Buyers Guide & Reviews:
Digital Photography ReviewDigital Photography Review has the fullest news reports and the most comprehensive database of consumer digital cameras in the world. The site also provides an open, active forum.

Screen Shot 2017-03-08 at 9.49.58 PMCamera Buying Guide  is a useful photography resource recommended by Alexa & the gang at Creative Girls Adventure Book Club. They were thoughtful enough to share it with us and we are passing it on. Thanks, you are a superstar Alexa!

PS&LR shortcuts
CLICK HERE for a Photoshop & Llightroom keyboard shortcuts cheat sheet recommended by Katheryne Hylton.

Photo Workshops & Tours:

logoCE Here is the link for Patrick Nicholas’ web site – Camera Etrusca. Members Bob & Lynn Tepé highly recommend his workshop to anyone looking to learn, explore and enjoy all that this part of Italy has to offer.

fotocare logoCamera Repair: Foto Care has been recommended by one of our members as a good place to get your camera fixed. Foto Care is located at 41-43 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010 between 5th Ave. and 6th Ave near the 23rd F, M, N and R trains. Phone:  212-741-2990 or email us at

Retail shops:

adorama photography suppliesAdorama does a great job of printing and mounting large photo prints. They recently printed 20×30 prints mounted on black styrene for me. Excellent quality at a fair price.


B&H Photo & Video Superstore in NY

B&H is a great source for the latest equipment, information, and inspiration. Check out the buying guides and educational videos in their InDepth educational section of the website. Servicing photographers for over 35 years, B&H carries an unbeatable selection of digital cameras, DSLRs, camera lenses and other accessories—all at the great prices. If you are in New York City, be sure to go into the superstore at 420 9th Ave at 34th street.

Cannon Price was founded in 2010 out of a need for good, honest, price comparisons for Canon photography equipment. The site is run by a small group of photography professionals, and they only list the most reputable merchants. They update prices hourly and let photographers track the changing prices through handy graphs. They also offer a notification service when in-stock prices drop or used/refurbished that you are interested in is available. Adorama regularly has great deals on Canon items that aren’t available through normal searching on their website. These deals don’t generally last long but are listed here on Canon Price Watch.

Online Photography Classes:


Coursera is an education platform that partners with some of the best universities in the world to offer free online courses for anyone to take. Their courses span the breadth of the humanities and sciences, and they also offer courses geared towards professional advancement. If you have a curious mind, Coursera offers a great way to expand your knowledge. Feel free to explore their course offerings.

Additionally, starting this summer the New York Public Library will offer in-person weekly discussions for a select group of Coursera courses. These weekly discussion groups will have approximately 20 participants and are intended to complement Coursera’s online curriculum. There will be one discussion group meeting per week for the duration of each course. Each discussion group will be approximately 90 minutes and will be facilitated by Program Assistants with an expertise in the subject matter. The aim of the discussion groups is to provide a space to further explore the online material with fellow New Yorkers taking the course. If you are interested in signing up for a discussion group, please click on the appropriate link below to submit an information form. NOTE: please do not sign up for a discussion group if you are not already enrolled in the course.

Past Course Offering: The Camera Never Lies