Finally! A Book Announcement! “A World in HDR”

I am very excited to announce an HDR Book entitled “A World in HDR”!  It’s a 216-page book that should be everything you have been waiting for. The vast majority of the book contains select pieces from the portfolio along with extended descriptions, tips, and more information about how the photo was achieved. The second part of the book contains the HDR Tutorial along with a few bonus steps to help you get extra oomph in your creations!

Pre-Order Now Available

The book is now available for pre-order. It will be out at least a month before Christmas, although the exact street date depends on the publisher, Peachpit / New Riders. We will inform you as the date becomes more solid.

This has been a long process, and we have been looking at four different publishing partners. Peachpit had the strongest offering, and I am excited to work with them. We wanted to bring you the highest quality book by partnering with world-class organizations. These guys are very strong in this space and currently dominate the top 10 books in the booming photography category.

Two Exclusive Options

We are offering two options exclusively here on Stuck In Customs for pre-ordering. The first package is an autographed book. The second premium package includes an autographed book and a signed 9×9 and numbered exclusive print. This print will only be available in the pre-order premium package and then never be available again. We will shut down all online autographed book sales after the book hits the street. So, be sure to grab yours today! My family and I thank you in advance!

Your pre-order options are below. We are not accepting International orders at this time, but perhaps soon!

A World in HDR - The Book Announcement (by Stuck in Customs)

Inside the Book

The rich cover and interiors have been designed by the great French designer Fabien Barral, who also did the graphic design for the website. We have spared no expense in bringing you the highest quality book! More photos of the interior and other tidbits will be revealed in the next few months as we get closer to release.

Besides new and extended descriptions with various tips, the book will also feature several previously unpublished photos.

Because I like to teach by example, the book will feature over 100 photos that I consider to be some excellent examples of “HDR done right”. Whenever possible, I include tips and tricks and discuss the conditions of the shot. Often times, I also talk freely about various subjects that are related and help describe more about the way I think about these things. There are many thoughts and questions around human nature, the arts, science, religion, and more. This style has sprung up from the wonderful congenial and conversational style that has helped make this community so fun and exciting. I thank you all for your involvement, your passion, and your feedback. I appreciate it very much.

The Press Release:

If you’d like to read the full press release, head on over to the aptly named “Press Releases” area!

A selection of Images from the book

Farewell India

Adventuring Deeper into Patagonia (by Stuck in Customs)

The Lonely Road to the Dinosaur Dig (by Stuck in Customs)

Puzzling Over Beauty (by Stuck in Customs)

Anyone want to join me at the beach for a good conversation?

Merry D3Xmas from Trey and Stuck In Customs!

The Grassy Roof in the Central Icelandic Farms (by Stuck in Customs)

The Lonely Trinity (by Stuck in Customs)

Hong Kong from The Peak on a Summer Night

Camel in the Wild

The river that ran through Lyon at midnight

The Bombing of Dresden

The Open Road

I've reached the end of the world

A Godly Dance at the Taj

Chicago Thaws into Spring (by Stuck in Customs)

The Icy Pit to Hell (by Stuck in Customs)

An Icelandic Horse in the Wild (by Stuck in Customs)

  • Congratulations good sir!

  • Pit


    which of your pictures will be the signed one?
    Or will we be able to choose one?

    Congratulations btw. 🙂

  • congrats!..I wonder how long it will take to reach New Zealand and how much would be the shipping cost?

  • Deb

    YAY!!! a book!! Finally! I knew it was only a matter of time before that happened for you. Congratulations!!! You truly deserve all the rewards of success because of all your hard work and generous sharing with all the rest of us. Thank you and I am looking forward to getting my hands on the book!

  • Congrats, Trey! This is very exciting news indeed! I’m curious as well about the autographed print option – will we be able to choose?

  • WOW… that is great Trey!
    Congrats for the book and for the awesome work. 🙂

    Do you deliver books to Brazil? 😉

  • This is the first thing on my christmas list. No question. Your work gets me hot.


  • Wow, congratulations, Trey. Hope this post shows up, third try.
    I ordered the book for someone who is interested in your methods and the print for me. I would like either the “Ice Lake in Yellowstone” or ” The cabin with the horse in yellowstone”. Hope my post shows up this time. It may be on here three times now, lol.
    And a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY, and many more. I wrote on your facebook wall just in case this doesn’t make it to facebook either!!!

  • Thanks all!

    Pit – We will choose a good one for you – they all can’t be different I’m afraid — but it will be a good one… no worries.

    Ankit – New Zealand! That is an upcoming destination for me 🙂 Let me check on this delivery from fulfillment. – should not be a problem.

    Deb – thank you!

    Gisele – Will let you know 🙂 How are things at Abduzeedo?

