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Photo Books

2005 CATALOG

Amherst Media ®

PUBLISHER OF PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS
Master Lighting Guide
for Portrait
Photographers

Christopher Grey

128 pages
81/2"x11"
300 color photographs
index
ISBN 1-58428-125-1

MASTER THE SKILLS NEEDED TO CREATE FLAWLESS $29.95 list
LIGHT FOR ANY PORTRAIT SUBJECT OR STYLE Order number: 1778

IGHT, VIBRANT AND MALLEABLE, IS THE GREATEST TOOL AT
L the disposal of portrait photographers. It sculpts the face,
adds definition to the body, and puts a sparkle in the eyes. It
FEATURES:
Techniques for digital and film photography
creates drama and intrigue—or even a soft, romantic feel— Selecting professional lighting equipment for
at the photographer’s whim. In this book, master photog- studio portraits
rapher Christopher Grey teaches portrait lighting from start Understanding light ratios and how to use
to finish, showing you how to control light effectively for them effectively
The classic lighting styles and how to create
unmatched results. You’ll learn the function and positioning
them
of studio lighting, aided by clearly illustrated lighting dia-
Selecting and lighting the background for
grams that will help you to emulate a vast array of lighting creative effects
effects—from soft and flattering to edgy and dramatic. From Versatile portrait-lighting setups for any
high and low key lighting strategies, to techniques for simu- subject
lating the look of sunlight in the studio, to understanding Creative ideas for outstanding headshots
light ratios, to the creative application of mismatched film Techniques for business portraits, editorial
setting and light source, this book will open your eyes to a portraits, glamour portraits, bridal portraits,
whole new world of imaging possibilities. Armed with these and more
must-have skills, you’ll be able to create photographs that are
more flattering, highly marketable, and more creative than
ever before.

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Basic 35mm
Photo Guide
FIFTH EDITION

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, 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 man-
ual 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!
201,000 sold worldwide!
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Professional Techniques for
Digital Wedding Photography
SECOND EDITION
Jeff Hawkins and Kathleen Hawkins
128 pages
G ET THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO SUCCEED IN
digital wedding photography. From 81/2"x11"
selecting equipment, to building an effi- 95 color images
cient digital workflow, to increasing your index
profits, the authors show you how to make ISBN 1-58428-110-3
digital work for you. You’ll learn how to $29.95 list
discuss digital technology with your Order number: 1735
clients, develop effective marketing strate-
gies, retouch, and even add special effects to your images.

Advanced
Digital Camera Techniques
Jack and Sue Drafahl

L EARN TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR DIGITAL
imaging using techniques that will 81/2"x11"
128 pages

enhance your results and maximize your 200+ color images
creativity. In this book, Jack and Sue index
Drafahl teach you the skills you’ll need to ISBN 1-58428-099-9
take your images to the next level. You’ll $29.95 list
learn how to select the best exposure mode Order number: 1758
for various subjects; create motion in your
photographs using controlled shutter speeds, camera movement,
and zoom techniques; take 360-degree panoramas; edit, catalog,
and print your images; and much more.

New!
Big Bucks Selling Your Photography
THIRD EDITION
Cliff Hollenbeck
EARN THE INS AND OUTS OF THE PHO-
L tography business and gain the must-
have marketing skills you need to make it
144 pages
81/2"x11"
30 b&w images
in this highly competitive field. Includes appendix, index
a list of marketing resources and sample ISBN 1-58428-127-8
forms that can be copied for business use. $17.95 list
Order number: 1177
“This is a no-nonsense, hard-nosed, nitty-gritty
exploration of a tough, competitive business.”
—Popular Photography
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New!

The Portrait
Photographer’s
Guide to Posing

Bill Hurter

128 pages
81/2"x11"
200 color photographs
glossary, index
ISBN 1-58428-126-X
$29.95 list THE VERY NATURE OF POSING IS CHANGING.
Order number: 1779 WILL YOU STAY ON THE CUTTING EDGE OR BE
LEFT BEHIND?

FEATURES:
Posing basics, refinements, and strategies for
clients of all ages
P OSING IN PORTRAITURE HAS A TRADITION OF CLASSICAL
elegance. The great portrait photographers of today
haven’t forgotten the fundamental rules of the past, of
Corrective posing techniques that will help course, but they prefer to interpret them less formally—and
you flatter every client the result is portraits that range from beautifully natural to
Techniques for digital and film-based
utterly dynamic.
photographers
In this book, Bill Hurter, the editor of Rangefinder maga-
Posing for weddings, families, children, and
more zine, teaches you the classical rules of posing—and when to
200 striking images from the top break them. Featuring techniques for all types of portraiture
photographers in the industry (from weddings and families, to children and high-school
seniors), you’ll learn simple ways to flatter the human form.
Corrective posing techniques are also provided, helping you
to make every client look their best.
With 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 your clients and help you meet both your artistic
and financial goals.

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Wedding Photography with
Adobe Photoshop
® ®

Rick Ferro and Deborah Ferro

D EVELOP THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO MAKE 128 pages
your images look their best, add artis- 81/2"x11"
tic effects, and boost sales. From shooting 150 color images
techniques, to step-by-step instructions for index
color correcting and retouching your ISBN 1-58428-095-6
images, to ideas for creating savvy market- $29.95 list
ing pieces that will set your studio apart, Order number: 1753
the authors show you how to use Adobe
Photoshop to correct problem images, add stand-out artistic
effects, streamline your workflow, and realize your financial and
artistic goals.

Photographer’s Guide to
the Digital Portrait
START TO FINISH WITH ADOBE® PHOTOSHOP®
Al Audleman
HOTOSHOP PUTS NEARLY UNLIMITED CON- 128 pages
P trol into the hands of the portrait photog- 81/2"x11"
rapher. You can now retain control of every 120 color images
aspect of the image-making process—from index
capture, to retouching, to output—with min- ISBN 1-58428-118-9
imal expense and in little time. This book $29.95 list
will show you how to set your Photoshop Order number: 1771
preferences, correct color, use the program’s
powerful tools to fix image flaws, sharpen portraits, crop your pho-
tographs, and much more.

Group Portrait
Photography Handbook
Bill Hurter
F ALL THE PORTRAIT SPECIALTIES, PHO-
O 128 pages
tographing groups is particularly chal- 81/2"x11"
lenging. In this book, Bill Hurter takes a 120 color photographs
critical look at the art of group portraiture, glossary, index
providing the information you need to ISBN 1-58428-082-4
select the right equipment and locations, $29.95 list
and guiding you in orchestrating effective Order number: 1740
groupings, flattering poses, and a cohesive
look. Covering tips and techniques for working with groups of all
sizes—from couples to the giant staff of a corporation—this book
provides strategies you can rely on to yield unmatched results.

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New!
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, master photographer Don
Blair shows you the lighting techniques
100 color photos
index he relies on when creating his timeless
ISBN 1-58428-131-6 images. You’ll learn to really see light and
$29.95 list truly harness its best features, both in the
Order number: 1783 studio and on location. Covering all the
steps needed to create portraits with last-
ing impact, Blair begins with techniques for finding (or creating)
FEATURES:
great backgrounds and preparing for the shoot. Next, you’ll learn Techniques for film and digital photography
how to modify and enhance the light and meter with confidence Ideas for making the most of bare bulb
for consistent results. Also included are lighting ideas appropri- flash—indoors and out
ate for designing family portraits, children’s portraits, executive Using punch-panel lights, parabolic lights,
portraits, group portraits, and more. and spotlights to refine your lighting style
Creating special lighting effects

New!
Studio Lighting
A PRIMER FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

Lou Jacobs Jr.
F YOU’RE READY TO DELVE INTO THE
128 pages
81/2"x11"
190 color photos
I world of studio photography and gain a
better command over your images, then
index this is the book for you. Whether your
ISBN 1-58428-135-9 interest lies in portrait photography or
$29.95 list shooting still lifes, you’ll learn exactly
Order number: 1787 what equipment you need to set up a stu-
dio of your own—either in a temporary
site, like your own living room, or in a commercial studio. Next,
you’ll learn in-demand lighting strategies from the ground up. FEATURES:
You’ll discover the effects that hard lighting and soft lighting cre- Using single- and multiple-light setups
ate, as well as how to use low and high key lighting to the best Employing umbrellas, softboxes, reflec-
effect. You’ll also learn how to meter for the best possible expo- tors, and other modifiers to adjust the
quality of light
sure, how to ensure good contrast, and how to modify light to
Includes techniques for both digital and
perfectly control its effect on your image—every time. Perfect film photographers
for both digital and film photographers.

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Beginner’s Guide to
Adobe Photoshop , SECOND EDITION
® ®

Michelle Perkins

M AKE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS LOOK THEIR
best, create original artwork, and add
unique effects to any image. This compre-
128 pages
81/2"x11"
300 color images
hensive book focuses on the tools you will index
use every day, with every image. You’ll ISBN 1-58428-108-1
learn how to add text, retouch and color $29.95 list
correct your photos, and much more. Order number: 1732
“Gives short, easy-to-use techniques that allow readers to put their skills
to work right away with PC or Macintosh versions of Photoshop.”
—PhotoStockNotes (PhotoSource International)

Traditional Photographic Effects
with Adobe Photoshop , SECOND EDITION
® ®

Michelle Perkins and Paul Grant
DD TRADITIONAL EFFECTS TO ANY IMAGE.
A From handcoloring, to soft focus, to
toning, you’ll be amazed at the ease with
128 pages
81/2"x11"
150 color images
which great results can be achieved. Best index
of all, every effect is reversible, so you can ISBN 1-58428-109-X
experiment without losing a single image. $29.95 list
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

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

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

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New!

