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    Best Lightroom 2 Book

    Hi Everyone.
    Can anyone tell me which is the best book to get for Lightroom 2 and why.
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    Scott Kelby's " Adobe photoshop Lightroom for digital photographers"

    Why:

    * It is easy to follow
    * It has step-by-step instructions
    * Some great tips
    * At the back there is some guides on workflow for different Genre
    * You don't need to read the whole book, you can just jump to a page and learn how to do that task
    * You will read the whole book, cause he presents his books so well that you end up reading them, and learning a lot.
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    Thanks Rick. That one is sure on my list of must have's.

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    Its good OK

    I also think the eBook Lightroom Digital Workflow my Michael Clark is also great
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    Thanks Darren. This is what I wanted - more than one choice. I will check it out tomorrow - fishpond is offline at the moment.

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    Martin Evening's Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 Book is another excellent reference. It's bit more technical (and a couple hundred pages longer!) than Kelby's. Whether it's the best though depends on what you want to get out of it I guess.
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    Would have to agree with Rick on this one, have a couple of Kelby's books and all are easy to read and understand, Lightroom was a bit hard to get my head around until I got this book.
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    Thanks DeaconZane & Michael. Don't want anything too technical just really a do this and this happens book. I'm getting to old to go into all that technical stuff it clogs up my busy brain too much.

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    I have Martin Evening's book and like it, but I have heard that it is best read after Kelby's book.
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    I have to agree about the Scott Kelby books. I have the lightroom book, it is simple to understand and written for photographers.

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    Thanks Bill and andrew.

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    Your local library can get these books to test before you buy. I had the Scott Kelby's book for 8 weeks; I need to get it again.

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    Thanks Ian, I will check out the library tomorrow.

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