- Technical Editor -


A full-color reference-and-DVD package covers shooting and editing a successful multimedia project.

With the introduction of dSLRs with high definition video functionality, a new world of multimedia capture has been opened to digital photographers. This book shows you how to embrace the exciting new option of photo fusion, by incorporating digital video content with your photography.

The author duo guides you through creating seamless multimedia presentations that maximize both still-frame and video photography functions on your dSLR. From the setting up and shooting, to downloading, editing and presenting a multimedia project, this book clearly explains how to move beyond stills into the exciting world of multimedia creation.

  • Encourages you to embrace the exciting possibilities of photo fusion in the field of wedding photography
  • Explains how to incorporate digital video content with photography
  • Walks you through all of the necessary steps for shooting and editing a memorable multimedia creation
  • Details every aspect involved in setting up, shooting, downloading, editing, and presenting a multimedia project
  • Features more than 200 color images and an indispensible DVD of inspiring examples


Packed with more than 200 stunning images and featuring a 45-minute DVD, Photo Fusion presents you with inspiration and instruction so you can create your own multimedia projects.

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

iPhone 5 Up and Running

a lifetime of learning

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

My HTC EVO 3D

My Samsung Galaxy Tab

My Amazon Fire Phone

iPad for Digital Photographers

As a technical author, I write and edit intermediate to advanced level training books for consumer technology. this includes proposing, planning, developing, and writing each book from concept to completion. I create technical illustrations, and screenshots, as well as conceptualize art and work with creative departments to convey difficult concepts in an easily understood visual manner.

My Amazon Fire Phone is a comprehensive one-stop guide to the all-new Fire phone, the integrated ecosystem between tablet and phone.
Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Amazon Fire Phone working just the way you want. Learn how to:


  • Navigate your Fire phone's hardware and interface
  • Configure the phone application
  • Use text and multimedia messaging
  • Set up the Email application
  • Stay connected by managing contacts
  • Simplify your life using the Time, Weather, and Calendar apps
  • Get the most from the Prime Music and Instant Video apps
  • Manage music and videos, and sync media with your computer
  • Read, listen, and mange books
  • Connect to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Networks
  • Optimize your web browsing experience with the Silk Browser
  • Capture, store, view, and share photos
  • Navigate using Maps
  • Enhance your Fire phone with apps
  • Customize your Fire phone
  • Properly maintain and troubleshoot your Fire phone

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to HTC EVO™ 3D photos that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into problems or limitations with your HTC EVO 3D. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your HTC EVO 3D, the Android OS, and the 4G service. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your HTC EVO™ 3D working just the way you want.  Learn how to:


  • Quickly get comfortable with EVD 3D, glasses-free 3D, and the Android OS
  • Customize your EVO 3D’s hardware and software
  • Play music and videos, and sync media with your computer
  • Capture stunning 3D and 2D photos and video
  • Connect to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and secure VPNs
  • Communicate, manage, and synchronize contacts and appointments
  • Capture, store, view, and share photos with both EVO 3D cameras
  • Set up and maximize Gmail, POP3, and IMAP email accounts
  • Optimize your web browsing experience
  • Configure the phone application and Google Voice
  • Efficiently manage all your calls, contacts, and messages
  • Video chat with EVO 3D’s front-facing camera
  • Find, choose, install, and work with new Android apps
  • Squeeze out more hours of battery life
  • Properly maintain and troubleshoot your EVO 3D
  • Keep your HTC EVO 3D up-to-date and running smoothly

Photo Fusion: A Wedding Photographers Guide
​to Mixing Digital Photography and Video

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to photos that show you exactly what to do with the Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, Galaxy Tab 3 8.0, and Galaxy Tab 3 7.0.

Help when you run into Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 problems or limitations
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 working just the way you want. Learn how to: 

  • Navigate Samsung Galaxy Tab 3's Android operating system
  • Retrieve, play, and manage music, video, podcasts, and audiobooks
  • Use Google Play as a portal to movies and TV content
  • Capture higher quality photos and video
  • Surf the Web quickly with the built-in browser
  • Simplify your life with the Calendar and Contacts
  • Send email, text, and multimedia messages
  • Connect your Galaxy Tab 3 to other devices and the cloud
  • Use your Galaxy Tab 3 as an eReader to read books and magazines online
  • Find and share any destination with Maps, Navigation, Local, and Location Sharing
  • Discover, install, maintain, and work with new Android apps and widgets
  • Customize your tablet to reflect your personal style and preferences
  • Keep your Galaxy Tab 3 software up to date, reliable, and running smoothly

The ultra thin, large-display iPhone 5 is one of the hottest-selling devices on Earth. The “Up and Running” series is designed to help you get the most out of your iPhone 5 in the least amount of time. Mac expert Lonzell Watson, author of the bestselling “Teach Yourself Visually iPad” book series, takes you through – step by step – to get the most from your iPhone. No fluff, just what you need to start using the latest and most essential features, fast!

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  • Covers the iPhone 5, and is compatible with the iPhone 4s, and iPhone 4 using iOS 6.
  • Gets you up to speed on the basics: setting up and getting the most from email accounts, loading music, photos, videos, e-books, and more content onto your iPhone 5, enhancing your iPhone with apps, and more.
  • Shows you how to customize your iPhone, manage phone calls, add contacts, manage calendar events, create to-do-lists with Reminders, use FaceTime video calling, use Siri as your personal assistant, get directions using maps, watch and record HD movies, capture and edit high quality photos, and much, much more.
  • Includes tips on protecting your personal information, connecting to wireless devices, text messaging, and keeping your software up to date.


