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MacVoices #21161: Jeff Carlson and Mason Marsh Launch the Photocombobulate Podcast

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Jeff Carlson and Mason Marsh have teamed up to launch a new photography podcast, Photocombobulate. They join us to talk about what their show will offer, the genesis of the project, and who the target audience is. The conversation veers off into why photography can be so satisfying no matter what your skill level, learning to think like a photographer, and how they will be interacting with their audience. Today's MacVoices is sponsored by Upstart. Fair and fast personal loans. Go to upstart.com/macvoices and find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments. Show Notes: Guests: Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, jeff@necoffee.com) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS (tidbits.com), and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The Connected Apple Family, The iPad for Photographers, Third Edition, iPad & iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there's never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory. You can find him podcasting about photography on both PhotoActive and Photocombobulate. Mason Marsh is a photographer, educator, and guide in Portland, Oregon. His passion for life-long learning comes from decades of teaching in museums, on tall ships, and in classrooms. He has developed and lead numerous highly-rated Road Scholar workshops on a variety of topics, including photography programs in the Pacific Northwest. His photographs have been published world-wide but he believes that his work is ever evolving and that he has much to learn. His photographs can be seen at MasonMarsh.com., and you can hear him talking photography on the Photocombobulate podcast. Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon     http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:     http://macvoices.com      Twitter:     http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoinerhttp://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:     https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:     https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ Subscribe: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

42mins

27 Aug 2021

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MacVoices #21147: Jeff Carlson Helps You Get More Out of Luminar AI (2)

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Jeff Carlson continues his discussion of the power of Luminar AI and how to get the most out of it using his new book, The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar AI. There is more to Luminar AI than just one-click improvements; Jeff explains how you can combine and save settings, and provides a perfect example of the amazing power of the program. (Part 2) Today's MacVoices is sponsored by Upstart. Fair and fast personal loans. Go to upstart.com/macvoices and find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments. Show Notes: Guests: Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, jeff@necoffee.com) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS (tidbits.com), and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The Connected Apple Family, The iPad for Photographers, Third Edition, iPad & iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there's never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory.   Links:The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar AI by Jeff Carlson (Kindle or paperback) Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon     http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:     http://macvoices.com      Twitter:     http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoinerhttp://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:     https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:     https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ Subscribe: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

31mins

6 Aug 2021

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MacVoices #21146: Jeff Carlson Helps You Get More Out of Luminar AI (1)

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The latest effort from Jeff Carlson helps you tap the AI power of the terrific photo editing program Luminar AI. In The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar AI, Jeff explains the availability of the newest features and how Luminar has evolved. While Luminar AI makes it easy to take advantage of those features, Jeff explains how you can go far beyond the basic settings to get some amazing results, no matter what your skill level. (Part 1)Today's MacVoices is sponsored by Upstart. Fair and fast personal loans. Go to upstart.com/macvoices and find out how Upstart can lower your monthly payments. Show Notes: Guests: Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, jeff@necoffee.com) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS (tidbits.com), and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The Connected Apple Family, The iPad for Photographers, Third Edition, iPad & iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there's never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory.   Links:The Photographer’s Guide to Luminar AI by Jeff Carlson (Kindle or paperback) Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon     http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:     http://macvoices.com      Twitter:     http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoinerhttp://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:     https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:     https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ Subscribe: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

32mins

5 Aug 2021

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MacVoices #21119: Jeff Carlson on Using Your DSLR As Your Webcam (2)

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In Part 2 of our conversation with Jeff Carlson about using a DSLR as a webcam to improve your online meeting appearances, we finish up the hardware discussions and get into tips and techniques that will make you look better on Zoom, Teams, Skype, and too other services. Jeff also provides some options if the DSLR is out of your price or technical appetite, and reiterates the question of “how good do you need to look”? (Part 2) This edition of MacVoices is supported by CLEAR. Get to the front of the line Faster. Safer. Touchless. For 2 months of CLEAR free, visit CLEARme.com/macvoices and use the code "MACVOICES" Show Notes: Guests: Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, jeff@necoffee.com) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS (tidbits.com), and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The Connected Apple Family, The iPad for Photographers, Third Edition, iPad & iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there's never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory.   Links: Video call quality: webcam vs iPhone vs DSLR by Jeff Carlson on Reincubate How to look your best on a video call by Jeff Carlson on Reincubate Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Mirrorless Camera with 12-32 & 45-150mm Lenses and Accessories Kit(Chuck’s camera) Elgato Cam Link 4K Rode Procaster Broadcast Dynamic Vocal Microphone LEADNOVO Audio Video Capture Card, HDMI USB3.0 4K 1080P 60fps BlueAVS Audio Video Capture Cards HDMI to USB 1080p USB2.0 Record via DSLR Camcorder Action Cam with USB Extension CableDazzne D50 Desk Mount Video Light with C-Clamp, LED Studio Photography Light with Wireless Remote 10.2 inch Selfie Ring Light with Tripod Stand & 2 Phone Holders Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreonhttp://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:http://macvoices.com      Twitter:http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoinerhttp://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ Subscribe: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss 

36mins

22 Jun 2021

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Jeff Carlson: Why Gov't Shouldn't Step In the GameStop Short Squeeze [20210130]

American Thought Leaders

Recently, small investors organized online to buy large amounts of GameStop stock and caused billions in losses to Wall Street hedge funds looking to short that stock and benefit from its declining price. GameStop had been sinking for years. But in...

