Posts tagged with Tethered shooting

This is Lightroom 6

The rumours have been bubbling around for a while, and in the last couple of days the news has been dribbling out in not the most elegant fashion….

But now one can say officially that Lightroom 6 is here. Or is it Lightroom CC?

Lightroom 4 – My Top 5

On its 6th birthday, Lightroom’s version 4 is here – see the official announcement.

I’ve been using it for a while and actually switched over my main catalogue a few months ago (upgrading a Lightroom 3 catalogue is disabled in the public beta). While others will no doubt list all the new features to exhaustion, I’m just going to point to my favourites and at the very top of that list is the new Book feature.

Great cable

Terry White shows how to shoot tethered into Lightroom. It’s not perfect, not by a long means, but far from difficult. Wish I could think of a better pun though – conVince Cable?

Aperture and tethered shooting

I don’t do much tethered shooting and don’t have much feel for how common a requirement it is. But for some it obviously matters a lot, and it’s no surprise to see that Aperture 2.0 has introduced a tethered mode.

This morning I tried it out with a Nikon D200 (it’s worth noting you have to set its USB connection to peer to peer mode). After choosing a project, you then begin a tethered session by setting where the files should be written. You’re not forced to select its black hole (OK the managed folder) but can send them to a regular “referenced” folder, and can set filenaming options and add some descriptive metadata like your copyright. You then see this little palette, which you can move out of the way, and then fire the shutter with its Capture button. Once the new image arrives on your computer, it is more…