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.

DPCA Projector Rental

As a benefit to members, we are making our backup Sharp XR-32X projector and its remote available for short-term rental on a trial basis. For more information see the following links:
DPCA Projector Rental Guidelines
DPCA Projector Rental Agreement Form

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Photographic Contest Opportunities

Our members have compiled the list of photo contests. They are organized into two groups: Regional/State/Local Contests and National Contests. Here's the list. (Last updated 7 May 2016).

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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.

Jennifer Casey's Website - and her NapTownPhoto MeetUp Group

Enoch Chan - "Figures of Light"

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

Jack Gruber - USA TODAY 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

Bob Madden - National Geographic Photographer

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

Roger Miller - "The Revolution", Confessions of a Professional Photographer

Lauren Preller - Digital Art: The Photographic Purist vs. the Photographic Artist

Rich Riggins - Professional Sports and Wedding Photographer

Tony Sweet - Discussed the art of photographic interpretation

Jeffery Wolk - Discussed Using the "Pole Pixie"

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Photography-Related Web sites

Arts Council of Anne Arundel County - and their Exhibit Opportunities web page.

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

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Software (recommended by members)

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.

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