Tag: photos


Chapter 4 of Take Control of Your Digital Photos Posted

The next chapter of my serialized ebook Take Control of Your Digital Photos is now published and available for TidBITS members. In this section, “Best Practices for Importing Photos,” I dig deep into a step that most people gloss over: copying photos from a camera or memory card into the computer. By applying metadata presets ...


Chapter 3 of Take Control of Your Digital Photos Now Live

The next chapter of my latest book, serialized at TidBITS.com, is now available for TidBITS members: Choose a Photo-Management Application. To recap, we’re publishing my ebook one chapter at a time for TidBITS members only; when it’s done, it will be bundled into a proper ebook (PDF, EPUB, Kindle) and sold as a complete book. ...


New Book! With a Twist: Take Control of Your Digital Photos

We’re drowning in digital photos. It’s so easy to capture a photo these days—from dedicated cameras as well as camera-enabled smartphones—that we’re storing more shots than ever. That’s good news! People are capturing memories that would otherwise fade away, and learning more about how to view the world. But the volume of photos has become ...


Canon EOS M Firmware Update Improves Autofocus

This is encouraging: A new 2.0.2 firmware update finally improves the laggy autofocus of the Canon EOS M. The EOS M is a great camera that was initially hobbled by pretty bad autofocus (a reality I address in my book Canon EOS M: From Snapshots to Great Shots). Check out a video comparison of the ...


Photographing the Fremont Solstice Parade

For many years while living in Seattle, I didn’t attend the Fremont Solstice Parade. The reasons had more to do with logistics and timing—it wasn’t convenient when we lived in Renton, which is further south, but now we’re a short bus ride away from the Fremont neighborhood (which hails itself as “the center of the ...