Best Photography Workflow Books

1. Digital Photography Best Practices and Workflow Handbook: A Guide to Staying Ahead of the Workflow Curve

by Patricia Russotti, Richard Anderson

Managing your digital photos can be one of the most unavoidable headaches. With so many existing workflow practices based on specific software rather than a universal view of the entire image file processing ecology, you need something that can make the process less overwhelming. Patricia Russotti and Richard Anderson provide you with the best workflow practices for planning and capturing to archiving you digital photography and everything in between. This…»

2. The Photoshop Lightroom Workbook: Workflow not Workslow in Lightroom 2

by Seth Resnick, Jamie Spritzer

Photoshop Lightroom is the new software from Adobe aimed specifically at photographers and it's taking the photography world by storm. This no-nonsense guide to setting up an efficient workflow in Lightroom offers all the advice you need to master Adobe's clever workflow tool and make it work for you. As co-founders of the renowned and hugely popular photography training and consultancy company D-65 (, Seth Resnick and Jamie Spritzer are the…»

3. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Photoshop Workflow Bible

by Mark Fitzgerald

The digital photographer's workflow is divided into two distinct parts - the Production Workflow and the Creative Workflow. The Production workflow is used to import and organize large numbers of images, and prepare them for presentation via proof printing, Web, or slideshow. Increasingly, photographers are turning to Adobe's acclaimed new Lightroom software to manage this part of the workflow. After the best images are identified, photographers move to…»

4. The Creative Digital Darkroom

by Katrin Eismann, Sean Duggan

This tutorial takes photographers beyond the quick tips and gimmicky effects of many digital photography books. Author Katrin Eismann -- an internationally acclaimed artist, bestselling author, and gifted educator -- offers high-profile work, including her own, as examples for teaching photographers how to use the digital medium to create, edit, and output images that reflect their true vision. Co-authored by photographer and teacher Sean Duggan, The…»

5. Lessons in DSLR Workflow with Lightroom and Photoshop

by Jerry Courvoisier

YouâÄôve captured great images with your DSLR, now what? Jerry Courvoisier provides an easy-to-follow road map for importing, organizing, and editing your images using the best features of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 and Adobe Photoshop CS3. The combined power of using both programsâÄîautomation with Lightroom and specialized processing in PhotoshopâÄîoffers a complete and flexible solution for serious hobbyists and pro photographers alike. In this accessible…»

6. Photoshop CS4 Workflow: The Digital Photographer's Guide

by Tim Grey

In this latest edition of his bestselling guide, expert digital photographer and author Tim Grey explains how proper workflow can alleviate repetitive parts of a project to allow you to focus on producing stunning results and he reveals expert tips and techniques that automate tasks, optimize output, and reduce time spent at the computer, and offers insights to using Lightroom and Bridge. He also demonstrates how to process RAW captures; crop, rotate,…»

7. Black & White Pipeline: Converting Digital Color into Striking Grayscale Images

by Ted Dillard

The fourth in Ted DillardâÄôs Pipeline seriesâÄîcutting-edge books that detail digital imaging in the Adobe Photoshop darkroomâÄîexplores the most popular, time-honored photographic form of expression: the black-and-white photograph. Dillard examines Ansel AdamsâÄôs legendary Zone System as the foundation of black-and-white photography, and applies these tried-and-true fundamentals to the powerful imaging tools available in Adobe Camera RAW. He explains how to…»

8. Photoshop Workflow Setups: Eddie Tapp on Digital Photography

by Eddie Tapp

Leery of 800-page books that try to teach you everything about digital photography? You should be. Rather than delve into the nuances of efficient workflow, color management, or creating spectacular enhancements, these doorstop volumes tend to gloss over key information in an attempt to cover everything. Our new book series, Eddie Tapp on Digital Photography, is different. An award-winning photographer, Eddie is acknowledged as one of the premier trainers…»

9. The Photographer's Guide to the Digital Darkroom

by Bill Kennedy

âÄ¢ Comes with a CD-ROM including step-by-step tutorials âÄ¢ Learn how to make exceptional prints with ink on paper âÄ¢ Up-to-the-minute advice and explanationsAt lastâÄîa complete, detailed guide to the digital darkroom that shows photographers how to translate their knowledge of the "wet darkroom" to digital imaging. How to manage digital files, how to create workflows that build on the strengths of film photography and use the power of digital tools, how to…»

10. Digital Capture and Workflow for Professional Photographers

by Tom Lee

Step-by-step techniques for creating digitally enhanced images, album design, expert presentation, and printing-industry-standard prints are among the topics discussed in this image-processing guidebook for professional photographers. Chapters, covering a myriad of issues for career photographers, include image control, working with JPEGs, processing raw files, workstation ergonomics, and client presentation. Tips on creating cherished albums by learning…»

11. A Comprehensive Guide to Digital Photographic Output

by Duncan Evans

What makes digital photography so exciting is the way it lends itself to simple, yet dramatic enhancement of the original images. This fully illustrated sourcebook helps demystify the concepts, tools, and processes used to digitally manipulate images. Through an in-depth look at all the major digital output software currently available, and the techniques professionals use to create stunning digital images, photographers will learn to use color and mono…»