Magic Lantern Guides: Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT/EOS 350D by Michael Guncheon (Lark Books, 2005; ISBN: 1-57990-761-X). Learn the ins and outs of this camera from HelpLine columnist Michael Guncheon in a how-to guide that offers practical information, tips and techniques.
PCPhoto Best Tips & Techniques for Digital Photography, edited by Peter K. Burian (Lark Books, 2006; ISBN: 1-57990-697-4). The editors of PCPhoto explain the high-tech components of digital photography, along with tips and advice to help you get the most out of your camera.
Photoshop LAB Color: The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful Colorspace by Dan Margulis (Peachpit Press, 2005; ISBN: 0-321-35678-0). Photoshop users learn the secrets of LAB color in this in-depth guide, which shows you how LAB can help improve images with a few simple tools and techniques.
Surreal Digital Photography by Barry Huggins and Ian Probert (The Ilex Press, 2004; ISBN: 1-59200-389-3). Experience new realms of the digital revolution as experts and artists share how they captured some of their most creative and unusual images.
Wedding Photography: Art, Business & Style, Second Edition by Steve Sint (Lark Books, 2005; ISBN: 1-57990-546-3). This book on wedding photography covers the gamut from getting started and picking the right poses to opening a studio and refining your skills.
Photoshop for Right-Brainers: The Art of Photo Manipulation by Al Ward (John Wiley & Sons, 2005; ISBN: 0-7821-4430-6). Step outside of your Photoshop box and learn how to blend photos, create mirror effects and turn a photograph into a line drawing, oil painting or retro image.
TAKE A DIGITAL DETOUR Spice up a road trip by viewing your pictures on the big screen or watching other media with the Mustek PL8A90T. The portable DVD player has a nine-inch, wide-screen color display and a built-in TV Tuner. Anti-shock protection lets you enjoy programming even on the move. The portable entertainment comes with slots for MMC and SD cards, built-in speakers, two headphone jacks and Dolby Digital. List Price: $350. Contact: Mustek, (949) 788-3600, www.mustek.com.
PROTECT YOUR VALUABLES Ensure the safety of your important prints when they're stored in the Chinle Museum Case by Moab Paper. Available in two sizes, the case opens flat and closes tightly to keep out light and dust. Covered in black book cloth, the case is acid- and lignin-free and moisture-resistant. List Price: $135 (17x22); $150 (24x30). Contact: Moab Paper, (435) 259-3161, www.moabpaper.com.