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

Don Marr

128 pages
81/2"x11"
150 color photographs
glossary, index
ISBN 1-58428-133-2
$29.95 list MASTER THE LIGHTING TECHNIQUES USED BY
Order number: 1785 PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS AND ACHIEVE
FLAWLESS IMAGES

FEATURES:
Understanding the principles of lighting
Metering techniques for reliable results
E FFECTIVE LIGHTING CAN MEAN THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A
so-so image and an expertly crafted one. Don Marr takes
the intimidation factor out of learning lighting. Never again
Using gels, flags, and reflectors will you look at your negatives or monitor and wonder what
Techniques for working in mixed lighting happened. Instead, you’ll learn how to take control, fix any
situations
problems that occur, and experiment with lighting in a vari-
Employing continuous light sources for
ety of productive and creative ways.
creative effects
How lighting can be used to enhance Designed for advanced amateurs and photography stu-
texture dents, this book is packed with practical, step-by-step lessons
Lighting techniques for portraits, still lifes, that take you from start to finish. From the basic concepts of
architectural images, and more lighting, to single-light setups, and on to multi-light images,
exercises are presented for each topic, making it easy to fol-
low along using your own lights and subjects—either in your
studio or on location.
Requiring only minimal equipment for impressive, high-
ly professional results, this is the perfect guide for photogra-
phers who are ready to take control of their images—and
take their photography to the next level.

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New!

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

MASTER THE ART OF POSING CLIENTS TO CREATE $29.95 list
PORTRAITS THAT SELL THEMSELVES Order number: 1786

HE HUMAN FORM, MASTERFULLY POSED, CAN BE ONE OF THE
T most beautiful subjects on earth. Handled poorly, that
same subject can appear awkward and even unappealing to
FEATURES:
Understanding the styles of poses and
viewers. Whether you’re just starting out or are looking to determining what will best suit an individual
expand your posing repertoire, this book will teach you how client’s needs
to craft a variety of polished, dynamic poses that accent the Posing all types of portraits—from head-
client’s best features and ensure a salable image. and-shoulders to full-length shots
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
Mastering studio and location posing
that will help you to target clients’ problem areas, a look into
techniques
the various posing genres, and pointers on how not to pose,
this is a resource you’ll use time and again.

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New!
Classic Portrait Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES
FROM A MASTER PHOTOGRAPHER

William S. McIntosh
128 pages
81/2"x11" D ISCOVER THE TECHNIQUES REQUIRED TO
capture flawless images of portrait
subjects in every imaginable situation—
100 color photographs
indexfrom posing and lighting large groups in
ISBN 1-58428-132-4 the studio, to orchestrating expertly crafted
$29.95 liston-location shots that even the most dis-
Order number: 1784 criminating client will cherish. Whether
you prefer creating portraits digitally or FEATURES:
are still working with film, master photographer Bill McIntosh’s Techniques for black & white and color
hard-won tips and techniques—and his resultant timeless portraits
images—will inspire you to take your own imaging to the next Cultural arts, military, business, and
garden portraits
level. Containing a vast array of images—from business por-
Understanding the qualities that make a
traits, to family portraits, to photos of the cultural arts—this portrait a classic
book truly offers something for everyone.

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

Billy Pegram
REATE STAND-OUT MODEL PORTFOLIOS
128 pages
81/2"x11" Cthat will get your clients noticed—
and hired! This one-of-a-kind book pro-
100 color photographs
vides everything you need to know to
index
ISBN 1-58428-137-5 amplify your client’s potential both in
front of the camera and in her portfolio.
$29.95 list
Order number: 1789 You’ll learn to get started with new mod-
els, create a range of looks for each client, FEATURES:
and design an effective portfolio. You’ll also get inside informa- Techniques for both digital and film
tion on the modeling industry as well as practical techniques for photographers
developing your client’s look to suit the needs of the American, Working with women, men, and children
Building portfolios that will get your
Asian, or European market. This book includes sample forms,
clients noticed by agents and potential
three complete model portfolios, and helpful hints from agents employers
and modeling consultants.

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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY FOR
Children’s and Family Portraiture
Kathleen Hawkins

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

PROFESSIONAL STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES FOR
Digital Photographers
Bob Coates

A UTHOR BOB COATES BRINGS TOGETHER 128 pages
sixteen experts from various photo- 81/2"x11"
graphic genres to discuss the digital phe- 100 color photographs
nomenon, providing you with real insight index
into the impact that digital technology has ISBN 1-58428-119-7
had on the industry and a look at what the $29.95 list
future holds. Featuring images and tech- Order number: 1772
niques from photographers in variety of
genres—from portrait and commercial artists, to specialists in the
field of color management, to aerial photographers, to nature pho-
tographers, this timely resource is well suited to every photographer.

The Digital Darkroom Guide
with Adobe Photoshop ® ®

Maurice Hamilton

W ITH THE MYRIAD SPECIAL EFFECTS
made possible with Adobe Photo-
shop, you can easily lose sight of the bigger
128 pages
81/2"x11"
140 color images
picture—the quality of your image. In this index
unique book, author Maurice Hamilton ISBN 1-58428-121-9
provides step-by-step instructions for fine- $29.95 list
tuning your images, allowing you to bring Order number: 1775
out, rather than mask, the true spirit of
each image to produce fine art. You’ll learn to adjust the bright-
ness, contrast, and color balance of your images to ensure that the
full potential of each is achieved.

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Lighting Techniques for
Low Key Portrait Photography
Norman Phillips
“KEY” OF AN IMAGE DESCRIBES ITS
128 pages
81/2"x11" T HE
overall tonal range. In low key images,
the tones in the clothing, props, and back-
100 color photographs
glossary, index ground are primarily dark. While simple in
ISBN 1-58428-120-0 theory, creating this style presents some
$29.95 listunique challenges. Fortunately, this book
Order number: 1773 will show you how to create a studio setup,
use window light, and employ natural light
on location. Readers will also learn how to meter accurately for
perfect exposures, select an ideal background, and compose low
key images.

Lighting Techniques for
High Key Portrait Photography
Norman Phillips
N A HIGH KEY IMAGE, THE OVERALL TONAL
128 pages
81/2"x11" I
range is primarily white or light. While
the photographic genre seems simple
100 color photographs
appendix, index enough in theory, achieving this classic
ISBN 1-58428-075-1 look presents numerous lighting and expo-
$29.95 list sure challenges—even for seasoned pros.
Order number: 1736 From studio to location shoots, you’ll learn
how to meter accurately for perfect expo-
sures, select an ideal background (and modify it during the session
to add increased interest), and compose elegant, high key images
that your clients will adore.

Fantasy Portrait Photography
CREATIVE TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES
Kimarie Richardson
SE ELABORATE COSTUMES, MYSTICAL SETS,
128 pages
81/2"x11" U and your own creativity to design
themed portraits that are perfectly suited
90 color photographs
index to each client’s unique personality. Author
ISBN 1-58428-124-3 Kimarie Richardson offers tips on creating
$29.95 list 1940s glamour portraits, handpainted
Order number: 1777 masterpieces, and sepia-toned family pho-
tos and provides a behind-the-scenes look
at the costuming, prop and backdrop selection, lighting, and expo-
sure used to create each priceless portrait. Includes techniques for
men, women, children, infants, and groups.

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The Best of
Wedding Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES FROM THE PROS
Bill Hurter
EARN THE TECHNIQUES USED BY PROFES-
L 128 pages
sional wedding photographers—from 81/2"x11"
how they identify and capture that per- 150 color photos
fect, romantic moment, to the critical glossary, index
skills they rely upon every time they step ISBN 1-58428-085-9
behind the camera. $29.95 list
You’ll learn the skills needed to create Order number: 1747
flattering, attractive poses of the bride
and groom, the wedding party, and family. Also covered are cam-
era techniques for working effectively with natural light. You’ll
learn about classic and contemporary wedding image styles, dis-
FEATURES: cover how to anticipate and prepare for the can’t-miss shots, and
Master the critical skills, including light- even how to present proofs and design an effective album.
ing, posing, exposure, and more With tips, techniques, and gorgeous traditional and cutting-
150 photos portraits from award- edge images from dozens of the top shooters in the industry, this
winning professionals book is a key resource for photographers who truly want to cre-
Photo strategies for individuals and groups ate top-quality wedding images.

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

G O BEHIND THE SCENES TO DISCOVER
how award-winning photographers
create memorable portraits of teens and
128 pages
81/2"x11"
200 color photographs
seniors, capturing images that please glossary, index
both seniors and their parents—and ISBN 1-58428-111-1
stand the test of time. $29.95 list
Beginning with a review of the Order number: 1766
industry and its practices, you’ll learn
how senior photography has evolved from simple yearbook pho-
tos into a highly creative and demanding genre. Next, you’ll
learn how to communicate effectively with teens and use cre-
FEATURES: ative lighting and posing to design images that reflect their indi-
Tips and images from the industry’s top viduality and style-conscious tastes. You’ll also learn how to tai-
teen and senior photographers lor your marketing strategies to this savvy demographic, get ideas
Marketing and sales strategies that will for special profit-boosting promotions, and see how specializing
set your business apart in senior portraits has worked for many top photographers.
Making your clients look their best
Filled with practical, image-enhancing advice and 200
Techniques for both digital and film
photography expertly crafted portraits, this book is an ideal resource for those
seeking success in this dynamic field.

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The Best of
Wedding Photojournalism
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES FROM THE PROS
Bill Hurter
128 pages
81/2"x11" T HIS INFORMATIVE BOOK REVEALS THE
strategies that award-winning wed-
ding photojournalists use to capture the
175 color photographs
glossary, index fleeting emotions and romantic moments
ISBN 1-58428-122-7 of the bride and groom’s special day.
$29.95 listAcclaimed Author Bill Hurter draws on
Order number: 1774 the experience of over thirty-five top pro-
fessional 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,
remaining constantly alert as they evaluate the events, people, FEATURES:
lighting, and compositional possibilities around them. In this Making the average extraordinary
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

The Best of
Portrait Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES FROM THE PROS
Bill Hurter
128 pages
81/2"x11"
200 color photographs
T HIS INDISPENSIBLE GUIDE CONTAINS
everything you need to know about
posing, eliciting expressions, creating
glossary, index dynamic compositions, utilizing tradi-
ISBN 1-58428-101-4 tional lighting setups, metering to ensure
$29.95 list proper exposure, and much more. Bill
Order number: 1760 Hurter, editor of Rangefinder magazine,
has compiled 200 of the most unforget-
table images from some of the biggest names in portrait photog-
raphy to amply illustrate the to-the-point text. You’ll learn how
to best pose and light children and compose family portraits;
how to create poses that flatter your clients; and how to utilize
FEATURES:
dynamic compositional forms that will keep viewers locked in to
Refining every aspect of your subject’s
your image. Filled with page after page of practical, hard-won appearance with timeless techniques
advice, Hurter rounds out the book with a portfolio section that Creating outstanding environmental,
provides an inside look at the working habits, styles, and strate- fashion, executive, and senior portraits
gies of the industry’s most successful pros. Whether you shoot Images, tips, and techniques from top
digitally or prefer film capture, this guide will help you make the photographers in the industry
most of every portrait session, in-studio or on location.