42mins

7 Feb 2021

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Jeff Carlson - former Diplomatic Security Service Special Agent

The Off The X Podcast

Listen in to Jeff Carlson and I as we discuss his first-ever interaction with a president of the United States, his time serving as a Diplomatic Security Special Agent in Tripoli, his close relationships with the DSS Special Agents serving in Benghazi during the attack, and his work in Counter-Intelligence at US Embassy Kabul. 

2hr 32mins

15 Jan 2021

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MacVoices #21009: Jeff Carlson on Webcams (2)

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Jeff Carlson wraps up his look at the hits and misses of webcams with two more examples, an unintentional example of good and not-so-good audio, and thoughts on matching your needs and expectations with what is available in your laptop, in the dedicated webcam devices, and whether using an iPhone is for you. This edition of MacVoices is supported by Headspace. Meditation made simple. Get one month of guided meditation free when you visit Headspace.com/MacVoices. Show Notes: Guests: Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, jeff@necoffee.com) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS (tidbits.com), and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The Connected Apple Family, The iPad for Photographers, Third Edition, iPad & iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there's never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory.   Links: Why webcams aren’t good enough by Jeff Carlson on Reincubate How to look your best on a video call by Jeff Carlson on Reincubate Logitech BRIO Ultra HD Webcam Razer Kiyo 1080p 30 FPS/720 p 60 FPS Streaming Webcam Logitech StreamCam Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreonhttp://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:http://macvoices.com      Twitter:http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoinerhttp://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ Subscribe: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

31mins

14 Jan 2021

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MacVoices #21008: Jeff Carlson on Webcams (1)

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Jeff Carlson recently took a look at several different webcams, and joins us to do a live demo with what are considered some of the best web cams on the market vs. an iPhone and webcam software. Jeff and Chuck discuss and debate the results from the photographer vs. average user perspectives, and note how different cameras deliver different results in quality, field of view, light handling, and color grading. (Part 1 of 2) Today's MacVoices is supported by Audible and their newest option, AudiblePlus, that gives you access to thousands of titles in the audiobook, podcast, and Audible Originals libraries. Download or stream without limits. Visit Audible.com/MacVoices or text "macvoices" to 500-500 to start your free 30 day trial. This edition of MacVoices is supported by Headspace. Meditation made simple. Get one month of guided meditation free when you visit Headspace.com/MacVoices. Show Notes: Guests: Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, jeff@necoffee.com) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS (tidbits.com), and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The Connected Apple Family, The iPad for Photographers, Third Edition, iPad & iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there's never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory.   Links: Why webcams aren’t good enough by Jeff Carlson on Reincubate How to look your best on a video call by Jeff Carlson on Reincubate Webcam Settings app Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreonhttp://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:http://macvoices.com      Twitter:http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoinerhttp://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ Subscribe: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

38mins

13 Jan 2021

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MacVoices #20234: Jeff Carlson Updates Takes Control of Apple Watch (2)

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The second part of our conversation with Jeff Carlson about the new edition of Take Control of Apple Watch, focuses on the new blood oxygen sensor capabilities, the benefits of the ability to share watch faces, and of course, the hand washing alerts. Jeff also picks two apps as examples of how the evolution of watchOS is bringing us new capabilities. This edition of MacVoices is supported by Linode, high performance cloud hosting and virtual servers for everyone. Sign up for your free account and get $100 in credit at Linode.com/macvoices. Show Notes: Guests: Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, jeff@necoffee.com) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS (tidbits.com), and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The Connected Apple Family, The iPad for Photographers, Third Edition, iPad & iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there's never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory.   Links: Lumy by WapleStuff Watchsmith by Timely Complications Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon     http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:     http://macvoices.com      Twitter:     http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoinerhttp://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:     https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:     https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ Subscribe: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

28mins

13 Oct 2020

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MacVoices #20233: Jeff Carlson Updates Takes Control of Apple Watch (1)

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Jeff Carlson, Take Control Books’ resident Apple Watch expert, has updated Take Control of Apple Watch for both Apple Watch 6 and watchOS 7, and shares some new and important information. From sleep tracking and a more pleasant way to wake up using your Apple Watch to the many benefits of Family Setup.[embed]http://traffic.libsyn.com/maclevelten/MV20233.mp3[/embed] This edition of MacVoices is supported by Linode, high performance cloud hosting and virtual servers for everyone. Sign up for your free account and get $100 in credit at Linode.com/macvoices. Show Notes: Guests: Author and photographer Jeff Carlson (@jeffcarlson, jeff@necoffee.com) is a columnist for the Seattle Times, a contributing editor at TidBITS (tidbits.com), and writes for publications such as Macworld and Photographic Elements Techniques. He is the author of The Connected Apple Family, The iPad for Photographers, Third Edition, iPad & iPhone Video: Film, Edit, and Share the Apple Way, and Take Control of Your Digital Photos on the Mac, among many other books. He believes there's never enough coffee, and does his best to test that theory.   Support:      Become a MacVoices Patron on Patreon     http://patreon.com/macvoices      Enjoy this episode? Make a one-time donation with PayPal Connect:      Web:     http://macvoices.com      Twitter:     http://www.twitter.com/chuckjoinerhttp://www.twitter.com/macvoices      Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/chuck.joiner      MacVoices Page on Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/macvoices/      MacVoices Group on Facebook:     http://www.facebook.com/groups/macvoice      LinkedIn:     https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckjoiner/      Instagram:     https://www.instagram.com/chuckjoiner/ Subscribe: Audio in iTunesVideo in iTunes      Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher:      Audio: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesrss      Video: http://www.macvoices.com/rss/macvoicesvideorss

33mins

13 Oct 2020

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