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shooting with a computer connected to the camera for control and/or instant transfer of images

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Is there a known practice of post-processing to make a finished photo while viewing a subject?

Photographers often aim to create a work that accurately depicts a subject, and/or is informed or inspired by the experience they had looking at it. A significant part of the work of making a photo is ...
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What setup or software do I need to see/ have live access to images as I take them from a DSLR?

Is there a setup that I can have that allows me to have access to the images being taken from a DSLR. That way I can select the one I want and change the name on the spot etc... The camera that I'm ...
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Being able to retain LiveView in both your Camera and on your Laptop at the same time

Are you able to retain the live view on your Camera (Nikon D5100) to shoot, while also using a live view on your laptop. I don't see the point to having just live view in a program on your Laptop. ...
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How can I tether my Canon 5D (original) to an Apple computer running the High Sierra OS?

I hope you are having a good time during coronavirus. I am in Scotland. I think it is alright. I am writing to ask if anyone knows how to tether an original Canon 5D (colloquially known as a Mark I) ...
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Tethering DSLR camera to PC via any common WiFi network

I am aware that it is possible to tether a camera to PC via the WiFi network that is created by the WiFi-enabled camera itself. But I want to know if it is possible to tether by connecting both camera ...
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Any cameras on the market that can be controlled via USB and open API

Hi I am curious about any cameras (mirrorless or similar) or camcorders on the market that can be controlled programatically via an API of some kind, ideally over USB, though I would be interested in ...
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Can tethered shooting be dangerous to my camera?

I own a T6i and a 6D. I'm interested in tethered shooting for studio scenarios. However I've heard from a friend that if I tether my camera to my laptop and I a power surge happens in the USB port, ...
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Olympus E-M5 Mark II tethering SDK (Java, Windows)

On gPhoto page (http://www.gphoto.org/doc/remote/), there is Olympus E-M5 Mark 2 as supported camera. So tethering is supported by camera, but under Linux. Is it possible to take images and live-view ...
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Toshiba FlashAir experiences

Has anybody used a Toshiba FlashAir SD card? Specifically, I'd like to know: 1) Can the card be configured to interact directly with a Mac? Or, put another way, is the card usable without connecting ...
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Fujifilm X100F tethering?

Has anyone managed to tether a Fujifilm x100F to a Mac? I can't find anything online. I'm assuming it's not possible. Things I've explored: Tethered Capture Plug-in for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom: ...
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How to transfer photographs from my camera directly to my laptop after I take the shot?

My problem is that when I look at the photograph at the camera, it will look perfect, but when I look at the computer after I remove the SD card, it is all blurred and needs to be retaken. This is ...
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Does Canon Powershot SX520HS support tethering?

I'd like to experiment with stop motion. It's best to use tethering so avoid having to touch the camera to capture. I know the sx520hs does not support wireless but it does have a mini usb port for ...
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Is it possible to tether Sony HX60 and run python scripts using pysony?

I am trying to use Sony HX60 for my drone and wanted to know if using a Sony HX60 will be a good option as I need to use a USB to control the camera.
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Is tethering possible with the Nikon Coolpix P520?

1. Summary I can't find, is it possible PC live view for Nikon Coolpix P520. 2. Details I try to scan books, use this device. It would be nice to have feature, that user can to see on PC monitor, ...
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How to prevent autofocus but retain tethered focus control?

I'm using Darktable (on Linux) with Canon 1100D in tethered shooting mode. I found out that from live view section I can control focus in big or small steps. This all works nicely, and I can see the ...
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Manage entangle from bash

I want to connect a Nikon camera to a Raspberry Pi with entangle installed. From a remote computer, via wifi and ssh I have access to the RPi. How can I simply take a photo (and optionally ...
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Is Nikon D3200 compatible with external monitor?

Yes I do realize other people asked this question before mostly about android tablets. I am not looking to macgyver something that limits 80% of the camera functionality and most answers focus on that....
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How can I trigger video via remote? [closed]

I recently began using a Zhiyun crane with my Nikon D750 and I am trying to find out if it is possible to focus the camera and/or trigger the video on the camera by means of a remote control. As it ...
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Can Capture One connect to a Nikon DSLR via WiFi?

My Nikon D750 camera has a built-in wifi module that allows it to be controlled via smartphone (shoot/view/download photos). Is it possible to connect my laptop to to the camera via wifi to ...
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How can I take a picture and send it straight onto my laptop with a cable?

I have recently had some portrait pictures taken and the photographer was able to view the photo straight after he had taken them on his laptop, instead of the camera's LCD. What cable I need to do ...
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I lost photos while tethering

While shooting with Canon 6D wireless tether connection, I lost raw photos. I shot with my remote, and I think I pressed the remote trigger before the image uploaded. Is there any way to get it back? ...
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Is it possible to auto upload to a drive folder, from a Wifi Sd Card ?

I would like to create a tethering-like system at home. I've a Pentax K-30 and I'm guessing if does exists a Wifi Sd Card that after a shoot, auto upload image to my Pc Hard Disk. If yes, which ...
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Can I still shoot tethered with an EOS 5D mark 1?

Just upgraded my mac to 10.11.6 and now I can't seem to find a software to shoot tethered (with clients) for my EOS 5D mark 1. I've done a bit of research and not found anything so far. Lightroom does ...
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Prosumer camera for tethering? [closed]

I'm working professionally on a photo setup, using a computer, taking photos, and uploading to an Internet site. Everything works with a Canon 5D mk2 and custom made software written in python using ...
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Is there a way that would allow me to automatically & instantly send photos to PC from a Nikon D750 wirelessly?

