Here is a jumping off point for your online explorations. While there are some outstanding premium sites such as Lynda.com and Kelbyone.com that have monthly fees, there are many, many free resources to investigate before committing to subscriptions. For example, the Alachua County Public Library has patron privileges that include links to full video courses. Big camera shops such as B&H Photo and Adorama Photo have scores of great video workshops available on YouTube, as do many software publishers.
Photo News, Reviews, and More
The Gainesville Fine Arts Association (GFAA) has fostered and encouraged the study of the visual arts through every medium since 1923.
"In our pages, you'll find in-depth reviews backed by exhaustive lab tests, as well as extensive coverage of photo news."
Also loaded with excellent tutorials.
Your Shot, National Geographic. Our mission is to tell stories collaboratively through big, bold photography and expert curation. Get started and show us your best!
Canon Rumors is a site that reports on development of new products from Canon and third party manufacturers. Also a helpful online community that answers repair and technique questions, and shares suggestions for travel planning, all kinds of gear selections, and much more!
PhotoZone reviews lenses. It is an important place to get info about prospective purchases.
Canon Professional Services (CPS) provides exceptional support for full-time imaging professionals. CPS members receive exclusive 24/7 phone and e-mail support, expedited and discounted equipment maintenance and repairs, Equipment Evaluation Loans, on-site support at select events and shows, discounts on select Canon Live Learning seminars and workshops, and more.
FastStone Image Viewer is a quick, powerful, and FREE viewer and editor. Maybe the best. We use it in the club to display images. (Currently available for PCs only, not Mac.)
Cambridge in Colour is an online learning environment where photographers can come to improve their skills.
Digital Photography School – a website with simple tips to help digital camera owners get the most out of their cameras.
Julieanne Kost is one of Adobe's best teachers.
The Grid is a live talk-show about photography, Photoshop and other industry-related topics.
The live photo critiquing might make you cringe, but it does reveal common blunders all photographers make from time to time. And it can be very funny.
Demystify flash photography with tips from photographer, author, and teacher Neil Van Niekerk.
The Canon Digital Learning Center (CDLC) is dedicated to providing online educational resources for imaging professionals.