Wayne Rowe

Wayne Rowe is a professional photographer and professor of photography in the Communication Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He began his career illustrating high school and college textbooks for Harper & Row Publishers, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., and Glencoe/McGraw-Hill. His photographic specialties include interior, product, advertising, travel, and editorial/magazine photography. His editorial and interior photography has appeared in Architectural Digest, Art & Antiques Magazine, California Homes, Holiday Magazine, Interiors Magazine, and Contract Magazine. Dr. Rowe has taught photography in the California State University System for almost 30 years, with teaching specialties in basic photography, lighting, photojournalism, digital photography, and a General Education course in understanding and appreciating the photographic image. His unusual book is based on his hands-on experiences in photography and upon the sudden realization that he had been experiencing Zen through photography and photography through Zen throughout his career without being consciously aware of it. He has written this book to share the source of his photographic creativity and visual awareness with others.

Zen and the Magic of Photography Zen and the Magic of Photography (Rocky Nook)
by Wayne Rowe
March 2010
Ebook: $19.99

"The book is an original approach to photo composition and one of the few that really works. If you’re interested in the topic it’s worth the buy."
--Erik Vlietinck, IT Enquirer

"Will this book help you create better images? We believe it will. Try it and see. What have you to lose?"
--Artie Alinikoff, MyMac Magazine

"I enjoyed reading Zen and the Magic of Photography and consider it a well written book."
--GG Burns, D-MAG.org (Digital Media Artists Group)