Explore this Resources section to find links to a variety of photography related websites and offers.

The GVR Camera Club provides its members with written, multimedia and human resources to aid in the understanding of the art of photography.

Printed and Multimedia Resources

The GVR Camera Club maintains a library of materials that is housed on book shelves that are located across from the Monitors Work Station. Browse through the materials to locate items that may provide information on specific topics.

SIGS As Resources

The Special Interest Groups of the GVR Camera Club are the Club’s most powerful resource on a wide variety of topics. The Club has Special Interest Groups in the following areas, with more being added regularly.

  • Beginning Digital Photography
  • Photo Show Elements
  • dSLR Cameras (Canon, Nikon, Sony and other brands)
  • Black & White
  • Multimedia

Visit the GVR Camera Club’s Club Events for a complete list.

 Resource Links

DIY (Do It Yourself)

  • Multimedia SIG members go to this link to learn how to make a Camera Stabilizer for $15.00.


(NOTE: This list is provided solely as a reference of popular suppliers of photography equipment. The GVR Camera Club does not endorse, recommend or suggest one is preferred over another, nor is there any relationship between any supplier and the GVR Camera Club.)

Software: Free/Open Source/Shareware

  • Get Google Photos here. Picasa is no longer – and has been replaced by Google Photos, an excellent digital photo organizer – it’s totally free! (free Google account is required).
  • Download the Open Source photo editor GIMP here.
  • Download the Open Source slide show creation program FFDiaporama here.
  • Download a copy of Photoscape another powerful free editor.

Tutorials & Information


Individual Help

Do you need individual help learning about your camera, matting, software?  Some of our members are willing to share their expertise. Here is a list of some GVR Camera Club members willing to share their knowledge:

 Click here for a list of members who are willing to share their expertise.

 Class Notes and Handouts

Taking Your Photography Equipment out of the United StatesThings to Consider !” (article by Jim Roberts)

“Mastering Your Digital Camera” class handouts (Tom Aslakson)
Very informative.

10-Week Beginner’s Class outlines (available soon here)

  • Introduction
  • Week 1 & 2:
  • Week 2:
  • Week 3:
  • Week 4: Beyond Auto
  • Week 5: Don White 3X5 Card
  • Week 5: Don White Presentation
  • Week 6: Elements
  • Week 7: Proshow
  • Week 8: Elements Organizer
  • Week 9: Crawford
  • Week 10: Mission Possible