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! 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!

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!

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  1. Full conference pass to Photoshop World pretty please!!

  2. Full conference pass to PSW would be great! (Please, please, oh Please!) PSW (and Kelby Training, of course) are the best ways to keep the “skills up” and to learn about upcoming technology!

  3. Photoshop World looks like an awesome experience. How great it would be to be able to have so many resources in one place at one time. I would love the chance to get to go!

  4. Just starting watching the sport’s photo class and I’m hooked already. Peter Read Miller is an incredible sport’s photographer and that Scott Kelby guy ain’t too bad either :)

  5. I would love to win a photoshop world pass!

  6. I would like to win a pass to the Shoot Like a Pro conference coming to Washington DC.

  7. A conference pass to photoshop world would be great!!!

  8. Hey Scott thanks for giving us the weekly chance to win some awesome stuff. Please put my name in the hat for your Indianapolis Shoot Like a Pro stop. I would love to come see you and winning a tic for that location will probably my only chance. Cheers!

  9. I would so love to come & stalk you in PSW!!

  10. I would love the opportunity to learn from any of these.

  11. A shot at attend PSW in Las Vegas would be great. Between registration, lodging, travel, etc., it is a huge burden to be able to attend—despite the ability to write it off on taxes.

    Seeing Scott in San Jose would also be great. I believe this would be the closest a NAPP event has been to my area. They’re usually in Sacramento or San Francisco.

  12. Hi guys,
    Y’all Rock. I don’t want to win anything so if my name is picked, put it back and pick another. Y’all do enough.
    See ya in about a month!!! WOOHOO!!!!

  13. I have attended Kelby Training’s seminars in Denver with Dave Black on Light Painting; Ben Wilmore on Composites and looking forward to seeing Joe McNally this Fall in Denver at his Light It seminar. I think I heard Scott say – buy three get one free :)

  14. What Makes A Great Sports Photo with Peter Read Miller –

    I would love to watch this!! I am going to start shooting sports next year, and I really feel this class could help me hit the ground running!!

  15. Already signed up for my first ever PSW and can’t wait. Planning to attend a couple of the Sports Photography related classes there to learn more from the best!

  16. Lightroom has allowed me to do so much for my photography, can only imagine what exposure to photoshop would do. Thanks for all that you do for the community scott!

  17. Thank you so very much Scott for the Free Photoshop World Ticket, I feel so lucky today….And very excited about attending. See you in Vegas baby…..

  18. How perfect would it be to attend PSW and get to meet all of my favorite PS Guys & Gals as well as be in the company of like minded attendees.

  19. Either item would be great, especially the conference pass :). Love all you guys do.

  20. No sleep for 4 days sign me up! Stocking up now on RedBull, hope the hotel fridge is big enough.

  21. Me and Scott Kelby in INDIANAPOLIS – what could be finer. Wouldn’t a ticket be nice!

    Martin in Indiana

  22. Photoshop World was awesome last year!! Wish I could go again this year!! maybe if i won a free pass… :)

  23. Would love to win either give away.

  24. Going to PSW on a free pass would be a dream come true!

  25. Brian Smith’s book would be a terrific win for anybody (but I hope its me)! Thanking you in advance.

  26. Would love to win the book by Brian Smith. Good show yesterday…

  27. The book by Brian Smith would be quite the gift! I’d love to have something like that!

  28. Yes, I sure do want to wind the PSW pass… Never been to Vegas either!

  29. I’d love to win a copy of the Brian Smith book!

  30. Cant go to Las V but would really like to win the book

  31. That was a good show yesterday. Thanks. I’d really like to receive Brian’s book on portrait photography.

  32. Already watching Peter Read Miller’s class!!!

    Up for Brian Smith’s book!!!

  33. Would love Brian’s book.!

  34. Would love to win Brian Smith’s book

  35. Trying to get better and better at portrait photos – please pick me! :)

  36. Brian Smiths book looks a good read

  37. Always something wonderful on Scott’s blog. Would love to have Brian’s book. Too bad he doesn’t spell his name with a “y”.

  38. Would love a full conference pass! Money is tight right now. Thanks!!

  39. Would LOVE LOVE LOVE to go to PSW please :)

  40. Photoshop World pass would be fantastic! Always cool stuff here on Thursdays! The new Brian Smith book looks great too!

  41. Would love to go to the Shoot Like A Pro Class with Scott Kelby in San Antonio, Texas on August 16th. I will keep trying, just 2 more weeks away!!!

  42. I watched the “…Great Sports Photo” class, with Peter Miller this evening. He’s got some great techniques for capturing sports shots, like a pro. Tips like catching the peak action of the play and his camera on the ground technique are awesome skills that I hope to incorporate into my genre. With a little practice, of coarse… Who knows, this might be a good use for an F-plate too.

    Send a shout out to Peter for me, to say thanks.

  43. I’d love to win a full conference pass to the always awesome PSW!

  44. I would love a pass to Photoshop World.

  45. I would love the portrait book by Brian Smith – thanks Scott.

  46. I’m sure I would enjoy Brain Smith’s book! …or a trip to PSW!!

  47. I’d love to watch Peter Miller’s sports class!!!

  48. I’d love to take in Peter Miller’s sports photography class!!

  49. Would love a ticket to the seminar in San Antonio, TX!! woohoo!

  50. Would love a PSW pass but I’ll be away on a workshop but I’d happily read a copy of Brians book! In fact, I’ll even pass it on once I’ve read it!

  51. It would be great to see Scott in Indianapolis!
    John 786143

  52. Brian Smith was great on The Grid and then I saw him speak at MOPA in San Diego the following day. Really great insights. I’d love a signed copy of his book :-)

  53. I would LOVE to win a full conference pass to Photoshop World in Vegas for my hubby!

  54. Photoshop World!!!! Yes!!! :)

  55. thanks for all the teaching that you guy’s do your crew rock’s thanks for everything,.

  56. I never win anything! Make my year! : )

  57. Thank you very much!

  58. Hoping to win!! :)

  59. Way to be givin’ that stuff away Brad! Would love a copy of the book.
    Phil Scott

  60. Once again, thanks so much for all of the wonderful tips with Lightroom 5

  61. LR5 book from Scott would be cool!

  62. Thanks for the book, very much appreciated.

  63. Like your books and have several

  64. Hi guys. I’ve never received the code for James Shmelzer’s class rental. Can someone look into this, pls :)

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