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New Book by Rocky Nook Author Dennis Savini, The Masterclass:
Professional Studio Photography, Reveals the Tips, Tricks, and Secrets
to Successful Studio Photography
Santa Barbara, CA—November 20, 2012—Rocky Nook, Santa Barbara’s leading
publisher of books on the techniques and aesthetics of digital photography, announces its
new release Masterclass: Professional Studio Photography by Dennis Savini. The book
provides a comprehensive workshop on studio photography for professionals and
aspiring professionals, and reveals the tips, tricks, and secrets the author has discovered
throughout his career. The book covers an array of photographic subjects, including still
life, industry, technology, food, jewelry, portrait photography, and more.
Included in this large-format, hardcover book are the concepts of studio planning, lighting,
perspective, and camera and lens choices, followed by workshops that entail 50 full-page
photographic masterpieces, each with a detailed description of how the image was
created. The author walks the reader through each step leading to each magnificent
studio shot as he describes and illustrates the camera and equipment specs, diagrams of
studio setups and lighting arrangements, and post-processing techniques.
Masterclass: Professional Studio Photography
by Dennis Savini
Published by Rocky Nook
978-1937538071, 240 pages, $59.95 US
Hardcover 11.3” x 8.9” x 0.8”
To order visit firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-889-8969
About the Author
Dennis Savini is a professional photographer based in Zurich, Switzerland. He has trained
apprentices and taught workshops for professionals both in Switzerland and abroad for
over thirty years. Dennis is also a partner and course instructor at cap-fotoschule, a
photography school in Zurich, where he trains future professional photographers.
About Rocky Nook
Rocky Nook, Inc., is affiliated with dpunkt.verlag, the leading publisher of technology
books based in Heidelberg, Germany. Since its inception in 2006, Rocky Nook has
cornered the market on technological advances in the digital photography workflow. Their
mission is to demystify cutting-edge developments in digital photography and its modern
developments, such as imaging and computer technology, and to provide outstanding
image quality and practical instruction to both amateur and professional photographers
that will enhance creativity, efficiency, and skill. For more information contact
Rocky Nook’s publications are distributed worldwide by O’Reilly Media.