I’m using a Lenovo X61 Tablet PC for tethered shooting. It has really changed the way I shoot. I’ve been shooting tethered to laptops for some time, but a tablet is a much better way to go. Laptops need to be set up on a table or a stand which is never convenient. Tablets, however, can be hand-held or stuffed into a bag carried over the shoulder while the tablet is still connected and powered on. Just make sure the vents are not covered or you’ll cook your processor. I’ve got a special shoulder strap sleeve on my tablet. Not needing a surface to set up and being able to use a digitizer pen instead of a keyboard and mouse is what makes a tablet perfect for tethered shooting. Read more…
About the Photographer
- Michael Stewart is a digital photography expert and educator. He consults on computational photography and tech edits for digital photography standards projects (UPDIG, DP-SAW) and digital asset management books(DAM).
He is currently testing computational photography software and lecturing on photography technologies.
Michael's Portfolio: StewartImage.com
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