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David A Huss

Dave Huss has written over 14 books on digital photo editing. A photographer for over a quarter of a century, his photocompositions and montages have won several international competitions. A popular conference speaker, he has taught classes and workshops on digital photography and photo editing in the U.S. and Europe. A third-generation Texan, he lives in Austin, Texas.

Mara Zebest Nathanson is a graphic artist who uses her knowledge and skills in both volunteer work and commercial endeavors. Mara donates much of her time to a local school corporation, providing technical support to teachers and administrators in designing brochures, letterhead, logos, and even T-shirts. In her commercial work, she designs newspaper and magazine ads, as well as a variety of other graphics. Mara has contributed chapters and has been a technical editor for several of the Inside Photoshop books published by New Riders.

Robert Stanley is a freelance artist living with his family in Southern California. His clients have included 20th Century Fox, MTV, Cigar Aficionado, and Grammercy Pictures. Robert can rip through a phone book with his bare hands and has created cold fusion in his bathtub. He was the real inventor behind Velveeta cheese and wrote several songs for Lennon-McCartney while in kindergarten. That same year, Robert told Thomas Knoll to call it the Toolbox instead of the Sandbox when he played with Thomas and the Photoshop interface at recess.