PhotoActive Episode 3: Black and White

Episode 3 of my new podcast features black and white photography, processing, and shooting.

Anthony Bourdain

My Anthony Bourdain story.

Using Parental Controls in iOS

In my latest Practical Mac column for The Seattle Times, I look at some of the parental-control options available in iOS.

Using Lightroom Profiles

The latest updates to Lightroom CC (1.3), Lightroom Classic CC (7.3), and Adobe Camera Raw (ACR, 10.3) add profiles, an updated way to define colors in your photos. Profiles are a lot like presets, but they work at a more fundamental level. You can assign a profile as a starting point and then build adjustments ...

Back Issues of Photoshop Elements Techniques

The entire back issue archive of Photoshop Elements Techniques is now available for download.

Control Center Tips and More in The Seattle Times

In my latest column for The Seattle Times, I take a closer look at something that most of us probably use in the most limited way possible: Control Center on the iPhone and iPad. It’s the set of controls that appear when you swipe up from the bottom of the screen (or from the top-right ...

Take Control 50% Off Reader Appreciation Sale

This week, take 50% of all Take Control ebooks, including my latest titles, Take Control of Your Digital Photos and Take Control of Lightroom CC! As publisher Joe Kissell writes: One thing we’ve heard loud and clear is that our customers love bargains! And we, in turn, love to make you happy, because we wouldn’t ...

TidBITS Bottom-Up Redesign

TidBITS has undergone a massive redesign, and I’m so excited for my friends there — not just a new look for the site, but a whole new publishing infrastructure. Fun fact: Most of the HTML and CSS on the old site was coded by me… in 2007 (ironic that the link goes to the article ...

Pike Place Market Photo Workshop in April

[Update: We had a great time shooting and editing photos at the market. I’m currently working on scheduling the next one. Interested? Send me an email to help me figure out the best date!] I’m leading a one-day photo workshop on April 21 at Seattle’s iconic Pike Place Market, and a few spots are still ...

Sticking with Lightroom 6? How to Use New Camera Raw Files

If an Adobe subscription plan isn't your thing, you can hang onto Lightroom 6 and still use the raw files from new, unsupported cameras.

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