Media praise for Digital Photography Expert Techniques
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"Very few authors have the ability to discuss complex subjects with clear, open, readable style; Ken Milburn does that very well indeed. Much more than a rehash of a Photoshop owner's manual, this book provides a well-crafted roadmap for creating and delivering a large number of very high quality digital images quickly and professionally. For the serious hobbyist or pro looking to streamline his or her digital photographic work methods, this book is highly recommended. "
-- , Amazon Reviewer
"I find Ken Milburn's book to be an excellent resource for all digital photography afficiandos that want to get the most out of their images and learn how Photoshop can fix or repair nearly any problem that can be found and viewed on a computer. If you are a graphic designer or work with digital images on a daily basis, you owe it to yourself to pick up this great book that will most certainly add to your skillset... no question!! "
-- , Amazon Reviewer
"Are you a photographer who is serious about producing the highest quality photographs in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible? If you are, then this book is for you. Author Ken Milburn, has done an outstanding job of writing a 2nd edition of a book that focuses on digital SLR cameras that have higher megapixels of noninterpolated resolution, interchangeable lenses, and larger, more noise-free sensors. "
-- , Amazon Reviewer
"Ken teaches the workflow mentioned above using the Adobe Bridge and Photoshop applications. If nothing else, Adobe applications like these have a wide reach, so you'll be able to replicate what you learn from the book. I like the explanations that Ken offers for shooting in RAW vs. JPEG mode, and for ensuring that you are always ready to take photos, no matter the conditions. Another nice nugget is the method of eliminating noise from your photos by using Photoshop."
-- , Blog Critics
"At 360-odd pages, its not the largest Photoshop book (Real World or Photoshop Bible would probably take that honour), but this book is an well laid out making it an easy read and a logically arranged, so it's probably one of the best all-around books on the topic available."
-- , YYZtech.ca
"Take a step-by-step course on how to shoot digitally with this all-inclusive guide, covering a range of how-to topics that include choosing the right equipment and editing images, and optimizing overall workflow. "
-- , Outdoor Photographer
"Ken Milburn's approach to each topic is simple, concise and to the point. He does not assume that you know everything on each topic; instead he makes his points and allows you to determine if the content is relevant to your needs. Because of this, I have gained from this book a lot of insight that is lacking in other books on photography."
-- , Blogcritics magazine
"This is a book that takes the reader through the steps of taking a photo, processing and re-touching with Photoshop and finally on to presentation. It starts off right with the basics of taking care of your camera and shooting tips, then moves through a work flow that covers organizing and processing images before presentation."
-- , YYZTech.ca
"There are several authors whose books I generally try to look at when they first come out or are revised. For some reason, Milburn hadn't been on that list. After taking a closer look at "Digital Photography Expert Techniques," that's an oversight I'm going to correct."
-- , Professional Photographer
"Ken Milburn knows his stuff, and has developed a highly effective workflow for processing, organizing, presenting and publishing his photos. His experience shows through in each chapter as he opens up his entire process for everyone who reads this title to learn from. Though I found some of my own workflow techniques already matched his suggestions, I found numerous suggestions I hadn't previously known or considered that have helped improve my effectiveness. Efficient and effective workflow is the overriding theme of this title...I recommend this book to anyone who is shooting a high volume of photos, particularly those that may be working their way into portrait photography for hire. Adding the habits and knowledge gained from this title will make you a much better professional as well as the ability to output top notch photos. "
-- , Amazon.com
"...I assure you that if you are serious about producinghigh quality photos efficiently and cost-effectively, you will appreciate this book. "
-- , Fat Bits: A Publication of Conejo Ventura Macintosh Users Group
"Are you a serious photographer working in digital? Do you want to produce the highest quality photographs in an efficient and cost-effective way? If so, then Ken Milburn says that his book is for you...All in all this book has lots of wonderful information that is timeless."
-- , Bay Area Macintosh Users Group, Mouse Bytes
"Milburn clearly and fully explains and integrates all [Photoshop's] file management layers, filters, blends, hue/saturation, and plug-in tools -- with photographic techniques for helping you make the most of what your lens has captured...Throughout the book's well-illustrated color continuity of how-to applied to the 'what's there,' he provides side-by-side before and after and comparison photos that lucidly confirm the techniques and processes that are discussed."
-- , Film/Tape World