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.

Take Control of Apple Watch, Second Edition

Now available! Updated for watchOS 8 and the Series 7 Apple Watch, this ebook tells you everything you need to know about Apple's most personal smart device.

Photocombobulate Episode 7: The iPhone 13 Pro

We took the iPhone 13 Pro on an epic Sierra Nevada photo adventure! It could be the best camera you own.

The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar AI (and Thoughts on Luminar Neo)

The print copies of my new book The Photographer's Guide to Luminar AI are arriving! ... Just in time for the pre-announcement of Luminar Neo.

It’s Time to Photocombobulate!

My new podcast Photocombobulate is now live, unraveling so many of the confusing aspects of photography with my good friend and fellow photographer Mason Marsh.

Blue Potato Portrait Photo Shoot

My first post-pandemic-lockdown portrait photo session was with a good friend who has just launched her ADHD coaching business, Blue Potato.

Talking Luminar AI and My New Book on MacVoices

I joined Chuck Joiner on MacVoices to talk about Luminar AI and my new book, The Photographer's Guide to Luminar AI.

Why I’m Backing the Shimoda Explore v2 Camera Bag

I've just backed a new Kickstarter project for a camera bag! (I know, I know, how many camera bags does a photographer need? Ha ha ha, that's a rhetorical question.)

Editing RAW and ProRAW Photos Using RAW Power 3

RAW Power 3 is a great app for Mac, iPhone, and iPad that brings raw editing controls not found elsewhere.

The Ultimate Webcam: DSLR, Mirrorless or iPhone?

So you want to improve your video call quality and use a DSLR or mirrorless camera as your camera? In this extensive article for Reincubate, I break down what's required, and compare it to using an iPhone with Camo.

Fixing Challenging Shots in Luminar 4 Webinar

Can you save a photo that seems beyond saving? In my latest webinar for Rocky Nook, I grabbed a handful of difficult shots and showed how editing them in Luminar 4 can bring out tones and details you may not have realized were there.