- Term: Tethered Shooting
Description: In photography, tethered shooting is the process of capturing images while your camera is connected to your computer, which allows your photos to instantly upload to the computer. The benefit of tethered shooting is that it allows you to check images on a large screen while you’re shooting. You can zoom in, check your detail, and see where your light is falling, rather than trying to look at everything on the little LCD on-camera.
- Connect your camera to the computer with a proper tethering cable
- Open Lightroom
- Go to ‘File’
- Select ‘Tethered Capture’
- Select ‘Start Tethered Capture’
- Name the session
- Choose a destination to import files
- Select metadata/preset for import (if desired)
- Press OK
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