Outdoor Lifestyle Photography with Erik Valind
I know I mentioned this class last week, but I just saw the trailer for it and thought it would do a better job of showing you what’s in the class than I could! Check it out over at Kelby Training.

Photoshop CS6 for Photographers Seminar
This month, Scott Kelby is heading to NashvillePhiladelphia, and New York City to kick off his brand new Photoshop CS6 for Photographers seminar tour! You can get more info, more tour dates, and register over at KelbyTraining.com.

Leave a comment for your chance to win a free ticket to one of the three seminars listed above!

Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers
We just got our first copies of Scott’s brand new Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers in this week! To celebrate, we’re giving away three free copies. Leave a comment for your chance to win!

Intel’s “A Momentary Lapse” Contest – $50,000 in Prizes!
Want to win a Canon 5D MkIII, 35mm f/1.4, Dell Intel Core i5 Ultrabook, CyberLink PowerDirector software, and be featured in an Intel online ad? Check out Intel’s A Momentary Lapse Contest, the contest where you can enter your best time-lapse or slow-motion video for your chance to win these prizes! And even if you’re not into video, you can submit a photo to their weekly photo contest .

All the details and contest entry info is over at YouTube.com/MyIntelEdge

Peachpit Book Club with Roberto Valenzuela
Tuesday night from 8-9pm ET, Roberto Valenzuela will be discussing topics from his book Picture Perfect Practice during the Peachpit Book Club! It’s a free webcast, but space is limited, so make sure you register soon!

Last Week’s Winners
Lightroom 4 Crash Course App
– Robsigur
– Holger
– David Levin

Photoshop CS6 for Photographers Seminar
– Todd Thompson

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  1. I watched Erik’s workshop today. Great information! I live right outside of Philadelphia and would love to win the free ticket to Scott’s seminar!

  2. I never win but here’s a comment

  3. Hey Brad!  Put me into the lottery for Scott’s new CS 6 book.  Just did the upgrade from CS 5.

    See ya in Vegas!


  4. CS6 book lottery entry, please :)

  5. Brad, I would love to win the Cs6 book too!

  6. Was reading your lighting gear recommendations from a few years ago.  Clicked on the home link to get back to today and find all sorts of goodies I can win! Enter me!

  7. Thanks Brad. I just upgraded to CS6 tonight and really want the book. If I don’t win I will forced to buy the book. I don’t like to be forced to buy anything. But I will.

  8. Oh . . . pick me, pick me . . . I have all of Scott’s books but would love to WIN this one. Enter me for a chance to win!

  9. Everyone, check out Kelby Training classes for sure! Great way to learn some awesome skills!

  10. I would be so grateful to win Scott’s new book! Kelby Training is the best bar none!

  11. Scotts new BOOK WOULD BE AMAZING!!!

  12. A regular reader like me can get so much from this blog… I admit, this blog has taught lot about photography and photoshop.

  13. Scott’s CS6 book would be really helpful!

  14. Thanks Brad! Great stuff.. Really looking forward to the new PS book.

  15. Just purchased Lightroom thanks to Kelby Media, so I would really like to win the lightroom 4 book since this is my first venture into Lightroom. 

  16. Sounds good! Really like the PS CS6 book!

  17. Make me happy and draw my name for the CS6 book.

  18. Enter me :)

  19. My birthday is Saturday so I am wishing for CS6 – but the book would def encourage me to fill a few more slots to buy it.  How lame is this request to win?  

  20. Oh God! I want the new CS6 book! I love Scott’s books and unfortunately as II live in Uruguay I can’t go to any seminars. Having the book would be amazing help for getting better at editing. Cheers!

  21. I live approximately 4 hours away from Nashville but I am more than willing to drive that distance just to attend Scott’s PS6 seminar!  Would you please consider me for that ticket.  Thank you!!!

  22. I would love to win this book!

  23. This time itz gotta be me.

  24. I’d love to get a chance to win Scott’s new book!

  25. Count me in! these are some photastic prizes!

  26. I’d love a copy of Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers

  27. Another great looking course, they just keep on coming

  28. wow wow wow thats is the only thing i have to say. Im a faithful photoshop user and eager to learn something new everyday. Every day you learn an amazing trick on photoshop, I would love to have this book in my possession and get to learn more and more of this amazing software. Its my friend, just imagine this, my dreams are made out of layers at nights, I found myself inverting the sheets thinking they were masks. hehehe.. I would love to win this book, it would mean a lot to me.

