Editor: Suzie NasolProduction: Lisa BraziealCompositor: Steve SchwartzCover design: The Visual Group with Aren HowellCover photo credit: Dynamic GraphicsInterior design: Elizabeth CastroIndexer: FireCrystal Communications
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To all my wonderful friends at Peachpit Press
Special Thanks to...
Cliff Colby and Nancy Davis of Peachpit Press for encouraging me to write this book devoted to Picasa.Suzie Nasol and Lisa Brazieal of Peachpit Press for their dedication to making this the best book possible.Emily Glossbrenner of FireCrystal Communications for creating another exceptional index.The Peachpit employees and my friends who were kind enough to provide their personal photos for use in this book.