Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Keeping cables safe, part of Tethered Shooting Fundamentals (2014).
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…Before we shoot, let's take the time to tie a few…things down and role some cables, so we don't have any accidents.…I'm going to start from the camera and work my way back.…So working over here, I'm just going to take the slack and coil this loosely.…I don't want to tie this off, because that's going to create tension.…But I can go ahead and just loosely coil the cable.…Alternating my hands as I go.…And just pull that slack in.…That worked well.…And I'll just take it down to the ground here, and set it down.…Now, I don't need to tape that down. It's going to stay put.…
Because I'm going to be moving the camera around a lot, I…don't want to have to worry about un-taping it, but that's pretty fine.…Let's take some gaffer's tape here and tape down…some of the things that aren't going to be moving.…So I'll start here, with power supply and…we could just bundle that up a little.…Let's tuck these cords underneath. Here we go.…Put that down.…And by taking a simple strip of gaffer's tape, which is…basically a better version of duct tape, that's easy to remove.…
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- The benefits and drawbacks of tethered shooting
- Creating a stable platform
- Tethering the camera
- Building a tethered station
- Tethering with Lightroom, Aperture, and more
- Choosing a wireless memory card
- Connecting a CamRanger
- Shooting with a GoPro