  29. Scott Kelby! Your books have been the best over the years with their easy step by step instructions! Never found one better. I can’t wait to get the latest. I wish I could get to one of these places to meet you, but just reading your book well suffice!

  30. That’s great news about your book. I’ve been waiting for it to come out!

  31. would love a copy of 
    Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers 

  32. Hope I can finally demystify CS6 with tht book :)

  33. Scott taught me all I know about Photoshop beginning with version 7 (Killer Tips & Down and Dirty). Don’t leave me hanging now after all these years!!!!!!

  34. CS6 is the first Photoshop I’ve ever really used, so I’d definitely love a copy of Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers.

  35. The book would be great.

  36. Being a huge Aussie fan, it would be nice to win the CS6 book to keep all my other Scott Kelby books company. Loving the new CS6 :0)

  37. Love Scott’s books! 

  38. I’d love a copy of your book!

  39. I’d love a copy of the book!

  40. I’d love to win a book! 

  41. I would love to Win a copy of the Book :)

  42. I would love to win Scott’s new book. Thanks for the offer.

  43. Hope I can get lucky and add another of Scott’s books to my collection.

  44. I’d love to win the CS6 book !

  45.  Leaving a comment.

  46. My photoshop skills so need Scotts new book! Thanks Scott

  47. The new book photoshop CS6 for photographers would definitely be useful next to the 7 points system I already own.

  48. Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers book hopefully spirally bound for England

  49. I still refer back to your digital photography triple box set. thank you for getting me on the path to photo perfection.

  50. I’m constantly finding more new or changed commands in CS6. I hope Scott’s book helps me use them better.

  51. The Photoshop CS6 book, please :) Great stuff!

  52. The CS6 book would be a great addition! If I am so lucky.

  53. I would also like to update my Photoshop bookshelf :)

  54. Would love a copy of Scott’s new book

  55. Yes, yes, count me in for the book!

  56. How can watch Outdoor lifestyle free? to watch that I must to be subscribe and pay

  57. I could do with a cs6 book really finding it hard with photoshop. Femi from England

  58. I would like to have this Always learning

  59. Interested in the photoshop cs6 book. Gotta to learn more!

  60. I was wondering why there were so many comments, then I read the book thing…

    Anyway, this is just to say that I watched the Erik Valind video a few days ago – absolutely brilliant, possibly the best on Kelby training. The way his thinks about light and manipulates it is phenomenal. No gimmicks, just pure class. 

  61. Pick me, pick me!  Sounds amazing

  62. any help in the photo realm is welcomed

  63. Another great edition Brad.  BTW, I liked our post the other day.

  64. Can’t wait to get my hands on Scott’s book!

  65. As always! Up for the book!! :-)

  66. CS6 for digital photographers must be kick-ass. I’ve heard a lot about Scott’s tongue-in-cheek style of writing while providing tons of useful info at the same time.

    I listen to Kelby podcasts in the background everyday while doing editing and would love to have Scott’s book.

  67. Scott’s books are always my favourites, so I would love to win a copy of his new Photoshop CS6 for Digital Photographers book. I can’t wait to check it out.

  68. sweet! i’d love a copy the last one was awesome! :)

  69. Great posting today. Waiting to see Scott’s latest book for Digital Photograpers.

  70. I just upgraded from Photoshop CS1 to Photoshop CS6!  I have been gagging for this new book! I’d love a copy!!!  That being said, see you in Philly, Scott!


