5 Tips Every Photographer Should Know For the New Year

Posted by: on Jan 07, 2021

5 Tips Every Photographer Should Know For the New Year

New year, new you! Education is no longer photography classes at a university, but instead as a continual process required to keep a successful photography career. During these unprecedented times, photography has taken on a different approach—ranging from creating content at home, staying socially distant on set, and getting creative when it comes to product and food photography with available tethering software.  Here’s a quick look at some great tethering tips to start off 2021 right!  

Flat Lay Composition Using the Golden Triangle 

Read Food Photographer Lauren Short’s article on her process, set up, and execution regarding her food photography and how flat lay composition using the golden triangle is critical in her success at achieving that perfect shot.  The article can be found here.

Photo Compositing Made Easy Using Overlay Mode 

Watch how Karen utilizes Smart Shooter’s Overlay Mode in order to create a perfect portrait of the children with Santa while staying socially distant and safe. View here.

Using Lighting To Create Depth 

Lighting is key to a successful on-set photography shoot—especially when it takes in the moody streets of New York City. Join Tether Tools’ Pro Joe McNally as he takes us on his journey to recreate a fictional murder mystery and how lighting was key to create the depth and focus needed for a successful shoot. Read all about it here.

Product Photography & Focus Stacking Using Smart Shooter 4 

Focus stacking combines multiple images at different focal lengths to eliminate blur and keep all elements within an image crisp and clear. This process is great for multiple applications but really shines within product photography where clients want every aspect of a product in focus. Learn how to use Smart Shooter 4 to automate the process and create a crisp image throughout the entire depth of field. Read about it here.

Traveling with the ONsite Power Solutions 

Tether Tools offers a flexible battery solution that powers everything from laptops and tablets to LED lights, smartphones, and your camera or camera batteries. The ONsite Power System is ideal for local location shoots, and for traveling photographers as well.We review some of the advantages in owning our ONsite Power Management System – especially when you’re on the go. Read more about it here.