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About the Author - Pg. vii

About the Author Scott is Editor, Publisher, and co-founder of Photoshop User magazine, Editor-in-Chief of Layers magazine (the how-to magazine for everything Adobe), and is the co-host of the weekly video podcasts DTown TV (the weekly show for Nikon dSLR shooters) and Photoshop User TV. He is President of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), the trade association for Adobe® Photoshop® users, and he's President of the software training, education, and publishing firm Kelby Media Group. Scott is a photographer, designer, and award-winning author of more than 50 books, including The Digital Photography Book, volumes 1 and 2, The Adobe Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers, Photo- shop Down & Dirty Tricks, The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers, Photoshop Classic Effects, The iPod Book, and The iPhone Book. For five years straight, Scott has been honored with the distinction of being the world's #1 best-selling author of all computer and technology books, across all categories. His books have been translated into dozens of different languages, including Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Polish, Taiwanese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Turkish, and Portuguese, among others, and he is a recipient of the prestigious Benjamin Franklin Award. Scott is Training Director for the Adobe Photoshop Seminar Tour, and Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo. He's featured in a series of training DVDs and online courses, and has been training photographers and Adobe Photoshop users since 1993. For more information on Scott and his photography, visit his daily blog at Scott Kelby vii