Get the smart basics to start using all that your iPhone has to offer, today! “iPhone 5 Up and Running” was designed for fast learning.


Take Charge of Your Health Through Technology

Technical Authoring & Editing

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to photos that show you exactly what to do with the Galaxy Tab 7.0 and Galaxy Tab 10.1. Help when you run in to Samsung Galaxy Tab problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Tab.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Samsung Galaxy Tab working just the way you want. Learn how to:


  • Get started fast!
  • Navigate Samsung Galaxy Tab’s Android operating system
  • Retrieve, play, and manage music, video, podcasts, and audiobooks
  • Use the Samsung Media Hub as a portal to movies and TV content
  • Capture higher-quality photos and video
  • Surf the Web quickly with the built-in browser
  • Monitor news, weather, and stock prices
  • Simplify your life with the Calendar and Contacts
  • Send email, text, and multimedia messages
  • Use your Galaxy Tab as an Amazon Kindle ebook reader
  • Find any destination with Maps, Navigation, Places, and Latitude
  • Discover, choose, install, and work with new Android apps
  • Extend your Galaxy Tab with add-on hardware and accessories
  • Customize your tablet to reflect your personal style, habits, and preferences
  • Keep your Galaxy Tab up to date, reliable, and running smoothly

My Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

My Health Technology for Seniors is the first easy guide to today's revolutionary health technologies. Learn to use your computer, smartphone, and other devices to manage your health and get help when you need it. Whether it’s sleep, exercise, diet, heart health, diabetes, or asthma, this book shows you how to stay healthier, happier, and in charge of your life. 

With step-by-step instructions, full-color screen shots, and an easy-to-read design, this shows you how to:


  • Succeed at eating right and staying fit with help from new technologies that are fun and easy
  • Sleep better and manage stress more effectively
  • Manage chronic conditions and save money on medications and costly medical procedures
  • Transform your smartphone into a powerful glucose monitor, blood pressure monitor, and medication usage tracker for asthma and COPD management
  • Track, protect, and improve your heart health
  • Use in-home technology to stay safer and prepare for emergencies
  • Get valuable advice and support from online communities
  • Choose online health resources you can trust
  • And much more

Friendly, quick, and 100% practical, My Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is the must-have companion for every Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 user. 

  • Step-by-step instructions with callouts to photos that show you exactly what to do with the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, Galaxy Tab 4 8.0, and Galaxy Tab 4 7.0.
  • Help when you run into Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 problems or limitations.
  • Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.


Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 working just the way you want. Learn how to​:


  • Navigate Samsung Galaxy Tab 4’s Android KitKat operating system
  • Retrieve, play, and manage music, video, podcasts, and audiobooks
  • Use Google Play as a portal to movies and TV content
  • Capture higher quality photos and video
  • Surf the Web quickly with the built-in browser
  • Simplify your life with the Calendar and Contacts
  • Send email, text, and multimedia messages
  • Connect your Galaxy Tab 4 to other devices and the cloud
  • Use your Galaxy Tab 4 as an eReader to read books and magazines online
  • Find and share any destination with Maps
  • Discover, install, maintain, and work with new Android apps and widgets
  • Customize your tablet to reflect your personal style and preferences
  • Keep your Galaxy Tab 4 software up to date, reliable, and running smoothly

Check out my Concept Art & Technical Illustrations!

- Technical Editor -


iPad for Digital Photographers shows you how to leverage the strengths of the iPad to enhance your photography and your business.


Many photographers are turning to the flexible, easy-to-use tools of the iPad and relying on them to wear a variety of hats in their photography business. Whether portable portfolio, editing tool, payment-tracking system, or appointment calendar, the iPad melds together the best attributes of the cell phone and a laptop computer and this unique book highlights them all. With this helpful resource, you'll learn how to get the most out of your iPad to not only improve your business but also enhance your photography. * Details how to use your iPad to schedule client appointments, accept payments, sign model releases, track business expenses, and more * Teaches you how to take advantage of the hi-res display, cellular and WiFi connectivity, and powerful processor to increase efficiency * Covers ways to use the iPad on location with on-the-fly editing techniques * Offers suggestions for using the iPad as a backup storage device and how to use it in the studio * Features a chapter on shooting movies with your iPad

My Health Technology for Seniors: 

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to photos that show you exactly what to do with the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 7.0.

Help when you run into Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 problems or limitations
Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 working just the way you want. Learn how to:

  • Get started fast
  • Navigate Samsung Galaxy Tab 2’s Android operating system
  • Retrieve, play, and manage music, video, podcasts, and audiobooks
  • Use Google Play as a portal to movies and TV content
  • Capture higher quality photos and video
  • Surf the Web quickly with the built-in browser
  • Monitor news, weather, and stock prices
  • Simplify your life with the Calendar and Contacts
  • Send email, text, and multimedia messages
  • Use your Galaxy Tab 2 as an eReader
  • Find and share any destination with Maps, Navigation, Local, and Latitude
  • Discover, install, maintain, and work with new Android apps
  • Extend your Galaxy Tab 2 with add-on hardware and accessories
  • Customize your tablet to reflect your personal style and preferences
  • Keep your Galaxy Tab 2 software up to date, reliable, and running smoothly