Light It. Shoot It. Retouch It. LIVE! in London
We’re just two days away from the last ever Light It. Shoot It. Retouch It. LIVE! seminar in the world. We are currently en route to swingin’ London to meet up with some jolly chaps named Glyn and Dave who’ve helped us get everything sorted for the seminar. Then on Saturday, we’ll be in Islington, London at the Business Design Centre (silly Brits and their “re” endings)! We hope to see you there for what’s sure to go down in history as the best Light It. Shoot It. Retouch It. LIVE! seminar we’ve ever done in London!

6 Days of Photoshop CS6
NAPP is offering 6 Days of Adobe Photoshop CS6 this week. It’s a series of live webcasts showcasing the cool new features of CS6. The webcasts are open to the public through Saturday, but after that you can only access them if you’re a NAPP member. Today’s starts at noon ET and it’s all about Design and JDI Features. If you missed the first 2 days, you can still catch those webcasts on Saturday when we show the week in review. Check out the complete schedule here.

Lightroom 4 Book for Digital Photographers
For anyone who missed it last week, Scott is giving away a free chapter from his Adobe Lightroom 4 for Digital Photographers Book. You can grab it here. As for the book itself, well it’s not even out yet but you can pre-order a copy here.

David Ziser Wedding Portraits DVD
Leave a comment to win one of 3 copies of David Ziser’s Wedding Portraits DVD. In this two-disc set, you’ll learn the classical posing and lighting techniques along with how to get the perfect shot in tricky situations from one of the best wedding photographers out there.
Check out Tim Wallace’s latest class on Kelby Training – Post Processing for Automotive Photography! Take what you learned in his classes on automotive photography to the next level with this class on post processing. Fine tune your results to bring out the most in your vehicles.

The Digital Photography Workshops
Join Ben Willmore and The Digital Photo Workshops crew for a southwest adventure in Page, Arizona from May 10-13 that few experience.

Page, Arizona is a little-known spot with big photo opportunities. This small town, located on the Colorado River and overlooking the Glen Canyon Dam, will be base camp for our photo adventure, which will include Slot Canyons, Monument Valley, Horseshoe Bend and Lake Vistas, just to name a few.

Leave a comment for your chance to win a free ticket to this workshop!

Joe McNally in Australia
Joe McNally is heading down under for the Nikon “Through The Lens” Tour! Head over to his blog for info on the tour.

Last Week’s Winners
Here are the winners of last week’s giveaways…

Scott’s London Seminar
– PJ
–  Marchino M

Matt’s Lightroom 4 Chicago Seminar
– Bruce G

Fay Sirkis’ Wild About Animals DVD
– Suzanne Offner

That’s it for today. Have a great Thursday!

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  1. Dying for a chance for the wedding portrait DVD!

  2. I’d love the David Ziser DVD! Shooting two big weddings soon and could learn a lot from this!

  3. Have a great time in London, Scott! 

    I would like to win the David Ziser Wedding Portraits DVD, so please enter me.

  4. Wedding photography DVDs?!!? Pick me, pick me! ;)

  5. So many things I want to win.

  6. Would love that Wedding Portrait DVD TOO. 

  7. Would love to win a ticket to Ben Willmore’s workshop!

  8. Wow – a Southwest photo adventure sounds like a blast!  Safe travels to London, Scott.  I’ll be looking forward to seeing your posts.


  9. Another great Thursday

  10. Scott Kelby…you are the man….thanks for all the learning..

  11. Would love to have a copy of that wedding portrait DVD.  Totally appreciate all you do for all of us Scott!

  12. Page, Arizona here I come! [crosses fingers and runs lucky rabbit foot]

  13. Check your 6-day live link, it gives me a subscription failed: kelbylive@44000..

  14. Would love to win one of these prizes.

  15. Ben Wilmore put on a great class, years ago his was the first I attended!

  16. I had a great time last year that the Light It seminar in Chicago.  Hey Scott, I was the guy who was still using CS2.  You would be happy to know I finally have CS5.  I think I will sit on that for a while…

  17. I love free stuff Thursdays!  The wedding portrait dvd looks interesting  :)

  18. Really looking forward to seeing you guys in London on Saturday!

  19. I would love to win a free copy of David Ziser’s Wedding Portraits DVD! I am just getting started and learning, learning, learning, but this is the direction I want to go. To be able to learn to do weddings from one of the best in the biz would be beyond amazing!

