Scott is the President and CEO of KelbyOne, is also the original “Photoshop Guy”, is the editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference, Training Director and instructor for KelbyOne Live Seminars, and author of a string of bestselling technology and photography books.
Some of Scott’s Accomplishments:
“Wrote “The Digital Photography Book”, which became the bestselling book in history on digital photography. Won the Benjamin Franklin Award for my book The Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers, was named The #1 Bestselling computer/ technology author in the world for the six years straight, and the #1 top-selling author of photography books for six years running. My books have been translated into dozens of different languages, including Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Polish, Taiwanese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Turkish, and Portuguese, among others. “
“In 2015 I was presented with the HIPA Award by the Crown Prince of Dubai for my contributions to photography education and I received the prestigious ASP International Award, presented annually by the American Society of Photographers for “…contributions in a special or significant way to the ideals of Professional Photography as an art and a science.” Earned my black belt in Tae Kwondo. Played in a band in Europe; started my own successful business; married the girl of my dreams, and have an absolutely wonderful son and an amazing little girl. I’m one happy puppy!”
Scott lists his occupation as “Travel photographer and Photoshop Guy”. He is also the President and CEO of KelbyOne (the online educational community for Photographers, Photoshop & Lightroom users); Editor and Publisher of Photoshop User Magazine; Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo; Scott is also the host of the influential photography talk show “The Grid;” Founder of the annual “Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk;” and author of a string of bestselling photography, Lightroom and Photoshop books. Scott is the author of more than 60 books, including The Digital Photography Book series, The Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers, Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers, Light it, Shoot it, Retouch it, The Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers, and The iPhone Book. His books have been translated into dozens of different languages. For the years 2010 through 2012 Kelby has been named the top-selling author of books on photography according to research based on Nielsen BookScan data.