Adventure Photography Tips - National Geographic magazine presents expert skills, secrets, and shortcuts for hiking, kayaking, camping, photography, skiing, and more.
All Things Photography - Offers a good mixture of direction and photography tips for beginners, and handy hints for the more experienced. Covers advanced training on stock photography, wedding photography, DSLR training for beginners and intermediate photographers and maintains a large business section.
American Photographic Artists (APA) - National organization for professional photographers. APA has worked with local and state governments on issues such as taxes and employment concerns. Efforts have also been made to support changes in copyright statutes and regulations. In the area of contracts and purchase orders, APA has worked to advance fair and equitable terms.
American Society of Picture Professionals (ASPP) - A nationwide organization of professionals who produce, sell, edit, catalog and use photographic imagery - a forum for education, information, dialogue, interaction and professional growth. ASPP members are photographers, photo researchers, photo editors, stock agents, museum curators, librarians, historians, archivists, designers and writers.
Auer Photo Foundation for Photography - Aiims to preserve the existing collection, promote it, acquire new objects and photographic works, to organize exhibitions and to diffuse and update daily the International Encyclopedia of Photographers. The Foundtion also publishes works that contribute to a better understanding of photography, diffuses the works of young artists as well as forgotten or overlooked artists, organizes seminars and workshops, and hosts researchers, artists, students and interns.
Autograph ABP - Autograph ABP is based in London where it runs a photography gallery and a programme of talks and educational activities. It also works internationally promoting exhibitions, events and publications concerned with photography, cultural identity, race, representation and human rights. Also see Autograph ABP’s Archive & Research Centre.
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.
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.
Camera Culture MIT Media Lab - Conducts multi-disciplinary research in modern optics, sensors, illumination, actuators, probes and software processing. This work ranges from creating novel feature-revealing computational cameras and new lightweight medical imaging mechanisms, to facilitating positive social impact via the next billion personalized cameras.
CameraNaked - Famous photographers, photos and news in pictures.
DigitalTruth Photo - Development chart, meta-index of photography resources, techniques, photo bookstore, file downloads, magazine stand web forum, and more.
ETH E-Pics | Plattform der ETH Zürich für Bilder - E-Pics is ETH Zurich’s platform for images, photographs and illustrations. The various catalogues comprise photo archives and photographers’ personal papers, as well as images on university life, from the natural sciences, the history of science and technology, scientific photography and many other topics. The majority of the digitised images are displayed publicly and new ones are added daily. The platform E-Pics is an ETH Library Service.
Everybody Street - Illuminates the lives and work of New York's iconic street photographers and the incomparable city that has inspired them for decades. The documentary pays tribute to the spirit of street photography through a cinematic exploration of New York City, and captures the visceral rush, singular perseverance and at times immediate danger customary to these artists. Featured photographers: Bruce Davidson, Elliott Erwitt, Jill Freedman, Bruce Gilden, Joel Meyerowitz, Rebecca Lepkoff, Mary Ellen Mark, Jeff Mermelstein, Clayton Patterson, Ricky Powell, Jamel Shabazz, Martha Cooper, and Boogie, with historians Max Kozloff and Luc Sante.
Eye-Fi - A company based in Mountain View, California that produces SD memory cards and SDHC cards with Wi-Fi capabilities. Using an Eye-Fi card inside a digital camera, one can wirelessly and automatically upload digital photos to a local computer or a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet.
Eyes in Progress - A program of workshops provided by masters of photography and photo professionals. The workshops take place each month in Paris, Barcelona or Amsterdam.
Foam - From exhibitions to publications, debates and educational projects, Foam informs and inspires the widest possible audience by presenting all facets of contemporary photography. The Foam Paul Huf Award is an internationally acclaimed photography prize, initiated by Foam, for photographers under the age of 35 from across the world.
Foto Info - Photography information for the professional and amateur. Camera, lens and equipment information. Black and white film processing times. Techniques and technical information. Silver halide and emulsion information.
