Top photography websites

Top photography websites, a list
Photographers; photography archives, events
La photographie; La fotografía


See also: Great Photographers


Aerial photography. The Jason Hawkes Library
An online library of aerial photographs, searchable under headings such as Agriculture, Beaches, France, London, Mazes, New York, etc.


Magnum Photos
Magnum Photos is a photographic cooperative of great diversity and distinction owned by its photographer members. With individual vision, Magnum photographers chronicle the world and interpret its peoples, events, issues and personalities.

Agfa Photography homepage.
Online photography courses, professional and amateur exhibitions, photography facts and advice, Agfa European Portrait Award.

Albert Kahn. The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn
The BBC book site, including examples of Kahn’s autochromes.

Alinari Archive
The Alinari Photographic Museum and Archive, Florence, Italy. A major online photographic image catalogue. From the world oldest photographic workshop, millions of images narrate the world of yesterday and the life of today. Established in Florence in 1852, Fratelli Alinari is the world’s oldest photographic firm.

Amateur photography

American library of Congress Searchable Online Catalogue of Prints and Photographs.
Thousands of archived photographs. Portraits, landscapes.


American Museum of Photography
Online exhibits.  Classic photographs, daguerreotypes, historical photographs.

Aperture photography magazine.

Apogge photo magazine.


See: Photographic archives

Austrian photography

Camera Austria

Fotogalerie Wien

Fotohof, Salzburg
Fotohof has been one of the first art institutions in Austria to present itself on the web. All their work can be followed on a huge databased website with a searchable library, 850 artists biographies and detailed exhibition reviews since 1996 with text and hundreds of images.



Galerie Faber

Fotoforum West

Awards, contests

See:  Awards  Photography Events


Ballet photography by Andrea Paolini Merlo.

The Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Photography Collection

Black and white photography

Blind Spot photography magazine.

Blogs and journals


Bob Books
Create your own photo book in hardback.


Boston University Photographic Resource Center
The Photographic Resource Center is an independent non-profit organization that exists to facilitate the study and dissemination of information relating to photography.

British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies (BAPLA)
Image search of architecture arts & entertainment, celebrities, documentary, history, people, science,  technology, sport and travel.

British Journal of Photography

The Burns Archive
700,000 plus vintage photography.


California Museum of Photography
UCR. Searchable exhibitions, webworks, collections and photographers.

Canon Image Gateway
Canon iMage Gateway is an exclusive online photography resource and service for owners of qualified Canon products.

Cassegrain, Christophe
Large format landscape photographs stripped of all human, social or cultural presence. This site also has a fine link directory of established art photographers.

Cave photography

Cave photography tips.

Innermost Imagery Collecting photographs

Collecting and appraising photographs.
i Photo Central

i Photo Central

Courses and schools

See: Photography Schools

U.S. schools of photography. Photography classes. Photography colleges and photography courses.

Photography Online Courses
School of Photography offer online photography courses in basic and creative photography, freelance photography…

Czech photography

Jiri Farkas
Website dedicated to Czech photography, as well as travel and landscape photography, travelogues, stock photos and fine art prints.



Contemporary Daguerreotypes

Daguerreotype online gallery at the Library of Congress.

19th Century American Daguerreotype Artists: Craig’s Daguerreian Registry

Portraits and Views, 1836-1864: US Library of Congress

The Daguerreian Society
Dedicated to the history, science, and art of the daguerreotype.

Wikipedia entry on the Daguerrotype.

Digital cameras, digital photography

Digital Camera Resource Page

Digital Camera Review
Reviews of digital cameras, news, forums.

A complete guide to digital cameras and digital photography.

Hewlett-Packard Digital Photography Guide
Everything you need to take, print and share digital photos.
Digital camera news.

Mac digital photography.
MacDevCenter top ten digital photography tips.

Photo net
Digital camera reviews, discussion, galleries.

Wikipedia entry on digital photography.


Wikipedia entries on famous photographers.

Wikipedia entries on photography.


Eastman House, U.S. The International Museum of Photography and Film

European photography

The European House of Photography, Paris.
Online photography gallery. Permanent exhibits.

Fotomuseum Winterthur
Winterthur CH

European Photography
Göttingen GER

Kicken Gallery Köln
Cologne GER

SK Stiftung Kultur
Frankfurt GER

National Museum of Photography, Film & Television
London GB

Photology La Maison Européene de la Photographie Paris
Paris FRA

Photographie en France
Paris FRA

Perpignan Photo Festival
Perpignan FRA

Centre National de la Photographie
Paris FRA

The Nederlands Foto Instituut organizes again this biennal photographic event. Fotografie Ausbildung Info
Germany GER