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Photo Books

2006 CATALOG

Amherst Media ®
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New!

Digital Photography
Boot Camp
A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
FOR PROFESSIONALS

Kevin Kubota

144 pages
81/2"x11"
300 color images
index
ISBN 1-58428-169-3
A COMPLETE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY MANUAL $34.95 list
FOR PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS Order number: 1809

ince 2000, Kevin Kubota’s Digital Photographer’s Boot-
S campTM workshops have been a major hit with profes-
sional photographers, consistently selling out venues across
FEATURES:
RAW or JPEG? How to make the right
the United States. Now, Kubota brings his no-nonsense choice for your workflow
approach to digital photography to a dazzling new book.
Maximize your camera settings based on
This intensive volume is designed to give professional your camera’s unique “personality” and
photographers of all digital skill levels a veritable “big pic- performance
ture” of the working digital studio. It takes you from start to
Designing a complete digital workflow that
finish—from setting up the camera, to taking the images, to really works
organizing them, to enhancing, and finally to printing and
Color management for predictable results
presenting them. Step-by-step instructions and ample screen and reduced headaches
shots ensure that each procedure is easy to follow. In addi-
Tips for working efficiently in Photoshop
tion to essential foundational information, there are also ad-
vanced tips and tricks for those who are ready to push their Printing and presenting your images for
maximum sales
imaging to the next level.
With the same lighthearted approach that has made his
workshops a success, Kubota provides quality, detailed tech-
nical information while also inspiring photographers to look DOWNLOADS AVAILABLE!
closely at their businesses to see where improvements might Supplemental materials available from www.AmherstMedia.com.
See book for password and details.
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Basic 35mm
Photo Guide
5TH ED.

Craig Alesse

THE ULTIMATE, LOW-COST CAMERA GUIDE!
TEACHES BEGINNERS THE BASICS OF SLR
108 pages
PHOTOGRAPHY LIKE NO OTHER BOOK.
9"x8"
his totally unique and completely up-to-date best-
178 photographs
ISBN 1-58428-030-1
T seller is written and fully illustrated in a step-by-step,
easy-to-understand format that teaches beginners the basics
$12.95 list of 35mm photography
Order number: 1051 like no other book.
Amply illustrated every
step of the way, this
book features the latest
in autofocus cameras
“Covers what the camera’s instruction manual and all of the most
left out.” commonly used films.
—Popular Photography
Included are tech-
“How I wish I had seen a copy of this when I niques for loading and
started photography.” unloading your cam-
—Jay Pees,Warren, PA Step-by-Step Format era, focusing for manu-
al and automatic cameras, exposure control (including how
to select the right f-stop and shutter speed combination), and
controlling depth of field. The book also features techniques
for using in-camera or handheld light meters, successful
electronic flash techniques, tips for improving your compo-
sition, as well as lens and camera care.
Presented in short, easy-to-digest sections that facilitate
learning, this book is a must-have resource for those new to
35mm photography.

FREE DEALER DISPLAY WITH
PURCHASE OF 12 COPIES!
205,000 sold worldwide!
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INTRODUCING A NEW BOOK SERIES FROM AMHERST MEDIA®

DIGITAL QUICK GUIDES
TM

igital Quick Guides™ are the perfect books been easier (or more economical!) to master digital

D for photographers who want to get up to
speed quickly on a specific topic, from get-
ting started with digital, to taking great family pho-
photography and begin creating top-quality images.

FEATURES:
Quick two-page lessons for rapid learning
tographs, to using digital image-editing software. In
each book, simple two-page lessons teach you the Packed with full-color photographs, including screen
shots, before-and-after examples, and more
latest digital techniques—without all the complicat-
ed technical jargon. Ample photos and screen shots Convenient 6x9-inch trim size
are also provided for a very visual approach to Designed for beginners and advanced amateurs
learning. With Digital Quick Guides™, it’s never Invitingly priced at only $14.95

Digital Photography 101
Michelle Perkins
uying and using digital-photography equip- 96 pages
B ment and software can be pretty intimidat- 6"x9"
ing. This book is designed to remove apprehen- 110 color photographs
sion and build the confidence novices need to glossary, index
get top-quality results. Quick two-page lessons ISBN 1-58428-160-X
show you how to select and work with digital $14.95 list
cameras, scanners, computers, and printers— Order number: 1903
taking the mystery out of these powerful tools.
Also featured are step-by-step techniques for performing common
image-editing tasks like red-eye reduction, color and exposure correc-
tion, sharpening, and retouching. With these simple lessons, you’ll get
up to speed quickly and start taking great digital photos!

THE PARENT’S GUIDE TO

Photographing Children and Families
Kathleen Hawkins
re you the designated photographer in your 96 pages
A family? If so, you know how challenging 6"x9"
it can be to capture those special moments— 110 color photographs
especially when they involve fast-moving kids! index
In this book, Kathleen Hawkins teaches you the ISBN 1-58428-161-8
basic skills you need to create digital images $14.95 list
you’ll be proud to display. With these simple les- Order number: 1904
sons, you’ll learn to make use of those mysteri-
ous camera settings beyond “auto,” quickly identify good locations for
portraits, then shoot and share your images. Also includes tips for can-
did images, ideas for photographing special events, and much more!

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Posing Techniques
for Digital Portraits
Jeff Smith
hat makes professional portraits so beau-
96 pages
6"x9" W tiful? A lot of it is careful posing. In this
book, Jeff Smith shows you how it’s done—with
100 color photographs
index tips for posing both single subjects and groups.
ISBN 1-58428-155-3 Packed with before-and-after photos, this book
$14.95 listmakes it easy to see how something as simple as
Order number: 1901 tilting the subject’s head, turning their shoul-
ders, or tucking their hands in their pockets can
completely transform an image. Also covered are tips for using simple
poses to conceal figure flaws (like double chins and not-so-flat stom-
achs) and other common portrait problems (like glare on glasses).

GETTING STARTED WITH

Adobe Photoshop Elements
® ® ®

Michelle Perkins
e’ve all taken pictures and thought, “If
96 pages
6"x9" W only . . .”—if only Mom’s eyes weren’t
closed, if only there wasn’t that ugly light switch
120 color photographs
glossary, indexon the wall, etc. With Adobe Photoshop Ele-
ISBN 1-58428-164-2 ments, you’ll be able to correct most of the prob-
$14.95 listlems people experience with their images, do
Order number: 1905 basic retouching, and add creative effects. This
book takes you from the basic concepts (like
opening an image) to more complicated digital imaging challenges.
Packed with tips for correcting frustrating problems like red-eye and
poor exposures, this book is a must-have for digital photographers.

Step-by-Step Composition Techniques
FOR DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHERS

Ernst Wildi
omposition, the arrangement of elements
96 pages
6"x9"
120 color photographs
C within a photograph, can make or break an
image. More than any other single element, it is
glossary, index what separates professional-quality photographs
ISBN 1-58428-158-8 from amateur snapshots. In this book, you’ll
$14.95 list learn how to make the right decisions when
Order number: 1902 composing your images. Whether you photo-
graph people, landscapes, or buildings, you will
learn to present your subjects effectively and transform even everyday
scenes into attention-getting images. Simple lessons paired with before-
and-after photos make it easy to create more effective photos!

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New!
DUE OCTOBER 2005

Professional
Posing Techniques
FOR WEDDING AND PORTRAIT
PHOTOGRAPHERS

Norman Phillips

128 pages
81/2"x11"
260 color photographs
index, glossary
ISBN 1-58428-170-7
MASTER THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO SUCCESSFULLY $34.95 list
POSE MEN, WOMEN, COUPLES, AND GROUPS Order number: 1810

ore than a “pretty picture” book (although many of the
M images used to illustrate it fall into this category!), this
book provides sound guidelines for presenting your subjects.
FEATURES:
Understanding the goals of good posing—
It serves not just as a starting point for those new to portrait and the most common obstacles to success
and wedding photography but also shows more experienced
Styles of posing, from formal to casual
photographers how to employ some new tricks.
The differences between posing men and
Norman Phillips, an acclaimed professional photogra-
posing women
pher and seasoned print-competition judge, covers the fun-
damentals of good posing and shows how to achieve these Understanding body language and how it
impacts the viewer of a portrait
standards with a minimum of effort. Good and not-so-good
examples are shown side by side so you can see the effect that Standing, seated, and floor poses
making the recommended changes will have on the final Strategies for posing group portraits
image.
Each part of the body is discussed in detail, building the
individual elements of the final pose. Strategies for posing
both men and women are also covered in detail. In addition,
you’ll find helpful techniques for special types of images,
such as wedding photography and glamour portraits.
Whatever your specialty, if you photograph people, this
book is a must-have!

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New!

