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Photoshop World Vegas
What can I say that hasn’t already been said recently that could help you decide to come to Photoshop World Vegas? It’s an amazing conference with amazing instructors, amazing events, and amazing people all around. Just listen to the people in the video above. If you haven’t already booked a flight, you can get some info on travel right here. And if discount airline Allegiant Air flies out of an airport near you, there’s a chance you can get a cheap, direct flight to Vegas!

Leave a comment for your chance to win a free ticket to Photoshop World!

The Art Of Digital Photography with Dave Black
Join Mia McCormick for an inspirational conversation with Dave Black, a world renowned sports photographer with over 30 years of experience. Over the course of an hour Dave and Mia discuss topics that range from getting started in photography to overcoming challenges, from the importance of thinking differently to how to develop your own unique style, and so much more!

Leave a comment for your chance to win a free rental of this class!

Kelby Training Live
Want to spend a day with Scott Kelby or Joe McNally? Check out these seminar tours!

Shoot Like A Pro with Scott Kelby
Aug 27 - San Jose, CA
Sep 13 - Miami Beach, FL
Sep 18 – Livonia, MI (Detroit area)
Sep 20 – Arlington, TX (Dallas/Ft. Worth area)

One Light, Two Light with Joe McNally
Sep 10 - St. Louis, MO
Sep 12 - Kansas City, MO

Lots more dates have been added for the rest of the year, so head over to the Kelby Training Live site to get the full schedule! And leave a comment for your chance to win a ticket to one of these events!

Peter Read Miller Sports Photography Workshop
The Peter Read Miller Sports Photography Workshop returns to Atlanta, GA for the second year. Class will start Monday afternoon October 28 and end on Sunday morning November 3, 2013. If you want to learn from sports photography from the best of the best, this is where you can do it! Join Peter as he teaches you how to photograph football, baseball, volleyball, swimming, and more. You can download a PDF with all of the workshop info right here (right-click and Save Link As if it doesn’t download automatically) and sign up for the workshop right here.

Vincent Versace Workshops in India
Join Vincent Versace next month for some unique workshop opportunities in Banaras (Varanasi), Kolkata, and Mumbai India! Working in conjunction with the Indian talent sharing website Tumbhi, you can choose to do just one or all three! These workshops will involve intense learning, hands on sessions and lots of fun with Vincent and guest instructor Mickey Strand.

You can get more info on these workshops right here, and leave a comment to win a free rental of one of Vincent’s KelbyTraining.com classes!

Winners
Photoshop World Ticket
– Adam Bucci

Zack Arias $5K Challenge Rental
– Patrick Farrington

Kelby Training Live Ticket
– Christopher Arnold

Olloclip
– Tricia Kennedy

If you’re one of the lucky winners, we’ll be in touch soon! Have a great Thursday!

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Photoshop World Vegas
We’re just a few weeks away from Photoshop World Vegas! We’ve put together a series of videos to help people who’ve never been to Photoshop World get an idea of all the things that happen at this one-of-a-kind conference, and you can watch them above. Our very own Larry Becker takes you through everything including the in-depth workshops, the opening keynote, Midnight Madness, the After Hours Party, and much much more.

If you want a chance to win a free ticket to Photoshop World, just leave a comment!

The $5K Challenge with Zack Arias
What could you do photographically with five thousand dollars? Join Zack Arias in The $5K Challenge: Professional Photography On A Budget, as he sets out a challenge to show what can be done on a budget of $5,000. Zack does everything from buying the camera gear to covering his expenses for a weekend of travel in New York City, and even hiring a photo editor to sit down and help him edit his photos down to a tight new body of work. At the end of the project he'll have new gear, an interesting experience, a new portfolio, and money left over to do it again.

Leave a comment for your chance to win a free rental of this class!

Kelby Training Live
Want to spend a day with Scott Kelby or Joe McNally? Check out these seminar tours!

Shoot Like A Pro with Scott Kelby
Aug 16 - San Antonio, TX
Aug 21 - Indianapolis, IN
Aug 27 - San Jose, CA
Sep 13 - Miami Beach, FL

One Light, Two Light with Joe McNally
Sep 10 - St. Louis, MO
Sep 12 - Kansas City, MO

Lots more dates have been added for the rest of the year, so head over to the Kelby Training Live site to get the full schedule! And leave a comment for your chance to win a ticket to one of these events!

