Tethering Education on lynda.com

Posted by: on Jan 03, 2014

Tethering Education on lynda.com

If you are interested in learning more about tethered photography or just getting started and are not sure if tethering is for you, Richard Harrington has a short introduction video hosted by lynda.com on setting up a tethered workstation. 

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This tutorial is a single movie from the Up and Running with Studio Strobes by lynda.com authors Rich Harrington and Abba Shapiro. The complete course is 3 hours and 37 minutes and gives beginning photographers a brisk but thorough look at using strobe lights in a studio setting.

  1. Why Shoot with Strobes?
  2. Why Shoot with Continuous Lights (Instead of Strobes)
  3. Buying a Lighting Setup
  4. The Components of a Studio Strobe Kit
  5. Getting to Know Your Lights
  6. Triggering a Light
  7. Setting and Testing Your Strobes
  8. Modifying Strobe Lights
  9. Putting Everything into Action
  10. Challenge

What gear can I start tethering with?

btk51-tether-tools-beginner-tethering-kit-tetherpro-cable-essentials-jerkstopper-led-pro-light-case-cable-management-01-webTether Tools has assembled a perfect Starter Tethering Kit that is ideal for anyone starting in tethered photography. It contains a cable of your choice, cable management, USB LED ProLight and a carry case.

tether-tools-pro-tethering-kit-tether-table-usb-firewire-strapmoore-jerkstopper-propad-5If you are looking for a full setup like what Richard features in the video above, the Pro Tethering Kit is a great solution. It has the entire setup including Aero Table with Aero SecureStrap and other accessories, your choice of cable, cable management and carry case.