Scott Kelby


About Scott Kelby

Scott Kelby (FL) is Editor and Publisher of Lightroom Magazine; producer of, Editor and co-founder of Photoshop User magazine; host of The Grid, the influential, live, weekly talk show for photographers; and is founder of the annual Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photo Walk.™

He is President and CEO of KelbyOne, an online educational community for learning Lightroom, Photoshop, and photography.

Scott is a photographer, designer, and award-winning author of more than 90 books, including Light It, Shoot It, Retouch It: Learn Step by Step How to Go from Empty Studio to Finished Image; The Adobe Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers; The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers Using Photoshop; How Do I Do That In Lightroom?; and The Digital Photography Book series. The first book in this series, The Digital Photography Book, part 1, has become the top-selling book on digital photography in history.

For six years in a row, Scott has been honored with the distinction of being the world’s #1 best-selling author of photography techniques books. His books have been translated into dozens of different languages, including Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Polish, Taiwanese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Hebrew, Dutch, Swedish, Turkish, and Portuguese, among many others. He is a recipient of 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,” and the HIPA Special Award presented for his worldwide contributions to photography education.

Scott is Conference Technical Chair for the annual Photoshop World Conference and a frequent speaker at conferences and trade shows around the world. He is featured in a series of online learning courses at and has been training Photoshop users and photographers since 1993.