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Corporate Updates, Product Announcements

SITEWELDER ( announced its innovative Platinum Valet Service, a new premium onsite website development service. As part of the Platinum Valet Service, a company representative will travel to their clients' businesses to help them set up their SiteWelder profiles.

TARA MATERIALS, INC. ( announced the 777BWR, a higher quality inkjet canvas for fine art reproductions, giclees, and photography. As with all Fredrix water-resistant canvases, the 777BWR is designed for pigmented inks, as well as water-based top coats. The 777BWR canvas is available in several sizes, from 17-inch to 60-inch widths.

Book Corner

New York Waters: Profiles From the Edge
Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers by Martin Evening

Focal Press ( released Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers: A Professional Image Editor’s Guide to the Creative Use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC [ISBN-13: 978-0240520285] by Martin Evening. The 704-page book covers new features of Photoshop CS3, and features full-color images to clearly illustrate each topic.

Welcome to Oz: A Cinematic Approach to Digital Still Photography With Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop CS3 One-on-One by Deke McClelland

O’Reilly ( announced Adobe Photoshop CS3 One-on-One [ISBN: 0-596-52975-9] by Deke McClelland. The 544-page guide instructs readers, step by step, through 850 full-color photos, diagrams, and screen shots, and includes a DVD-video supplement to demonstrate different techniques.

40 Digital Photography Techniques, 3rd Edition
The Digital Photographer’s Guide by Tim Grey

Wiley ( released Lightroom Workflow: The Digital Photographer’s Guide [ISBN: 978-0-470-11919-8] by Tim Grey. The book instructs readers how to set up a Lightroom environment tailored to their preference, navigate quickly through a group of images with the filmstrip, how to locate, filter, select, and file images by group with the Library, as well as configure grid, loupe and library views.

40 Digital Photography Techniques, 3rd Edition
Professional Children’s Portrait Photography by Lou Jacobs, Jr

Amherst Media ( released Professional Children’s Portrait Photography: Techniques and Images from Master Photographers [ISBN-13: 978-1-58428-205-1 by Lou Jacobs, Jr. The guide includes a variety of strategies for helping children warm up to the camera, building the lighting setup and portrait concepts, selecting clothing, promoting your studio, selling images, building your client base, and achieving your business objectives.