Photography Links of Interest

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Over the years I have search for and discovered many great online photography resources, below are a few that I especially like that support my photography and may be of value to you as well.

Feel free to contact me, if you have questions or would like additional information.

John


500px - A wonderful worldwide photography community with awe-inspiring photographic works.

Adobe - My digital photo lab is built around Photoshop and Lightroom.

Apple - My computing platform: iMac, iPad, iPhone, and more!

Bay Photo Lab - Maker of all my prints.

B&H Photo - Candy store for photographers! One of the best places in the world to purchase photography stuff.

Digtital Photography Review - Top notch photography equipment reviews.

Fred Miranda - The eBay for selling photography equipment and excellent discussion forums, especially Canon and Nikon.

Kelbyone - Excellent online training for photography.

Lynda.com - Excellent online training for photography and information technology.

Mulita.com - My favorite Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom training by George Jardine.

Nikon USA - Maker of all my camera and lens gear.

Photography Life - Excellent blog about general photography.

Squarespace - Powered by Squarespace - my website is built using their platform.

 

First Photo Publishing Experience

Northern Sea Otters, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Tacoma, Washington

Status: Endangered

I got the opportunity to photograph Nellie and Abra, two Northern Sea Otters that put on quite a show chasing each other. Their behavior was amazing, it almost appeared that they were posing for me doing twists and turns around the pool and made wonderful eye contact . After awhile they were ready to take a break and they laid on their backs with eyes shut, snuggling each other and drifting on the water effortlessly, resembling two skaters on ice. I captured over 200 images before calling it a day!

The images above are six of my favorite that got the attention of Barcoft Media, a London based company that works with newspapers, magazines and TV channels around the world and thought they would make a good picture story. My Media page contains digital tear sheets for the publications that chose these images.

John