  71. I got the first 5 and now I will get 6……..

  72. I would love to win a book. Wish you seminar were
    Closer to Maine.
    Eric Schweikardt

  73. The book would be awesome!!

  74. Hooray for Free Stuff Thursdays. Now I just need to win one, lol.

  75. I want to win a free 
    Outdoor Lifestyle Photography with Erik Valind

  76. Just Loving It
    Awesome to win a copy of Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers 

  77. Congrats on the new book Scott and thanks for the post Brad. I would love a copy of that book

  78. Hello
    I would like a free pass to photoshop NYC.
    Thank you

  79. I am feeling it; this is the week I win!

  80. I could definitely use a CS6 book.

  81. I updated to PS6 just recently… love it but I sure would love to learn to use it to the fullest! Here’s hoping…

  82. I would love to have the CS6 book!!

  83. Was thinking of upgrading from CS5 to CS6. I really love the Digital Photographer series and winning this would save me some cash to use for the seminar tour when it hits Boston…….?

  84. I would love the book!

  85. May I please win Scott Kelby’s CS6 for Photographers Book!

  86. Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers is something I’d love!

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  88. I would love to have Scott’s book also

  89. That would be a good book to have :-)

  90. A copy of the book would be great! Or a ticket to the class in NYC :-)

  91. I love all of Scott’s books and I’m sure that the Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers would be no exception.

  92. Scott’s books are great! I would love to add Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers to my collection.

  93. I’d love a copy of the book. Thanks!

  94. Scott’s books ROCK…I hope I win one.

  95. I was watching the lifestyle photography the other day while riding a stationary bike. At first I thought okay, another watch me shoot portraits. But then he got into explaining the use of black scrims in full sunlight and whipped out the ND scrim. I was hooked.

  96. Looking forward to the Photoshop CS6 for Photographer’s tour!

  97. I’d really like the book.

  98. Would love a Photoshop CS6 book

  99. Would love to win the Photoshop book

  100. Would love the Photoshop book.

  101. YUUUUP!  Your books rock!  Sorry…watching too many Storage Wars!

  102. I could use some good summer reading

  103. I’d love to add to my Scott Kelby library with the CS6 book!

  104. Just upgraded to CS6 could really use the new book.

  105. I would love to attend the CS6 seminar to learn more!

  106. Hey Scott, I can’t wait to read this new book and to see RC during the CS6 tour here in the Queen City of Charlotte!

  107. I have every version since CS, and it would be nice to continue to add to my kelby library

  108. Would love a copy of the CS6 book. It completes the set!

  109. Love to get a seat at the CS6 seminar in NYC Scott!

  110. Perfect Picture Practice book sounds great.

  111. Certainly wouldn’t mind a copy of the CS6 book ….

  112. Would be nice to win a copy of the book. Recently laid off so money tight, but upside is I do have more time for photography, so it’s a win.

  113. The CS6 Book for me. Is there going to be a Spiral bound like the LR4 Book?

  114. Please pick me, I’d love a ticket to the Philadelphia seminar.

  115. Show me the money!!!!! I mean the book.

  116. Please come to DC with your new tour!

  117. Love to add the new CS6 book to my collection (I have the prior versions, too)

  118.  Would love to get in on the Nashville seminar or the book. The Nashville seminar would be amazing.

  119. Would love to check out your seminar in NYC

  120. I’m getting ready to upgrade to CS6 and the book would come in really handy.

  121. Awesome giveaway! I’d love to go to the Philly workshop!

  122. Lifestyle Photography class sounds great!  Already signed up for NYC class.  CS6 Book would be great companion.

  123. This blog is on my daily must read blogs! Hope to make the NYC seminar — and a free ticket would be really nice.

  124. I would love a seminar pass to NYC or the Photoshop CS6 book for Digi Photographers. I learn heaps from both so Scott must be doing something right ;)

  125. I have already watched the Eric Class on Kelby Training.  Excellent Class.  I loved the part where he had the cherri picker over the pool!  I would love a copy of Scott’s new book so I could share this with my students.

  126. Your CS5 book was a huge help getting me up and going with Photoshop.  I just purchased your Lightroom4 book and would LOVE to have your new CS6 book!

