Resources

Tools for Photographers

Lens Rentals

Software

  • Noise Reduction (Mac): If you are having trouble with noise in your photographs this photoshop plugin will rock your world.  Brought my photography to the next level instantly.
  • Noise Reduction (Windows): If you are having trouble with noise this photoshop plugin will rock your world.  Brought my photography to the next level instantly.
  • HDR Software (Mac): The industry leading software I use for creating high dynamic range photographs. 15% Off with Coupon Code: AaronsTours
  • HDR Software (Windows): The industry leading software I use for creating high dynamic range photographs. 15% Off with Coupon Code: AaronsTours
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 –  Easily edit, create, organize, and share your digital photos
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 – Groundbreaking new design tools — including Content-Aware Patch, a new Blur Gallery, a faster and more precise Crop tool, intuitive video creation, and more.
  • Adobe Lightroom 4 -A comprehensive set of digital photography tools, from powerfully simple one-click adjustments to cutting-edge advanced controls. Create images that inspire, inform, and delight.
  • Final Cut Pro: This is the unbelievable software I use to make my short movie clips.
  • GoodSync:  I use this software to sync and mirror my external hard drives so that I always have my photos backed up.

Photography Equipment

Online Retailers

  • Adorama: One of my favorite online photography retailers.  New, used, rentals, learning resources, and more.
  • BandH: Another one of my favorite online photography retailers.
  • Amazon:  The world’s largest online retailer.

Printing Companies

  • BayPhoto
  • Costco
  • Blurb: 15% off for using our link. Easy to make, stunning photo books you can print on demand.
  • Jigsaw2order: Create a jigsaw puzzle with your own photos.
  • CanvasPop: Another great resource for printing your photos on canvas.

Birds and Wildlife

  • Wildlife Refuges: A list of all the national wildlife refuges in the US.
  • Tweeters: The largest bird email list in Washington State.
  • Ebird: A worldwide bird sightings archive with a wealth of other information.

Education

  • Lynda.com: The best online software training available .  I have used this website to learn photoshop, Indesign, Final Cut, Dreamweaver, wordpress, and more.  Free 7 day trial when you use the link above.
  • Naturescapes: NatureScapes’ goal is to be an invaluable resource for nature photographers. By offering relevant content and nourishing a growing community of photographers, we feel we can make a major contribution to the craft of nature photography.

Books

Web Portfolio Hosts

Website Hosting Services

  •  Bluehost – The website hosting service that I use for Aaron’s Tours.  The best company in the industry.
  • Thesis Theme:  One of the best WordPress website themes ever built.

Email List Hosting

  • Aweber: The only way to go when it comes to creating a mailing list.

 

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