The Best of Wedding
Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES
FROM THE PROS, 2ND ED.

Bill Hurter

128 pages
81/2"x11"
200 color photographs
glossary, index
ISBN 1-58428-154-5
$34.95 list MASTER THE SKILLS PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS
Order number: 1747 RELY ON TO CREATE STUNNING WEDDING IMAGES

edding photography is an ever-changing genre, where

FEATURES:
W diverse styles compete for attention in a crowded mar-
ketplace. In this book, Rangefinder editor Bill Hurter shows
Selecting and using digital cameras, flash
equipment, and more you how some of the industry’s most acclaimed profession-
als create their dazzling images and stay at the top of this
Understanding the changing styles of
challenging field. From lighting and posing to marketing and
wedding photography
proofing, this book is a complete manual of the skills you
Lighting techniques for indoor and outdoor
need to succeed and build a profitable business. An indis-
images
pensible resource for wedding photographers!
Posing tips for portraits of individuals,
couples, and groups
FEATURING TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES BY . . .
Proofing techniques for enhanced sales
Stuart Bebb Steven Gross Parker Pfister
Designing effective and appealing wedding David Beckstead Jeff and Kathleen Norman Phillips
albums Marcus Bell Hawkins Joe Photo
Larry Capdeville Tibor Imley Martin Schembri
Anthony Cava Claude Jodoin David Anthony
Jerry D Cal Landau Williams
David de Dios Rita Loy Yervant Zanazanian
Regina Fleming Mercury Megaloudis Monte Zucker
Jerry Ghionis Dennis Orchard . . . and more!

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New!

Corrective Lighting,
Posing & Retouching
FOR DIGITAL PORTRAIT
PHOTOGRAPHERS, 2ND ED.

Jeff Smith

128 pages
81/2"x11"
200 color photographs
index
ISBN 1-58428-157-X
LEARN HOW TO MAKE ALL OF YOUR CLIENTS $34.95 list
LOOK THEIR VERY BEST! Order number: 1711

hether it’s acne, protruding ears, not-so-white teeth, or
W a little extra weight, everyone has something about
their appearance they’d rather not see in their portraits.
FEATURES:
Making legs and thighs look their best
What many photographers fail to realize, however, is that
Concealing flaws with shadow
their ability to conceal these flaws can make the difference
between financial success and ruin—because the plain and Trimming the waist and concealing problems
simple truth is that portraits people actually buy are the ones in the neck and chin area
in which they look good. Full-length, three-quarter, and head shots
In this step-by-step guide you’ll learn the techniques you Removing blemishes to create flawless skin
need to photograph real people, not just models. Whether it’s Digitally eliminating stray hairs
frizzy hair, double chins, eyeglass glare, not-so-flat stomachs, Whitening teeth and removing braces
or baldness, Jeff Smith shows you how to tackle the problem
Minimizing the nose and eliminating tummy
successfully (and tactfully). bulge
With a combined approach that includes careful lighting,
Addressing age- and weight-related
posing, and retouching, you’ll be able to correct flaws and
concerns
deliver portraits your clients will love.

“Simple tricks of the trade will enable you to bring out the best in every sub-
ject.This comprehensive book will quickly prove its worth.”
—Shutterbug

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New!

The Best of
Photographic
Lighting
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES
FOR DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHERS

Bill Hurter

128 pages
81/2"x11"
200 color photographs
glossary, index
ISBN 1-58428-168-5
$34.95 list LEARN HOW TO CONTROL LIGHT AND PRODUCE
Order number: 1808 BEAUTIFUL IMAGES OF ANY SUBJECT

well-developed knowledge of how lighting works and

FEATURES:
A how best to exploit it accounts, more than any other
factor, for the consistent ability to produce fine photography.
Understanding the science of light—and
how it affects photography In this book, Rangefinder editor Bill Hurter shows
you how the industry’s most acclaimed professionals design
Selecting and using photographic lighting
lighting that makes the most of every scene or subject.
equipment
Packed with practical tips and truly dazzling images, this
Creating window-light images for a natural
book will both inform and inspire!
look
Lighting techniques for portraits, weddings, FEATURING TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES BY . . .
product photography, and more
Michael Ayers Christian LaLonde Michael Schuhmann
Modifying and controlling light for flawless
Don Blair Gene Martin Joseph and Louise
results
Amy Cantrell Cliff Mautner Simone
Anthony Cava Leslie McIntosh David Clarke Wendt
Stephen A. Dantzig William S. McIntosh Jeffrey and Julia
Fuzzy Duenkel Dennis Orchard Woods
Regina Fleming Larry Peters Yervant Zanazanian
Claude Jodoin Parker Pfister Monte Zucker
Giorgio Karayiannis Martin Schembri . . . and more!

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WEDDING AND
PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS’
Legal Handbook

Norman Phillips and
Christopher S. Nudo, Esq.

160 pages
81/2"x11"
45 sample forms
index
ISBN 1-58428-148-0

LEARN HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR $29.95 list
BUSINESS FROM COSTLY LEGAL PROBLEMS Order number: 1796

ven if you have done nothing wrong and can provide an
E adequate defense, the costs involved in a lawsuit can be
crippling. For this reason, it is critical to protect yourself at
FEATURES:
Model release, property release, estimate,
the beginning of any financial relationship. By clearly estab- and invoice forms
lishing the terms of your agreement, you can greatly reduce Sample wedding, portrait, and boudoir
the potential for problems. Photographer Norman Phillips photography contracts
and lawyer Christopher S. Nudo have combined years of Financial concerns, including sales taxes,
experience in their respective fields to create a book that retainer fees, and payment terms
covers the needs of photographers and meets the standards How laws govern your employees
of the legal profession. Packed with sample letters, contracts,
Displaying and publishing your images
forms, and clear, jargon-free explanations of each document,
it is a critical resource for professional photographers.

“This practical handbook includes sample forms and contracts as well as con-
cise, jargon-free explanations of legal concepts for the working photographer.”
—PC Photo

“This book provides ways to protect yourself and your business from crippling DOWNLOADS AVAILABLE!
lawsuits.” Supplemental materials available from www.AmherstMedia.com.
See book for password and details.
—Studio Photography & Design

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New!
DUE OCTOBER 2005

HOW TO START AND OPERATE A

Digital Portrait
Photography Studio

Lou Jacobs Jr.

224 pages
6"x9"
150 color photographs
index
ISBN 1-58428-171-5
$39.95 list
Order number: 1811

MASTER THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO BUILD A
FEATURES:
DIGITAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS
Building a business plan and understanding
studio expenses
hether you already run a portrait photography busi-
Selecting the right location for your studio
Making smart decisions when picking out
W ness and want to go digital or are looking to build a
business from the ground up, this step-by-step book will help
cameras, lights, hardware, and software you make smart business decisions.
Tips for general portrait, wedding, and Drawing on the techniques and images of nearly twenty
senior-portrait photography businesses top digital photographers, Lou Jacobs Jr. gives you the inside
Determining the best strategy for proofing track on selecting equipment, locating and outfitting a digi-
and presenting your images tal photography studio, creating dynamic portraits, designing
Establishing a solid marketing plan that an efficient workflow, presenting your images to clients, and
attracts new clients marketing your work. Individual chapters deal with topics of
special interest to general portrait photographers, wedding
photographers, and senior portrait photographers.
In the ever-changing world of photography, opportuni-
ties for creative and financial success abound—and with this
insider advice, you’ll learn how to take advantage of them.
Packed with hot techniques, it’s a must-have book!

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Master Lighting Guide
for Portrait Photographers
Christopher Grey
ight is the greatest tool at the dispos- 128 pages
L al of portrait photographers. In this 81/2"x11"
book, master photographer Christopher 300 color photographs
Grey teaches portrait lighting from start index
to finish, showing you how to control ISBN 1-58428-125-1
light for unmatched results. You’ll learn $29.95 list
the function and positioning of studio Order number: 1778
lighting, aided by lighting diagrams that
will help you to emulate an array of effects—from soft and flat-
tering to edgy and dramatic. From high- and low-key lighting
strategies, to techniques for simulating the look of sunlight in the
studio, to understanding light ratios, this book will open your
eyes to a world of imaging possibilities. Armed with these must-
FEATURES:
have skills, you’ll be able to create photographs that are more flat-
Selecting professional lighting equipment
tering, highly marketable, and more creative than ever before.
for studio portraits
Understanding light ratios and how to “This book will provide insights and techniques on controlling light effec-
use them effectively tively for more flattering, creative portraits.”
The classic lighting styles and how to —PC Photo
create them

Wedding Photography
CREATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR LIGHTING, POSING,
AND MARKETING, 3RD ED.

