Southampton Camera Club is my local club, meeting just outside
Southampton every Monday.
- Tony Parkinson is an ex-member of SCC, who is my host when
I visit Northern England.
Landscape - Michael Sayles' Lake District photography website
Photographic - Ewan Stephenson's Landscape & Floral
Madeley Photography - Evocative images from Africa and the
UK, by Peter Madeley
- Colin Garthwaite's landscape website
Photography - more landscape images, by John Hill
of Nature UK Wildlife Photography - a fine collection of
nature photography by Steve Hooper-Lawrie
Edwards Photography - yet more landscape and wildlife images
from John Edwards
Lewins Portfolio - yes, more landscape & wildlife, this
time from Davd Lewins
- the site of Carol Saunders, mainly portraits, pets & weddings
Saunders Wildlife Photograpy - Carol's seperate site for
her wildlfie photos
Photos - Frank Whittle's website depicting the beautiful
Pembrokeshire area of South Wales
Cohen's excellent digital wildlife & landscape photography
Spadaro is an online acquaintance from the USA, who's website
is well worth a look.
Butterworth has a fine set of images of classic British
cars in Switzerland, along with a large number of useful links.
White's digital photos - amongst his many landscape photos,
Darren has some smashing photos of the Dorset coast.
Standen Photography - Landscape Photography, Digital Photography,
Colour, Black and White, and Abstract Photography
- the wildlife & nature photography website of Val Saxby,
a fellow member of several photo forums I frequent.
- the site of Elaine Whitby, a fellow member of the Focal Planet.
& Info sites
Forum and Gallery discussion/community for photographers, by
Photography Cafe - a friendly photography site with forums,
tutorials & other articles and members' photo galleries
Miranda's digital photography site, includes forums on many
Saarinen's site is specific to Canon digital and also has
popular message boards.
Galbraith's website is aimed at professional digital photographers
but does have useful tips and helpful users in the message boards.
has many useful articles on digital photography and a flourishing
set of message fora. Signal/noise ratio can be somewhat low
though, especially just before trade shows when the rumour mills
are working overtime.
- another forum site that I visit occasionally.
is a website for Canon digital users, with a lot of useful information.
is a site specifically for close-up and macro photographers,
or those who (like me) would like to learn more about the art.
is a good site for learning about making panorama photos.
is a good French website about Canon EOS gear, with an English
version, thank heavens ;-)
the EOS Documentation
Project is worth a look - it's a collection of manuals and
articles to help people get the best out of their Canon gear,
often covering stuff that the Canon manuals don't.
Manipulation has useful information about post-processing
digital images, whether digitally captured or scanned.
is a useful site for information about scanning images.
Darkroom.com is another hints & tips site, well worth
a look if you're keen to get the best you can out of your images.
Landscape is Michael Reichmann's excellent photography site,
with reviews and tutorials.
There is an excellent article about Canon EOS flash photgraphy
& Software Suppliers
UK website - I've got to include this as most of my gear
is made by them ;-)
Camera Museum - the history of and information about Canon
is one of the best third-party RAW decoders for Canon digital
DSLR is another - I actually own and use both these, depending
on what I want to achieve from any given image.
is one of the best, inexpensive digital noise filtration programs
and works very nicely with D30 high-ISO images.
is the best printing software I've found, giving almost limitless
control over your printed output.
Imaging - an excellent printing service, with excellent
value for money - e.g. 18"x12" prints for £1.00
Photobox - an excellent online printing service, with a
wide range of products
Snaps is a processing/printing franchise - I can't speak
for all branches, but the Southampton one does excellent work.
I don't use film much now, but when I did I had excellent processing
service from Peak
Imaging - reports I hear indicate that they are still one
of the best.
is a dealer in Sussex, often offering very good prices and excellent
in Alton offer very good service, and reasonable prices. Their
range of stock is very good.
Express - first-class range, prices and service
Cameras - another dealer offering a wide range with keen
prices and good service
are suppliers of inkjet inks and cartridges - excellent prices
For producing slides from digital images, I have had excellent
service from Microquiz
are also good suppliers of inkjet materials.
For cheap supplies, then 7dayshop,
MX2 and Photoglossy
on the Channel Islands offer keen prices. Delivery is usually
longer than mainland suppliers and some people have had problems
with one or other of them. Personally I haven't had any problems
and would just advise that they are not to be recommended for
items that are needed quickly. If time is not critical, then
the prices are worth the wait.
Camera Shops - a useful directory of ... well, you can guess,
- great for second-hand cameras and other gear
Cameras - another regular that I keep an eye on for any
classics that I'm after.
& Other Info
Weather Centre - always worth checking before venturing
- for more detailed weather forecasts
Survey Get-a-Map - useful for checking a location if you
haven't bought the map - yet ;-)
Port Information Network - much of the site requires membership,
but the Passenger Liner schedules and tide tables are publically
Hydrographic Office - has tide tables for up to six days
Now - calculates sunrise and sunset times and positions
for almost anywhere in the world - very useful.
Light - another sunrise/set calculator.
- calculates sunrise/set times for anywhere in the world for
Trust operates several nature reserves around (yep, you
guessed it) Hampshre and the Isle of Wight.
as does the Hampshire
Forest Reptile Centre can be worth a visit - if you don't
choose a day when the reptiles are hibernating or hiding from
& Wetlands Trust operates several reserves around the
UK, includuing the original Slimbridge site founded by Sir Peter
Scott in 1946.
in Kent is a reserve well worth a visit
as is Marwell
Zoo, near Southampton
Birders is a website providing Birdwatching information,
gallery, and daily photo reports from the Forest of Dean in
Gloucestershire, England maintained by and for disabled and
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