Doug has had an interest in photography since the age of 10, where his father (also a keen snapper) would take him out with camera in hand to shoot local scenes. After school, he gained a diploma in printing at Heidelberg in Germany and also had military experience in the British Army as an infantryman.
He retrained as a journalist at the London School of Journalism (then housed at the old Elephant and Castle London College of Printing, attaining a Certificate in Periodical Journalism.
Doug has had over 28 year’s experience as a journalist, author, photographer, and digital camera and technology tester. He is the author of the UK’s No1 and best-selling The Digital Photography Handbook, now in it’s sixth fully updated edition and has sold over 1.5-million copies worldwide in 19 languages.
He’s also authored a pocket guide to better camera phone photography called Snap It!, and was a technical advisor to John Freeman on the Digital SLR Handbook.
Doug wrote and presented a digital photography DVD show called, appropriately enough, Doug Harman’s Guide to Digital Photography and as well as a professional photography, Doug teaches photography and photography technique.
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