Rick Ferro

reathtaking images are every bride 128 pages
B and groom’s dream. But with so 81/2"x11"
many details to orchestrate, how can you 125 color photographs
be sure to gather the information you index
need from your clients, develop effective ISBN 1-58428-142-1
portrait concepts, and capture stand-out $29.95 list
images of the bride, groom, their atten- Order number: 1649
dants, and family—not to mention drum
up fabulous sales? In this start-to-finish guide, renowned photog-
rapher Rick Ferro analyzes dozens of images, providing can’t-
miss tips that will help you to fine-tune every aspect of your
FEATURES:
images. With an increased focus on digital’s role in every phase
Strategies for engagement sessions, of the wedding photographer’s work—from capture, to market-
pre-wedding bridal portraits, and cere- ing, to website design—and new, stunning images, this revised
mony and reception shots edition will help you achieve your creative and financial goals.
Posing tips for individuals, couples, and
“ . . . generously illustrated with excellent color photographs, including
large groups
both traditional wedding poses and creative techniques.”
Marketing your studio effectively —Library Journal

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Group Portrait
Photography
Handbook
2ND ED.

Bill Hurter

128 pages
81/2"x11"
150 color photographs
glossary, index
ISBN 1-58428-159-6
$34.95 list MASTER THE SKILLS PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS
Order number: 1740 RELY ON TO CREATE DYNAMIC GROUP PORTRAITS

roup portrait photography is one of the greatest chal-

FEATURES:
G lenges in portrait photography. From lighting and pos-
ing to focusing and exposure, every aspect of the shoot be-
Techniques for both digital and film
photographers comes more complex when multiple subjects are involved!
Drawing on the expertise of top professional photogra-
Posing groups of any size with dramatic
phers, Rangefinder editor Bill Hurter explores the art of
results—including couples, families, bridal
parties, and other groups group portraiture, providing the information you need to
select the right equipment and locations and guiding you
Creating pleasing compositional forms
through the creation of effective groupings, flattering poses,
Coordinating apparel for a cohesive group and a cohesive look.
portrait
Filled with outstanding images and tips covering groups
Using levels to pose large groups of all sizes—from couples to the giant staff of a corpora-
Optimizing your lighting, both indoors and tion—this book provides strategies you can rely on to yield
out unmatched results. Whether you photograph weddings,
Controlling depth of field to keep everyone families, businesses, teams, or all of the above, it’s a must-
in focus—even in really big groups have book for professional photographers!

“Bill Hurter presents what makes group portraiture work. Both lo-
cation and studio images are discussed.”
—Photo Life

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The Portrait Photographer’s
Guide to Posing
Bill Hurter
n this book, Bill Hurter, the editor of 128 pages
I Rangefinder magazine, teaches you the 81/2"x11"
classic rules of posing—and when to 200 color photographs
break them. Featuring techniques for all glossary, index
types of portraiture (from weddings and ISBN 1-58428-126-X
families, to children and high-school sen- $29.95 list
iors), you’ll learn simple ways to flatter Order number: 1779
the human form. Corrective posing tech-
niques are also provided, helping you to make every client look
their best. Featuring 200 beautiful portraits and advice from the
top shooters in the portrait industry, this book is filled with ideas
that will help you create better portraits—images that will please
FEATURES: your clients and help you meet your artistic and financial goals.
Posing basics, refinements, and strategies
Corrective posing techniques that will “Hurter’s wonderful tips are certain to push your images over the top
help you flatter every client and away from the ordinary. I highly recommend exploring the benefits
Techniques for digital and film-based of this book for yourself.”
—Shutterbug
photographers

New!
Artistic Techniques with Adobe ®

Photoshop and Corel Painter
® ® ®

Deborah Lynn Ferro
t’s no secret that digital imaging pro- 128 pages
I
vides photographers with an unprece- 81/2"x11"
dented level of control when it comes 300 color images
to basic retouching. But if you haven’t index
delved into the use of Photoshop and ISBN 1-58428-165-0
Painter to flex your creative skills, you’re $34.95 list
selling yourself short and turning your Order number: 1806
back on big profits.
In this book, Deborah Lynn Ferro shows you how to produce
FEATURES: effects that will elevate your images from digital photos to fine-
Combining the powerful effects of art masterpieces. From converting portraits into sketches and
Photoshop and Painter to create watercolors, to adding digital “makeup” for a truly flawless look,
beautiful, painterly images she covers the techniques that can set your work apart and pro-
Techniques for turning photos into pencil duce more marketable images.
sketches, watercolors, and more Clear, step-by-step techniques with ample screen shots make
Marketing and selling your unique fine- it easy to get started quickly and begin producing your own
art pieces works of art!

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Marketing & Selling
Techniques
FOR DIGITAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

Kathleen Hawkins

128 pages
81/2"x11"
110 color photographs
sample forms, index
ISBN 1-58428-163-4
$34.95 list MASTER THE SALES AND MARKETING SKILLS NEEDED
Order number: 1804 TO SUCCEED IN DIGITAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

ith the recent implementation of digital technology

FEATURES:
W and the rapid changes in the industry as a whole, dig-
ital portrait photography now requires a new set of market-
Identifying your niche in the market so you
can target your efforts ing skills that differ from those used in film photography. In
this book, Kathleen Hawkins shows you how to upgrade
Designing effective referral programs and
your sales and marketing techniques to meet the demands of
promotions to keep clients coming back
year after year the digital world!
The process begins with identifying your market and
Making the most of your advertising
efforts—from e-commerce and website
finding your niche. Next, you can begin to build a marketing
design to direct mail and business displays program, developing promotions (several successful models
are presented) and advertising.
Boosting your interpersonal skills for more
effective consultations When clients call, you’ll learn how to ensure a session is
booked and how to make the most of a pre-session consulta-
Sample scripts and letters for seamless
tion. Tips for designing sales-boosting shooting sessions are
phone and e-mail communication with
prospective clients also included. Next, you’ll learn how your proofing tech-
niques can impact your sales and get album design tips to
Proofing and product-presentation tips for
maximizing your sales increase your bottom line.
Packed with practical techniques from professional pho-
tographers, sample forms and letters, and beautiful images,
this book will prove invaluable to digital photographers.

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New!
Digital Portrait Photography
of Teens and Seniors
Patrick Rice
earn all the techniques you need to 128 pages
L capture top-quality portraits of teens 81/2"x11"
and high-school seniors—as well as how 200 color photographs
to market your images to this extremely index
style-conscious demographic. ISBN 1-58428-162-6
From selecting equipment to working $34.95 list
efficiently in your camera room, Patrick Order number: 1803
Rice shows you the technical skills you
need to create images that will sell. Next, he shows you how to
boost those sales by getting a little more creative with your props,
FEATURES:
poses, sets, and digital imaging. Paired with smart marketing,
Tailoring the session to the client
these techniques can make a big difference in your bottom line!
Creative sets, backgrounds, and props Featuring practical techniques and beautiful photos from over
Monitor calibration and retouching twenty leaders in the industry, this book provides the insights
Proofing techniques to maximize each and inspiration you need to succeed in this challenging—and
sale ever-evolving—field!

Professional Techniques for
Digital Wedding Photography
2ND ED.

Jeff Hawkins and Kathleen Hawkins
uccessful wedding photography is 128 pages
S about more than just new equipment 81/2"x11"
and creativity. It’s about analyzing your 95 color images
competition, establishing your market, index
and being viewed as an authoritative ISBN 1-58428-110-3
leader within your industry. This can’t $29.95 list
be accomplished by remaining in the Order number: 1735
dark ages—but how do you move for-
ward? In this book, you’ll get the skills you need to do just that,
making a seamless and profitable transition to digital imaging.
From selecting equipment, to building an efficient digital
FEATURES: workflow, to increasing your profits, the authors show you how
Building an efficient digital workflow to make digital work for you. You’ll learn how to discuss digital
How to make a plan, sharpen your skills, technology with your clients, develop effective marketing strate-
and start using digital to your advantage gies, retouch, and even add special effects to your images.
Selecting digital equipment Unravelling the processes needed to implement this new tech-
Digital proofing techniques for present- nology, Jeff and Kathleen Hawkins provide the information you
ing your images need to make digital work for you—whether you’ve already
begun the transition or are taking your first steps!

