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The Digital Photography Workflow Handbook by Uwe Steinmueller, Juergen Gulbins

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Phase 2: Image Transfer and Management

Transferring Image Files from a Memory Card to a Computer

There are various ways to transfer image files to a computer. The most common way is to take the memory card out of the camera and insert it into a USB or FireWire card reader attached to a computer.

Transferring Image Files from a Memory Card to a Computer

Another popular method is tethered shooting, which involves attaching the camera directly to a computer and controlling the transfer either partially or completely via your PC. Both methods transfer images directly to the computer and allow you to view your images immediately on the computer’s monitor. This is ideal for studio shoots and other critical situations. ...

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