Somerset County Photography Club: Promote appreciation and enjoyment of photography. Meetings at the Manville Public Library, 7:00 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays.

Somerset County Photography Club WWW Links

New Jersey Federation of Camera Clubs (NJFCC)
Newsletter: The Cable Release (PDF Format), NJFCC Member Clubs, Meetups: NJFCC meetups (online)

Somerset County Photography Club (SCPC) -- meets at Manville Public Library in Manville, NJ (digital competitions)

Camera Naturalists Photo Club (CamNats) -- meets at Somerset County Environmental Center in Basking Ridge (all competitions are digital)

Morris PhotoColor Club (links) (local photo spots)

Raritan Photography Society, Milltown

Ridgewood Camera Club (digital competitions)

Camera Clubs may change their domain names or URL addresses, you should find up to date links to NJ camera clubs in NJFCC Member Clubs

Photographic Society of America (PSA)

SCPC Bios - Speakers and Judges, listing of people who have given presentations or judged at our club.

Photo Shows   (#photoshows)

Other Local Organizations   (#local)

Camera Clubs (USA)   (#usa)

Camera Club in UK   (#uk)

More Links to be checked out (#notes)

Digital links   (#digital)

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Digital Photography, Information related: (first four were supplied by Arik Gorban)

Price Comparison for purchases   (#price)

Transferring media (#transfer)

Copying from Documents (#documents)

Online Storage for Digital Photos or other data   (#storage)

Email   (#email)

Special Effects   (#effects)

Historical Photographs   (#historical)

Legal Rights of Photographers   (#legalrights)

Macro Photography (#macro)

Nature - Animals (#animals)

Holiday, Halloween, and Calendar Events (#holidays)

Fun and Games (#games)

NJ Events (#njevents)

NJ Places (#njplaces)

Picture of the Day   (#pictureoftheday)

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FYE (For Your Entertainment) - selected from some of the above

Places (#places)

Presentation   (#presentation)

Seasonal and Weather tips (#seasonal)

Railroads (#railroads)

Railroads are a part of our history, whether operational, abandoned, or converted to rails-to-trails, or reconstructed, and offer photographic opportunities.

Tutorials and Plain Old Fashioned Photography   (#tutorials)

Encyclopedia Reference Material   (#reference)

Competition, Projects, ideas (#projects)

Education - local evening classes (#education)

Streaming Educational Videos (#streaming)

Streaming Videos from B&H

SCPC Club Member Sites (#membersites)

Arik Gorban -- (images hosted on GoDaddy see Viewing tips, if unviewable)
Becky Witt   SmugMug
Claire Gentile -- [500px] [Flickr / Staircases] [pikdo] [Instagram] [Great Journal] [Favorites - YouTube]
David McRitchie -- Pictures on Flickr -- Non-photgraphic links: Firefox (web browser, solutions) and Excel (spreadsheets), Android (browsers)
Ed Roberts   Ed used to run the North Lights Studio in Raritan, has a Blog, and you can signup for a newsletter.  galleries
Gary Martin   Gary Martin Photography ; [bio] [Winter] [Storm Animations] [St Lawrence River] [Navasink] [Fences, Lenses, Stairs]
Gobinath Mallaiyan (Gobi) Flickr (albums)
Paul Sanschagrin (member of SCPC and former member of PCC)
Phil Witt   SmugMug
Sharon Edward   Flickr
Sudhir Mehta   Albums on Flickr

† some pages above have excessive sizes (Web Page Analyzer )

Friends of Club Members with Photographs (#friends)

Yuan Li (former member of both SCPC and PCC, unfortunately the following links are dead) -- (archived link), (Gallery)(dead link)

Adelya Tsodikov --† [automatic translations]

David Elwood -- [Gallery at SmugMug]

Donna Volpe Pictame

John Cregar -- http://www.johncregar.comHamilton Street Gallery

John Walkenbach   (also has a web blog and Excel pages)

Leo Koach (former member of SCPC, moved to AZ):  FocusPoint - User Profile - DPChallengeiPhone Photo Art Gallery | by Leo Koach (Use Menu to view Galleries),  Leo Koach - Art, Prints, Posters, Home Decor, Greeting Cards, and ApparelLeo Koach on PicsArtPainting-like rose by Leo Koach / 500px

Parvathi Kumar --

Print prices (#prints)

CostCo membership required:  4x6 (.17), 5x7 (.39), 8x10 ($1.49), 11x14 (2.99), 12x18 (2.99); Posters (mail order): 16x20 or 20x30 ($9.99) -- prices noted in Feb 2006 for upload and instore pickup.  8x12 is only available in store not online.  Sam's Club also membership required has comparable prices.

Sam's Club membership required:  11x14 $2.87, 12x16 $3.56, 16x20 $6.34 20x24 $9.58, 20x30 $11.66

Walgreens 4x6(.19 / .09 sale), 5x7 (1.59), 8x10 ($2.99).


Professional Print Services

Slide Scanning (commercial Services) (#slidescanning)

Software [Free, at least for noncommercial home use] (#software)

Free Photoshop Filters   (#photoshopfilters)

Many free software applications including IrfanView can use Adobe PhotoShop Filters, see How to Install Photoshop-compatible plugins.

Photoshop concepts   (#photoshopconcepts)

Some basic concepts in Photoshop which might be available in some form in free photo editing applications.

Recovery of pictures from CompactFlash, SD cards, etc (#recovery)

If your card is physically damaged on the outside, suggest mounting to a hub and treating them as a unit so that you can connect or disconnect them from your computer for all recovery attempts.

Losing Digital Images since demise of film (#losing_our_digital_records)

A video of interest to us all since we’ve seen the transition from film to digital photography.

Are We Losing This Generation’s Photos? Rick Santich, President, MotoPhotos Presented at APCUG (Association of Personal Computer User Groups)
2013 Winter Virtual Technology Conference, Saturday February 2, 2013, YouTube Recording [42:55] (PDF of Slides) The links for presentations from prior conferences are at

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Of passing interest   (#boundbrook)

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