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The Best of Nature Photography
IMAGES AND TECHNIQUES FROM THE PROS
Jenni Bidner and Meleda Wegner
AVE YOU EVER WONDERED HOW LEG-
H endary photographers such as Jim
Zuckerman and John Sexton create their
128 pages
81/2"x11"
260 color photographs
one-of-a-kind, captivating images? Here index
is your opportunity to follow in their ISBN 1-58428-084-0
footsteps as these and other top photog- $29.95 list
raphers capture the beauty and drama of Order number: 1744
nature.
You’ll gain insight into the shooting techniques of the indus-
try’s most notable nature photographers, visit their favorite loca-
tions, read stories about once-in-a-lifetime photographic opportu-
nities, and learn how each has learned to express his or her
unique creative vision. Pairing fascinating text with 260 stunning
FEATURES:
images of every imaginable subject—from flowers, to insects, to
Bird photography with Arthur Morris
Wildlife, nature, and travel photography
sea life, this book provides an inspiring look at the working habits
with Jim Zuckerman and techniques of photographers who risk their equipment, their
Fine art, black & white images of nature personal safety—and sometimes their lives—to produce world-
from John Sexton class images of nature.
Insect close-ups with Roger Eritja

The Best of Children’s
Portrait Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES FROM THE PROS
Bill Hurter
ISCOVER HOW AWARD-WINNING PHO-
D tographers create memorable por-
traits that capture the magic of child-
128 pages
81/2"x11"
175 color photographs
hood. In this book, Rangefinder editor glossary, index
Bill Hurter draws on the work and expe- ISBN 1-58428-092-1
rience of over twenty top professional $29.95 list
photographers in the portrait industry. In Order number: 1752
it, you’ll learn the creative and technical
skills they apply every day, on every shoot.
Beginning with equipment, you’ll learn how pros make their
equipment work for them. Next, you’ll get an inside look at stu-
FEATURES: dio lighting for children’s portraits. You’ll also learn how pros
Professional techniques for relaxed, approach posing, and the techniques they use to generate price-
natural posing less expressions. Also featured are helpful techniques for clothing
The psychology of working with children selection and composition, as well as tips on the psychology of
of all ages working with children.
Composing engaging portraits
Closing with a sales-boosting discussion on creating story-
Outdoor and window lighting techniques
telling albums, this book provides creative insight and techniques
portrait photographers can apply immediately for stunning results.

16
New!
Beginner’s Guide to
Adobe Photoshop Elements
® ® ®

Michelle Perkins
128 pages
81/2"x11" W E HAVE ALL TAKEN PICTURES AND
thought, “If only . . . ”—if only
Mom’s eyes weren’t closed, if only there
300 color images
index wasn’t that ugly light switch on the wall,
ISBN 1-58428-138-3 if only the exposure wasn’t so dark. The
$29.95 list list goes on and on—and that’s where
Order number: 1790 Adobe Photoshop Elements comes in.
Featuring many of the powerful tools
found in Adobe Photoshop (but at a bargain price), Elements lets FEATURES:
you fix the problems that commonly affect photo quality, mak- The basics of working with digital images
ing all of your images look their very best. Whether you have a in Elements
simple problem to fix or need to fine-tune multiple aspects of Cropping and rotating images
your image, this book’s concise, targeted approach will allow you Working with layers and selections to
to read up on and execute only the improvements you need— take total control of your images
and in minimal time. Adjusting color, exposure, and contrast

New!
Plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop ® ®

A GUIDE FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

Jack and Sue Drafahl
128 pages
81/2"x11" M AKE PROFOUND IMPROVEMENTS TO
your images quickly and easily with
these software accessories that run with-
175 color photos
index in Adobe Photoshop and other popular
ISBN 1-58428-129-4 digital imaging programs. With plug-ins,
$29.95 list you can amplify your digital imaging
Order number: 1781 experience beyond your wildest dreams.
This book outlines the available tools and
introduces can’t-miss special effects like lightning, puffy white
clouds, lighting effects, and puzzle pieces. Also featured are FEATURES:
Determining plug-in compatibility and
plug-ins for making basic image corrections; adding photograph-
installing plug-ins into Adobe Photoshop
ic effects, text effects, patterns, distortions, and creative borders; and Adobe Photoshop Elements
and even improving the quality of image compression. Whether How plug-in managers can help you to
you’re interested in learning more about plug-ins and how track and access your plug-ins
they’re used or want to add to your existing collection, this book Resources for finding new plug-ins
will open your eyes to a whole new realm of imaging possibilities.

17
Studio Portrait Photography
of Children and Babies, SECOND EDITION
Marilyn Sholin
REATE MASTERFUL, UNIQUE, AND HEART-
C warming portraits of your youngest
subjects. Includes techniques for creating
128 pages
81/2"x11"
80 color photographs
a rapport with young clients, constructing index
flexible lighting setups, clothing selection, ISBN 1-58428-069-7
eliciting priceless expressions, selecting $29.95 list
supportive and decorative props, and more. Order number: 1657

“Sholin delves into the unique psychological perspectives that a photogra-
pher needs to know to get great photographs of infants, babies, toddlers
and preschool-age children. . . .”
—PhotoGraphic

Creative Techniques for
Color Photography
Bobbi Lane

L EARN EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO 128 pages
know about working with color, from 81/2"x11"
a discussion on the electromagnetic spec- 250 color photographs
trum, to the visible spectrum and prisms, index
to how humans perceive color. You’ll learn ISBN 1-58428-104-9
how color is rendered by various films vs. $29.95 list
digital cameras, and how push- or pull- Order number: 1764
processing can help you achieve the results
you’re after. Lane also covers the effects of time of day, weather,
color temperature, and filters on the final image, showing you how
to create the intensely vivid, one-of-a-kind images you desire.

Success in Portrait Photography
MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
FOR STUDIO OWNERS

Jeff Smith

T HIS BOOK WILL SHOW YOU HOW TO 128 pages
develop an effective marketing strate- 81/2"x11"
gy and avoid common mistakes. You’ll also 100 color photographs
learn how to structure your prices, devel- index
op a realistic budget, and reduce operating ISBN 1-58428-088-3
costs. Time management techniques, which $29.95 list
are exceptionally important for the self- Order number: 1748
employed, are also covered in detail.
Packed with efficiency-boosting techniques and marketing
ideas, this book is an important resource for any photographer.

18
Master Posing Guide
for Portrait Photographers
J. D. Wacker
128 pages
81/2"x11" P ORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS ARE FACED
with the daily challenge of positioning
their subjects so they don’t look posed. In
90 color photographs
index this popular book, you’ll delve into the
ISBN 1-58428-057-3 psychology and mechanics behind posing
$29.95 list clients for the most flattering results.
Order number: 1722
“Full of excellent example pictures of both
good and not-so-good poses. There is even a special chapter on posing
challenges that I found very useful. A fantastic photographic resource.”
—Photo-Seminars.com

Professional Marketing & Selling
Techniques for
Wedding Photographers
Jeff Hawkins and Kathleen Hawkins
128 pages
81/2"x11" P ULL AHEAD OF THE COMPETITION WITH
the must-read marketing and selling
techniques in this book. You’ll get smart
80 color photographs
sample forms, index tips on setting goals, defining demograph-
ISBN 1-58428-053-0 ics, and advertising and selling to clients
$29.95 list that will set your studio apart.
Order number: 1712
“The authors show you how to pinpoint your
objectives, set timelines for achieving them and track your progress.”
—Light and Shade

How to Photograph
Your Baby’s First Year
Laurie White Hayball and David Hayball
OUR BABY’S FIRST YEAR IS FULL OF MILE-
112 pages
6"x9" Y stones—and there’s no better time
than the present to pick up a camera to
70 color photographs
index capture those accomplishments. This
ISBN 1-58428-105-7 unique book provides quick, surefire les-
$14.95 list sons that will vastly improve your images
Order number: 1765 and spark creative photo sessions that
should not be missed. With strategies for
creating holiday portraits, casual images that document “baby’s
firsts,” and heartwarming family portraits, this no-nonsense,
jargon-free guide is a perfect read for busy parents.

19
Corrective Lighting and Posing
TECHNIQUES FOR PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS
Jeff Smith
ORK YOUR WAY THROUGH THE CHAL-
W lenges of creating extraordinary por-
traits of the average client. You’ll learn
128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 color photographs
how to tactfully address clients’ problem index
areas, then use a variety of strategic posing ISBN 1-58428-034-4
and lighting techniques to slim the waist- $29.95 list
line, mask a double chin, and more. Order number: 1711

“If you’re serious about your portraits I can highly recommend Corrective
Lighting and Posing as it’s full of ideas and tips that can only improve your
images.”
—Photo-Seminars.com

The Art and Techniques of
Business Portrait Photography
Andre Amyot

T HIS BOOK PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF THE 128 pages
business skills you’ll need in order to 81/2"x11"
achieve success in this challenging field, 100 color photographs
then follows through with discussions on index
everything from finding your niche, to ISBN 1-58428-107-3
pricing portraits, to advertising—and even $29.95 list
hiring a dependable assistant. Since creat- Order number: 1762
ing business portraits on location presents
unique challenges, Amyot discusses some surprising strategies for
lighting tight spaces, ensuring a safe environment, photographing
industrial equipment, computers, and a great deal more.

Professional Digital Photography
TECHNIQUES FOR LIGHTING, SHOOTING
AND IMAGE EDITING

Dave Montizambert
F YOU’RE EXPERIENCED IN BASIC DIGITAL
I imaging, this book will provide the skills
you need to take your imaging to the next
128 pages
81/2"x11"
120 color images
level. Author Dave Montizambert discuss- glossary, index
es the latest advances in technology and ISBN 1-58428-081-6
provides techniques for color balancing $29.95 list
your images, getting the best exposure, and Order number: 1739
calibrating your monitor for optimal—and
accurate—image viewing. Color theory, professional color print-
ing, and Photoshop techniques are also discussed.

