Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Why are you tethering?, part of Tethered Shooting Fundamentals (2014).
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…I've gone ahead and broken down the set to remove all of the tethering aspects,…so we could sort of build it back up and walk you through the process.…The first thing I have to ask myself is, why am I tethering?…In other words, what are the goals?…Well, in this particular situation, I'm going to be shooting some product shots.…What's going to become important is that with those…product shots, I could really see that everything's in focus.…As such, I want the giantest…monitor that I have.…I want to be able to see everything, so I've used the laptop screen, but since…I have access to an even higher quality monitor, I'm going to pop that up, too.…
This could be a TV or a large computer display.…Get the biggest monitor you have.…Now, you don't have to have this, but it's nice.…The next thing I want to be able to do is to make sure that the client could see it.…Now, in this case the client can come on set and see things, but initially,…I often find that clients run a little late.…Things get in the way.…Maybe they get stuck in traffic, or they can't leave the office,…
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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