Category: Articles Published

Sky’s the Limit(ed)

In my latest Smarter Image column for PopPhoto, I look at three tools for replacing skies in photos.

Eat Your (Cook)Books at TidBITS

I have a new article at TidBITS about an utterly charming service: Eat Your Books. It’s a site that lets you search your physical cookbooks for recipes and ingredients. Eat Your Books doesn’t store the recipes themselves. Instead it’s a database of more than 160,000 cookbooks. You tell it which ones you own, and then ...

The Smarter Image Column at PopPhoto

My first Smarter Image column is up at the new, relaunched Popular Photography, covering computational photography and how it's significantly changing photography.

Getting Started with Lightroom in CreativePro Magazine

My article on getting started with Lightroom is the cover story for the new issue of CreativePro Magazine!

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.

Refresh Your Old AirPods with a Podswap

After using my original-model AirPods nearly every day for three years, the batteries finally got to the point where they would deplete after only 20 minutes or so. I replaced them with a set of AirPods Pro, and put the first set into a drawer (next to an old iSight camera). I didn’t want to ...

Why Webcams Aren’t Good Enough

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

How to Save a Lightroom Catalog After an Epic Mistake

The best stories are told from personal experience, right?

ON1 360 First Impressions at DPReview

Photographers often focus on the cloud-sync feature of Adobe Lightroom, often objecting to the way Lightroom (the newer version, not Lightroom Classic) automatically uploads all images to Creative Cloud. The software has been out for several years, and to this day (over the weekend, in fact) I get questions from people confused because they think ...