Aerial Archives - A large collection of stock aerial photography, provides aerial photography and image research services to a broad range of clients. Specialties include oblique aerial photography for advertising, public relations and corporate communications, infrared aerial photography, aerial photographs of cities, commercial real estate, geographic features and the environment and aerial maps and historic aerial images.
AnamorFose - Belgian museum of 19th century photography, travel photography, portraits, landscapes and still lives of famous and anonymous photographers.
American Environmental Photographs - This collection consists of approximately 4,500 photographs documenting natural environments, ecologies, and plant communities in the U.S. at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century.
American Museum of Photography - Exhibitions concentrating on the first 75 years of photography, from shortly after the medium's invention in 1839 until to the development of color photography.
American Photography: A Century of Images - PBS site (and film) provides images of a century of change and the role the camera has played both in creating and documenting it. Dramatic and intimate stories trace photography's profound effect on American life - influencing what we buy, how we dress, how we get the news, and in matters of life and death, medicine, science and war.
Andrew Smith Gallery - A leading photography gallery selling nineteenth and twentieth century classical and contemporary original photographs. Click here to see links to online exhhibits.
Bettman Archive - The archive is a compilation of Dr. Otto Bettmann's life's work and the United Press International Photo Archive - more than 11 million photographs from the 19th and 20th centuries. One of the most significant historical collections of images in the world, this international treasure is housed in the state-of-the-art Film Preservation Facility (FPF) in Pennsylvania. New scans of images that have never been digitized are uploaded daily.
Bibliotheca Hertziana - Situated in central Rome, the institute's excellent library, comprehensive photographic collection and outstanding, research-generated databases on Roman seventeenth-century painting and architectural drawings of the early modern era, not to mention its proximity to objects, monuments, archives and museums, conservation authorities, universities and international institutions in Rome make the Hertziana one of the world's most renowned research institutes for Italian and, more specifically, Roman history of art.
Bob Fitch Photography Archive - The complete archive of activist photographer Bob Fitch of Watsonville, California. Fitch is best known for his work that captured iconic images of major figures of movements for civil rights, peace and social justice, such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Cesar Chavez, and Dorothy Day and for images of the everyday people who fought for change in these movements. The archive contains over 200,000 images, primarily black and white photographs and negatives, spanning the period from 1965 to the present.
Broadway Photographs - A resource for students of American Theater, devotees of performing arts photography, historians of American visual culture, curators of image collections, and collectors of dramatic, operatic, balletic, and vaudevillian memorabilia.
CalPhotos - A collection of over 315,000 photos of plants, animals, fossils, people, and landscapes from around the world.
Cambridge Gallery - The images contained in this collection were taken in and around the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Cambridge is one of the oldest universities in the world. Although one university, it is composed of 31 separate colleges, each with its own community and architectural style.
Community Service Society Photographs - An online presentation of almost 1400 photographs (and a few illustrations) from the Community Service Society Records at Columbia University's Rare Book & Manuscript Library. They offer representations of urban poverty, unsafe tenement housing, inadequate hygiene in public areas, and other pressing social issues in late-19th- and early-20th-century New York. The images range from the 1880s through the 1950s.
Cuban Heritage Digital Collection - A digital gateway to sources selected from the Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC) of the Otto G. Richter Library at the University of Miami. Photographs, letters, manuscripts, and other documents.
Dear Photograph - Photogrpahs themed around nostalgia for a vanished past. Dear Photograph started off as a nice nostalgic blog with six pictures of old family snaps lined up in their original setting. Then it went viral. The basic concept behind Dear Photograph is not, Taylor Jones acknowledges, original. Irina Werning's Back to the Future series, sleeveface.com, and Ze Frank's Young Me, Now Me have all explored similar territory, often revealing the passage of time by replicating old photographs using the subjects as they are today. But Jones's innovation is to allow the space to seem to talk to the photograph. See Guardian UK review.
Earth from the Air - A spectacular presentation of large-scale aerial photographs of astonishing natural landscapes. Created by photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand.
Flickr - Store, search, sort and share photographs.
FotoFlite - Large library of maritime aerial photographs, with over half a million photographs of ships available on line.
Getty Images - One of the industry's best and largest ndustry's best and broadest collections of imagery and footage - including award-winning news, sport and entertainment content, plus rare and contemporary archival imagery. Also see Getty Images Blog.
Granger Collection - More than six million black-and-white prints, photographs, and color transparencies.
Hulton Archive - Political movements of the 1930s. Pop culture of the 1960s. From historical images created in the early 1800s to more contemporary 1990s imagery -- the Hulton Archive collection offers a wealth of socially significant, historical stock photos, editorial shots and more.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online - Include photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings. While international in scope, the collections are particularly rich in materials produced in, or documenting the history of, the United States and the lives, interests and achievements of the American people.
LIFE Photo Archive - Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.
madeinphoto.fr - Great collection of famous photographers' photos online.
Magnum Photos - A photographic co-operative of great diversity and distinction owned by its photographer-members. With powerful individual vision, Magnum photographers chronicle the world and interpret its peoples, events, issues and personalities. Also see Magnum Photographers.
Marian Goodman Gallery - For over thirty years, the Marian Goodman Gallery has played an important role in introducing European artists to American audiences and helping to establish a vital dialogue among artists and institutions working internationally. See Exhibitions page.
Mondadori Portfolio - Collection consists of thousands of previously unpublished historical images from the magazine archives of this prestigious Italian publisher. Epoca, Panorama, Tempo and Grazia are some of the titles that have contributed to this treasure trove of photography, photojournalism and people in the news over the past century.
Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) - A leading photography museum in the Midwest, presenting projects and exhibitions and acquiring works that embrace a wide range of contemporary aesthetics and technologies.
NASA Image eXchange (NIX) - A web-based search engine for simultaneously searching one or more of NASA's online image and photo collections.
New York Public Library Photography Collection - Highlights of this historical collection include: the Robert N. Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views, the Spalding Baseball Collection, the Pageant of America Collection, major collections of work by Berenice Abbott and Lewis Hine, and the Romana Javitz Collection which features works by Alice Austen, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, and Minor White.
NPAA: Best of Photojournalism - The world's leading digital photojournalism contest. Images from the judging for Photo Editing, Still Photo, Web Site, and News Video divisions of the contest are posted here.
Old Pics Archive - Extensive collection of rare, vintage, historical, celebrity, film, people, paparazzi, etc., photography.
Paris Photo - Created in 1996, Paris Photo has become a significant event for collectors of contemporary and modern art, photography professionals, artists, as well as for a wider audience of art appreciators. The fair takes place annually at the Grand Palais in Paris mid-November, and for the first time will be held at the Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles at the end of April 2013. Each event is unique and displays a diverse collection of photography from participating galleries.
Photographs from the Chicago Daily News: 1902-1933 - Over 50,000 images of urban life captured on glass plate negatives between 1902 and 1933 by photographers employed by the Chicago Daily News, then one of Chicago's leading newspapers. An American Memory Project of the Library of Congress.
Photographs from the Plays of William Shakespeare - Collection includes approximately 400 images from publicity photographs featuring regional production companies - Cleveland's Great Lakes Shakespeare Festival, the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada and others; New York stage productions; motion pictures; and televised productions including several highly praised series (The Shakespeare Plays, Hallmark Hall of Fame, etc.). Notable actors and artists include: Judith Anderson, Peggy Ashcroft, Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Katherine Cornell, Maurice Evans, John Gielgud, Leslie Howard, Rudolf Nureyev, Laurence Olivier, Leontyne Price, Paul Robeson, and Maggie Smith.
Photography Served - A collection of sites that showcase category specific content from Behance, the world's leading platform for creative professionals across all industries. Photography Served features top work in categories such as commercial photography, product photography and portraiture.
American Sculpture Photograph Study Collection - ontains 2,416 photographs and photomechanical reproductions of American sculpture, dating from the late 1890s to 1940. The collection was assembled by the Metropolitan Museum of Art for study purposes and includes works from in-house staff photographers, commercial photographers, publishers, and photographs "desirable in the study of art" assembled by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and presented to the Museum in 1930. The collection was given to Smithsonian American Art Museum Photograph Archives in 2004. You can search the entire American Sculpture Photograph Study Collection online via SIRIS.
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection - Contains 2,335 photomechanical reproductions documenting the works of approximately 500 American artists from the 1890s to 1940s. The images were originally deposited with the Library of Congress as part of the copyright registration process for art works. The images, in color and black-and-white, and mounted on oversize board, were received in 1987 through the Library of Congress's gift and exchange transfer program. The collection documents drawings, graphic prints, paintings, and other works of art by late 19th century and early 20th century American artists. The collection is not yet cataloged or digitized but a list of artists and titles is available from the Research and Scholars Center.
National Endowment for the Arts Artists Archive - Documents over 5,270 artists who received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts national Visual Artists Fellowship Program and its companion regional programs from 1967 to 1997. When the program was terminated in 1997, supporting visual materials came to the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Award information and digital images for artists who have given their permission are searchable onsite in the Research and Scholars Centers.
Peter A. Juley & Son Collection - Holds 127,000 photographic black-and-white negatives documenting the work of 11,000 American artists. Peter A. Juley & Son, one of the largest and most respected fine-arts photography firms in New York, served artists, galleries, museums, schools, and private collectors from 1896 to 1975. The collection, acquired by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in 1975, constitutes a unique photographic record of thousands of works of American art, sometimes providing the only visual documentation of a changed, damaged, or lost original. The Juley Collection also contains 3,500 portraits of artists, including formal poses as well as candid shots that depict artists working in their studios, teaching classes, and serving as jurors for exhibitions. You can search the entire Juley Collection Catalog online via SIRIS. You can also view a selection of Juley photographs on Flickr Commons.
Walter Rosenblum Collection - Comprised of approximately 7,500 black-and-white 4 x 5 inch negatives taken by noted New York photographer Walter Rosenblum (1919-2006). Between 1945 and 1970 Rosenblum did freelance work photographing art for major art galleries, collectors and artists in the New York City area. The Rosenblum Collection, acquired in 1976 through a transfer from the Archives of American Art, reflects the art of his time and is particularly strong in American and European avant-garde, surreal and abstract works. You can search the entire Walter Rosenblum Collection online via SIRIS.
Sports Illustrated Pictures - An archive of thousands of SI current and historical sports imagery from around the globe, from auto racing to zambonis, Muhammad Ali to Fuzzy Zoeller.
TerraServer - Aerial photographs and topological maps covering the U.S. from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Time and Life Pictures - Collection of striking imagery, documenting past and present events in politics, culture, celebrities and the arts. The collection includes some of the greatest photographers of the 20th century, such as Alfred Eisenstaedt, Margaret Bourke-White, Andreas Feininger, John Dominis, Nina Leen and Gjon Mili, whose photographs have adorned the pages of Time, Life and other Time Inc. publications.
Unseen Photo Fair - An international photography fair focused on undiscovered photography talent and unseen work by established photographers.
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