  127. The Photoshop CS6 for Digital Photographers book would be great!  :)

  128. I would love to win the Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers – I could cancel my preorder on Amazon :)

  129. No long-winded brown-nosing… I just TOTALLY want this CS 6 book! Thanks Scott!

  130. Would love to win a copy of the CS6 book. My CS5 book will be out of date when I upgrade.

  131. I would sure like to get a copy of the CS6 book.  Would help me a lot with CS6 now that I have it.

  132. I would love a copy of the book and looking forward to the class  in Nashville

  133. It is good to see Eric doing a class for Kelby Training. He has a similar teaching style to Scott.

  134. I have the last two copies of this book and purchased them for over $40 at Barnes and Noble.  Would love a buy two get one free deal. :)  You guys are doing great work, keep it up.

  135. Would enjoy to learn CS6 better and use the program to its fullest.

  136. I would like one of the CS6 books.

  137. Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers I wanna one please :-)

  138. Please count me in!  I’d really like Scott’s book!

  139. Sign me up.  BTW: I loved the NIK HDR Efex offer last week.  I just came back from the Grand Canyon with a boat load of HDR images to process.  Could you do a class comparig the various HDR options including 32-bit TIFF processing in LR4.1? Thanks.

  140. Free stuff Thursday is my favorite day of the week.

  141. I’m in too.  I would love Scott’s new book!

  142. thanks for the chance to win one of these great prizes…

  143. The Photoshop CS6 book would be awesome! Thanks to Scott and Thursdays!

  144. A free book from Scott? I am in!!

  145. Free book? Just let me know who to give my address…..

  146. Wow…153 comments by lunch time.  I’d love the CS6 book…if you’re giving.

  147. So a Termite walks into a tavern and asks, “Is the bar tender here?”

    NYC Baby!

  148. I love free books, thanks for having the giveaways!

  149. Would love your new CS6 book, thanks for the opportunity to win one.  I always love giveaways!

  150. Would love to win 
    Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers.

  151. Awesome Site! I would wash dishes for a month to see Scott in Philly!

  152. Love your Photoshop books. Thanks!

  153. Hi, Would love to win Scott’s new book “Photoshop-cs6-book-for-digital-photographers”. I know someday I will be getting CS6 and if I win I will be all set! Thank you, Jan Gemeinhardt

  154. Can’t wait to get my hands on the new book!

  155. Pick Me, Pick me…please? your books are great!

  156. I would love to have it!

  157. I need to complete my collection! I’d love to have a copy!

  158. Would love a CS6 book!

  159. Love to win Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers, so please count me in.

  160. Saw the cover of the new book on @Peachpit yesterday. Can;t wait!

  161. Brad, It has to be my turn to GET THE BOOK !
    Thanks – really enjoy “Free stuff Thursday.”

  162. I can’t wait the new book @Peachpit:twitter  about Photoshop CS6!

  163. I’d love a copy of the CS6 book!

  164. I’d love the book.

  165. I’d love to win a copy of Scott’s new CS6 book!

  166. The Photoshop CS6 for Photographers book would be terrific!

  167. I really NEED a copy of this book.

  168. Well I have all of your other books so this would make a nice addition.

  169. Would really like the book, I have read the covers off the other Kelby books I have. 

  170. Please add my name to the desired list ….

  171. The book would look lovely on my desk.

  172. Would love to win the Photoshop CS6 book 📷

  173. Just readed cs5… Can’t wait for cs6!

  174. Can’t wait to see the a photo book from your upcoming Ireland trip. I will going there next summer.

  175. I’d would to have the book in my shelf!

  176. I’m not sure I have any more room on my bookshelf for ANOTHER fantastic Scott Kelby book, but if I win I’ll get started building another one right away!

  177. Fingers crossed, here is to hoping :) This book would be rad as i JUST bought CS6 (student edition) a few days ago, and the changes are impressive.

  178. I sure could use your new book CS6, I am new to photoshop

  179. I’d love a copy of the book.

  180. I’d love a copy of the book.

  181. Could really use a copy of Scott’s new CS6 book – please enter me in the drawing!!

  182. I would really love a copy of the cs6 book.  Thanks.

  183. Its funny I’ve bought like 5 different copy’s or the digital photographers book and i keep end up loaning them out and I still dont have one now. Looks like Ill have to get the new one.  Id be happy to win one if thats a possablity. :)

  184. Can’t put down the Lightroom 4 book.  Glad I got it in the spiral bound.  I will wait for the CS6 in spiral bound if I don’t win one.

