Photographing Fireworks: Equipment Essentials

Jun 2, 2013 | One Comment

Independence Day. Only one month to go and the sky will be lit up with some of the most amazing 4th of July fireworks displays. This is a perfect opportunity to capture amazing photography. The biggest question is, what kind of equipment will you need? Here’s a list for reference. Tripod & Remote Shutter Release…

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What’s in Your Photography Bag?

May 30, 2013

It’s a question we’ve all wondered about – what’s in our favorite pro photographers’ camera bags? We decided to ask two of our friends – Joe McNally and Jeremy Cowart – for a peak inside. Here’s what we discovered. Joe McNally’s Gear: Here’s a quick breakdown of the gear Joe recommends for tethered photography: Tether…

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Torsten Kieslich: Why I Tether

May 7, 2013 | 4 Comments

This post was written by Torsten Kieslich featuring model Titania Lyn. My Story & Why I Love Tethering I have to admit that I entered the world of tethered photography pretty late. Although shooting for quite a while, I always relied on the screen on the back of my camera and more often than not…

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2013 South Carolina Gamecock Football Photoshoot

May 7, 2013

Gamecock Athletics Behind the Scenes Photo Shoot from James Quantz Jr on Vimeo. James Quantz Jr. is a South Carolina photographer with a knack for storytelling and one-of-a-kind visual production. He was kind enough to share this awesome behind the scenes video (shot by Dust of the Ground) of a recent photo shoot for the…

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Photographer Spotlight: Andrew Scrivani

May 6, 2013

Andrew Scrivani is a New York freelance commercial and editorial photographer, food stylist, and writer whose work has been published in The New York Times, Eating Well Magazine and The Wall Street Journal. He’s photographed for two New York Times bestsellers and his images are featured in ABC TV’s The Chew Every Night, which is…

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Become a Tether Talk Guest Blogger

Mar 26, 2013

Tether Talk is looking for guest bloggers. As members of the photography community, Tether Tools is committed to providing informative industry news, tools and advice to our readers. As a Tether Talk guest blogger, you’ll get a byline on our blog and we’ll help you promote your own website or blog. For complete details on…

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Photographer Spotlight: Peter Hurley

Nov 13, 2012

Nothing about Peter Hurley is conventional. Even his signature clean and straightforward portraits have an intriguing depth to them – like there’s a secret, or a story, or a funny joke that he and his subjects are sharing. Before becoming a professional photographer, he trained for two Summer Olympic Games in the sport of sailing…

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Photographer Spotlight: Joey Wright

Sep 12, 2012 | 3 Comments

Joey Wright is an Orlando-based photographer specializing in swimsuit and commercial fashion photography. Joey was recognized by Westcott Lighting in 2010 when they chose him as one of their Westcott Top Pros and has made several guest appearances on Photoshop User TV and D-Town TV. He has also been featured on Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider…

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Photographer Spotlight: David Fox

Aug 8, 2012

David Fox is the owner of Fox Creative Consulting in Tucson, Ariz. and got his start in photography at the age of 13 after flexing his negotiating skills and convincing his parents to let him buy a camera. He’s been working in the creative field – in one way or another – ever since. He…

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Photographer Spotlight: Don Giannatti

Jul 14, 2012

Don Giannatti has been a photographer and a designer for nearly 40 years. “I love everything about it,” he says. “It’s why I get up in the morning and stay up late at night.” To Don, making photographs is one of the most exciting and fun things to do. But his passion extends beyond photography,…

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Photographer Spotlight: Ginger Unzueta

May 9, 2012

Ginger Unzueta is a mother of three and part of a Marine family living in Central Florida. Ginger’s passion for life shines in her photographs, which capture some of life’s most precious moments. Her family and child portraits are stunning thanks to fantastic work with natural light, but it’s the photos Ginger snaps during military…

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Photographer Spotlight: Richard Vier

Mar 7, 2012 | One Comment

Once a Las Vegas car salesman, Richard Vier returned to the mountains of Utah (where he was born) after two short years in the sales industry. A photographer’s playground, Utah’s capricious landscape is oftentimes the catalyst for long drives and spur-of-the-moment photo shoots for Richard, who didn’t pick up his first DSLR until after his…

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