Rainer Dorau


Based in Bad Homburg, Germany, information designer Rainer Dorau specializes in user interface design and user assistance systems where digital photography touches his daily work in various ways. For many years the committed photo enthusiast has been contributing to numerous book projects on digital imaging, both as a writer and a layout designer. His passion for digital photography emanates from his fascination for modern technologies and his enjoyment of photographic images.



“Dorau, Krahm and Kraus are all professional digital photographers from Germany who are intimately familiar with this camera's potential, and can show both novice and experienced users how to achieve consistent results while exploring the innovative side of its technology. While the text portion merely resembles an owner's manual, the true value of this interactive manual is in its CD-ROM demos. ”
— Shannon Hendrickson, SciTech Book News
“The Rocky Nook Dbook series is a must for all serious amateur, semi-professional, or professional photographers who want to get the most out of their Nikon equipment, and who strive to produce impressive, polished, digital images.”
— Chris Marshall, MyAppleStuff
“If you bought one of these cameras, or are about to, here is the first tool that you should get to go with it. It will probably become your most important accessory for your camera.”
— Paul Faust, Apogee Photo Magazine