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2004 CATALOG

Photo Books Amherst Media ®
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PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKS
BOOKS
New!
Wedding Photography
with Adobe® Photoshop®
Rick Ferro and Deborah Ferro

D EVELOP THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO 128 pages
make your images look their best, 81/2"x11"
add artistic effects, and boost sales. From 150 color images
shooting techniques, to step-by-step
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instructions for color correcting and
retouching images, to ideas for creating ISBN 1-58428-095-6
savvy marketing pieces that will set your $29.95 list
studio apart, this book shows how Order number: 1753
Adobe® Photoshop® can help you make the most of your artistic
FEATURES: and business skills and realize your professional goals. You’ll
Adding an artistic touch to images learn how to perfect and add special touches to your images by
Reaching more clients via a website retouching, adding borders, motion effects, handcoloring effects,
Using Adobe® Photoshop® to prepare
and more. You’ll also learn how to attract customers via a website
your images for print competition
Designing eye-catching watercolor
and high-impact promotional mailers. With everything from
notecards and high-impact mailers shooting techniques, to web site design, to preparing your images
for competition, this book covers it all.

New!
Advanced Digital
Camera Techniques
Jack and Sue Drafahl
EARN TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR DIG-
L 128 pages
ital camera using techniques that will 81/2"x11"
enhance your results and maximize your 200+ color images
creativity. Using a digital camera can
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help photographers expand their creative
and technical abilities. However, while ISBN 1-58428-099-9
digital technology has a lot to offer, it $29.95 list
also presents some unique challenges— Order number: 1758
even for seasoned photographers. In this book, Jack and Sue
FEATURES: Drafahl outline the techniques you’ll need to take your images to
Understanding and using exposure the next level. You’ll learn how to select the best exposure mode
modes to improve your images for various subjects; create motion in your photographs using
Controlling depth of field to enhance
controlled shutter speeds, camera movement, and zoom tech-
perspective
Flash and camera setups for dazzling
niques; devise 360-degree circular panoramas; take first-rate
close-up images close-up images; edit, catalog, and print your images; use filters
and lens converters, and much, much more.

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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"
TOTALLY UNIQUE, COMPLETELY UP-TO-DATE BEST-SELLER.
178 photographs
ISBN 1-58428-030-1
A Designed in a step-by-step, easy-to-understand format.
Teaches beginners the basics of SLR photography like no
$12.95 list other book. Fully illus-
Order number: 1051 trated every step of the
way, this book features
the latest autofocus
cameras and all of the
most commonly used
“Covers what the camera’s instruction manual films.
left out.” Included are tech-
—Popular Photography
niques for: loading
“How I wish I had seen a copy of this when I and unloading your
started photography.” camera, focusing for
—Jay Pees,Warren, PA Step-by-Step Format manual 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-cam-
era or handheld light meters, successful electronic flash tech-
niques, tips for improving your composition, 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
SLR photography.

FREE DEALER DISPLAY WITH
PURCHASE OF 12 COPIES!
196,000 sold worldwide!
3
New Edition!
Creative Lighting Techniques
for Studio Photographers
SECOND EDITION

Dave Montizambert
EARN THE CONCEPTS OF STUDIO LIGHT-
L 128 pages
ing, and how to apply them to every 81/2"x11"
subject you photograph. You’ll learn to 100 color photographs
achieve complete control over light and
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shadow formation, and use it to create
ISBN 1-58428-093-X
images that capture the unique shape,
color, texture, and character of your sub- $29.95 list
FEATURES: ject. Drawing on images from profes- Order number: 1666
Strategies for photographing light, dark, sional assignments, Montizambert provides concrete, practical
and reflective surfaces examples to illustrate each idea. Diagrams are included for every
Controlling contrast shoot, so you can easily duplicate or adapt every effect and
Painting with light for creative effects become a studio lighting master. Includes techniques for portrai-
Using simple lighting equipment to
ture, advertising, fashion photography, still lifes, and more.
create complex effects

Group Portrait Photography
Handbook
Bill Hurter
F ALL THE PORTRAIT SPECIALTIES,
O 128 pages
photographing groups is particular- 81/2"x11"
ly challenging. How do you pose a group? 120 color photographs
How do you keep everyone in sharp
glossary, index
focus, let alone create an interesting
ISBN 1-58428-082-4
composition?
Bill Hurter, editor of Rangefinder $29.95 list
magazine, provides a detailed study of Order number: 1740
what makes group portraiture work. From lens selection and
film choice to metering and composition, Hurter shows how to
create images that clients will love. Posing is discussed in detail,
with an emphasis on creating natural-looking groupings and flat-
tering poses for the individuals within them. Hurter also details
FEATURES:
how to properly light a group portrait (or find a suitable natural-
Techniques for posing couples and small
and large groups light situation). Both location and studio images are discussed in
Creating great compositions for formal this comprehensive handbook.
and informal shots Illustrated with images by over twenty top portrait photogra-
Images from top photographers in the phers, this must-have book teaches techniques photographers
industry can rely on to yield top-quality results every time.

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New Edition!
Professional Techniques for
Digital Wedding Photography
SECOND EDITION

Jeff Hawkins and Kathleen Hawkins
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1 G ET THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO SUCCEED IN
digital wedding photography. From
selecting equipment, to building an effi-
95 color images
cient digital workflow, to increasing your
index
profits, Jeff and Kathleen Hawkins show
ISBN 1-58428-110-3 you how to make digital work for you.
$29.95 list Whether you are new to digital or are
Order number: 1735 looking for some tips that will help you to FEATURES:
better manage your digital photography, this book provides Building an efficient digital workflow
advice on how to best discuss the new technology with your Using digital images to boost your sales
clients, develop effective marketing strategies, organize, retouch, and visibility in the community
Expert advice from six top professionals
and add special effects to your images with some of today’s
in the wedding photography industry
hottest software, prepare your files for output, and much more. Updated text and many new images

New!
THE PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO
Success in Print Competition
Patrick Rice
OOST YOUR CREATIVITY AND PRO -
128 pages
81/2"x11"
in
B fessional visibility by succeeding
PPA and WPPI print competitions
100 color photos
with the techniques in this book. In
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every field, competition brings out
ISBN 1-58428-096-4
the best in the participants. After all,
$29.95 list people tend to seek success more pas-
Order number: 1754 sionately when their efforts are being
evaluated. In this book, author Patrick Rice, an experi-
enced WPPI and PPA judge, shows how this competitive FEATURES:
process can help you to generate better photographs and Understanding the judging process
albums, attract more clients, and even earn the respect of Eliminating problems that lower scores
your fellow photographers. Supplemented with advice Choosing the right titles and categories
for your images
from well-known photographers who have had much suc-
Selecting the best titles and categories
cess in competition, this well-rounded book is sure to for your images
please.

5
New!
PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO
Wedding Album
Design and Sales
Bob Coates

E NHANCE YOUR INCOME AND IMPROVE 128 pages
your creativity with the techniques 81/2"x11"
in this book. With chapter after chapter 150 color photographs
of information from the industry’s most
glossary, index
notable photographers, Bob Coates offers
a unique look at what makes albums ISBN 1-58428-098-0
work. Whether you’re interested in pro- $29.95 list
ducing a more traditional album or want Order number: 1757
FEATURES: your album to appeal to a couple who prefers the cutting edge, the
Layout techniques for visually stimulating information in this book is sure to please. With tips for talking to
pages that tell the whole wedding story clients about album styles and costs, and top-notch presentation
Enhancing your albums with pop-up and techniques that will ensure larger sales, this book provides the
fold-out pages, color effects, and more inspiration you need to create outstanding albums and cultivate
How your presentation style can
unparalleled presentation and selling techniques.
increase clients’ final purchases

Wedding Photography
CREATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR LIGHTING AND POSING
SECOND EDITION
Rick Ferro
EARN THE SECRETS OF SHOOTING ELE-
L 128 pages
gant, artistic portraits as Rick Ferro 81/2"x11"
takes you through over seventy-five of 75 color photographs
his highly acclaimed, award-winning
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portraits, explaining how to create
breathtaking portraiture of the bride in ISBN 1-58428-046-8
the studio, and capture cherished images $29.95 list
of the attendants and family members as Order number: 1649
well. Learn techniques for non-obtrusive coverage of the cere-
mony itself, as well as how to pose and shoot photos of the cou-
ple at the altar after the ceremony. You’ll learn to set up an effi-
cient shooting system that will save time and reduce stress when
FEATURES: creating portraits of the wedding party. Finally, you’ll learn to
Achieving dramatic lighting select perfect locations and take great images of the newlyweds,
Organizing every step of the shoot
including ring exchanges, silhouettes, and more.
Studio and environmental portraits
Posing for individuals, couples, and “ . . . generously illustrated with excellent color photographs, including
groups both traditional wedding poses and creative techniques.”
Over fifty lighting diagrams —WPPI Photography Monthly

6
New!
Take Great Pictures
A SIMPLE GUIDE

Lou Jacobs Jr.
HETHER THEY PREFER TO PHOTO-
112 pages
9"x6" Wmals
graph portraits or landscapes, ani-
or still lifes, all photographers can
FEATURES:
80 color photographs Understanding what makes a great
agree on one thing: they want to take photograph
index
great pictures. Techniques for portraits, travel photos,
ISBN 1-58428-102-2 action shots, close-ups, and more
This book minimizes jargon and focus-
$14.95 list es on the practical skills that will help Mastering exposure—including how to
Order number: 1761 new photographers reach that goal. select f-stops, shutter speeds, and light
meters
Beginning with an overview of what makes a great photo, Jacobs
Choosing a camera, lenses, and film
shows the reader how to look critically at a scene or subject and Composition techniques for powerful
develop a strategy for making the most of it. Additionally, he pro- images
vides practical advice for selecting the right lens, aperture, and Improving your photographs with filters
shutter speed to capture the desired perspective, depth, and Lighting techniques and strategies for
exposure. portraits, landscapes, travel photos, and
Filled with artistic techniques and practical advice, this is the more
perfect resource for novice photographers.

New!
The Bride’s Guide to
Wedding Photography
HOW TO GET THE WEDDING
PHOTOGRAPHY OF YOUR DREAMS
Kathleen Hawkins
FEATURES:
Hiring a photographer—what to expect,
112 pages
9"x6" E VERY BRIDE WANTS PERFECT WEDDING
images. However, while most have a
clear idea of how their images should
what to ask, and how to make the best
decisions
115 color photographs Photographic styles and how to decide
look, they often lack the experience they
index what look is right for you
need to orchestrate the many aspects Engagement and formal bridal portraits
ISBN 1-58428-094-8
required—from photographer selection, How to look your best in every image
$14.95 list to contracts, to clothing, makeup, album
Selecting your makeup, flowers, and
Order number: 1755 design, and more—to make those images bridesmaids’ gowns for the best results
come to life. In this book, brides will learn how to work with in your photography
their photographer, select the perfect photographic style, devel- Planning your wedding-day photography
op a feasible time line for the imaging, and more—making the schedule
photo experience as efficient and rewarding as possible. Working with your photographer to
create a memorable wedding album
For photographers, this book is the perfect sign-on gift for all
of your new bridal clients!

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Portrait Photographer’s
Handbook
Bill Hurter

T HE FINE PORTRAIT IS A LASTING WORK 128 pages
of art. Written by Bill Hurter, the edi- 81/2"x11"
tor of Rangefinder magazine, this book 150 color photographs
teaches the skills you need to create
glossary, index
beautiful and timeless portraits that live
ISBN 1-58428-043-3
up to this artistic ideal.
Examining detailed lighting diagrams, $29.95 list
you’ll learn basic to advanced portrait Order number: 1708
lighting setups. A chapter on corrective techniques presents
information that will help photographers make every subject
look his or her best. Also covered are: composing portraits, pos-
ing your subject(s), vignetting, soft focus, using outdoor lighting
and flash, and retouching techniques.
FEATURES:
Featuring photos from over twenty acclaimed photographers,
Shooting and darkroom techniques
Lighting for studio and location this is a must-have book for any portrait photographer!
photography
“A complete, fully comprehensive guide for portrait photographers.
Posing techniques
Packed with invaluable information.”
Using vignettes and soft-focus
—Light and Shade (Pictorial Photographers of America)
Creating dynamic compositions

Professional Digital
Portrait Photography
Jeff Smith
IGITAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY OF-
D 128 pages
fers a number of important advan- 81/2"x11"
tages for portrait photographers—both 100 color photographs
creatively and financially. Yet, because
index
the learning curve is so steep, making the
transition to digital can be a frustrating ISBN 1-58428-089-1
experience for many. Jeff Smith, a studio $29.95 list
owner and successful digital portrait Order number: 1750
photographer, walks you through the process from a profession-
al perspective. Based on his own experiences with integrating
digital techniques into his studio’s workflow, Smith shows you
the ropes and helps you to avoid the problems most commonly
faced by those new to digital. Additionally, he shows you the
FEATURES:
techniques you need to begin creating your own dazzling digital
Creating professional digital portraits
Retouching portraits and adding creative portraits—from shooting digitally, to editing the images, to
special effects retouching and adding eye-catching special effects. Armed with
Marketing and selling digital portrait this knowledge, you’ll be ready to begin marketing your state-of-
photography the-art digital images to your clients—and profiting from your
Building an efficient digital workflow new skills!

8
New!
Step-by-Step
Digital Photography
A GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS
Jack and Sue Drafahl
HETHER YOU ARE NEW TO PHOTOGRA-
112 pages
9"x6" W phy or are just trying to master
FEATURES:
Ample photographic illustrations show
you how to hold your camera, load
185 color photographs your first digital camera, this book pro-
vides a step-by-step path to success. memory cards, install batteries, and
index begin taking pictures
Utilizing a visual approach, the Drafahls
ISBN 1-58428-103-0 Composition tips for producing dynamic,
provide 185 photographs that show you
$14.95 list exactly what you need to know—from eye-catching digital images
Selecting the right exposure mode for
Order number: 1763 unpacking the camera, to loading the
your subject
memory card and batteries, to taking your first shot. Once Understanding digital file formats
you’re comfortable with all the basics, you’ll move on to learn Setting your camera’s ISO for the best
techniques for maximizing your flash performance, selecting possible photographs
and using various lenses for your digital SLR, using special Lens selection for digital SLRs
exposure modes, taking close-up shots, adding photographic fil- Caring for and cleaning your camera
ters and other accessories, caring for and cleaning your camera,
and much more.

New!
How to Photograph
Your Baby’s First Year
Laurie White Hayball and David Hayball
112 pages
6"x9" P RESERVE EVERY PRECIOUS MOMENT WITH
the easy recipes for memorable images
found in this book. Laurie White Hayball
70 color photographs
and David Hayball know that, as the par-
index
ent of a small child, your time is quite lim-
ISBN 1-58428-105-7 ited. They also know that, as children
$14.95 list grow, so do their abilities—and as time
Order number: 1765 moves on, precious memories begin to
fade. Fortunately, this book is written specifically for busy par-
ents. You’ll learn the easy techniques you need to create cher- FEATURES:
ished images—without wading through page after page of tech- Portraits you can create with any
nical jargon and complicated techniques intended for the pros. camera and flash
Best of all, you can use this book with any camera. With strate- Selecting the best film for photographing
your active baby
gies for creating holiday portraits, casual images that document
Simple “ingredients” list for each image
“baby’s firsts,” and heartwarming family photos, this book will Countless tips for photographing baby’s
give you the skills and confidence you need to succeed! first days and important milestones

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New!
Professional Techniques for
Pet and Animal Photography
Debrah H. Muska

I F YOU KNOW HOW TO HANDLE THE BASICS 128 pages
of people portraiture, this book will 81/2"x11"
show you how to adapt your skills to 110 color photographs
meet the challenges of photographing
index
pets and animals. You’ll learn how to
ensure a pet-friendly studio; discover ISBN 1-58428-100-6
what equipment work best for these sub- $29.95 list
jects; determine how to best position ani- Order number: 1759
FEATURES: mals—from cats and dogs to horses and reptiles—to showcase
Making the right choice of background their best traits and downplay undesirable ones, and discover
color and texture for each subject how to maximize your studio’s visibility and increase your prof-
Tips for photographing single and group its! With the techniques in this book, you’ll reap the rewards that
animal portraits photographing pets and animals offers, and produce cherished
Photographing professional animals
photographs for breeders and pet-owners alike.
Showcasing each subject’s best features

Photographer’s Lighting
Handbook
Lou Jacobs Jr.

G REAT PHOTOGRAPHIC LIGHTING DOES 128 pages
not depend upon tricks or break- 81/2"x11"
the-bank equipment. In fact, beautiful, 130 color photographs
eye-catching images with real visual
glossary, index
impact are achieved with easy-to-accom-
plish lighting effects. From landscapes ISBN 1-58428-076-X
made in nature’s light, to portraits or still $29.95 list
lifes created with the man-made kind, Order number: 1737
the instructions detailed in this book will help readers learn the
basic techniques necessary to create stunning images of special
places and important moments.
Author Lou Jacobs shows how photographers can affect the
emotional impact of their images and gain control by sculpting
FEATURES:
light with modifiers. He also shows how to control the effect of
Achieving great lighting indoors and out
Determining how films render various light using filters. From outdoor portraits, to nighttime land-
light sources scapes, to dazzling fireworks displays, readers will learn how to
Using filters to correct or enhance color handle any photographic challenge like a pro. With this book,
Metering light to achieve the correct some practice, and a strong creative vision, readers will produce
exposure exceptional results—whether in a home studio or on location.

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New Edition!
Beginner’s Guide
to Adobe® Photoshop®
SECOND EDITION

Michelle Perkins
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1 L EARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR PHOTOS LOOK
their best, create original artwork,
and add unique effects to any image.
300 color images
Unlike most Photoshop books, this one
index
focuses on the tools you will use every
ISBN 1-58428-108-1 day, with every image. You’ll learn how to
$29.95 list add text, retouch and color correct your
Order number: 1732 photos, and much more. All topics are FEATURES:
presented in short, easy-to-digest lessons that pair screen shots Understanding file formats, resolution,
with clear, concise text to ensure rapid, hassle-free learning. and other tricky terms
Making selections, painting, and adding
“Gives short, easy-to-use techniques that allow readers to put their text to your images
skills to work right away with PC or Macintosh versions of Photoshop.” Tools for correcting color
—PhotoStockNotes (PhotoSource International) Updated techniques and screen shots

New Edition!
Traditional Photographic Effects
with Adobe® Photoshop®
SECOND EDITION

Michelle Perkins and Paul Grant
128 pages
81/2"x11" U SE PHOTOSHOP TO ADD TRADITIONAL
effects to any image. From handcol-
oring, to soft focus, to toning, you’ll be
150 color images
amazed at the ease with which great
index
results can be achieved. Best of all, every
ISBN 1-58428-109-X effect is reversible, so you can experiment
$29.95 list without losing a single image. You’ll gain
Order number: 1721 control beyond what is possible with tra- FEATURES:
ditional methods and create fabulous images in minimal time. Using digital neutral density filters
Adding soft focus to any image
“Step by step instructions are provided showing the entire process from Digital handcoloring techniques
opening an image to adding those final touches that can make the criti- Simulating black & white infrared film
cal difference between producing an adequate digital image and an New edition features updated
exceptional one.” —Shutterbug techniques and screen shots

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New!
The Art and Techniques of
Business Portrait Photography
Andre Amyot

T HIS UNIQUE BOOK BEGINS WITH AN
overview of the business skills you’ll 81/2"x11"
128 pages

need to achieve success. With discussions 100 color photographs
on everything from finding your niche, to
index
pricing your portraits, to advertising and
even hiring a great assistant, every busi- ISBN 1-58428-107-3
ness/marketing angle is covered. Because $29.95 list
creating business portraits on location Order number: 1762
FEATURES: presents a unique set of challenges, Amyot discusses strategies for
Effectively managing the business and lighting tight spaces, ensuring a safe environment, photographing
artistic sides of your workload industrial equipment, computers, etc. With a thorough discussion
Profit, product performance, and how to of composition and lighting strategies employed to create each
keep your cash flowing image in the book, you will be able to re-create or modify each of
Meeting the unique challenges of
the setups used to create these exceptional images.
on-location business photography

Corrective Lighting and Posing
TECHNIQUES FOR PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS

Jeff Smith
HIS STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOCUSES ON
T 128 pages
the challenges of photographing the 81/2"x11"
average client. Beginning with the con- 100 color photographs
sultation, Smith shows how to tactfully
index
address clients’ problem areas, then
moves on to outline special poses that ISBN 1-58428-034-4
will visually slim a waist, mask a double $29.95 list
chin, flatter a prominent nose or large Order number: 1711
ears, and more. You’ll also learn which clothing styles will help
your clients look their best, and how to use props to add interest
and soothe egos. Finally, Smith shows how simple refinements in
positioning the main, fill, and accent lights can result in big
improvements in your portraits. Posing for full-length portraits
FEATURES:
and head shots is covered in detail.
Hiding figure flaws
High- and low-key lighting setups
Selecting clothing for flattering portraits “If you’re serious about your portraits I can highly recommend Corrective
Vignette and soft focus techniques Lighting and Posing as it’s full of ideas and tips that can only improve your
Using environmental props images.”
Full-length, three-quarter, and head shots —Photo-Seminars.com

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New!
The Best of
Portrait Photography
Bill Hurter
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1 T HIS INDISPENSIBLE GUIDE CONTAINS
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO know about
posing, eliciting expressions, creating
200 color photographs
dynamic compositions, utilizing tradi-
glossary, index
tional lighting setups, and more. Bill
ISBN 1-58428-101-4
Hurter, editor of Rangefinder magazine,
$29.95 list has compiled 200 of the most unforget-
Order number: 1760 table images from some of the biggest
names in portrait photography to amply illustrate the to-the-
point text. You’ll learn how to best pose and light children and FEATURES:
compose family portraits; how to create poses that flatter your Refining every aspect of your subject’s
clients; and how to utilize dynamic compositional forms that appearance with timeless techniques
will keep viewers locked in to your image. Filled with page after Creating outstanding environmental,
fashion, executive, and senior portraits
page of practical, hard-won advice, Hurter rounds out the book
Images, tips, and techniques from top
with a portfolio section that offers an inside look at the working photographers in the industry
habits, styles, and strategies of industry pros.

New!
Creative Techniques for
Color Photography
Bobbi Lane
128 pages
81/2"x11" T
from
HIS BOOK CONTAINS EVERYTHING YOU
ever wanted tO know about color,
a discussion on the electromagnetic
250 color photographs
spectrum, to the visible spectrum and
index
prisms, to how humans perceive color.
ISBN 1-58428-104-9
You’ll learn how color is rendered in var-
$29.95 list ious films, and how push or pull process-
Order number: 1764 ing can help you achieve the results
you’re after. Lane also covers the effects of time of day, weather,
color temperature, filters, and gels on the final color image. With FEATURES:
an in-depth discussion on the psychology of color, and an intro- Using color systems to identify and
duction to several alternative processes—such as cross process- employ color correctly
ing, color infrared photography, extreme pushing, and using Selecting filters and gels for better color
Breaking the rules: using extreme push-
mismatched film and light sources—this unique, must-have
ing, overexposure, and mismatched films
book marries technical know-how with glorious, vibrant artistic and lights to amplify your images
inspiration. For use by digital and film photographers

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Photo Retouching
with Adobe® Photoshop®
SECOND EDITION

Gwen Lute

L EARN THE TECHNIQUES PROFESSIONALS 128 pages
use to retouch and restore photo- 81/2"x11"
graphs with digital technology. Author 150 color images
Gwen Lute shows you how retouching index
jobs that once seemed impossible with tra-
ISBN 1-58428-080-8
ditional techniques can easily be tackled
digitally. You’ll learn how to eliminate $29.95 list
image flaws, sharpen images, adjust poor Order number: 1660
exposure, remove distracting elements, and composite images.
Also included is instruction on removing unwanted elements,
adding vignettes, and creating a three-dimensional effect.
FEATURES: Covering everything from hardware and software needs, to mar-
Using layer masks in the retouching keting tips, this must-have book will help you make the most of
process problem images.
Correcting perspective in your photos
Using the channels palette to remove “Be sure to acquire Photo Retouching because of its clear, straight-
discolorations and more forward approach to the subject.”
Updated with new photos and techniques —Library Journal

Professional Digital Photography
TECHNIQUES FOR LIGHTING, SHOOTING
AND IMAGE EDITING
Dave Montizambert

T HIS BOOK PROVIDES PHOTOGRAPHERS 128 pages
experienced in basic digital imaging 81/2"x11"
with the skills required to take their 120 color images
images to the next level. Beginning with
glossary, index
digital capture, author Dave Montizam-
ISBN 1-58428-081-6
bert addresses the latest advances in
technology, then provides techniques for $29.95 list
color balancing your camera, getting the Order number: 1739
best exposure, and calibrating your monitor for optimal—and
accurate—image viewing. Next, color theory and professional
color printing are discussed, with techniques for making your
images look their best in print. Using Adobe® Photoshop®, Monti-
FEATURES:
zambert also provides techniques for color and contrast control,
Color balancing your lights and digital advanced sharpening, and applying professional artistic tech-
camera for the best possible results niques. Finally, you’ll learn to use digital light painting.
Using a digital densitometer With tips for fine-tuning your photographic skills, to using
Image analysis for flawless photos digital imaging to its best advantage, to supplying your clients
Digital light painting and other artistic with images, this book offers information that serious digital pho-
techniques for image enhancement tographers have been searching for.

