Hey gang, Brad Moore here with lots of news and updates!

Help-Portrait on The Grid TODAY at 2:00pm
Tune in live today at 2:00pm for a special episode of The Grid with Jeremy Cowart! Jeremy’s dropping by to talk about Help-Portait, the movement that encourages photographers to give back to their community by helping people in need. You can find out more at Help-Portrait.com and by tuning in today at 2:00p!

Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers Available for Pre-Order
Photoshop Guy Corey Barker’s first solo book is at the printer and will be in-stock soon. Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers is jam-packed with amazing design tips in CS5 and it’s really one of the first books of its kind because it’s all about design. Whether you want to create eye-popping commercial effects for client projects or take your own photos and turn them into something mind blowing, it’s covered in Corey’s new book. Reserve your copy here and we’ll ship it to you as soon as it arrives (early December, well in time for the holidays).

11-28-11 is Cyber Monday. Mark Your Calendar Now. It’s Gonna Be Big.
You’ve heard of Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, right? Well meet the online equivalent: Cyber Monday (the Monday after Thanksgiving weekend). We’re pretty much going to be giving away the farm with kick butt deals on books, DVDs, online classes, NAPP memberships and Photoshop World. Get a sneak peek here and then come back on Cyber Monday and get a killer deal or two on the world’s best Photoshop training.

Light It. Shoot It. Retouch It. Live!
Scott will be bringing his tour to Seattle this coming Monday, November 21 and Washington DC on Dec 2. There are only two more dates left for the tour this year, so make sure you sign up now!

KelbyTraining.com
The latest addition to the KelbyTraining.com library is Scott Kelby’s Crushing The Composition class. We’ve already gotten a ton of great feedback from viewers saying it’s changed the way they approach photography! Check out this video about the class:

Manfrotto School of Xcellence with Drew Gardner
When The Grid is finished today, make sure you check out Drew Gardner’s webinar, Traveling Light, at 3:00p Eastern, for hints and tips for photographers traveling by air.

Topaz 5 Webinars
Topaz Adjust™ just got better! The just-released Adjust™ 5 features an intuitive selective brush, 5 preset collections with over 100 new presets, preset stacking,  transparency control, a new finishing touches tab and lots more! These new productivity-increasing tools offer you a more professional workflow experience with unlimited flexibility and customization. Head over to TopazLabs.com for the webinar schedule, and join Nichole Pascal as she introduces you to the new tools, improved interface and all that Adjust™ 5 has to offer!

That’s it for today. See you at 2:00pm on The Grid!