Jeff Carlson

Posts by Jeff Carlson

  • Make a Stop Motion Movie on Your iPhone or iPad. It's Easy!

    May 1, 2016

    Stop motion animation was key to many of the first special effects in movies. Jason and the Argonauts wouldn’t be as memorable without Ray Harryhausen’s creatures, and who could forget the original King Kong or even fully animated movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas? What most appeals to me about stop motion, however, is that you don’t need a Hollywood...

  • Which Do You Need? Photoshop Elements vs. Photoshop CC

    May 1, 2016

    How many times have you heard someone say they need Photoshop to edit photos? Perhaps because it was first, or because talented artists have done amazing things with it over the years, Adobe Photoshop has become synonymous in many people’s minds with manipulating digital photos. And yet, Photoshop is one of the biggest iceberg applications out there: Most people...

  • How to hire a model for a photoshoot.

    How to Hire a Model for a Photo Shoot

    February 6, 2015

    Have you exhausted the patience of friends and family members to act as subjects for your photo shoots? Or maybe you’re looking to improve your portrait photography skills, experiment with new looks for your portfolio, or break into the fashion business. If so, it might be time to hire a model. Finding and hiring a model for the first time can be daunting. Do...