Looking back at 2016

Looking back at 2016

If there was a way to sum up 2016, it was the year that nothing went quite as planned. The year started out with a shakeup as a book I was contracted to write on the Nikon D500 was canceled due to changes at the publishers parent company. Many of the editors and...
Photoshop World 2016 – Viva Las Vegas

Photoshop World 2016 – Viva Las Vegas

My first Photoshop World was back in 2002 when i went as an attendee. It changed the way I used Photoshop and it motivated me to take my photography to the next step. In 2009 I was invited to present at Photoshop World in Las Vegas for the first time and I just...
Photoshop World 2015 – Recap

Photoshop World 2015 – Recap

What a week! I’m back in San Diego after a crazy whirlwind week at Photoshop World in Las Vegas. This was my eleventh time as an instructor, so here are my top 11 moments from Photoshop World 2015. I have also added some photos that I took over the week in Las...
My Photoshop World 2015 Schedule

My Photoshop World 2015 Schedule

Photoshop World is just a few weeks away and this year looks to be one of the best ever. This year I am presenting on a wide variety of subjects both before the conference, during the conference and on the expo floor. Here is the breakdown of my presentations: Monday,...
Photoshop World 2014 Las Vegas Edition

Photoshop World 2014 Las Vegas Edition

Last week I attended Photoshop World in Las Vegas. It was an amazing week of Photoshop and photography instruction along with a huge dose of motivation to come back home and create. It was also a personal milestone as it was the 10th Photoshop World as an instructor....
Photoshop World 2014 – Atlanta

Photoshop World 2014 – Atlanta

Another Photoshop World is in the bag. This year Photoshop World was held in Atlanta for the first time and it was a great experience. This was my ninth time as an instructor, but the first time that I taught in the actual Photoshop track. More on that a little later....
Photoshop World – Atlanta 2014

Photoshop World – Atlanta 2014

It’s hard for me to believe but Photoshop World is less than 2 months away. For the first time ever, Photoshop World will be held in Atlanta at the Cobb Galleria Centre. And for the first time, i have a special discount code that will get you $50 off the...
Adobe steps up.

Adobe steps up.

There has been a lot made of the Adobe Creative Cloud subscription business model. Mainly that the deal wasn’t great for photographers. It was a great deal for those working in creative fields where they used two or more of the Adobe products, but for...
Photoshop World 2013 – Las Vegas recap

Photoshop World 2013 – Las Vegas recap

Last week was Photoshop World in Las Vegas. This was the eighth Photoshop World I have attended as an instructor and my tenth overall. It is a fantastic conference that I think every photographer or digital artist should go to art least once. There was a lot of great...
Photoshop CC – the plug-in dilemma

Photoshop CC – the plug-in dilemma

At 8pm Pacific time on June 17, Adobe released the new versions of their applications, the Creative Cloud collection. Cue the cheering and applause. OK, that might be a little over enthusiastic. The reality is that you might want to wait on downloading new version of...
Photoshop World – Orlando 2013 recap

Photoshop World – Orlando 2013 recap

Last week was Photoshop World. Thousands of photographers, graphic designers, digital artists, students, teachers, animators, retouchers, and those that just like to experiment with Photoshop gathered in Orlando for four days of inspiration and education. This was my...

Concert Photography at Photoshop World 2013

Photoshop World is coming up in April. This time around it runs from 4/17 to 4/19 in Orlando Florida. There is also a pre-conference workshop day on 4/16. Check out this video for a look at what Photoshop World is all about. This time around I am teaching a concert...
Photoshop World – Washington DC Edition – Day 1

Photoshop World – Washington DC Edition – Day 1

  If you have never been to Photoshop World, then most of this post will seem really bizarre. What other conference puts on a keynote that changes themes every year, hires professional impersonators, produces fake commercials and gets Adobe to showcase its new...
Backstage at the PhotoshopWorld keynote

Backstage at the PhotoshopWorld keynote

If you have ever been to a Photoshop World, you know what a production the keynote is. If you haven’t been to a Photoshop World, the next one is in Washington DC for the first time and I am sure will be something memorable. The last Photoshop World took place in...

Photoshop World 2011 Orlando – Expo

There are two distinct parts to Photoshop World; the classes and the Expo. The expo floor is where the sponsors get to ply their wares. It is also the place where people can talk to the actual people who create the products that we use everyday. I wanted to do a post...