20
New!
Dynamic Wildlife Photography
TECHNIQUES FOR CREATING CAPTIVATING IMAGES
Cathy and Gordon Illg
ODAY’S VIEWERS OF WILDLIFE IMAGES are
128 pages
81/2"x11" T hard to impress. As a result, today’s
wildlife photographers need to be very
150 color photographs
index savvy to succeed. This book will help you
ISBN 1-58428-130-8 meet that challenge.
$29.95 list
“ . . . a wonderful guide to taking pictures of
Order number: 1782 wildlife that will go beyond the snapshot. . . .”
—Rob Sheppard, editor of Outdoor Photographer magazine

Heavenly Bodies
THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY
Bert P. Krages, Esq.
EACH FOR YOUR CAMERA, AND THEN
128 pages
81/2"x11" R reach for the stars. If you have ever
wanted to capture the glory of a shooting
100 color photographs
glossary, indexstar, image a distant planet, or photograph
ISBN 1-58428-116-2 an underexamined yet ever-present sub-
$29.95 listject, this book is for you. With some basic
Order number: 1769 skill, minimal photographic equipment,
and a few intermediate-level astronomical
tools, you’ll be on your way to getting the images you desire.
Includes discussions on finding and identifying celestial objects,
getting quality exposures, and finding the best locations.

New!
Don’t Take My Picture!
THIRD EDITION
Craig Alesse
HIS CLASSIC POINT-AND-SHOOT GUIDE TO
104 pages
6"x9" Ttaking fabulous photos of family and
friends has been updated to include digital
100 b&w photographs
index techniques. With advice on camera selec-
ISBN 1-58428-153-7 tion, shooting tips, lighting, composition,
$9.95 list and creative presentation techniques—all
Order number: 1099 addressed in short, simply written sec-
tions—this book will teach you how to
capture your best-ever group portraits, candids, formals, and even
action shots.

21
Outdoor and Location
Portrait Photography, SECOND EDITION
Jeff Smith

A UTHOR JEFF SMITH SHOWS YOU HOW TO
select the best equipment for outdoor
and location photography, identify the per-
128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 color photographs
fect light, choose great settings, and pose index
your subjects to create beautiful portraits ISBN 1-58428-070-0
your clients will love. You’ll also learn the $29.95 list
business skills you need to schedule effi- Order number: 1632
cient location shoots and increase profits.

“The solid content and remarkable images . . . make this book a must for
any photographer considering the portrait profession.”
—Photo-Seminars.com

The Art of Black & White
Portrait Photography
TECHNIQUES FROM A MASTER PHOTOGRAPHER
Oscar Lozoya

F EATURING 100 CAPTIVATING IMAGES BY
master photographer Oscar Lozoya, 81/2"x11"
128 pages

this book unveils the secrets you need to 100 duotone photos
produce portraits with real personality. index
Drawing on a subject base of average ISBN 1-58428-083-2
portrait clients, professional artists, and $29.95 list
street people, Lozoya shows how to use Order number: 1746
elegant posing and lighting techniques to
create mythical storytelling portraits. You’ll also learn how Lozoya
designs a set, selects proper clothing, adds makeup, and more.

Family Portrait Photography
PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES
Helen T. Boursier
APTURE THE PERSONALITIES AND RELA-
C tionships behind the faces of a family.
This exceptional book will show you how
128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 b&w/color photos
to utilize new posing techniques, create appendix, index
masterful studio and location shots, learn ISBN 0-936262-75-3
to capture or create the most flattering $29.95 list
lighting, and enhance your marketing and Order number: 1629
presentation skills.

“Different family/group pictures in every conceivable form of a pose . . . a
virtual clip book of ideas about poses for groups. . . .”
—Photo District News

22
Professional Secrets of Natural
Light Portrait Photography
Douglas Allen Box
128 pages
81/2"x11" N ATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE APPEALS
to photographers and clients because
of its flattering, simple style and sponta-
80 color photographs
resources, index neous, casual quality. In this book, you’ll
ISBN 1-58428-045-X learn how to work with direct sun and use
$29.95 list window light, porch light, and shade to
Order number: 1706 create portraits that suit your clients’ needs.

“Technologies may change, but this core concept of photography doesn’t:
Better photos come with a better understanding of how light works.”
—PC Photo

Professional Secrets for
Photographing Children, SECOND EDITION
Douglas Allen Box
TUDY THE POSING, COMPOSITIONAL, AND
128 pages
81/2"x11" S lighting techniques Box uses to create
each beautiful portrait. This beautifully
70 color photographs
index illustrated book includes numerous light-
ISBN 1-58428-063-8 ing diagrams plus posing and composition-
$29.95 list al strategies for individuals and groups for
Order number: 1635
more artistic, heirloom-quality portraits of
kids of all ages.

“Creative locations, posing and expressions make Douglas Box’s portraits
of children warm, endearing, playful and unique.”
—Light and Shade

Professional Secrets of
Wedding Photography, SECOND EDITION
Douglas Allen Box
HIS BOOK PROVIDES YOU WITH TECH-
128 pages
81/2"x11" T niques for posing the bride, groom,
couple, wedding party, and family por-
140 color photographs
index traits, and shows you how to make the
ISBN 1-58428-087-5 most of light on location. Outdoor photog-
$29.95 list raphy is also covered in detail, along with
Order number: 1658 shooting under artificial light, capturing
the elegance of window lighting, and
adding flash. Comprehensive exposure tips and lighting diagrams
are included for each portrait, making each and every technique
easy to duplicate or adapt.

23
Photographer’s Guide to
Wedding Album Design and Sales
Bob Coates

S UPERCHARGE YOUR PROFIT LEVELS AND 128 pages
enhance your creativity with the tech- 81/2"x11"
niques in this book. Whether you’re inter- 150 color photographs
ested in producing a traditional album or glossary, index
prefer the cutting edge, the techniques and ISBN 1-58428-098-0
vast array of album designs in this book are $29.95 list
sure to please. With tips for talking to Order number: 1757
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 PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO
Success in Print Competition
Patrick Rice
OOST YOUR CREATIVITY AND PROFES- 128 pages
B sional visibility by succeeding in PPA 81/2"x11"
and WPPI print competitions. Author Pat- 100 color photos
rick Rice, an experienced WPPI and PPA index
judge, shows how this competitive process ISBN 1-58428-096-4
can help you to generate better photo- $29.95 list
graphs and albums, attract more clients, Order number: 1754
and earn the respect of fellow photogra-
phers. Contains competition guidelines, tips and images from
numerous top professionals, as well as helpful discussions on
image selection, presentation, titling, and more.

Web Site Design for
Professional Photographers
Paul Rose and Jean Holland-Rose
HETHER IT SHOWCASES WEDDING, POR-
W 128 pages
trait, or commercial work, your web 81/2"x11"
site is your new storefront—and the best 100 color images
way to introduce clients to your images glossary, index
and services. In this book, you’ll learn how ISBN 1-58428-097-2
to build a high-impact web site that makes $29.95 list
an impression and helps you turn web Order number: 1756
traffic into foot traffic. The authors cover
every aspect of web design—from logos, to background and image
selection, to adding special effects, to menu bar design, to adding
an e-mail link so clients can easily send correspondence, and more.

24
THE ART AND BUSINESS OF
High School Senior
Portrait Photography
Ellie Vayo
128 pages
81/2"x11" P HOTOGRAPHER ELLIE VAYO SHARES THE
insights and techniques that make her
studio one of the biggest and most prof-
100 color photographs
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
advertising and marketing, client service, set design, and more.

Creative Lighting Techniques for
Studio Photographers, SECOND EDITION
Dave Montizambert
128 pages
81/2"x11" L EARN THE CONCEPTS OF STUDIO LIGHTING
and how to apply them to every subject
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
$29.95 list the unique shape, color, texture, and char-
Order number: 1666 acter of your subject. Drawing on images
from professional assignments, Montizam-
bert provides concrete, practical examples to illustrate each idea.
Diagrams are included for every shoot, so you can easily duplicate
or adapt every effect and become a studio lighting master.

Posing and Lighting Techniques
for Studio Portrait Photography
J. J. Allen
128 pages
81/2"x11" T HIS BOOK INCLUDES DISCUSSIONS ON THE
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
$29.95 list wraps up these discussions and reinforces
Order number: 1697 the many concepts covered in the book.

“Be sure to add this title to your library. I’m sure you’ll find it hard to do
without.”
—Shutterbug

25
Lighting and Exposure
Techniques for Outdoor and
Location Portrait Photography
J. J. Allen
HE CHANGING LIGHT AND MORE COM- 128 pages
T plex settings of outdoor and location 81/2"x11"
portraiture create many challenges for 150 color photographs
photographers. J. J. Allen teaches the step- glossary, index
by-step techniques you need to succeed— ISBN 1-58428-077-8
from selecting portable equipment, to $29.95 list
choosing a setting with flattering light. Order number: 1741
You’ll learn to eliminate lighting and expo-
sure problems and create flattering, consistent results.

High Impact Portrait Photography
CREATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR DRAMATIC,
FASHION-INSPIRED PORTRAITS

Lori Brystan
RYSTAN, A FORMER MODEL AND A MAKE-
B up artist, brings the high-end treat-
ment usually reserved for models to all of
128 pages
81/2"x11"
60 color photographs
her portrait clients. The simple steps she index
outlines will help you to create portraits ISBN 1-58428-062-X
that look like they belong in the pages of a $29.95 list
J. Crew catalog or a fashion magazine. Order number: 1725

“Includes a collection of great, creative photographs of men, women, chil-
dren and families.”
—Photo Trade News

Photographer’s Guide
to Shooting
Model and Actor Portfolios
C. J. Elfont, Alan Lowy, and Edna Elfont

C REATE A SPECTACULAR PORTFOLIO WITH
the detailed yet easy-to-follow tech-
niques covered in this book. From film pro-
128 pages
81/2"x11"
60 b&w/color photos
cessing, to shot selection, to packaging and index
pricing, this book explains how to create ISBN 1-58428-005-0
portfolios that will get your clients noticed. $29.95 list
Order number: 1659
“If you’re just starting out, or are considering
portfolio photography as part of your services, don’t miss this book.”
—Photo-Seminars.com

26
Into Your Darkroom Step by Step
REVISED EDITION
Dennis P. Curtin
ET UP AND USE YOUR DARKROOM TO CRE-
96 pages
81/2"x11" S ate images that are more expressive,
less expensive, and better printed than
100 b&w images
index those made at a commercial lab. This guide
ISBN 0-936262-06-0 features clear, easy-to-follow descriptions
$17.95 list and numerous helpful illustrations that
Order number: 1093
will help you put your new skills to use.

