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.

Review: Nikon KeyMission 360 at DPReview

The Nikon KeyMission 360 is a 360-degree camera with a lot of promise—and serious software shortcomings. Read my review at DPReview.com.

Review: Picktorial 3.0

I review Picktorial 3.0 for Macworld, a clean, professional photo editor for Mac with a novel way of working with image files.

Tulip Trekking in Skagit County

Not being a morning person doesn't stop me from trekking an hour north to shoot the sunrise at the Skagit County Tulip Festival.

Talking New Digital Photos Book Edition on MacVoices

I talk to Chuck Joiner at MacVoices about what's new in Take Control of Your Digital Photos on a Mac v2.1, including how the book almost didn't happen.

Version 2.1 of Take Control of Your Photos

The latest edition of my book makes managing your photo library even easier by taking advantage of new artificial-intelligence features in Apple's Photos and Google Photos.

I Review Luminar in TidBITS

I review Luminar, an excellent editor that takes a modern approach to the process of adjusting photos.

A Lightroom mobile HDR Experiment

While shooting the sunset the other night, I tried out the fairly-new HDR capture mode in Lightroom mobile on my iPhone 7. Consider me impressed! The app snaps three photos and merges them together right there, creating a DNG (Adobe’s “digital negative” format) with lots of image information for editing. I’m generally wary of in-camera ...

Shilshole Evening

Sailboats, sky photography, and a cup of coffee to keep me warm while capturing the sunset.

Sharing Photos in The Seattle Times

Do you find that you’re the “photo guy” or “photo gal” in many group situations because you happen to be the one taking the most pictures? (Spoiler: I do.) In my latest Practical Mac column for The Seattle Times, I go over the ways to share those photos with other people, from iCloud Shared Libraries ...

Tom Negrino, a Long Distance Friendship

Do you have any friends that live impossible distances away, that you interact with maybe a couple of times a year, and yet when you do get together it’s as if you’d seen them just the other day? I hope you do. My long-distance friend Tom Negrino is choosing to die this week after a ...