TOOLS TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE SUCCESS
Welcome to ProPhotoVille’s Helpful Resources, this list of tools, and service providers are strongly recommend for your photography business.
These are trusted and valuable resources that have been used by ProPhotoVille staff mainly me, Steve Hood.
ProPhotoVille is hosted on Bluehost. They make it simple to get your website up and running with their 1-click automatic WordPress Blog installation.
Bluehost provides outstanding 24/7 customer support, free site builder, free domain, 1-Click WordPress install, and over $150 in offers from Google and other leading sites to help grow your photography business.
Adorama has been serving customers for more than 35 years. They are a leading online destination for photography, imaging and consumer electronics. Adorama offers an in-house photo lab, AdoramaPix, pro equipment rental at Adorama Rental Company and an award-winning learning center, with free education like that found at AdoramaTV.
Website Themes and Plugins
CodeCanyon along with ThemeForest (see above) is part of Envato Market. At CodeCanyon, you can find plugins for easily enhancing your website. Don’t miss out on the quality free plugins through WordPress though. Well, assuming you’ve chosen WordPress for your platform. If you don’t know WordPress, it’s a powerful and easy to use blogging and website content management system. The best one out there in our opinion.
CreativeLive has live and on demand classes. If you’re looking for teaching on the business of photography, fundamentals, Lightroom, Photoshop, lighting, or classes in different genres of photography like wedding, portrait, commercial, or outdoor. They have a class for you!
Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom are two of the best options for editing your photos. I consider Photoshop to be a must have. I’ve used it since version 3. Photoshop is outstanding and Adobe’s staff has always been amazing!
Created for Mac users. Macphun makes apps that help your photos look their best.
Apple has recognized Macphun apps as “Best of the Year” for 4 years in a row! If you don’t know their software, it’s time to check them out.
ON1 is a feature rich photo editor that works as a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, or as a standalone application. Browse and manage your photos in any location whether on your computer, external drive, or in the cloud.