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File management for tethered shooting

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Video: File management for tethered shooting

Another thing to think about with tethered shooting is where your file's going to go.

File management for tethered shooting

Another thing to think about with tethered shooting is where your file's going to go. Maybe you're shooting to the internal card slots, and that's great. You know, this particular camera has two SD card slots. Other cameras may have multiple slots, and that's going to make it easy to back up your images to more than one card. But, what happens if you want additional backups or backups that are ready to walk at the end of the shoot? Well, maybe your client shows up with a hard drive and you want to take that hard drive and let them walk out the door with the images. Or maybe it's your assistant who's going to start postprocessing and wants to take the images home for the night.

Well, that's okay. I could actually connect this through the USB cable. I'm going to go out the camera here with the USB cable. Into a computer. And attached to that computer is going to be this hard drive. And as I shoot, the images are going to be automatically backed up to this drive as I'm working. And if I start shooting in burst mode or I'm shooting very quickly, it's really no big deal. You see, what's going to happen is that the camera's going to catch up. And so it'll continue to transfer things over the USB cable, and it'll keep transferring it down to that hard drive.

Now, this is working pretty well. And I've got everything basically how I want it. So I've got the tethered shoot ready to go. All we need to do is actually set up the tethered workstation, and let's switch back to a photo workflow, and build the tethering table.

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Tethered Shooting Fundamentals

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  1. 2m 5s
    1. What this course covers
      41s
    2. What you should know before watching
      1m 24s
  2. 9m 56s
    1. An overview of tethered shooting
      3m 17s
    2. The benefits of tethered shooting
      5m 23s
    3. The drawbacks of tethered shooting
      1m 16s
  3. 7m 49s
    1. Why are you tethering?
      1m 58s
    2. Creating a stable platform
      3m 51s
    3. Quick-release mounting for handheld shooting
      2m 0s
  4. 13m 14s
    1. Connection options
      4m 9s
    2. Securing the cable to the camera
      4m 44s
    3. Using tethered live view
      3m 3s
    4. File management for tethered shooting
      1m 18s
  5. 13m 32s
    1. Using a table for tethering
      1m 58s
    2. Using a dedicated tether table
      2m 17s
    3. Selecting a stand or tripod
      3m 4s
    4. Connecting the camera to a computer with a USB cable
      1m 49s
    5. Connecting the camera to a monitor with an HDMI cable
      1m 58s
    6. Keeping cables safe
      2m 26s
  6. 36m 3s
    1. Introduction to software
      46s
    2. Tethering with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
      8m 34s
    3. Tethering with Apple Aperture
      5m 28s
    4. Tethering with Canon EOS Utility software
      4m 59s
    5. Tethering with Phase One Capture One Pro
      9m 21s
    6. Tethering with Sofortbild
      4m 46s
    7. Keeping data mirrored on two devices
      2m 9s
  7. 11m 19s
    1. Choosing a card
      1m 54s
    2. Pairing the card to a mobile device
      3m 15s
    3. Using a camera with built-in wireless or an adapter
      6m 10s
  8. 32m 45s
    1. What is the CamRanger?
      1m 27s
    2. Creating a CamRanger network
      1m 10s
    3. Connecting the CamRanger
      1m 24s
    4. Adjusting the camera settings with the CamRanger on a laptop
      4m 25s
    5. Pairing the CamRanger to a mobile device
      58s
    6. Adjusting the camera settings with the CamRanger app on a mobile device
      2m 49s
    7. Shooting HDR with the CamRanger
      8m 28s
    8. Focus stacking with the CamRanger
      5m 35s
    9. Shooting time lapse with the CamRanger
      6m 29s
  9. 9m 6s
    1. Shooting with a GoPro
      1m 15s
    2. Setting up the GoPro
      2m 40s
    3. Tethering with a GoPro
      5m 11s
  10. 41s
    1. Wrapping up
      41s

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