Merge Recognized Faces in Photos in Both iOS and macOS

An extremely welcome under-the-hood change in iOS 11 and macOS 10.13 High Sierra is that Photos facial recognition syncs across iCloud Photo Library. Previously, people you identified on one of your devices remained unidentified on others. But what if Photos now identifies the same person twice, such that they have two separate entries in the [...]

By |2017-11-12T16:20:21-04:00November 21st, 2017|iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Comments Off on Merge Recognized Faces in Photos in Both iOS and macOS

Learn to Use the Color Picker: Put Some Color in Your Mac

If you’re over 40, you probably remember the point in The Wizard of Oz where the movie switches from black-and-white to Technicolor (and if not, go see it!). It wasn’t the first color film, but the vibrant images of Dorothy’s ruby slippers, the yellow brick road, and the Emerald City helped make the movie [...]

By |2017-09-13T16:41:28-04:00October 20th, 2017|Mac Tips|Comments Off on Learn to Use the Color Picker: Put Some Color in Your Mac

The Easy Shortcut to Delete Unwanted Photos Quickly

It’s a lot easier to take photos than it is to delete them, particularly in Photos on the Mac. You’ve done the dance: select a photo, press Delete, and press Return when Photos asks if you want to delete the photo. But you can sidestep that annoying dialog with this simple trick: press Command-Delete [...]

By |2017-09-01T17:53:09-04:00September 26th, 2017|Mac Tips|Comments Off on The Easy Shortcut to Delete Unwanted Photos Quickly

Kaboom! How to Take Awesome Fireworks Photos with Your iPhone

It’s the time of year when fireworks fill the sky above celebrations of all sorts. As the crowds ooh and aah at glittering chrysanthemum and willow effects, you may be wishing you could capture some of those moments with your iPhone. With these tips, you won’t need a fancy DSLR camera! 1: Pick a [...]

By |2017-07-01T22:20:11-04:00July 1st, 2017|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Kaboom! How to Take Awesome Fireworks Photos with Your iPhone

Capture Perfect Photos of Kids, Pets, Sports, and Wildlife with the iPhone’s Burst Mode

Snapping the perfect photo is tough. Children, especially babies and teenagers, can be difficult to pose. Cats relish looking cute and then turning away just as you grab your camera. Action shots in sporting events are impossible to predict. And you never know when that unusual bird will choose to fly away. Miss the [...]

By |2017-06-01T18:29:25-04:00June 16th, 2017|iOS Tips|Comments Off on Capture Perfect Photos of Kids, Pets, Sports, and Wildlife with the iPhone’s Burst Mode