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This page contains a list of valuable links associated with photography. Feel free to add to this page whenever you find something of value you'd like to share with others. To add a link:

a) Copy the URL (web address) of the site you want to share
b) Click "Edit" above (you must be signed in to make changes)
c) Place the cursor where you want the link added
d) Paste the URL
e) Click Save. You should now see a small green arrow at the end of your link.

To test your link, click on the link and see if it takes you to the page you want to share. It's that simple! To insert a link similar in style to the ones listed under the "Sites for Inspiration" category, click the PDF file icon below.





DSLR Camera Simulator (great for practicing using the different settings in a DSLR)



Free Online Photo Editing Tools

http://www.picmonkey.com (includes a cloning tool)
http://www.aviary.com
http://www.gimp.org
http://fotoflexer.com
http://pixlr.com
http://picasa.google.com
http://www.lunapic.com/editor
http://www.photoscape.org/ps/main/index.php
http://www.tuxpi.com
http://www.befunky.com


Downloadable Editing Programs (Free or for Purchase)

http://www.adobe.com/downloads (Photoshop Elements, Photoshop, Lightroom)
http://www.hdrsoft.com (Photomatix)
Phocus downloads for Mac or Windows from Hasselblad


Flickr Accounts

http://www.flickr.com/photos/throughthelensministry (to add to this page you need to join the group; to receive an invite to join, contact Deb DeJong)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dejongdd
http://www.flickr.com/photos/oskynaz/ (Rob's Flickr)


Facebook Photography Pages

Through the Lens Photography Club Page (to add to this page you need the login name & password - contact Deb DeJong for this info)
Deborah DeJong Photography


Photography Websites Worth Viewing

DDJ Images Photography (Deborah DeJong)
Chris Orwig Photography


Publishing Sites

http://wix.com
http://photobucket.com
http://www.snapfish.com
http://www.smugmug.com (Rob's SmugMug page)
http://www.flickr.com
http://www.shutterfly.com
http://tinypic.com


Sites for Creating Slide Shows from Your Photos

http://animoto.com
http://photopeach.com


Sites for Inspiration

7 Photography Projects to Jumpstart Your Creativity
16 Photography Project Ideas to Keep You Shooting Everyday
32 Photography Projects


Photography Project Sites

http://365project.org


Tutorials & Classes

http://www.photography-colleges.org/50-free-photography-lessons-you-should-tak
Lynda.com Photography tutorials (This is a paid site $29.00 per month)


Miscellaneous Resources

http://www.photography-colleges.org/
http://www.borrowlenses.com/ (rent a wide variety lenses to try out for reasonable prices)

Books & Magazines

Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson
Photoshop Elements Techniques Magazine
Popular Photography Magazine
Outdoor Photographer Magazine

Business-related Forms