Lesa Snider is on a mission to teach the world to create—and use!—better graphics. She's a best-selling author, internationally acclaimed speaker, stock photographer and creator of the tutorial site, PhotoLesa.com. She's also a founding instructor for creativeLIVE.com (www.lesa.in/clvideos), author of the Photoshop: The Missing Manual series, and coauthor of iPhoto: The Missing Manual series, as well as a long-time member of the Photoshop World Dream Team of instructors. Lesa writes a regular column for Photoshop User, Photographic Elements Techniques, and Macworld magazines. You can connect with her on Facebook (www.facebook.com/PhotoLesa), YouTube (www.lesa.in/ytvideochannel), Twitter (@PhotoLesa), and www.PhotoLesa.com.
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June 10 2014Your summer photos will be even more precious to you a few years from now! Why not invest $1.99 to make them the best they can be? My brief new e-book provides a handful of time-tested techniques that will take your photos from Hmmm to Wow! My examples make these… read more
June 04 2014I'm thrilled to be teaching again at the Geek Girl Tech Conference in San Diego! Please join me June 21, 2014, at the University of San Diego -- and get 20% off your registration with code PhotoLesa14. read more
May 06 2014It was such fun to shoot Tran's Black Belt Spectacular event this past Saturday in Loveland, CO. What an inspirational event! The lighting wasn’t ideal (standard gym lighting); however, that was no problem for a Canon 5D Mark III + a 70-300mm L series lens + Lightroom! A huge… read more
March 31 2014I'm speaking at HOW2 TRAINING at HOW Design Live Boston, May 12-14, 2014 @ Hynes Convention Center. Early bird deadline is tomorrow! Save an additional 15% on any HOW2 Package when you use my discount code "LESAHOW14" Check out the training schedule — I hope to see you there! read more
March 31 2014creativeLIVE.com has all my courses on sale this week while I teach my "Creative Cloud Essentials" course. If you've been waiting to purchase any of my 30 titles, now's a great time to save some bucks! read more
March 30 2014Join me on creativeLIVE.com March 31-April 2 for three days of Adobe Creative Cloud Essentials and win big! Each day we'll choose FOUR lucky winners: Tags: photography lightroom Photoshop creative cloud read more
March 19 2014Are you ready to take advantage of all the benefits of Adobe's Creative Cloud? Join me March 31–April 2 for "Creative Cloud Essentials", a comprehensive 3-day immersion into how it can enhance your business. This class can be watched through any web browser, and it's 100% free while live,… read more
March 15 2014Adobe's special "Photoshop Photography Program" ends March 31, so if you want to take advantage of this opportunity to get Photoshop and Lightroom in a Creative Cloud special bundle for just $9.99 per month, do it now! read more
March 15 2014Join me this Wednesday, March 19, from 4pm-5pm Eastern time (1pm-2pm Pacific) for a PhotoFocus hangout on using Lightroom together with Photoshop! My good friend and Lightroom expert Rob Sylvan is hosting this hangout, which is produced by the incredibly knowledgeable Richard Harrington. read more
Webcast: Learn to Master Photoshop's Fabulous Filters
Webcast: Learn to Master Photoshop's Smart Objects
Webcast: How to Make Holiday Photo Gifts
Webcast: How to Retouch Images Like a Pro
Webcast: The Joy of Combining Images with Photoshop
Webcast: Combining Photos and Vectors in Photoshop
Webcast: Photoshop CS6 Power Hour
Webcast: How to Use Photoshop Smart Objects
Webcast: Learn to Master Photoshop's Practical Creative Effects
Webcast: Learn to Master the Art of Photoshop's Content-Aware Features
"Aa top reference for any new to Photoshop CS6, as well as those seeking refresher tips or detailed information."
"Would I recommend this book? Definitely. Take a look at it if you're looking for a book that will cover everything."
"Here is the book that virtually every Photoshop CS6 user will find both informational and inspirational."
"As a reference book, or a resource when learning a new topic in Photoshop, the missing manual is ideal dutifully fulfilling its promised role as taking the place of the manual Adobe has given up trying to write. "
"Lesa Snider, the author, has done the Photoshop community a huge favour by writing this book. In my opinion, this book should have been in the box with Adobe Photoshop CS6."
"If you want to learn Photoshop thoroughly, this is the book to go to. This is the new Photoshop bible."
"A 'must' for any interested in Macs and digital photography, showing how to organize a collection and how to share images online."
"This is a book that every photographer should have on his desk. The content is easy to read, simple to find, and provides the correct solution to any Photoshop problem."
want to realize the full potential of iPhoto, from organizing to editing, creating slideshows and prints,
sharing on Facebook and Web galleries, creating drool-worthy movies, screensavers, books, calendars and cards, you wont
find a better resource."
"This is the ultimate source for learning all of the major features of Adobe Photoshop CS5..."
"Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual is a 'must' for any Photoshop CS5 reference collection...No Photoshop CS5 library should be without this easy, basic handbook!"
"This book, for its clever writing, clear instructions, and abundance of bright, easy to understand graphics, is a must-have for all who wish to harness Photoshops impressive capabilities."
"I think that Photoshop CS5: The Missing Manual is more of a reference manual than a tutorial and as such you want to have some basic knowledge of Photoshop. I also like the clear images and full color. As a reference manual, I have to say it is one of the best I have seen and well worth the expense and so I very highly recommend this book."
"If you only can have one photoshop book in your electronic library or even the hard back edition, this is the one to get. "
"...a joy to read."
"...coherent, informative, and full of useful content. It is sufficient for all who feel one book is enough. The numerous color graphics pop and are one of its many strengths...Lesas writing style is clear and amusing. Her sense of humor comes through making this book an easy read. Her uncomplicated explanations for very complex topics are remarkable...This is the book that should have been in the box with Photoshop CS4. Buy it."
"Im currently taking a Photoshop 2 class and our textbook is Photoshop CS4 The Missing Manual by Lesa Snider King. I think its one of the best Photoshop books for students. The examples and explanations are very easy to understand, and the author has a humorous style of writing. "
"A must-have if you need to know everything there is to know about Photoshop, but it's going to take a long time to consume all the information over nearly 800 pages of text!"
"This might be the best Photoshop book I've read. And I've read a lot of them. What impressed me most is the attention to detail and colorful illustrations."
"I highly recommend this book whether you are a Photoshop guru or a Photoshop wanna-be!"
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