Official Affinity Photo Workbook Now Available

The official Affinity Photo Workbook is now on sale, with a generous introductory discount of 25 percent.

Printed on 488 glossy colour pages, in English and German versions, the hard-cover book is the only official companion to Affinity Photo. It’s packed full of tips, tricks and insights designed to help users make the most of the app on Mac and Windows.

App developer Serif has commissioned professional photographers and digital artists from around the world to create 16 projects which will help readers make full use of the unrivalled range of tools available in Affinity Photo on desktop.

The projects are split into Enthusiast, Commercial, and Creative chapters, supported by free downloadable resources including the original imagery, project snapshots for reference and final project files, allowing users to follow along and recreate the work.

A 48-page hands-on Core Skills section allows users to familiarise themselves with the essential photo-editing techniques the pros use. There’s also a 68-page guide to the user interface of the desktop app, including panels and toolbars.

More than 600 illustrations and app screenshots add to the high-quality look and feel of the book. As an added bonus, for users of the app on Mac or Windows there are five tear-out card keyboard shortcut ‘cheat sheets’ on sturdy card for easy reference.

Publication follows the sell-out success of the Affinity Designer Workbook, the official companion to Serif’s graphic design app, which was published a year ago.

Ashley Hewson, Managing Director of Serif, said, “The Affinity Photo Workbook really is an essential companion to the app on Mac and Windows, and puts the ability and knowledge of professionals at the fingertips of every reader.

“Rather than an A-Z manual, it’s designed to inspire users to create their own unique work in Affinity Photo, by taking inspiration from some amazing projects and advice.

“Because it focuses on professional skills and techniques, the Affinity Photo Workbook will still be completely relevant even when updated versions of the app become available.”

Highlights of the Affinity Photo Workbook include:

  • Enthusiast photo-editing with adjustments, masks, HDR and black and white techniques.
  • Innovative solutions to challenges in night/day urban photography.
  • Recreate Affinity’s iconic Photo panorama for yourself.
  • The popular double exposure effect.
  • Professional food and model retouching.
  • Pro compositing techniques for greater realism.
  • Create and apply raster hair brushes.