Media praise for iPhoto 2: The Missing Manual
"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
"Can you imagine a software manual that makes you feel smart, not dumb? David Pogue's iPhoto 2: The Missing Manual does just that. It's written in a way that's easy to understand without being condescending. The straightforward style is well organized, sometimes humorous and always informative."
"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
--Cynthia Joy, Lower East Side Mac Unix Users Group, January 2004
"All in all, this Pogue Press/O'Reilly book is a "must-have" for anyone who is into digital photography and has iPhoto."
--Dan Bellack, Peninsula Apple Users Group, December 2003
"Another excellent title in the Missing Manual series covers iPhoto 2, which has a number of improvements and new features...These [Missing Manual] texts are great examples of user documentation: plenty of detail, information easy to find, easy to read, and text supported by useful illustrations."
--Major Keary, AUSOM News, September 2003
"The book is peppered with useful information and tips that take you beyond the level that most of us discovered when we ran and used the program. The authors have also provided some marvelous explanations of what is going on, the 'why' as well as the 'what.' The book is well written with a readable, light, almost witty style that somehow deceives the reader as to the depth of the material being covered. It is only when I reflected back on how much the book taught me that I realised how well it had done the job."
--Tony Williams, slashdot.org, August 2003
"If you want to integrate your digital images into ongoing production planning, design and management, then the 338-page 'iPhoto 2: The Missing Manual' will provide all the answers. The authors start with digital photography basics, from equipment choices to lighting and special effects, and move on to finer technical details for file formats when importing and exporting, editing or customizing album and library organization."
--Tony Reveaux, "Film/Tape World," August 2003
"If you want to unleash the real power of iPhoto 2 you need to get this book. 'iPhoto 2 The Missing Manual' covers everything you could possibly think of about iPhoto 2. MacUsers Rating--5 out of 5."
--MacUsers User Group, August 2003
"'iPhoto2' is part of the acclaimed 'Missing Manual' series published by Pogue Press/O'Reilly & Associates, Inc. Like all of the other 'Missing Manuals' it is a comprehensive, systematic, well-written paper manual where Apple provides none."
--John Suda, Apple Cider User Group, August 2003
"'iPhoto 2: The Missing Manual' is targeted at the non-geek mainstream user who may be new to the digital photography world...I have yet to read a Missing Manual book that left me unsatisfied. 'iPhoto 2: The Missing Manual' is a welcome addition to the field, and is the best help book on iPhoto 2 currently available. 5 out of 5."
--Davd Weeks, MyMac.com, June 2003
"I would rather go without food for three days than miss any of the Missing
--Al Fasodt of "The Post-Standard," June 2003
"'iPhoto 2: The Missing Manual' gives both the beginner and advanced user critical information for taking digital pictures as well as editing the photos...If you're like me, I use a basic set of tools but ignore some of the more powerful features. This guide will expand the usual boundaries that we impose on ourselves. As with all of Pogue's books, his authoritative and humorous explanations of complex activities is most welcomed. If you use a digital camera, this book is a must!!"
--Brian Ogilvie, North Coast Macintosh Users' Group, August 2003
Reviews From Previous Edition
"If you are going to use iPhoto, you need a missing manual."
--Joan O'Brien, NCMUG News, February 2003