ActiveStills - Collective was established in 2005 by a group of Israeli and international documentary photographers. Members work on various topics in Israel and Palestine including; the Palestinian popular struggle against the Israeli occupation, women's rights, immigration, asylum-seekers, social justice struggles, the siege on Gaza, housing rights, animal rights and more.
AfricaMediaOnline - Enabling African media professionals, media organisations, and archival collections to tell Africa's story in the African and international media, with emphasis on photography and phtographic essays.
Al-liquindoi - A documentary photography project founded by Jessica Murray and Gonzalo Hohr in Spain. Al-liquindoi organizes workshops and long term education projects in documentary photography and visual storytelling with some of the world's greatest image-makers.
America from the Great Depression to World War II - Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945. The images in the Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection are among the most famous documentary photographs ever produced. Created by a group of U.S. government photographers, the images show Americans at home, at work, and at play, with an emphasis on rural and small-town life and the adverse effects of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and increasing farm mechanization. Some of the most famous images portray people who were displaced from farms and migrated West or to industrial cities in search of work. In its latter years, the project documented America's mobilization for World War II. The collection includes about 164,000 black-and-white negatives; this release provides access to over 160,000 of these images.
American Highway Project (AHP) - New York non-profit organized to discover, procure, document and preserve through photographic media the architecture and cultural landscapes situated along the highways of the U.S.
Ansel Adams: Fiat Lux - A portfolio of fine prints by Ansel Adams capturing the breadth and variety of the University of California's nine campuses and its natural reserve system, research stations, and agricultural centers and field stations.
Astronomy Picture of the Day - Each day a different image or photograph of the universe along with brief explanation by a professional astronomer.
Bob Fitch Photography Archive at Stanford University - 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.
Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) - Gallery and educational space devoted to documentary projects from around the globe. Located on the ground floor of a recently revitalized building in the South Bronx, the BDC aims to create an engaging environment for local and international photojournalists, artists, filmmakers, critics and educators committed to innovative methods of non-fiction storytelling.
Contemporary Image Collective (CIC) - An independent non-profit art initiative founded in Egypt in 2004. CIC's mission spans contemporary art and media educational programming that responds to and develops visual culture and artistic practice, engagement, and discourse.
Deena Stryker Photographs, 1963-1964 and Undated - The Deena Stryker Photographs collection contains photographs and related materials generated by the journalist, then known as Deena Boyer, during two trips to Cuba between July 1963 and July 1964. It was during her second trip to the island from December 1963 to July 1964 that she interviewed and photographed Fidel and Raúl Castro as well as other major figures in the Cuban Revolution, including Juan Almeida Bosque, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Armando Hart Dávalos, Celia Sánchez Manduley, Ramiro Valdes Menendez, and others. In addition to images of key members of the Castro government at work and relaxing, the collection documents everyday life in Havana and in rural Cuba, focusing on farms, development projects, and schools. Maintained by Duke University Libraries.
Edward S. Curtis's North American Indian - The North American Indian by Edward S. Curtis is one of the most significant and controversial representations of traditional American Indian culture ever produced. In over 2000 photogravure plates and narrative, Curtis portrayed the traditional customs and lifeways of eighty Indian tribes. The twenty volumes, each with an accompanying portfolio, are organized by tribes and culture areas encompassing the Great Plains, Great Basin, Plateau Region, Southwest, California, Pacific Northwest, and Alaska. Featured here are all of the published photogravure images including over 1500 illustrations bound in the text volumes, along with over 700 portfolio plates. American Memory, Library of Congress site.
Farm Security Administration Collection - The Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection is a landmark in the history of documentary photography. The images in this collection show Americans at home, at work, and at play, with an emphasis on rural and small-town life and the adverse effects of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and increasing farm mechanization.
Fixing Shadows - Photographers and photographs of historical and ethnographic interest.
Found - A curated collection of photography from the National Geographic archives.
Framework - The photography and video blog of the Los Angeles Times. The blog highlights the work of Times photojournalists. Framework also aims to serve as a resource hub for photography, multimedia and video enthusiasts.
Golden Door: Immigration Images - The Keystone View Company, Underwood and Underwood, H. C. White Company and other publishers of popular stereoscopic photographs in the early 20th century documented immigration through the most famous point of entry, Ellis Island. These 3D images would have been sold to schools and libraries as well as more wealthy families as educational sets.
Great Images in NASA (GRIN) - A collection of over a thousand images of significant historical interest scanned at high-resolution in several sizes. This collection is intended for the media, publishers, and the general public looking for high-quality photographs.
History of Space Photography - Showcases a variety of astronomical photographs that have been created since the development of the photography in the early 19th century, and will feature a number of the most important scientific photographs ever created. Also see Astro-Visions.
