Resources & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

LOCAL LABS, SUPPLIES, & SERVICES

Action Camera
Selling new and used camera equipment for everyones budget. They buy and trade previously owned camera equipment and back them with a full six month warranty.

Adolph Gassers
A San Francisco based camera store and photographic rental house which has for sales and rental of still and video cameras, lighting and motion picture equipment. Carries traditional darkroom equipment and digital supplies.

Adorama
For over 30 years Adorama have been serving professionals as well as amateurs in the photographic, video, digital imaging and telescope fields as a photo retail and mail order supplier.

Alien Bees
Affordable strobes, flashes and lighting accessories.

B&H Photo
The 70,000+ sq. ft. SuperStore located on the west side of Manhattan, at 420 9th Avenue, serving a vast array of photo, video, pro audio and digital imaging needs.

Bostick and Sullivan
Chemistry, supplies and fine art papers for alternative processes including platinum, palladium, Cyanotype, Vandyke Brown, Gum Bichromate and Wetplate Collodion.

Camera Quest
Voigtlander USA Distributor and Classic Rangefinder Resource.

Cheap Pete’s
Bay Area’s low cost framing solutions.

City Picture Frame
20 years experience framing the finest works of art: serving the commercial framing needs of San Francisco’s most prestigious design firms, art galleries and museums as well as the personal framing needs of individual clients.

Digital Truth
The Massive Dev Chart is the world's largest source of processing times for developing black & white film.

Freestyle Photographic Supplies
Freestyle believes in the future of black & white film, and the darkroom. They sell black & white film and paper, and are dedicated to keeping these products as well as a variety of photographic products and advice available to you.

Gammasf
Specializes in hand processing b/w roll & sheet film, and custom b/w prints on RC or Fiber papers.

Glass Key Photo
Located on San Francisco’s infamous Haight Street, Glass Key Photo is a supplier of photographic film.

JCX Expendables                                                                                                                                                                                                                  JCX is and has been a Lighting and Grip sales as well as a Film and Video Expendables and Supply house for over twenty years and continues to provide quality service and products at competitive prices to the San Francisco Bay Area Film and Video Production community.

Keeble and Shuchat
Traditional and digital photography supplies, equipment and papers.

Leica Store SF                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Need a new Leica, the Leica store has an expansive inventory ranging from rare, museum quality items to the latest technology and optics from Leica. 

Light Waves
Film processing, mounting and framing.

Oscars Photo Lab
Photofinishing lab for color and b/w images.

Samy's Camera                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Samy's Camera has been the leader in sales of high quality imaging products and the ultimate resource for the professional and amateur photographer. Knowledgeable sales staff, exceptional customer service, and an impressive up-to-date inventory are the reasons that Samy's Camera enjoys a loyal following.

Spectra Flow
A color consulting firm which specializes in printer, RIP, display and color management solutions and products.

Sonoma Graphics
A wholesale distributor of graphic arts equipment and supplies, specializing in large format media.

CAMERA, LENS & LIGHTING RENTALS

BORROWLENSES                                                                                                                                                                                                          Offers affordable photo equipment rental with no deposits.  The company offers a service that is perfect for trying out new gear before buying it, getting back-up equipment or renting for a special occasion. They offer affordable sensor cleaning and home delivery.  RayKo is an official pick-up and drop-off location, so after you call them or place an order online, stop by our SOMA location to get your gear.  Customers receive 5% by entering in the code:  RAYKO (case sensitive).

Camera Heaven
Highly acclaimed, Downtown San Francisco, camera repair shop run by an old-fashioned specialist.

Santa Cruz Camera
“Mom and Pop” style shop with very reasonable digital and traditional camera repair rates.

RAYKO PHOTOGRAPHERS & PRINTER

Jenn Farrington Studios
Commercial photographer who has contributed to our architectural and interior photography for print and web materials.

T.J. Rollins
Phenomenal photojournalist documents special events and gallery receptions. Check out his website at:www.dronepop.com

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Dpreview
Digital Photography review page. Excellent resource with company based releases, timelines, compare guides, and reviews.

First Exposures
Praised as a model program by the State of California, First Exposures is unique in its one-to-one pairing of each child with a photographer who serves as a caring mentor and positive adult role model. Mentors are photographers with a commitment to youth empowerment through education, volunteering for a minimum of one year. First Exposures mentors are commercial and fine art photographers over the age of 21 who are interested in working with young people to help them achieve their full potential. First Exposures mentors work one-on-one with their students, creating a safe and supportive environment in which students gain self-esteem as they express themselves through photography. For more information about this program, visit theirsite and download a mentor application form.

Luminous Landscape
Digital camera, printer, and paper review site. Blogs from well known photographers & master printers giving their opinions and testing results of new media. Also a great educational resource.


ART + GALLERIES + COMMUNITY

Art-o-Mat® • kerplunking culture since 1997!
Artdeadline.com
Artspan
Bay Area Photographers Collective (BAPC)
Diffusion Magazine                                                                                          first exposure
81 Bees collective                                                                                       Laughing Squid                                                                                                   Leica Store SF Gallery
The Nocturnes
Photo Alliance                                                                                                    pier 24
San Francisco Arts Quarterly                                                                           SF Camerawork