Jeff CarlsonContributor, Macworld

Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, jeff@necoffee.com) is the author of Photos for OS X and iOS (Peachpit Press) and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac (Take Control Books), among many other books. He’s also a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS, and writes for publications in addition to Macworld such as Lynda.com.

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Pixelmator 3.5 Canyon review: Better selective editing and a new Apple Photos extension

The improvements cement Pixelmator's position as the top affordable alternative to Photoshop.

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Look to the iPad for Apple Watch comparisons

The Apple Watch is unlikely to follow an iPhone-like sales trajectory—it looks like we have another iPad on our hands instead.

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How the iPad Pro stacks up as a photographer’s tool

The iPad Pro pushes the boundaries of tablets in interesting ways as a general-purpose laptop replacement, but how does it change the photography game?

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Make Apple Photos for OS X more powerful with an editing extension

Apple Photos isn't just about organizing your pictures. You can enhance its capabilities with an extension that will let you tweak you pictures so they look their best.

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Noiseless and Noiseless Pro review: Clean up your photos shot in low-light conditions

When you have to use a high ISO value, you increase the amount of noise in a photo. MacPhun's software can help.

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The hidden editing power of Photos for OS X

Beneath that user-friendly surface, you'll find a set of image-editing tools to help your photos look their best.

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Capture One Pro 8.3 review: Aperture replacement light on library features, strong on editing tools

If Apple's Photos app is too elementary for you, Capture One Pro could work, if you can sacrifice some organizational tools.

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Podcast: Everything we love, hate, and love to hate about Photos for OS X

Glenn and Susie are joined by special guests Joe Kissell and Jeff Carlson to talk about Photos, iCloud Photo Library, and how it fits into our post-iPhoto-and-Aperture lives.

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Apple offers expedited Apple Watch order lottery to developers

Developers, developers, developers, developers! Apple wants to hook you up so you don't have to wait until June to test Apple Watch apps on an actual Apple Watch.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC 2015 review: New features and major performance gains

Adobe's photo organizer makes easy work of HDR and panoramas, recognizes faces, and takes better advantage of your computer's GPU.

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Review: Photos for OS X is faster than iPhoto but less powerful than Aperture

Photos arrives with OS X 10.10.3, but should you use it? Jeff Carlson unwraps the new app and Apple's iCloud Photo Library feature.

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Podcast: Join our 'Becoming Steve Jobs' book club

Glenn and Susie are joined by Leah Yamshon and Jeff Carlson to discuss the latest (and Apple-approved) biography of Apple's founder, Becoming Steve Jobs.

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Beat boredom with these fun photo ideas for iPhone and iPad

All you need for these creative photo projects is an iPhone or iPad and a couple of free apps.

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OmniOutliner 2.3 for iOS review: The best outlining app goes universal

Ideas aren't confined to one location, and your outlines needn't be confined to one device.

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Life after Aperture and iPhoto: What to do with your image library

Not sure what you should do with your iPhoto and Aperture library when both apps get the axe next year? Here's what you need to know about migrating from Apple’s (almost) discontinued photo applications.