Julieanne Kost

Named one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business,” Julieanne Kost is the Digital Imaging Evangelist Director at Adobe, responsible for fostering relationships with customers through meaningful and inspirational Photoshop and Lightroom instruction. 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, and her blog (jkost.com/blog). She is also the author of “Passenger Seat — Creating a Photographic Project from Conception Through Execution” 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 Essential Training, Lightroom & Photoshop Workflows, Photoshop Automation Techniques, and the Art of Photoshop Compositing courses for LinkedIn Learning | Lynda.com.

Kost 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 and Warren Motts International Service awards 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.

Julieanne’s Session

What’s New in Lightroom Classic and Photoshop

Sunday, November 5, 2023, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EST

Photography has always been rooted in innovation and technology. With each new advancement, technical barriers are removed, and a higher level of creativity is unleashed. Join Adobe’s Digital Imaging Evangelist Julieanne Kost as she demonstrates the latest transformations and enhancements to Lightroom Classic and Photoshop including the new and improved healing, masking, and noise removal tools in Lightroom Classic and the redesigned gradient tool, enhanced object selections, and the new AI-powered Generative Fill in Photoshop. Don’t miss this opportunity to see the most compelling and useful new features, and how to make them work for you.

Selected Photos by Julieanne