14
Master Posing Guide
for Portrait
Photographers
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO POSING
SINGLES, COUPLES AND GROUPS

J. D. Wacker

128 pages
81/2"x11"
90 color photographs
index
ISBN 1-58428-057-3
$29.95 list MASTER THE POSING TECHNIQUES YOU NEED TO
Order number: 1722 MAKE YOUR SUBJECTS LOOK THEIR VERY BEST

FEATURES: P ORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS ARE FACED WITH THE DAILY
challenge of positioning their subjects so they look their
best, but don’t look posed. Achieving this goal can spell the
How to pose any subject—men, women,
families, bridal parties, teams, and more difference between success and failure.
The psychology of posing Wacker divides posing into psychology (working with
Evaluating poses and tailoring them to each clients) and mechanics (positioning the body in a flattering
subject’s appearance and personality way). In a study of the psychology involved, the author
Why geometry is important in posing
shows how photographers can make posing simpler by build-
Creating a great consultation
ing the subject’s confidence. Shifting to mechanics, he teach-
Tips for studio and on-location shots
Positioning the head, neck, chest, waist, hips, es how to pose the sections of the body, use the geometry of
thighs, calves, and feet posing, and employ corrective posing techniques.
Stress-free techniques for getting the pose Also featured in this comprehensive book are: posing
you want from a subject—quickly! tools, posing on location, common posing challenges and a
section on posing in practice—examining posing for wed-
dings, proms, family portraits, and much more.

“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

15
The Best of Nature
Photography
IMAGES AND TECHNIQUES FROM THE PROS
Jenni Bidner and Meleda Wegner
AVE YOU EVER WONDERED HOW LEG- 128 pages
H endary photographers such as Jim 81/2"x11"
Zuckerman and John Sexton create their 260 color photographs
captivating images? Here is your oppor-
index
tunity to follow in their footsteps as
ISBN 1-58428-084-0
these and other top photographers cap-
ture the beauty and drama of nature on $29.95 list
film. Order number: 1744
You’ll gain insight into the shooting techniques of notable
nature photographers, visit their favorite locations, read stories
about once-in-a-lifetime photographic opportunities, and learn
FEATURES: how each has learned to express his or her unique creative vision.
Bird photography with Arthur Morris Pairing fascinating text with over 150 stunning images of every
Wildlife, nature, and travel photography imaginable subject—from flowers, to insects, to sea life, this book
with Jim Zuckerman provides an inside look at the photographers who risk their
Fine art, black & white images of nature equipment, safety—and sometimes their lives—to produce
from John Sexton world-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

G ET BEHIND THE IMAGES AND SEE HOW 128 pages
award-winning photographers cre- 81/2"x11"
ate memorable portraits that capture the 175 color photographs
magic of childhood. In this book, Range- glossary, index
finder editor Bill Hurter draws on the
ISBN 1-58428-092-1
work and experience of over twenty top
professional photographers in the por- $29.95 list
trait industry. In it, you’ll learn the cre- Order number: 1752
ative 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 cloth-
The psychology of working with children ing selection and composition, as well as tips on the psychology
of all ages of 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
The Best of Wedding
Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES
FROM THE PROS

Bill Hurter

128 pages
81/2"x11"
150 color photographs
glossary, index
ISBN 1-58428-085-9
$29.95 list DISCOVER THE SECRETS TOP PROFESSIONAL
Order number: 1747 WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHERS USE TO CREATE
DAZZLING IMAGES

FEATURES:
The critical skills of wedding photography—
lighting, posing, exposure, and more
L EARN THE TECHNIQUES USED BY PROFESSIONAL WEDDING
photographers—from how they identify and capture that
perfect, romantic moment, to the critical skills they draw on
Techniques for successful album design, every time they step behind the camera. Written by Bill
and how technology is changing the Hurter, editor of Rangefinder magazine, this book features
wedding album
images from dozens of top professionals and reveals the
Over 150 dazzling portraits from award-
secrets behind their creation.
winning professionals
Photographing the bride and groom individ- You’ll learn the skills needed to create flattering, attrac-
ually, the couple together, the bridal party, tive poses of the bride, groom, wedding party, and family.
the family, and more Also covered are camera techniques for flawless portraits,
Tips from professionals on planning—and lighting techniques for studio engagement and bridal por-
how to improvise when things don’t go as traits, and techniques for working effectively with natural
planned light. You’ll learn about classic and contemporary styles of
wedding photography, what shots you can’t miss, and even
how to present proofs and design an effective album.
From start to finish, this book is a key resource for pho-
tographers who truly want to create top-quality wedding
images.

17
Success in Portrait Photography
MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
FOR STUDIO OWNERS
Jeff Smith
O PHOTOGRAPHER GOES INTO BUSI-
N 128 pages
ness expecting to fail, but many 81/2"x11"
realize too late that camera skills alone 100 color photographs
do not ensure success. Studio owners
index
must also run savvy marketing cam-
paigns, manage their studio’s staff, and ISBN 1-58428-088-3
become experts at customer service. $29.95 list
Jeff Smith provides instruction and Order number: 1748
inspiration for achieving your professional, financial, and artistic
goals. Beginning with attracting clients, Smith shows you how to
develop your marketing strategy and avoid common mistakes.
You’ll also learn how to set your prices, develop a realistic budg-
FEATURES: et, and reduce operating costs. Time management techniques—
Attracting new clients with effective especially important for the self-employed—are covered in detail.
marketing techniques Packed with efficiency-boosting techniques and marketing
Managing your personnel and finances ideas, this book is an important resource for any photographer
for increased success wanting to open a new studio or to build upon the success of an
Customer service skills to keep clients existing one.
coming back year after year

The Art of Bridal
Portrait Photography
TECHNIQUES FOR LIGHTING AND POSING
Marty Seefer
ISTORICALLY, THE BRIDAL PORTRAIT
H 128 pages
has been one of the most important 81/2"x11"
and cherished photos in a family’s 70 color photographs
possession. It encapsulates a special
glossary, index
moment, creating an instant heirloom
that will be a timeless reminder of the ISBN 1-58428-067-0
wedding day. Master Photographer $29.95 list
Marty Seefer’s new book guides photog- Order number: 1730
raphers through every step of the bridal shoot to ensure that pho-
tographers get results the client will cherish.
Exploring both location and studio shots, Seefer show how to
FEATURES: build a set or choose a location, select a flattering pose, and cre-
How to accurately meter exposure ate lighting that accents your subject’s beauty. Also included are
Lighting diagrams for spectacular setups techniques for photographing the bride with the groom, their
Selecting the correct lighting ratio family, and the bridal party.
Choosing props and selecting the best Each client deserves your best, and this book will help you
background color deliver just that.
Shooting in the studio and on location

18
Lighting Techniques for
High Key Portrait Photography
Norman Phillips
“KEY” OF AN IMAGE DESCRIBES ITS
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1 T HE
overall tonal range—including the
100 color photographs subject, background, clothes, and props.
In high key portraits, these tones are pri-
appendix, index
marily light or white. Achieving this clas-
ISBN 1-58428-075-1
sic look, however, presents numerous
$29.95 list lighting and exposure challenges—even
Order number: 1736 for seasoned photographers.
From studio to location shoots, the techniques in this com-
prehensive book will show you how to meet the challenges of
high key portrait photography and create flattering images that
your clients will adore. Techniques for creating a studio setup,
using window light, and employing natural light on location are
FEATURES:
all covered in detail. Setting up the main light, fill light,
In addition, you will learn how to meter accurately for per- background light, and hair light
fect exposures, select an ideal background (and modify it to add Metering your set for perfectly exposed
increased interest during the session), and compose elegant high portraits—every time
key images that your clients are sure to adore. Window light for high key portraits
Studio and location techniques

New!
Web Site Design for
Professional Photographers
Paul Rose and Jean Holland-Rose
ECAUSE PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS ARE RELY-
128 pages
81/2"x11" B ing more on the Internet to select
service providers, having a highly visible,
100 color images
accessible web site is essential for photog-
glossary, index
raphers in every field. From wedding, to
ISBN 1-58428-097-2
portrait, to commercial work, your web
$29.95 list site is your new storefront—and the best
Order number: 1756 way to introduce clients to your images
and services. In this book, you’ll learn how to build a high-
impact web site. Authors Paul Rose and Jean Holland-Rose leave FEATURES:
no stone unturned, covering logo design, background and image Selecting a background color and images
selection, adding special effects to images, menu bar design, Easy navigation of your site
adding an e-mail link so clients can easily send correspondence, Marketing strategies for the Internet
Registering your site with multiple
and much more. Perfect for do-it-yourselfers, this book will
search engines for maximum visibility
prove to be a useful reference for every photographer. Tips for updating your site

19
Professional
Marketing & Selling Techniques
for Wedding Photographers
Jeff Hawkins and Kathleen Hawkins
HOTOGRAPHY IS AN ART FORM, A
P 128 pages
talent that many desire but only few 81/2"x11"
possess. Successful wedding photogra- 80 color photographs
phy, however, is about more than just
sample forms, index
cameras and creativity. There is another
art involved with being a wedding pho- ISBN 1-58428-053-0
tographer: creating successful business $29.95 list
and marketing strategies. Order number: 1712
This book teaches the photographer how to begin—or
improve upon—a successful, profitable, and well-regarded stu-
dio. With tips on setting goals, defining demographics, and
FEATURES: advertising and selling to clients, the Hawkins have created a
Setting and achieving goals
comprehensive guide that no wedding photographer should be
Effectively targeting your market
Tailoring promotions to your client without.
demographic
“The authors show you how to pinpoint your objectives, set timelines
Making bridal shows work for you
for achieving them and track your progress.”
—Light and Shade (Pictorial Photographers of America)

Studio Portrait Photography of
Children and Babies
SECOND EDITION
Marilyn Sholin
ARILYN SHOLIN SHARES HER EXPERI-
M 128 pages
ence to help you create masterful, 81/2"x11"
unique, and heartwarming portraits of 80 color photographs
your youngest subjects. The step-by-step
index
text and enchanting images contained in
ISBN 1-58428-069-7
this book will both instruct and inspire.
Included are techniques for: flexible $29.95 list
lighting setups, clothing selection, sup- Order number: 1657
portive and decorative props, capturing that priceless expression,
increasing your sales, and much more. From creating a safe,
child-friendly studio, to planning an age-appropriate shoot,
FEATURES:
you’ll discover practical advice that will successfully guide you
Planning an age-appropriate shoot through sessions with children of all ages.
Children’s developmental stages and
how to work with them “Sholin delves into the unique psychological perspectives that a photog-
Capturing the perfect expression rapher needs to know to get great photographs of infants, babies, tod-
dlers and preschool-age children. . . .”
—PhotoGraphic

