Tom Ang is the best-selling author of a dozen books on photography and digital photography, including the Digital Photographer's Handbook and the Digital Video Handbook. His professional back-ground spans technical editorships and editorships of photography magazines, a spell as picture editor on a national newspaper as well as technical journalism for a wide range of photographic and computing magazines. For 12 years he held the post of senior lecturer in photography at the University of Westminster. He specialises in the photography of Central Asia and his work has been exhibited internationally. His photography for the book on the Marco Polo Expedition won the Thomas Cook Award for best Illustrated Travel Book and he was photographer for the 30th edition of the classic Joy of Sex. He is now works as a photographer, consultant and author.