Tag: photos

Introducing the PhotoActive Podcast

Subscribe and listen to PhotoActive, a new podcast from Jeff Carlson and Kirk McElhearn.

Why Lightroom CC Is a Big Step Up from Apple’s Photos

Over at TidBITS, I compare the new Lightroom CC application to Apple's Photos.

Lightroom CC 1.1 Adds Curves, Split Toning

Lightroom CC 1.1 is out, with tone curves, split toning, a full screen view, and a new Adobe Sensei-based Auto feature.

Apple Photos, Lightroom, Safari Improvements in Latest Seattle Times Column

In my latest Practical Mac column for The Seattle Times, I look at improvements to Photos 3 under macOS High Sierra, new Adobe Lightroom offerings, and why one feature in Safari makes the update more than worthwhile. Read it here: Some improvements to Apple Photos, a new Adobe Lightroom CC, and Safari blocks auto-playing videos. ...

iPad Pro Is Now a True Photographer’s Tool

Has the iPad Pro finally become a true photographer's tool? At Macworld, I explain why the answer is yes.

I Review Luminar in TidBITS

I review Luminar, an excellent editor that takes a modern approach to the process of adjusting photos.

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Quoted in B&H Photo Article

With so much focus on the iPhone 7, which started trickling into customers’ hands today, more people are thinking about mobile photography. Jill Waterman at B&H Photo wrote an article containing tips that go beyond the typical rules of composition and lighting. I’m quoted talking about the software behind the lens (a topic I’ve found ...

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Valley of Light

My wife and I spent the weekend near Leavenworth, Washington at a cozy cabin with this as the view. Although I didn’t know if there would be much of a sunset the first night, the sun shone horizontally down a nearby valley for a wonderful show. Having a glass of wine at hand didn’t hurt, ...

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Sunflower Sunset

Usually when I visit my mom at the farm, I take it real easy. And I certainly did that on this week’s visit. But I also told myself I would try to do some photographing while here. One evening, my mom and I headed to a field of sunflowers in time to catch the sunset. ...

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Dockside, Downtown Seattle 

A pause while unloading trucks at a dock in downtown Seattle. (Click the image to view it larger.) If you like the work I do, please consider signing up for my low-volume newsletter that I use to announce new projects, items, and giveaways that I think my readers would be interested in.