Remote Camera Control For Mac

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Choose which device will be used as a camera and the other one will automatically switch to remote control mode. Place the device in camera mode somewhere, so that the camera will be facing you (and your friends). Take your time to prepare for an amazing photo session. The remote control offers the following options:. take a single photo.

Sony’s Remote Camera Control application allows you to control your Sony A7/A7R/A7S and to record images to your computer via the micro USB cable supplied with your camera. You can also use it to change camera settings from your computer, or perform interval-timed shooting.

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You can download Remote Camera Control for Windows at: www.sony.co.jp/imsoft/Win/
You can download Remote Camera Control for Mac at: www.sony.co.jp/imsoft/Mac/

(Please Note: Remote Camera Control works the same with any Sony camera that supports tethering including a99, a77II, a5000, a6000, a58, a900, a850 and a700 – Just make certain you have version 3.3 or later to tether Sony A7S or A77II)

Setting your camera up for tethered shooting

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1. Set your camera’s USB Connection to PC Remote Mode
Select Menu > Setup Menu > USB Connection > PC Remote.

2. Connect the micro USB cable supplied with your camera to the Multi-Terminal USB port on the side of the A7/A7R/A7S camera.

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3. Plug the other end of the cable into your computer’s USB port. Because the cable that comes with the camera is very short, I extend the range using a TetherPro USB 3 SuperSpeed active extension cable and support my laptop on a TetherTools Tether Table.

4. Turn on your camera then Open Remote Camera Control to establish a connection. Once you do, you can set a destination folder and control a number of camera settings.

5. You can view those images as they’re transferred to your computer by using Sony’s Image Data Converter software or third-party applications such as Adobe Lightroom, Aperture or Capture One. I prefer Adobe Lightroom – I set to watch the import folder:

Turn on Auto Import in Lightroom: File > Auto Import > Enable Auto Import

Set the Auto Import Settings to select the import location: File > Auto Import > Auto Import Settings

TETHERING ACCESSORIES:

Tethering Cables:

Since I’ve got big feet and all the grace of a mule, I love the High-Visibility Orange TetherPro USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Active Extension Cables. They keep me from tripping and tearing down the set.

Cable Management:

I really like the TetherTools JerkStoppers because they keep the connection rock solid…(the nice folks at Tether Tools swear they didn’t name them after me)

Tether Tables:

TetherTools LoPro-2 Bracket

Tether Tables can be mounted on industry standard lightstands or tripods that you probably already have on set. I particularly like Tether Tools LoPro-2 Pro-Bracket for my Tether Table Aero. It’s small and light for travel and grooved to slip right into Arca-style Quick Release Heads that I have on all my tripods. It’s thin profile allows you to easily slip your Tether Table into your laptop bag or at the top of a roller bag when your head out for your next photo shoot.
TetherTools Tether Table Aero with LoPro-2 Bracket perfect for easy travel.

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Use your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to control another device

  1. Connect your devices to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Sign in to iCloud with the same Apple ID on both devices.
    • If you want to control a Mac, choose Apple menu  > System Preferences on your computer.
    • Select Accessibility. In the sidebar, choose Switch Control.
    • Check the checkbox next to 'Allow platform switching to control your computer.'
  3. If you haven't already, turn on Switch Control on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
  4. Use your switch to navigate the Switch Control menu. Select Device.
  5. Select Use Other Device.
  6. Select the device that you want to control, then select Connect. Now you can use the switch connected to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to control the other device.

Use your Mac to control another device

  1. Connect your devices to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Sign in to iCloud with the same Apple ID on both devices.
  3. If you haven't already, turn on Switch Control on your Mac.
  4. Use your switch to navigate the Switch Control Home panel. Choose Devices.
  5. Select the device that you want to control, then select Connect. Now you can use the switch connected to your Mac to control the other device.

Stop controlling another device

To stop controlling another device, press and hold your switch for ten seconds. Your switch will control the original device again.

You can also follow these steps:

Stop controlling a Mac

  1. Use your switch to navigate the Switch Control Home panel. Choose Devices.
  2. Select Disconnect. Your switch will control the original device again.

Stop controlling an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

  1. Use your switch to navigate the Switch Control menu. Select Device.
  2. Select Stop Using Device. Your switch will control the original device again.

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Turn off Switch Control

If you'd like to turn off Switch Control entirely, follow these steps for your device:

Turn off Switch Control on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch

Use your switch to navigate to Settings > Accessibility > Switch Control, and turn the setting off.

You can also triple-click the Home button or the Side button on certain models at any time to exit Switch Control.

Turn off Switch Control on a Mac

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Use your switch to navigate to System Preferences > Accessibility > Switch Control, and deselect Enable Switch Control.