Category: computational photography

Unlock Your Smartphone Camera’s Hidden Features

My awesome editor at Popular Photography, Dan Bracaglia, reached out with an idea: what sort of photo fundamentals could be covered that related to the computational photography space? The first thing that came to mind was the AI-boosted cameras we all carry around these days. iOS and Android devices can do amazing things, but many ...

AI Photo Software Is Converging

Companies are consolidating AI photo tools. What does this mean for you? I explore this move in my latest Smarter Image column.

Bring the Noise: AI De-Noise Software

In my latest Smarter Image column for Popular Photography, I look at how AI-assisted de-noising tools can make you a better photographer while you're shooting.

Presets Don’t Have to Be Lame

Good old-fashion presets are more powerful when combined with AI-assisted subject masking.

Is Bird AF Really Cool AF?

Popular Photography is running a bird-photography theme this week, so my contribution with my Smarter Image column is a look at the Bird AF (autofocus) features in some of the newest camera models. The big question is: does it really make a difference? I don’t own a camera with the feature, so I reached out ...

PhotoActive #119: WWDC and New OSes

The latest episode of PhotoActive is out, in which Kirk and I talk about the most intriguing announcements for photographers.

WWDC with an Eye Toward Photography

Apple announced the new M2-powered MacBook Air at WWDC this week, but what else is of interest to photographers, specifically related to computational photography? I look at some features to come in my latest Smarter Image column at Popular Photography.

Turbocharge Wedding Edits with the Help of AI

For Popular Photography's Wedding Week, I wrote about using AI tools to speed up the process of editing wedding photos.

Photocombobulate 19: Rise of the Machines

It's time to address the robot in the middle of the room: AI, ML, and computational photography.

Sky’s the Limit(ed)

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