I recently wrote about using gphoto2 to both set Owner and Copyright information on a DSLR, and using it for tethered shooting. For those of you who are adverse to command lines, the very promising Entangle is now in Debian unstable.Continue reading “Tethered shooting with Entangle”
Tethered shooting with a DSLR (shooting directly to a connected computer via a USB cable) on Linux is very, very easy, assuming you have gphoto installed.
And start shooting away! However, I wanted to be a bit cleverer and improve my workflow slighty to overcome a few shortcomings. I wanted to:
- Shoot raw
- Display the last shot full-screen.
- Not clobber existing files if I re-ran the tether.
it turns out that this is all easy to do with a small bash script and gphoto’s “hook” capabilities. I knocked up the following based upon the sample distributed with gphoto and called it hook.sh.Continue reading “Tethered shooting with gphoto2”