Peter Bauer (born October 29, 1957) is a computer graphics professional. He is perhaps best known as the Help Desk Director for KelbyOne (formerly the National Association of Photoshop Professionals). He is the author of “Photoshop for Dummies,” as well as a number of other books on Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, digital photography, and computer graphics. He also contributes to a number of graphics-related magazines and Internet sites. He received the Photoshop Pioneer award in September 2005 and was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame in September 2010.
Bauer is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and his photography has won numerous awards, both nationally and internationally. He taught Photoshop in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Art, Art History and Design.