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
Pentax
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)
  - NYC.gov - moftb_permit_rules_QA_final.pdf
  - NYC.gov - moftb_permit_rules_final.pdf
   

Introduction to ICC profiles and
Using Printer Profiles with Digital Labs


Magazines:
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
KODAK PROFESSIONAL Inkjet Photo Papers
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
Amazon.com - Camera, Photo & Video
B&H Photo
Beach Camera (aka BuyDig.com)
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.