Photography websites


Nikon Rumors 

Photo Rumors

Canon Rumors



B & H


Learn Photography

Polk Museum of Art Classes

creativeLIVE (learn photography or software online) (learn software online)

Strobist (learn to use your flash)

Learn Lightroom in 30 min (not really but it’s a start!)

CreativeLIVE Lightroom Course (really learn it)


Other Helpful Sites

';--have i been pwned? - Find out if your accounts have been compromised

Equifax Credit Freeze

TransUnion Credit Freeze

Experian Credit Freeze - Time calculator - Send big files to someone (resize a photo) - Resize a photo- that’s it!

Technology Links

 ARS Technica

 The Verge

Sophos Naked Security


Speed Test









Photography Software

(Note: You need both an editing program like Photoshop and an organizing program like Lightroom. Some programs like ACDsee does both)

Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop ($10 per month) (My software of choice)

ACDsee Ultamate ($99) - Both

Affinity Photo ($49) - Editing

Darktable (Free Lightroom Alternative) - Organizing

GIMP (Free Photoshop Alternative) - Editing

ImageResizer - Window image resizing tool

Video Editing Software

Adobe Premiere Pro ($21 per month) (My software of choice)

DaVinci Resolve (Free or $299)

Audio Editing Software

Adobe Audition ($21 per month)

Audacity (Free)

Drawing/Vector Software

Adobe Illustrator ($21 per month)

Inkscape (free)

Computer Animation Software

Adobe Affer Effects ($21 per month)

Blender (free)

My favorite photographers

Vladimir Rys

Peter Stewart

Frank Doorhof 

Jordan Matter

Trey Ratcliff 

Steve McCurry 

Jeremy Cowart 

Annie Leibovitz 

Zack Arias 

Scott Kelby 

Joel Grimes 

Clay Blackmore 

Bambi Cantrell 

Joe McNally 

Kevin Kubota 

Lindsay Adler 

Sue Bryce 

Chase Jarvis 

Vincent Laforet