  20. Looking forward to seeing you guys at the Design Center !!!!

  21. I love the free stuff Thursday and  would love to win David Ziser’s Wedding DVDs.

  22. David Ziser!!!!!!!!! This is sparta!!!!

  23. I’d like to get a chance to win that wedding DVD as well

  24. Would love to get David Z’s DVD. Thanks for all you all do!

  25. First: Hello from germany. Second: I`d like to get a chance to win that DVD, because I must shoot in 2 month an wedding for friends.

  26. Would love either the DVD or Ben’s workshop.

  27. Hey Brad,
    I was going to check on the LR4 chapter last week, but when I clicked the link it showed me an empty page. Is that only the case for me?

  28. Thank you very much for the light room chapter an the other gift

  29. Looking forward to Saturday in London, even done a pre-visit reccy so I know where to go :)

  30. Arizona? OK its not like shooting a concert but still it is definitely something I would want to do.  Wow!!!  (Crossing fingers and toes and hoping I get the nod……..THANKS Scott and Brad!!)

  31. Would LOVE the David Z DVD as expanding my business to include weddings over the next 6 mths and this would be a fab boost to my efforts.

  32. I would love anything you guys give away!

  33. Have a jolly good time in London! David Z DVD is a nice prize

  34. Would love to win one of David Ziser’s DVD giveaways!

  35. David Ziser’s DVD would be just amazing to win.

  36. I’d love to win David Ziser’s Wedding Portraits DVD

  37. Kelby and Lightroom 4 book, WOOT!

  38. I want the David Ziser DVD! Thank you for the LR 4 chapter. I will read it with awe and inspiration. ;)

  39. I’d love to win David Ziser’s Wedding Portraits DVD.

  40. Show me the light! Lightroom that is. ;-)

  41. Show me the light! Lightroom that is. ;-)

  42. I have my first wedding shoot in June and I’d love to win David Ziser’s Wedding Portraits DVD

  43. Would like a chance at joining the Ben Willmore/The Digital Photo Workshop crew in Page, AZ

  44. Perhaps its just me, but the free chapter of Scott’s LR book goes to nowhere.

  45. Have a great time in London… Wish I could be there with ya…

  46. So what is the magic word to win free stuff?

  47. Enjoy your time across the pond.

  48. Enjoy your time across the pond.

  49. David Ziser DVD would be great.
    As already pointed out, link to trial chapter of Lightroom 4 book, is not working.

  50. Shooting around Page with Ben would be an awesome experience!!

  51. I need the Lightroom 4 book because I could use all the help I can get :) 

  52. Please include me in the drawing for David Ziser’s DVD set.

  53. Davis Ziser’s DVD or the Lightroom 4 book would be awesome! 

  54. Scott really disappointed to not see you in London for the last ever LSR Seminar, being based in Scotland and all. But I did catch it in Amsterdam last year. Learned so much looking forward to the next version. Please don’t cut back on the photoshop training by the way as your still the best trainer at Kelby Training!

  55. I would love a shot at The Digital Photography Workshop southwest adventure.

  56. i would like the workshop with ben

  57. David’s tutorials are awesome! I would really enjoy the 3 DVD set.

  58. The new Lightroom book would be wonderful resource.

  59. I have to put my name in the hat for the Ziser DVDs. Thanks for all the information you share Scott!

  60. Ziser DVDs would be nice.

  61. I’d love anything that i might win. Thanks for the opportunity!

  62. Brad Moore is a TAMPAGOD…I would like free stuff!

  63. Would love to win the Ben Wilmore thing, but couldn’t go if I won.  However, one of the Ziser discs would work.

  64. I’d love the David Ziser DVDs!

  65. would love to get David Ziser’s DVD set !

  66. Love free stuff Thursdays. Pick me!

  67. I love these opportunities!  I’d sure like to get my hands on the David Ziser Wedding Protraits DVD set!  

  68. Would love to win a copy of David Ziser Wedding Portraits DVD

  69. David Zizer for free? Can’t beat that for a “Spring Break!”

  70. Love to go to the Digital Photo Workshop!  Page is a favorite of mine!

  71. Would love to win a copy of David Ziser Wedding Portraits DVD

  72. Would Love to win a copy of David Ziser’s Wedding Portraits DVD. Hope to see you at Photoshopworld in Los Vegas. It will be my first one.

