Update: This is now obsolete, use instead the
DIYPhotobits.com Camera Control 1.0 application.
Also called the “Tethered Remote Bridge” script this addition to my scripting library lets me remotely release the shutter on my D300 or D40, while tethered via USB to my Windows PC. Then the image is downloaded and displayed in Adobe Bridge within 3-4 seconds.
DOWNLOAD (New version) – Gives you RAW or JPG choice
DOWNLOAD (Old version) – JPG only
It’s a combination of the prior scripts I’ve written so nothing very new to explain.
I am going to be using it while working on my “strobist” portrait skills. As I don’t have a model I’m stuck with doing self-portraits and I want to sit in my chair and trigger the camera and see the results all without getting up.
Yes I know I still have to work to adjust lights and such but it is still sure to be less back-and-forth between camera and seat now!
Update: This is now obsolete, use instead the DIYPhotobits.com Camera Control 2.1 – Greens
Here’s an update to the Tethered shooting script
— this one customized to work with Bridge for viewing.
Instructions and usage are the same as the original except that if you have Bridge open on the tethered shooting folder — “c:\tethered” by default — then after each new image is added Bridge will advance to that image by pressing [END] to go to the last image in the folder. You need to have sorting set appropriately so the most recent image is the last in the folder.
It doesn’t work with Slideshow unfortunately but you can collapse the side panels (use the tab key) and maximize the size of the thumbnails to get an almost-full-screen view of the images as you shoot them.