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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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Is it possible to use the GoPro camera when it is connected to a pc/notebook with a USB Cable?

No, the GoPro cannot be controlled over a USB connection. If the GoPro is plugged into a computer and switched on, it will go into USB mode. This lets you download photos and videos from the camera. ...
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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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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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how do I view my photos directly on laptop as I take them

There are a couple of methods to get the photos transferred to a computer while shooting: Connect a cable from the camera to the computer to shoot tethered. This requires both a program that has this ...
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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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How can I use live view while tethering a Nikon D810 to LightRoom 5 CC?

Lightroom don't support tethering with live view for Nikon cameras. If you want to use tethering with live view you need a another application like Camera Control Pro, ControlMyNikon or a freeware ...
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Live view from my laptop

The feature you're looking for is known as "tethering." There is a lot of software support for tethered shooting, including Canon's own EOS utility and others.
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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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How can I capture images from two cameras simultaneously, directly to my Mac?

You can use Smart-Shooter and write a custom script using their API. It looks pretty easy.
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Tethered Shooting and Monitor - Nikon 3DX

Ok - I found a simple answer - I just need to press the Play button to reactivate the monitor.
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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 man page suggests to see also gphoto2,...
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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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Is it possible to control my Sony Alpha 550 from my computer?

The DSLR-A550 can not be controlled from the PC. You can use some wireless remote control units and a HDMI cable to connect to an external monitor, but changing camera settings is not possible via a ...
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Is there a way to replicate Nikon D3100 live view on my laptop screen?

I use my d3100 with a HDMI monitor to record videos and take pictures all the time. Not sure about what the user manual says about it, but works well for me (tip: live view turns off after 30 seconds ...
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Solutions to Multiple 70D Connected to a single computer?

Canon has a good Knowledge Base article about connecting a camera to your WiFi network. You should be able to repeat the steps for each camera, making sure each camera has a unique name, Step 2.5. ...
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