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Mastering Apple Aperture by Thomas Fitzgerald

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Shooting tethered

One of the most useful features in Aperture for studio photographers is the ability to shoot tethered. Tethered shooting allows you to connect your camera via its USB cable directly to your computer, and when you begin shooting the resulting photos are immediately loaded into the Aperture library and displayed on your screen. There are a number of advantages to shooting tethered.

First of all, you get a nice big display to view your images on, while on a shoot. This can be invaluable when shooting in the studio as it makes it much easier to evaluate things such as critical focus and the tonality of your images. Secondly, if you have clients present during the shoot it allows them to see the images on a bigger screen rather than ...

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