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Scott Kelby Is Top-Selling U.S.
Photography Techniques Author for 2014

Peachpit Author Leads in Photography Techniques Book Sales,
According to Nielsen BookScan Data

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF – March 30, 2015 – For the fifth consecutive year—2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and now 2014—Scott Kelby has been recognized as the top-selling photography techniques book author in the U.S., according to research based on Nielsen BookScan data. Peachpit/New Riders published four Kelby titles in 2014: The Photoshop Elements 13 Book for Digital Photographers; Scott Kelbyโ€™s Digital Photography Boxed Set, Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; The Digital Photography Book, Part 5: Photo Recipes; and The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release).

Scott Kelby's bestselling books also include The Digital Photography Book (volumes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5), which feature hundreds of photographic tips for photographers; Photo Recipes Live (Part 1 and Part 2); Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques for Photographers Using Photoshop; Light It, Shoot It, Retouch It: Learn Step by Step How to Go from Empty Studio to Finished Image; Photoshop for Lightroom Users; and Scott Kelby's 7-Point System for Adobe Photoshop.

"Scott Kelby has the rare ability to combine inspiration, instruction, and a bit of humor to truly make learning photography fun," said Paul Boger, Vice President and Pearson Technology Group Publisher. "An unmatched educator, photographer, and author, Scott has inspired thousands of photographers of all levels to grab their camera and shoot dramatically better photos. We are so proud and honored to have him in our Pearson family and continue to be amazed and impressed by his many well-earned accomplishments."

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About Scott Kelby
Scott Kelby, photographer, educator, designer, and award-winning author of more than 60 books, is president and CEO of KelbyOne and cofounder and CEO of Kelby Media Group. Additionally, Kelby is Editor-in-Chief of Photoshop User magazine, and is co-host of The Lightroom Show, co-host of The Grid, the weekly, live talk show for photographers, and Executive Producer of the top-rated weekly show Photoshop User TV. He serves as training director for KelbyOne LIVE; and he is the technical chair of the Photoshop World Conference & Expo. Kelby is a recent recipient of the acclaimed HIPA Award for his contributions to photography education worldwide and his books have been translated into over 25 different languages, including Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Polish, Taiwanese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, Turkish, and Portuguese, among others. For more information, visit and

About Pearson
Pearson is the world's leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 80 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. For more information about Pearson, visit

Peachpit is part of the Pearson Technology Group (PTG), which is the world's largest publisher of books, eBooks, video, software, and courseware learning products for technical and creative professionals, computer users, and business professionals. Other PTG publishing imprints include Addison-Wesley Professional, Adobe Press, Cisco Press, IBM Press, FT Press, Que, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall Professional, Sams, and VMware Press, and PTG is the official distributor for Microsoft Press.


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