  185. Sign me up for Scott’s new Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers

  186. Hey Brad and Scott,

    I sure could use your Photoshop CS6 Book for photographers!  I hope you can make it to Denver with your new CS 6 course.  Love to see you and meet you!


  187. Brad and Scott,
    Thanks for Free Stuff Thursdays, maybe I’ll win…one day.

  188. I really need the book!  Really.

  189. It would quite handy to have another book on the shelf

  190. Looking forward to seeing the book.

  191. I would happliy have a new book to read over the summer but that’s not the importance in this message!
    It’s about you Brad, when will you release your book? I mean, you have the God himself as your master and then all your team mates as well. I think you have a lot of skills to write a book in your own. Why not on concert photography?

    Looking forward to it Brad! /Anders

  192. Put my name in the hat please

  193. Pick me! Pick me!

  194. Can’t wait for the CS6 version of Scott’s book.  The book keeps getting better with each update!

  195. I’d love to win a copy of Scott’s new book!

  196. Please, may I win something ?  :)

  197. I would love to be a winner.  I enter so many of the Kelby Media’s contests and have yet to win.  Maybe I will get luck today.  Or most likely, maybe not.  

  198. Hope i get the 
     Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers ! 

  199. I am sure the Photoshop book deserves place on my desk…

  200. Another great book by Scott. Really looking forward to the release!

  201. Was hoping that the CS6 book was going to be released this week.

  202. Thanks you Scott for all the knowledge you share with us from books to videos to seminars, your output is truely amazing! And the staff you surround yourself with is another amazing story.

  203. Want 
    Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers!

  204. I so look forward to Free Stuff Thursday, especially since I live in Nashville!

  205. I’d like PS CS6 for DP.

  206. Photoshop CS6 is a great upgrade… winning a copy of Scott’s new book would be awesome! :)

  207. I’d love to win the Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers!

  208. Rumor is this book gives one special powers. I’d like to test the rumor.

  209. I would love to have the CS6 book!  

  210. Looking forward to seeing RC in Charlotte!!!

  211. Keep up the good work

  212. Hey, I would like to win the book!

  213. I would lovvvveee to win anything….. Please?!?! ill be your best friend!

  214. Pick me! Pick me!!

  215. Great tips on the video!  Looking forward to speeding up my workflow.  Thanks.

  216. I would love to go to Nashville, or a copy of the CS6 Book!

  217. Looking forward to seeing Scott’s latest book – would be even nicer to win a copy!

  218. Brand new to PS moving up from Aperture. The new book would sure come in handy!

  219. I always love Scott’s books!  Just learning CS6 and could use the book to lessen the learning curve.

  220. One CS6 book for me?

  221. Of course I want to win Scott’s book!!  I looked up the dates for his tour, any chance he’s coming to San Francisco later?  Unfortunately, I’m not in town when he visits Sacramento.

  222. I would love a copy of the PS6 for Digital Photographers book

  223. Comment for “Photoshop CS6 Book for Digital Photographers.”

    Thanks for the giveaway, who knows, maybe I’ll get lucky! ;-)

  224. I’ve never won anything but that’s because I never try. Here is my comment for the upcoming C6 Book for Digital Photographers. 

  225. I would love to win the CS6 Book for Digital Photographers! Thanks!

  226. Thanks for the opportunity to win Scott’s latest book.  It would make an awesome read!

  227. I could really use the new CS6 book. Thanks!

  228. thank you very much. i hope that i win on of the copy.

  229. I would loe to have a copy of this!

  230. Would love the book

  231. !!!!!!!!!  Scott’s brand new Photoshop
    CS6 Book for Digital Photographers!!!  Yes PLEASE!!  LOVE LOVE LOVE your books Scott!

  232. I would love to win a ticket to the seminar in Philly or a copy of Scott’s latest book. Thank you.

  233. Ah free stuff Thursdays keep me coming back. Sure, give me a reason to plan a trip to the US of A. :)

  234. I have been reading Scott’s books and watching videos on Kelby Training and Kelby TV for a couple of years now. How am i just now finding his blog? I would love the book or seminar by the way.

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