All posts by Jeff Carlson

Author, photographer, and late-nighter Jeff Carlson writes for outlets such as Macworld, DPReview, Creative Pro, and others, and is a contributing editor for TidBITS. He is the author of Take Control of Your Digital Photos; The Photographer's Guide to Luminar, Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course; and The iPad for Photographers, among many other titles.

Why Webcams Aren’t Good Enough

Standalone webcams... stink. I wrote a big article explaining why, and was interviewed about it by MacVoices.

Managing Files Book Review and MacVoices Interview

I share a great review of my new book Take Control of Managing Your Files at MyMac.com and talk to Chuck Joiner at MacVoices about it.

PhotoActive #83: Raw and ProRAW on the iPhone

On the latest PhotoActive podcast episode, we dig into Apple's new ProRAW photo format, and Kirk McElhearn explores further in a post on his site, Kirkville.com.

Take Control of Managing Your Files

Is your macOS desktop filled with file icons? Do you even know a desktop picture is hiding behind them?!? Perhaps you need to take control of managing your files.

Giving Thanks for Distraction

Thanksgiving close to home has me thinking about focused photography elsewhere.

Photographing a Military Honors Service

A friend contacted me with an unusual request: Would I be willing to photograph the honors service for her parents? When a United States service member is laid to rest, they’re eligible to receive a military honors ceremony, which includes a rifle salute, military escort of the remains, and presentation of the U.S. flag. Of ...

The Perpetual Mug

Every morning, I start my day with a cup of coffee, and every morning I think of Vic Bobb’s famous perpetual coffee mug.

How to Save a Lightroom Catalog After an Epic Mistake

The best stories are told from personal experience, right?

Hands-On with Mobile by Peak Design

I've been using prototypes of the new Mobile phone case system by Peak Design. Here are my quick hands-on impressions.

Take Control of Apple Watch v1.1, Updated for watchOS 7 and New Models

I’ve just completed a big update to my book Take Control of Apple Watch to include the changes and improvements in watchOS 7 and the new Apple Watch Series 6 and SE models.