Posts in Category "Events and Workshops"

February 25, 2015

Automating Your Workflow in Photoshop – Thursday, on CreativeLive

Julieanne_Kost_Automating_Your_Workflow_WEB_1600x900Are you ready to work better, faster, and more efficiently in Photoshop? Then join me for a free course on Automating Your Workflow in Photoshop to learn everything you need to know to use Photoshop to its fullest potential. More details here.

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February 24, 2015

Chris Orwig and Julieanne Kost –  Searching for the Creative Spark – on CreativeLive this Thursday!

Julieanne_Kost_Chris_Orwig_Searching_for_the_Creative_Spark_WEB_1600x900lrJoin Chris Orwig and I for a free, live broadcast on how to ignite and sustain the creative spark. I hope you will join us this Thursday, Feb. 26th from 9-10:30am PST. More details here.

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February 23, 2015

Photoshop and Lightroom Essentials – Sunday 3/1 at WPPI in Las Vegas!

If you’re attending WPPI, I hope to see you in my class: Photoshop and Lightroom Essentials – Everything You Need to Know in 90 Minutes!

If you still need to upgrade to a full platform pass to attend all of the special events (plus choose from over 200 to attend), click here and get the code before 2/25 when prices hit $399.

Add my Photoshop and Lightroom Essentials class to your planner here.


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February 20, 2015

6 Days of Free Photoshop Training – Starting Monday!

Be sure to join us for a week of free Photoshop and Lightroom training on CreativeLive!

I hope you’ll join me for one of my presentations:

Feb 26 | 9:00am Searching for the Creative Spark with Julieanne Kost and Chris Orwig

Feb 26 | 10:45am Automating Your Workflow

Feb 27 | 9:00am Julieanne’s Favorite Tips and Tricks with Photoshop

Click here to view the entire schedule of presenters and topics. See you there!

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February 18, 2015

Celebrating 25 Years of Photoshop!

Happy Anniversary! Can you believe that Photoshop is turning 25?

Thank you Thomas Knoll for dreaming up and creating Display – the pixel editing program which has since evolved into the Photoshop that I know and love today. Photoshop has allowed me to express my thoughts, face my fears, and pursue my dreams with a creative vision that I never dreamed possible twenty-five years ago.

“2015 will be a year of celebrating, not where Photoshop has been, but where Photoshop is going and the people that make it possible. Below is our “bucket list” for the year, events we invite you to join us in as we look ahead to the next 25 years of Photoshop, and the future that we will co-create together.”

Read more about Photoshop’s 25th Anniversary bucket list on the blog.

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February 16, 2015

It’s Photoshop Week at CreativeLive – February 23 – 28th!

I hope you will join me for CreativeLive’s Photoshop Week 2015! February 23rd, Creative Live will kick off 6 days of free educational training with 13 instructors and 48 classes covering an unprecedented number of tips and techniques for Photoshop and Lightroom! I hope you’ll join me for one of my presentations:

Feb 26 | 9:00am Searching for the Creative Spark with Julieanne Kost and Chris Orwig

Feb 26 | 10:45am Automating Your Workflow

Feb 27 | 9:00am Julieanne’s Favorite Tips and Tricks with Photoshop

Click here to view the entire schedule of presenters and topics. See you there!

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February 12, 2015

Russell Brown and Julieanne Kost – LIVE Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom Webinar – NOW!

Russell and I are currently in Singapore and we will both be presenting a LIVE webinar starting at noon today (8:00pm PST). Russell will be talking about some of his favorite Adobe mobile applications and I will be talking about my favorite new features in Photoshop CC 2014 and Lightroom 5.

Tune in here and check it out!

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December 22, 2014

Visual Memories – The Year in Review

I can’t believe that it’s already the end of the 2014! I’ve created a slideshow with my favorite images that I’ve posted over the past year on Instagram. I enjoy reflecting on the year to try to discover relationships between events in my life. I would strongly encourage you to create a collection of your own images for the year – I have found both the process and the results to be very insightful. Happy Holidays!

And, if you’re interested, below are are the videos from the past 3 years:

2013 Fractured Moments

2012 Moments Alone

2011 The Red Thread

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December 18, 2014

5 years and 1,600 Photoshop and Lightroom Tips, Tricks and Techniques

For the past five years (where did the time go?), I’ve been posting a Photoshop or Lightroom Tip, Trick or Technique almost every weekday. Next year, I’m going to post less often, but hope to cover features and techniques more in-depth. Thank you all for your support over the years!

(Of course all of the past tips will remain on my blog – just use the search box to quickly find past posts on the topic you’re interested in.)

