External Educational and Support Resources
Beginning Photographers | Online Training | YouTube Channels | Reddit | Camera Forums | Podcasts | Printing | Cloud Storage | Portfolio Hosting | Travel Photography | Other Resources
Resources for Beginning Photographers
Online Photography Training
- The Slanted Lens - photography and lighting tutorials for photographers and videographers; camera and lens reviews; how-to tutorials; photography and camera news, and more
- Get Your Gear Out - photography tips, tricks and reviews from Matt Granger
- Photofocus - a helpful and educational resource for the aspiring and professional photographer
- TheCameraStoreTV - Evelyn Drake and Dave Paul bring you the latest info on photography and videography
- Adorama TV - from studio lighting, video, and compact cameras to Photoshop, audio gear and photographer interviews, AdoramaTV has something for any visual creator wanting to have more fun and a better experience with their camera
- Tony & Chelsea Northrup - photography tips and tutorials; camera and lens reviews; weekly photography news and photo reviews
- Peter McKinnon - he teaches things about photography and cinematography (to the tune of over 4 million subscribers)
- Nigel Danson - passionate about landscape photography and the great outdoors; aims to inspire with landscape photography tips and techniques
- Mark Denney - treasures the complete process that landscape photography requires, from the on-location aspect of actually traveling and taking the image to the post-processing workflow of Lightroom and Photoshop
- Photo Editing
- Adobe Photoshop - Photoshop software is the industry standard in digital imaging and is used worldwide for design, photography, video editing and more
- Adobe Photoshop Lightroom - Lightroom offers essential editing and organizational tools for all photographers, whether you’re a professional or just getting started with your photography journey
- Anthony Morganti - photographer, trainer and retoucher; tips on Lightroom, Photoshop and other tools
- f.64 Academy | Photoshop For Photographers - goal is to bring you the finest Photoshop and Photography education with a transparent mindset free of agendas and secrets
- In a Lightroom Minute (Free) - Adobe-created video series that condenses helpful Lightroom CC and Lightroom Mobile tips into tutorials that are roughly 60 seconds in length.
- The Joy Of Editing With Dave Kelly - Dave helps you to edit your images using Lightroom, Photoshop and many wonderful plugins to achieve wonderful results
- Matt Kloskowski (Photoshop/Lightroom) - his personal mission is to create education that simplifies the process of taking great photos and editing them to get the results you’ve always wanted
- The Phlog Photography - videos showing you the whole post-processing workflow for landscape photography through Lightroom, Photoshop and other helpful tools
- Photography Masterclass (Lightroom/Photoshop) - brush up on your Lightroom and Photoshop for photographer skills with 10 hours of FREE training from Terry White
- Photoshop Magic Minute (Free) - Adobe-created video series that condenses helpful Photoshop tips into tutorials that are roughly 60 seconds in length.
- Photoshop Training Channel - professional Adobe Photoshop Tutorials for photo manipulation, compositing, retouching, text effects, and much more
- Photoshop Tutorials - Photoshop tutorials for beginners to advanced users
- photoshopCAFE - Photoshop and Lightroom tutorials (and the occasional photography tech or drone video)
- PiXimperfect - free resource for learning Photoshop and Lightroom
- The School Of Photography - delivers high-quality photography courses online, in person, in books and is a leading provider of photography education to schools and colleges in the UK
- Scott Davenport - tips & tricks on composition, post-processing, and everything in between using Lightroom, Photoshop, ON1 Photo RAW, and more.
- Serge Ramelli - French photographer now living in Los Angeles; seeks to help you master your camera, develop in Lightroom and take it to the next level with Photoshop and other software
- Terry White - technology reviews and Adobe Creative Suite design & photography tutorials.
- Adobe Lightroom - A subreddit about organising, editing, and developing your photos with Adobe Lightroom and Lightroom Mobile for iOS.
- Adobe Photoshop - For all things Photoshop - except those listed in the sidebar so be sure to read them before posting.
