Author and public speaker
Areas of Expertise:
- Photoshop Elements
- digital photography
- presentation design
- graphic design
- image editing
Lesa Snider is on a mission to teach the world to create—and use!—better graphics. She's an internationally acclaimed speaker, stock photographer and founder of the creative tutorial site PhotoLesa.com. Lesa is the author of many video-training workshops (www.lesa.in/clvideos) and the coauthor of iPhoto '11: The Missing Manual. She writes a regular column for Photoshop User, Elements Techniques, and Macworld magazines, and contributes frequently to Design-Tools.com and PlanetPhotoshop.com. Lesa is also a long-time member of the Photoshop World Dream Team of instructors and can be spotted teaching at many other conferences around the globe. She also teaches Advanced Photoshop for the international graphic design school, Sessions.edu. You can connect with her online on Facebook (www.facebook.com/PhotoLesa), YouTube (www.lesa.in/ytvideochannel), Twitter (@PhotoLesa), and www.PhotoLesa.com.
During her free time, you'll find Lesa carving the twisties on her sportbike, dressed up in her Star Trek best at a sci-fi convention, or hanging with fellow Apple Mac enthusiasts. Lesa is a proud member of the BMWMOA, F800 Riders Club, and the Colorado Mac User Group (www.CoMUG.com) a.k.a. the Boulder Mac Maniacs.
Lesa blogs at:
May 13 2013For the last several months I've been hard at work updating our best-selling Photoshop book, Photoshop CC: The Missing Manual. I'm pleased to say it's the best book we've done yet and it includes a slew of new techniques as well as a new chapter on creating 3D text… read more
February 20 2013Want proof that 2013 is a lucky year? For the first time ever, thirteen of the planet's best Photoshop instructors are all converging in the creativeLIVE studios from Feb. 25-March 2 for Photoshop Week... and it's all 100% FREE! You can watch in your pajamas or Star Trek best… read more
Webcast: How to Make Holiday Photo Gifts
December 04, 2012
In this hands-on webcast you'll learn how to create amazing photo gifts for your family, friends, and clients! Lesa will show you how to create beautiful gifts of all kinds. You'll learn how to make these projects in Photoshop as well as iPhoto, plus...
Webcast: How to Retouch Images Like a Pro
October 02, 2012
Get the scoop on retouching people pictures. Learn how to zap: blemishes shines shadows whole objects (or people!) non-destructively You'll learn how to: reduce wrinkles whiten teeth create show-stopping eyes Join Lesa Snider, author of Photoshop...
Webcast: The Joy of Combining Images with Photoshop
September 11, 2012
One of the most rewarding projects you can tackle in Photoshop is combining images. Whether you're swapping backgrounds, spicing up a boring background, or creating a complex collage, this is where things start getting fun. In this hands-on webcast...
Webcast: Combining Photos and Vectors in Photoshop
July 08, 2010
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes. Cost: Free Learn how to easily combine illustrations with photography in this super creative session. Glean the secret to importing vectors into your document so you can experiment with them as backgrounds, artful...
Webcast: Photoshop CS6 Power Hour
July 13, 2012
Get up to speed on the new version of Photoshop of Camera Raw! In this entertaining yet informative webcast presented by Lesa Snider, author of Photoshop CS6: The Missing Manual , you'll learn how to use: CS6's new Content-Aware tools to scoot objects...
Webcast: How to Use Photoshop Smart Objects
November 06, 2012
Since Photoshop CS2, Smart Objects have been an integral part of editing your images non-destructively, but now they're more powerful than ever. In this session you'll learn what they are and when you should use them. You'll learn how to run filters...
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