How to Power Your Camera with a Solar Panel

How to Power Your Camera with a Solar Panel

Sep 13, 2017

  For photographers and filmmakers who want to shoot time-lapse, star trails, video, and more without downtime or having to constantly swap out expensive proprietary camera batteries, the Case Relay Power System from Tether Tools is an invaluable tool. The photographers at National Parks at Night call the Case Relay a “game-changer” (read their review…

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Five Ways to Use the New Rock Solid Master C-Stand

Aug 15, 2017

From cameras to grip equipment, in studio or on location, photographers and filmmakers need their gear to be as flexible as they are. New from Tether Tools, the Rock Solid Master C-Stand may be one of the most versatile pieces of gear we’ve ever released. With a minimum of height of just 38.5 inches (0.98m)…

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Shooting Tethered with the Case Air from a Remote, Hanging Camera

Aug 14, 2017 | 2 Comments

In this video from photographers Daniel Norton and Seth Miranda, they created stunning, studio quality portraits with model Natalie Scarlett using a remote, hanging camera tethered wirelessly to an iPad using the Case Air. Daniel and Seth took to the stairwell/chimney of Daniel’s studio, in a precarious place where a tripod or studio stand simply wouldn’t work as the area…

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How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

Aug 7, 2017

A total eclipse is an incredibly rare feat, and according to NASA, on Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will…

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Creating a Mobile Studio on Wheels

Jul 18, 2017 | 2 Comments

In today’s fast paced world of photography, sometimes your best laid plans go awry and you need to move, change, and adjust on the fly. With these mobile setups, you’ll be able to swiftly move your lights in or out or to a completely different location. Roll your tripod closer, or back; push your tethered…

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Simple and Affordable Overhead Shot Setup Using a Stand

Jul 5, 2017

From cookbooks in bookstore windows to magazine covers you pass in the grocery store check outline, it is hard not to notice the overhead camera view’s popularity in food photography. Overhead shots are also incredibly popular in creating stylish product shots or knolling photography for social media and the web. An overhead shot setup is…

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Monitor Calibration with the X-Rite i1Display Pro

May 22, 2017

Photographers know the importance of color.  If you’re shooting tethered, then you’ve made the choice to create a workflow that enables you to see your image in larger detail.  Your display is your window into your digital world and you need to be able to trust what you see.  In the end, it comes down…

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When and Why is the TetherBoost Necessary?

Apr 27, 2017 | 4 Comments

For a photographer, technical issues including a dropped tethered connection are incredibly frustrating, especially with clients on set. Not having the ability to shoot with a wired tethered connection past 15 feet was also exasperating for photographers. These challenges are affecting some of the most popular cameras on the market, including USB 3.0 cameras from Nikon,…

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Get to Know: Aero Utility Tray with Arm

Apr 13, 2017 | One Comment

As a photographer, you have lots of gear. Often on set or on location, that gear is scattered about, but as you probably know an unorganized set is an inefficient set. If you’re looking for a secure platform to keep your camera on between shots while shooting tethered or to keep battery backs off the…

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4 Must-Have Products for Children and Family Portrait Photographers

Apr 2, 2017

Portrait photography for children and families can be difficult at times. As a photographer, you’re capturing a special moment in someone’s life, but your subjects are untrained models who you must coach through the shoot. Below we’ve listed four tools that will make creating images that look fantastic and show off your subject’s personality a little easier….

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