- 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.
- Gura Gear – High end photographer friendly travel bags. Aaron owns and strongly endorses the Batafale 32L.
- Really Right Stuff
- Nikon USA
- Canon USA
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- A Kid’s Guide to Birding – by Lorenzo & Michael Rohani
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.