“Anyone can shoot with a DSLR, but pros shoot tethered, or at least your clients will think so, and that’s half the battle.”
My favorite piece of Tether Tools gear is? My AeroTab Universal Tablet System has been amazing. Clients love (or need as the case may be) to see the images real time as they are being captured. Head shot clients want to see what they look like right away and the on-site review process removes the time-consuming, off-site proofing process. Designers love to see their creations on screen as we capture them to make sure every tassel on that throw blanket is just so. All of this works perfectly with my Microsoft Surface held firmly and conveniently in place on my AeroTab. What’s on your photographer gear shopping list in 2017? Where do I start! Depending on how my year shapes up, it may be time to make the jump to medium format, there are some very interesting offerings from Fujifilm and Hasselblad in the mirrorless segment. If that doesn’t pan out, next on the list is lenses, Nikons new 19mm tilt shift looks great and so does Sigmas Art series. Baring those two options I’ve heard amazing things about Capture One 10. The best advice I can offer a fellow photographer would be? The best advice I could offer fellow photographers is to shoot tethered! If you are a commercial shooter immediately you carry an air of professionalism by shooting tethered. Anyone can shoot with a DSLR but pros shoot tethered, or at least your clients will think so, and that’s half the battle. Plus, you will have the tremendous benefit of being able to see your images so much larger and in software which will allow you to edit on the fly.