Tethered shooting can be one of the best ways to take your shooting to the next level. Once you’re able to immediately see a much larger and more detailed image pop up you can have more control over your photography.
Tether Tools products are affordable, durable and are designed for reliability. The JerkStopper is also a must here since it will prevent trips or incidents where you might pull the cable out of the camera mid-shoot.
There are a number of solutions to this problem at varying price points and levels of effectiveness. But, for a Grade A klutz like me, I’ve found the best solution to be the TetherBlock by Tether Tools.
Although the Air Direct has immediate appeal to the studio photographer, the ability to send an image to a computer at speed and without cables is also of use for professionals working on a location, that, say want to see the images they are shooting on a bigger screen.
It lets you shoot like I’m doing here, on location…. so I can power all my peripherals. “It uses a D-Tap battery, which is very versatile for powering all kinds of things. You can use this battery to power your laptop, and other systems…and video lights and video cameras. It’s a very versatile battery.
nothing beats looking at a photo at 15 inches, or 27 inches or even 100 inches. You can pay attention to details you may have missed. I’d rather spend five minutes fixing a shirt on set than ten minutes wrestling with it in post production.
When you travel out on location, those outlets can’t exactly travel with you. That is what makes the Tether Tools ONsite Power Management System so useful—especially if you are a photographer who would benefit greatly from taking your tethering setup on the road.
From time-lapse photography to video, many photographers need more battery power than their camera system can adequately hold on board. …there is an answer for those looking to create images and video: the Case Relay from Tether Tools.
One of my favorite new products comes from the folks at Tether Tools.
They see a photographers needs, and rush in to solve the problem. I first found them while hunting down a great table system for shooting while tethered. They got that game DOWN!
The innovative new Case Air wireless from Tether Tools is an innovative wireless system enabling you to transfer images from your camera to a computer, tablet or smartphone with robust remote control of your settings.
Called the Case Air Wireless Tethering System, the device connects to your camera’s USB port and creates its own Wi-Fi network to wirelessly send images from your camera to a mobile device or computer.
Tether Tools has many, many mounting options, and the PowrGrip is one of our favorites because of it’s ability to get our light in tight spaces; it truly works with us to be a solution and not just another option.
Everyone, at some point or another, has wished that they could have a longer USB cable: whether it’s a few more inches to reach the plug under your desk, a 5-foot long cord to plug a phone in on your nightstand, or a 65-foot long USB cable that stretches across your implausibly-large-yet-poorly-wired house.
We think the mounts are competitively priced and a good value considering what you get: well-thought-out and well-tested mounts that are versatile and a great addition to any photographer’s kit. 5 stars.
What’s important here is not so much the tech itself, but the massive gap in the market it fills. It’s a simple solution for a simple problem has never been properly addressed, which is always a good thing.
The Case Relay Camera Power System from Tether Tools offers ‘infinite camera power’ for most DSLR and mirrorless cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony and Panasonic. The system works via a DC coupler that plugs into both the camera’s battery port and the Case Relay. The Relay plugs into either a 5V USB external battery or a wall outlet.
Tether Tools has released the Case Relay Power System, which allows you to connect an external power source such as USB battery packs or AC power. When the external pack runs low on power, you can hot swap to another USB battery pack without losing power to your camera.
TetherTools has introduced the new Case Relay Camera Power System that allows you to power your DSLR for timelapse and video shooting without power interruption. The Case Relay Power System plugs into your camera’s battery port using a compatible camera coupler and provides a built-in UPS to power to your camera even when the connected power source needs to be swapped.
We have been looking for a way to power our camera with USB since we published our review of the PowerAdd Pilot Pro 32000mAh Battery – which can power a laptop and any type of USB device you can throw at it but can’t really charge a camera (at least not DSLRs and most mirrorless cameras).
For photographers that need constant power when working and can’t afford to have even a slight delay, Tether Tools has released the Case Relay Camera Power System, the world’s first power system that provides uninterrupted power to your camera via USB 5V or wall power.
Camera batteries usually pick the worst moments to fail. We’ve all been there. The typical solution is to simply stock up on extra batteries. But Tether Tool’s new Case Relay Power System lets you defy the limitations of your camera’s battery altogether.
Tether Tools today unveiled a new product for photographers called the Case Relay. The company says it’s the world’s first system that lets you provide uninterruptible power for a DSLR or mirrorless camera using any standard 5V USB battery pack or a wall outlet.
TetherTools continues to push into new product categories as the company matures. Moving beyond the PowrGrip, MaxClamp, EasyGrip and SuperFlex Arm, the company developed a proprietary adhesive, which claims to stick the new Q20 GoPro and SLX Speedlight mounts to any smooth, painted or lightly textured surface. The kicker? The adhesive easily removes without damage, or leaving any residue.
Designed to maintain a strong signal connection between your camera and computer when shooting tethered, the Tether Boost Core Controller is the perfect solution, especially when shooting at distances of 15 feet or more.
You start jiggling the cable in the ports, you try the laptop connection and the camera connection, but nothing works. You reboot the computer—twenty minutes gone and you’re still not sure the problem has been solved. Do you hear that whooshing noise? It’s the sound of the steam coming out of your shoot.
Setting up a photo booth for a company party or wedding that you’re covering can involve a lot of work, and require an awful lot of large and ungainly gear. The folks at Tether Tools want to change that, with a light, flexible, modular system that works with standardized mounts and gear you already have to set up your photo booth shooting rig easily.
Customers serious about integrating mobile device and DSLR will likely need custom mounting options. TetherTools has a whole range of products for photographers and videographers, including the Wallee Connect Kit for iPad…
Tether Tools is a company creating photography accessories for mainly in-studio and on-location shoots–as well as solutions for tethering. BlackRapid creates camera straps that have become an essential companion for some hardcore photographers because of their strap’s utility and functionality. When you put these two companies together, you get the TabStrap for the Wallee System which includes a shoulder strap, connector, and bracket to work with your iPad…
Photographers and parents know it is not always easy to keep the attention of the little ones or pets during a shoot, Tether Tools adds. “The Look Lock System is designed to keep kids and animals looking at the camera’s lens and allowing you to focus on what you do best – create great images.”
The new High-Visibility Orange USB Male-A to Mini-B and Active Extension Tethering Cables and High-Visibility Cat6 Network Cables help ensure cables can be seen throughout the studio or during on-location shoots.
With this simple system the iPad is very light when not mounted into any stand, so hand holding transition is easy. As well, with the TetherTools set-up, once the hub is off, you have a lightweight back protector for your iPad.
The Wallee Connect is part of a wide variety of tools available for the iPad, all designed by Tether Tools to make iPads more accessible in every aspect of our lives. The collection ranges from stands and cases to wall mounts, and now an iPad can even attach to professional film and photo equipment.
Tether Tools, those clever designers of the Tether Table Aero System, has launched an accessory compartment, the Aero XDC, to assist photographers shooting tethered with external hard drives. The Aero XDC and XDC Duo hold one or two drives and mount flush to the under-surface of any Tether Table Aero.
I then came across a company called Tether Tools who specifically make a whole range of products to make tethering easier. I want to chat about a handful of their products. Firstly, as we are already talking about Laptop platforms, lets start there.
Have you ever had a sync cable suddenly come loose from your camera? I have. Their JerkStopper Camera Support ($16.95) removes the stress and strain from the cord to ensure that the plug stays connected and protected from damage.