DPCA Resources

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.

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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

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Photographic Equipment Sites


B&H Photo

Digital Photography Review

Service Photo, Baltimore, MD

Steve's Digicam

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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

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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

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