About the Author
Peter Bauer is the author of seven books on Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and digital photography, and has contributed to a number of other books. His latest Photoshop book is Photoshop CS2 for Dummies. As the help desk director for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), Pete personally answers tens of thousands of email questions annually about Photoshop and computer graphics. He has contributed to and assisted on such projects as feature film special effects, major book and magazine publications, award-winning websites, and fine-art exhibitions. An Adobe Certified Expert (ACE), Pete is a regular contributor to Photoshop User and Mac Design magazines and writes a regular column for the computer graphics portal www.PlanetPhotoshop.com. He has taught computer graphics at the university level and serves as a computer graphics efficiency consultant for a select corporate clientele. Pete appears regularly as a member of the Photoshop World Instructor Dream Team. He tests and writes documentation for a variety of Photoshop- and Illustrator-related software. Pete and his wife, Professor Mary Ellen O'Connell of the Notre Dame Law School, live along the St. Joseph River in South Bend, Indiana.