Category: Articles Published

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.

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.

Checking in on AR

In my latest column for the Seattle Times, I look at the augmented reality (AR) features in iOS and wonder: are people really using it? It’s impressive technology, and clearly something Apple is investing heavily in. Why? I think it’s one part of how we’ll interact with our devices and technology in the future. Read ...

The Power of Lightroom Gradient Tools

My latest article for CreativePro.com looks at a set of underrated editing tools in Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC: the gradient tools.

Loupedeck Review at Macworld

I review the Loupedeck, a physical control board for making edits to photos in Lightroom Classic CC.

Pixelmator Pro 1.0 Whirlwind Review at Macworld

What happens when a company has a successful product, but thinks it can do better? The folks behind Pixelmator made a surprise announcement last year when they introduced Pixelmator Pro. I review this new venture at Macworld.

iOS Malware

My latest Practical Mac column at the Seattle Times comes from a reader question about whether his iPhone and iPad are more susceptible to malware than in the past. The short answer: you don’t need to worry about malware on iOS. The slightly longer answer: iOS isn’t impervious to flaws, but you still don’t need ...