Good morning everybody and a big hello from the Lonestar State. Here’s a quick look at what’s going on:

> Loving Austin!
Yesterday I had a great seminar here in Austin (almost 500 photographers joined me for the day), and met lots of great folks (also accidentally made off with the Wacom’s guy’s pen. Left mine somewhere (probably in a hotel room in India), and he loaned me his to use for the class, but by the time I was done answering questions at the end of the day, he was long gone. Stuart, I have your pen and would love to send it back to you!).

> I Almost Got to Shoot The SuperBowl. Almost. :(
It’s been a dream of mine (and any football photographer) to shoot the SuperBowl, and a friend of mine worked really hard to make my dream come true, and I actually had a photo credential lined up, but yesterday I found out that it wasn’t coming through afterall. I knew it was a long shot, so I made myself not get pumped up about it, but it sure would have been surreal. I’m not complaining—-last year I got to shoot the NFC Champtionship game, so at least I got one game away. Thanks to my buddy for going out of his way to try and make a dream come true. That’s a great friend! :)

> The Late Blog Post
The reason I didn’t get to blog last night was: I was on the panel for a live broadcast of a Google+ hangout, hosted by Trey Ratcliff and broadcast on the Twit network (and YouTube as well). Great panelists, including Jeremy Cowart, RC, Nicole Young, Catherine Hall, Gordan Liang, and Brian Matiash (among others). The topic was: Shoots gone wrong, and everybody shared their horror stories. A great time, and lots of scary stories (Jeremy had a doozy!).

> Light it Issue #5
We are getting lots of wonderful feedback on the current issue, and the magazine is really finding its legs. If you haven’t downloaded the new issue, it’s on the App store.

> Come see me in Dallas and Phoenix
My next stops on my seminar tour are Dallas on Feb 21st, and Phoenix on the 22nd. Hope you can join me (here’s the link). Also, this weekend I’ll be teaching at the ProPhoto Expo in Cincinnati—if you’re going, make sure you stop and say hi! :)

That’s it for today. Sorry for the late post, but after that hangout last night, I was tired I literally fell into bed. Got a decent night’s sleep though. ;-)

Have a great Tuesday everybody! :)

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Scott is the President of KelbyOne, an online educational community for Photographers, Photoshop and Lightroom users. He's editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, and the author of a string of bestselling Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography books.

15 Comments

  1. Wow! Great new design for your blog! Nice & clean. I really love it!

  2. Great look. It flows really well on an iPhone.

  3. I keep looking for the Light It magazine on the Android Market but can’t find them????

  4. Hi Scott,
    Sorry to hear that you didn’t get the opportunity to shoot the Super Bowl.
    I quite like the new format.
    I am not sure about the Disqus thing. I am not comfortable giving it access to all of my contacts.
    You don’t have a profile with them yet, if you profile picture is any indication.
    Take care,
    Clive

  5. Wow!  I’m liking the new look, Scott.  Kudos to your design team.  Very nice portfolio shots on the main page, as well.  I’m glad that you chose different pictures from your previous portfolio, but you need to put some of the pics from your recent India trip in there! :)

    Too bad you missed the Super Bowl.  I’d love to see some pics of the Patriots.  Maybe next year if they play Tampa! 8)

    –John

  6. Love the new look.

  7. My favorite part of the new look is the larger portfolio at the top.  Can’t wait to see what it’s like on my iPhone.

  8. Scott…really like your new blog….looks great!!

  9. Scott, if they don’t let YOU shoot Superbowl, the question arises, who’s left in this country to qualify?

  10. Hi Scott, love the new site! looks great on my ipad :)

  11. Scott the new blog is absolutely amazing. One of the best WordPress sites I’ve seen. Can I borrow your design team? Photofocus.com is due for a remake and I now see you’ve set the bar VERY high :) 
    Seriously well done. 

  12. I am having a terrible time getting new magazine issues. I have the original free issue, but when I go to buy any of the new issues, I get a message which says I have to have the original before I can buy the new ones. I have tried deleting the app and reinstalling, but when I go to get it again, it says I have already downloaded. It’s like Catch 22! 

  13. I managed to get seats at the 40 yard line / 20 rows up from field.  My EFS 17-55 on my 7D Body gained me entrance and little length to work with.  This pp shot using tilt shift generator was one of my better keepers.

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