20
Outdoor and Location
Portrait Photography
SECOND EDITION
Jeff Smith
128 pages UTDOOR PORTRAITURE OFFERS COUNT-
8 /2"x11"
1
O
rable
less opportunities to create memo-
images your clients will hold dear.
100 color photographs
index In this book, author Jeff Smith shows
you how to select the best equipment for
ISBN 1-58428-070-0
outdoor and location photography, iden-
$29.95 list
tify the perfect light, choose great set-
Order number: 1632 tings, and pose your subjects to create
beautiful portraits your clients will love. In addition, you’ll learn
the business skills you need to schedule efficient location shoots
and increase your profits with outdoor and location portrait
photography. FEATURES:
Working with natural light
“The solid content and remarkable images . . . make this book a must for Selecting the best locations
any photographer considering the portrait profession.” Posing clients to look their best
—Photo-Seminars.com Creating outdoor portraits at night
Techniques for digital photographers

Posing and Lighting Techniques
for Studio Portrait Photography
J. J. Allen
128 pages HIS WELL-ILLUSTRATED BOOK OFFERS
8 /2"x11"
1
T
they
the reader the tools and inspiration
need to tackle the technical aspects
100 color photographs
glossary, index of creating flawless studio portraiture.
Allen walks you through the film and
ISBN 1-58428-031-X
equipment selection process, offers guid-
$29.95 list
ance on lighting the subject and back-
Order number: 1697 ground, and covers exposure and lighting
ratio. A thorough discussion on posing shows you both tradi-
tional poses and twists on the tried-and-true standards.
This book includes discussions on the psychology of posing,
covers use of special techniques such as diffusion filters and
vignetting, and offers tips on producing high-impact close-ups FEATURES:
with a tele-extender. The book closes with a portrait gallery that Posing for singles and group portraits
illustrates and reinforces concepts covered earlier in the book. Placing the main and fill lights
Using accent lights
“Be sure to add this title to your library. I’m sure you’ll find it hard to Ratio control
do without.” Selecting and using diffusion filters
—Shutterbug Exposure testing and control

21
Classic Nude Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES
Peter Gowland and Alice Gowland

C REATE TIMELESS GLAMOUR NUDES WITH 128 pages
the techniques provided by legendary 81/2"x11"
photographer Peter Gowland and his wife 120 duotone photos
and partner Alice Gowland. Analyzing the index
top images from their incredible career,
ISBN 1-58428-040-9
the Gowlands explore the secrets behind
images that defined the modern field of $29.95 list
glamour photography. Each photograph is Order number: 1710
presented with detailed information on lighting, posing, back-
ground, and shooting technique.
In a field where photographers and styles come and go, the
enduring success of the Gowlands and their lasting impact on the
FEATURES: field as a whole make this a landmark book. Paired with rare
Natural light photography insights into classic photography, it’s a must-have selection for
Posing techniques glamour and figure photographers.
Working with models
Studio lighting setups “The use of sunlight and a prop is just one of the tricks in Classic Nude
Compositing images Photography. . . . ”
Adding motion —Playboy
Selecting props

High Impact Portrait
Photography
CREATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR DRAMATIC,
FASHION-INSPIRED PORTRAITS
Lori Brystan
HOTOGRAPHER LORI BRYSTAN, A FOR-
P mer Elite model and experienced 81/2"x11"
128 pages

makeup artist, brings the high-end pro- 60 color photographs
fessional treatment usually reserved for
index
models to her regular portrait clients.
ISBN 1-58428-062-X
The lighting, posing, hair and makeup
techniques she provides will help read- $29.95 list
ers to do the same, creating portraits that Order number: 1725
look like they were pulled from the pages of a J. Crew catalog or
the latest fashion magazine. Using surprisingly simple sets and
FEATURES: lighting, you’ll learn to tailor images to suit a client’s look, high-
Analyzing your clients’ needs lighting what is most beautiful about each one. Features location,
Using nontraditional posing to create studio, and window lighting techniques.
dynamic images
Creative uses for alternative processing “Includes a collection of great, creative photographs of men, women,
Selecting props and clothing children and families.”
Studio and location techniques —Photo Trade News

22
THE ART AND BUSINESS OF
High School Senior
Portrait Photography
Ellie Vayo
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1 P HOTOGRAPHER ELLIE VAYO SHARES THE
insights and techniques that have
100 color photographs made her studio one of the biggest and
most profitable senior portrait business-
index
es in the United States. Beginning with
ISBN 1-58428-079-4
attracting clients, Vayo shows you how
$29.95 list to design advertising that appeals to
Order number: 1743 teens, yet pleases their parents. Next,
you’ll learn how to set your studio apart with special client-
pleasing touches, and how to create the unique portraits that
will generate the best (and cheapest) advertising in the world:
word of mouth. You’ll also discover the wide-ranging set design
FEATURES:
options now available to portrait photographers—and how these Increasing your studio’s visibility in the
state-of-the-art sets can help you achieve increased profits! From community
getting started in senior portrait photography, to pricing your Creating personality-filled shots that
work, to maximizing your advertising strategies, this book aptly seniors and their parents will love
covers every aspect of this challenging business. Increasing sales with senior albums

The Art of
Photographing Water
RIVERS, LAKES, WATERFALLS, STREAMS & SEASHORES
Cub Kahn
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1 W ATER IS A POPULAR SUBJECT FOR
outdoor photographers, and this
70 color photographs guide to field techniques is sure to be an
inspiration to outdoor enthusiasts of all
glossary, index
experience levels. The creative and tech-
ISBN 1-58428-060-3
nical process by which each photo
$29.95 list was produced is described in detail, with
Order number: 1724 film and exposure information provided
throughout. A “quick tip” at the end of each section alerts read-
ers to a recommended technique or a bit of the author’s experi-
ence, creating a tangible, personal approach to learning. From
motion control in photographing running water, to lighting,
shutter speed, framing, and perspective, Cub Kahn truly covers FEATURES:
all the bases. Photographing running water with
motion control techniques
“Includes techniques for evaluating and improving the composition of Using a polarizer to eliminate glare
your images, [and] exposure tips for difficult lighting situations.” Achieving the perfect perspective
—PhotoStockNotes (PhotoSource International) Working with wide angle and telephoto
lenses for superior results

23
Lighting and Exposure
Techniques for Outdoor and
Location Portrait Photography
J. J. Allen
ECAUSE OUTDOOR AND LOCATION POR-
B 128 pages
traits feature subjects in their natu- 81/2"x11"
ral environments, they are often more 150 color photographs
personal and meaningful than those
glossary, index
taken in the studio. However, the chang-
ISBN 1-58428-077-8
ing light and more complex settings of
location shoots also make this type of $29.95 list
portrait more challenging for photogra- Order number: 1741
phers to create. J. J. Allen takes you step-by-step through the
techniques you need to succeed—from selecting portable equip-
ment, to choosing a setting with good light. You’ll learn to elim-
FEATURES: inate lighting and exposure problems and create flattering, con-
Film and exposure tests for accurate, sistent results on each and every shoot. With careful planning
consistent results on every shoot and the techniques outlined in this book, you will discover that
Working with skylight, window light, and things you once deemed problematic will become opportunities
artificial light outdoors and on location to create one-of-a-kind, cherished images that your clients will
Flash techniques to supplement existing love!
light while preserving a natural look

Professional Secrets of
Wedding Photography
SECOND EDITION

Douglas Allen Box

L EARN THE TECHNIQUES PROFESSIONAL 128 pages
photographers use to create breath- 81/2"x11"
taking wedding portraits. Douglas Allen 140 color photographs
Box analyzes over one hundred of his
index
acclaimed, heart-warming images, shar-
ISBN 1-58428-087-5
ing the interpersonal strategies and pho-
tographic techniques that make each $29.95 list
image shine. This book provides you Order number: 1658
with techniques for posing the bride, groom, couple, wedding
party, and family portraits, and shows you how to make the most
of light on location. Outdoor photography is also covered in
FEATURES: detail, along with shooting under artificial lighting, capturing
Lighting techniques for outdoor and the elegance of window lighting, and adding flash. Exposure tips
location photography and lighting diagrams are included for each image, making every
Posing techniques for portraits of the technique easy to duplicate or adapt. Covering both traditional
bride, groom, and wedding party and photojournalistic images, this book offers the techniques
Metering and exposure techniques for and images that will inspire you to create cherished, highly artis-
consistent results tic images.

24
Professional Secrets for
Photographing Children
SECOND EDITION

Douglas Allen Box
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1

for
P HOTOGRAPHING CHILDREN REQUIRES A
mind-set different from that required
capturing any other subject. This
70 color photographs
index comprehensive book explains how you
ISBN 1-58428-063-8
can shoot heartwarming portraits of
children that will be treasured for a life-
$29.95 list
time. Author Douglas Allen Box offers
Order number: 1635 tips for cultivating trust and a relaxed
atmosphere that will encourage cooperation, and provides an
analysis of the posing, compositional, and lighting techniques
used to create each beautiful portrait. These elements, in con-
junction with the lighting diagrams presented with each image, FEATURES:
will help the reader to emulate these fantastic photos. Tips for posing, lighting, and composition
Clothing and background selection
“Creative locations, posing and expressions make Douglas Box’s por- Lighting diagram with each image
traits of children warm, endearing, playful and unique.” Preparing parents for the session
—Light and Shade Cultivating a relationship with the client

Professional Secrets of Natural
Light Portrait Photography
Douglas Allen Box
ANY SUCCESSFUL PORTRAIT PHOTOG-
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1 M raphers use natural light (with lit-
80 color photographs tle or no lighting equipment) to create
resources, index
portraits with a flattering, simple style
and spontaneous, casual quality. This
ISBN 1-58428-045-X
method appeals to photographers and
$29.95 list clients because of its flattering, simple
Order number: 1706 style and spontaneous, casual quality.
Author Douglas Allen Box shows you how to work with direct
sun, take advantage of window light, porch light, shade, sunset
and sunrise, to create portraits that fit the interests and lifestyles
of your client. The natural light portraits of children, adults, cou-
ples, families, and pets featured throughout this comprehensive
book are sure to inspire you to delve into this satisfying form of FEATURES:
portrait photography! Evaluating the qualities of natural light
Window light, outdoor, and porch light
“Technologies may change, but this core concept of photography techniques
doesn’t: Better photos come with a better understanding of how light Effective metering techniques
works.” Posing singles, couples, and groups
—PC Photo Solving common problems

25
Photo Salvage with
Adobe® Photoshop®
TECHNIQUES FOR SAVING DAMAGED PRINTS,
SLIDES, NEGATIVES AND DIGITAL FILES
Jack and Sue Drafahl
HERE’S NOTHING MORE FRUSTRATING
T 128 pages
than looking through your photo 81/2"x11"
archives to find that a favorite photograph 200 color images
has been damaged. Fortunately, you now index
have recourse: Whether you have problem
ISBN 1-58428-091-3
slides, negatives, prints, or digital files,
this book is your step-by-step guide to $29.95 list
restoring them to their original condi- Order number: 1751
tion—and making them look even better than before!
The Drafahls provide the step-by-step instruction you need to
FEATURES:
convert your images to digital files, then use Adobe® Photoshop® or
Restoring faded, torn, and creased
images Adobe® Elements® to confidently restore faded images, correct
Eliminating red-eye exposure and color balance problems, eliminate red-eye, remove
Reducing the appearance of film grain scratches, deal with processing errors, and more. As creating new
Removing scratches prints or files to replace old damaged prints is a part of the photo
Correcting exposure problems salvage process, you’ll also learn to output your new images to
Fixing color balance problems print, a digital lab, film recorder, or the Internet.

