1x.com - Onexposure displays selected photos from the some of the most tallented photographers
Bythom - Thom Hogan’s independent Nikon site, reviews and critical comment on Nikon cameras and lenses
ePhotozine - UK based site with forums, galleries, reviews and more
DPreview - the site for digital camera reviews (but avoid the forums)
Earthbound Light - Bob Johnson’s nature photography site - the weekly ‘Photo Tips’ are essential reading
Nikonians - another independent Nikon site - very good, well moderated and helpful forums
Photographers whose work I find truly inspirational and whose achievements I can only dream of!
Software that I regularly use. The main reason for using it is not because it is free or cheap but because it is GOOD
FastStone Image Viewer - a free (donations welcome), fast, stable, user-friendly image browser, converter and editor.
GeoSetter - a freeware tool for Windows for showing and editing geotagging data of image files using Google Maps Also has the ability to synchronise with track files recorded on a GPS (NMEA, GPX etc).
LibreOffice - (formerly known as OpenOffice) THE alternative to Microsoft Office. Fully compatible with Office, multi -platform, ability to create PDF files directly, regular updates, not bloatware and FREE.
iTag - A free tool that embeds title, description and keywords into your photos and allows them to be searched - never loose a photo again.
JAlbum - This is the software I used to create these galleries with. It is highly customisable and has a vast range of different “skins”.You can publish to yourname.jalbum.net or your own site.
Manfrotto Spares - Lightning fast service to replace the bits you’ve lost or broken
Speed Graphic - Carry a wide range of accessories with fast efficient service