- AskPhotography - A place to converse with the photographic community here on Reddit. Well formulated posts with clear accurate titles will help; the better the post the better the response.
- Canon - Reddit's home for discussion of the Canon EF, EF-S, EF-M, and RF Mount interchangeable lens DSLR and Mirrorless cameras, and occasionally their point-and-shoot cousins.
- Fujifilm - The Fujifilm subreddit is the spot for Fujifilm photographers to share and read up on the latest news, while interacting with the community.
- Mobile Phone Photography - A place to discuss the various techniques and information about mobile phone photography. It's also the place to share photos you have taken with your mobile phone.
- Nikon - Community that discusses all things Nikon cameras and lenses. Feel free to ask a question, or post a photo taken with your Nikon camera and lens. Photo submissions must include the camera and lens used to take the shot.
- iPhone Photography - Community that discusses phography from the iPhone.
- Olympus - Here it's all about cameras and lenses by Olympus.
- Sony Alpha - An unofficial community of users of the Sony Alpha brand and related gear: Sony E Mount, Sony A Mount, legacy Minolta cameras, RX cameras, lenses, flashes, photoshare, and discussion.
- Photography - A place to politely discuss the tools, technique and culture of photography; also for discussing photography as an art and posting things that would be of interest to other photographers.
Printing Your Photos
- Amazon Prints - Custom wall and tabletop decor; Prints; Photo Cards; Photo Books
- Artifact Uprising - Photo books, prints, frames, calendars, cards, gifts, wedding prints and albums
- Bay Photo Lab - Products include photographic prints, metal prints, wood prints, acrylic prints, canvas gallery wraps, fine art prints, albums, books, and more
- Bradley Print Services - FINE-ART PRINTING • FILM SCANNING • METAL PRINTS • CANVAS WRAPS • RAW FILE DEVELOPING • ART REPRODUCTION • RETOUCHING • CONSULTING
- Fracture - Prints your photos directly on glass
- Mpix - Photo lab with a big heart for storytelling and creation; high-quality results; offers frequent sales
- Nations Photo Lab - Prints, Books and Albums, Cards, Photo Gifts, Wall Decor
- Printique (formerly AdoramaPix) - Founded as the in-house photo lab for Adorama, Printique offers top quality printing and hundreds of creative options
- ProDPI - Create everything from wooden ornaments to traditional prints and matte portfolios; there is a knowledge base on the website where you can learn more about your printing options
- Shutterfly - Photo Books, Cards & Stationery, Prints, Calendars, Wall Art & Décor and more; frequently offers sales
- Snapfish - Create Photo Cards, Photo Books, Canvas Prints and Photo Gifts; frequent sales
- Social Print Studio - Picture what matters most. Then print it.
- White House Custom Color (WHCC) - Environmentally-friendly professional printing lab that uses high-quality photo papers, stunning wall display materials, and even metal and wood to take your pictures to the next level
- BWC Photo Imaging - Specialties include fine art paper prints, true Black & White prints, high quality canvas prints, traditional emulsion transfer canvas, and film processing and proofing
- Full Color, Inc. - Professional printing lab providing dependable personal service to photographers, artists, designers and other professionals looking for innovative products at competitive pricing
- The Martin Place - Providing digital photographic services for artists and photographers since 2006; staff membes are artists and photographers which has allowed them to develop a unique relationship with the art community
- Photographique - They offer professional quality printing from any media to any size: from a wallet to a 40”x 60” print.
- Pounds Labs - Pounds offers studio products for the Wedding, Portrait, Sports, and Event photography markets
Cloud Storage Options
- Amazon Photos - unlimited storage, automatic photo uploading; free for Amazon Prime members
- Dropbox - great if you want to sync across multiple devices; free services limited to 2GB
- Google Photos - unlimited free storage with restrictions; paid plans available with enhanced services
- iCloud - seamless storage solution, but only if you are a MacBook/iPhone user
- IDrive - excellent blend of features and value, particularly for users who can stay within the service's 10TB storage plan
Travel Photography Resources
Other Photography Resources