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First, please enjoy this lame iPhone shot, taken through my hotel-room window, 60-somethin’ floors up from the Vegas. LOL!!!

Super-psyched to be here for Photoshop World! The pre-conference workshops kick off today, and I’m so excited to be seeing everybody this week.

I’ll be doing some coverage here on the blog from the event, which kicks off tomorrow, but most of it will be over on my Facebook page (link) where we’ll be posting daily galleries from our photo crew (which includes Rob “DJ EZ-fold” Foldy). Lots of fun stuff to share this week – I’m glad you’re here (on the blog), or here out in Vegas.

This is going to be a great week!!! Whoo Hoo!!!!

Best,

-Scott

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Well, they’re technically from MindShift Gear (a Think Tank company), but they’re designed in partnership with Moose, and I have to say — these bags totally kick butt! I got my hands on one this week and I was very impressed. In short, there are three big things I love about them:

(1) Incredible accessibility — you can access everything right through the front.

(2) It holds just a ton of gear, including long glass, and it still fits in an airline overhead (it’s soft sided and smartly sized overall).

(3) It’s surprisingly lightweight (which is big if you’re thinking of stuffing it with gear).

I’ll be toting some big glass in these this football season. Just really well designed, thought out, and constructed. Moose and Mindshift hit one out of the park on these bad boys!

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Above: This is the middle-sized one, the MP-3 V2.0. Check out what fits insides (that’s three bodies – and I rarely travel with three, so I’d take two and use the extra space for another lens). 

Here’s a video from Moose (below) that really takes you through how they work and what makes them so awesome. Definitely worth checking out.

https://youtu.be/xWfD__jCcLg

These bags start at $199 (for the small one), but that one I showed above is only $279. Worth every penny.

Here’s the link with the all the details or to order yours.  (Note: I’m planning on doing a short Facebook video post about it later today, so keep an eye on my Facebook page).

OK, I’m off to Photoshop World!
On Monday, I’ll be reporting from the conference out in Vegas, and sharing some photos from the Pre-Conference day here then. Hope I get to meet you out there – it’s going to be an epic event!!! :)

All my best,

-Scott

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Join Scott Kelby on location in Paris as he shares his very best tips and techniques for planning, preparing, and getting the most out of your next travel adventure. Come along and watch the entire process of shooting in a variety of locations in Shooting Travel Photos Like A Pro!

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Thanks, as always, to Scott for having me back…whether I’m popping up in member-only events, recording courses or writing here, I always enjoy access to Photoshop’s most passionate and knowledgeable users (you guys teach me at least as much as I teach you – thank you).

In just days, I’ll see many of you at Photoshop World in Las Vegas! This month marks my 17th year at Adobe; anniversaries are a reflective time, especially for a sentimental fool like me. During that time, I’ve been to more Photoshop Worlds than I can count – for over a decade, I’ve visited regularly as an instructor, keynote speaker and attendee. Like releases of Photoshop, the memories all sort of blend together…but they’re all remembered with a smile.

The industry has changed a lot over the years: from film to digital; from desktop to laptop; from applications that were once individual, separate islands, to a deeply connected creative universe. Photoshop World has changed quite a bit too, social media connects and informs attendees and shares the experience with those who can’t be there. In many ways, Photoshop World represents the Creative Cloud Photography Plan, as courses are the ultimate boot camp for not only Photoshop, but Lightroom too…and increasingly, the growing body of apps and services which connect them. With more ways to capture images than ever before and a more affordable and flexible inroad to editing, it isn’t a surprise that I meet attendees both older and younger than in years prior – I love that we all have so much in common.

This year, I’m thrilled to teach a combination of my favorite courses. I’ll start with a full session on Photoshop Mix, our free, mobile app which allows you to create powerful composites, wherever you are. Even exploring all of Mix’s hidden tricks, I’m sure to have plenty of extra time, so that’s just some of what I’ll showcase on mobile – there’s a LOT more.

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My next course is a deep-dive on the Creative Cloud Photography Plan, not only is this the best deal going, but the offering has grown far beyond just Photoshop+Lightroom.

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For many years I’ve taught a course on black & white in Lightroom and Photoshop, this too has expanded to mobile apps and third party solutions.

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Last, I’ll teach my favorite course, highlights from the Photoshop Playbook. The Playbook is a year-long series that I recorded, designed to solve problems quickly; with millions and millions of views, it’s proven very popular…this link is both a great preview and resource.

So, as you can imagine, I’m more excited than ever for Photoshop World. I love that so many people are able to enjoy photography and creative imaging. For all that changes, my favorite part about the show is the people…so whether I’m fielding questions for a large group, having a hallway chat or enjoying my breakfast with Scott…the conversations always lead to fixes, features, insights and understanding.

See you in Las Vegas!

-Bryan

Bryan O’Neil Hughes is Adobe’s Head of Outreach & Collaboration, closely working with product teams, partners & press. Bryan spent fifteen years on Photoshop, a decade as Product Manager (CS3-CC) & then drove the expansion to mobile with Photoshop Mix & Fix. Bryan is a regular keynote speaker, author & 5X MAX Master – his videos have enjoyed over 12 million views. He lives with his wife & two boys in the Santa Cruz Mountains, where he’s slowly restoring an old truck. Bryan was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame in 2011. You can follow him on Instagram and reach out to him at bhughes@adobe.com.

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So excited! The Photoshop World 2016 Conference in Las Vegas is almost here – it kicks off in just 8-days (whoo hoo!!!!).

If you want to come and join us – it’s not too late (and here’s a little inspiration for you):

https://youtu.be/1-v3_mwlJRo

Pack your bags!
Book your flights – gas up the car – grab your hotel room, because we’re headed to Vegas!

Here’s the link with details (don’t forget: KelbyOne members get $100 off the full conference pass).

Looking forward to seeing a whole bunch of you there in eight day!

Best,

-Scott

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