Best Books on
Digital Photography?

What are the best books on digital photography? There are so many out there that I thought it would be good to hear what you, dear reader, think! I'll give you a couple of my picks, and then I invite you to share which digital photography books you like.

Find out what other people have suggested.

What do you think is the best digital photography book?


My Top Pick

The DAM Book cover

The DAM Book: Digital Asset Management for Photographers
Author: Peter Krogh
Publisher: O'Reilly

How many of us have hard drives that are bursting at the seams because of all our digital image files? As photographers, we all love to make more images! The end result can be gigabytes of data and a clogged hard drive. If you want to get it all organized, this is the book for you. It walks you through a step-by-step process to get your digital chaos under control.

Krogh talks about applying metadata to your images to help you organize your images and (even better!) find them again later. He talks about physical storage media for your files, and backing up your data so you don't have to suffer through the agony of losing your favorite images.

This book has helped me to put an effective system in place for managing my own images, and brought me peace of mind that I won't lose any important data.



What's Your Favorite?

Now it's time to share YOUR best books on digital photography. I chose a book about what happens after you have the image, but feel free to include books about the process of shooting digitally as well.

Please include a brief summary of what the book is about, the name of the author and publisher if you know it, and then tell us why you love the book!

Your Best Books on Digital Photography

Click the links below to see other visitors' favorite digital photography books.

The Digital Photography Book (1,2,3) by Scott Kelby 
Three books written by Scott Kelby with chapters of brief, 1 page, 'how to do it' descriptions of a myriad of photographic topics like: how to shoot weddings, …

The Digital Printing Handbook by Tim Daly 
First published in 2002 the first few sections on hardware and software are a little long in the tooth. Those sections aren't why you would buy this book …

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Those are our readers' picks for best books on digital photography. Next, you may want to check out top picks for landscape photography books.

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