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Posing for
Portrait Photography
A HEAD-TO-TOE GUIDE

Jeff Smith

128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 color photographs
index
ISBN 1-58428-134-0
$29.95 list MASTER THE ART OF POSING CLIENTS TO CREATE
Order number: 1786 PORTRAITS THAT SELL THEMSELVES

he human form, masterfully posed, can be one of the
FEATURES: T most beautiful subjects on earth. Handled poorly, that
same subject can appear awkward and even unappealing to
Understanding the styles of poses and
determining what will best suit an individual viewers. Whether you’re just starting out or are looking to
client’s needs expand your posing repertoire, this book will teach you how
Techniques for all types of portraits—from to craft a variety of polished, dynamic poses that accent the
head-and-shoulders to full-length shots client’s best features and ensure a salable image.
Identifying common problems that ruin Starting with the head and shoulders, you’ll learn to pose
otherwise attractive poses—and how to the parts of the body that appear in every portrait—and make
fix them them look their very best. Posing the arms and hands is
Tailoring the pose to each client’s figure and detailed as well, with ideas for both men and women. Next,
personal style posing suggestions for flattering the torso and bustline are
Posing the entire body from head to toe— provided, and client-pleasing strategies for slimming the hips
with specialized tips for men vs. women and thighs—a special concern for many females—are cov-
Adjusting the lighting for consistent results ered in detail before moving on to proper posing of the feet.
as you change a subject’s pose With added attention devoted to corrective posing tips
Posing couples and larger groups that will help you to target clients’ problem areas, a look into
the various posing genres, and pointers on how not to pose,
Mastering studio and location posing
techniques this is a resource you’ll use time and again.

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Power Marketing
FOR WEDDING AND PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS

Mitche Graf
o succeed as a professional wedding 128 pages
T and portrait photographer, you need 81/2"x11"
more than just a love of photography. You 100 color photos
also need a marketing plan that lets poten- index
tial customers know who you are, what ISBN 1-58428-136-7
you do, and why they should spend their $29.95 list
hard-earned money on your products and Order number: 1788
services.
Using the techniques in Mitche Graf’s fun-to-read book,
you’ll learn how to design a surefire marketing plan that makes
the most of your time and money and even allows you to have a
life outside your studio. Featured in this down-to-earth volume
are tips from leaders in the industry—photographers renowned
FEATURES: for their inventive and successful marketing strategies.
Understanding your studio’s strengths Whether you are just starting a photography business or are
and weaknesses—and the strengths and
looking for ways to enhance an existing one—and whether your
weaknesses of your competitors
studio is based in a big city or a small town—the techniques in
Developing a marketing strategy with a this book will put you on the path to success. A must-have
hook that describes what you do best
resource for those looking to boost their business!
Designing an effective marketing plan

The Best of
Wedding Photojournalism
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES FROM THE PROS

Bill Hurter
his informative book reveals the 128 pages
T strategies that award-winning wed- 81/2"x11"
ding photojournalists use to capture the 175 color photographs
fleeting emotions and romantic moments glossary, index
of the bride and groom’s special day. Ac- ISBN 1-58428-122-7
claimed author Bill Hurter draws on the $29.95 list
experience of over thirty-five top profes- Order number: 1774
sional photographers to teach you the
skills they use to document each moment as it unfolds.
From the pre-wedding preparations, to the ceremony and
reception, wedding photojournalists work almost invisibly, re-
FEATURES:
maining constantly alert as they evaluate the events, people,
Making the average extraordinary lighting, and compositional possibilities around them. In this
book, you’ll see how professionals identify the moments that
Emergency backup equipment needs
will make great images and capture them in an instant.
Using an unobtrusive approach to
From start to finish, this book is a key resource for photog-
capture reality as it unfolds
raphers who want to produce creative wedding images that are
Techniques for both digital and film
spontaneous and full of emotion.
photographers

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Beginner’s Guide to
Adobe Photoshop , 2ND ED.
® ®

Michelle Perkins
128 pages ake your photographs look their
81/2"x11"
300 color images
M best, create original artwork, and add
unique effects to any image. This compre-
index hensive book focuses on the tools you will
ISBN 1-58428-108-1 use every day, with every image. Short,
$29.95 list jargon-free lessons ensure rapid learning
Order number: 1732 and success!

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password and details.
—PhotoStockNotes (PhotoSource International)

Traditional Photographic Effects
with Adobe Photoshop , 2ND ED. ® ®

Michelle Perkins and Paul Grant
128 pages dd traditional effects to any image.
81/2"x11"
150 color images
A From handcoloring, to soft focus, to
toning, you’ll be amazed at the ease with
index which great results can be achieved. Best
ISBN 1-58428-109-X of all, every effect is reversible, so you can
$29.95 list experiment without losing a single image.
Order number: 1721
“Step-by-step instructions are provided, show-
ing the entire process from opening an image to adding those final touch-
es that can make the critical difference between producing an adequate
digital image and an exceptional one.”
—Shutterbug

Color Correction and Enhancement
with Adobe Photoshop ® ®

Michelle Perkins
aximize your image quality with
128 pages
81/2"x11" M Adobe Photoshop’s automated tools
and more sophisticated color tools. You’ll
300 color images
index learn to restore the color and contrast to
ISBN 1-58428-123-5 faded or yellowed prints; eliminate color
$29.95 list casts; ensure that color is consistent from
Order number: 1776 image to image; reproduce skin tones accu-
rately; and take control of your images!

“Learn how to maximize colour quality and begin creating images that ac-
curately reflect your creative vision.”
—Photo Life

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Beginner’s Guide to
Photographic Lighting
TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESS IN THE STUDIO OR ON LOCATION

Don Marr
ffective lighting can mean the differ- 128 pages
E ence between a so-so image and an 81/2"x11"
expertly crafted one. Don Marr takes the 150 color photographs
intimidation factor out of learning light- glossary, index
ing. Never again will you look at your ISBN 1-58428-133-2
images and wonder what happened. $29.95 list
Instead, you’ll learn how to take control, Order number: 1785
fix any problems that occur, and experi-
ment with lighting in a variety of productive and creative ways.
Designed for advanced amateurs and photography students, this
book is packed with practical, step-by-step lessons that take you
FEATURES: from start to finish. Requiring only minimal equipment for
Understanding the principles of lighting impressive, highly professional results, this is the perfect guide
Metering techniques for reliable results for photographers who are ready to take control of their images
Using gels, flags, and reflectors and take their photography to the next level.
Lighting techniques for portraits, still “Exercises presented for each topic make it easy to follow along using
lifes, architectural images, and more your own lights and subjects.”
—Photo-Seminars.com

Master Posing Guide
for Portrait Photographers
J. D. Wacker
ortrait photographers are faced with 128 pages
P the daily challenge of positioning 81/2"x11"
their subjects so they look their best but 90 color photographs
don’t seem “posed.” Achieving this goal index
can spell the difference between success ISBN 1-58428-057-3
and failure. J. D. Wacker divides posing $29.95 list
into psychology (working with clients) Order number: 1722
and mechanics (positioning the body in
a flattering way). In a study of the psychology involved, the
author shows how you can make posing easier by boosting the
subject’s confidence. Shifting to mechanics, the author shows
how to pose the sections of the body, use geometry in posing, and
employ corrective posing techniques. Poses for weddings, senior
FEATURES:
Tailoring poses to the client portraits, team photos, and more are covered.
Positioning each part of the body for “Full of excellent example pictures of both good and not-so-good poses.
flattering results There is even a special chapter on posing challenges that I found very
Techniques for directing subjects useful. A fantastic photographic resource.”
—Photo-Seminars.com

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The Best of
Digital Wedding Photography
Bill Hurter

ill Hurter truly has his finger on the
128 pages
81/2"x11"
175 color photographs
B pulse of the wedding portrait indus-
try. In this book, he features a vast array
glossary, index of wedding images from over thirty-five
ISBN 1-58428-145-6 of the world’s finest wedding photogra-
$29.95 list phers. Sharing their technical tips and
Order number: 1793 creative strategies, he covers everything
from equipment selection to album
design, providing you with a behind-the-scenes look at how the
photographic elite craft their images, work with clients, and set
the bar for photographers everywhere. Whether you’re new to
digital or well practiced in its use, this book will help you fine-
FEATURES:
tune your skills, streamline your workflow, boost your sales, and
Basic album design principles and tips
inspire you to create breathtakingly beautiful, one-of-a-kind for template creation
wedding images that are perfectly suited to each client.
Techniques for making the most of every
“A behind-the-scenes look at how the world’s finest wedding photogra- image you shoot
phers are using digital to shoot in more creative ways.” Maximizing sales through marketing and
—PhotoGRAPHIC improved client relations

Portrait Photographer’s
Handbook
2ND ED.

