Media praise for iPhoto: The Missing Manual
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"One of the beauties of the Missing Manuals is that there is always something new to discover and the research is quite thorough...I kept finding snippets of information, in the way of Tips or Notes, that would give just that bit extra."
-- , Bangkok Post
"Pogue, the New York Times computer columnist, is among the world's best explainers."
-- , co-founder of Wired
"This Missing Manual is a wonderfully written and presented book. It will help you make the best use of iPhoto's ability to create your own masterpieces from your collection of digital still photographs...a must-read! The Missing Manual series is of generally high quality, so I expected a good book about iPhoto. What I found was an excellent book about photography in general, digital photography in particular, and the use of this superb application to produce excellent results in a myriad of formats and venues. The book is both informative and a pleasure to read...If you use iPhoto, buy 'iPhoto: The Missing Manual.'"--Lawrence Katz, ApplePress, March 2003
"I have reviewed quite a number of Missing Manual books and I am always impressed with them. David Pogue is a Mac master and the depth of his knowledge shines through."
-- , ACT Apple User Group Incorporated
"'iPhoto The Missing Manual' is a highly recommended powerful resource for all users of iPhoto. Those who are new to digital photography will find an enormous wealth of information from how to buy equipment, to, how to get the best out of what you have. Those at the other end of the scale, who are serious amateur photographers with ample digital experience, will find the book filled with information on hidden capabilities of iPhoto, exactly what aspiring power users are always searching for. In between those extremes, the average user will find something useful either about digital photography in general, or iPhoto in particular, on practically every page of the book. In addition, everyone at any level of interest and experience needs troubleshooting assistance at one time or another, which is another value that can be gotten out of this book."
--Bob Kenedi, Naples MUG, March 2003
"If you are going to use iPhoto, you need a missing manual."
--Joan O'Brien, NCMUG News, Feb 2003
"Best iPhoto Book"--Fifth Annual Book Bytes Awards for 2002
"A well-thought out, comprehensive book...I would heartily recommend that anyone wishing to get more out of the iPhoto program purchase the book."
--Tom King, The Seed, Nov 2002
"Witty, informative, and enormously helpful, this book is your best guide to getting the most from your digital camera."--Desktop Connections, Dec 2002
"This book is detailed and gives behind-the-scenes explanations for a lot of digital photography issues. It is an excellent reference book, one which I will keep within easy reach while I use iPhoto. Mac Mice Rating 5 out of 5."--Dawn C. Schultz, MyMac.com, Dec 2002
"Story also had his fingers in another photography book I like immensely--'iPhoto: The Missing Manual.' It manages to be both informative and fun to read at the same time, an enviable feat. If you want to know everything there is to know about iPhoto and more, this comprehensive guide is a most enjoyable way to learn it."
--Bob Levitus, Houston Chronicle, Dec 20, 2002
"Anyone who has used books in this series is sure to agree that they are the benchmark of user-manual excellence...A well presented and informative manual that won't leave you floundering in techspeak."
--Major Keary, Book News No. 16, 2002
"An iBook with iPhoto and a digital camera make a potent pair, But something is missing. 'iPhoto: The Missing Manual.' Add 'iPhoto: The Missing Manual' and the team is complete. I thought I would learn some things about iPhoto from 'iPhoto: The Missing Manual' that I would not discover myself. I did, but I also learned some things about taking pictures with my digital camera that I had not discovered in months of using it...There is no way I could have learned all this without the Missing Manual. It added to my enjoyment with my digital camera."
--Hartley Jim Jackson, NVMUG Newsletter, Oct 2002
"A terrific resource for learning how to leverage the most from this deceptively simple program, and become a better photographer in the process...if you use iPhoto, buy 'iPhoto:The Missing Manual.' Most highly recommended."
--Elsa Travisano, Newsbreak, Nov 2002
"David Pogue, the creator of the excellent Missing Manual series, has done it again and even better with his July 2002 first edition of 'iPhoto: The Missing Manual' (covering the 1.1.1 version of iPhoto) to produce a 288 page manual that is both witty and standing out by its clarity and lack of nerd language. It is easy reading for the average amateur photographer. The collaboration of the two professional photographers is very noticeable and useful...This book is a very useful manual and I find it a pleasure to read. Its contents far exceed the limited information available via the built-in iPhoto Help program. The book is well organized and its convenient arrangement and extensive index make it easy to locate almost any relevant subject quickly and effectively. A pleasant contrast to some other computer manuals I have read."
--Leo de Heer, chomp.mug.org, August 2002
"If you are an aspiring digital photographer, or just have a lot of digital photos hanging around on your computer, 'iPhoto: The Missing Manual' is for you! "
--Jonathan Gales, MacMerc, September 12, 2002
"In this comprehensive, witty companion to 'Mac OS X: The Missing Manual' and 'iMovie 2: The Missing Manual,' Pogue Press/O'Reilly gives iPhoto 1.1 the one feature it lacks: a manual. With this guide, Macintosh fans can take their digital photos to the screen, to the Web, to printouts, to hardbound photo books, even to DVDs. And they'll learn how to take iPhoto far beyond its seemingly simple feature list."
--The Designers Bookshelf, August 2002
"Covers all there is to say about iPhoto in a style that is easy to follow and understand. What more could you ask?"
--Roger Bernau, AppleAct, September 2002
"If you are an aspiring digital photographer, or just have a lot of digital photos hanging around on your computer, 'iPhoto The Missing Manual' is for you!"
--Jonathan Gales, MacMerc, September 12, 2002
"A straight-forward, comprehensive, authoritative, and thoroughly user-friendly guide to the free iPhoto software...a superbly written and presented introduction to making the best use of iPhoto ability to create works of art from the footage of a digital camera...'iPhoto; The Missing Manual' is a 'must-have' instructional reference for anyone seeking to make the most of their iPhoto software."
--The Bookwatch, September 2002
"One fantastic compendium of quick and accurate information ...if you have or plan to use a digital camera, get this book!...Be you professional or nimrod, the $25.00 MSRP will buy you much more than just a good read. You'll have a CPU full of grand memories where you want them and in a manner most acceptable to your taste!"
--Charlie Bryan, Mountain Macs, September 2002