All posts by Jeff Carlson

Author, photographer, and late-nighter Jeff Carlson writes for outlets such as Popular Photography, 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 AI, Take Control of Apple Watch, and Take Control of Your Digital Storage, among many other titles.

PhotoActive 133: New Year, New Goals

We decided to focus on one photographic goal for the year instead of resolutions in the latest PhotoActive podcast episode.

PhotoActive 132: The Best Focal Length

People obsess about focal lengths and lens choices, so we dig in.

Book Sales: Take Control Winterfest 2022 and Peachpit

Save on ebook versions of my books in two different sales, Winterfest 2022 and Peachpit Skip the Shipping.

PhotoActive #131: Buying a New Camera

Buying a camera today is different than it was just a few years ago. Kirk and I break down what to look for in today's new cameras.

Photocombobulate #27: Lightroom Tips with Julieanne Kost

Our favorite Adobe evangelist joins us to talk about editing in Lightroom using vibrance, saturation, and sharpening.

PhotoActive #130: Little-Known Features of Apple Photos

We look at some little-known features in the iOS, iPadOS, and macOS versions of Apple's Photos app.

Talking Apple Watch on MacVoices

To coincide with the release of the third edition of Take Control of Apple Watch, I spoke to Chuck Joiner on MacVoices about what's new and interesting in the watch world.

Secrets of Lightroom Mobile in CreativePro Magazine

My latest article for CreativePro Magazine reveals little-known secrets of editing photos in the Lightroom mobile apps.

Photocombobulate #26: Chasing Fall Color

It's autumn, which means it's time to hunt for fall color! Mason and I loaded up in his van and headed to the North Cascades and found... well, you'll have to listen to find out. (Spoiler: lots of wildfire smoke, but also some surprising photo opportunities!)

PhotoActive #128: New iPads and Lightroom Updates

In the latest PhotoActive episode, we discuss the new iPad models announced last week and look at the major updates in the Lightroom and Lightroom Classic.