Bill Hurter
ulling together all of the hottest tips
128 pages
81/2"x11"
175 color images
P and images from the biggest names
in the portrait industry, Bill Hurter cov-
glossary, index ers everything you need to know about
ISBN 1-58428-140-5 equipment selection, constructing flat-
$29.95 list tering lighting setups, metering for per-
Order number: 1708 fect exposures, executing flawless poses,
and much more. With the techniques in
this book, you’ll learn to ensure the best-possible capture with
your film or digital camera—both in the studio and on location.
You’ll also learn how to construct an eye-catching composition,
how to digitally enhance images with Photoshop, and much FEATURES:
more. The ample lighting diagrams provided will help you to Advice from over forty photographers
emulate a wide variety of portrait looks with your own subjects. Posing and composition techniques
Lighting for flattering portraiture
“A complete, fully comprehensive guide for portrait photographers.
Packed with invaluable information.” Creating traditional darkroom effects
—Light and Shade with Adobe Photoshop

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New!
Master Guide for Underwater
Digital Photography
Jack and Sue Drafahl
n recent years digital cameras have 128 pages
I profoundly altered the evolution of 81/2"x11"
underwater photography. In this book, 250 color photographs
Jack and Sue Drafahl show you how to index
make the most of this exciting new tech- ISBN 1-58428-166-9
nology, with tips for purchasing gear, $34.95 list
selecting camera settings, and taking Order number: 1807
your first dive with a digital camera.
Once you’ve mastered the basics, you’ll discover helpful tech-
niques for fine-tuning each shot, with tips for lighting, color bal-
FEATURES:
ance, focus, reducing backscatter, and more. Also included are
Using digital-camera menu controls
tips for including people in your images, accurate exposure, and
Exposure and lighting techniques ideas for close-up and super-macro photography.
Tips for fish photography, reducing Packed with dramatic photographs and clear, step-by-step
backscatter, and more techniques, this book will inform and inspire underwater pho-
Close-up and super-macro photography tographers of all skill levels.

New!
Digital Imaging for the
Underwater Photographer
2ND ED.

Jack and Sue Drafahl
ith digital technology, the dive is 224 pages
W just the beginning of the fun you 6"x9"
can have with underwater photography. 240 color images
Digital imaging software makes it possi- index
ble to eliminate many of the problems ISBN 1-58428-167-7
that arise with underwater photography $39.95 list
specifically (backscatter, color shifts, Order number: 1727
etc.) and with photography in general
FEATURES: (exposure issues, poor composition, focus errors, etc.). In this
Understanding the digital process—from book, Jack and Sue Drafahl guide you through the process step by
input to output
step, using Adobe Photoshop (or Photoshop Elements) to correct
Adjusting the exposure and contrast of common flaws—and even some not-so-common ones like pro-
your underwater images cessing errors and scratched negatives. Finally, they show you
Dealing with grain, backscatter, scratch- how to share your images with friends around the world via the
es, and other problems Internet, or at home with dazzling slide shows.
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Beginner’s Guide to
Adobe Photoshop Elements
® ® ®

Michelle Perkins
ith Adobe Photoshop Elements, you
128 pages
81/2"x11" W have at your fingers almost all of the
functionality of Photoshop—but at a frac-
300 color images
index tion of the price! Designed for advanced
ISBN 1-58428-138-3 amateur photographers, this book shows
$29.95 list you how to fix common problems and
Order number: 1790 turn good images into great ones. The con-
cise, jargon-free approach allows even
DOWNLOADS AVAILABLE! beginners to successfully execute the im-
Supplemental materials available
from www.AmherstMedia.com. provements they need to make—in mini-
See book for password and details.
mal time.

Portrait Photography
THE ART OF SEEING LIGHT

Don Blair with Peter Skinner
rawing on more than fifty years’
128 pages
81/2"x11" D
experience, Don Blair shows you the
lighting techniques he relies on when cre-
100 color photos
index ating his timeless images. Covering all the
ISBN 1-58428-131-6 steps needed to create portraits with last-
$29.95 list ing impact, Blair begins with techniques
Order number: 1783
for finding great backgrounds and prepar-
ing for the shoot. Next, you’ll learn how to
modify and enhance the light and meter with confidence for con-
sistent results. Included are lighting ideas for family portraits, chil-
dren’s portraits, executive portraits, group portraits, and more.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY FOR

Children’s and Family Portraiture
Kathleen Hawkins
he digital revolution is in full swing.
128 pages
81/2"x11" T
And if you own a studio that caters to
children and families and haven’t made
130 color images
index the switch, the time to make the transition
ISBN 1-58428-117-0 is now. In this book, you’ll learn why going
$29.95 list digital will result in enhanced creativity,
Order number: 1770 better production, fabulous images, and a
bigger profit than ever before. With Kath-
leen Hawkins’s easy-to-use strategies and techniques, you’ll quick-
ly be able to fulfill all of your professional goals, making what once
seemed a dream a reality.

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The Best of Teen and Senior
Portrait Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES FROM THE PROS

Bill Hurter
o behind the scenes to discover how 128 pages
G award-winning photographers create 81/2"x11"
memorable portraits of teens and seniors, 200 color photographs
capturing images that please both the sen- glossary, index
iors and their parents—and stand the test ISBN 1-58428-111-1
of time. Filled with practical tips for light- $29.95 list
ing, posing, and digital image enhance- Order number: 1766
ments, as well as 200 expertly crafted por-
traits, this book is an ideal resource for those seeking creative and
financial success in this constantly evolving field.

The Best of
Portrait Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES FROM THE PROS
Bill Hurter
illed with page after page of practical,
F hard-won advice, this book provides an
inside look at the working habits, styles,
128 pages
81/2"x11"
200 color photographs
and strategies of portrait industry leaders. glossary, index
Whether you shoot digital or film, this ISBN 1-58428-101-4
guide will help you make the most of every $29.95 list
session, in-studio or on location. Order number: 1760
“This book is a must for anyone interested in creating portraits that are
both marketable and memorable.”
—PhotoStockNotes

The Best of Children’s
Portrait Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES FROM THE PROS
Bill Hurter
iscover how award-winning photog- 128 pages
D raphers capture the magic of child- 81/2"x11"
hood. You’ll get an inside look at studio 175 color photographs
lighting for children’s portraits and learn glossary, index
how pros approach posing—as well as the ISBN 1-58428-092-1
techniques they use to elicit priceless ex- $29.95 list
pressions. Closing with a sales-boosting Order number: 1752
discussion on creating storytelling albums,
this book provides creative insight and techniques portrait pho-
tographers can apply immediately for stunning results.

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Profitable Portraits
THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO
CREATING PORTRAITS THAT SELL

Jeff Smith
here’s no doubt about it—a photog-
128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 color photographs
T rapher’s portrait style correlates
directly to his or her profits. But photo-
index graphic style doesn’t just happen, and
ISBN 1-58428-152-9 what works for one photographer won’t
$29.95 list necessarily work for the next. In order to
Order number: 1797 make money in the portrait business,
photographers need to determine just
what it is that their target client is looking for in every facet of
the portrait-photography experience and endeavor to find the
best-possible means by which to fill that need. This includes
researching and making conscious decisions about lighting FEATURES:
styles, posing, background selection, retouching styles, and Supersizing your studio’s appeal
much more. This book will help you to cut back on gimmicks, Developing your unique portraiture style
hone in on your target client’s needs, and tailor every aspect of
Using automated Photoshop applications
your business—from shooting techniques to marketing strate-
gies—to perfectly fit your market. Training your assistants to create your
approved studio style

Wedding Photography with
Adobe Photoshop ® ®

Rick Ferro and Deborah Ferro
evelop the skills you need to make
128 pages
81/2"x11" D your images look their best, add
artistic effects, and boost sales.
150 color images
index From shooting techniques, to step-by-
ISBN 1-58428-095-6 step instructions for color correcting and
$29.95 list retouching your images, to ideas for cre-
Order number: 1753 ating savvy marketing pieces that will
set your studio apart, this book shows
how Adobe Photoshop can help you make the most of your artis-
tic and business skills and realize your professional goals. Step-
by-step instructions, screen shots, and before-and-after images
make it easy to follow along and master each technique—so
you’ll be ready to use it on your own images! FEATURES:
You’ll learn how to perfect your images and add special looks Adding an artistic touch to images
by retouching, adding borders, motion effects, handcoloring Using Photoshop to prepare images for
effects, and more. You’ll also learn how to attract customers via print competition
a website and high-impact promotional mailers. Reaching more clients via a website
A start-to-finish guide to enhancing your wedding photogra- Designing eye-catching promotional
phy with Adobe Photoshop! materials

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The Practical Guide to
Digital Imaging
MASTERING THE TERMS, TECHNOLOGIES, AND TECHNIQUES

Michelle Perkins
hotographers of all skill levels are 128 pages
P excited about digital imaging—but 81/2"x11"
most are also at least a little intimidated. 150 color images
This book is designed to remove those glossary, index
fears and build the confidence novices ISBN 1-58428-150-2
need to select equipment, create digital $29.95 list
images, digitally enhance them, and out- Order number: 1799
put them successfully. With this book,
even beginners will quickly gain the knowledge and confidence
they need to create successful digital images.

