Photo Equipment, Film Processing, and other services
Mike’s Camera (303)443-1715 – mikescamera.com
Mike’s Camera operates imaging superstores in Colorado and Northern California that have become the regional favorites for photography industry professionals and amateur camera buffs alike. They offer photo and video gear, photofinishing services, classes, rentals and repairs, and much more.
Englewood Camera (303)797-0700 – englewoodcamera.com
Englewood Camera, at 5855 S. Broadway, is a family-owned and operated business, dedicated to providing quality service in a friendly and knowledgeable atmosphere. They offer photofinishing, repair, and many other services in addition to photo equipment sales.
Denver Digital Imaging (303) 698-2962 – theslideprinter.com
Get slides made from your digital files, along with a full line of E6 processing and printing services. Chromira and Giclee fine art prints, Fuji Frontier prints, and matting and framing are among the many services provided by a company with over 30 years of serving local photographers.
Duraplaq (970) 381-3421 – duraplaq.com
With product offerings that span glass, wood, acrylic, metal, stone and ceramic substrates, architects, designers, artists and craftsman seek DuraPlaq with their unique printing and fabrication challenges. The DuraPlaq brand continues to dominate the industry in producing superior, leading-edge works of art for some of the world’s largest brand names, artists, photographers and venues.
CPAC – Colorado Photographic Arts Center cpacphoto.org
CPAC Is Dedicated To Fostering The Understanding And Appreciation Of Photography In All Forms And Concepts Through Exhibitions, Education And Community Outreach. Workshops, darkroom classes, and photo exhibitions are all part of CPAC.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center – andersonranch.org
Anderson Ranch Arts Center is a premier destination in America for art making and critical dialog, bringing together aspiring and internationally renowned artists to discuss and further their work in a stimulating environment. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains of Aspen/Snowmass, Colorado, the Ranch hosts extensive workshops for aspiring, emerging, established artists, children and teenagers in eight disciplines, including Photography & New Media, Ceramics, Painting & Drawing, Furniture Design & Woodworking, Sculpture, Printmaking and Digital Fabrication.
Equipment, Software Review Sites, Photo Help and Forums
Strobist Blog – strobist.blogspot.com
Strobist is a world-class blog site the has all sorts of hints, how-tos, and other resources to help all photographers create better photos using all sorts of creative strobe lighting techniques.
DP Review – www.dpreview.com
DP Review is a site that allows members (membership is free) to ask questions on forums for all sorts of photo equipment, printers and printing, lenses, etc. In addition there are lots of camera reviews, galleries and other worthwhile features.
Want to improve the art in your photography? Check out a creative editing and critiquing group called Friends Who Like Photo Art. (this group is run by one of our members, Dick York)
Need to learn about using your Speedlight (flash) and Off Camera Flash? Join Speedlight and Strobe Fundamentals. A beginner’s guide to learning OCF today. Hit the Files section for a great primer on OCF techniques.
Photo Hosting, Printing, Sharing and Display Sites
PBase – www.pbase.com
PBase is a great place to view the work of photographers from all over the world. Galleries are searchable by country, topic, photographer and other ways. Visitors can leave comments and vote on images. Includes a quarterly downloadable magazine.
Photo.net – www.photo.net
Photo.net combines great galleries along with forums on equipment and many other useful features. One really cool feature is that members can submit their photos for critique. These are sorted by topic which makes it really easy to look at pictures that represent your favorite subjects.
Flikr – www.flickr.com
Flickr is perhaps the biggest photo sharing/hosting site that features an interesting link on their home page to browse photos submitted in the previous 7 days in a random manner. It has numerous other methods of finding and viewing pictures on all subjects, camera types, etc.
Shutterfly – www.shutterfly.com
One of the oldest online services for prints, photo books, cards, and many other products.
Tiny Prints – www.tinyprints.com
Other Local Photo Clubs
Colorado Urban Wildlife Photo Club – www.couwpc.com
Denver Photographic Society – www.denverphotosociety.org
Englewood Camera Club – www.englewoodcameraclub.net
Lone Tree Photography Club – www.lonetreephotoclub.com
Mile High Wildlife Photography Club – www.mhwpc.org