Best Photography Crafts Books

1. Photocraft: Cool Things to Do with the Pictures You Love

by Caroline Herter, Laurie Frankel, Laura Lovett

Transform your favorite digital images and photographs into beautiful and unique keepsakes. The popularity of digital cameras has us taking more photographs than ever before, but what to do with all those pictures? PHOTOCRAFT offers over 40 simple, stylish, and affordable alternatives to stuffing prints into dusty albums. Turn photographs into vellum lampshades, quilts, folding screens, or tote bags. Channel your inner Andy Warhol and create a colorful…»

2. 50 Fast Digital Photo Projects

by Gregory Georges, Lauren Georges

Offers step-by-step techniques for a wide range of creative digital photography projects, from greeting cards, recipe pages, invitations, and illustrated books to panoramas, collages, bound photo albums, DVD slide shows, and Web galleries Perfect for the exploding digital photography market, which has grown from 6.7 million cameras sold in 2000 to a projected 42 million in 2005 Released to hit stores right after the 2004 gift-giving season, it's the…»

3. Fun with Family Photos: Crafts, Keepsakes, Gifts

by Jennifer Barry

For everyone whose precious family photographs have been gathering dust in a ho-hum photo album, hereâÄôs an inspired guide to creating gifts and keepsakes for family and friends. In FUN WITH FAMILY PHOTOS, sisters-in-law Jennifer and Leslie Barry present creative and sophisticated ideas for Paperworks (cards, announcements, invitations, albums), Frameworks (jewelry, magnets, frames, mats), and Homeworks (ornaments, place cards, desk accessories).Archival…»

4. I've Got a Human in my Throat: Create MORE Optical Delusions with Adobe Photoshop


Discover the wonders of Photoshop as you learn how to create humorous images and art. I've Got a Human in My Throat: Create MORE Optical Delusions with Adobe® Photoshop® uses hands-on tutorials to teach you specific Photoshop tricks and techniques. Each new Photoshop skill that is taught is showcased through comical images, making the useful and easy-to-learn tips fun and interesting. Organized into three sections, basic through more advanced Photoshop…»

5. When Pancakes Go Bad: Optical Delusions with Adobe Photoshop

by Avi Muchnick

If you've ever found yourself looking at funny images and thinking "Hey, howâÄôd they do that?", this is the book that will give you the answer! Learn how to have fun with photosâÄî swapping pictures of historical inventions with modern-day appliances or combining images of animals to produce unrealistic characters. "When Pancakes Go Bad" is infused with humor and behind-the-scenes tutorials that impart useful, easy-to-understand tips in a lighthearted manner…»

6. The Art and Craft of Keepsake Photography: Engagements & Weddings: How to Take Perfect Photos and Make Perfect Invitations, Announcements, Albums, Thank

by Barbara Smith

Photography and crafts--two hot areas wed in one stunning book * Milestone book shows how to capture and share lifeâÄôs most meaningful moments * Gorgeous photography and hip yet accessible projects * No experience in photography or paper craft needed * Dozens of beautiful, memorable projects Wedding invitations and engagement announcements used to be just words on a plain card. Now they can be so much more--with The Art and Craft of Keepsake Photography:…»

7. The Quick & Easy Guide to Photographing Your Artwork

by Roger Saddington

Even artists with limited photography experience can produce competent reproductions of their artwork with Roger SaddingtonâÄôs easy-to-use book. This guide tells artists how to take satisfying photos without spending a lot of time or money. Readers will learn how to: Get good results with their current photography equipment Master the relationship between film type and light source Avoid unnecessary pitfalls with processing labs Present slides and photos…»

8. Posterize It!: Shoot, Enlarge, Print and Sew

by Joe Hesch, Frankie Seme

Why put a pint-sized photo into a quilt when you can "posterize" it? Blow up a photo to poster size, print it in sections, and sew the sections back together. It's never been easier to personalize a quilt piece by piece---and get picture-perfect results! * Five projects show how to use "posterizing" features with your printer---walk step by step to seamless effects * All you need is a color inkjet printer, basic software, and printable fabric to get…»

10. 99 Photo Art Ideas: Create your own art for your walls

by Annabel Williams

99 ideas of how to create photo's that are pieces of art for your walls»

11. Get Creative! The Digital Photo Idea Book

by Kate Binder

Entertain yourself, your family, and your friends while you create beautiful, funny, and interesting compositions with your digital and printed photography. This thorough guide is loaded with answers, suggestions, examples, and techniques to help you with scanning, image editing, printing, and more.»