About the Author
Colin Smith is a best-selling author, trainer, and award-winning digital artist who has caused a stir in the community with his stunning Photoshop
work. Colin is an Adobe Community Professional (ACP), and founder of the extremely popular Photoshop resource site PhotoshopCAFE.com, which has attracted over 30 million visitors.
Colin has more than 18 years of experience in the creative industry and was formerly senior editor and creative director for VOICE magazine. He is a regular columnist for Photoshop User magazine and has been featured in major imaging magazines including Computer Arts, Macworld, After Capture, PSD Photoshop, Advanced Photoshop, Photoshop Creative, Digital Photographer, Web Designer magazine, and a host of others. Colin’s digital imaging work has been recognized with numerous awards including MacWorld Digital Design, three Guru awards, and two nominations for the Photoshop Hall of Fame.
Colin has authored or co-authored more than eighteen books on Photoshop, including the popular How to Wow with Flash (Peachpit Press). Colin is a prolific speaker, presenting his Photoshop techniques to Photographers and graphics professionals across the United States. He has been a speaker at conferences such as WPPI, FlashForward, Photoshop World, and more. In 2012 Colin was the featured speaker for a Multi-City Tour (Route CS6) sponsored by Adobe Systems Incorporated. Colin has consulted with such companies as Adobe Systems, Edison International, Apple, and Disney Studios. His clients include Toyo Tires, Saatchi and Saatchi, Microsoft, Fox Sports, Proctor and Gamble.