  73. Love David Ziser!  How ’bout a DVD?!

  74. Thanks for all the great freebies! Would love a copy of the DVD .

  75. I could really use David Ziser’s Wedding DVD.  I’m starting in the business as a second shooter in June and could learn a lot from the DVD.

  76. I  would love the David Ziser set. Great week for Photoshop Users go CS6 

  77. Lightning can strike the same place twice:)  I Would love to win the Lightroom 4 Book or the DVDs. Also, cannot wait to see you guys on Saturday in London! Fingers crossed.

  78. Please enter me into the David Ziser’s Wedding DVD drawing.  Thanks!

  79. I have learned so much already from David Ziser and would love to add his Wedding Portraits DVD to my educational resources. Thanks for the opportunity.

  80. Love to partipipate in the Page, AZ event!  Excellent list of prizes.

  81. I would love to have a copy of David Ziser’s wedding Dvd.  Thank you for the offer.

  82. I will accept any of the great prizes.

  83. I love ziser’s work.

  84. I could really use the Lightroom 4 book. Just starting out. :)

  85. Opera…I thought you said Oprah

  86. Bring on David Zizer’s DVD set!

  87. Looking forward to winning those DVDs!

  88. The wedding DVDs sound awesome!

  89. Would love to learn more from David Ziser.  He ROCKS!

  90. Ben Willmore’s workshop – a great opportunity for The Next Best Photo in a great area! Let’s go!! 

  91. I need that Lightroom 4 book. I really really do need that book.

  92. Wow, David Ziser DVD’s !  He is nearly as famous as Scott Kelby !

  93. Would love one of the Ziser DVDs.

  94. would love this! David Ziser Wedding Portraits DVD

  95. David Ziser’s portrait DVDs would be awesome to own!

  96. David Ziser Wedding DVD please.

  97. Lightroom 4 would be my choice. Thanks

  98. The Thursday CS6 topic is on Video processing. Yesterday’s topic was on Design and Just Do It. Ziser has done it again.

  99. I would love me some Kelby training. You guys rock!!!!

  100. Big fan of David Ziser!

  101.  I’d love to win a trip with Ben!

  102. Page AZ please!

  103. OK, first comment did not go through, so try again.  Love you guys!

  104. idea,Free Stuff Thursdays would be a good place to highlight NAPP Discounts . . . something like Free Stuff Thursday mega deals . . . 

  105. Those wedding disks look interesting.  Taking a portrait workshop next month – really looking forward to it

  106. Even if you don’t win the ticket to the Digital Photo Workshops – check them out – they are awesome! I won the ticket to the Death Valley workshop and I had a blast! Feel free to pick me again! :)

  107. I would love to go to Page!!!

  108. Fingers crossed on winning one of those prizes!

  109. I would love to win a copy of the wedding portraits DVD! Or anything really :)

  110. The wedding portraits DVD sounds great – I would love to win it!

  111. Would love to win the Digital Photo Workshop ticket.

  112. Oh sure, I’ll give this a shot.

  113. Would love to get a copy of David’s DVDs and really try to take my wedding ad portrait photography to the next level.

  114. would love to win the ben ticket!

  115. Wow.  How long has this been going on.  Would really love the Zeiser DVD

  116. Would love the David Ziser’s DVD! So much I need to improve on. :)

  117. Would love to win the Ben tour!

  118. I found a typo on page 113 (the opening page) of the free chapter; does that quality me to win something? The text says “Sex in the City: The Movie”, when it’s actually “Sex and the City: The Movie”.

  119. It would be great to win David Ziser’s DVD.
    Thanks for giving us “Free Stuff Thursday” !!

  120. Pick me …  Pick me … please!
    Don’t know what I would do without SK Blog and NAPP!

  121. I’d love to win the David Ziser DVD set.  Thanks

  122. dvd portrait looks amazing. thanks for this 
    Scott Kelby

  123. Keep up the great work guys. Love the site. Would love the DVD too.
    Keep the info coming on CS6.

  124. Would love one of the Ziser DVDs

  125. Got my ticket for the Islington Seminar and I’m counting the hours. Can’t wait. First time, very excited.

  126.   Post Processing for Automotive Photography sounds interesting!

  127. So much great stuff all the time. Thanks for helping me grow and learn!

  128. Another great installment, and love to win David Ziser Wedding Portraits DVD! Please count me in, thx!

  129. This makes Thursday’s a little more enjoyable.

  130. Good luck in the UK Scott. I’m sure your have some major effect over there… To think that Kelby is officially ‘GONE GLOBAL” !!!  And you thought your little magazine wouldn’t fly LOL! Thanks for all you do.