“Easy-to-understand explanations make this publication a stand-out . . . it’s
the perfect book.”
—Modern Photography

Build Your Own Home Darkroom
REVISED EDITION
Lista Duren and Will McDonald
160 pages
81/2"x11" T HIS GUIDE IS AN INVALUABLE RESOURCE
for every phase of building a dark-
room in your basement, spare room, clos-
100 b&w photographs
index et, or bathroom. You’ll find tangible, easy-
ISBN 0-936262-04-4 to-use information on darkroom design,
$17.95 list ventilation, woodworking, enlargers, light
Order number: 1092
boxes, and more.

“A unique, helpful guide . . . loaded with drawings, photos, and easy-to-
follow descriptive text.”
—American Photographer

Toning Techniques for
Photographic Prints
Richard Newman
128 pages
81/2"x11" W ITH MINIMAL EQUIPMENT AND PROPER
ventilation, you can easily tone your
images and achieve greater artistic expres-
125 b&w/color photos
index sion. From the classic look of sepia, to rich
ISBN 1-58428-074-3 archival toners, to toners in all the colors
$29.95 list of the rainbow, this book allows you to use
Order number: 1742 toners with confidence! Before and after
images illustrate a variety of toning effects.

“The clarity of his examples and writing sheds great light on a subject that
has been shrouded in mystery.”
—Petersen’s PhotoGraphic

27
Black & White
Model Photography
TECHNIQUES & IMAGES
Bill Lemon
REATE THE TOP-NOTCH MODEL PHOTOS
C your clients deserve. You’ll learn how
to find and work with both new and expe-
128 pages
81/2"x11"
60 b&w photographs
rienced models, use light on location, em- index
phasize each model’s best features, and ISBN 0-936262-68-0
more. Contains nude and lingerie shots. $29.95 list
“A brilliant showcase of this photographer’s Order number: 1577
unique style of glamour illustrations.”
—Photo-Seminars.com

Professional Secrets of
Nude & Beauty Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES IN BLACK & WHITE
Bill Lemon
NHANCE A MODEL’S UNIQUE LOOK AND
E learn how to make each beautiful fea-
ture “pop.” Technical information outlin-
128 pages
81/2"x11"
60 b&w photographs
ing the lighting equipment and setup, index
clothing selection, composition, and stylis- ISBN 1-58428-044-1
tic considerations is provided for each $29.95 list
image. Order number: 1709
“Bill Lemon has a special gift for creating extraordinary beauty in both
ordinary and beautiful people.”
—Art Ketchum, Photographer/Author/Lecturer

Classic Nude Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES
Peter Gowland and Alice Gowland
EGENDARY PHOTOGRAPHER PETER GOW-
L land and his wife and partner Alice
Gowland analyze and explore the secrets
128 pages
81/2"x11"
120 duotone photos
behind the images that defined the mod- index
ern field of glamour photography. Each ISBN 1-58428-040-9
photo is paired with detailed information $29.95 list
on lighting and posing strategies, back- Order number: 1710
ground and prop selection, and exposure.

“The use of sunlight and a prop is just one of the tricks in Classic Nude
Photography. . . . ”
—Playboy

28
Photographer’s
Lighting Handbook
Lou Jacobs Jr.
ROM LANDSCAPES MADE IN NATURE’S
128 pages
81/2"x11" Flight to portraits or still lifes created
with the artificial variety, the detailed
130 color photographs
glossary, indexinstructions in this book will help you to
ISBN 1-58428-076-X learn the techniques necessary to create
$29.95 liststunning images of special places and
Order number: 1737
important moments. This book covers all
of the basic lighting techniques, including
indoor and outdoor setups, light modifiers and filtration, and
more. With some practice and a strong creative vision, you’ll pro-
duce top-notch results—whether in a home studio or on location.

Macro & Close-up
Photography Handbook
Stan Sholik and Ron Eggers
120 pages
81/2"x11" E XPLORE A WORLD THAT FEW PEOPLE EVER
see. Designed with the 35mm shooter
in mind, this book covers everything you
80 b&w/color photos
glossary, index need to know about capturing the extra-
ISBN 1-58428-026-3 ordinary details of small subjects. The
$29.95 list authors’ insightful text and amazingly
Order number: 1686
sharp images illustrate how each technique
can be used successfully every time.

“Comprehensive instruction is combined with images that illustrate every
step of the processes.”
—Photo Techniques

Professional
Digital Portrait Photography
Jeff Smith
128 pages
81/2"x11" D IGITAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY OFFERS
a great number of important advan-
tages—both creatively and financially. Yet,
100 color photographs
index because the learning curve is quite steep,
ISBN 1-58428-089-1 many photographers find the transition to
$29.95 list digital very frustrating. In this book, Jeff
Order number: 1750 Smith, a studio owner and successful digi-
tal portrait photographer, walks you
through every phase of the digital process, showing you how to
integrate digital techniques, edit your images, retouch problem
areas, add special effects, solve common problems, and more.

29
Photo Retouching with
Adobe Photoshop , SECOND EDITION
® ®

Gwen Lute
EARN HOW PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRA-
L phers retouch and restore photographs
using only digital technology. You’ll learn
128 pages
81/2"x11"
150 color images
how to eliminate image flaws, sharpen index
photos, adjust poor exposure, remove dis- ISBN 1-58428-080-8
tracting elements, composite two or more $29.95 list
images, add vignettes, create 3D effects, Order number: 1660
and improve your images in myriad ways.

“Be sure to acquire Photo Retouching because of its clear, straight-forward
approach to the subject.”
—Library Journal

Photo Salvage with
Adobe Photoshop ® ®

Jack and Sue Drafahl
HETHER YOU HAVE PROBLEM SLIDES,
W 128 pages
negatives, prints, or digital files, this 81/2"x11"
is your step-by-step guide for restoring 200 color images
them—or making them look even better index
than ever before. You’ll learn to restore ISBN 1-58428-091-3
faded images, fix color balance and expo- $29.95 list
sure issues, eliminate red-eye, remove Order number: 1751
scratches, counter processing errors, and
more. As output know-how is essential to the salvage process,
you’ll also learn how to print photos, prepare files for a digital lab,
ready the images for a film recorder, or post them on the Internet.

The Master Guide for
Wildlife Photographers
Bill Silliker, Jr.

C REATING QUALITY IMAGES OF WILDLIFE 128 pages
requires three ingredients: the right 81/2"x11"
equipment, some skill at using it, and the 100 color photographs
knowledge of a field naturalist. In this index
book, master photographer Bill Silliker ISBN 1-58428-114-6
shows you how to use tracking strategies, $29.95 list
calls, and blinds—techniques traditionally Order number: 1768
used by hunters to get close to animals—to
get intimate portraits of wild subjects. You’ll discover how to work
in this unique environment, select the best approach for your
intended subject, dynamically compose the image, and much more.

30
The Art of
Photographing Water
RIVERS, LAKES, WATERFALLS, STREAMS & SEASHORES
Cub Kahn
EET THE UNIQUE CHALLENGES INHER-
128 pages
81/2"x11" M ent in photographing water. You’ll
learn to select the best possible lenses,
70 color photographs
glossary, index eliminate glare, use motion control tech-
ISBN 1-58428-060-3 niques, and achieve perfect perspective.
$29.95 list “Includes techniques for evaluating and improv-
Order number: 1724 ing the composition of your images, [and] expo-
sure tips for difficult lighting situations.”
—PhotoStockNotes (PhotoSource International)

Beginner’s Guide to
Nature Photography
Cub Kahn
96 pages
6"x9"
70 color photographs
T HE MAGIC OF NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY IS
ever present. With the techniques in
this book, beginners will learn how to pro-
glossary, index duce consistently excellent nature photo-
ISBN 1-58428-090-5 graphs—and avoid disappointing “I don’t
$14.95 list know what happened!” shots. With care-
Order number: 1745 ful analysis of lens selection, focus, depth
of field, and composition, beginners will
see improvement with each image they shoot. Whether you enjoy
creating nature photography with a point & shoot camera, an SLR,
or a digital model, this book will put you on the path to success.

Digital Imaging for the
Underwater Photographer
COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR
PHOTO ENHANCEMENT AND PRESENTATION
Jack and Sue Drafahl

224 pages
6"x9" F OCUSING ON THE ASPECTS OF DIGITAL
imaging that are most important to
underwater photographers, this popular
100 color images
glossary, index book shows you how to rescue damaged
ISBN 1-58428-061-1 photographs, correct flaws, and effectively
$39.95 list show off your dazzling underwater images.
Order number: 1727 “This 224-page paperback is chock full of pho-
tos explaining the computer techniques for top-quality images.”
—Undercurrent
31
The Art of
Bridal Portrait Photography
TECHNIQUES FOR LIGHTING AND POSING
Marty Seefer

T HE BRIDAL PORTRAIT IS ONE OF THE 128 pages
most important photos in a family’s 81/2"x11"
collection. In this book, master photog- 70 color photographs
rapher Marty Seefer guides you through glossary, index
the creation of location and studio shots, ISBN 1-58428-067-0
showing you how to build a set, choose a $29.95 list
location, select a flattering pose, and create Order number: 1730
lighting that accents your subject’s beauty.
Includes techniques for capturing all the critical shots of the day.

The Portrait Book
A GUIDE FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
Steven H. Begleiter

T HIS UNIQUE BOOK OUTLINES THE SKILLS
you need to achieve great success in
portraiture, and the places you need to go
128 pages
81/2"x11"
130 color photographs
to find it. With page after page of index
personality-filled portraits that pop off of ISBN 1-58428-112-X
the page, image-enhancing tips and tech- $29.95 list
niques, in-depth and enlightening inter- Order number: 1767
views with photo editors from the New
Yorker, Vibe, and Vanity Fair, a historic perspective of the art of
portrait photography, and a host of indispensible portrait tips, this
is the book you’ve been waiting for.