Digital Landscape Photography
STEP BY STEP

Michelle Perkins
f you just “point and click,” your land-
I scape images will fall short of communi-
cating the true beauty of the scene. In this
112 pages
9"x9"
120 color images
book you’ll discover options for enhancing index
your images through compositional strate- ISBN 1-58428-151-0
gies, texture-enhancing highlights and $17.95 list
shadows, exposure techniques, quick digi- Order number: 1800
tal fixes, and more.

“Offers tips including refining the color and exposure of your images,
adding creative enhancements, and creating panoramic landscapes.”
—Studio Photography & Design

Step-by-Step Digital Photography
A GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS, 2ND ED.

Jack and Sue Drafahl
hether you are new to photography
W or are just trying to master your
first digital camera, this newly revised
112 pages
9"x6"
185 color photographs
book will provide a step-by-step path to index
success. The authors provide 185 photo- ISBN 1-58428-141-3
graphs that show you what you need to $14.95 list
know—from installing the memory card Order number: 1763
and batteries, to taking your first shot.

“Clear, short statements are cleverly presented on sequential, slide-shaped
boxes, most with a photo illustration.”
—Art Book News Annual 2005
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Lighting Techniques for Fashion
and Glamour Photography
Stephen A. Dantzig, PsyD
n fashion and glamour photography,
128 pages
81/2"x11" Inothing can create a mood quite like
light. It can evoke a mysterious feel, a
185 color images
index playful quality, or even a natural, sun-
ISBN 1-58428-147-2 kissed look that renders the model sim-
$29.95 list ply radiant.
Order number: 1795 In this book, Dantzig outlines the
basics of light theory, then moves to a
discussion on metering. He describes the lighting equipment
used by fashion and glamour photographers and advises on the
best placement for lights when creating fashion shots and beau-
ty images.
Discussions on the additive nature of light, the angle of inci-
dence=angle of reflectance law, working with models, and other FEATURES:
savvy tips will leave you with greatly improved, highly mar- Identifying the best-possible light
ketable images. sources and placement
Using light to set the mood of the image
“ . . . outlines the basics of light theory, discusses metering, and de-
Techniques for studio and location
scribes lighting equipment for fashion and glamour photographers.”
photography
—Studio Photography & Design

Professional Model Portfolios
A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

Billy Pegram
earn how to create stand-out model
128 pages
81/2"x11" L portfolios that will get your clients
noticed and hired for editorial and adver-
100 color photographs
index tising work in print, on television, and
ISBN 1-58428-137-5 more!
$29.95 list This one-of-a-kind book by successful
Order number: 1789 model photographer Billy Pegram pro-
vides everything you need to know to
amplify your client’s potential both in front of the camera and in
his or her portfolio. You’ll learn to get started with new models,
create a range of looks for each client, and design an effective
portfolio. You’ll also get inside information on the modeling FEATURES:
industry as well as practical techniques for developing your Techniques for both digital and film
client’s look to suit the needs of the American, Asian, or Eur- photographers
opean market. Working with women, men, and children
This book includes helpful sample forms, three complete Building portfolios that will get your
model portfolios, and valuable insider tips from agents and mod- clients noticed by agents and potential
eling consultants. employers

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PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR

Black & White
Digital Photography
Patrick Rice
n black & white photography, the con- 128 pages
I trast, composition, and graphic appeal 81/2"x11"
of the photo make the image. Crisp, 175 b&w/color photos
contrasting black & white tones are all- glossary, index
important for creating a technically cor- ISBN 1-58428-149-9
rect photo—but ensuring that these ele- $29.95 list
ments are in place is a tall order. In this Order number: 1798
book, you’ll discover how shooting digi-
tally can help you make the most of black & white portrait, wed-
ding, and landscape photography. With tips for exposure and
lighting, plus a host of digital enhancement techniques and a dis-
FEATURES: cussion on top-notch presentation and marketing tips, you’ll
Finessing contrast for added punch soon learn to amplify the appeal of each and every image.
Creative techniques, including tinting and
“Offers tips for improved image capture and effective lighting, digital
handcoloring effects
enhancement strategies, and well as presentation and marketing.”
Ensuring top-quality image output —Studio Photography & Design
Images from 20 top photographers

Digital Infrared Photography
PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES

Patrick Rice
nfrared offers an otherworldly view of 128 pages
I the people and places that surround 81/2"x11"
us. Tones shift and take on a magical 100 b&w/color photos
cast, and the resultant images have a index
mystical quality—one that’s particularly ISBN 1-58428-144-8
well suited to clients who are looking for $29.95 list
portraits with an edge. Order number: 1792
Because infrared film is expensive,
requires special handling, and can be unpredictable at best, the
ability to create infrared images with a digital camera and prop-
er filtration has revolutionized the genre. Photographers can
quickly capture traditional color images, then craft the striking
infrared images that will round out—or make—the sale. Doing
FEATURES: so is simple and, for the first time ever, you can preview the
Infrared light theory results—and even share them with clients on the spot.
Testing cameras for infrared sensitivity With everything you need to know about digital infrared
How infrared imaging depicts objects imaging—from testing your camera’s infrared sensitivity, to sel-
Boosting contrast, grain, and the charac- ecting the proper filtration, to enhancing the image with digital
teristic infrared “glow” in Photoshop effects, to marketing your images—you’ll quickly gain the skills
and inspiration you need to set your studio apart.

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Photographer’s Guide to
Wedding Album Design and Sales
Bob Coates
upercharge your profit levels and en-
128 pages
81/2"x11" S
hance your creativity with the tech-
niques in this book. Whether you’re inter-
150 color photographs
glossary, index ested in producing a traditional album or
ISBN 1-58428-098-0 prefer the cutting edge, the techniques
$29.95 list and vast array of album designs in this
Order number: 1757 book are sure to please. With tips for talk-
ing to clients about album styles and costs,
as well as top-notch presentation strategies that will ensure larger
sales, this book provides the inspiration you need to create out-
standing albums and cultivate unparalleled professional success.

THE ART AND BUSINESS OF

High School Senior
Portrait Photography
Ellie Vayo
hotographer Ellie Vayo shares the in-
128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 color photographs
P
sights and techniques that make her
studio one of the biggest and most prof-
indexitable senior portrait studios in the United
ISBN 1-58428-079-4 States. Learn how to perfectly align your
$29.95 liststudio with high-school seniors’ needs to
Order number: 1743 capture the demographic you’re after. Vayo
offers brilliant ideas for high-visibility ad-
vertising and marketing, client service, set design, and more.

Into Your Digital Darkroom
Step by Step
Peter Cope
earn how to coax the best qualities out
128 pages
81/2"x11" L of every image with these simple tech-
niques. Written by a photographer, for pho-
300 color images
glossary, index tographers, this book teaches all of the
ISBN 1-58428-146-4 critical skills you’ll need to expertly refine
$29.95 list and output top-notch photographs—time
Order number: 1794 and again.

DOWNLOADS AVAILABLE! “Quick methods and well-guided illustrations will
Supplemental materials available assist any photographer in achieving maximum-
from www.AmherstMedia.com.
See book for quality images through software techniques.”
password and details.
—Studio Photography & Design

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Don’t Take My Picture!
4TH ED.

Craig Alesse
his classic point-and-shoot guide to 104 pages
T taking fabulous photos of family and 6"x9"
friends has been updated to include digital 100 b&w photographs
techniques. With advice on camera selec- index
tion, shooting tips, lighting, composition, ISBN 1-58428-156-1
and creative presentation techniques—all $9.95 list
addressed in short, simply written sec- Order number: 1099
tions—this book will teach you how to
capture your best-ever group portraits, candids, formals, and even
action shots.

Plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop ® ®

A GUIDE FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

Jack and Sue Drafahl
ake improvements to your images
M quickly with these software acces-
sories that run within Adobe Photoshop
128 pages
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The Digital Darkroom Guide
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Maurice Hamilton
ith the myriad special effects made 128 pages
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Professional Digital Imaging
FOR WEDDING AND PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS

Patrick Rice
eaturing techniques from over twenty
128 pages
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200 color photos
F top wedding and portrait photogra-
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index pros need to select digital equipment, deal
ISBN 1-58428-128-6 with a new type of workflow, fine-tune
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strategies, tips on creating wedding albums, and advice on out-
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The Master Guide to
Digital SLR Cameras
Ron Eggers and Stan Sholik
ntil recently, digital single lens reflex
128 pages
81/2"x11"
180 b&w photographs
U cameras were highly specialized and
used mainly by a few photographers with
index big budgets and lots of patience. However,
ISBN 1-58428-143-X digital SLRs have now become easier to
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In this book, you’ll discover each camera’s basic features, helping
you select the model that best suits your needs. Discussions and
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The Bride’s Guide
to Wedding Photography
Kathleen Hawkins
very bride dreams of perfect wedding
112 pages
6"x9"
115 color photos
E images. However, while most have an
idea of how their images should look, they
index often lack the experience needed to identi-
ISBN 1-58428-094-8 fy the right photographer for the job, select
$14.95 list from various photography packages, and
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ning their wedding photography. From
establishing a feasible wedding-day timeline to selecting makeup
that will photograph well, this is a complete guide for brides!

