All posts by Jeff Carlson

Author, photographer, late-nighter. Author and photographer Jeff Carlson is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a senior editor for TidBITS, and writes for outlets such as Macworld, The Wirecutter, DPReview, and others. He is the author of Take Control of Your Digital Photos on a Mac, Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course, and The iPad for Photographers, among many others.

Seattle Times: iPad Pro and Finder Tricks

In my latest Practical Mac column for the Seattle Times, I share my thoughts after using the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro for several weeks. I also share some practical tips for working in the Finder on the Mac.

The Palouse

One of the highlights of last year was co-leading a photo workshop to the Palouse area of Eastern Washington.

The Best USB-C Memory Card Readers

Are you a photographer with a new MacBook Pro? You need a USB-C memory card adapter. I tested five to find the best one.

RIP Thriller Author Jeff Carlson

Thriller author Jeff Carlson, with whom I've shared a commingled Amazon.com search listing for years, has passed away. The Internet brings us all closer sometimes.

Lightroom mobile Adds Selective Brush, New iPad Interface, and More

Adobe updated Lightroom mobile to add selective brush tools, a Details panel, and a new iPad interface.

Seattle Times: Gadgets on Vacation

My most recent Practical Mac column for the Seattle Times was published the day I left for vacation, which was apt: It’s all about technology while traveling. (And because I was on vacation last week, I forgot to post a link to it!) In the article, I talk about TripMode 2, the Mac software that ...

iPad Pro Is Now a True Photographer’s Tool

Has the iPad Pro finally become a true photographer's tool? At Macworld, I explain why the answer is yes.

Picking Up the Slack in The Seattle Times

No, this isn't a critique of the Seattle Times. In this case, I'm talking about Slack the communications software.

My Favorite Coffee in Seattle

If you're just visiting Seattle, or you've just moved here, or if, like me, you want to expand your coffee knowledge, here are some of my favorite coffee spots.

Lady Bird Johnson Grove Bridge

Two years ago today, I stood under a canopy of fog at the Lady Bird Johnson Grove of redwood trees near Orick, California.