The Twin Cities Photoshop User Group usually meets the second Wednesday every other month (February, April, June, August, October, December) to discuss all things Photoshop. – MCAD Auditorium 150, 7pm to 9pm. Directions

The Twin Cities Lightroom User Group usually meets the second Wednesday every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November) to discuss all things Lightroom. – Easel Solutions, 7pm to 9pm. Directions

Your PSUG hosts are:

Jeffery Tranberry
Jeffrey Tranberry is an artist turned software developer who lives and works in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Jeff has been at Adobe Systems for over 8 years. He is currently a Senior Quality Enginer on the Adobe Photoshop development team and evangelist for Digital Imaging.

During his eight plus years at Adobe he has helped develop ImageReady, Save For Web, multiple layer select, layers palette drag and drop enhancements, Photoshop Extended Video features, Smart Objects, Smart Filters, and Flash Panels. He has taught sessions on scripting and automation at Photoshop World for the past 3 years.

Prior to working at Adobe, Jeff worked in advertising at Olson. Outside of work, Jeff is a huge nerd who collects comics and artwork.

Cory ShubertCory Shubert Photography
Cory has been shooting since 1983, with the better part of that time spent in the commercial arena. He was fortunate to have worked with many wonderful photographers who were willing to share their “street smarts” on the business of photography as well as tips they learned from years of shooting.

“We all strive for perfection in our visions. We study and experiment and test to get closer to the point where we can say man, that is a great shot! But no matter how close we get, there will always be something that can be changed or improved, and that is why we keep trying.”

Steve ByeSteve Bye photo
Photography has always been an interest, but I retired my B&W darkroom nearly forty years ago. Setting it up in our one bathroom, then taking it down every night, lost its appeal.

The first inkjet printers rekindled my interest. Originally I scanned film, then printed from Photoshop. Now I shoot digitally and spend most of my time in Adobe Lightroom.

I love working with my digital images, just as I did in the darkroom, trying to get them to convey the emotion I felt when I took them. Photoshop became a passion, then a profession.

I think my strength as a teacher is in explaining difficult concepts in easily understandable ways, a skill I learned while at Hewlett-Packard Company as a manager, engineer, and trainer. Now I teach at the Mpls Photo Center and formerly taught at the Minnesota Center for Photography.

Robbie HalvorsonRobbie’s Blog
Senior Designer at Boston Scientific focusing on product design and visualization.

Involved with Maya, Photoshop, and Lightroom user groups.

Other presenters:
Paul Howlett – Instructor at Hennepin Technical College and freelancer.
Jeanne Rubbo – NAPP Help Desk