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Win An Ice Light from FJ Westcott
Our friends at FJ Westcott are giving away a free Ice Light to one lucky person! All you have to do is go to FJWestcott.com and enter your email address in the box when it pops up. And be sure to check out the video above if you want to see the Ice Light (and its creator Jerry Ghionis) in action!

Olloclip Up for Entrepreneur of 2013
It’s no secret that we’re HUGE fans of the olloclip here at the Kelby offices. That’s why we’re pumped to hear that they’re up for Entrepreneur of 2013 from Entrepreneur Magazine! If you’re also a fan, head on over and watch the video of how Patrick O’Neill came up with the idea for this fantastic iPhone camera accessory and submit your vote!

Leave a comment for your chance to win your very own olloclip!

Winners
Photoshop World Ticket
– Pam Singleton

Lightroom 5 Book for Digital Photographers
– Daniel Buckenmyer
– Jim Kirk
– John Williamson
– Reena Smurf
– Paul P

Tim Wallace Class Rental
– Holger

Kelby Training Live Ticket
– John Price

The Digital Photography Book, Part 1
– Claire Skinner
– James

If you’re one of the lucky winners, we’ll be in touch soon! Have a great Thursday, and come say hi if you’re at the San Antonio or Indianapolis seminars in the next few days!

Stay Where The Instructors Stay at Photoshop World Vegas!
If you’re coming to Photoshop World Vegas, make sure you book your room at Mandalay Bay before tomorrow, August 9 to get the special rate of $142/night and stay where the instructors stay! You can also spring for THE Hotel at Mandalay Bay for an extra $20/night.

You can find all the info right here, and leave a comment for your chance to win a free ticket to the conference!

Photoshop World Photo Contest
Want to win a free pass to Photoshop World, a Kelby Training & NAPP memberships? Check out the Photoshop World Photo Contest! If you share your pictures for the Viewbug contest, the grand prize winner can get their shot published in Photoshop User Magazine AND a ticket to Photoshop World! All you have to do is submit up to three images that best represent great use of Photoshop before August 20, and the best image will be chosen by Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski!

The Lightroom 5 Book for Digital Photographers
Now that Scott’s latest book, The Lightroom 5 Book for Digital Photographers, is shipping, let’s celebrate by giving away FIVE copies to some lucky commenters here on the blog! You can go ahead and order your copy if you want a guarantee that you’ll get one, or leave a comment if you’re feeling lucky!

How To Photograph Car Interiors with Tim Wallace
Have you ever wondered how to light the inside of a car when you hardly have any room to move? Wonder no more and learn from the best in the business! Join Tim Wallace and Scott Kelby as they show you step-by step how to light and shoot a car's interior in How To Photograph Car Interiors. The key to lighting is all about the angles, and once you get the lighting right it frees you up to just focus on nailing the best composition. You'll get to see every step in the process through Tim's eyes as he shares his secrets for setting up the lights, highlighting the important details, and finding the right camera angle to make each automobile look its very best.

Leave a comment for your chance to win a free rental of this class!



Kelby Training Live
Want to spend a day with Scott Kelby or Joe McNally? Check out these seminar tours!

Shoot Like A Pro with Scott Kelby
Aug 16 - San Antonio, TX
Aug 21 - Indianapolis, IN
Aug 27 - San Jose, CA
Sep 13 – Miami Beach, FL

One Light, Two Light with Joe McNally
Aug 9 - Pittsburgh, PA
Sep 10 – St. Louis, MO
Sep 12 – Kansas City, MO

Lots more dates have been added for the rest of the year, so head over to the Kelby Training Live site to get the full schedule! And leave a comment for your chance to win a ticket to one of these events!

The Digital Photography Book, Vol. 1 at Barnes & Noble
The latest edition of The Digital Photography Book, Part 1 is currently being featured on the “Humorous, Helpful, and Odd” table in many Barnes & Noble stores across the country until August 15th! If you haven’t already picked up your copy, head down to Barnes & Noble and pick one up.

If you don’t make it to B&N in time, we’ll give away a couple of copies to two lucky commenters here on the blog next week!

