Jeff CarlsonContributor, Macworld

Author and photographer Jeff Carlson is the author of The iPad for Photographers, Third Edition; The Connected Apple Family; Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac; and many other books and articles.

First look: iMovie '11

iMovie ’11 offers more than just flashy movie trailers to Mac video editors.

Editing tips and tricks for Apple's mobile iMovie app

Apple's iMovie app for iOS 4 is fairly easy to use, but it also carries expectations based on what iMovie for Mac (or really any video editor) can do. Being a mobile app, some capabilities aren’t available—or are they? Here are some tips for expanding the editing features of iMovie 1.1.

Premiere Elements 9

Although Adobe Premiere Elements has been refined over many iterations under Windows, this release marks its first appearance on the Mac. As a result, this “new” product isn’t starting off as a bare-bones editor. Here's our complete review.

Relocate your iMovie projects

Do you need to offload digital video from your main computer? Jeff Carlson gives you a simple way to relocate your iMovie files.

Six things you can do to make iMovie faster

While iMovie '09 is fairly speedy all on its own, you can still streamline your video editing process. Jeff Carlson takes us through the steps.

We've got the beat (markers)

Everybody get on your feet! Jeff Carlson shows you how to create your own music videos with iMovie.