'Digital Photo Artist' looks at capturing images using an exciting range of methods - SLR and compact cameras, flatbed scanners, video surveillance equipment and pinhole cameras. Explore the possibilities of digital manipulation, including working with layers and masks, filters, adding textual elements, mixing colour and monochrome, solarisation, lith, sequences and panoramas. Also looks at how to print your images on a wide variety of papers and unusual materials such as canvas and acetate. Includes full instructions on how to approach each digital technique, illustrated with screen grabs of the image manipulation programmes used. The images include portraiture, landscape, still-life and nude images and the following themes are explored; self-image, time, collections, distressed images, repetition, positive/negative, abstract, movement and distortion. 'Digital Photo Art' combines clearly-explained techniques and an exploration of themes in order to inspire the reader and help them to create a portfolio of unique artworks.