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What are some alternatives if you don't have a flip screen in your camera?

You could consider a right angle viewfinder. They just clip onto the viewfinder where the little rubber eyepiece goes. Generally they rotate left and right a bit to give you a bit of flexibility in ...
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What are some alternatives if you don't have a flip screen in your camera?

The flip screen, usually called rotating screen is a liability. Even tilting screens are more fragile than a fixed one, so your camera is tougher for the matter. This constraints flexibility of ...
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How can I tether a camera to a laptop, to show its menus and functions for teaching purposes?

I think your best bet would be to use the HDMI output of the camera to connect it directly to the projector. If you have multiple inputs on the projector, you should even be able to switch between ...
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What are some alternatives if you don't have a flip screen in your camera?

What are some alternatives if you don't have a flip screen in your camera? Practice until you become familiar enough with your camera and lenses to be able to "shoot from the hip" with a reasonable ...
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What are some alternatives if you don't have a flip screen in your camera?

Compact mirror (as in makeup mirror) can be used for viewing from difficult angles, e.g. close to the ground. You can hold it in place with tape made to be easily removed. Duct tape is not advised, ...
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Using multiple cameras at same time

Yes, it's possible, but not using EOS Utility. There are some software packages out there that can manage multiple cameras at once: Breeze Systems offers products for triggering multiple cameras. ...
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Can tethered shooting be dangerous to my camera?

I wouldn't worry about it. From my experience, power surges are not something you need to worry about with USB devices. If a power surge happens, it will most likely be from the power grid which is ...
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Is there a known practice of post-processing to make a finished photo while viewing a subject?

It's not exactly the term you are specifically looking for, but looking for information about tethering will get you in the right track. I'm not aware of any generally used term to describe tethering ...
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Setup to have photos automatically loaded to the computer

In short: There is no easy solution, that is always on and will not need dedicated setup and extra steps. But I will elaborate common similar solutions. Some of them will not be available on you ...
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Using multiple cameras at same time

You can control any mix of cameras using software like DSLR Remote Pro Multi-Camera by Breeze System, Smart Shooter by Kuvacode and Xangle by Eric Pare. The ESPER TriggerBox would be suitable for ...
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How can I take a picture and send it straight onto my laptop with a cable?

This depends on your camera but the term you are looking for is tethered shooting but not all cameras support this and there are different software for those that do. The cable is generally a Micro-...
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How to transfer photographs from my camera directly to my laptop after I take the shot?

It seems to me you have an X-Y problem here. The actual issue you're trying to solve is "how can I tell if my product photography is sharp", but you've jumped straight to the solution of "view it on a ...
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What app do i need to have in order to tether from camera to laptop for viewing purposes only?

Beside EOS Utility there are other free alternatives with improved preview possibility like digiCamControl for Windows or Sofortbild for Mac In Tether Tools site there is a comprehensive list of ...
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How can I trigger video via remote?

The general term for what you're trying to do is called tethering. The D750 supports tethering quite well. You can remotely set exposure settings, engage autofocus, trigger the shutter and/or start ...
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Is Nikon D3200 compatible with external monitor?

Is Nikon D3200 compatible with external monitor? Not while recording using Nikon's, Adobe's, or any other applications that use Nikon's SDK. Not even while using applications, such as digiCamControl,...
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Manage entangle from bash

Reading Entangle's man page, it doesn't appear there are any command line options to control the camera and/or capture images. Note that the bottom of Entangle's <...
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How to prevent autofocus but retain tethered focus control?

Set 'Custom Function IV: Operation Others → C.Fn-7: Shutter/AE Lock Button' to option '1: AE lock/AF'. It's on page 221 of the EOS Rebel T3/1100D Instruction Manual. Pressing the shutter button ...
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Does Canon Powershot SX520HS support tethering?

It's difficult to say 100% for sure (absence of evidence is not necessarily evidence of absence, after all), but apparently no, the SX520HS does not support tethering. It doesn't show up in any list ...
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How can I tether my Canon 5D (original) to an Apple computer running the High Sierra OS?

There are two distinct versions of Canon's EOS Utility. Cameras older than around 2012-14 use EOS Utility 2.x.xx, while cameras since that time use EOS Utility 3.x.xx. EOS cameras released in the ...
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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?

Panasonic have a Mac/Win tethering solution - https://av.jpn.support.panasonic.com/support/global/cs/soft/download/d_lumixtether.html idk whether it would satisfy your need, but as the images would be ...
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Long range wireless tethering

As your setup is very specific, I would suggest a parabolic wifi extender. This way the wifi signal is not wasted in the universe. Take a look at Parabolic Wifi and see if there is something you can ...
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Long range wireless tethering

I suggest using something like a CamRanger. With modern cameras with built-in Wi-Fi, it's not as compelling a device as when I first used it with my Nikon D800E, but it has the advantage of providing ...
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What app do i need to have in order to tether from camera to laptop for viewing purposes only?

Canon has a software program for your computer called "EOS Utility" that will do everything you want and more. There are no changes required to the camera or computer. It comes on the CD with your ...
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Can I connect a SONY NEX-5 to a computer to take pictures?

No, NEX-5 is not supported for remote shooting while tethering with computer. There are two free software programs from Sony both for Win and Mac, here you can see full list of supported cameras. ...
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Nikon D3200 video tethering software?

EOS Utility use USB connection not HDMI to control canon cameras. There are software for Nikon with same features digiCamControl or dslrdashboard but you can't trigger video capture for D3200 using a ...
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Using a Canon 350D as a webcam?

For Mac users - a new webcam app. I'm adding this to existing 'webcam' questions for future searchers. I am in no way affiliated with this product or the company making it - this is a simple user to ...
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How can I do time lapse photography while shooting directly to a desktop?

You didn't specify what camera you have. Most DSLRs can be tethered, as well as many mid-range and high-end bridge camera.Assuming you have a camera that supports tether control, you will need several ...
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Can I tether my Nikon D3200 to Lightroom?

You cannot tether Nikon's D3xxx series cameras to Lightroom. Adobe doesn't list any Nikon D3xxx cameras in its list of tethered cameras supported by Lightroom. This not a fault of Adobe's; rather, ...
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How can I get my Sony a5000 to shoot 2 fps while tethered?

It was a problem with the library I was using for tethering (libgphoto2). I posted the bug in their github and they made a patch for all sony cameras. Works fine now. More info here
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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 do not know if this is the best option, but you can try a WiFi SD card. https://www.google.com/search?q=sd+card+wifi http://www.eyefi.com/ To extend the range you can try a WiFi extender, booster ...
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