Club Resources

Information regarding the club's Calendar, Photo Opportunities and Resources.

Calendar

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Photo Opportunities

Getting that great photo is about knowing where to go.  Here are just a few places around town to check out.  Keep in mind that some locations do require an entrance fee.  Also, please respect private property and stay on all marked trails.

Warehouse district - MinneapolisDowntown Northfield (lots of historic buildings)
Saint Anthony Main and Stone Arch Bridge - MinneapolisDuluth, MN and anywhere along the North Shore
Minnehaha Falls Park - MinneapolisYour own local park or nature center
County Fairs & Festival - See Explore Minnesota for detailsMinnesota Valley Wildlife Refuge
Three Rivers Park DistrictTC Model Railroad Museum
Minnesota State ParksMinneapolis Sculpture Garden
Como Zoo & ConservatoryHarriet Island - St. Paul
Anoka County Parks & RecreationMinnesota State Fair
Minnesota ZooHigh Bridge and St. Paul Bluffs (excellent view of St. Paul skyline)
Springbrook Nature Center Fridley

Map of Metro Area Locations

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Resources

 At North Metro Photo Club, our members are always in search of good photography skills.  Below is a list of helpful links that will assist you in reaching the same goals as our members.

Midwest Shutterbug

Cambridge in Colour

Digital Photography School

Luminous-Landscape

DOFMaster

  After you take the shot, what do you do with your image?  In many cases, that image may need some digital editing using various software available.  We can’t tell you what one works best, only you can decide that.  But if you are not familiar with the software you use, check out YouTubeiTunes and other numerous forum boards available and even the most novice user can learn Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Lightroom, or just about any photo editing software.  Here are a few links to help you get started.

Julieanne Kost - Photoshop and Lightroom

Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom

Planet Photoshop

Adobe TV

Gimp

Gimp Tutorials

Lynda.com

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