Welcome to the DAM Useful Bookshop

DAM Useful is an independent store for books written by Digital Asset Management expert Peter Krogh and his fellow photographers and collaborators. 

Each title may be offered in multiple formats. Click on any of the books below to see your options. Or return to www.theDAMbook.com.

We're sorry to inform our EU and UK customers that as of December 31, 2020, they will not be able to purchase from our bookshop. We are sorry about this - we see DAM as a global concern.  Once the UK and EU policies get clearer and more straightforward for small companies like us to be in compliance, we hope to return to sharing our books with everyone. 

The 3rd edition has arrived! Establish a wholistic approach to the creation, storage and deployment of your photographic media. 

The DAM Book 3.0 

Available in PDF, DVD and Paperback.


A comprehensive step-by-step course that brings clarity and simplicity to your photo system. Build an image library knowing your collection rests on strong foundations.

Organizing Your Photos
with Lightroom 5

Available in Paperback, EPUB, PDF & DVD


comprehensive step-by-step course for equipment selection, photo preparation, scanning workflow, tagging, curation and digital photo management.

Digitizing Your Photos
with Your Camera and Lightroom 

Available in Paperback, PDF, EPUB, DVD & USB

Create solid multi-catalog workflow using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5. 

Multi-Catalog Workflow with Lightroom 5

Available in EPUB, PDF & DVD


Steve Uzzell's photographic work serves as a universal blueprint for problem solving.

 Open Roads Open Minds 

by Steve Uzzell

Available in Paperback & PDF