Who is this book for?
Whether you are new to digital imaging or are already familiar with Painter
and other graphics programs, I am confident that this book will help you to
expand your creative abilities and make many brilliant new pictures from your
As the title suggests, this book is aimed solely at photographers of all types.
For the professional photographer there are techniques which can turn
a standard portrait into a premium priced product which is unique and
If you are a serious amateur photographer you can learn how to make pictures
which are subtle or powerful according to your intentions and which are very
different from work produced by many others.
For the casual photographer who would like to turn family snapshots into
painterly pictures suitable for hanging on the wall, there are simple step
by step demonstrations to guide you from the original photograph to the