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Create Your Own Photo Book--New from Rocky Nook: Design a Stunning Portfolio, Make a Bookstore-Quality Book

Press release: May 30, 2012

Create Your Own Photo Book

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Santa Barbara, CA—May 30, 2012—These days, photographs live on hard drives and DVDs in the company of several thousand other images, coming to light on a computer screen only for a short moment, if ever. In that respect, our computers provide a one-image-at-a-time exhibition of our photographic work. But as photographers, we like to print our best images, frame and show them at home or at an exhibition, or present a collection of prints in a portfolio.

Create Your Own Photo Book (Rocky Nook, $39.95 USD) will guide you through the process of creating a printed and bound collection of photos to share with friends and family, a professional portfolio of your photographs, or even a bookstore-quality coffee table book. Learn about every step of the process, from selecting a book publishing service all the way through designing and proofing your photo book. You'll get practical advice on how to work with software provided by services such as Blurb and Picaboo, and will learn about relevant concepts of book design, color management, and digital printing.

Create Your Own Photo Book is the perfect guide for the aspiring amateur photographer as well as the seasoned pro.

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About the Author

Petra Vogt has a background in art history, philosophy, and German language and literature, which she studied in Bonn, Germany. She has worked as a journalist for many years and has published four books. Today she is an instructor of digital photography with expertise in photo books. Among her current clients are photo book vendors like myphotobook.

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Create Your Own Photo Book Create Your Own Photo Book
Publisher: Rocky Nook
By Petra Vogt
Print ISBN: 9781933952925   Ebook ISBN: 9781457166600  
Pages: 232
Print Price: $39.95   Ebook Price: $16.95

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About Rocky Nook
Rocky Nook's books are distributed internationally by O'Reilly Media.

Rocky Nook was founded in early 2006 in Santa Barbara, California, and is closely associated with dpunkt.verlag, a leading publisher of books on technology based in Heidelberg, Germany. The focus of Rocky Nook's publications is on digital photography and computing.

About O’Reilly

O’Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O’Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying “faint signals” from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

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