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Me and the Book in the New York Times and Chicago Tribune

Apparently it’s Jeff-in-the-Media Day! Nick Bilton at the New York Times wrote a great overview article about using the iPad with photography: The iPad as a Hand-Held Darkroom. Jeff Carlson, author of the book “The iPad for Photographers,” sometimes bypasses the iPad camera connection kit in favor of an EyeFi SD card and an app ...

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Thoughts about the iPad mini for Photographers

[This article originally appeared at TidBITS on 12 November 2012] Like a lot of other people, I’m getting familiar with a new iPad mini during this first week of its availability, and so far I can unequivocally state that my wife will steal it from me if given any opportunity. But while other writers are ...

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Derrick Story Offers the Ultimate Workflow for iPhoto for iOS

Over at Macworld, multi-hyphenate Derrick Story offers the “ultimate workflow” for processing photos using iPhoto on the iPad. A growing number of enthusiast photographers are traveling with iPads instead of laptops. The lighter weight, thinner body, and WiFi + Cellular connectivity of an iPad (if you go that route) makes for a good companion on ...

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Watch my Photo Club Webcast

The replay of my Peachpit Photo Club webcast is now live. See how to wirelessly transfer photos from any camera to the iPad — live! Watch as I edit photos in iPhoto for iOS! Marvel at how I can start the presentation without realizing that I hadn’t yet shared my screen with the rest of ...

“The Best Photography Advice I Ever Got”

Peachpit asked if I would contribute something to their ongoing “Best Advice I Ever Got” series on their Web site, and I was happy to say yes. My “Best Photo Advice” is focused on getting started.

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Ron Martinsen Tests Eye-Fi with Nikon D800 and Canon 5D Mark III

How does the wireless Eye-Fi memory card handle the load of working with the large image files created by the Nikon D800 and Canon 5D Mark III? Pro photographer Ron Martinsen writes about the results on his blog. I cover the Eye-Fi in some depth in The iPad for Photographers, and also recommend using ShutterSnitch ...

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Andy Ihnatko’s Detailed iPhoto for iOS Review

Andy Ihnatko put iPhoto for iOS through its paces on a recent international trip where his MacBook stayed behind at home. Results make up for awkwardness of iPhoto for iPad My iPad was my sole computer during a trip to Ireland last month. I truly didn’t miss my laptop at all. iPhoto handled all of my ...

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TriggerTrap Mobile, shutter release for iOS

Now this looks interesting: TriggerTrap Mobile is an app for iOS that lets you trigger your camera’s shutter remotely. In the book I talk about DSLR Camera Remote HD, which requires that you tether your DSLR to a computer; the iPad communicates to an application on the computer over Wi-Fi. TriggerTrap takes the computer out ...

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Twitterview on April 25

Do you have questions about using your iPad with your photography? I’m doing a Twitterview (Twitter interview) about the book on April 25 at 11 a.m. (PST). Submit questions at Peachpit’s Web site and I’ll answer them live. If your question appears, you get a free copy of the book! If you want to just ...