Julieanne Kost is the Digital Imaging Evangelist Director at Adobe Systems, responsible for fostering relationships with customers through meaningful and inspirational Photoshop and Lightroom instruction, and was previously named one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business.” As a highly sought-after speaker for the industry-standard Digital Imaging franchise, she devises and presents motivating and educational training sessions, sharing original techniques and tutorials worldwide — via live events, Adobe.com, her blog (blogs.adobe.com/jkost) and website.
Julieanne is also the author of Passenger Seat—Creating a Photographic Project from Conception Through Execution in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Window Seat — The Art of Digital Photography and Creative Thinking, an accomplished photographer and fine artist, and creator and host of the popular Photoshop CC Essential Training, Lightroom & Photoshop Workflows, Photoshop Automation Techniques, and the Art of Photoshop Compositing for LinkedIn Learning | Lynda.com.
Julieanne is well-known for her unique approach to instruction, infusing practical tips and tricks with an equal amount of humor and creativity that keeps audiences entertained and engaged. She often serves as a guest lecturer at distinguished photography schools and leading educational institutions around the world. She has created and published more than a thousand instructional videos for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. For her outstanding service and contributions to the photographic industry, she received the Chuck Westfall Technical Education award from the Lucie Foundation, the Gerhard Bakker award from the Professional Photographers of America and was granted the title of Honorary Educational Associate as well as received the International Award for her significant contributions to Professional Photography as an Art and a Science from the American Society of Photographers, and was inducted to the Photoshop Hall of Fame by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals.