Here you will find links to past Guest Speakers web sites and sites related to their presentations.
You will also find additional Photography-Related Web sites, blogs and pod casts. Finally, we include links to club member recommended Equipment, Books and Software.
|Past Guest Speakers|
Shannon Ayres - is an editorial and commercial photographer. He is also an instructor with the Smithsonian.
Dave Blecman - "One Light Portraiture in a Home Studio"
Jennifer Bodine - Artist, and Daughter of A. Aubrey Bodine
Skip Brown - "Action Photography"
Steve Buchanan - Professional Food and Restaurant Photographer
JD Cantu - discussed Photographing Corporate Events.
Enoch Chan - "Figures of Light"
Barbara Ellison - discussed creative imaging and creative printing.
Kirsten Elstner - Director of VisionWorkshops
Kevin Gilbert - photojournalist, Discovery Channel photographer, CEO and Founder of BluePixel
Paul W. Gillespie - Evening Capital photographer's Photo Monkeys blog
Lori Gross - Wildlife Photographer
John Hanou - Cemetery Photography
Hunter Harris - Aerial Photography
David Hartcorn - Professional Photography
John Horm - Spoke about Wildlife photography
Christine Hunt - Commercial and Fine Art Photographer
Michael Land - Spoke about shooting wildlife from kayak
Ferrell McCollough - Photographer and Author of The Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range
Karen Messick - Discussed winning photography contests and also the 2009 Governor's Cup Sailboat Race
Ian Plant - Virginia-based photographer and author of Chesapeake: Bay of Light
Lauren Preller - Digital Art: The Photographic Purist vs. the Photographic Artist
Rich Riggins - Professional Sports and Wedding Photographer
Stan Stearns - Fine Photography
Tony Sweet - Discussed the art of photographic interpretation
Tom Sullivan - discussed Digital Cameras and HD Video.
|Photography-Related Web sites|
Beginners Guide to Wildlife Photography - recommended by Kathleen and Stephanie from upstate New York.
Four Rivers Photo Workshops - started by club members Laurie Brice and Chris Edwards.
Lynda.com - On-line training website.
Photoshop User TV - weekly video tutorials
Michael Rather's - Digital Photography Connection - video tutorials on photography, Photoshop & Lightroom
Scott Kelby's Blog - President of NAPP and prolific author of many books
Joe McNally's Web site - Internationally acclaimed photographer and author of "The Moment It Clicks"
Falcon Digital Studio - Local (Edgewater, MD) photo studio
|Photographic Equipment Sites|
|Photographic Books (recommended by members)|
Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Digital Photography - by Ferrell McCollough
The Moment It Clicks - by Joe McNally
The Digital Photography Book - vol.2 by Scott Kelby
7-Point System for Adobe Photoshop CS3 - by Scott Kelby
Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop's Most Powerful Feature - by Matt Kloskowski
|Software (recommended by members)|
Cooliris - (formerly PicLens) transforms your browser (Firefox, IE or Safari) into a full-screen, 3D experience for viewing photos and videos across the web - and it's free.
Photomatix - HDR software discussed by Ferrell McCollough
Picasa - free image organizing and sharing software from Google.
FastStone - a free, fast image viewer, converter and editor demonstrated by Don Dement.
Photo Story - Microsoft's free slide show creation program demonstrated by Michael Alloy