Who is behind the CAFE?

/Who is behind the CAFE?
Who is behind the CAFE?2019-07-29T08:12:35+00:00

Colin Smith is an award winning Graphic Designer who has caused a stir in the design community with his stunning photorealistic illustrations composed entirely in Photoshop. He is also founder of the popular PhotoshopCAFE web resource for Photoshop users and web designers.

He has won several design contests and awards including:

Finalist: Macworld Design contest 2002 NY

1st Place – Illustration: Guru Award- Photoshop World Convention 2002 in SanDiego

Finalist – Web Design: Guru Award – Photoshop World Convention 2002 in Sandiego

1st Place – Illustration: Guru Award – Photoshop World Convention 2001 in LA

Winner – Dynamic Graphics, Bright Ideas design challange.
Colin’s work has been recognized by Photoshop User, Mac Design, Computer Arts (French edition) Dynamic Graphics and WWW Internet Life magazines.

Colin has Authored 5 books: From Photoshop to Dreamweaver, New Masters of Photoshop, Foundation Photoshop, Photoshop most wanted and Photoshop 7 Trade Secrets.

New Masters was awarded best book of 2001 by DT&G: Design, Type & Graphics Magazine in conjunction with The Design & Publishing Center, The Designers’ Bookshelf and the Graphic-Design Network.

He is the technical Editor of Digital Design Contest Winners and Photoshop Elements 2 by Hungry Minds.

Colin writes weekly columns for Planet Photoshop and the NAPP members site.

Colin was formally the Senior Editor and Art Director for VOICE magazine. Voice is a full color magazine that is published monthly in 27 languages and 150 countries.
Contacting us for help:

If you have any Dreamweaver, Photoshop, design or technical related questions, please post them in the forum where Colin or the staff will be happy to answer them in a timely manner.

If you wish to contact colin regarding contract design work, press or training and consulting services please do so at this address:colin@photoshopcafe(NOSPAM).com

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