Photos captured by Jeff Carlson
Category: Photos by Jeff
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 ...
Albums in Lightroom, Part 2
My latest article at CreativePro is up, which wraps up a how-to discussion of using albums and collections in Lightroom. In Part 2, I cover smart collections, which are wonderful containers that update their contents automatically based on various criteria. Want to see which photos you shot a year ago this week? A smart collection ...
PhotoActive Episode 47: Jeff Shoots an Event
The latest episode of the PhotoActive podcast is all about my experience as the event photographer at the CreativePro Week 2019 conference in Seattle.
Alien Skin Exposure X4 Review
It's fascinating to me how Adobe's switch to all-subscription pricing continues to ripple throughout the photo industry. I review Alien Skin Exposure X4 for DPReview.