Information and Recommendations:
AUTO Settings by Michael Anderson is an article that Michael provides in printed form in some of his workshops.
Fine Art and Depth Of Field by Michael Anderson is an article that explains the differences between standard photography and fine art photography. It is provided in printed form in some of Mr. Anderson's workshops.
Advance Camera is the place to take your camera for repair in Oregon. The owner is Dave Sleeth and he and his team have been helping photographers for years with repairs and the sale of used cameras and lenses.
Columbia Council of Camera Clubs (4Cs) is a regional photographic organization that is the competition and education hub for Camera Clubs in Northern California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Mr. Anderson is a member of two 4Cs clubs and he administers regional photo competitions on a quarterly basis as the Quarterly Electronic Image Division Competition Chair. The organization is also a PSA Council. More about PSA is provided below.
Mark Fitzgerald is a nationally recognized expert and trainer regarding Photoshop and LightRoom. He is the author of 6 books and he provides training and consulting services professionally to his clients. Michael Anderson is honored to have some of his fine art photos included in some of Mark's books. When it comes to learning about your camera and tools, Mark is the best in the business.
Focal Point Photography is a great place to buy new and used cameras and lenses. It is owned by Mike Lowery who provides the best prices and also buys used cameras and lenses. Focal Point Photography is located in Dallas, Oregon and it is also the home of the West Valley Camera Club.
Mallorca Photo Tours are conducted by Martine Heyvaert on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Mar is a professional photographer who provides lodging and uses her knowledge of the area and a 9 passenger van to get you in the best photo locations. The Anderson's have this tour on their short list.
Photographic Society of America (PSA) is an international organization that provides educational programs and information to its members around the world. It also publishes an informative monthly publication, the PSA Journal, which includes educational articles and examples of beautiful photographic images created by PSA members. Michael Anderson is currently the PSA Director of Mentor Services and he also leads two PSA Digital Fine Art Study Groups. Some of his articles have also been published in the PSA Journal.
Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is an international organization that supports professional photographers worldwide with training, competitions and free insurance that is included with the PPA membership. Michael Anderson is a member of PPA and a PPA Awarded Master Photographer. Mr. Anderson has also received numerous international PPA Awards for his fine art photography. Members of PPA receive printed copies of Professional Photographer Magazine every month and some of Michael Andersons fine art images have been featured in the magazine.
Su Zhou China Expeditions is operated by our photographer friend, Su Zhou, who is an award winning Oregon photographer. She is Chinese and has conducted many successful photo tours to China that have been attended by some of our photography friends. Su has also joined us on one of our winter trips to Yellowstone and she is fun to be around.