroundings as inspiration and backdrop…

Read More →

What Cable Do I Need to Shoot Tethered?

Jul 12, 2018 | 3 Comments

Bio: Leon Lucero is a photographer, digitech, and manages customer service and support for Tether Tools. Choosing the correct cable to tether your camera to your computer can seem like a daunting task, but it really is quite easy.  The cable connecting your camera directly to your computer is referred to as a Primary cable. …

Read More →

How I Got The Shot: Joyland Toyland Series Macro Photography

Jul 6, 2018

Bio: Catherine Slye is a fine art photographer and manages all technical support for Tether Tools. Follow her on Instagram at @catslye_photography and online at www.catslye.com.   My Gear List: Sony a9 Manual lens; Canon EF Macro 50mm 1:2.5 Pictools adapter Two Lume Cubes and various Roscolux Filters Asus 15” laptop with 4K monitor Capture One for…

Read More →

Charging Issue While Shooting Tethered With Phase One

May 15, 2018

Technical support recommendation: We’ve received reports that Phase One shooters have had issues charging and shooting tethered their cameras simultaneously. We’re working with Phase One on testing, but for now we are recommending the Charging from PC setting be turned to Off by completing the following steps in camera. Select IQ Settings >  Select Power Management…

Read More →