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  • SterlingSpring 2009

    Photography

  • Digital Masters: B&W PrintingCreating the Digital Master Printby George DeWolfe

    George DeWolfe is a master of the fine print: he studied with photographicgeniuses Ansel Adams and Minor White, and worked as a consultant to the mostsignificant companies in the digital photography world. Now, he passes on hisconsiderable expertise to all, in a breathtaking new DIGITAL MASTERS guide thatcombines artistic concepts for taking beautiful photographs with an array of prac-tical techniques. With interest in black-and-white exploding, digital photographerswill rush to take advantage of the knowledge he imparts.

    Shows photographers from amateur to advanced how to optimize their black-and-whiteimage-taking and printing

    Focuses on the hot new state-of-the-art softwareAdobe Lightroomwhich DeWolfe helped developand knows intimatelyas a key program

    Covers everything from recording,processing, and display through creating a stunning master print

    Contains hundreds of DeWolfes inspirational photographs throughout

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    GEORGE DEWOLFE studied with Ansel Adams andworked extensively with Minor White in the 1970s.He init iated the Appalachian Mountain ClubPhotography Workshop and teaches numerousworkshops and seminars throughout the country.George has published three books, includingDigital Photography Fine Print Workshop (McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, 2006), and is working on anew version of Optipix, an Adobe Photoshop plug-in. He is currently a senior editor for CameraArtsmagazine and an advisor to Epson America,Adobe, Hahnemhle, and Polaroid, and his honorsinclude the Award for Artistic Excellence from TheNational Park Service.

    2 P H O T O G R A P H Y

    A groundbreaking series where the worlds finest photographers reveal the secrets of their art

    and the technique they do best. This upscale series provides the essential ingredients for creating

    successful images. Authored by highly acclaimed masters of their craft, these expert guides take

    you on the road, in the studio, and on the job with some of todays most talented image-makers.

    Whether you are just getting started or are a seasoned photographer, the Digital Masters series

    will inspire you to go to the next level of craft and creativity in digital photography.

    Digital Masters: INSIDER KNOWLEDGE

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    AUTHORS HOME:SOUTHWEST HARBOR, ME

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    Review & features in photography anddigital news publica-tions as well as artmagazine push

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  • Digital Masters: People PhotographyCapturing Lifestyle for Art & Stockby Nancy Brown

    Photographer Nancy Brown is truly a genius of the digital world. A successfulformer model who moved behind the camera, she excels at connecting with peo-ple and capturing lifestyle, trends, and the look she wants. Her simple yet ele-gant photos show people living in the moment and enjoying life. How does shecreate such evocative shots? Nancy takes us on location and reveals how shemakes the most of her subjects and their surroundings. From creating and sell-ing stock photography, to working with people, to enhancing the images in thecomputer, its all here with advice you can apply to your own photography.

    The Digital Masters series is one of the only high-end how-to series available that features the top professionals in the digital field

    Brown, a former Playboy shooter, is a world-famous fashion and beautyphotographer whose work is prized by such major clients as Maybellineand Getty Images. She is a Nikon Legend Behind the Lens who teaches at the renowned FOTOFusion conference, which draws photographersfrom around the world

    She knows the stock photography industry very well, and details a number of helpful tips on how to get into that potentially lucrative market

    Her approachable, no-nonsense way of communicating is welcoming and easy to read. Anyone from the beginning photographer to the seasoned professional will find useful information and inspiration in her words and images

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    NANCY BROWN has been a commercial photographer forover 30 years, and her clients include ad agencies, mag-azines, design firms, and book publishers. She special-izes in people/lifestyle and travel photography, and is theauthor of three books: Photographing People forAdvertising (Amphoto, 1986), Photographing People forStock (Amphoto, 1993), and Nude & Beauty Photography(Silver Pixel, 2001). Nancy conducts workshops andseminars worldwide, as well as in her own Florida studio.

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    FROM THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS

  • 4 P H O T O G R A P H Y

    REVISED EDITION

    Creative Photoshop Portrait Techniquesby Duncan Evans & Tim Shelbourne

    With over 70 illustrated tutorials, eleven new techniques, all-new screenshots, and step-by-step instructions withdownloadable examples, this revised edition of Duncan Evans and Tim Shelbournes outstanding photo guide willhelp readers master the latest Photoshop softwareand create distinctive portraits.

    Photoshop can enhance even the well-shot image, and Evans and Shelbourne teach photographers of all levelshow they can use it to generate mixed lighting effects that would otherwise require an expensive studio, producehigh-key or low-key styles, retouch facial features and blemishes, isolate and emphasize the subject, optimizemonochrome effects, and much more.

    Portraiture is one of the most popular kinds of photography

    Includes the most popular new Photoshop techniques, such as monotone and HDR

    ABOUT THE AUTHORS

    DUNCAN EVANS is a well-known photographer, a member of the Royal Photographic Society, an editor, and the authorof ten books about digital photography.

    TIM SHELBOURNE is a creative photographer and an artist/illustrator who is an expert in creating images usingAdobe Photoshop. He has written several books on the topic, as well as tutorials for many digital imaging and photography magazines.

    March 2009$29.95 (CANADA $32.95)PAPER WITH FLAPS978-1-60059-085-6

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  • 5P H O T O G R A P H Y

    REVISED AND UPDATED

    Digital Photography Q & AGreat Tips and Hints from a Top Proby Paul Harcourt Davies

    Digital users: are you puzzled by white balance settings? Unsure whichISO is appropriate? Baffled about how to transfer, file, and edit images?Finally, heres a manual that clears up the confusion! This updatedreprint of Digital Photography Q&A has a unique question-and-answerformat that provides quickly accessible, cut-to-the chase advice on top-ics ranging from image capture to computer processing to printing.

    Designed to help shooters new to digital photography

    User-friendly and direct-to-the-point

    Leica M Digital Photography: M8/M8.2by Brian Bower

    Leica makes the worlds premiere luxury rangefinder camera systemand heres the definitive guide to using the magnificent Leica M8 digi-tal camera, as well as its brand-new complementary model, the M8..2.

    As a rangefinder digital camera, the M8 offers unique advantages, butit also presents specific challenges, which author and Leica expertBrian Bower addresses at length and in depth, enhanced by his owngorgeous Leica photography. He discusses digital controls, lenses, andaccessories; close-up techniques and flash photography; and optionsfor firmware, software, and hardware.

    No general guide provides the information found hereand because the M8 has a price tag of over $5,000,owners are sure to want a companion guide specifically tailored to their camera

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    PAUL HARCOURT DAVIES has written fifteen books,including The Complete Guide to OutdoorPhotography (David & Charles, 1999), NaturePhotography Close Up (Watson-Guptill, 2003), andDigital Photography Q&A (Lark, 2005). He is also aregular contributor to a number of UK practical pho-tography magazines and runs specialist courses inaspects of wildlife, travel, and digital photography.

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    BRIAN BOWER is the author of Leica Reflex Photography:New Edition Featuring the Leica R8 (David & CharlesPublishers; Revised edition, 1997); Leica M Photography(LeicaAn Illustrated History) (David & CharlesPublishers, 1998); and The Leica Lens Book (David &Charles Publishers, 1999).

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