profesional reading material
I think the book Photoshop Professional by Dan Margulis would be useful.
The Ansel Adams book in which he discusses 40 (I think that is the number) specific photos would also be useful I believe. In it he talks about many things he does that have digital parallels.
|Devil Rock (Stuttgart, Germany) by cornissimo|
from Neon Signs
|Carla... by lickity split|
from Beautiful caucasian female faces
|Lunar New Year Fireworks by Michael L NYC 99|
|Vatican Basilica by wam7|
from Street lights