Other Resources

Adobe Photoshop

Scoops, tips and comments published exclusively for personal friends of Scott Kelby.

Photoshop User TV
Weekly 30 min show about Photoshop for free. Archived episodes costs $1.99–free for NAAP members, however. It is produced by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals.

Layers Magazine
Tips for all creative Adobe products in a weekly TV-style show.

Software Cinema
Training Videos, CD-ROMS and DVDs are available from many different providers, but my favorite is from Software Cinema with Julieanne Kost as the instructor, you may want to check it out.

National Association of Photoshop Professionals
The members-only section provides access to all editions of Photoshop User TV, additional 400 video tutorials, news, discounts and as member you get the magazine.

Adobe Photoshop Design Center
Leading designers, developers, and Adobe experts introduce you to Adobe applications, and highlight new features and key techniques. There’s something for new and experienced users alike. Links to 300 Photoshop tutorials!

Kelby Training
Here you find all training and tutorial offerings available in one spot. This Website combines many offerings from NAAP, thus it is obviously biased when it comes to selecting resources. But, it definitely provides a very comprehensive listing of online as well as face-to-face training.

Photoshop Training.com
Many, many course, for instance, Mastering Layers in Photoshop CS3 with Matt Kloskowski. In this training course by Matt Kloskowski, education and curriculum developer for NAPP, and a “dream team” instructor at the Photoshop World Conference & Expo, you’ll learn the newest CS3 techniques for using one of the most revolutionary and important features in Adobe® Photoshop® Layers.

Adobe Underground
Tips and techniques from the Adobe evangelists.

A lot of ads, but many information about Photoshop and digital photography available.

Dr. Photoshop
Dr. Photoshop is the place to find Adobe Photoshop tutorials. It provides tutorials in written and video format. They have many sample files for free download.

Photoshop Killer Tips
Get your daily video dose of the coolest Adobe® Photoshop tips, timesaving shortcuts, workarounds, and undocumented tricks with Matt Kloskowski.


Photoshop Book Recommendations
Adobe Photoshop CS3 One-On-One by Deke McCelland
Adobe Photoshop CS Classroom in a Book by The Adobe Creative team Adobe
Photoshop CS Studio Techniques by Ben Willmore
Photoshop CS Bible by Deke McClelland and Ted Padova
Photoshop CS Down and Dirty Tricks by Scott Kelby
Adobe Photoshop CS for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby
Photo-retouching Secrets by Scott Kelby
Photoshop Restoration and Retouching by Katrine Eismann
Adobe Photoshop CS Killer Tips by Scott Kelby and Felix Nelson
The Adobe Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby
Adobe Photoshop CS3 One-On-One by Deke McClelland


Program-Specific Resources

Photoshop Technical Support
When you need professional help.

A thorough list of those keyboard shortcuts we all love by Julieanne Kost and Daniel Brown.

Photoshop CS product information


File Formats

Go to lesson #7 on the Canon tutorials to read more about the “big” question: what format to shoot in.

The RAW Format
This tutorial describes the pros and cons of JPEG and RAW format.

Adobe’s Camera RAW tutorial
Adjust multiple Camera Raw images simultaneously


Ethics and legal aspects of image manipulations

Ethics Column
This is a monthly column in News Photographer magazine by Deni Elliott, Director, The Practical Ethics Center, University of Montana and Paul Martin Lester, Professor, Department of Communications, California State University, Fullerton


Printing Supplies

Supply store for various art and high-quality papers. I do not use their inks and CFS, but the paper description and collection is very nice. They offer sample packs of paper to try them out before you buy a larger quantity.

Red River Paper
Affordable nice paper and card stock. I buy their pre-scored inkjet papers for greeting cards and invitations.


Commercial image printing services

Cushing offers the latest in digital and color reproductions, as well as the ability to securely manage digital files online. More than 80 years serving Chicagoans have helped us gain the expertise and technology to give you quick turnaround with outstanding customer service. They are based in Chicago, but can also serve people at over 300 locations worldwide.

4-color digital offset printing, large format poster printing, color laser copies, color photo prints, hi-res scanning, film & optical camera services, design & prepress services
Typically, printing can be accomplished within 24 hours.
Example: UV Photobase, 48”x48”, $89.00 (plus shipping & tax)

connected to some of the top commercial printers in the industry, prints on the best commercial printing presses using the best inks (including raised ink or “thermography”), printed on the best professional paper stock, various shipping methods available.

full-service color and black & white digital printing, poster-size enlargements, banners & signs also available
pick-up in as little as four hours, delivery via courier or FedEx Pay online or in a branch

only commercial printing company offering free custom professional graphic designing, custom die cutting, shipping, folders, brochures & flyers

high quality four color printing, bruchures, posters, flyers, etc. fast and easy submission of all your digital files, full color, quality printing services, orders shipped within 5-7 business days
Example: Brochures, 8 1/2X11, 80# Gloss Text with Full Color Front and Back, 250 for $330.74