Tag: ipad


At 500px: How an iPad Can Improve Your Photography

Sparks Lake Morning (Wide) by Jeff Carlson on 500px Premiere photo site 500px has just published an article of mine that takes a high level overview of what an iPad can do for photographers: How an iPad Can Improve Your Photography. Think of it as the ultra-compact version of my iPad for Photographers book, covering ...


My Report from Macworld/iWorld in the Seattle Times

I’m having a great, but very busy, time at Macworld/iWorld 2014 in San Francisco. In addition to appearing on a fun panel about creative technology with Serenity Caldwell (@settern), Chris Breen (@bodyofbreen), and Kyle Lambert (@kylelambert), I filed my Practical Mac column for the Seattle Times. In it, I note three Seattle-area products that caught ...

‘Meet the iPad & iPad mini’ ebook now available, just $2.99

Shortly after I wrapped up the manuscript for my book The iPad Air & iPad mini Pocket Guide, Fifth Edition, I updated the best-selling short ebook spinoff that Peachpit and I have released for several editions. That title is now available as a $2.99 ebook: Meet the iPad & iPad mini. It’s the perfect introduction ...


Shawn Blanc: Grandpa’s iPad

Great, touching post by Shawn Blanc about his grandfather, who is legally blind, using the iPad as a camera: At first, I wanted to snicker. But how could I? If my Grandpa wants to use an iPad to take a picture of his grandson and great grandson, then who cares? Certainly not me. … My ...


Ebook Deal of the Week: 50% Off The iPad for Photographers

[Alas, the deal has expired. However, you can still get the 45% off print books using the code CMPRI2013 and up to 60% off ebooks and videos using the code CMDIG2013 for Peachpit’s Cyber Monday deals.] For this week only, The iPad for Photographers, Second Edition is Peachpit’s Ebook of the Week! Get the book ...


New Seattle Times Column: Nature and Technology

I’m still on a fantastic photography workshop (led by Mason Marsh), so I took the opportunity to write about the collision of technology and humanity among the participants. Nature plus technology can focus on improving our lives


Article: Tips for iPad Photo Retouching

The iPad is a great photo viewer, but does it have enough oomph to handle photo retouching? Yes! In my latest article at Peachpit.com, I look at several ways to edit photos on the iPad, including red-eye removal, removing unwanted objects in the image, and compositing: Tips for iPad Photo Retouching


Talking iPad Photography on Mac Power Users Podcast

I’ve had the great pleasure to do several podcasts and interviews about The iPad for Photographers, Second Edition. Last week I talked to the wonderful David Sparks and Katie Floyd for their Mac Power Users Podcast (listen to the episode here). In it, we talk about all sorts of iPad photography topics, but mostly I’m ...


Article: Take Great Photos with Your iPad

It’s getting hard to escape it. This weekend, I visited the Ballard Locks and in the below-ground viewing area for the fish ladder (a series of “gates” the Army Corps of Engineers created to enable salmon to safely pass through the locks and spawn in fresh water) a tourist was taking photos of the fish…using ...


Using ShutterSnitch on the iPhone

On my iPad for Photographers blog, I wrote about how I turned to ShutterSnitch on my iPhone—more often than on my iPad—to transfer many of my photos at Disneyland. Although the iPad is much lighter than a laptop, I found it easier to carry just the iPhone around the park. (I know, lots of ShutterSnitch ...