Hey gang, Brad here with this week’s pimpy! I’m back in Florida this week, and jonesing for some poutine after our trip to Canada last week. Mmm, poutine… :) Okay, on to the news!

The HDR Book Webcast with Rafael “RC” Concepcion
Join us for a free live webcast on Monday, August 1st at 4pm EDTRC Concepcion will be sitting down to talk about his latest title, The HDR Book, is essentially an HDR workshop between 2 covers. The book has 16 projects – each one designed to show you how the subtle differences presented with each scenario (light, subject, environment, etc.) dictate the post-processing needed to achieve each look. You’ll learn the settings RC used as well as the final steps taken in Photoshop before the image was done. The best part is that you recreate these looks yourself using the exact same raw files that RC used in his book! RC will take your questions during the webcast and of course, there will be good deals and prizes to be had by all. Register for the webcast here.

NAPP & Photoshop World Gear
Be sure to check out some of the latest new items over at The Official NAPP Gear Store. You’ll see our usual brand of humor there along with a couple items that would be very appro-pro to grab if you’re headed to Photoshop World Vegas. No matter what the occasion, get your Photoshop and NAPP on!

KelbyTraining.com
In Romancing the Landscape Part 3: Ready for Anything, Moose Peterson is back with the final installment of his 3-part class on landscape photography. He’s out at the Valley of the Gods in Utah to show you how to deal with whatever nature throws your way. Plus, he has nearly 45 minutes of post processing at the end of the class!

Also available is Searching for the Light with Cliff Mautner! Cliff is an available-light wedding photographer, and in this class he takes you to a variety of locations with unique light to show you how to get beautiful, memorable photos as quickly as possible.

Kelby Training Live
August is a busy month for Kelby Training Live! Check out these seminar tour dates to see if we’re coming to your city:

Scott Kelby’s Light It. Shoot It. Retouch It. LIVE! Tour
– August 5: Orlando, FL
– August 10: Cologne (Köln), DE
– August 12: Amsterdam, NL
– August 22: Miami, FL

Fay Sirkis’ The Art of Photo Painting with Photoshop CS5 Tour
– July 29: Washington, DC
– August 3: Los Angeles, CA

Dave CrossThe Photographers Photoshop CS5 Power User Tour
– August 17: Hartford, CT

Ben Willmore’s Photography and Photoshop CS5: From Focus to Finished Tour
– August 19: Baltimore, MD
– August 26: Charlotte, NC

You can get all the details and register for these tours over at Kelby Training Live!

Joe McNally Workshop in St. Lucia
There are still some spots open for Joe McNally’s Advanced Flash Techniques in the Islands Workshop at the beautiful Anse Chastanet/Jade Mountain resort in St. Lucia! You can get all the info and registration info right here.

Moose Peterson: Nikon Learn & Explore
The latest Nikon Learn & Explore features none other than Moose Peterson with some great advice and tips on photographing air shows! If you’re interested in aerial photography, make sure you head over and check out it.

FX Studio App
Check out macphun’s FX Studio App for Mac, iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch!  This is an easy-to-use app with over 150 and filters and effects for editing photos on all your Apple devices. You can see the interface and read some reviews right here.

That’s it for today. Check back tomorrow for a killer This Weekend Only Deal!

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  1. CAKB, just ordered some polo’s!

  2. Just a quick question on the time for RCs live webcast that is due to be held on Monday 1st. Above it is stating that the time is 4pm EDT – yet when I look at the registration page it is saying that it is 4pm EST……. From what I am aware there is 1 hours worth of difference…..

    Can you please clarify the correct time ?

    Thanks

    Lawrence

  3. Since the Orlando tour stop is on the same day as the release of Rise of the Apes, I think everyone should wear ape masks for the moment when Scott walks on stage.

  4. VERY cool Pimpy today, Brad! Love the new stuff popping up in the NAPP store (LOL @ “I see dead pixels”!). I’ll probably sign up for the webcast, but who knows if I can make it. I’ve missed the last three Grids because of schedule conflicts. But I have RC’s book, so it’s all good. 8)

    Will have to check out the new Kelby Training courses! Always love to watch and listen to Moose and Cliff.

    –John

  5. Moose’s article is really good. That’s all I’ve got to say about that!
    Mike

  6. Hey RC! Just signed up, looking forward to it!!

  7. Hey Scott, could you pleeeease pleeease pleeeease consider coming to Charlotte NC with your light it shoot it tour? Not even in the near future but sometime? It seems like we’re a pretty large city but we get overlooked with almost every tour. Bin Willmore’s Focus to Finish tour is the first stop over in Charlotte we’ve had a in a long time.

  8. Hi Brad and Scott –
    Sometime soon we’re going to want some info on the 4th annual WW Photo Walk. When’s it coming?

  9. I’ve been out of town and just now catching up on The Grid and your Blog. What software did you use for the Photo book from Croatia and Greece? I didn’t see it mentioned in any posts. Enjoyed the pictures–brought back memories of my visit there.
    Sorry to be asking almost a month after your post!
    Anxious for RCs webcast as I already have his book
    Doris

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