In addition to my extensive freelance portfolio, I've had the privilege of working on a large number of fantastic book projects; Some I've written myself, whist for others I was pulled in as an editorial resource, either to help get the book back on track, to guest-write part of the book, or to ensure that the technical side of the book is fully up to scratch.
Below, you'll find an overview of some of the projects I have worked on over the past few years.
Author: Haje Jan Kamps
Written by Reamaze & Friends, published by Reamaze AUG 2013
Hey! We are Reamaze. We wrote the book on Customer Support. Literally.
We're passionate about Customer Support so we set out to document our experiences in a book centered on best practices.
Our book includes interviews with some of the top customer support organizations in the industry and shows you what it takes to deliver consistent, high-level support, whether you're a one person startup (more about this book
Written by Haje Jan Kamps, published by Ilex Press Nov 2013
Over the course of a decade, the Ilex Photo team has won a deserved reputation as a world-beating publisher of practical titles for photographers.
With The Ilex Introduction to Photography, and highranking photographer-blogger Haje Jan Kamps, the Ilex Photo team has made the definitive first book for owners of all cameras including compacts, DSLRs, smartphones and the new smartcameras. More about (more about this book
Written by Haje Jan Kamps, published by ILEX Press Jun 2013
Written by Haje Jan Kamps, published by Focal Press Sep 2012
Written by Haje Jan Kamps, published by Focal Press Sep 2012
Written by Haje Jan Kamps, published by Pixiq/Ilex Press Apr 2012
When it comes to cameras, E.V.I.L. is good! E.V.I.L. stands for Electronic-Viewfinder, Interchangeable-Lens--and it's the most innovative, hottest, and stylish type of camera to hit the photography market in the past five years.
Hip amateurs and professionals alike are snatching these cameras up, and this book is tailored specifically to today's trend-setting users. Creative E.V.I.L. Photography (more about this book
Written by Haje Jan Kamps, published by Focal Press May 2011
Written by Haje Jan Kamps, published by Wiley Jul 2007
Macro, or close-up, photography is gaining popularity, and this book covers all of the challenges associated with taking great close-ups: depth of field, focus, and exposure. Copublished with Photoworkshop.com, a leading online educational resource for both beginning and professional photographers, this task-oriented reference allows readers to learn by doing and offers outstanding examples and (more about this book
Written by Haje Jan Kamps, published by Kamps Consulting Nov 2007
In front of you, five hyperactive men with guitars, drums, and microphones. Behind you, five thousand fans. In your hands, a camera.
You're going to need more than just a little bit of good luck to pull this one off. That's where this book comes in.
With nearly a hundred fantastic gig photos, and a ton of info about how to get involved in taking photos like this yourself, you can't go wrong. Read (more about this book
Written by Haje Jan Kamps, published by Kamps Consulting Oct 2007
Project Editor: Haje Jan Kamps
Written by Bob Davis, published by Wiley May 2010
Author Bob Davis is a photographer whose high-profile clients include Oprah Winfrey and Eva Longoria, and whose work has appeared in Time, O Magazine, and People. Along with his invaluable professional advice, this beautiful full-color book includes a DVD featuring portions of his workshop curriculum.
He covers the elements of lighting and shares his two-strobe technique that will enable you to create (more about this book
Written by Richard Sammon, published by Wiley 2008
Technical Editor: Haje Jan Kamps
Written by J. Dennis Thomas, published by Wiley Sep 2013
From cereal boxes to billboards to photos on Amazon, product photos have a strong impact on viewers. Now you can master the secrets of effective product photography with this essential guide.
Author J. Dennis Thomas guides you through the basics, from selecting the right equipment and practicing different lighting techniques to controlling exposure, using backgrounds and props, and much more. Whether (more about this book
Written by Michele Celentano, published by John Wiley & Sons Jan 2013
Family photographs are a staple of both amateur and professional photography. While always in demand, they also pose a unique set of challenges. In this book, Canon Explorer of Light Michele Celentano guides beginning- to intermediate-level photographers around the common pitfalls and helps them learn how to get top-quality shots every time.From getting families organized and directing the (more about this book
Written by Rosh Sillars, published by Wiley Publishing
Written by Jeff Wignall, published by Wiley July 2012
Written by Alan Hess, published by Wiley Dec 2011
Finally! A resource that sheds light on the unique challenges of night and low-light photography
With their unique sets of challenges, night and low-light photography are often touted as some of the most difficult and frustrating genres of digital photography. This much-needed guide demystifies any murky topics provides you with all the information you need to know from choosing the right gear (more about this book
Written by Peter Carr, published by Nov 2011
Written by Erin Manning, published by Wiley Nov 2011
Written by Jeff Wignall, published by Wiley Aug 2011
Written by Ginny Felch, published by Wiley Aug 2011
Written by Chris Bucher, published by May 2011
Written by Pete Saloutos, published by Wiley Apr 2011
Written by Erin Manning, published by Wiley May 2011
Most digital photo buffs have thought about turning their hobby into a side business, but building a successful business takes more than passion and photographic skill. Erin Manning knows how, and she shares her expertise in this nuts-and-bolts guide.
Manning, host of the DIY Network’s The Whole Picture, shows you how to identify and act on opportunities, make a business plan, and manage your (more about this book
Written by Nat Coalson, published by Wiley May 2011
Written by Glen Johnson, published by Wiley Jun 2011
Written by Pete Carr and Robert Correll, published by Wiley Jun 2009
Written by Alan Hess, published by Wiley Sep 2010
Written by Harold Davis, published by Wiley Nov 2009
Written by Alan Hess, published by Wiley Nov 2009
Exposure is the number one topic that digital photographers want to know about. This full-color book fits in your camera bag and provides all the information you need on this very important aspect of digital photography.
Exposure involves combining ISO, aperture, and shutter speed in different variations to accomplish your vision of the perfect image. Exposure Digital Field Guide takes you through (more about this book
Contributor: Haje Jan Kamps
Written by Lynne Eodice, published by Wiley Oct 2007