About PSKiss

Have you ever set next to a Photoshop expert and wondered, how come they get so fast to those wonderful results?
Well, we guess you had… We’ve been there not so long ago.
The truth is that it isn’t that simple. They know the workarounds. Those little tricks and cheats that help them bridge the gap…
We started PSKiss.com precisely for that – we want you to be able to close the gap.
However, we do not intend to clear your bank account. We will not charge you hundreds of Dollars for seminars or for additional software that costs more then Photoshop itself… We want you to have more free time for whatever is important to you.

We want to keep it simple for you!

Simple but NOT stupid.

Simple and Smart!

We created a large variety of Photoshop filters, that will extend your Photoshop skills and will assist you to produce more work, explore new and exciting effects, create great professional looking images – all this, without having to spend hours of trial & error….
You will access all these tricks and workarounds, quickly and easily, and increase your productivity
while still maintaining your work’s quality, as high as possible.
We honestly believe that all this can be smart, simple and yet, very useful and affordable. We believe it is possible to combine cutting-edge technology with easy to use interface and workflow.

We want you to be able to work like “The Pro’s” and still keep your budget

Please allow us to introduce ourselves:

About Tal Ninio 

Tal NInio

Tal Ninio

Those basic details:
Age 46. Born (and still live) in Israel. Happily married and father of 2 great children (great? the greatest, of course…).

Co-owner and CEO at PSKiss.com.

Professional experience / Career highlights:
I started working as a pre-press technician in 1988, by 1990 opened my own pre-press lab, in 1993 converted to DTP specializing in image editing and digital pre-press, it all began with Photoshop 2.5, QuarkXPress 2.0 and FreeHand 3 all on a Macintosh Quadra 800 (With E-Machines graphic accelerator. A mean machine!), in 1994 implemented a Scitex Dolev system at a service bureau, in 1995 wrote my first Photoshop book and started teaching, in 1997 published the first technical book in Israel that was fully digitally produced, in 1999 co-founded Mentor College and stayed there until 2010, in 2002 launched the first professional convention and expo which became the largest event of the visual arts industry in the country. A photoshop Certified Expert. 16 years of experience teaching in training centers, businesses, institutes, advertising agencies and art academies. Author of 10 Photoshop visual guide books (versions 3 to CS4). Author of  Photoshop CookBook 1 Photoshop CookBook 2.

Last Book Read:
Only the Paranoid Survive by Andrew S. Grove

Favorite Films: (In random order)
The Usual SuspectsThe Last WaltzThe Shawshank RedemptionYes ManScent of a WomanGladiatorA Beautiful MindGood Will HuntingThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

Favorite Bands/Musicians: (In random order)
The Rolling StonesThe BeatlesJames TaylorLeonard Cohen, Bob DylanThe BandEric ClaptonJJ CaleNatalie MerchantJanis JoplinREMThe Black CrowsLynyrd SkynyrdJoni MitchellNeil Young.

Photographymy Ovation guitar and Hohner blues harmonica, Basketball (NBAlocal and my son’s team…).

What made me proud:
Founding my first business way back in 1990, publishing my first Photoshop book in 1995, publishing the best selling computer graphics book in Israel (Photoshop 5), establishing Mentor College as the leading training center in the country, being one of the top rated teacher in Bezalel Art Academy in Jerusalem, finding and marring the love of my life, becoming a father (twice!!!), putting together knowledge, skills, thoughts, talent, enthusiasm and the right partner into PSKiss.com.

My technological associates:
A 15″ Apple MacBook ProxRite eye-one.

At the beach.

Business motto:
Keep it smart and simple.

Personal motto:
It’s better to burn out than to fade away (Neil Young).

About Max Penson

Those basic details:
Age 29. Born (and still live) in Israel.

Co-owner and chief of product development at PSKiss.com.

Professional experience / Career highlights:
Currently I am an Image Quality Expert at Zoran Corporation where I evaluate image processing algorithms and digital cameras, all day long. Before that, I was an Application Specialist at LEAF, Kodak, where I tuned and evaluated some more unannounced medium format cameras and backs. I also participated in the development of Leaf Capture in the fields of color processing, user interface and image algorithms. Even before that, I founded d-spot.co.il, Israel’s leading digital photography site which is still gaining momentum everyday. I also started kammagamma.com.

Likes: (In random order)
Driving in the mud with everything on wheels, Good user interfaces, French dark chocolate, design, Lightroom, Color science, Top Gear (UK), Mac OS X, PS3, Leica 50 1.4, Voigtlander 15 3.5 and Yaro.

Photography, Lighting, Human Color Perception and off-road driving.

My technological associates:
A 15″ Apple MacBook Pro, Leica gear, Nikon gear and many many more cool stuff.

Anywhere out of the country.

Business motto:
Keep it smart and simple.

Personal motto:
Never had one…

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