Shooting Tethered – Things to Consider

Shooting Tethered – Things to Consider

Nov 16, 2010

By Frank Doorhof of Studio FD Many people who know me will know that I’m a big advocate for shooting tethered in the studio and if possible also on location. Some people will say it’s a hassle to setup a notebook and shooting with a wire is so limiting, I have to agree with this…

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5 Reasons to Shoot Tethered

Sep 3, 2010 | 4 Comments

Here is a well written concise list on the benefits of tethered shooting 1. A Large LCD monitor is a much better viewing medium than the small screen on the back of the camera. A vertically oriented image viewed full screen on a 23″ Apple Cinema display is the equivalent of an instant 11×14″ print….

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Pentax K10D USB Tethering Cable

Aug 10, 2010

The Pentax K10D is a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 DSLR camera and compatible with the TetherPro USB A to Mini-B 8 Pin cable as (Pentax I-USB7 compatible). Available in high-visibility orange or black, the TetherPro cable features gold-plated connectors for corrosion resistance, ensuring consistent and reliable conductivity. A ferrite core is also included to filter out signal noise and…

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Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 not working with Microsoft Windows 7? Here’s a quick fix tutorial.

Jul 8, 2010 | 12 Comments

Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 is one of the most popular tethering software packages available for Nikon shooters.  The software makes shooting directly from your camera into your computer a smooth and seamless experience.  It is a simple reliable tethering software solution that is easy to use. Microsoft’s Windows 7, a fantastic operating system, is…

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Tips on Shooting Tethered with Aperture

May 29, 2010

Aperture 2 or later offers the option to shoot tethered, meaning that images are captured directly to your computer. Not all cameras support tethered shooting, and those that do may need to be set up in different ways in order to enable this functionality. Consult with your camera’s documentation for specifics on settings. Different cameras…

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Five Reasons to Shoot Tethered

May 27, 2010 | 7 Comments

1. A Large LCD monitor is a much better viewing medium than the small screen on the back of the camera. A vertically oriented image viewed full screen on a 23″ Apple Cinema display is the equivalent of an instant 11×14″ print. 2. Immediate feedback of focus, exposure and color. This is hard to see…

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Tethering 101: What is Tethered Photography?

Mar 30, 2010 | 6 Comments

Tethered photography is a useful shooting strategy which has been utilized by many advertising, fashion and product photographers for years.  In the past, used primarily for studio work and high end commercial photo shoots, the process was cumbersome and expensive. However, in recent years tethering technology has become more reliable, portable, less expensive and easier…

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