Photographing Children
with Special Needs
A COMPLETE GUIDE FOR
PROFESSIONAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHERS
Karen Dórame
IKE OTHER PARENTS, THE MOMS AND 128 pages
L dads of children with special needs 81/2"x11"
want to celebrate their families’ important 100 color photographs
moments with memorable portraits. glossary, index
This guide shows you how to create
ISBN 1-58428-086-7
these images—from designing a shoot to
$29.95 list
meet the subjects’ unique needs, to work-
ing effectively with children who may act Order number: 1749
(and interact) differently than other kids. You’ll learn how to set
goals, how to prepare the camera room for a safe shoot, how to
FEATURES: make each child feel safe and comfortable, and more. For various
Understanding the symptoms experi- conditions—including cancer, spina bifida, autism, Down’s syn-
enced by children with spina bifida, drome, epilepsy, and more—you’ll learn what to expect and what
autism, cerebral palsy, and more unique steps you can take to ensure a successful shoot.
Working around medial devices, such With this knowledge, you’ll be able to work confidently, ensure
as wheelchairs and medical monitors
your subject’s comfort and safety, and—most importantly—suc-
Selecting the right lighting and props
cessfully capture each child’s unique personality on film.
for your subject’s comfort and safety

26
Photographing Children
in Black & White
Helen T. Boursier
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1

us
Bof
LACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS HOLD A
timeless appeal that remind many of
our childhoods. In this book, you’ll
100 b&w photographs
learn the techniques professionals use to
glossary, index
capture portraits of children in black &
ISBN 1-58428-014-X
white, preserving those cherished child-
$29.95 list hood memories that are sure to become
Order number: 1676 family heirlooms. You’ll discover posing,
shooting, lighting, and marketing techniques for portraiture in
the studio or on location. Featuring chapters on mixing and
matching boys and girls in groups, photographing tots to teens,
working with twins, selecting a location, creating illustrative
imagery, effectively using natural light, and accommodating spe-
FEATURES:
cial needs, this comprehensive guide offers a wealth of informa-
Planning age-appropriate shoots
tion on techniques that you can quickly apply to your own chil- Portrait concepts for both traditional
dren’s portraiture. and contemporary portraiture styles
Techniques for location and studio
“If you’re looking to improve your images and want some valuable photography
advice from an expert, don’t miss this book.” Keeping parents and kids happy for a
—Photo-Seminars.com fun, productive shoot

The Beginner’s Guide to
Pinhole Photography
Jim Shull
80 pages
81/2"x11" C AN YOU REALLY CREATE INTERESTING
photographs in a homemade camera
40 b&w photographs that doesn’t even have a lens? Perfect for
glossary, index every do-it-yourselfer or fan of alterna-
tive photography, this book shows you
ISBN 0-936262-70-2
how to create a working pinhole camera
$17.95 list
with a sturdy box, craft knife, electri-
Order number: 1578 cian’s tape, and a few other common
household items. The resulting film can be processed and print-
ed in your kitchen, bathroom, or darkroom—and the photo qual-
ity may surprise you! With materials lists, exposure charts, a
glossary, and more, this book contains all that first-time pinhole
photographers will need to create great images. Additionally,
advanced exposure tips and plans for building card-stock cam- FEATURES:
Building a camera from common
eras from scratch are provided for those ready to take their new-
household materials
found talent to the next level. This unique book makes a great
How to take photographs with your
gift for any photography enthusiast. camera
Developing your shots and printing the
“This book is well thought out, well organized and well illustrated. . . . ” images
—Photo-Seminars.com
27
Big Bucks Make-Up
Selling Your Techniques for
Photography Photography

Cliff Hollenbeck Cliff Hollenbeck and
Nancy Hollenbeck

Learn the ins and outs of the photography business, Master the fundamentals of selecting and applying
get marketing skills, and cultivate the skills you makeup for portraiture. This book teaches you how
need to make it in this competitive field. Includes a to apply color, use highlighting and toning, and min-
list of marketing resources and sample forms that imize skin problems so you can produce the flawless
can be copied for business use. $17.95 list, 81/2x11, images your clients demand. $29.95 list, 81/2x11,
144p, 30 b&w photos, business forms, Hollenbeck. 128p, 70 color photos, Hollenbeck and Hollenbeck.
(ISBN 1-58428-038-7) Order no. 1177. (ISBN 1-58428-037-9) Order no. 1704.

Selecting and Watercolor Portrait
Using Classic Photography
Cameras THE ART OF
POLAROID® SX-70 MANIPULATION

Michael Levy Helen T. Boursier

A must for every photographer who’s interested in Learn to manipulate Polaroid SX-70 emulsion to add
learning where to find, buy, and how to use a vari- an artistic, painterly look to your images. With tips
ety of collectible cameras. This comprehensive on selecting a setting, composing the image, using
guide includes information on spy cameras, tourist SX-70 for studio portraiture, and more, this book
cameras, folders, and more. $17.95 list, 6x9, 192p, will help you boost your creativity and sales!
100 b&w photos, Levy. (ISBN 1-58428-054-9) Order $29.95, 81/2x11, 128p, 100 b&w/color photos, Boursier.
no. 1719. (ISBN 1-58428-032-8) Order no. 1698.

Medium Format McBroom’s
Cameras Camera Bluebook
USER’S GUIDE TO 6TH EDITION
BUYING AND SHOOTING

Peter B. Williams Mike McBroom

The medium format camera is the tool of choice for The most comprehensive guide to new and used
most professionals. This book covers the qualities cameras on the market! Contains new information
and features of panoramic, box cameras, and more. on APS and digital models and fully-illustrated
Also includes information on composition and descriptions of all major camera and lens lines. This
updating your darkroom for medium format. $19.95 is a perfect reference book for your collection!
list, 81/2x11, 112p, 80 b&w photos, Williams. (ISBN 1- $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 336p, 275 b&w images, Mc-
58428-042-5) Order no. 1705. Broom. (ISBN 1-58428-013-1) Order no. 1553.

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Photographer’s
Guide to Shooting
Model and Actor Portfolios
C. J. Elfont, Alan Lowy, and Edna Elfont
128 pages
81/2"x11" C REATE A SPECTACULAR PORTFOLIO WITH
the detailed yet easy-to-follow tech-
niques contained in this book. From film
60 b&w and color photos
index processing to shot selection to packaging
ISBN 1-58428-005-0 and pricing, this book explains how to cre-
$29.95 list ate portfolios that will get clients noticed.
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

Macro & Close-up
Photography Handbook
Stan Sholik and Ron Eggers
120 pages
81/2"x11" E XPLORE A WORLD THAT FEW PEOPLE EVER
experience. Designed with the 35mm
shooter in mind, this exciting manual cov-
80 b&w/color photos
glossary, index ers everything you need to know about
ISBN 1-58428-026-3 capturing the details of small subjects.
$29.95 list Insightful text is accompanied by amazing-
Order number: 1686 ly sharp images that show how the tech-
niques can be used successfully every time.
“Comprehensive instruction is combined with images that illustrate every
step of the processes.”
—Photo Techniques

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 develop-
ment of black & white film. With the step-
80 duotone photos
index by-step approach presented in this book,
ISBN 1-58428-055-7 anyone with basic camera and darkroom
$29.95 list skills can easily learn the techniques need-
Order number: 1720 ed 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

29
Infrared Photography Handbook
Laurie White

T HIS IS THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO BLACK & 112 pages
white infrared photography. In it, you 81/2"x11"
will learn to understand the invisible qual- 100 b&w photographs
ities of infrared, shoot your first successful glossary, index
role of infrared film, select the best lenses, ISBN 0-936262-38-9
filters, and film for your creative needs, $29.95 list
and much more. Filled with helpful charts, Order number: 1419
illustrations, and photos, this book will
teach you to create the fantastic, otherworldly images you desire.

“The Infrared Photography Handbook is now the standard reference book
for anyone working in pictorial black and white infrared photography.”
—Photo District News

The Art of Infrared Photography
FOURTH EDITION

Joseph Paduano

I F YOU FEEL CONFINED BY THE LIMITS OF
conventional film and want to expand 81/2"x11"
104 pages

your boundaries, infrared film may be the 75 b&w/color photos
answer to your problem. In this book, you glossary, index
will learn to previsualize the scene in ISBN 0-936262-50-8
infrared, store and handle film, use filters, $29.95 list
tone and handcolor prints, create digital Order number: 1052
infrared images, and more. Includes pro-
cessing and developing techniques for infrared film.

“Escorts the reader into a fascinating area of photographic experimentation!”
—New York Times

Advanced Infrared
Photography Handbook
Laurie White Hayball

L EARN ABOUT THE CHARACTERISTICS OF
daylight, fluorescent light, photo 81/2"x11"
128 pages

floods, mercury vapor, tungsten, and 100 b&w/color images
xenon—and how they pertain to infrared. appendix, index
Discover how films differ in contrast and ISBN 1-58428-049-2
spectral sensitivity, how to select and use $29.95 list
filters, and how to meter light. From com- Order number: 1715
mon problems and solutions, to scanning
techniques for infrared photos, to selecting developers for your
negatives, this book will quickly become an essential, much-refer-
enced addition to your instructional photography book collection.
From the author of Infrared Photography Handbook.
30
Infrared Wedding Black & White
Photography Nude
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES IN Photography
BLACK & WHITE

Patrick Rice, Barbara Rice, Stan Trampe
and Travis Hill

With discussions on selecting the right film and From working with models, to capturing evocative
equipment, to choosing the correct lighting, to pos- images at night, to photographing reflections, toning
ing for singles, couples, and groups, this book will images, adding solarization, and more, this book
show you how to incorporate otherworldly infrared will inspire the imagination, creativity, and photo-
images into your wedding photography repertoire. graphic mastery you need to achieve priceless fine
$29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 60 b&w photos, Rice, Rice, art nudes. $24.95 list, 81/2x11, 112p, 60 b&w photos,
and Hill. (ISBN 1-58428-020-4) Order no. 1681. Trampe. (ISBN 0-936262-55-9) Order no. 1592.

Infrared Portrait Creative Techniques
Photography for Nude
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES IN Photography
BLACK & WHITE in Black & White
Richard Beitzel Christopher Grey

Learn how to capture stunning infrared portraits on Discover how to develop artistic concepts for your
location or in the studio. Beitzel explains how to use nude images, utilize unique posing and image com-
lighting and metering techniques for infrared, select position, select creative locations and backgrounds,
backgrounds and locations, and choose suitable and light your images like a pro to achieve results
clothing and makeup. This book is sure to inspire! that will get your work noticed. $29.95 list, 81/2x11,
$29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 60 b&w photos, Beitzel. 128p, 100 b&w images, Grey. (ISBN 0-936262-95-8)
(ISBN 1-58428-012-3) Order no. 1669. Order no. 1655.

Infrared Basic Scanning
Landscape Guide
Photography FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS AND
OTHER CREATIVE TYPES

Todd Damiano Rob Sheppard

Create breathtaking, ghostly landscapes with a roll Get the skills you need to set up your scanner, then
of infrared film and the techniques in this book. use it to capture outstanding scans of your images.
You’ll learn to identify the best subjects, compose Covers how a scanner works, how to connect one,
powerful images, evaluate light and shadow, select and basic scanning techniques (including basic
the best exposure, and achieve perfect results in the image enhancements). $17.95 list, 81/2x11, 80p, 150
darkroom. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 60 b&w photos, b&w photos, Sheppard. (ISBN 1-58428-039-5) Order
Damiano. (ISBN 0-936262-82-6) Order no. 1636. no. 1702.

31
Camera Restoring Classic
Maintenance & Collectible
& Repair Cameras
BOOK 1: FUNDAMENTAL TECHNIQUES
REVISED EDITION
Thomas Tomosy Thomas Tomosy

This comprehensive guide shows you how to clean Perfect for collectors and hobbyists alike, the
mechanical, optical, and exterior components and detailed instructions in this book will teach you
disassemble and repair your camera. Contains spe- how to repair and restore bellows, clean lenses and
cially tailored techniques for hundreds of cameras shutters, and more. Includes model-specific instruc-
and accessories. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 160p, 130 dia- tions and a helpful list of vendors and suppliers.
grams/illustrations, Tomosy. (ISBN 0-936262-86-9) $34.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 175 illustrations, Tomosy.
Order no. 1158. (ISBN 0-936262-59-1) Order no. 1613.

Camera Restoring the
Maintenance Great Collectible
& Repair Cameras
BOOK 2: ADVANCED TECHNIQUES (1945–1970)

Thomas Tomosy Thomas Tomosy

These advanced trouble-shooting and repair tech- This book is an indispensible resource for hobbyists
niques will help you to get your camera back into and collectors of post-WWII cameras. Includes step-
prime condition in no time. Includes step-by-step by-step instructions that will give you the confi-
instructions for building an aperture and EV tester, dence you need to repair your rangefinder, SLR,
repairing water, rust, sand, and fungus damage, and medium format camera, and more. $34.95 list,
more. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 176p, 175 b&w photos, 81/2x11, 128p, 240 illustrations, Tomosy. (ISBN
Tomosy. (ISBN 0-936262-58-3) Order no. 1558. 0-936262-73-7) Order no. 1573.

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 Leica model—with confidence!
made between 1951 and 1985. Each model is dis- Tomosy’s step-by-step text and numerous illustra-
cussed separately and paired with exhaustive photo- tions 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.