Professional Techniques for
Pet and Animal Photography
Debrah H. Muska
F YOU’VE MASTERED THE BASICS OF PEOPLE
I 128 pages
portraiture and want to adapt your skills 81/2"x11"
to meet the challenges of photographing 110 color photographs
pets and animals, this is the book for you. index
Author Debrah H. Muska shows you how ISBN 1-58428-100-6
to ensure a pet-friendly studio, select the $29.95 list
right equipment, and determine how to Order number: 1759
position animals—from cats and dogs to
lizards and horses—to ensure the best results. With the skillful tips
in this book, you can maximize your profits and produce cherished
pet and animal photos that both owners and breeders will love.

32
New!
Power Marketing
FOR WEDDING AND PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS
Mitche Graf
O SUCCEED AS A PROFESSIONAL WED-
128 pages
81/2"x11" T ding and portrait photographer, you
need more than a love of photography.
100 color photos
index You need a marketing plan that lets
ISBN 1-58428-136-7 potential customers know who you are,
$29.95 list what you do, and why they should spend
Order number: 1788 their hard-earned money on your products
and services. Using the techniques in this
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 FEATURES:
have a life outside your studio. Whether you are just starting a Understanding your studio’s strengths
and weaknesses—and the strengths and
photography business or are looking for ways to enhance an
weaknesses of your competitors
existing one—and whether your studio is based in a big city or a Developing a marketing strategy with a
small town—the techniques in this book will put you on the hook that describes what you do best
path to success. Also features interviews and tips from top Designing an effective marketing plan
industry professionals.

New!
Professional Digital Imaging
FOR WEDDING AND PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS
Patrick Rice
EATURING THE MUST-HAVE TECHNIQUES
128 pages
81/2"x11" F that over twenty top wedding and
portrait photographers have used to max-
200 color photos
index imize their financial and creative success,
ISBN 1-58428-128-6 this book provides the information pro-
$29.95 list fessionals need to select the right digital
Order number: 1780 equipment, deal with a new type of work-
flow, fine-tune images in Photoshop, and
market digital images with confidence. Including expert tech-
niques for lighting and metering, easy step-by-step image editing FEATURES:
Professional techniques for digital por-
strategies, tips on creating stand-out wedding albums, and advice
trait and wedding photography
on how to output the best quality images, this book is a must- Developing an efficient and productive
have resource that will prove indispensible to all photographers‚ digital workflow
from serious amateur to pro. Includes discussions on infrared Editing and outputting your images
imaging, website creation, digital handcoloring, and more. Increasing your visibility in the market

33
Infrared The Art of
Photography Color Infrared
Handbook Photography

Laurie White Steven H. Begleiter

This is the definitive guide to creating otherworldly Learn how to choose the best light sources for color
infrared images. Author Laurie White teaches you infrared, how to previsualize the scene, and get the
about the qualities of infrared radiation, how to images you want. Includes techniques for portrai-
select the best film and filter, how to best prepare for ture, still lifes, and landscapes, as well as instruction
a shot, and what to expect when you get it. $29.95 on push-processing, the creative mixing of lights,
list, 81/2x11, 112p, 100 b&w photographs, White. and more. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 80 color photos,
(ISBN 0-936262-38-9) Order no. 1419. Begleiter. (ISBN 1-58428-065-4) Order no. 1728.

The Art of Infrared Infrared Wedding
Photography Photography
FOURTH EDITION TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES IN
BLACK & WHITE

Joseph Paduano Patrick Rice, Barbara Rice,
and Travis Hill

If you feel confined by the limits of conventional With discussions on selecting the right film and
photography, infrared film may be the answer. In equipment, to choosing effective lighting, to posing
this book, you’ll learn to previsualize the scene in for singles, couples, and groups, this book will show
infrared, store and handle film, use filters, tone and you how to incorporate otherworldly infrared
handcolor prints, create digital infrared images, and images into your wedding photography repertoire.
more. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 104p, 75 b&w/color photos, $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 60 b&w photos, Rice, Rice,
Paduano. (ISBN 0-936262-50-8) Order no. 1052. and Hill. (ISBN 1-58428-020-4) Order no. 1681.

Advanced Infrared Infrared
Photography Landscape
Handbook Photography

Laurie White Hayball Todd Damiano

This follow-up guide to White’s Infrared Photography Create breathtaking, ghostly landscapes with a roll
Handbook delves deeper into the art of infrared pho- of infrared film and the techniques in this book.
tography. You’ll learn how to troubleshoot your You’ll learn to identify the best subjects, compose
images, select developers for your negatives, and powerful images, evaluate light and shadow, select
scan and digitize your infrared photos. $29.95 list, the best exposure, and achieve perfect results in the
81/2x11, 128p, 100 b&w/color photos, White Hayball. darkroom. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 60 b&w photos,
(ISBN 1-58428-049-2) Order no. 1715. Damiano. (ISBN 0-936262-82-6) Order no. 1636.

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Camera Maintenance & Repair
BOOK 1: FUNDAMENTAL TECHNIQUES
REVISED EDITION

Thomas Tomosy
160 pages
81/2"x11"
130 b&w images
T HIS COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE SHOWS YOU
how to clean mechanical, optical, and
exterior components and disassemble and
index repair your camera. This book provides
ISBN 0-936262-86-9 techniques for maintaining and repairing
$29.95 list hundreds of cameras and accessories and
Order number: 1158 includes 130 images and diagrams.

“ . . . a must-have for all camera owners and do-it-yourselfers.”
—Wedding and Portrait Photographers International

Camera Restoring Classic
Maintenance & & Collectible
Repair Cameras
BOOK 2: ADVANCED TECHNIQUES

Thomas Tomosy Thomas Tomosy

These advanced troubleshooting and repair tech- Perfect for collectors and hobbyists alike, the
niques will help you to get your camera back into detailed instructions in this book will teach you
prime condition in no time. Includes step-by-step how to repair and restore bellows, clean lenses and
instructions for building an aperture and EV tester, shutters, and more. Includes model-specific instruc-
repairing water, rust, sand, and fungus damage, and tions and a helpful list of vendors and suppliers.
more. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 176p, 175 b&w photos, $34.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 175 illustrations, Tomosy.
Tomosy. (ISBN 0-936262-58-3) Order no. 1558. (ISBN 0-936262-59-1) Order no. 1613.

Nikon ®
Leica
Camera Repair Camera Repair
Handbook Handbook

Thomas Tomosy Thomas Tomosy

This guide covers disassembly, cleaning, and repair Get all the skills you need to disassemble, repair,
methods for specific Nikon cameras and accessories and adjust your classic Leica model—with confi-
made between 1951 and 1985. Each model is dis- dence! Tomosy’s step-by-step text and numerous
cussed separately and paired with exhaustive photo- illustrations guide you through each technique. Also
graphic illustrations, making each procedure easy to includes sections on lenses, light meters, and other
follow. $39.95 list, 81/2x11, 160p, 200 b&w photos, equipment. $39.95 list, 81/2x11, 144p, 200 b&w pho-
Tomosy. (ISBN 1-58428-041-7) Order no. 1707. tos, Tomosy. (ISBN 0-936262-87-7) Order no. 1641.

35
Legal Handbook
for Photographers
THE RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF MAKING IMAGES

Bert P. Krages, Esq.
HOTOGRAPHERS WHO DO NOT UNDER- 128 pages
P stand their legal rights are likely to put 81/2"x11"
themselves at risk. In this book, author 40 b&w photographs
Bert Krages offers solid advice about pho- glossary, index
tographing on private property or at crime ISBN 1-58428-059-X
scenes, to dealing with film or equipment $19.95 list
seizures, that will help you make well- Order number: 1726
informed decisions and achieve the confi-
dence you need to capture images that—due to skepticism about
your legal rights—you may have previously chosen to avoid.

Photographing Children
in Black & White
Helen T. Boursier

L EARN THE TECHNIQUES THE PROS USE TO
capture portraits of children in black
& white. You’ll discover posing, shooting,
128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 b&w photographs
lighting, and marketing techniques for glossary, index
portraiture in the studio or on location. ISBN 1-58428-014-X
Features tips on photographing groups, $29.95 list
working with twins, selecting a location, Order number: 1676
effectively using natural light, and more.

“If you’re looking to improve your images and want some valuable advice
from an expert, don’t miss this book.”
—Photo-Seminars.com

Photographer’s
Filter Handbook
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO SELECTION AND USE

Stan Sholik and Ron Eggers

T AKE CONTROL OF YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY 128 pages
with this definitive guide on photo- 81/2"x11"
graphic filters. Beginning with a primer on 100 color photographs
light and filters, the authors cover the glossary, index
impact of contrast, color temperature, and ISBN 1-58428-068-9
direction. Filters used in both color and $29.95 list
black & white photography are discussed Order number: 1731
in detail. Finally, the authors show you
how to use soft focus, multi-image, contrast, graduated, and other
special-effects filters to achieve the results you desire!

36
Creating
World-Class Photography
HOW ANY PHOTOGRAPHER CAN CREATE
TECHNICALLY FLAWLESS PHOTOGRAPHS
Ernst Wildi
NY PHOTOGRAPHER CAN CREATE TECH-
128 pages
81/2"x11" A nically flawless photographs with the
timeless tips contained in this beautifully
100 color photographs
glossary, index illustrated, complete guide. You’ll learn to
ISBN 1-58428-052-2 optimize your use of lenses, exposure sys-
$29.95 list tems, flash, filters, and much more.
Order number: 1718
“Solid advice about tripods and the possibilities
that are available with a motor drive, and a good deal more. . . .”
—Hasselblad Forum

Zone System
STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
Brian Lav
128 pages
81/2"x11" T HE ZONE SYSTEM IS A COMPREHENSIVE
approach to the exposure and devel-
opment of black & white film. With the
80 duotone photos
index step-by-step approach presented in this
ISBN 1-58428-055-7 book, anyone with basic camera and dark-
$29.95 list room skills can easily learn the techniques
Order number: 1720 needed to produce top-quality negatives
and black & white prints.