Winners
Photoshop World Ticket
– Lizzypat

Peter Read Miller Class Rental
- AvishaIF

Kelby Training Live Ticket
– em

Brian Smith Book
– El Conde

If you’re one of the lucky winners, we’ll be in touch soon! A bit off topic, but if you’re looking for some music to listen to today, I’d like to recommend my (Brad’s) buddy Matt Hires‘ new album that’s streaming over at USA Today ahead of its release this coming Tuesday. Have a great Thursday!

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Photoshop World – Early Bird Special Ends TOMORROW!
If you’re going to Photoshop World in Las Vegas, make sure you register by tomorrow, August 2, to save $100 on registration! Early Bird registration ends tomorrow, so sign up before it ends to take advantage of this offer. Just by registering for the conference, you’ll also be receiving a 12-month subscription to the full Adobe Creative Cloud! You’ll be getting not just Photoshop, but Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Muse, Encore, and all of the other applications from Adobe for a full year! While you’re registering, make sure you book your stay at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino to stay where the instructors stay!

Leave a comment for your chance to win a full conference pass to Photoshop World!

What Makes A Great Sports Photo with Peter Read Miller
Shooting sports is messy. We all struggle with the same issues and ask the same questions. Where are the best shooting positions? What lens should I be using? How do I know which photos are any good? Join legendary sports photographer Peter Read Miller and Scott Kelby to find the answers to all these questions and more in What Makes A Great Sports Photo on KelbyTraining.com! Peter and Scott go through the particulars of shooting many different types of sports, ranging from football to basketball and swimming to volleyball, as they discuss and dissect what makes a great sports photo in each specific environment. You'll learn the key elements that separate the winners from the losers based on Peter Read Miller's 30 years of experience covering sports all over the world.

Leave a comment for your chance to win a free rental of this class!

Kelby Training Live
Want to spend a day with Scott Kelby, Joe McNally, or Matt Kloskowski? Check out these seminar tours!

Shoot Like A Pro with Scott Kelby
Aug 16 - San Antonio, TX
Aug 21 - Indianapolis, IN
Aug 27 - San Jose, CA

One Light, Two Light with Joe McNally
Aug 7 - Charlotte, NC
Aug 9 - Pittsburgh, PA

Lightroom 5 with Matt Kloskowski
Aug 2 - Hartford, CT

Lots more dates have been added for the rest of the year, so head over to the Kelby Training Live site to get the full schedule! And leave a comment for your chance to win a ticket to one of these events!

Secrets of Great Portrait Photography by Brian Smith
Celebrity portrait photographer Brian Smith was here yesterday as our guest on The Grid, and he left an extra signed copy of his book Secrets of Great Portrait Photography for us to give away! Leave a comment for your chance to win a copy, or go ahead and take advantage of this week’s Peachpit eBook Deal and get it at 40% off!

Winners
Photoshop World Ticket
– Mel Carll

James Schmelzer Class Rental
– Irhad Babic

Kelby Training Live Ticket
– Debi Buck

If you’re one of the lucky winners, we’ll be in touch soon! Have a great Thursday, and don’t forget to sign up for Photoshop World today to save $100!

Photoshop World Webcast – TONIGHT!
Be sure to tune in tonight at 7:00PM ET to get a glimpse of what’s going to be happening at Photoshop World Vegas! The Photoshop Guys will be showing you what they’re teaching at the conference, and we’ll also have tutorials from other instructors! If you have questions, we’ll be talking to you in the live chat and answering them on air. We’ll also be offering an additional discount to people who register during the webcast, and we have some free stuff to give away (including tickets to Photoshop World), so register now to be entered into the drawing for those!

It’s all happening at PhotoshopWorld.com/webcasts tonight at 7:00PM ET, so we’ll see you there (invite your friends too)!

Studio Photography Techniques Using Constant Lighting
Join Master Craftsmen Photographer James Schmelzer in Studio Photography Techniques Using Constant Lighting as he guides you through the transition from strobes to using constant lighting sources. Constant lighting gives us the ability to better read the lighting on the face. James starts off with an introduction into lighting theory, then takes you through the step-by-step process of setting up various types of constant lighting sources, and ways to create different effects with some of the lights that are available today. Constant lighting sources make it fun and easy to experiment, and you'll leave the class feeling inspired to try some of the techniques in your own photography!