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November 26, 2014

Announcing “Introduction to Photo Compositing” with Julieanne Kost on

I’m excited to announce my new Introduction to Compositing course on! If you’re interested in learning how to create new visual narratives with the power of photo compositing, then this course is for you. Here is a more detailed description:

By choosing elements that work together to form a cohesive message, Julieanne Kost is able to create a composite image that’s more powerful than its individual parts. In this course, she shares the fundamental creative and technical concepts behind photo compositing, from creating diptychs that juxtapose images in separate “frames,” to assembling multiple exposures and strengthening visual impact with textural information. With these simple yet powerful techniques, Julieanne shows how to pull together different imagery and create new, unified visual narratives.


Topics include:

• Unifying images through subject, theme, and composition

• Creating diptychs in Lightroom and Photoshop

• Using layers and masking to blend photographs

• Applying textures with blend modes and opacity

• Blending nighttime and daytime images

• Creating unity with color and tone

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October 28, 2014

Seminar and Workshop at Concordia Design in Ponzan, Poland!

If you are in Ponzan, Poland on Wednesday November 5th, please join me for an open lecture at Concordia Design from 05:00 – 06:30pm. In addition, I will be giving a full day workshop on Lightroom and Photoshop on Thursday, November 6th. Click here for more information, and seminar descriptions. I hope to see you there!

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June 30, 2014

Window Seat  – The Art of Digital Photography and Creative Thinking by Julieanne Kost is Now Available!

I’m pleased to announce that my book Window Seat  – The Art of Digital Photography and Creative Thinking is now available as an eBook via the iTunes store!  First published as a soft-back book, this redesigned and revised eBook was published as a Fixed Layout EPUB directly from the newest release of InDesign CC (2014). It has been enhanced with new photographs as well as updated image processing techniques in Adobe Bridge, Camera Raw and Photoshop.

Part manifesto, part artist’s portfolio and part technical manual, Window Seat, The Art of Digital Photography and Creative Thinking is guaranteed to awaken, delight, and inspire the creative spirit that lives in all of us. 

Photographer, creativity guru and Adobe digital imaging evangelist, Julieanne Kost travels by plane 200+ days a year. For the past decade, she’s been shooting photographs from those airplane windows, recording the extraordinary world that lies beyond the everyday drudgery of business travel on a commercial jet. 

She urges us to consider – and embrace – that which is outside of our daily experience. To see all that we do in our lives as creative acts. To continually strive to stay awake and aware, challenging ourselves to go beyond the status quo.

Click here for more information, download a sample, and purchase the book.


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June 13, 2014

Photo Romania Festival

I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who worked so hard to make my experience at Photo Romania so memorable. I know that making a festival run smoothly is no small task and you all accomplished it with agility and grace. With every little detail taken care of, I was able to thoroughly  enjoy the event, meet a whole new group of friends and bring back wonderful memories and photographs  of not only Cluj-Napoca but also Bucharest, Brasov, and Sighisoara.

For now, here are a few of the images that I have posted via Instagram, I’m sure that I’ll be using the rest of my images in future tips, tricks, and tutorials!

Romania01_lrI really hope to see you at the festival again next year!


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May 16, 2014

The Photograph as a Memory Aid

One of the greatest benefits of making images every day is that when I look back over the past, I’m often reminded of places that I’ve been, people that I’ve met and emotions that I’ve experienced – all which I might have forgotten if it weren’t for the aid of those still images that I made. Here are a few from Photoshop World – Atlanta, WPPI – Las Vegas,  and PPA’s Texas School – Dallas.

And this morning I ran across this quote: Besides the nobel art of getting things done, there is the nobel art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials. -Lin Yutang





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April 21, 2014

Lightroom and Photoshop – a Full Day of Training in Texas!

The wonderful folks at Texas School have invited me to give a full day seminar on Lightroom and Photoshop on Saturday April 26, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center in Dallas TX. Here are more detailed descriptions of topics:

9am – 12pm – Lightroom 5 – Insider Secrets!

Join Adobe’s Principal Evangelist, Julieanne Kost as she demonstrates the astounding capabilities of Lightroom’s Develop module. Julieanne will reveal tools that will help you enhance, refine and add stylistic effects to your images using both global and local non-destructive image adjustments. You will learn how to increase your productivity by creating custom default processing settings, using camera and lens profiles, and saving presets in order to to quickly apply these effects to multiple images. If you’re looking for increased efficiency in your post processing workflow, then this is a seminar you can’t afford to miss! Plus, Julieanne will share her top 10 tipis and tricks for automating Lightroom across all of the modules – from import to delivery of final files for clients.

1pm – 4pm – Photoshop CC – The Creative Composite

Somewhere between the decisive moment and moving pictures lies the world of digital compositing – where multiple images captured at different times layer together to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. In this seminar you will learn what’s needed to create a successful composite and how to reinforce the visual narrative using the right components. Julieanne will demonstrate  flexible and productive ways to organize, construct and manage multiple images in a single document using layers, masking, blend modes, opacity, layer groups, clipping masks, knockout  effects, layer styles and advanced blending options.

Click here to register. The price is $47.00 per person.

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