Links & Resources

Here are some links to photography resources that you may find helpful or useful:

Camera and Lens Manufacturers:
Canon EOS
Canon Camera Museum
Nikon USA
Sigma Photo
Sony Alpha
Tamron Lenses

Resourceful Links:
Canon Digital Learning Center (a good resource of photography how-to videos)

Canon Digital Photo Professional (DPP) Tutorial Videos
  - learn how to use the free Canon RAW processing software that came with your Canon camera
  - no need for current Adobe Bridge, Lightroom or Photoshop

Digital Photography School (a good resource of photography tips and tutorials)

A Beginner's Guide to Flickr

Nikon Learning Center

New York City - when is a permit required (for photography and/or tripod use)
  - - moftb_permit_rules_QA_final.pdf
  - - moftb_permit_rules_final.pdf

Introduction to ICC profiles and
Using Printer Profiles with Digital Labs

Rangefinder Magazine (a FREE publication, just sign up)
After Capture Magazine (a FREE publication, just sign up)
ShutterMag (a FREE ONLINE monthly magazine)

Software for Post Processing:
Adobe Software - makers of Photoshop, including Elements and Lightroom
HDRsoft Photomatix - HDR photo software
Nik Software - Photo Enhancement Software & Plug-Ins
Topaz Labs - Video and Image Enhancement Software

ACDSee Pro - image cataloging & editing software
  - a good alternative to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  - has batch processing capabilities (resizing, color adjustments, text overlay, etc.)

FastStone Image Viewer - FREE image editing software
  - with batch processing capabilities (resizing, color adjustments, text overlay, etc.)
  - add watermark (text or graphic) to images in batches (adjustable transparency level)
  - NOTE: color management system (CMS) is not accurate and may not properly render the embedded ICC profiles

High Quality Photo Paper:
Epson Photo Paper
Ilford Photo Paper
Red River Paper
  - a favorite amongst many of our club members

High Quality Photo Printing Labs:
Adorama Pix
Bay Photo
Blurb - make your own photo books
Costco Photo Center (a Costco membership is required)
Mpix and Mpix Pro
White House Custom Color

Popular Consumer Photo Printing Labs:
Costco Photo Center (a Costco membership is required)

Photography Gear Stores:
Adorama - Camera, Photo & Video
B&H Photo
Beach Camera (aka
Calumet Photographic
Hunt's Photo & Video
Unique Photo

Disclaimer: the club is not affiliated with any of the links provided herein, they are listed as references only.