TetherGuard LeverLock Plate Redefining Port Protection in Tethered Photography

Posted by: on Apr 05, 2024

TetherGuard LeverLock Plate Redefining Port Protection in Tethered Photography

If you’ve ever found yourself frustrated by pesky hassle of having to stop to remove your cable management device from your camera hindering your creative flow during a shoot, fret no more. We’ve heard your woes and answered with a streamlined solution for you: The TetherGuard LeverLock Plate.

Recently featured in prominent photography publications such as PetaPixel, DIY Photography, Digital Camera World, and Camera Jabber the TetherGuard LeverLock Plate is already making waves in the industry.

“I love using the TetherGuard LeverLock Plate as its really speeds up my workflow. Photographers often want to quickly untether the camera to finds a frame and this product lets me do this super fast,” says photographer, Richard Cook.

Before we delve into more of the buzz surrounding this innovative cable management solution, let’s take a moment to understand the significance of these featured article reviews.

PetaPixel, for those unfamiliar, is a reputable online photography publication known for its insightful reviews and industry updates. In a recent article review by Jeremy Gray, the TetherGuard LeverLock Plate was spotlighted for its “essential service to tethered shooters”. Jeremy’s thorough examination highlighted the frustration photographers often face with tangled cords and damaged ports, and how the LeverLock Plate elegantly solves this problem, allowing for smoother set up and breakdown for seamless tethered shooting sessions. Read the full review here.

Similarly, DIY Photography, a platform catering to the DIY creatives and solutions of many photographers, featured an article by Sagiv Gilburd, highlighting the TetherGuard LeverLock Plate for its simplicity and effectiveness. Sagiv emphasized the practicality of the product, noting how you can use the LeverLock as a plate for your camera, or if you’re using a camera cage, you can attach it elsewhere giving you more freedom in how you organize your cables. Read the full review here.

Both Digital Camera World and Camera Jabber are UK publications. Digital Camera World is a photography website covering every aspect of image-making, from DSLR and mirrorless cameras to cinema cameras, instant cameras, camera phones, image editing, and more. Camera Jabber is a photography news, reviews and technique website written by photographers, for photographers. Both articles review the TetherGuard LeverLock Plate in detail. See here for the Digital Camera World full review and here for the full review from Camera Jabber.

Now, let’s talk about what sets the TetherGuard LeverLock Plate apart from conventional cable management solutions. Firstly, its innovative lever-lock mechanism ensures a secure connection between your tether cable and camera, minimizing the risk of accidental disconnections. This means you can focus on capturing that perfect shot without worrying about unwanted disruptions.

“As a New Yorker, I hate wasting time. Whether I’m caught up in the NYC hustle or traveling the world, using a TetherGuard LeverLock Plate from TetherTools gives me my time back,” says photographer, Will Cadena.

The LeverLock Plate boasts a sleek, low-profile design that seamlessly integrates with your existing tripod setup and allows many cameras to still access their battery door with the device attached to your camera making swapping out batteries on long shoot days a breeze. With the LeverLock Plate, you can maintain a clean, professional look while keeping your cables neatly organized and secured to your camera.

Perhaps the most significant benefit of the TetherGuard LeverLock Plate is its impact on workflow efficiency. By eliminating the hassle of removing the plate from your camera to attach and detach your tether cable, photographers can work more confidently, quickly, and productively. Whether you’re shooting in the studio or on location, this port protection plate empowers you to focus on your creative vision.

“I love this lil sucker! I now get to pop my tether cable in and out at the drop of a hat and it’s so convenient! Taking it everywhere I go,” says headshot photographer, Peter Hurley.

As the initial response to the TetherGuard LeverLock Plate demonstrates, the photography industry is embracing this small yet mighty cable management device with enthusiasm.

In conclusion, if you’re a photographer who frequently shoots tethered, the TetherGuard LeverLock Plate is a must-have piece of equipment. Pair the plate with one of our TetherPro Cables in one of our various kits for a reliable and stable tethered connection and save $20. Shop LeverLock.