IDEA Photographic - Draws upon the work of more than 126 artists, ranging from well-recognized masters in the field to emerging young talents, spreading across the cultural landscape from the United States to Peru to Uzbekistan to Korea. The exhibit includes classic prints by pioneering modernists such as Alvin Langdon Coburn, Pierre Dubreuil, Paul Strand, Alexander Rodchenko and Edward Weston and contemporary photographic work and installations by artists who began working beyond modernism decades ago such as Robert Rauschenberg, Betty Hahn, Robert Heinecken, Christian Boltanski, and Gerhard Richter. The catalog finishes with the new international generation of photographic artists: Valery and Natasha Cherkashin, Laurent Millet, Jungjin Lee, Celia Muñoz, and Ana Mendieta, all of whom have discarded past conventions of modern art.
Indico Commons - The Commons was launched on January 16, 2008, by Flickr with the release of nearly 3,000 photographs from two popular Library of Congress collections. The stated aims of the Commons project are to increase the public's access to publicly held photography collections in civic institutions around the world and to provide a way for the public to contribute historical data pertaining to the collections. More than a dozen museums, public libraries, and other cultural heritage institutions from around the world have joined The Commons, releasing over 12,000 images to be perused, tagged, and researched by the public.
Magnum Photos - Magnum photographers chronicle the world and interpret its peoples, events, issues and personalities. The Magnum Photos library is a living archive updated daily with new work from across the globe. There are approximately one million photographs in both print and transparency in the physical library with 250,000 images available online.
Masumi Hayashi Photography: Introduction - Panoramic photo collages created by Masumi Hayashi, Professor of photography at Cleveland State University, documenting her visits to all of the Japanese American internment camp sites.
Museum Syndicate - A virtual museum featuring almost 70,000 images of art and history.
Old Pictures - Extensive collection of historical photographs from the years 1850 to 1940.
Photojournalism Links - Dedicated to sharing all things good and interesting in photojournalism, documentary photography, and beyond.
PhotoPhilanthropy - A place for photographers and non-profit organizations to come together - to connect, to tell their stories, show their work, exchange ideas, find opportunities and research financial support for their efforts.
Picture History - On-line archive of images and film footage illuminating more than 200 years of American history. Included in its holdings is the Meserve-Kunhardt Collection of 19th century photography as well as thousands of images that have been researched and acquired by Kunhardt Productions for use in historical documentaries over the past fifteen years.
Pictures of the Year (POY) - Nearly 2,000 magazine and newspaper photographers submit over 32,000 slides to be considered in the annual POY contest. Judged every February at the Missouri School of Journalism.
Picturing the Century - One hundred years of photography from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island, the Wright Brothers, building the Empire State Building, a Depression-era soup line, Omaha Beach, the mushroom cloud, Lyndon Johnson taking the Presidential oath, a young marine in Da Nang, footprints on the Moon, war in the Persian Gulf.
NOOR - A collective uniting a select group of highly accomplished photojournalists and documentary storytellers focusing on contemporary global issues. Ten photographers from seven different countries: Nina Berman, Andrea Bruce, Stanley Greene and Jon Lowenstein (USA), Benedicte Kurzen (France), Yuri Kozyrev (Russia), Francesco Zizola, (Italy), Pep Bonet (Spain), Alixandra Fazzina (UK) and Kadir van Lohuizen (the Netherlands). Headquatered in Amsterdam.
Proof - National Geographic's online photography experience. It was launched to engage ongoing conversations about photography, art, and journalism. In addition to featuring selections its magazine and other publications, books, and galleries, this site offers a behind-the-scenes look at the National Geographic storytelling process.
Reportage Festival - An annual Sydney, Australia festival celebrating documentary photography.
Reportage.blog - Maintained by Getty Images. Inspiring and iconic photojournalism from award-winning photographers and new emerging talent.
Retronaut - Photography collections from 1800s to present day.
What's That Picture? - A forum for posting mystery vintage photographs for identification of people or location.
When They Were Young - These pictures, selected from among thousands of images in the Prints and Photographs Collections of the Library of Congress, capture the experience of childhood as it is connected across time, different cultures, and diverse socioeconomic backgrounds. Whether encumbered by poverty or born into privilege, boys and girls look unflinchingly at the lens and toward the future. Their honest gazes reveal who these children are and how they view themselves and their world-with implications of the vast roads that lie ahead.
Wilfred Thesiger Web Gallery - Sir Wilfred Thesiger, the distinguished explorer and travel writer, took over 35,000 photographs during his life time of travels. They cover the Arabian Peninsula, the Marshes of southern Iraq, Kurdistan, Iran, Morocco and, finally, East Africa, which he made his home for many years. Many of his photographs are well known through their appearance as illustrations in his famous travel writing, such as Arabian Sands, and more recently through books dedicated to his photography alone, such as Visions of a Nomad.
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