I am a photographer and would like to offer a service that would have a person behind the computer and a photographer. The photographer is at an event and a workstation (the person behind a computer) ...
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Using multiple cameras at same time

This question asked regarding 3D scanning raised my question: Is it possible to operate multiple cameras at the same time? Background: I have Canon EOS 750D and I can operate it via USB cable and ...
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Purposeful lag between camera to hdtv with hdmi [closed]

Is there a way I can purposefully increase the time between when my camera (Sony HDR-PJ10) sees something and when my tv displays it using HDMI?
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Slow WiFi Direct connection between Samsung WB250F camera and smartphone

My Samsung WB250F camera can wirelessly transfer photos to a smartphone or a tablet via WiFi Direct. But, though I'm not sure if it's just natural, the transferring seems way too slow to me. It also ...
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How can I tether my Sony a5000 to my MacBook Pro?

I am looking to be able to watch myself film on my MacBook pro through the sony a5000 and was wondering if this was possible and how? Thank you
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Nikon D5200 Not Detected on Mac OS Sierra

It's been a while since I used my Nikon D5200. Recently, I discovered tethered shooting with Lightroom and wanted to give it a try. I took out my dusty camera and tried to connect to My iMac running ...
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How can I tether a camera to a laptop, to show its menus and functions for teaching purposes?

I understand the tethering process and have connected my Nikon D90 to my laptop. I am able to see images that are on the memory card just fine. My question is this: I am teaching a class on camera ...
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Is there a way to shoot from the camera directly to a Photoshop layer?

I was thinking, is there a way to shoot directly to Photoshop? What I have in mind is like a smart object on a layer that loads the latest picture shot in the studio. The scenario is this: I've shot ...
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Can I tether my Nikon D3200 to Lightroom?

I have a Nikon D3200. I would like to use Lightroom to tether the camera, but Lightroom is not detecting it. Can I tether my camera to Lightroom?
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How can I get my Sony a5000 to shoot 2 fps while tethered?

Recently, I've been trying to use a Sony ILCE-5000 to take 2 photos per second. The camera trigger is done remotely via USB using a computer, the problem is that on a single shot, the camera takes 2 ...
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How do I automatically store camera pictures to a PC's hard drive?

I just need to be able to either connect a camera (currently the Nikon D5200, but can be changed if necessary) to a PC and then when taking a picture it automatically (without the user doing anything ...
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How to send photos from camera to tablet while shooting for immediate viewing?

How can I connect my Nikon D80 camera to my tablet? I would like for the photos to go directly to the tablet as I am shooting them so I can view and make adjustments. I recently saw it done by a ...
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Is there a way use Live View tethered and superimpose a transparent view of the previous image on the monitor?

I want to shoot 2-D stop motion movies with an overhead camera rig. I want to be able to do the following: SEE MY CAMERA ON MY LAPTOP I want to be able to see what my camera sees on my laptop. How ...
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Tethering to improve focusing

I use a Canon 700D, and my focus is always just a little bit off. What is the best tethering device I could use to preview on a bigger screen?
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Can I get LiveView from my Nikon Coolpix P600 on my computer?

I want to be able to view what I am shooting on my Nikon Coolpix P600 camera on my computer before I take. Any tips on how to do this?
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What are some alternatives if you don't have a flip screen in your camera?

I have a dslr camera which does not have a flip screen. So in situations where i want to take a shot from very low angle, It is very hard, compared to the flip screen available situation. Is there any ...
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How can I do time lapse photography while shooting directly to a desktop?

I am looking to shoot a 24 hour timelapse, with a 1 minute interval between images. I would be aiming to do this directly onto my desktop computer, is there software or a script that would allow for ...
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How can I tether an Olympus E-M5 II to Lightroom?

I was wondering what would be needed to tether an Olympus E-M5 II to Lightroom. I want to have the images pop up on my MacBook during a photoshoot to see a larger image and have a possibility to edit ...
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Nikon D3200 video tethering software?

With Canon's EOS Utility software, you can connect your Canon DSLR to a laptop via HDMI and: control focus and zoom (if you have autofocus lenses), start and stop video recording, white balance, ...
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What app do i need to have in order to tether from camera to laptop for viewing purposes only?

I am looking for an app so I can tether my canon rebel t6i to my laptop for the purpose of just being able to view the photos I take, as I take them, but on a bigger screen. Also, are there changes I ...
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Does multiple day timelapse application for any camera exist?

I'm studying computer science and I'm looking for possible bachelor thesis topics. I was wondering if there is an application for making 24 hour or multiple day timelapses automatically, e.g. program ...
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How can I tether multiple Canon cameras over wifi to one computer?

We do event photography coverage also. so we have to do instant printing. normally we do removing camera's chips and copy pictures and print it. That is very difficult thing and time wasting. So I ...
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Since I can buy a remote shutter release for my Fujifilm Finepix, why can't I also tether?

After reading a lot of information, it appears that it is not possible to tether capture with most Fujifilm Finepix cameras. However, I have bought this device on Amazon and it allows me to remote ...
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Can I connect a SONY NEX-5 to a computer to take pictures?

I'd like to get into doing stop motion and have a SONY NEX-5 on my hands. For some reason computer connectability is something I just don't see discussed on the web. Does anyone know?
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Tethered Shooting and Monitor - Nikon 3DX

I am a newbie to DSLR and am using a friends Nikon 3DX. I'm successfully shooting tethered to a Windows laptop, capturing images to the SD and PC at the same time. I don't have any problem with this, ...
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Can I use Entangle for tethered shooting and only copy jpeg files to speed up transfers?

I'm currently trying to figure out if Entangle, a Linux--based tethered shooting application, can be restricted to only copy files of a specific type. My goal is to download only JPGs while shooting ...