Designer, journalist, and imaging expert Helmut Kraus is based in D sseldorf, Germany. As an author of numerous magazine articles and reference books, he has been closely watching the development of digital communication and production tools since their beginnings. His work focuses on the progressing evolution of visual techniques, especially the effects of digital photography and digital imaging on graphic design.
Based in Bad Homburg, Germany, information designer Rainer Dorau specializes in user interface design and user assistance systems where digitalphotography touches his daily work in various ways. For many years the committed photo enthusiast has been contributing to numerous book projects on digital imaging, both as a writer and a layout designer. His passion for digital photography emanates from his fascination for modern technologies and his enjoyment of photographic images.
Once a dedicated student of the works of Shakespeare and Dickens, Rudolf Krahm today works as a freelance translator (English/German) and editor for technical documents and books on digital imaging and photography. As an amateur photographer Krahm started out with an old Agfa Isolette, and then wouldn't let go of his completely manual Nikkormat FT2 for many years until he was swept along by the digital imaging wave. His favorite photo subjects are nature and landscape as well as his family.