Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video The drawbacks of tethered shooting, part of Tethered Shooting Fundamentals (2014).
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…As good as tethered shooting is, it does involve a few extra steps.…First off, you're going to have longer set up…time, so if you're not really into planning…and you just want to jump into the moment, tethering will slow you down a little bit.…But it is still liberating, and it opens up extra…options as you're shooting, so I often find it worthwhile.…But you are going to be a bit more stationary.…Now there is wireless tethering.…And there are WiFi cards…so you can be running around an event, shooting while it's syncing to a computer.…But at that point, you're limited by the distance of the card and the WiFi network.…
So it's not something that could reach across the globe.…But that's okay.…Tethering is a good workflow for many situations.…I would just recommend that you start small, and build up your investment.…Now remember, as you start to tether you do have to be careful.…The chance of your gear…falling over is much higher.…You'll note that I've got cables running…here, cables running there, extra things plugged in.…
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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