David Pogue is the founder of Yahoo Tech, former tech columnist for the New York Times, a double-Emmy-winning correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, and the creator of the Missing Manual series. He’s the author or coauthor of 72 books, including 30 in this series, six in the For Dummies line (including Macs, Magic, Opera, and Classical Music), and a novel for middle-schoolers called Abby Carnelia’s One and Only Magical Power. In his other life, David is a former Broadway show conductor, a piano player, and a magician. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and three awesome children. Links to his columns and weekly videos await at www.davidpogue.com. He welcomes feedback about his books by email at email@example.com.
Lesa Snider, internationally acclaimed author and speaker, is on a mission to teach the world to create better graphics. She’s the author of several books including the popular Photoshop: The Missing Manual and The Skinny Book series of eBooks (www.theskinnybooks. com). Lesa is a founding instructor for creativeLIVE.com (www.lesa.in/clvideos), where she teaches image editing, graphic design, and stock photography, and a regular columnist for Photoshop User, Photographic Elements Techniques, and Macworld magazines. She’s also a stock photographer, a long-time member of the Photoshop World Dream Team of instructors, and captain of her very own Prometheus-class starship. Lesa and her husband, Jay Nelson, live in Boulder, CO with their two cats, Samantha and Sherlock.
Visit Lesa’s tutorial-riddled website at www.PhotoLesa.com, connect with her on Twitter (@PhotoLesa), or pose questions on her Facebook Fan page (www.Facebook.com/Photolesa).