32
Techniques for
Black & White Photography
CREATIVITY AND DESIGN
Roger Fremier
112 pages
81/2"x11" INCREASE THE IMPACT OF YOUR BLACK &
white photographs with the one-of-a-
kind techniques covered in this book. In
70 b&w photographs
this unique book, author Roger Fremier
quizzes, index
focuses not on how to operate equip-
ISBN 1-58428-033-6
ment or use various photographic mate-
$19.95 list rials; instead, he presents a wealth of
Order number: 1699 information on everything from foster-
ing creativity, to art theory, to using various camera formats and
lenses to best make a statement about your subject, to how to
frame your image. Filled with various worksheets and self-
assignments that help you to look at your subjects and options
in a brand new light, this book is a superb reference that readers FEATURES:
will turn to over and over again. Design techniques for adding impact
Unifying theme, subject, and message
“ From inception to setup to execution . . . Fremier gives you tools to How understanding art and photographic
stretch your artistic vision.” movements can improve your images
—PhotoSource International Display ideas to make the most of your
photographs

Storytelling
Wedding Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES IN BLACK & WHITE
Barbara Box

112 pages
81/2"x11" L EARN TO CAPTURE THE SPONTANEOUS
moments and natural expressions as
they unfold to create a unique record of
165 b&w photographs
the bridal couple’s special day. In this
index
fascinating book, author Barbara Box
ISBN 0-936262-93-1 treats you to her inspirational, fresh per-
$29.95 list spective on shooting weddings and
Order number: 1667 shows you how to create your own beau-
tiful storybook albums. Putting a new spin on traditional wed-
ding photography without abandoning classic styles, this book
provides all of the tools you need to infuse your albums with
images that can fully express the meaning of this once-in-a-life-
FEATURES:
time event. Includes tips for shooting both indoors and outdoors Techniques for every phase of the
and a detailed discussion on can’t-miss shots that each bridal wedding
couple is sure to love. Capturing spontaneous moments and
natural expressions
“Barbara Box teaches you how to shoot outstanding candids and com- Marketing your storytelling wedding
bine them with posed portraits to tell the full story of the wedding day.” photography
—The Wall Street Journal
33
Black & White
Model Photography
TECHNIQUES & IMAGES
Bill Lemon
HIS DEFINITIVE GUIDE PAIRS BREATH-
T 128 pages
taking images with timeless tech- 81/2"x11"
niques, teaching you how to create 60 b&w photographs
dynamic images of models. Bill Lemon
index
provides tips for finding and working
ISBN 0-936262-68-0
with new and professional models, using
light on location, emphasizing each $29.95 list
model’s best features, adding creative Order number: 1577
printing techniques, and much more. With technical informa-
tion on the equipment, film, lighting, and exposure used to cre-
ate each image that appears in the book, you can emulate or alter
the variables outlined to create your own high-impact black &
FEATURES: white portraits. This book includes nude and lingerie images.
Finding and working with models
Using available light on location “A brilliant showcase of this photographer’s unique style of glamour
Adding creative printing techniques illustrations.”
Emphasizing your model’s best features —Photo-Seminars.com
Incorporating props for added interest

Professional Secrets of
Nude & Beauty Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES IN BLACK & WHITE
Bill Lemon

L EARN THE SECRETS OF NUDE AND 128 pages
beauty photography in this compre- 81/2"x11"
hensive guide. Author Bill Lemon shows 60 b&w photographs
you how to sculpt each critical element
index
of the image—down to the very last
ISBN 1-58428-044-1
detail. You’ll learn how to effectively
pair your subject with surroundings that $29.95 list
enhance her unique look; how to make Order number: 1709
each beautiful feature “pop”; how to use jewelry, clothing, body
painting, and tatoos to their best effect in the image, and much
more. Technical information accompanies each stunning image,
teaching the hows and whys of lighting, clothing selection, com-
FEATURES: position, and working with models.
Developing and executing artistic
portrait concepts “Bill Lemon has a special gift for creating extraordinary beauty in both
Makeup and clothing selection for ordinary and beautiful people.”
black & white photography —Art Ketchum, Photographer/Author/Lecturer
Using filters, custom printing, and other
creative techniques

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The Art of Black & White
Portrait Photography
TECHNIQUES FROM A MASTER PHOTOGRAPHER
Oscar Lozoya
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1 F EATURING 100 CAPTIVATING IMAGES BY
Master Photographer Oscar Lozoya,
100 duotone photos this book unveils the secrets you need to
produce portraits with personality.
index
Drawing on subjects ranging from reg-
ISBN 1-58428-083-2
ular portrait clients, to professional
$29.95 list artists, to street people from his neigh-
Order number: 1746 borhood, Lozoya’s elegant posing and
lighting techniques transform portraits into mythical scenes.
You’ll see how Lozoya designs a set, selects the right clothes,
adds makeup and props, and more. Step-by-step discussions and
diagrams provide technical details about how each portrait was FEATURES:
created, giving you the insight and skills you need to begin cre- Lighting techniques for black & white
ating your own such works—in the studio or on location. portrait photography
A complete analysis of Lozoya’s dramatic lighting strategies, Creating dramatic sets and engaging poses
shooting techniques, and fine printing make this book a must for Working with singles, couples and groups
any serious black & white portrait photographer. Developing and printing top-quality
black & white portraits

The Art of
Color Infrared Photography
Steven Begleiter

PEN THE DOORS TO NEW PHOTO-
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1 O graphic possibilities with this com-
80 color photographs plete guide. Author Steven Begleiter
shows you how to choose the best light
glossary, index
sources for color infrared, how to previ-
ISBN 1-58428-065-4
sualize the scene, and how to get the
$29.95 list images you want. He delves into the
Order number: 1728 physical properties of color infrared
film, providing information on how light affects each layer of
film when it is exposed, and outlines the advantages and limita-
tions of the three color infrared films manufactured by Kodak. A
discussion on handling the film is included as well.
This book is filled with tips for boosting the creative possibil-
FEATURES:
ities in each session. From using filters to manipulate color, to The basics of light theory
push-processing, to mixing lights, you’ll find plenty of ideas for Using filters to improve your images
creating images that truly break the mold. Whether you prefer to Selecting a wardrobe for your client
photograph portraits, landscapes, or still lifes, you’ll find it easy Photographing still lifes and altered
to expand your repertoire with the ethereal beauty of color landscapes
infrared film. Processing your own color infrared film

35
Beginner’s Guide to
Nature Photography
Cub Kahn

T HE MAGIC OF NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY IS
ever present. With the techniques in 6"x9"
96 pages

this book, beginners will learn how to pro- 70 color photographs
duce consistently excellent nature photo- glossary, index
graphs—and avoid disappointing “I don’t ISBN 1-58428-090-5
know what happened!” shots. With care- $14.95 list
ful analysis of lens selection, focus, depth Order number: 1745
of field, and composition, beginners will
see improvement with each roll 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

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

Toning Techniques for
Photographic Prints
Richard Newman

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

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

36
Legal Handbook for
Photographers
THE RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF MAKING IMAGES

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

Wedding Photojournalism
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES IN BLACK & WHITE
Andy Marcus
128 pages
81/2"x11" M ASTER THE TECHNIQUES OF WEDDING
photojournalism and capture the
excitement and emotion of your clients’
50 b&w photographs
index special day. Marcus provides readers with
ISBN 1-58428-011-5 the tools they need to capture the nuances
$29.95 list and behind-the-scenes moments of their
Order number: 1656 clients’ weddings, and explains how to
market these must-have images.

“Attention to the smaller details . . . such as shy children, beautiful bou-
quets . . . make his black-and-white wedding images so successful.”
—PhotoGraphic

Beginner’s Guide to
Digital Imaging
FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS AND OTHER CREATIVE TYPES
Rob Sheppard
HIS UNIQUE BOOK LOOKS AT HOW DIGI-
128 pages
81/2"x11" T tal technology—from digital cameras,
to scanners, to digital imaging software—
80 color images
indexcan be used to enhance your image-taking
ISBN 1-58428-078-6 experience! Author Rob Sheppard outlines
$29.95 listphotographers’ specific computer needs,
Order number: 1738
evaluates the various types of scanners on
the market, and shows you how to take
your prints from digital files to top-notch prints that you can be
proud of!

37
Build Your Own
Home Darkroom
Lista Duren and Will McDonald

T HIS TIMELESS REFERENCE GUIDE WILL 160 pages
teach you how to build a professional- 81/2"x11"
quality, yet inexpensive darkroom in your 100 b&w photographs
basement, spare room, closet, bathroom, index
or almost anywhere. Features information ISBN 0-936262-04-4
on darkroom design, woodworking tools $17.95 list
and techniques, lightproofing, ventilation, Order number: 1092
enlargers, light boxes, and more. Includes
step-by-step building instructions and detailed illustrations, as
well as time-tested solutions for common problems faced by home
darkroom designers. This guide is an invaluable resource for every
phase of building a darkroom—from concept to execution.
FEATURES: “Everything you need to know about constructing a darkroom . . . ”
Darkroom design —Popular Photography
Water supply panels, print drying racks
Woodworking tools and techniques “A unique, helpful guide . . . loaded with drawings, photos and easy-to-
Lightproofing, ventilation, work tables follow descriptive text.”
Enlargers, light boxes, darkroom sinks —American Photographer

Into Your Darkroom
Step by Step
Dennis P. Curtin

T HIS IS THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO DOING
your own black & white darkroom 81/2"x11"
96 pages

work. In it, you will learn everything you 100 b&w images
need to know to set up and use your dark- index
room to achieve results that are more ISBN 0-936262-06-0
expressive, less expensive and better print- $17.95 list
ed than those from a commercial lab. Order number: 1093
Designed as a hands-on, step-by-step tool
to use inside the darkroom, the guide features clear, easy-to-follow
descriptions and dozens of helpful illustrations. Also included are
hundreds of tips for improved results.

“Within the pages I found all sorts of helpful information including exact-
FEATURES: ly what it takes to set up a home darkroom and what supplies are need-
Selecting the right equipment ed to process my own film.”
Setting up your darkroom —Borger News-Herald
Developing negatives step by step
Making proof sheets and enlargements “Easy-to-understand explanations make this publication a stand-out . . . it’s
Special techniques for fine art prints the perfect book.”
—Modern Photography

38
Black & White Black & White
Portrait Photography
Photography for 35mm
A GUIDE TO PHOTOGRAPHY AND
DARKROOM TECHNIQUES
Helen T. Boursier
Richard Mizdal

Get advice from the pros on preparing subjects, Want to learn how to shoot and develop black &
selecting sets, wardrobe, and props, using indoor white film? This book suits the bill; with tips for
and outdoor lighting techniques, and more. Includes film, lens, and accessory selection, to setting up and
tips for creating attractive portrait displays and using a home darkroom, to solving common prob-
effectively marketing and selling black & white pho- lems, you’ll soon be creating images you can be
tography. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 120 b&w photos, proud of. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 100 b&w photos,
Boursier. (ISBN 0-936262-61-3) Order no. 1626. Mizdal. (ISBN 0-936262-99-0) Order no. 1670.

MARKETING AND SELLING Dramatic Black &
Black & White White Photography
Portrait SHOOTING AND
Photography DARKROOM TECHNIQUES

Helen T. Boursier J. D. Hayward

A complete manual for capitalizing on the popular- Learn to create inspiring, otherworldly images
ity of black & white photography. This volume out- through the creative compositing, exposure, dark-
lines strategies for expanding your business by room, and lighting techniques found in this impres-
adding black & white to your repertoire. Also pro- sive book. A detailed discussion of the artist’s archi-
vides tips on implementing special promotions and tectural images and portraits accompanies each
sales. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 80 b&w photos, photo. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 60 duotone photos,
Boursier. (ISBN 1-58428-015-8) Order no. 1677. Hayward. (ISBN 1-58428-004-2) Order no. 1687.

