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Rafiq Elmansy

I am an author, Adobe community professional,user group manager, friend of Icograda, designer, and photographer. Currently, I teach design practice in the American University in Cairo.

For more than 15 years in the creative field, I am worked in different design and multimedia projects. Also, I am writing books for popular publishers such as FocalPress, O'Reilly Media, and John Wiley. You can view my books list on Amazon:

My published books include Photoshop 3D for Animators, Illustrator Foundations, Teach Yourself Visually SEO, and Quick Guide to Flash Catalyst.

I am the founder of photography online magazine where you can learn photography tips and techniques.

My articles is published in different online magazines such as Adobe Inspire, Graphic Design, and Smashing Magazine. And I am a jury board member in acknowledged design and photography competitions such as Adobe Design Achievements Award, Poster For Tomorrow, and Annual Design Award.

I am also part of Adobe prerelease community where we help developing Adobe applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, and more. And I was Adobe community manager for Adobe prerelease program focusing in the Adobe ME products and Middle East market.

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