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Professional Secrets of Natural
Light Portrait Photography
Douglas Allen Box
atural light portraits appeal to both
N photographers and clients because of
their simple style and spontaneous, casual
128 pages
81/2"x11"
80 color photographs
quality. In this book, you’ll learn how to resources, index
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traits that suit your clients’ needs. Order number: 1706

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Professional Secrets of
Wedding Photography, 2ND ED.

Douglas Allen Box
his book provides you with tech- 128 pages
T niques for posing the bride, groom, 81/2"x11"
couple, wedding party, and family por- 140 color photographs
traits and shows you how to make the index
most of light on location. Outdoor photog- ISBN 1-58428-087-5
raphy is also covered in detail, along with $29.95 list
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Professional Secrets for
Photographing Children, 2ND ED.
Douglas Allen Box
tudy the posing, compositional, and
S lighting techniques Box uses to create
each beautiful portrait. This beautifully
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illustrated book includes numerous light- index
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Outdoor and Location
Portrait Photography, 2ND ED.
Jeff Smith
uthor Jeff Smith shows you how to
128 pages
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100 color photographs
index fect light, choose great settings, and pose
ISBN 1-58428-070-0 your subjects to create beautiful portraits
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Posing and Lighting Techniques
for Studio Portrait Photography
J. J. Allen
his book includes discussions on the
128 pages
81/2"x11" T psychology of posing, the use of diffu-
sion filters and vignetting, and tips on pro-
100 color photographs
glossary, index ducing high-impact close-ups with a tele-
ISBN 1-58428-031-X extender. An annotated portrait gallery
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Advanced
Digital Camera Techniques
Jack and Sue Drafahl
128 pages earn to make the most of your digital
81/2"x11"
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L
imaging using techniques that will
enhance your results and maximize your
indexcreativity. In this book, Jack and Sue
ISBN 1-58428-099-9 Drafahl teach you the skills you’ll need to
$29.95 listtake your images to the next level. You’ll
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Lighting Techniques for
High Key Portrait Photography
Norman Phillips
n a high key image, the overall tonal 128 pages
I range is primarily white or light. While 81/2"x11"
the photographic genre seems simple 100 color photographs
enough in theory, achieving this classic appendix, index
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sure challenges—even for seasoned pros. $29.95 list
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to add increased interest), and compose elegant, high key images
that your clients will adore.

Lighting Techniques for
Low Key Portrait Photography
Norman Phillips
he “key” of a photograph describes its 128 pages
T overall tonal range. In low key images, 81/2"x11"
the tones in the clothing, props, and back- 100 color photographs
ground are primarily dark. While simple glossary, index
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unique challenges. Fortunately, this book $29.95 list
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background, and compose low key images.

Professional
Digital Portrait Photography
Jeff Smith
igital portrait photography offers a 128 pages
D great number of important advan- 81/2"x11"
tages—both creatively and financially. Yet, 100 color photographs
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many photographers find the transition to ISBN 1-58428-089-1
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Smith, a studio owner and highly success- Order number: 1750
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Creative Lighting Techniques for
Studio Photographers, 2ND ED.
Dave Montizambert
earn the concepts of studio lighting
128 pages
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you photograph. You’ll learn to achieve
100 color photographs
index complete control over light and shadow
ISBN 1-58428-093-X formation to create images that capture
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Photographer’s Guide to
the Digital Portrait
START TO FINISH WITH ADOBE® PHOTOSHOP®

Al Audleman
hotoshop puts nearly unlimited control
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120 color images
P
into the hands of the portrait photogra-
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Studio Lighting
A PRIMER FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

Lou Jacobs Jr.
hether your interest lies in portrait
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190 color photos
W photography or shooting still lifes,
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THE ART OF Infrared
Black & White Photography
Portrait Handbook
Photography
Oscar Lozoya Laurie White

Drawing on a subject base of portrait clients, artists, This is the definitive guide to creating otherworldly
and street people, Lozoya shows how to use elegant infrared images. Author Laurie White teaches you
posing and lighting techniques to create storytelling about the qualities of infrared radiation, how to
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THE ART AND TECHNIQUES OF Fantasy Portrait
Business Portrait Photography
Photography CREATIVE TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES

Andre Amyot Kimarie Richardson

This book provides an overview of the business Use elaborate costumes, mystical sets, and your own
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Success in Professional
Portrait Digital Photography
Photography

Jeff Smith Dave Montizambert

Develop an effective marketing strategy, avoid com- Dave Montizambert discusses the latest advances
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istic budget, and reduce operating costs. Packed images, getting the best exposure, and calibrating
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PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES FOR LIGHTING AND EXPOSURE TECHNIQUES FOR Photo Retouching
Pet and Animal Outdoor and Location WITH ADOBE® PHOTOSHOP®, 2ND ED.

Photography Portrait Photography Discover how pros retouch and
If you’ve mastered people por- Learn the techniques you need to restore photographs. You’ll learn
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Classic Portrait Photo Salvage with PROFESSIONAL STRATEGIES
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Digital Photographers
Bill McIntosh’s timeless images A guide for restoring images—or
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THE PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO Big Bucks Selling Your
Success in Shooting Model and Photography, 3RD ED.
Print Competition Actor Portfolios Learn the ins and outs of the pho-
Patrick Rice, a WPPI and PPA Create spectacular portfolios with tography business and gain the
judge, shows how this competi- the easy-to-follow techniques in must-have marketing skills you
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raphers. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 100 color ness use. $17.95 list, 81/2x11, 144p,
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Black & White PROFESSIONAL SECRETS OF Classic
Model Photography Nude & Beauty Nude Photography
Create the top-notch photos your
Photography Legendary shooter Peter Gowland
clients deserve. You’ll learn how Enhance a model’s look and learn explores the secrets behind the
to find and work with both new how to make each feature “pop.” photos that defined modern glam-
and experienced models, use light Technical information on the our photography. Each is paired
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Creating World- Into Your Darkroom
Class Photography Step by Step
HOW ANY PHOTOGRAPHER CAN CREATE REVISED
TECHNICALLY FLAWLESS PHOTOGRAPHS

Ernst Wildi Dennis P. Curtin

Any photographer can create technically flawless Set up and use your darkroom to create images that
photographs with the timeless tips contained in this are more expressive, less expensive, and better print-
beautifully illustrated, complete guide. You’ll learn ed than those made at a lab. This guide features
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flash, filters, and much more. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, illustrations that will help you put your new skills
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Zone System Build Your Own
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE Home Darkroom
FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
REVISED

Brian Lav Lista Duren and
Will McDonald

The zone system is a comprehensive approach to This guide is an invaluable resource for every phase
the exposure and development of black & white of building a darkroom in your basement, spare
film. With the step-by-step approach in this book, room, closet, or bathroom. You’ll find tangible, easy-
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learn the techniques needed to produce top-quality woodworking, enlargers, light boxes, and more.
prints. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 80 duotone photos. $17.95 list, 81/2x11, 160p, 100 b&w photos. (ISBN 0-
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THE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO Toning Techniques
Pinhole for Photographic
Photography Prints

Jim Shull Richard Newman

Create a pinhole camera with common household With minimal equipment, you can tone your images
items. The resulting film can be processed in your and achieve greater expression. From classic sepia,
home—and the quality may surprise you! This book to archival toners, to toners in the colors of the rain-
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The Art of Creative Techniques
Photographing for Color
Water Photography

Cub Kahn Bobbi Lane

Meet the unique challenges inherent in photograph- Learn everything you ever wanted to know about
ing rivers, lakes, waterfalls, streams, and seashores. working with color. Lane covers the effects of time
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and achieve perfect perspective. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, ly vivid, one-of-a-kind images you desire. $29.95 list,
128p, 70 color photographs. (ISBN 1-58428-060-3) 81/2x11, 128p, 250 color photographs. (ISBN 1-58428-
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Web Site Design Photographer’s
for Professional Lighting Handbook
Photographers

Paul Rose and Lou Jacobs Jr.
Jean Holland-Rose

DOWNLOADS AVAILABLE! Your web site is your new This book covers all of the basic lighting techniques,
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Macro & Close-up Studio Portrait
Photography Photography of
Handbook Children and Babies
2ND ED.

Stan Sholik and Ron Eggers Marilyn Sholin

Designed with the 35mm shooter in mind, this book Create heartwarming portraits of your youngest
covers everything you need to know about captur- subjects. Includes techniques for creating a rapport
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Family Portrait Photographer’s Legal Handbook for
Photography Filter Handbook Photographers
This exceptional book will show Take control of your photography Photographers who don’t under-
you how to create masterful stu- with this guide to filters. Filters stand their rights are likely to put
dio and location shots, capture used in color and black & white themselves at risk. Bert Krages of-
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Photographing Children The Portrait THE ART OF

in Black & White Book Bridal Portrait
Photography
Learn the techniques the pros use Outlines the skills you need to
to capture portraits of children in achieve success in portraiture. Marty Seefer guides you through
black & white. Features tips on Featuring interviews with photo the creation of location and studio
photographing groups, working editors from the New Yorker, Vibe, shots, showing you how to build a
with twins, selecting a location, and Vanity Fair, and a host of set, choose a location, select a flat-
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Master Guide for Dynamic Wildlife The Best of
Wildlife Photography Nature Photography
Photographers Today’s viewers of wildlife pho- Have you ever wondered how leg-
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teaches you to use tracking strate- result, today’s wildlife photogra- Zuckerman and John Sexton cre-
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Heavenly Bodies HOW TO PHOTOGRAPH Beginner’s Guide to
THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE Your Baby’s Nature Photography
TO ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY First Year With the abundant easy-to-follow
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Storytelling Photographer’s
Wedding Guide to
Photography Polaroid® Transfer
STEP-BY-STEP, 2ND ED.

Barbara Box Christopher Grey

Capture spontaneous moments and natural expres- Learn how Polaroid transfer can help you create
sions as they unfold to create a unique record of the beautiful and creative photographic images. Grey
bride and groom’s special day. Barbara Box provides provides instruction on transferring Polaroid images
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PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES
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Bill Hurter

128 pages
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200 color images
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ISBN 1-58428-172-3
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80 color photographs
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ISBN 1-58428-180-4
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hen the sun disappears, your most 128 pages
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Maurice Hamilton

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Michelle Perkins
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aking pictures of your friends and
96 pages
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T family is lots of fun—but sometimes
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Bill Lemon

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110 color photographs
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Ernst Wildi

128 pages
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150 color photographs
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ISBN 1-58428-179-0
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INDEX OF TITLES
Advanced Digital Camera Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Family Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Posing for Portrait Photography:
Advanced Infrared Photography Handbook . . . . . . . .43 Fantasy Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 A Head-to-Toe Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
The Art and Business of High School Senior Getting Started with Adobe® Photoshop® Elements® . . .5 Power Marketing for Wedding and
Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Group Portrait Photography Handbook, 2nd. ed. . . . .13 Portrait Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
The Art and Techniques of Business Heavenly Bodies: The Photographer’s The Practical Guide to Digital Imaging: Mastering
Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Guide to Astrophotography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 the Terms, Technologies, and Techniques . . . . . .26
Artistic Techniques with Adobe® Photoshop® How to Photograph Your Baby’s First Year . . . . . . . .42 Professional Digital Imaging for Wedding
and Corel® Painter® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 How to Start and Operate and Portrait Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
The Art of Black & White Portrait Photography . . . .36 a Digital Portrait Photography Studio . . . . . . . . . .11 Professional Digital Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
The Art of Bridal Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . .41 Infrared Photography Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Professional Digital Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . .34
The Art of Color Infrared Photography . . . . . . . . . . .43 Into Your Darkroom Step by Step, revised . . . . . . . . .39 Professional Digital Techniques for
The Art of Photographing Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 Into Your Digital Darkroom Step by Step . . . . . . . . . .29 Nude & Glamour Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48
Basic 35mm Photo Guide, 5th ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Legal Handbook for Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Professional Marketing & Selling Techniques
Beginner’s Guide to Adobe® Photoshop®, 2nd ed. . . . .19 Lighting and Exposure Techniques for Outdoor for Digital Wedding Photographers, 2nd. ed. . . . . .45
Beginner’s Guide to and Location Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . .37 Professional Model Portfolios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Adobe® Photoshop® Elements® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Lighting Techniques for Fashion and The Professional Photographer’s Guide to
Beginner’s Guide to Nature Photography . . . . . . . . . .42 Glamour Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 Success in Print Competition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Beginner’s Guide to Photographic Lighting . . . . . . . .20 Lighting Techniques for High Key Professional Posing Techniques for Wedding and
The Beginner’s Guide to Pinhole Photography . . . . .39 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Portrait Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
The Best of Children’s Portrait Photography . . . . . . .24 Lighting Techniques for Low Key Professional Secrets for Photographing
The Best of Digital Wedding Photography . . . . . . . . .21 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Children, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
The Best of Family Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . .44 Macro & Close-up Photography Handbook . . . . . . . .40 Professional Secrets of Natural Light
The Best of Nature Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 Marketing & Selling Techniques for Digital Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
The Best of Photographic Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Professional Secrets of Nude &
The Best of Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 Master Composition Guide Beauty Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
The Best of Teen and Senior Portrait Photography . .24 for Digital Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Professional Secrets of
The Best of Wedding Photography, 2nd. ed. . . . . . . . . .7 Master Guide for Underwater Digital Photography . .22 Wedding Photography, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
The Best of Wedding Photojournalism . . . . . . . . . . . .18 The Master Guide for Wildlife Photographers . . . . . .42 Professional Strategies and Techniques for
Big Bucks Selling Your Photography, 3rd. ed. . . . . . . .38 The Master Guide to Digital SLR Cameras . . . . . . . .31 Digital Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Black & White Model Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Master Lighting Guide for Portrait Photographers . .12 Professional Techniques for
Black & White Photography Techniques Master Posing Guide for Portrait Photographers . . . .20 Black & White Digital Photography . . . . . . . . . . .28
with Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46 Night and Low-Light Techniques for Digital Professional Techniques for
The Bride’s Guide to Wedding Photography . . . . . . . .31 Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46 Digital Wedding Photography, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . .16
Build Your Own Home Darkroom, revised . . . . . . . . .39 Outdoor and Location Portrait Professional Techniques for Pet and Animal
Classic Nude Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Photography, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Classic Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 The Parent’s Guide to Photographing Profitable Portraits: The Photographer’s Guide to
Color Correction and Enhancement Children and Families . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Creating Portraits that Sell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
with Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Photographer’s Filter Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Step-by-Step Composition Techniques
Corrective Lighting, Posing & Retouching Photographer’s Guide to Polaroid® Transfer: for Digital Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
for Digital Portrait Photographers, 2nd ed. . . . . . . .8 Step-by-Step, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 Step-by-Step Digital Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Creating World-Class Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39 Photographer’s Guide to Shooting Storytelling Wedding Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Creative Lighting Techniques Model and Actor Portfolios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Studio Lighting: A Primer for Photographers . . . . . .35
for Studio Photographers, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Photographer’s Guide to the Digital Portrait . . . . . . .35 Studio Portrait Photography of
Creative Techniques for Color Photography . . . . . . . .40 Photographer’s Guide to Wedding Album Children and Babies, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40
Digital Camera Tricks and Special Effects 101 . . . . . .47 Design and Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Success in Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
The Digital Darkroom Guide with Photographer’s Lighting Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 Take Great Pictures: A Simple Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Photographing Children in Black & White . . . . . . . . .41 Toning Techniques for Photographic Prints . . . . . . . .39
Digital Imaging for the Photographing Children with Special Needs . . . . . . .43 Traditional Photographic Effects
Underwater Photographer, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Photo Retouching with Adobe® Photoshop®, 2nd ed. . .37 with Adobe® Photoshop®, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Digital Infrared Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Photo Salvage with Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . . . . . . . . .37 Web Site Design for Professional Photographers . . . .40
Digital Landscape Photography Step by Step . . . . . . .26 Plug-ins for Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Wedding and Portrait Photographers’
Digital Photography 101 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 The Portrait Book: A Guide for Legal Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Digital Photography Boot Camp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Wedding Photography: Creative Techniques
Digital Photography for Children’s and The Portrait Photographer’s Guide to Posing . . . . . . .14 for Lighting, Posing, and Marketing, 3rd ed. . . . . .12
Family Portraiture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Portrait Photographer’s Handbook, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . .21 Wedding Photography with Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . .25
Digital Portrait Photography 101 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Portrait Photography: The Art of Seeing Light . . . . .23 Zone System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Digital Portrait Photography of Teens and Seniors . .16 Posing and Lighting Techniques for Studio
Don’t Take My Picture! 4th ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Dynamic Wildlife Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 Posing Techniques for Digital Portraits . . . . . . . . . . . .5

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