Expert Authors Demo at PhotoPlus Expo 2008

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John Wiley & Sons, Inc. will have dozens of new titles as well as award-winning authors on hand for live demonstrations in booth numbers 967, 969.

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. will be present at PhotoPlus Expo this year and will have dozens of new titles as well as some award-winning authors on hand for live demonstrations in booth numbers 967, 969. The PhotoPlus International Conference +Expo 2008 (PPE) will be taking place October 23-25th in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

Industry giant Rick Sammon ( will also be appearing. Sammon is a digital photography expert and the author of many books including Rick Sammon's Digital Photography Secrets (John Wiley & Sons; $39.99; Available Now) and Rick Sammon's Canon EOS Digital Rebel Personal Training Photo Workshop DVD (John Wiley & Sons; $19.99; Available Now). Don't miss his appearance Thursday, October 23 from 11:00 - 12:00.

From 2:00-3:00 on Thursday, Rob Sylvan (, author of Photoshop Lightroom 2 For Dummies (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; $29.99; Available Now) will be on-hand. Sylvan is a trainer, instructional designer, writer, Web developer, and photographer. He is a Help Desk Specialist for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals and he's the Site Director for Rob writes the Lightroom-focused "Under the Loupe" column for Photoshop User magazine.

Author and DIY Network Host Erin Manning ( will be appearing Friday, October 24, from 2:00-3:00. She is a veteran photographer, host of DIY's The Whole Picture, and has authored Portrait and Candid Photography Photo Workshop (John Wiley & Sons; $29.99; Available Now). In the book, Manning tells aspiring photographers how to take outstanding photos of people using hundreds of full-color images and step-by-step instructions to inform and inspire.

Photography business guru Dan Heller ( will be available Saturday from 11:30 - 12:00. Heller is the author of A Digital Photographer's Guide to Model Releases: Making the Best Business Decisions with Your Photos of People, Places and Things (John Wiley & Sons; $29.99; Available Now). The author also maintains a comprehensive website of stock photography and a blog pertaining to the photography business (

If you would like to book an author interview, please contact Ashley Evens at 201.748.6702.

Exhibit hours:
Thursday, October 23
9:00 - 5:00
Friday, October 24
9:00 - 5:00
Saturday, October 25
10:00 - 4:00

Author Appearances:
Rick Sammon: Thursday, October 23 from 11:00 - 12:00
Rob Sylvan: Thursday, October 23 from 2:00 - 3:00
Erin Manning: Friday from 2:00 - 3:00
Dan Heller: Saturday from 11:30 - 12:00

About Wiley
Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Since 1901, Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 350 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry and Peace.

Our core businesses publish scientific, technical, medical and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and websites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's Web site can be accessed at The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.


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