Scott Kelby is Editor, Publisher, and co-founder of Photoshop User magazine, and is co-host of The Grid, the weekly, live talk show for photographers. He is also President and CEO of KelbyOne, an online educational community for learning Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography.
Scott is a photographer, designer, and award-winning author of more than 80 books, including Photoshop for Lightroom Users; Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers Using Photoshop; Light It, Shoot It, Retouch It: Learn Step by Step How to Go from Empty Studio to Finished Image; The Adobe Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers; The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers; and The Best of The Digital Photography Book Series.
For the past six years, Scott has been honored with the distinction of being the #1 best-selling author of photography technique books. His book, The Digital Photography Book, Part 1, is now the best-selling book on digital photography in history. His books have been translated into dozens of different languages including Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Polish, Taiwanese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Arabic, Swedish, Turkish, Hebrew, and Portuguese, among others. He is a recipient of the prestigious ASP International Award, presented annually by the American Society of Photographers for "contributions in a special or significant way to the ideals of Professional Photography as an art and a science." He is also a recent recipient of the prestigious HIPA Award for his contributions to photography education worldwide.
Scott is Training Director for the official Adobe Photoshop Seminar Tour, and Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo. He's a frequent speaker at conferences and trade shows around the world, is featured in a series of online learning courses at KelbyOne.com, and has been training Photoshop users and photographers since 1993.