Leave a comment for your chance to win a free rental of this class!

Kelby Training Live
Want to spend a day with Scott Kelby, Joe McNally, Ben Willmore, or Matt Kloskowski? Check out these seminar tours!

Shoot Like A Pro with Scott Kelby
July 29 - Colorado Springs, CO
Aug 16 - San Antonio, TX
Aug 21 - Indianapolis, IN
Aug 27 - San Jose, CA

Photographic Artistry with Ben Willmore
July 22 - Cleveland, OH

One Light, Two Light with Joe McNally
July 31 - Virginia Beach, VA
Aug 7 - Charlotte, NC
Aug 9 - Pittsburgh, PA

Lightroom 5 with Matt Kloskowski
Aug 2 - Hartford, CT

Lots more dates have been added for the rest of the year, so head over to the Kelby Training Live site to get the full schedule! And leave a comment for your chance to win a ticket to one of these events!

Free Cross-Processing Lightroom & Photoshop Preset Pack from Nicolesy
Nicole S. Young
, a.k.a. “Nicolesy”, is giving away a free preset pack for Lightroom and Photoshop over in her store! And, as a bonus, her presets also contain an action set for Photoshop CC users, thanks to the new Camera Raw filter. The preset pack will be a FREE DOWNLOAD through Sunday night, so head over there soon to get your copy. And, while you’re there, if you see anything else you like in the store, Nicole has offered a 20% discount code for you to use on all products, good through July 31st: KELBY20

Winners
Photoshop World Ticket
– James Minns

Zack Arias Class Rental
– Banh

Kelby Training Live Ticket
– Mark

If you’re one of the lucky winners, we’ll be in touch soon! Have a great Thursday, and we’ll see you tonight at 7PM ET for the Photoshop World Webcast!

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7 Tracks, Over 100 Classes at Photoshop World Vegas
To maximize your learning experience, the Photoshop World conference has been divided into 7 key tracks– Photoshop Skills, Graphic Design, Lighting, Business, Lightroom, Photography Techniques and Photoshop for Photographers. Since you don’t have to pre-register for any conference session, you can attend any session you choose and switch between tracks any time! You can even sign up for an in-depth Pre-Conference Workshop and spend an entire day learning just one thing, whether that’s Photoshop, Lightroom, portraiture, lighting, wedding photography, concert photography, or aerial photography!

Leave a comment for your chance to win a full-conference pass to Photoshop World Vegas!

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An Expert Guide To Street Photography with Zack Arias
Street photography is about a moment; a slice of unscripted life. It's about getting in close and getting the shot. Join Zack Arias, an editorial and commercial photographer, on the streets of New York where he shares his tips and techniques for blending into the scene and candidly capturing the people and places around you in An Expert Guide To Street Photography. Even if street photography is not your thing, you can transfer the techniques and philosophy of street photography into any other genre of photography.

Leave a comment for your chance to win a free rental of this class!

Kelby Training Live
Want to spend a day with Scott Kelby, Joe McNally, Ben Willmore, or Matt Kloskowski? Check out these seminar tours!

Shoot Like A Pro with Scott Kelby
July 29 - Colorado Springs, CO
Aug 16 - San Antonio, TX
Aug 21 - Indianapolis, IN
Aug 27 - San Jose, CA

Photographic Artistry with Ben Willmore
July 22 - Cleveland, OH

One Light, Two Light with Joe McNally
July 31 - Virginia Beach, VA
Aug 7 - Charlotte, NC
Aug 9 - Pittsburgh, PA

Lightroom 5 with Matt Kloskowski
Aug 2 - Hartford, CT

Lots more dates have been added for the rest of the year, so head over to the Kelby Training Live site to get the full schedule! And leave a comment for your chance to win a ticket to one of these events!

Winners
Tim Wallace Class Rental
– Alan

Dave Black Class Rental
– VWMoe

Photoshop World Ticket
– Mike Osborn

Kelby Training Live Ticket
– Terry

Adobe Photoshop CC: Classroom In A Book
– Cheryl Tadin

David Ziser Class Rental
– Tim Leahy

If you’re one of the lucky winners we’ll be in touch soon! Have a great Thursday!

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