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Ted LoCascio has been a professional graphic designer for more than ten years, and is an expert in Photoshop, Elements, InDesign, Illustrator, and QuarkXPress. He served as senior designer at KW Media and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) for several years, and has created layouts and designs for many successful software training books, videos, and magazines, as well as for advertising and marketing materials. Ted is the author of InDesign CS2 at Your Fingertips; The InDesign Effects Book; and Combining Images with Photoshop Elements: Selecting, Layering, Masking, and Compositing. He has contributed articles to Photoshop User magazine and InDesign Magazine, and his designs and illustrations have been featured in several national magazines, including Photoshop User, Mac Design (now Layers), Nikon's Capture User, Great Output, AAA Going Places, and Florida Trend. Ted has taught at Photoshop World, and also teaches a digital graphics course at St. Petersburg College in Seminole, Florida. A Chicago native (born a hopeless Cubs fan) and Columbia College alumnus, Ted relocated to the Tampa Bay area in 1994. He currently resides in Tarpon Springs, Florida, with his wife Jill and their son Enzo.