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Scott Kelby Named Top-Selling U.S.
Photography Techniques Author for 2015

Peachpit Author Sixth Consecutive Year Honoree

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF – April 22, 2016 – Peachpit is excited to announce that for the sixth consecutive year author powerhouse Scott Kelby has once again been recognized as the #1 top-selling photography techniques book author in the U.S., according to research based on Nielsen BookScan data. Since 2010, Scott has been honored with this title, authoring bestselling books like:


"Scott Kelby combines his personal experience as an educator, photographer, and author, with everything he hears from his readers and fans to create the best—and most fun—learning tools for photographers," said Nancy Davis, Executive Editor at Peachpit. "Scott is an educator at heart, and he likes nothing more than to help photographers take their shots to the next level. He continues to inspire photographers around the world, and he inspires us with his unmatched energy, commitment, and talent. We are so proud to be his partner, and we congratulate him on this award."

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About Scott Kelby
Scott Kelby is Editor, Publisher, and co-founder of Photoshop User magazine, and is co-host of The Grid, the weekly, live talk show for photographers. He is also President and CEO of KelbyOne, an online educational community for learning Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography.

Scott is a photographer, designer, and award-winning author of more than 80 books, including Photoshop for Lightroom Users; 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; The Adobe Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers; The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers; and The Best of The Digital Photography Book Series.

For the past six years, Scott has been honored with the distinction of being the #1 best-selling author of photography technique books. His book, The Digital Photography Book, part 1, is now the best-selling book on digital photography in history. His books have been translated into dozens of different languages, including Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Korean, Polish, Taiwanese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Arabic, Swedish, Turkish, Hebrew, and Portuguese, among 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." He is also a recent recipient of the prestigious HIPA Award for his contributions to photography education worldwide.

Scott is Training Director for the official Adobe Photoshop Seminar Tour and Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and trade shows around the world, is featured in a series of online learning courses at, and has been training Photoshop users and photographers since 1993. For more information on Scott, visit him at:

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 Information Technology Professional Group (ITP), which is the world's largest publisher of books, eBooks, video, software, and courseware learning products for technical and creative professionals. Other ITP 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 ITP is the official distributor for Microsoft Press.


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