Archive for the 'Books' Category

Lighting Interiors Second Edition is Now Available

December 1st, 2013

The Second Edition of Lighting Interiors by Scott Hargis is now available. We kept our commitment to getting the second edition out in November but just barely. As of Friday 11/29 19:20 PST the second edition became available: If you purchased Lighting Interiors after that time you got the second edition delivered in your download. […]

Second Edition Of Scott Hargis’s Lighting Interiors Coming In November

October 28th, 2013

Scott has got the text for the second edition of Lighting Interiors to me, and my son and I are working hard on editing, proofing and laying out the new edition. I’m very pleased with how this new edition is turning out! The second edition will have: Four completely new chapters. Several of the first […]

Clarity : Photography Beyond The Camera

October 7th, 2013

At the end of September a new multi-media magazine called Clarity – Photography Beyond the Camera was launched. I found out about this launch via Sean McCormack’s lightroom-blog. When I first saw the post on Sean’s blog I thought this was finally a Lightroom magazine in PDF format! I’ve been nagging Matt Kloskowski to do […]

PFRE Book Of The Month – Best Business Practices For Photographers By John Harrington

August 22nd, 2013

The PFRE Book Of The Month for September is John Harrington’s, Best Business Practices For Photographers. Aaron Leitz first recommended this book here on the blog many years ago. He said: I highly recommend John Harrington’s book, “Best Practices for Photographers.” Though it’s aimed more towards the established editorial/advertising/commercial photographer, there is tons of great […]

What is Your Favorite Layout For PDF E-books?

August 7th, 2013

It’s been 4 years since I polled e-book purchasers and blog readers about their opinion on PDF e-book layout. And there’s been a lot of things happen in the world of e-books in the last 4 years, namely the rise of tablets. So the poll below is intended to help me understand how most people […]

PFRE Book Of The Month – Lightroom 5 Book For Digital Photographers By Scott Kelby

July 21st, 2013

This weekend I’ve been thinking about the fact that every time there’s a new version of Lightroom I buy the updated version of Scott Kelby’s Lightroom for digital photographers book. As of right now you can purchase the Kindle version (which I did) but the hardcopy won’t be shipping until next Thursday, August 1 (you […]

Observations About The Future Of Photographic Magazines

November 28th, 2012

Like most photo enthusiasts I’ve been a photography magazine enthusiast all my life so I’ve been watching with dismay and interest the last 5 or 10 years as print media has been radically changing starting to disappear. I’ve been tracking online publication and subscribe to many online publications. I have to say that I’m just not […]

Now Available: Image Editing For Real Estate Photography

September 24th, 2012

Well here it is! This is the only book focused completely on image editing for real estate photography.  What John McBay, has managed to do with this new ebook is explain in detail how to solve the top 30 real estate image editing problems with the top three image editing applications (Photoshop, Photoshop Elements and Lightroom). […]

You Can Read PFRE PDF Ebooks On Any Device

September 10th, 2012

I’ve gotten questions recently about how to get PFRE  ebooks to Kindles and iPads so I thought I’d give some instructions since there may be others with the same question. Everyone in our family from 3 year olds to 85 year olds are using tablets these days so I expect others are too. First of […]

A New Classic Photoshop CS6 Book By Scott Kelby Released

September 3rd, 2012

Scott Kelby’s new book on Photoshop CS6 is now shipping. Actually it’s been shipping for several weeks. I just got my copy this weekend. I’ve been a big fan of Scott Kelby’s books for a long time and as you would expect he’s done one for Photoshop CS6. To me, there’s a reason why Scott […]

Coming Soon: Image Editing For Real Estate Photography by John McBay

August 22nd, 2012

I want to announce that some time soon (in the next month or so) I’ll be launching a new eBook titled Image Editing For Real Estate Photography by John McBay. John is a professional real estate photographer in the Savannah, Georgia area and a long time, active participant in the PFRE flickr group. John has done […]

We’d Like Some Feedback On eBook Layout

July 1st, 2012

We have several new educational products in the pipeline for this year. As with all of the current PFRE products they are educational focused on the goal of helping real estate photographers get started in business and be more successful. I don’t want to get specific until the products are closer to launch but I […]

The New Geography of Jobs – What You Make Depends on Where You Live

June 6th, 2012

Last month I did a post on the variation in demand for real estate photography because I’ve been trying to understand what factors are drive the fact that in some geographic locations the demand for real estate photography to market homes is just higher in some locations. This new book I’ve discovered by U.C. Berkeley economist […]

The Top Lightroom 4 Book is Now Shipping

May 8th, 2012

I just ordered a hard copy  and a Kindle copy of Scott Kelby’s Lightroom 4 book for digital photographers. The hard copy is in stock and shipping at Amazon. I’m in the habit of getting an updated edition of this book every time a new version of Lightroom comes out. It makes a great reference […]

The Return of The PFRE Book Shelf

April 3rd, 2012

I used to have a page on the blog that listed books that both readers and I  recommended. I can’t even remember why I took it down. It was probably because a space crunch on the top menu bar along the top of the blog. I’m constantly trying to decide which pages are most important […]