Category: Photos by Jeff

Photos captured by Jeff Carlson

Watch Now: Editing Black and White Photos in Luminar 4

The replay of the webinar I presented today is online and free to view. Learn how to edit black and white photos using Luminar 4.

Webinar: Editing Black & White Photos in Luminar, Aug. 27

I'm doing another free Luminar webinar that covers editing black and white photos, on August 27. Join me!

Watch My Luminar Webinar Replays

To help get the word out about my new book The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar 4, I’ve done a couple of webinars with my friends at Rocky Nook (my publisher). If you weren’t able to watch them live, you can rewatch them here. I’ve enjoyed doing these more than I expected. I’ve appeared on many ...

The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar 4, Now Available!

My newest book, The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar 4, is now available! Learn how to master this friendly but deceptively deep photo editing application.

The Value of Returning to Your Photos

It’s easy to finish a shoot or a vacation and then move on to the next one. But invariably I find gems and worthwhile photos when I return to them later, even more than a year later in this case.

Elizabeth Warren in Seattle

The last presidential candidate I saw in person was Bill Clinton when he was running for re-election in 1996. I waited at Pike Place Market and, as these things go, the schedule was slipping. At one point a staffer got on the microphone and said, “The President should be here in a few minutes,” just ...

PhotoActive 58: Rule of Turds

I wrote the title of today’s new PhotoActive episode as a joke, and then knew immediately it needed to stay in: “Rule of Turds.” You’ve heard Kirk mention often that the Rule of Thirds doesn’t exist, so I decided to dig deeper and find out why. It’s a good discussion about composition, expectations, and shooting ...

Newly Updated Take Control of Your Digital Photos, Second Edition

I've just updated my book Take Control of Your Digital Photos, Second Edition to version 2.0!

How to Create Panoramas in Lightroom

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

PhotoActive Episode 49: Panoramas

The latest PhotoActive podcast episode is live, in which Kirk and I talk about creating panoramas to get the widest scope of any scene. We start with making panoramas in the iPhone’s Camera app, which is revolutionary to folks who’ve been stitching images from traditional cameras together. In the second half of the show, we ...