Category: Articles Published

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 ...

Video call quality: webcam vs iPhone vs DSLR

Want to look better on video calls? Yes, you do, and it's not difficult! I've just published two articles for @reincubate that compare webcams, iPhones, and DSLR/mirrorless cameras, and offer tips for improving your calls.

Gift Ideas for Photographers with Too Much Junk

My latest article is now live, and if you’re a photographer, I think you’ll enjoy it. If you know a photographer, you may enjoy it even more as a glimpse into your friend’s photo-obsessed mind. I co-wrote this piece with my good friend Mason Marsh co-wrote this with me; if you’ve been on one of ...

How Machine Learning Is Winning the Photographic Face Race

My latest article for CreativePro takes a step back from individual photo applications and looks at facial recognition. Technology that started as a way to identify objects, and then specific people, is now being used in sophisticated ways to edit photos using machine learning. When the software can tell which areas are people, it can ...

How to Create Panoramas in Lightroom

At CreativePro.com, I walk through the process of creating panorama photos in Lightroom and Lightroom Classic.