Foto8 - Connects documentary photographers, authors and audiences creating interactive displays, photography exhibitions, books and magazine publications.
Fotostiftung Schweiz - The Fotostiftung Schweiz (Swiss Foundation for Photography) is devoted to the preservation, study and presentation of photographic works of Swiss provenance. It builds up a representative collection and organizes exhibitions on its own premises in Winterthur and in museums throughout Switzerland and abroad. It publishes books on the history of Swiss photography and supports contemporary photographers by acquiring works.
FotoTV - Provides an online learning resource for photographers based on the principle of "learn by watching the experts."
Frank Niemer's Photography List - Extensive directory of photography resources. Sections include: photojournalism, camera manufacturers, product refs, organizations, academia, e-zines, stock agencies, newsgroups, studios-commercial, dealers-stores, fine artists, hobbyists, workshops-contests.
Granger Collection - More than six million black-and-white prints, photographs, and color transparencies.
GuruShots - Online gaming platform for photographers. Each GuruShots challenge is run by award-winning photographers who provide mentorship throughout as members submit images, vote/comment on each others' work, track individual ranking progress in-real time and earn their way through Popular, Skilled, Premier, Elite and All Star levels.
Handcolor - Dedicated to the art, education, promotion and love of handcoloring black and white photographs.
History of Photography - Overview and collections from masters of photography from its earliest origins to the present day.
Inge Morath Award - Established by the members of Magnum Photos in tribute to their colleague, who was associated with Magnum for more than fifty years. Funded by the photographers, the Award is administered by the Inge Morath Foundation in cooperation with the Magnum Foundation, New York.
International Center of Photography (ICP) - The world's leading institution dedicated to the practice and understanding of photography in all its forms. Through exhibitions, educational programs, and community outreach, it offers an open forum for dialogue about the role images play in our culture. ICP was founded in 1974 by Cornell Capa (1918-2008) as a tribute to his brother, legendary war photographer Robert Capa. Since its founding, it has presented over 500 exhibitions and offered thousands of classes, providing instruction at every level.
Library of Congress: Prints and Photographs Online Catalog - Includes 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.
London Stereoscopic Company - Presents the work of Thomas Richard Williams, photographer of great renown, whose work was among the first to be published by the original London Stereoscopic Company from 1855. Here you will also find experts and dealers in 1850s images, and also sites which will help you procure equipment for viewing stereo material, and taking stereo pictures of your own.
Luminous Lint - For collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography. See sections including:
Galleries and Dealers - Search your regional area for interesting new galleries to visit, or worldwide for a dealer who specializes in your area of interest. Over 600 gallery and dealer participants worldwide.
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA): Photography - MoMA began collecting modern photography in 1930 and established the department in 1940. The Museum's holdings of more than 25,000 works constitute one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary photography in the world. As diverse as photography itself, the collection includes work not only by artists, but also by journalists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and amateurs.
Neal Peters Collection - A major pop culture image archive specializing in film photos from the 1920's to the present day. The archive also contains images from television, music, fashion, history and all aspects of entertainment.
New York Institute of Photography (NYIP) - Founded in 1910, with a current home-study enrollment of over 20,000 in 128 countries, NYI is the world's oldest and largest photography school. This site has one major objective - to help you take better pictures.
Panos Pictures - Photo agency representing an international network of documentary photographers specialising in global social issues. Founded in London in 1986. Part-owned by an NGO, the Panos Institute.
Photo Zone - Photography systems overviews, technical information, gear performance, tests and reviews. Canon, Carl-Zeiss, Contax, Nikon, Minolta, Pentax, Leica, Ringfoto, Tokina, Sigma, Tamron, Vivitar, Metz, Sunpak and more.
Photo - Online learning community of people improving their photography expertise.
PhotoAlliance - A nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the understanding, appreciation and creation of contemporary photography.
PhotoArgus - A resource for photographers novice to advanced. Useful information, inspiration, technique, photographer showcases and more.
