All posts by Jeff Carlson

Author, photographer, and late-nighter 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 Lightroom CC; Take Control of Your Digital Photos; Apple Watch: A Take Control Crash Course; and The iPad for Photographers, among many other titles.

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.

Alien Skin Exposure X3 Review

Exposure X3 is a good alternative to Adobe Lightroom, though I found a few quibbles. Read my review at DPReview.

Talk about Talking to Our Stuff in The Seattle Times

Siri and other voice interfaces still have a long way to go.

Landscapes in Red: Melissa D. Jones

At Complete Digital Photography, I wrote about Melissa D. Jones and her fantastic @rouxroamer photos.

Talking Take Control of Digital Photos on MacVoices

One of the bonuses of releasing a new book update is getting the chance to sit down with Chuck Joiner at MacVoices to talk about it.

Four Under-the-Radar Lightroom CC Features Worth Knowing

Adobe's new Lightroom CC isn't as full-featured as its older sibling Lightroom Classic CC, but it's more capable than you may think. At CreativePro.com, I write about four features that aren't obvious and which add a lot to the photo editor.