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New Seminars Under Way
There is a range of new seminars being offered up by the folks over at Kelby Training Live this year. Dave Cross kicked off the all-new Photoshop CS5 Power User Tour in Oklahoma City this week. His next stop will be in San Antonio, TX this Monday, January 31, 2011. Also kicking off this week is the newly updated Photoshop CS5 Tour for Photographers. Matt Kloskowski is in Covington, KY today and will be Austin, TX on February 4, 2011. Matt will also be bringing the updated Lightroom Live Tour to Houston, TX on March 9, 2011. Lastly Ben Willmore has put together a brand new seminar tour called From Focus to Finish that he will be launching in Salt Lake City, UT on February 23, 2011. For more information on these or other city dates, click here. If you do not see your city or a city near you listed keep checking back as cities are added to the schedule throughout the year. Sooner or later it will show up at a city near you.

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An Intriguing Post by Scott Kelby
Today on Scott’s blog there is an interesting post about looking at your images from years ago with a new eyes. If you have been using Photoshop for a few years, your skills are no doubt much better today than they were back then. It is perhaps worth going into your old hard drives and opening what were then your favorite images and giving them an updated polishing. Ever remember working on an image and wishing there was a tool or feature that existed to help you? Well maybe that feature exist now and can breathe new life into that old image. You never know! Click here to read the full post.

Posted by Corey Barker

Corey is a education and curriculum developer for KelbyOne. He is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, Fl, with a degree in Illustration. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web design and photography. His expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator have earned him numerous awards in illustration, graphic design and photography. Using Photoshop since Version 2, his expertise and creativity have evolved exponentially with every new version, which makes Corey an invaluable addition to the KelbyOne team.

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