Handcoloring Black & White
Photographs Landscape
Step by Step Photography

Sandra Laird and John Collett and
Carey Chambers David Collett

Anyone can handcolor black & white photographs Create breathtaking images that capture the essence
with a few basic supplies and the tips in this book. of place every time. The authors share their expert-
Includes instruction on selecting an appropriate ise in black & white landscape photography, teaching
print, coloring the image, using mixed media, and compositional strategies, darkroom techniques, the
presenting your art work. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 112p, Zone System, framing and presentation, and more.
100 color/b&w photos, Laird and Chambers. (ISBN 0- $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 70 b&w photos, Collett and
936262-54-0) Order no. 1543. Collett. (ISBN 1-58428-027-1) Order no. 1654.

39
Family Portrait Photography
PROFESSIONAL TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES

Helen T. Boursier

T HIS COMPREHENSIVE BOOK WILL TEACH
you to capture the personalities and
relationships behind the faces of a family.
128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 b&w/color photos
Learn new posing techniques, create mas- appendix, index
terful studio and location shots, learn to ISBN 0-936262-75-3
capture or create the most flattering light- $29.95 list
ing, and enhance your marketing and pres- Order number: 1629
entation skills with this exceptional book.

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

Photographic Lenses
PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO CHARACTERISTICS,
QUALITY, USE AND DESIGN

Ernst Wildi
ROVIDING DISCUSSIONS OF LOW DISPER-
P sion glass, aspheric lens elements,
apochromatic lenses and more, this book
128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 color photographs
will leave you with an ability to select and glossary, index
use a variety of lenses to achieve high- ISBN 1-58428-058-1
quality images. $29.95 list
“Ernst writes not only about the characteristics Order number: 1723
of various lenses, lens design and floating elements, but also about creative
possibilities and perspective control.”
—Hasselblad Forum

Photographer’s Guide to
Polaroid® Transfer: Step-by-Step
SECOND EDITION

Christopher Grey

L EARN HOW POLAROID TRANSFER CAN
help you create beautiful photographic
images. Grey provides instruction on
128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 color photographs
transferring Polaroid images to virtually
index
any surface, including paper, wood, plas-
ISBN 1-58428-064-6
ter, metal, glass, and rock. Features step-
by-step instructions for making wet and $29.95 list
dry transfers or creating emulsion lift-offs. Order number: 1653

“This is the ultimate guide to an exciting photographic technique.”
—Light and Shade
40
Photographer’s
Filter Handbook
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO SELECTION AND USE

Stan Sholik and Ron Eggers
128 pages
81/2"x11" T AKE CONTROL OF YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
with this definitive guide on photo-
graphic filters. Beginning with a primer on
100 color photographs
glossary, index light and filters, the authors cover the
ISBN 1-58428-068-9 impact of light contrast, color temperature,
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you how to use soft focus, multi-image, contrast, graduated, and
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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-
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Order number: 1718
“Solid advice about tripods and the possibilities
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Photographing Creative
Landscapes
SIMPLE TOOLS FOR ARTISTIC IMAGES
AND ENHANCED CREATIVITY

Michael Orton
128 pages
81/2"x11" B REAK WITH STRICT REALISM TO CREATE
dreamlike, impressionistic images.
You’ll learn to experiment with exposure,
80 color photographs
movement, negative sandwiching, and
index
perspective to achieve images that alter
ISBN 1-58428-048-4
and improve upon traditional landscapes.
$29.95 list
Order number: 1714 “Orton helps to teach photographers how to
think about landscape photography in more innovative ways.”
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Profitable Portrait Photography
Roger Berg
EARN HOW TO RUN A PROFiTABLE POR-
L 104 pages
trait business. Features instruction on 81/2"x11"
lighting, composition, selecting props and 100 b&w/color photos
backgrounds, and more. This book teaches index
the skills you need to make images that ISBN 0-936262-65-6
will keep your clients coming back for $29.95 list
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pricing and marketing that will help you
stand out from competitors and boost your revenue.

“An essential key, narrowing the focus from other, more general photog-
raphy guides.”
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Professional Secrets of
Nature Photography
Judy Holmes

I MPROVE YOUR NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY
right away with this must-have book!
Select powerful subjects, manipulate natu-
128 pages
81/2"x11"
100 color photographs
ral light, achieve ideal exposure, and delib- glossary, index
erately under- and overexpose special sub- ISBN 1-58428-021-2
jects. This book really covers it all, with $29.95 list
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“Beautifully rendered photographs with detailed captions help you learn
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Freelance
Photographer’s Handbook
Cliff and Nancy Hollenbeck
HIS GUIDE CONTAINS ALL OF THE INFOR-
T mation you need to make it as a
freelance photographer. From creating,
112 pages
81/2"x11"
100 b&w/color photos
marketing, and selling quality images, to
glossary, index
selecting eye-catching photographs for
ISBN 0-936262-81-8
your portfolio, this book will show you
$29.95 list
how to gain a solid reputation in the field
Order number: 1633
and generate the sales you demand.

“A long overdue and well-written ‘business’ guide that will profit any
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New!
DUE OCTOBER 2003

THE BEST OF
Teen and Senior
Portrait Photography
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES FROM THE PROS
Bill Hurter
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1
T
als.
EEN AND SENIOR PHOTOGRAPHY IS A
favorite genre for many profession-
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150 color photographs
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ISBN 1-58428-111-1
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and techniques from the industry’s most Tips and images from the the industry’s
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their magnificent images. Hurter covers every facet of image cre- Marketing and sales strategies that will
set your business apart
ation, marketing, and sales, and provides an absolutely vivid
Making your clients look their best
look at the state of the industry. This book is not to be missed!

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The Portrait Book
A GUIDE FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

Steven H. Begleiter
TEVEN H. BEGLEITER KNOWS A LITTLE
128 pages
81/2"x11" S
something about photography. He’s
130 color photographs been in the field for more than twenty
index years, has photographed celebrities and
ISBN 1-58428-112-X U.S. presidents, and worked alongside
famed photographer Annie Liebovitz.
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This wonderful book outlines the skills
Order number: 1767
you need to achieve great success, the
FEATURES:
places you need to go to find it, and features dozens of hard-won, Visual editors tell all about what makes
intimate portraits that pop off the page and put forth a legacy. an image marketable
With interviews from photo editors from the New Yorker, Vibe, How to find work in family, editorial, or
and Vanity Fair, a historic perspective of the art of portrait pho- commercial portrait photography
tography, and a host of indispensible portrait tips, this is the Promoting your work and invoicing clients
book you’ve been waiting for. Techniques for professional-quality results

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New!
DUE NOVEMBER 2003

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 100 color photographs
the knowledge of a field naturalist. In
index
this book, Master Photographer Bill
ISBN 1-58428-114-6
Silliker shows you how to use tracking,
FEATURES: calls, and blinds—strategies typically $29.95 list
Selecting the best equipment, film, and used by hunters to get close to animals— Order number: 1768
accessories for the field to get intimate portraits of wild subjects. You’ll discover how to
Getting close to your subject work in this unique environment, select the best approach for
Using natural gray cards for perfect your intended subject, dynamically compose the image, ensure
exposures
your safety in the field, and prepare for unexpected challenges!
Achieving comfort and safety in the wild

New!
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Heavenly Bodies
THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY

Bert P. Krages, Esq.
EACH FOR YOUR CAMERA, AND THEN
R 128 pages
reach for the stars. If you ever want- 81/2"x11"
ed to capture the glory of a shooting star, 100 color photographs
image a distant planet, or photograph an
glossary, index
underexamined yet ever-present subject,
ISBN 1-58428-116-2
this book is for you. With some basic
skill, minimal photographic equipment, $29.95 list
FEATURES: and some intermediate-level astronomi- Order number: 1769
Choosing appropriate equipment cal tools, you’ll be on your way to getting the images you desire.
Locating and identifying celestial objects Author Bert Krages offers a comprehensive treatment of this
Getting accurate exposures for the best intriguing subject, opening up a whole new world of photo-
possible images graphic possibility. You’ll learn how to select the best location for
Finding a location that suits your needs your shoot, gauge the exposures you’ll need to produce the best
Tracking and telescope techniques images, and discover advanced techniques for stunning images.

44
New!
DUE DECEMBER 2003

Digital Photography for
Children’s and Family
Portraiture

Kathleen Hawkins
HERE’S NO DOUBT ABOUT IT—DIGITAL
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1
Tis here. And if you own a studio that
caters to children and families, the time
130 color images
index to make the transition is now. In this
ISBN 1-58428-117-0
book, you’ll learn why going digital will
result in enhanced creativity, better FEATURES:
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production, fabulous images, happier Making the digital transition work
Order number: 1770 clients, and a bigger profit than ever Evaluating your equipment needs
before. With the Hawkins’ easy-to-use strategies and techniques, Getting noticed in the community
Handling client concerns about digital
you’ll quickly begin to fulfill all of your professional goals, mak-
Artistic, marketing, and sales tips from
ing what once seemed a dream a reality.
top children’s and family photographers

New!
DUE DECEMBER 2003

Photographer’s Guide to
the Digital Portrait
START TO FINISH WITH ADOBE® PHOTOSHOP®
Al Audleman
DOBE® PHOTOSHOP® PUTS NEARLY UN-
128 pages
8 /2"x11"
1
Alimited control into the hands of the
120 color images portrait photographer. For the first time,
index you can retain control of every aspect of
ISBN 1-58428-118-9 the image-making process—from cap-
ture, to retouching—with minimal ex-
$29.95 list
pense, and in little time. Of course, the
Order number: 1771 FEATURES:
ability to perfect your images has other
Specialized techniques that portrait
benefits, too: your clients will be happy, and they’ll come back
photographers will use time and again
for more. In this book, you’ll learn to open your images, set your Color correction techniques
Photoshop preferences, correct color, use a variety of tools to fix Setting preferences to tailor the
image flaws, sharpen images, crop your photographs, and much program to your specific needs
more. Advanced portrait retouching strategies

45
New!
DUE JANUARY 2004

Professional
Strategies and Techniques
for Digital Photographers
Bob Coates
HIS FASCINATING BOOK BRINGS TO-
T 128 pages
gether sixteen experts from various 81/2"x11"
photographic genres to discuss the digi- 100 color photographs
tal phenomenon, providing you with
index
real insight into the impact that digital
ISBN 1-58428-119-7
technology has had on the industry, and
FEATURES: what the future will bring. Featuring $29.95 list
Techniques and images from commercial, images and techniques from portrait and Order number: 1772
sports, wildlife, wedding and portrait commercial artists, specialists in the field of color management,
photographers, and more aerial photography, nature and wildlife photography, and more,
Stand-out marketing strategies you will learn to refine your technique, use the technology to its
Information for photographers of every
full potential, and stretch your creative boundaries. There’s
skill level and budget
truly something for everyone in this unique new book.

