New Tool Enables Wireless Tethered Photography
When it comes to tethered photography, wires can be the bane of any cameraperson’s existence.
Enter CameraMator, a tool that allows users to preview and share photos beyond a camera’s viewfinder, wirelessly.
For the uninitiated, tethered photography involves connecting a camera to a computer or tablet via firewire or USB cable, but it can also be wireless.
CameraMator lets users upload photos to their iPad or iPhone sans wires or cables. They can also preview and edit images while shooting. The result? An efficient and economical photo shoot, according to the tool’s Kickstarter page.
The CameraMator consists of a wireless component that attaches to a DSLR, and the CameraMator iPad/iPhone app, which controls the camera and displays the images, its creators said. Users just log their Apple devices on to the same network as the CameraMator, launch the app and start photographing.
So far, the project has raised nearly $4,000 of its $80,000 goal on Kickstarter.