Russell Brown is the Principal Creative Director at Adobe Systems Incorporated and an Emmy Award-winning instructor. He uses Adobe products to combine the worlds of design and software development. In his 29 year Adobe career, he's contributed to the evolution of Adobe Photoshop with feature enhancements, advanced scripts, and most recently, Adobe Photoshop panel development. Brown's extensive design knowledge and zany presentation style have won him a devoted following among users of all levels. Via his entertaining series of Photoshop Tips and Tricks, Brown tests the creative limits of Adobe tools for an audience that includes art directors, designers, photographers, artists, and other creative professionals. His tips appear on the web at tv.adobe.com and www.russellbrown.com.
Julieanne Kost is Principal Evangelist for Photoshop and Lightroom at Adobe Systems, founder of jkost.com, publisher of the Daily Photoshop and Lightroom Tip, host of “The Complete Picture” a bimonthly instructional training program featuring Lightroom and Photoshop on AdobeTV, author of “Window Seat – The Art of Digital Photography and Creative Thinking” and author of Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC Essential Training with Lynda.com.
Deke McClelland is the author of more than 50 video courses on creative imaging, graphics, 3D, and design for the industry-leading lynda.com. One of the most award winning writers in the business, Deke has written over 80 books translated into 24 languages, with more than 4 million copies in print. These have included The Photoshop Bible, several For Dummies books, and his own One-on-One series published under Deke Press. In his spare time, Deke runs dekeOnline, where he posts episodes of his popular lynda.com weekly series, Deke's techniques. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his two sons.
Jan Kabili is a software trainer and photographer, who has been helping designers and photographers learn Photoshop, Lightroom, Elements, and photography for over a decade. Since writing her first book with Lynda Weinman back in 2001, she has authored countless videos, books, and articles about how to use Adobe software. You’ll find lots of her tutorials online at lynda.com and on Adobe TV. Jan's books include How to Wow: Photoshop for the Web, Photoshop for the Web Hands on Training, Photoshop Complete Course, and Photoshop Elements Complete Course. Her creative career has turned out to be so much fun, she's very nearly recovered from her past life as a Stanford Law School grad and litigator.
Bonny Lhotka leverages her training as a traditional painter and printmaker to bring innovations and new inventions that combine the best of many years of alternative photography and printmaking techniques with modern technology to create unique works of art and photography. After years of experimentation and development her new processes allow alternative photographers, traditional printmakers, and 21st century digital artists to express their creative voice in ways never before possible. She shares the techniques she has developed in two best selling books: Digital Alchemy and The Last Layer published by New Riders Voices That Matter. Her work is shown and collected internationally and appears in numerous books and articles featuring experimental media. Her art is in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Albuquerque Art Museum. She is the recipient of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award.
"I am primarily an entertainment/beauty retoucher. Been doing it for what seems like forever. I feel very privileged to be working in this industry, with pretty amazing people. I have resettled in LA after a 5 year stint in rural France. I travel back and forth from Los Angeles, Paris, London."