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 websites, blogs and podcasts. Finally, we include links to club member recommended equipment, books and software.

Please let our webmaster know (via email link) of any broken links. Thank you.


Photography Books (recommended by members)

Complete Guide to High Dynamic Range Digital Photography - by Ferrell McCollough

The Moment It Clicks - by Joe McNally


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..


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


Photographic Equipment Sites


B&H Photo

Digital Photography Review

Service Photo, Baltimore, MD

Steve's Digicam


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"


Photo Related Websites

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

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


Software (recommended by members)



Photoshop Elements

FastStone - a free, fast image viewer, converter and editor demonstrated by Don Dement.

Google Photo - free image organizing and sharing software from Google.

Photomatix - HDR software discussed by Ferrell McCollough

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