How to Use Your SLR Camera for Your Computer

Using your SLR camera for computer is actually surprisingly simple. This makes it very easy to transfer the photographs to your computer. It also makes it possible to print out and catalog all of your photographs so that they will never be lost. When using your SLR camera with your computer, there are a few simple steps that you will need to follow.

Step 1 - Installing the Drivers

The first thing that you will need to do is install the drivers which came with your camera. These will typically be on a CD included in the camera box. If there wasn't a CD or if you can't find it, then it should still be possible to download them from the Internet. Simply search for the camera to find the drivers. Once you have found the drivers, install them by following the instructions on the screen.

Step 2 - Connecting the Camera

Now you simply need to connect the camera to your computer using either the firewire or USB cable. This needs to be connected to the computer. The first time this is plugged in it may take some time to finish installing.

Step 3 - Downloading Photos

Now it's simply a matter of copying the photos that you want to download to your computer.