Resources for Life – Photography
Through the Iowa City Photographers Guild, we offer a variety of services, including support services to local photographers. We can help match you with local photographers well suited for your particular need or project.
We can help you learn more about how to improve your own photography with whatever camera you use. Individualized training as well as public trainings are offered.
Below we offer some helpful resources for novice and professional photographers, including some documents we’ve provided here on our website.
We charge an hourly rate, based on the Iowa City Technology Services Group. There will very likely be photographers in the area who charge less per hour, and perhaps some who charge more. Our public classes are free of charge and open to all.
The Power of Photography.
Pictures help us communicate more effectively. They are part of our work life and enrich our relationships with friends and family. They can bring laughter and joy as well as introspection and sadness. Pictures preserve our memories. They can stir our passion for a loved one. Pictures, like music and other arts, are a kind of medicine. The power of photography is a wonderful tool when properly harnessed. The photo shown here is from the Ice on Rocks series by Gregory Johnson.
Below are a few selected resources.
- Anna-Photo.com – Amazing portrait and wedding photography.
- CafePress.com – Printing to just about anything.
- Google Image Swirl – Visual interactive relational presentation of similar images.
- Google Similar Images Search – “Similar Images allows you to search for images using pictures rather than words.”
- Gregory Johnson Photography
- Iowa City Photographers Guild
- National Parks Photography
- The Other Day Photography
- Paper Souls Photography
- News: http://photography.alltop.com/
- Photo of the Day
- TinEye.com – “TinEye is a reverse image search engine. You can submit an image to TinEye to find out where it came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or to find higher resolution versions. TinEye is the first image search engine on the web to use image identification technology rather than keywords, metadata or watermarks.”
Wedding and Portrait Photographers
The following is a list of prominent wedding and portrait photographers.
- Boston Cape Cod Wedding Photographer – Nancy Gould
- Costa Rica Wedding Photography – FinoPhotography.com
- International Photojournalist – Manuel Meszarovits at Mezarovits.com
- London Wedding photographer – MarkColombus.com
- Los Angeles Wedding Photography – TheWallFlowerProject.com
- Michael Kreiser Photography – MichaelKreiser.com
- Nicaragua Wedding Photography – WeddingPhotographyNicaragua.com
- Official Wedding Guide – OfficialWeddingGuide.com
- San Francisco Bay Area Photographer – JayDixon.com
- San Francisco Bay Area Wedding & Event Photography – PhotoDiModa.com
- UK wedding photographer – SteveGemmell.com
- Wedding Photographer Kent – IanParsfield-Photography.com
- Wedding Photographer Wales – DavidPurslow.com
- Weddings Costa Rica – WeddingEventPhotographyCostaRica.com and FinoPhotography.com
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