Over the years, I have been asked how I get images to come out the way they do. It's honestly been a lot of trial and error, but also a lot of research. Below you will find links to books, sites and other resources that I have found valuable on my constant travels of learning and honing my skills.
The Library of Congress: Guide to Preservation Matting and Framing
The American Society of Media Photographers

Essential Reading:
"Understanding Exposure" by Bryan Peterson
"Understanding Shutter Speed" by Bryan Peterson
"Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers" by Martin Evening
"The Magic of Digital Nature Photography" by Rob Sheppard
"Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Digital Photography" (Lark Photography Book Series) by Ferrell McCollough
"Creative Photoshop Portrait Techniques", revised & updated by Duncan Evans
"The Photographer's Lighting Toolbox: A Complete Guide to Gear and Techniques for Professional Results", by Brian Stoppee

"How to Photograph Fireworks Displays" by Darren Rowse

Adobe Photoshop (Photo Editing)
Aurora 2018 HDR Processing Software
Photomatix HDR Processing Software
Luminar 2018 (Photo Editing)
Mister Retro
Topaz Labs Editing Applications
Websitetips.com: PS Actions, Brushes, Patterns, etc.
onOne Perfect Photo Suite 7
Mat Border Calculator 2.0: Excel workbook I enhanced to help with calculating measurements for cutting custom mats

Photoshop Resources/Textures
Free Textures by JoesSistah...
Free Textures by SkeletalMess
Pictures of Nothing (Textures)

PiXimperfect - Photoshop training on YouTube (I highly recommend this channel!)
morgueFile Classroom
Logan Graphic Products: The Complete Guide to the Picture Framing Process

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