Photobucket - Destination for uploading, sharing, linking and finding photos, videos and graphics.
Photographers Directory - Aims to project photographers on tumblr on to the global stage, by recognizing and showcasing their original creative work. Also use Tumblr search to find works of photographers you are interested in.
Photographers' Identities Catalog (PIC) - An experimental interface to a collection of biographical data describing photographers, studios, manufacturers, and others involved in the production of photographic images. Consisting of names, nationalities, dates, locations and more, PIC is a vast and growing resource for the historian, student, genealogist, or any lover of photography's history. The information has been culled from trusted biographical dictionaries, catalogs and databases, and from extensive original research by NYPL Photography Collection staff.
Photography Courses - Open Colleges offers a range of photography courses from entry-level to advanced. Learn the tricks of the trade from professional photographers and artists with decades of photography success and take your creative potential to the next level.
Photography Is Not a Crime (PINAC) - Focuses on First Amendment issues that intersect with governmental oppression of those rights, normally by police officers. It also gives tips on how to interact with the police and assert your rights.
Photography-now.com - A leading international online portal for photography and video art, founded in 1998 and based in Berlin. The first platform of its kind, photography-now.com is a specialised directory and presentation tool used by international photography and video art enthusiasts: including collectors, curators, dealers, journalists, artists, students, teachers and cultural institutions.
Pictures of the Year International (POYI) - Administered by the Missouri School of Journalism, with additional financial support from Fujjifilm, MSNBC, National Geographic and by the entrants to the yearly competition. Each year's contest is commemorated through exhibits, a book and this Web site.
Preiss Fine Arts: Photographers - Gallery of famous art, fashion and celebrity photographers, such as: Rankin, Arthur Elgort, Howard Schatz, Roxanne Lowit, Ben Watts, Andreas H. Bitesnich, Bruno Bisang, Christian Witkin, Greg Gorman, Guy Aroch, Iris Brosch, Jesse Frohman, Nigel Parry, Russell James, Timothy White, Patrizio Di Renzo, Guido Argentini, Antoine Verglas, Warwick Saint, and more.
Red List, The - With more than 100,000 images, 6,000 profiles and links, arranged into more than 600 sections and categories, the Red List organizes and concentrates the wealth of images to be found online. To manage the Internet's visual infinity, the Red List is organized by genres - photography, cinema, fine art, fashion, and so on - with lists inside each genre to guide image researchers.
Rex - A leading photographic press agency and picture library supplying news, celebrity, editorial images and feature content for global media organisations and professionals.
Rock Paper Photo - Pop culture fine art photography featuring museum-quality prints of your favorite artists.
Time-Lapse Package - A complete system for documenting construction projects, animal behavior monitoring, analyzing environmental changes, or other long-term outdoor photographic tasks.
TopFoto - Thirty three years of rescuing, preserving and indexing archives of global importance, sixteen years of computer indexing, ten years of scanning these irreplaceable images and seven years of merging these and many fascinating and specialist collections on to one major website, with three and a half million pictures already on line.
Virtual Artists - A fusion of management, experience and guidance, the Visual Artists team nurture and develop the careers of photographers, stylists and art directors.
White House News Photographers' Association (WHNPA) - Since the beginning of the association in 1921, its members have been covering events and activities of major world importance, traveling with presidents, photographing royalty, diplomats, and newsmakers. They have been at the forefront of video and photographic technology, and have recorded some of the world's great moments.
Wikipedia - Provides good background information to the profession, techniques, history and individual photographers.
Women Photograph - Database includes more than 500 independent women documentary photographers based in 87 countries and is available privately to any commissioning editor or organization. Women Photograph also operates an annual series of project grants for emerging and established photojournalists, a year-long mentorship program, and a travel fund to help female photographers access workshops, festivals, and other developmental opportunities.
World Press Photo - Photography organization official site; and World Press Photo Contest.
Yellow Korner - Art photography limited edition sales, framed art photography.
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