“A well-crafted, well-presented, and easy-to-understand book. I highly rec-
ommend this book to any serious black & white photographer.”
—Photo-Seminars.com

The Beginner’s Guide to
Pinhole Photography
Jim Shull
80 pages
81/2"x11" C REATE A WORKING PINHOLE CAMERA WITH
a few common household items. The
resulting film can be processed in your
40 b&w photographs
glossary, index own home—and the photo quality may
ISBN 0-936262-70-2 surprise you! With materials lists, expo-
$17.95 list sure charts, a glossary, and more, this book
Order number: 1578
contains all that first-time pinhole photog-
raphers will need to create great images.

“This book is well thought out, well organized and well illustrated. . . .”
—Photo-Seminars.com

37
The Bride’s Storytelling
Guide to Wedding
Wedding Photography
Photography TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES
IN BLACK & WHITE

Barbara Box
Kathleen Hawkins

Every bride wants perfect wedding images. How- Capture spontaneous moments and natural expres-
ever, most lack the knowledge they need to hire a sions as they unfold to create a unique record of the
photographer and orchestrate the details involved in bride and groom’s special day. Barbara Box provides
planning their wedding photography. Ideal for a fresh perspective on shooting weddings and shows
brides, this book makes a perfect client signing gift. you how to create your own beautiful storytelling
$14.95 list, 9x6, 112p, 115 color photos, Hawkins. images. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 112p, 165 b&w photos,
(ISBN 1-58428-094-8) Order no. 1755. Box. (ISBN 0-936262-93-1) Order no. 1667.

Take Great Medium Format
Pictures Cameras
A SIMPLE GUIDE USER’S GUIDE TO
BUYING AND SHOOTING

Peter B. Williams
Lou Jacobs, Jr.

No matter their subject, all photographers want to The medium format camera is the tool of choice for
take better pictures. Jacobs helps readers look criti- most professionals. This book covers the qualities
cally at a scene or subject and develop a strategy for and features of panoramic, box cameras, and more.
making the most of it. Filled with technical tips and Also includes information on composition and
artistic inspiration, this book will put you on the updating your darkroom for medium format film
path to quality photos. $14.95 list, 9x6, 112p, 80 color processing. $19.95 list, 81/2x11, 112p, 80 b&w photos,
photos, Jacobs. (ISBN 1-58428-102-2) Order no. 1761. Williams. (ISBN 1-58428-042-5) Order no. 1705.

Basic Scanning Photographer’s
Guide Guide to
FORPHOTOGRAPHERS AND OTHER Polaroid® Transfer
CREATIVE TYPES STEP-BY-STEP, SECOND EDITION

Rob Sheppard Christopher Grey

Get the skills you need to set up your scanner, then Learn how Polaroid transfer can help you create
use it to capture outstanding scans of your images. beautiful photographic images. Grey provides
Covers how a scanner works, how to connect one, instruction on transferring Polaroid images to virtu-
and basic scanning techniques (including simple ally any surface, including paper, wood, plastic,
image enhancements). $17.95 list, 81/2x11, 80p, 150 metal, glass, and rock. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 100
b&w photos, Sheppard. (ISBN 1-58428-039-5) Order color photos, Grey. (ISBN 1-58428-064-6) Order no.
no. 1702. 1653.

38
New!
DUE SEPTEMBER 2004

Portrait
Photographer’s
Handbook
SECOND EDITION

Bill Hurter

128 pages
81/2"x11"
175 color images
glossary, index
ISBN 1-58428-140-5
$29.95 list THIS EXTRAORDINARY GUIDE PAIRS OVER
Order number: 1708 175 HEART-STOPPING IMAGES WITH ADVICE FROM
THE TOP PORTRAIT ARTISTS IN THE INDUSTRY

FEATURES:
Advice from over 45 top portrait photogra-
phers in the industry
T HIS INCOMPARABLE GUIDE WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO BUILD
top-notch portraits of individuals, couples, and large
groups. Rangefinder editor Bill Hurter covers everything you
175 all-new photographs and lighting need to know about equipment selection, constructing flat-
diagrams tering lighting setups, metering for perfect exposures, exe-
Techniques for digital and film-based imaging
cuting flawless poses, and much more, pulling together all of
Posing and composition techniques
the hottest tips and images from the biggest names in the
Updated to include additional discussions
on digital capture and digital image editing portrait industry.
Creating traditional darkroom effects with With the techniques in this book, you will learn how to
Adobe Photoshop 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 a dynamic, eye-catching composition, how
to digitally enhance images with Photoshop, and much more.
The ample lighting diagrams provided will help you to emu-
late a wide variety of portrait looks with your own subjects.

“A complete, fully comprehensive guide for portrait photographers.
Packed with invaluable information.”
—Light and Shade

39
New!
DUE SEPTEMBER 2004

Step-by-Step Digital Photography
A GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS
SECOND EDITION
FEATURES:
Ample photographic illustrations show Jack and Sue Drafahl
you how to hold your camera, load
HETHER YOU ARE NEW TO PHOTOG- 112 pages
memory cards, install batteries, and
begin taking pictures
Composition tips for producing dynamic,
W raphy or are just trying to master 9"x6"
your first digital camera, this newly 185 color photographs
eye-catching digital images revised book will provide a step-by-step index
Understanding digital file formats path to success. Utilizing a highly visual ISBN 1-58428-141-3
Setting your camera’s ISO for the best approach, the authors provide 185 pho- $14.95 list
possible photographs
tographs that show you exactly what you Order number: 1763
Lens selection for digital SLRs
need to know—from installing the mem-
Caring for and cleaning your camera
Updated with images of the latest digital ory card and batteries, to taking your first shot. Once you’re
camera models comfortable will all the basics, you’ll move on to learn tech-
niques for maximizing your flash performance, selecting and
using lenses for your digital SLR, using special exposure modes,
taking close-up shots, adding photographic filters, and more.

New!
DUE OCTOBER 2004

The Master Guide to
Digital SLR Cameras
Ron Eggers and Stan Sholik
NTIL RECENTLY, DIGITAL SINGLE LENS
U 128 pages
reflex cameras were highly special- 81/2"x11"
ized and used mainly by photojournal- 180 b&w photographs
ists and a few photographers with big index
budgets and lots of patience. However, ISBN 1-58428-143-X
over the last few years, resolutions have $29.95 list
climbed, digital SLRs have become easi- Order number: 1791
er to use, and prices have dropped—
FEATURES: making these high-quality cameras an option for serious ama-
Understanding the basic features of teurs and professional photographers. In this book, you’ll learn
digital SLRs the essentials of digital imaging—from image capture, to resolu-
How the market for digital SLRs is tion, to file formats, and more. You’ll also discover each camera’s
changing and growing
basic features—information that will help you select the model
Detailed discussions on top camera
models by the premier manufacturers that best suits your needs. Discussions and images provide
insight on top models from major manufacturers.

40
New!
DUE OCTOBER 2004

Wedding
Photography
CREATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR LIGHTING,
POSING, AND MARKETING
THIRD EDITION

Rick Ferro

128 pages
81/2"x11"
125 color photographs
index
ISBN 1-58428-142-1
$29.95 list LEARN THE SECRETS BEHIND THE CREATION OF
Order number: 1649 SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL WEDDING
PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE INDUSTRY

FEATURES:
Strategies for engagement sessions,
pre-wedding bridal portraits, ceremony,
B REATHTAKINGLY BEAUTIFUL IMAGES ARE EVERY BRIDE AND
groom’s dream on their wedding day. But with so many
details to orchestrate, how can you be sure to gather the
and reception shots information you need from your clients, develop effective
Posing tips for individuals, couples, and large portrait concepts, capture stand-out images of the bride,
groups
groom, their attendants, and family—not to mention drum
Capturing emotion in traditional and photo-
up fabulous sales?
journalistic images
Techniques for website design In this start-to-finish guide, renown photographer Rick
Studio design strategies for real impact Ferro analyzes dozens of images, providing can’t-miss tips
Marketing your studio to reach your target that will help you to fine-tune every aspect of your images.
demographic With an increased focus on digital technology’s role in
Photographic tips for dazzling engagement every phase of the wedding photographer’s work—from cap-
and wedding shots—indoors and out ture, to marketing, to website design—and new, stunning
Tips for high-impact wedding album designs images, this revised edition will help you achieve your cre-
ative and financial goals.

“ . . . generously illustrated with excellent color photographs, includ-
ing both traditional wedding poses and creative techniques.”
—Library Journal

41
New!
DUE NOVEMBER 2004

Digital Infrared
Photography
PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES
AND IMAGES

Patrick Rice

128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 b&w/color photographs
index
ISBN 1-58428-144-8
$29.95 list
DIGITAL INFRARED PHOTOGRAPHY IS GAINING
POPULARITY WITH CLIENTS—AND AT AN Order number: 1792
UNPRECEDENTED SPEED

NFRARED IMAGING OFFERS A SPECTACULAR, OTHERWORLDLY
I view of the people and places that surround us. Tones shift
and take on a magical cast, and the resultant images have a
FEATURES:
Infrared light theory
Testing your camera for infrared sensitivity
mystical quality—one that’s particularly well suited to How infrared imaging depicts everyday
clients who are looking for portraits with a certain edge. objects
Boosting contrast, grain, and the character-
While infrared film is expensive, requires special han-
istic infrared “glow” in Photoshop
dling, and can be unpredictable at best, the ability to create
Marketing tips for boosting infrared sales
infrared images with a digital camera and proper filtration and setting your studio apart
has revolutionized the genre. Photographers can quickly Digital infrared advice from some of the
capture traditional color images, then craft the striking in- top wedding and portrait shooters in the
frared images that will round out—or make—the sale. Doing industry
so is simple and, for the first time ever, you can preview the
results—and even share them with clients on the spot.
With everything you need to know about digital infrared
imaging—from testing your camera’s infrared sensitivity, to
selecting the proper filtration, to enhancing the image with
digital effects, to marketing your images—you’ll quickly gain
the skills and inspiration you need to set your studio apart.

42
New!
DUE NOVEMBER 2004

The Best of
Digital Wedding
Photography

Bill Hurter

128 pages
81/2"x11"
175 color photographs
glossary, index
ISBN 1-58428-145-6
$29.95 list TAKE AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE GROUNDBREAKING
Order number: 1793 IMAGES THAT ARE SHAPING THE FUTURE OF
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

FEATURES:
Tips, techniques, and 175 images from over
35 of the biggest names in the wedding
A UTHOR BILL HURTER TRULY HAS HIS FINGER ON THE PULSE
of the wedding portrait industry. In this book, he fea-
tures a vast array of wedding images from more than 35 of
photography industry the world’s finest wedding photographers. Sharing their
Lighting and metering strategies for achiev- technical tips and creative strategies, he covers everything
ing perfect, highly saleable portraits
from equipment selection to album design, providing you
Color management and device profiling
with a behind-the-scenes look at how the photographic elite
techniques
Basic album design principles and tips for craft their images, work with clients, and set the bar for pho-
template creation tographers everywhere.
Backing up your digital files Whether you’re new to digital or are well practiced in its
Maximizing sales through marketing and use, this book will help you fine-tune your imaging skills,
improved client relations streamline your workflow, boost your sales, and give you the
dose of inspiration you need to churn out breathtakingly
beautiful, one-of-a-kind wedding albums that are perfectly
suited to each client.
Featuring 175 exquisite images, cutting-edge techniques,
and straightforward advice, this book will educate, motivate,
and inspire you to take your work to the next level.

43
New!
DUE DECEMBER 2004

Into Your
Digital Darkroom
Step by Step

Peter Cope

128 pages
81/2"x11"
300 color images
glossary, index
ISBN 1-58428-146-4
$29.95 list

ACHIEVE THE ULTIMATE CONTROL OVER YOUR Order number: 1794
IMAGES IN THE DIGITAL DARKROOM AND
MAXIMIZE EVERY PHOTOGRAPH—DIGITAL OR FILM
FEATURES:
Selecting the right hardware and software
C OAX THE VERY BEST QUALITIES OUT OF EVERY DIGITAL AND
film image with the techniques in this book. With these
simple instructions, you’ll quickly learn to produce effective
for your digital darkroom
Understanding resolution, file sizes, file
formats, and more
image enhancements without wading through complex tech- Adjusting exposure and color balance in
niques for wild special effects and design tasks never intend- your images
ed for use by photographers. Written by a photographer, for Cropping to remove distractions and
photographers, this book teaches all of the indispensable improve perspective
techniques you’ll need to refine and output top-notch photo- Easy and effective retouching strategies
graphs time and again. Adding text and artistic effects
Perfect for practitioners of every genre of photography Outputting images for home or studio
printing, lab output, and website use
and of any experience level, this guide begins with a look at
how to select the necessary hardware and software. You’ll
also investigate the qualities of a digital image, including res-
olution, file size, file formats. Next, you’ll use downloadable
images to gain hands-on experience in color correction, mon-
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you need to polish each image for the best possible results.

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Lighting Techniques for Fashion
and Glamour Photography
Stephen A. Dantzig, PsyD
N FASHION AND GLAMOUR PHOTOGRA-
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Profitable Portraits
THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO
CREATING PORTRAITS THAT SELL

Jeff Smith
HERE’S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT—A PHO-
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ing strategies to suit the intended portrait recipient. For digital and film photographers

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Photographers’
Legal Handbook
Norman Phillips and Christopher S. Nudo, Esq.
APTURING IMAGES OF ONCE-IN-A-LIFE-
C 128 pages
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Professional Techniques for
Black & White
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Patrick Rice
& WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY, THE 128 pages
I N BLACK
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Techniques and images from 20 profes-
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The Practical Guide to
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MASTERING THE TERMS,
TECHNOLOGIES, AND TECHNIQUES

Michelle Perkins
128 pages
81/2"x11"
150 color images
PHOTOGRAPHERS OF ALL SKILL LEVELS
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Michelle Perkins
112 pages
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W E ALL WITNESS SCENES ON A DAILY
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shadows, exposure techniques, quick digital fixes, and more.

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The Art and Science of Essential Skills for
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McBroom’s Camera Bluebook Professional Secrets of
SIXTH EDITION Nature Photography
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Photographers Watercolor
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INDEX OF TITLES
Advanced Digital Camera Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Group Portrait Photography Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Posing for Portrait Photography:
Advanced Infrared Photography Handbook . . . . . . . .34 Handcoloring Photographs Step by Step . . . . . . . . . . .48 A Head-to-Toe Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
The Art and Business of High School Senior Heavenly Bodies: The Photographer’s Power Marketing for Wedding and
Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 Guide to Astrophotography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Portrait Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
The Art and Science of Butterfly Photography . . . . .48 High Impact Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 The Practical Guide to Digital Imaging: Mastering the
The Art and Techniques of Business How to Photograph Your Baby’s First Year . . . . . . . .19 Terms, Technologies, and Techniques . . . . . . . . .47
Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 How to Take Great Pet Pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Professional Digital Imaging for Wedding and Portrait
The Art of Black & White Portrait Photography . . . .22 Infrared Landscape Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
The Art of Bridal Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . .32 Infrared Photography Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Professional Digital Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20
The Art of Color Infrared Photography . . . . . . . . . . .34 Infrared Wedding Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 Professional Digital Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . .29
The Art of Infrared Photography, 4th ed. . . . . . . . . . .34 Into Your Darkroom Step by Step . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 Professional Marketing & Selling Techniques
The Art of Photographing Water . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Into Your Digital Darkroom Step by Step . . . . . . . . . .44 for Wedding Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
Basic 35mm Photo Guide, 5th ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Legal Handbook for Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Professional Model Portfolios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Basic Scanning Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Leica Camera Repair Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 The Professional Photographer’s Guide to
Beginner’s Guide to Adobe® Photoshop®, 2nd ed. . . . . .8 Lighting and Exposure Techniques for Outdoor Success in Print Competition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
Beginner’s Guide to and Location Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Professional Secrets for Photographing
Adobe® Photoshop® Elements® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Lighting for People Photography, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . .48 Children, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Beginner’s Guide to Nature Photography . . . . . . . . . .31 Lighting Techniques for Fashion and Professional Secrets of Natural Light
Beginner’s Guide to Photographic Lighting . . . . . . . . .9 Glamour Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Beginner’s Guide to Pinhole Photography . . . . . . . . .37 Lighting Techniques for High Key Professional Secrets of Nature Photography . . . . . . . .49
The Best of Children’s Portrait Photography . . . . . . .16 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Professional Secrets of Nude &
The Best of Digital Wedding Photography . . . . . . . . .43 Lighting Techniques for Low Key Beauty Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
The Best of Nature Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Professional Secrets of
The Best of Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Macro & Close-up Photography Handbook . . . . . . . .29 Wedding Photography, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
The Best of Teen and Senior Portrait Photography . .14 Make-Up Techniques for Photography . . . . . . . . . . .48 Professional Strategies and Techniques for
The Best of Wedding Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Marketing and Selling Black & White Digital Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
The Best of Wedding Photojournalism . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Professional Techniques for
Big Bucks Selling Your Photography, 3rd. ed. . . . . . . . .4 The Master Guide for Wildlife Photographers . . . . . .30 Black & White Digital Photography . . . . . . . . . . .46
Black & White Landscape Photography . . . . . . . . . . .48 The Master Guide to Digital SLR Cameras . . . . . . . .40 Professional Techniques for
Black & White Model Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Master Lighting Guide for Portrait Photographers . . .2 Digital Wedding Photography, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . .4
Black & White Nude Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Master Posing Guide for Portrait Photographers . . . .19 Professional Techniques for Pet and Animal
Black & White Photography for 35mm . . . . . . . . . . . .48 McBroom’s Camera Bluebook, 6th ed. . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Black & White Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Medium Format Cameras . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Profitable Portraits: The Photographer’s Guide to
The Bride’s Guide to Wedding Photography . . . . . . .38 Nikon® Camera Repair Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Creating Portraits that Sell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45
Build Your Own Home Darkroom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 Outdoor and Location Portrait Restoring Classic & Collectible Cameras . . . . . . . . . . .35
Camera Maintenance and Repair: Book 1, rev. ed. . . .35 Photography, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Secrets of Successful Aerial Photography . . . . . . . . . .49
Camera Maintenance and Repair: Book 2 . . . . . . . . .35 Photographers and Their Studios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Step-by-Step Digital Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40
Classic Nude Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Photographer’s Filter Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 Storytelling Wedding Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Classic Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Photographer’s Guide to Polaroid® Transfer: Studio Lighting: A Primer for Photographers . . . . . . . .7
Color Correction and Enhancement Step-by-Step, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38 Studio Portrait Photography of
with Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Photographer’s Guide to Shooting Children and Babies, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
Corrective Lighting and Posing Techniques Model and Actor Portfolios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Success in Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18
for Portrait Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 Photographer’s Guide to the Digital Portrait . . . . . . . .6 Take Great Pictures: A Simple Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
Creating World-Class Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 Photographer’s Guide to Wedding Album Toning Techniques for Photographic Prints . . . . . . . .27
Creative Lighting Techniques Design and Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 Traditional Photographic Effects
for Studio Photographers, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 Photographer’s Lighting Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 with Adobe® Photoshop®, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Creative Techniques for Color Photography . . . . . . . .18 Photographic Lenses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Watercolor Portrait Photography: The Art of
Creative Techniques for Nude Photography Photographing Children in Black & White . . . . . . . . .36 Polaroid® SX-70 Manipulation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49
in Black & White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Photographing Children with Special Needs . . . . . . .49 Web Site Design for Professional Photographers . . . .24
The Digital Darkroom Guide with Photographing Creative Landscapes . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Wedding and Portrait Photographers’
Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Photographing Your Artwork . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Legal Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46
Digital Imaging for the Underwater Photographer . .31 Photo Retouching with Adobe® Wedding Photography: Creative Techniques
Digital Infrared Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42 Photoshop®, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30 for Lighting, Posing, and Marketing, 3rd ed. . . . . .41
Digital Landscape Photography Step by Step . . . . . . .47 Photo Salvage with Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . . . . . . . . .30 Wedding Photography with Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . . .6
Digital Photography for Children’s and Plug-ins for Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Wedding Photojournalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49
Family Portraiture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 The Portrait Book: A Guide for Zone System: Step-by-Step Guide for
Don’t Take My Picture! 3rd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Dynamic Wildlife Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 The Portrait Photographer’s Guide to Posing . . . . . . . .5
Essential Skills for Nature Photography . . . . . . . . . . .48 Portrait Photographer’s Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
Family Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Portrait Photography: The Art of Seeing Light . . . . . .7
Fantasy Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Posing and Lighting Techniques for Studio
Glamour Nude Photography, rev. ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25

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Master Posing Guide for
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