Lee Varis is an advertising photographer and digital artist working in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles. He has been digital for the last 18 years and has taught numerous Photoshop courses and consulted for major corporations. His first book Digital photography for Creative Professionals is in its 2nd edition with Rockport Publishers. He is currently working on the second edition of Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally Lighting, Photographing, and Retouching Faces and Bodies for Sybex. He has written magazine articles for Design Graphics, Photo Electronic Imaging, PC Photo, Digital Photo Pro, RangeFinder and his work has appeared in National Geographic, Fortune and Newsweek. Lee is considered to be one of the pre-eminent digital photography/Photoshop Gurus in Los Angeles and is one of the founders of the LA Digital Imaging Group.