New!
DUE JANUARY 2004

Lighting Techniques for
Low Key Portrait Photography
Norman Phillips
“KEY” OF AN IMAGE DESCRIBES ITS 128 pages
T HE
overall tonal range—including the 81/2"x11"
subject, background, clothes, and props. 100 color photographs
In low key images, these tones are pri-
glossary, index
marily dark. While simple in theory, cre-
ISBN 1-58428-120-0
ating this style presents some unique
challenges. Fortunately, the techniques $29.95 list
FEATURES: in this book will show you how to best Order number: 1773
Choosing appropriate clothing and props meet these challenges to create images your clients will love.
Metering for perfect low key exposures Tips for creating a studio setup, using window light, and
Creating a low key lighting setup employing natural light on location are all covered in detail.
Incorporating natural light in your Readers will also learn how to meter accurately for perfect expo-
low key images sures, select an ideal background, and compose low key images.
Studio and location techniques

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New!
DUE FEBRUARY 2004

The Best of
Wedding
Photojournalism
TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES FROM THE PROS
Bill Hurter
128 pages
81/2"x11" G
ET AN INSIDE LOOK AT THE WORKING
habits of the industry’s top photo-
150 color photographs journalists. With over 150 sophisticated,
glossary, index emotionally charged documentary
ISBN 1-58428-122-7 images, and the secrets top photogra-
$29.95 list
phers rely on to capture these fleeting FEATURES:
moments, this book will help you look at Making the average extraordinary
Order number: 1774 Emergency backup equipment needs
weddings—and your creative opportuni-
ties—as never before. Bill Hurter masterfully unites the imagery Using an unobtrusive approach to
capture reality as it unfolds
and skill, imagination and advice of award-winning shooters for
Relying upon assistants for increased
a look at wedding photography you’ll never forget.
coverage and control

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DUE FEBRUARY 2004

The Digital Darkroom Guide
with Adobe® Photoshop®

Maurice Hamilton
128 pages
81/2"x11" WITH THE MYRIAD SPECIAL EFFECTS
made possible with Adobe®
140 color images Photoshop®, you can easily lose sight of
index the bigger picture—the quality of your
ISBN 1-58428-121-9 image. Author Maurice Hamilton pro-
vides a step-by-step, measured, and well-
$29.95 list
thought-out method for fine-tuning
Order number: 1775 FEATURES:
images, allowing you to bring out, rather
Hardware and software needs for your
than mask, the true spirit of each image to produce fine art.
digital darkroom
You’ll learn to create traditional darkroom techniques digitally, Comprehensive color management
so that you can adjust brightness, contrast, and color balance of strategies for fine art images
your images to ensure that the full potential of each is achieved. Creating composite panoramas
Getting the largest possible quality image

47
New!
DUE MARCH 2004

Color Correction and
Enhancement
with Adobe® Photoshop®
Michelle Perkins

W HILE MANY PHOTOGRAPHERS ENJOY 128 pages
using digital techniques to add 81/2"x11"
special effects and retouch their images, 300 color images
they overlook Photoshop as a tool for
index
precise color control and enhancement.
ISBN 1-58428-123-5
This book provides the step-by-step
FEATURES: instruction photographers need to maxi- $29.95 list
Evaluating color and contrast problems mize their image quality—from making Order number: 1776
in your digital images quick fixes with automated tools to creating professional solu-
Applying warming effects, boosting tions with more sophisticated color tools. You’ll learn to restore
contrast, and controlling color rendition the color and contrast to faded or yellowed prints; eliminate
Adding unique color effects like toning,
color casts; ensure that color matches from image to image;
handcoloring, cross-processing, and more
reproduce skin tones accurately, and take control of your images!

New!
DUE MARCH 2004

Fantasy Portrait Photography
CREATIVE TECHNIQUES AND IMAGES

Kimarie Richardson

K IMARIE RICHARDSON SHOWS YOU HOW 128 pages
to use elaborate makeup, costumes, 81/2"x11"
and mystical sets—combined with cre- 60 color photographs
ative printing techniques and handcolor-
index
ing—to create fantasy portraiture that
ISBN 1-58428-124-3
will set your images apart and take your
photography and creativity to a higher $29.95 list
FEATURES: level. In these pages, you’ll uncover the Order number: 1777
Selecting costumes and applying makeup techniques used to create over sixty of Richardson’s awe-inspir-
for fantasy portraiture ing images. From black & white ’40s-style portraits, to Tom
Creating highly imaginative sets that Sawyer–like boys with fishing poles and straw hats, to small girls
cinch the other aspects of the image in gossamer gowns in a woodland setting, to fairy-tale wedding
Handcoloring, creative printing, and more images that make the fantasy come to life, Richardson’s take on
Portrait ideas for all age groups photography is unlike anything you’ve ever seen.

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The Art and Science of Fashion Model Photography
Butterfly Photography For the photographer interested in shooting
Understand and predict butterfly behavior, commercial model assignments, or working
when to photograph them, and even how to with models to create portfolios. Includes
lure butterflies—then learn the techniques techniques for dramatic composition, posing,
needed to capture breathtaking images! selection of clothing, and more! $29.95 list,
$29.95 list, 81/2x11, 120p, 100 b&w/color 81/2x11, 120p, 50 b&w/color photos, Pegram.
photos, Folsom. (ISBN 1-58428-019-0) (ISBN 0-936262-78-8) Order no. 1640.
Order no. 1680.
Photographing Your Artwork
Secrets of Successful This step-by-step guide shows you how to
Aerial Photography take high-quality slides of your artwork—
Learn how to plan for every aspect of a shoot whether two- or three-dimensional—for sub-
and take the best possible images from the air. mission to galleries, magazines, grant com-
Discover how to control camera movement, mittees, etc. $29.95 list, 81/2x11, 128p, 80 b&w
compensate for environmental conditions, photos, Hart. (ISBN 1-58428-028-X) Order no.
and compose top-notch aerial images. $29.95 1688.
list, 81/2x11, 120p, 100 b&w/color photos, Eller.
(ISBN 1-58428-018-2) Order no. 1679. How to Take
Great Pet Pictures
Lighting for People Learn to make the most of your camera and film,
Photography, 2ND ED. and capture frame-worthy images of these cher-
This comprehensive guide covers the princi- ished “family members.” With these easy les-
ples of light, color temperature, direction of sons, taking great pet photos will become second
light, setups, equipment, strobe and natural nature. $14.95 list, 6x9, 80p, 40 color photos,
lighting, and more. Illustrations and exercises Nichols. (ISBN 1-58428-066-2) Order no. 1729.
help you to quickly master each style. $29.95
list, 81/2x11, 120p, 100 b&w/color photos, Crain.
(ISBN 1-58428-016-6) Order no. 1296. How to Shoot and Sell
Sports Photography
Essential Skills for A step-by-step guide for amateur photog-
Nature Photography raphers, students and journalists seeking
to develop the skills needed for success in
Learn all the skills you need to capture sports photography. $29.95 list, 81/2x11,
landscapes, animals, flowers, and the entire 120p, 110 b&w/color photos, Arndt. (ISBN 0-
natural world on film. Includes: selecting 936262-72-9) Order no. 1631.
equipment, choosing locations, evaluating
compositions, filters, and much more! $29.95
list, 81/2x11, 128p, 100+ color/b&w photos,
Photographers
Kahn. (ISBN 1-58428-009-3) Order no. 1652. and Their Studios
Visit over twenty studios and learn the
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Glamour Nude Photography tips for designing a studio that will attract
REVISED desirable clients and boost sales. $29.95 list,
Create stunning nude images! The Hurths 81/2x11, 128p, 100 color photos, Boursier. (ISBN
guide you through selecting models, choosing 1-58428-047-6) Order no. 1713.
locations, lighting, and shooting techniques.
Includes: posing, equipment, makeup and
hairstyles, and more! $29.95 list, 81/2x11,
Photographer’s Guide to
128p, over 100 b&w/color photos, Hurth. Slide Duplication and
(ISBN 0-936262-97-4) Order no. 1499. Enhancement
Perfect the image quality of your slides, create
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Moms & Dads honored techniques in this book. $29.95 list,
81/2x11, 112p, 130 color photos, Duben. (ISBN
Get no-nonsense quick tips on selecting
1-58428-072-7) Order no. 1733.
equipment, exposure, lighting, and composi-
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photos. The tips found in this book are per-
fect for use with any camera. $12.95 list, 6x9,
80p, 50 color photos, Nichols. (ISBN 1-58428-
051-4) Order no. 1717.

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INDEX OF TITLES
Advanced Digital Camera Techniques . . . . . . . .2 Fashion Model Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 The Portrait Book: A Guide for
Advanced Infrared Freelance Photographer’s Handbook . . . . . . .42 Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
Photography Handbook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Glamour Nude Photography, revised . . . . . . . .49 Portrait Photographer’s Handbook . . . . . . . . . .8
The Art and Business of High School Group Portrait Photography Handbook . . . . . .4 Posing and Lighting Techniques for Studio
Senior Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . .23 Handcoloring Photographs Step by Step . . . . .39 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
The Art and Science of Heavenly Bodies: The Photographer’s Professional Digital Photography . . . . . . . . . .14
Butterfly Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Guide to Astrophotography . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Professional Digital Portrait Photography . . . . .8
The Art and Techniques of Business High Impact Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . .22 Professional Marketing & Selling Techniques
Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 How to Photograph Your Baby’s First Year . . . .9 for Wedding Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . .20
The Art of Black & White How to Shoot and Sell Sports Photography . .49 The Professional Photographer’s Guide to
Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 How to Take Great Pet Pictures . . . . . . . . . .49 Success in Print Competition . . . . . . . . . . . .5
The Art of Bridal Portrait Photography . . . . . .18 Infrared Landscape Photography . . . . . . . . . . .31 Professional Secrets for Photographing
The Art of Color Infrared Photography . . . . .35 Infrared Photography Handbook . . . . . . . . . .30 Children, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
The Art of Infrared Photography, 4th ed. . . . .30 Infrared Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Professional Secrets of Natural Light
The Art of Photographing Water . . . . . . . . . . .23 Infrared Wedding Photography . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25
Basic 35mm Photo Guide, 5th ed. . . . . . . . . . . .3 Into Your Darkroom Step by Step . . . . . . . . . .38 Professional Secrets of Nude &
Basic Scanning Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 Legal Handbook for Photographers . . . . . . . .37 Beauty Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Beginner’s Guide to Adobe® Photoshop®, Leica Camera Repair Handbook . . . . . . . . . . .32 Professional Secrets of
2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Lighting and Exposure Techniques for Outdoor Wedding Photography, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . .24
Beginner’s Guide to Digital Imaging . . . . . . . .37 and Location Portrait Photography . . . . . .24 Professional Secrets of
Beginner’s Guide to Nature Photography . . . .36 Lighting for People Photography, 2nd ed. . . . .49 Nature Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .42
Beginner’s Guide to Pinhole Photography . . .27 Lighting Techniques for High Key Professional Strategies and Techniques for
The Best of Children’s Portrait Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Digital Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46
Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Lighting Techniques for Low Key Professional Techniques for
The Best of Nature Photography . . . . . . . . . .16 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46 Digital Wedding Photography, 2nd ed. . . . . .5
The Best of Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . .13 Macro & Close-up Photography Handbook . .29 Professional Techniques for Pet and Animal
The Best of Teen and Senior Make-Up Techniques for Photography . . . . . .28 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 Marketing and Selling Black & White Profitable Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . .42
The Best of Wedding Photography . . . . . . . . .17 Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39 Restoring Classic & Collectible Cameras
The Best of Wedding Photojournalism . . . . . .47 The Master Guide for Wildlife (pre-1945) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Big Bucks Selling Your Photography . . . . . . . .28 Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 Restoring the Great Collectible Cameras
Black & White Landscape Photography . . . . .39 Master Posing Guide for Portrait (1945–1970) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32
Black & White Model Photography . . . . . . . .34 Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Secrets of Successful Aerial Photography . . . . .49
Black & White Nude Photography . . . . . . . . .31 McBroom’s Camera Bluebook, 6th ed. . . . . . .28 Selecting and Using Classic Cameras . . . . . . . .28
Black & White Photography for 35mm . . . . . .39 Medium Format Cameras . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Step-by-Step Digital Portrait Photography . . . .9
Black & White Portrait Photography . . . . . . . .39 Nikon Camera Repair Handbook . . . . . . . . . .32 Storytelling Wedding Photography . . . . . . . . .33
The Bride’s Guide to Wedding Photography . . .7 Outdoor and Location Portrait Studio Portrait Photography of
Build Your Own Home Darkroom . . . . . . . . .38 Photography, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Children and Babies, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . .20
Camera Maintenance and Repair: Photographers and Their Studios . . . . . . . . . .49 Success in Portrait Photography . . . . . . . . . . .18
Book #1, revised . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32 Photographer’s Filter Handbook . . . . . . . . . . .41 Take Great Pictures: A Simple Guide . . . . . . . .7
Camera Maintenance and Repair: Book # 2 . .32 Photographer’s Guide to Shooting Techniques for Black & White Photography . .33
Classic Nude Photography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22 Model and Actor Portfolios . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Toning Techniques for Photographic Prints . .36
Color Correction and Enhancement Photographer’s Guide to Polaroid® Transfer: Traditional Photographic Effects
with Adobe® Photoshop® . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48 Step-by-Step, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 with Adobe® Photoshop®, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . .11
Corrective Lighting and Posing Techniques Photographer’s Guide to Slide Watercolor Portrait Photography: The Art of
for Portrait Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Duplication and Enhancement . . . . . . . . . .49 Polaroid® SX-70 Manipulation . . . . . . . . . .28
Creating World-Class Photography . . . . . . . . .41 Photographer’s Guide to the Web Site Design for Professional
Creative Lighting Techniques Digital Portrait . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 Photographers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19
for Studio Photographers, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . .4 Photographer’s Guide to Wedding Album Wedding Photography: Creative Techniques
Creative Techniques for Color Photography . .13 Design and Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 for Lighting and Posing, 2nd ed. . . . . . . . . .6
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