Tom Ang is well known as a digital photographer and author
Field Guide to DK's Digital Photography Books by Tom Ang
Here's a guide to help you distinguish between my various books:
Handbook is a one-stop shop for the beginner. It starts with the very basics, and then covers lots of
ground from camera techniques, different subjects and image manipulation.
How To Photograph
Absolutely Everything is for the complete beginner, but the techniques work for any level. It covers a very
wide range of subjects and situations, presenting basic techniques and approaches over and over again.
Photographer concentrates on ideas and approaches. It assumes you have some experience and want to
Masterclass is like having a work-shop with me. Written for the experienced, beginners also find it helpful.
I introduce a topic, discuss various approaches, and then set you an assignment.
Digital Photography Essentials lays out all the basics, much of it in bite-sized step-by-step, profusely
illustrated, virtually all brand-new shots. All at beginner to intermediate experience will find it useful.
Tom Ang was Senior Lecturer in Photographic Practice at the University of Westminster, London for over 12
and has worked as a technical and picture editor on many specialist magazines. He is also a film-maker for Getty
Images and was presenter of the successful TV series 'A Digital Picture of Britain' for BBC4 and BBC2.
His own photography - both digital and traditional - has been widely exhibited. He has contributed regularly to
magazines such as What Digital Camera? and The British Journal of Photography, and now writes for
MacUser magazine. Tom won the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award for his photographic coverage of the Marco Polo
Expedition, which pioneered the modern land crossing from Europe to China via Central Asia.
Tom is the author of 14 books including Tao of Photography, Dictionary of Photography and Digital
Imaging, Digital Photography, Silver Pixels, Picture Editing, Photoshop for
Photography and the bestselling Digital Photographer's Handbook.
Tom now lives in London.