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"An Evening with Colin Smith" of



Join me for an evening of knowledge and fun with Colin Smith, dynamic speaker and photographer extraordinaire on Dec. 17 in San Jose.

Colin 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 also known as a pioneer of HDR photography. Colin is an Adobe ACP (Adobe Community Professional), He is founder of the world’s most popular Photoshop resource site,, which boasts over 30 million visitors.

With over 18 years of experience in the creative industry, Colin was formerly Senior Editor and Creative Director for VOICE magazine. He is a regular columnist for Photoshop User magazine. He has been featured in most 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.

The Evening's Agenda:

6:00-6:30 – network with others, enjoy pizza and refreshments
6:30-7:30 – Colin's presentation (part one)
7:30-7:45 – break
7:45-8:30 – Colin's presentation (part two)
8:30-9:00 – Q&A

Free parking at Adobe San Jose

Entry fee for the evening is $10 and includes one raffle ticket.

Raffle prizes include:

  • Adobe software, including Creative Suite 6, valued at $1900
  • Adobe t-shirts
  • training DVDs

other exciting prizes to be announced

Prize Update on 11/29/12 -- Adobe Community Manager Aaron Houston is personally donating CS6 Photoshop (Windows), Lightroom 4 (Windows/Mac), and possibly (2) more Adobe Software titles TBD. In addition, there will be usual Adobe T-shirts, stickers, buttons, & Adobe software 15%-off discount coupons for attendees.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Great session... Learned a ton and purchased a bunch of Colins training videos...

    December 19, 2012

  • Tsafrir (Mike) M.

    This was an awesome event! Colin did an amazing job catering to all levels!!! Thanks to Sally for organizing!!!

    December 18, 2012

  • Cathy C.

    I thought he provided lots of very useful information in an interesting manner

    1 · December 18, 2012

  • Tim M.

    Excellent evening way more information than I expected Colin is the man when it comes to Photoshop and Lightroom I just wish it could have been longer.

    1 · December 17, 2012

  • Taneka

    Awesome! It was good that Mr. Smith spoke in his natural vernacular, although, some of the terms are unfamiliar, i.e. "smart object," "tone mapping, and HDR- High Dynamic Range." I just wrote them down and will go through his tutorials at and continue my Learnings. Excellent start!

    2 · December 17, 2012

  • Tsafrir (Mike) M.

    Hi All, You must register on the link above to be able to come to this one. We are combining few meetups and we need your registration there. Let me now if you have any questions.

    December 5, 2012

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