Editor and Publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Editor-in-Chief of Layers Magazine; training director and instructor for the Adobe Photoshop Seminar Tour, President National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), and CEO of Kelby Media Group. He is the Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo, author of numerous Photoshop training DVDs and online courses, and co-host of PhotoshopTV.
Scott is the author of a string of bestselling technology books, including The Digitial Photography Book, Vol. 1 which became the bestselling digital photography book in history. He won the Benjamin Franklin Award for his book The Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers, and was named the #1 bestsellling computer/technology author in the world for the past four years straight.
Joe McNally is an internationally acclaimed American photographer and long-time photojournalist. From 1994 until 1998, he was LIFE magazine's staff photographer, the first one in 23 years.
His most well known series is the "Faces of Ground Zero — Portraits of the Heroes of September 11th", a collection of 246 giant Polaroid portraits shot in the Moby c Studio near Ground Zero in a three-week period shortly after 9/11. A large group of these historic, compelling life-size (9' x 4') photos were exhibited in seven cities in 2002, seen by almost a million people. The sale of 55,000 copies of the exhibit book, printed by LIFE, raised over $2 million for the 9/11-relief effort. This collection is considered by many museum and art professionals to be the most significant artistic endeavor to evolve to date from the 9/11 tragedy.
Some of McNally's other renowned photographic series include, "The Future of Flying," a cover & 32-page story, commemorating the centennial observance of the Wright Brothers' flight and the future of aviation, which appeared in National Geographic Magazine, December 2003. Joe is a 25-year contributor to National Geographic, and this story was the first all digital shoot for the magazine. This issue was a National Magazine Award Finalist, and the magazine’s best-selling issue ever. In 2005 Joe shot a photo diary of the New York City Opera's historic first tour to Japan as part of the World Expo 2005.
Joe’s work has won numerous awards, and appeared in a variety of publications, advertising campaigns, books and more, including: Nikon, New York Times, National Geographic, Sony, Newsweek, ESPN Magazine, Land’s End, Discover, Life Books, MetLife, Bogen, Haggin Marketing, Lifetime, AGA Marketing, Wildlife Conservation Society, American Ballet Theatre, Men’s Journal, LIFE, and Fast Company.
Joe McNally is known internationally for his ability to produce technically and logistically complex assignments with expert use of color and light. As part of his teaching activities, he conducts numerous workshops around the world.
Eric Meola’s first book, Last Places on Earth, an exploration of the disappearing beauty of various cultures, ceremonies and wildlife in remote areas of the world at the end of the 20th century, was published in 2004 (Graphis). In 2006, a book of his photographs from the photo shoot for Bruce Springsteen’s seminal album, Born to Run, titled Born to Run: The Unseen Photos was published (Insight Editions). At a subsequent exhibition of prints from the book that occurred in the U.K. that year, a world record was set for photographic print sales.
Eric’s photographs are in private and public collections including the International Center of Photography, the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., the George Eastman House, and the Museum of Modern Art in Munich. His notable graphic color images have appeared editorially in various magazines, including Life, Travel & Leisure, Esquire, and Time, for which he did three covers.
He has done advertising and corporate photography for many clients including Canon, IBM, Kodak, American Express, AT&T, United Technologies, Jeep, Rollerblades, BMW, Timberland and Johnnie Walker. He has won numerous awards including the 1986 ‘Advertising Photographer of the Year’ award from the American Society of Media Photographers, and in 1989 he was the only photographer in Adweek magazine’s national ‘Creative All-Star Team’; that same year he received a ‘Clio’ for the images he made for the Timberland campaign.
Eric is a Canon Explorer of Light and his latest book, India: In Word and Image (Welcome Books), a collection of images from his travels throughout India, ranks in the top 20 in sales (at Amazon) for the category of photography travel Asia books.
Moose’s true passion is wildlife photography and he considers himself incredibly fortunate to be amongst North America’s critters and to be able to tell their stories with his camera. Along the way, Moose has been fortunate to be recognized for his passion: a Nikon Legend Behind the Lens, Lexar Elite Photographer, recipient of the John Muir Conservation Award, Research Associate with the Endangered Species Recovery Program, to name just a few.
He shares his knowledge through his writing, having been published in over 131 magazines worldwide, author of 23 books, and lecturing across the country to thousands upon thousands of photographers. One of the original Nikon shooters to receive the D1 in 1999, Moose embraced this new technology, becoming the only wildlife photographer in the world to shoot strictly digital in the early years. Moose continues his main goal of photographing the life history of North America’s endangered wildlife and wildplaces. Being a creative innovator of new techniques both behind the camera and the computer is the driving force behind his photography and goals.
Syl is known internationally for his blog, PixSylated.com, and his many articles on innovative Canon flash techniques. In Longarm and Metalhead, Syl shared his pioneering set-up for using Canon Speedlites and softboxes on extendable poles. In Smashing Pumpkins, he demonstrated how to simultaneously fire a dozen Speedlites and freeze action with high-speed sync. His Canon Speedlite Wishlist started a global dialogue on the features of Canon Speedlites that has attracted comments from hundreds of photographers.
Beginning on September 3rd, 2007 former NFL quarterback “Boomer” Esiason and top-rated radio personality Craig Carton have teamed up to provide New Yorkers with an entertaining and most informative sports talk program on WFAN radio. Boomer and Carton have climbed to the top of the much sought after mens 25-54 year old ratings battle and have proven to be one of the top morning programs in the New York tri-state area. Both Boomer and Carton are avid users of digital imaging instruments and are image hobbyists.
Boomer Esiason can also be seen on the CBS T.V. network on “The NFL Today” and the Boomer Esiason Show on M.S.G.-He also provides color for NFL football radio casts on Westwood 1.
Craig Carton was an intern at WFAN in 1988 and has held on-air positions in Cleveland-Denver-Philadelphia-before landing the ultimate sportsradio hosting gig at WFAN.
The Boomer and Carton Radio Program—Monday-Friday 6am-10am. WFAN is owned and operated by CBS radio.