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Expert Authors Demo at PhotoPlus Expo 2008

Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) October 21, 2008 -- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. will be present at PhotoPlus Expo this year and will have dozens of new titles as well as some award-winning authors on hand for live demonstrations in booth numbers 967, 969. The PhotoPlus International Conference +Expo 2008 (PPE) will be taking place October 23-25th in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Industry giant Rick Sammon ( will also be appearing. Sammon is a digital photography expert and the author of many books including Rick Sammon's Digital Photography Secrets (John Wiley & Sons; $39.99; Available Now) and Rick Sammon's Canon EOS Digital Rebel Personal Training Photo Workshop DVD (John Wiley & Sons; $19.99; Available Now). Don't miss his appearance Thursday, October 23 from 11:00 - 12:00.

From 2:00-3:00 on Thursday, Rob Sylvan (, author of Photoshop Lightroom 2 For Dummies (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; $29.99; Available Now) will be on-hand. Sylvan is a trainer, instructional designer, writer, Web developer, and photographer. He is a Help Desk Specialist for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals and he's the Site Director for Rob writes the Lightroom-focused "Under the Loupe" column for Photoshop User magazine.

Author and DIY Network Host Erin Manning ( will be appearing Friday, October 24, from 2:00-3:00. She is a veteran photographer, host of DIY's The Whole Picture, and has authored Portrait and Candid Photography Photo Workshop (John Wiley & Sons; $29.99; Available Now). In the book, Manning tells aspiring photographers how to take outstanding photos of people using hundreds of full-color images and step-by-step instructions to inform and inspire.

Photography business guru Dan Heller ( will be available Saturday from 11:30 - 12:00. Heller is the author of A Digital Photographer's Guide to Model Releases: Making the Best Business Decisions with Your Photos of People, Places and Things (John Wiley & Sons; $29.99; Available Now). The author also maintains a comprehensive website of stock photography and a blog pertaining to the photography business (

Author Appearances:

Rick Sammon: Thursday, October 23 from 11:00 - 12:00

Rob Sylvan: Thursday, October 23 from 2:00 - 3:00

Erin Manning: Friday from 2:00 - 3:00

Dan Heller: Saturday from 11:30 - 12:00