    Skyler – haha you are funny

    Gail – Great – thanks! I don’t know which 9×9 print will be in there yet, but it will be a good one… no worries! 🙂

  • Suzi

    What a coincidence – my top three faves of your work are ALL in the group in this post! :o) I’m jazzed about the book, Trey! Will definitely be ordering.

  • Brad Truxell

    That is really great news! I was hoping you would have a printed version of the BEST HDR tutorial on the web. I look forward to getting a copy of your book in the next few months!

  • Too cool, Trey. Congrats! I’ll be spreading the word as far as I can.

    You want to bring a box of these to the August photo sig to sign and sell?

  • Thanks all hehe…

    Suzi – Cool – lucky grouping then!

    Brad – Glad you like the tutorial – I try hard to keep it the best!

    Alex – Well it won’t be out yet in August… closer to the end of the year more likely.

  • casusan

    Wow! Wonderful news Trey! It’s going to be fantastic – am so happy for you – you deserve it! HBD!!

  • Fantastic news Trey…. I used to always wonder if there is a book format apart from the tutorials of yours. Do you also have a Soft Book option?

  • Matthew Gaston

    wow alright this is a great way to start my day!

    Can’t wait to get my hands on this book:)

    btw congrats!

  • Jparkes1

    Trey, I have to say first CONGRATULATIONS!!! I have many of your works as my desktop, in rotation, and so many of my friends and family have been turned on to your work. The book and a signed print? I can’t wait!!!
    I have been nominated by my girls, 4&6, to gently break the news to you that they are scared of your online ID pic, why this scares them I don’t know, why they insist I tell you… well I don’t know that either, but as the father of little girls you well know that we men cannot fathom the minds of princess like children. They also make me keep your Christmas tree picture on my computer as often as possible.
    Just thought you’d like to know, and …. I’m sorry I was forced to disrespect your ID picture, I am often shamed into things by the girls in my life… sigh’s.

  • nice one!
    just curious – do you deliver to the former yugoslavian republic of macedonia?

  • Will there be discounts for ordering 3 or more or something like that? (one for me, one for you and you and…)
    Looks great Trey, can’t wait.

  • Wow, fantastic! I just ordered my Premium copy 🙂

  • Your work has been an inspiration, and your tutorial is what allowed me to learn HDR. I am now eagerly awaiting a copy of your new book! Thank you!

  • Mike Diblicek

    Hi Trey,

    Congratulations on your first book, i guess it was only a matter of time.
    Off to order the super deluxe version.

    Thanks for all the great work and inspiration, and also thanks for all the time you put into this blog for us admirers and fans.

    All the best


  • Thanks everyone!

    Sathya – Yes it is a paperback (soft) book. Is that what you mean?

    Jparkes – that is funny hehe… you mean the little monkey?

    Dan – We are not doing international shipments yet.

    So – we may turn on International Shipping in a bit – if the crack staff here can get it figured out… so many countries and so many shipping options! For those of you that slipped in before we turned it off, we will be in contact with you about the best way to get it shipped – thanks!

  • Holy Cow!! Now that is some absolutely superb news. Congratulations, my friend. I am sorely tempted to place my preorder right now, but will instead ask my wife and daughters to get this for me for Christmas. My wife has (rightly so) blasted me over the years for buying all my toys for myself, without allowing them the chance to have the option of gifting the things I would like to me for Christmas, birthday or Father’s Day. This time, I WILL show restraint and put this at the top of my wishlist Can’t wait to see what the autographed print will end up being.

    Best regards;
    Jacques (aka fotofreq on flickr)

  • Congratulations, Trey. Excellent choice on Peachpit. They’re true professionals.

  • No internacional yet? 🙁

  • Trey-If you coming to New Zealand..queenstown is your destination plus you gota come to wellington and let me know when you’re here!!..might as well bring the book with you.

  • Congrats on the book. Once the international shipping is open, I’ll be making an order.

  • Congrats Trey. Good luck with the book release.

  • I totally called this like a month ago. Way to go Trey!

  • Thanks! Yes I think the book will be a lot of fun for all of us….

    Igor – no international yet…

    Tom – Yes – your spidey-senses were right!

  • oops I meant a E-book sort Trey? sorry if the soft book was confusing.

  • I’ve ordered mine! Can’t wait!! WOOHOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Ordered mine from your site. Really looking forward to it.

  • Jason

    Congrats on the book coming together. It would be nice if international is considered as I know I for one would be interested in purchasing and I am located in Australia.

  • Awww man, just tried to order it, wont let me, because I live in China. 🙁
    Not fair! I want a premium one!

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  • Albert

    Congratulations on the book! I really love your works and your generosity in sharing your ideas and tips. Hope international shipping would be available, because I’m definitely going to buy it if it does.

  • Stuart Reid

    What do we want?
    We want international shipping.
    When do we want it?


  • Thanks all… workin’ on the international bit! 🙂

  • Facebook User

    Congratz on the Book!!

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