Shooting Tethered with Exposure

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Folder monitoring in Exposure enables tethered shooting workflows, which can significantly streamline studio photo sessions. When shooting tethered with Exposure, you can display images on a large screen as your camera captures them, enabling you to immediately cull them, verify precise focus, analyze your lighting, study each photo’s details, and show them to your client. Additionally, Exposure can automatically assign organizational keywords and apply your favorite presets to your images as your camera records each shot, saving you lots of time and enabling you and your client to decide on the right look during the shoot.

Watch this video and learn how to use Exposure for tethered shooting. We’ll demonstrate the entire process from plugging a tethering cable into your camera and setting up a monitored folder, through shooting, culling, and applying edits. You’ll learn how to make Exposure automatically assign creative presets or a set of keywords to your images as you click the shutter, and more.

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Jimmy is on the marketing team at Alien Skin. He builds our training videos, writes for the blog, governs our social channels, and he is the self-proclaimed king of swag. He's also a professional photographer and a complete fitness nut.


  1. Adrian Lowe October 30, 2018 at 5:27 pm - Reply

    G’day Jimmy. Perfect timing, for a class with a staged shoot where they’ll now be able to watch the monitor from behind to see the results. Slowly getting them to buy Alien as they get used to using their imagination more.

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