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Press Release: November 20, 2012

New Book by Rocky Nook Author Dennis Savini, Masterclass: Professional Studio Photography, Reveals the Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Successful Studio Photography

Masterclass: Professional Studio Photography

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Santa Barbara, CA—Rocky Nook, Santa Barbara's leading publisher of books on the techniques and aesthetics of digital photography, announces its new release Masterclass: Professional Studio Photography ($59.95) by Dennis Savini. The book provides a comprehensive workshop on studio photography for professionals and aspiring professionals, and reveals the tips, tricks, and secrets the author has discovered throughout his career. The book covers an array of photographic subjects, including still life, industry, technology, food, jewelry, portrait photography, and more.

Included in this large-format, hardcover book are the concepts of studio planning, lighting, perspective, and camera and lens choices, followed by workshops that entail 50 full-page photographic masterpieces, each with a detailed description of how the image was created. The author walks the reader through each step leading to each magnificent studio shot as he describes and illustrates the camera and equipment specs, diagrams of studio setups and lighting arrangements, and post-processing techniques.

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About the Author

Dennis Savini is a professional photographer based in Zurich, Switzerland. He has trained apprentices and taught workshops for professionals both in Switzerland and abroad for over thirty years. Dennis is also a partner and course instructor at cap-fotoschule, a photography school in Zurich, where he trains future professional photographers.

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Masterclass: Professional Studio Photography Masterclass: Professional Studio Photography
Publisher: Rocky Nook
By Dennis Savini
Print ISBN: 9781937538071  
Pages: 240
Print Price: $59.95

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Rocky Nook, Inc., is affiliated with dpunkt.verlag, the leading publisher of technology books based in Heidelberg, Germany. Since its inception in 2006, Rocky Nook has cornered the market on technological advances in the digital photography workflow. Their mission is to demystify cutting-edge developments in digital photography and its modern developments, such as imaging and computer technology, and to provide outstanding image quality and practical instruction to both amateur and professional photographers that will enhance creativity, efficiency, and skill. For more information contact

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