  131. have fun in the UK and please enter me for the Arizona workshop


  132. Have really enjoyed Tim Wallace’s class on automotive photography on Kelby Training!  Would love to win a year of Kelby Training!  Thanks!

  133. I love the thursday give aways!!

  134. Have a great time in London.  I would love to win the Arizona workshop.

  135. Would love to win one of those training videos. ;)

  136. I love re. As well as all English spellings. Colour. Centre. And I’m sure many others. How come Kansas and Arkansas and said so very differently?

  137. Ziser rocks!

  138. Thank you for the chance to win.

  139. Thanks for the chance to win Ziser DVDs!

  140. Would love to win tickets to Ben’s Workshop! I just had a co-worker come back from Page and said it was amazing! As an avid AZ hiker, this would be perfect! 

  141. Would love to win a David Ziser DVD!

  142. I would love a David Ziser DVD also.  Can’t learn enough about posing!

  143. Always a big fan of David Ziser’s work, thanks for giving away the DVD set!

  144. Thanks for an opportunity to win a freebie goodie :)

  145. I’d love the David Ziser DVD or the Ben Willmore workshop tickets… pretty please???

  146. I watch David Ziser regularly, it would be great to have a copy of his wedding dvd.

  147. Another needle in the haystack.

  148. Scott/Brad,
    Not sure if Im going through the right channels here or not, but a few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to have been chosen as one of the Free Stuff Thursday winners (March 29 – Drew Gardner’s Location Lighting DVD). I dont often win anything so was quite excited to see that I had. As of today I am still yet to receive the DVD. Just wondering if I had missed something somewhere?
    Sorry if this sounds like I’m whining.

  149. I have watched several of David’s training DVD’s on Kelby Training and would love to win the Wedding Portraits DVD.

  150. Never stop learning.  Be a sponge.  

  151. The photo opportunities in Page sound fantastic, thanks for the chance to win

  152. I am looking forward to reading the free chapter from the Lightroom 4 book.  Also would love to win the David Ziser Wedding Portraits DVD. 

  153. I’d love to win the DVD!

  154. Fingers crossed for David’s DVD

  155. Would really love a copy of the David Ziser Wedding Portraits DVD. I’ve been following your blog (and his incidentally) since I first read Digital Photography Volume 1. Since then I’ve read Vols 2, 3 and very recently 4; shortly after it came out. I’ve also been able to make great use of the tips and techniques I learned from your Lightroom 3 for Digital Photographers book and Photoshop CS5. Keep up the great work.

  156. Thanks for the opportunities of “Free Stuff Thursdays”
    The Arizona workshop looks amazing; would love to go!

  157. Thanks for the great blog and information. The free stuff …. Always great.

  158. Would live to get my hands on the wedding DVD :)

  159. Free stuff ROCKS!!!

  160. David Ziser’s dvd would be nice.

  161. Like Ziser wedding, please

  162. As usual, lots of great stuff this week – who doesn’t love free stuff righ?

  163. The only BLOG a look at daily.

  164. Happy Friday, Braddo! I would like to be entered into the Ziser DVD Contest!

  165. Would love to win the David Ziser Wedding Portraits DVDs

  166. I’d love to win a copy of David Ziser’s DVDs! I learn something from him every time I watch one of his videos on Kelby.

  167. thanks for the David Ziser DVD :)

  168. David Ziser….a real professional and a class act to boot

  169. The training video’s are great, woud love to win the David Ziser DVD!! 

  170. my brother wants me to photograph his wedding in a couple months, David Ziser’s book would be amazing!

  171. thank you very much.

  172. The David Ziser Wedding Portraits DVD would be my pick!  Thanks for the awesome giveaway opportunity.

  173. I got attend the Digital Photo Workshop event in Death Valley this spring. Rick Sammon and Rob Sylvan were guest instructors. Workshop was fantastic, Randy and Jeff are great teachers.

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